Blog (Topic: Tech Tips)

No matter how intuitive Apple products are, you can never expect to know everything. That's where we come in. From setting up your devices to managing settings and features, we've got you covered.


Introduction to iCloud Collaboration in iWork

Posted Feb 27 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips, Apps

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Group projects in school or team work in the office usually mean working on some sort of document together, collaboration is a must needed feature within productivity apps. Many apps, such as Google Docs and Microsoft Office have offered real time collaboration in their applications for quite sometime. During 2016, Apple brought these real time editing features to their iWork Suite of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, allowing teams to work on the same Pages document, Numbers spreadsheet, or Keynote presentation at the same time, and it works incredibly well.


5 Hidden Features in iOS 10

Posted Nov 30, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

Hidden Features in iOS 10

With iOS 10, Apple has announced many new features to the operating system which is available to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. In this blog, we will be going over five hidden and very useful features in iOS 10.


How to Use Multiple Desktops on macOS

Posted Nov 30, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

The Multiple Desktop feature on macOS allows users to have different applications open throughout multiple desktops. This allows users to not have all applications open in a single desktop, but able to organize them between desktops. In this blog, we will go over the various ways to switch between desktops along with providing a video tutorial on using this feature.


Quitting Applications, Not Just Application Windows

Posted Nov 29, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

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Closing an application window differs from closing an application completely on a Mac. Closing a window, simply just closes the window from the computer. However, some applications, like Safari, Chrome, Word, and others will still leave the application running when the window was only closed. This makes the computer keep using some resources, such as the computer’s memory, to keep the application running even if it’s not being used. In this blog, we will be going over how to quit applications fully and the multiple ways to do so.


An Introduction to Finder on macOS

Posted Nov 10, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

ImageFinder is the file viewer on macOS. It allows users to easily locate files, documents, applications, and more throughout the hard drive. If you’re new to the Mac, it may seem confusing how it all works. In this blog, we will be going over an introduction to using Finder.


Video: How to Export iWork Documents to Microsoft Office Formats

Posted Nov 7, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

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iWork is an incredibly useful productivity suite which includes the applications: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Have you ever needed to share your iWork documents with someone running a PC with Microsoft Office? In this video blog, we will be going over how to export Pages, Numbers, and Keynote files as Microsoft Office documents.


CityMac Tip: How to Set an Alert in Calendar on macOS

Posted Nov 4, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

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Having your computer remind you of an event in your calendar is much easier than having to write it down and having to remember to look at a piece of paper. With the Calendar app on macOS, it is very easy to set alerts to have your computer remind you of your events. In this video, we will be going over how to set an alert on your Mac using the calendar app.


5 Features New Mac Users Need to Know

Posted Oct 21, 2016 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

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If you are new to using a Mac, you may want to know a few easy tips about learning the basics of your Mac. In this video blog, we will be going over a few tricks to help you master the Mac!