Looking for fellow Apple enthusiasts from Bracknell and the surrounding area?
Look no further than the Bracknell Forest Mac User Group. Come along for a warm welcome to see if the Group is for you.
Members range from complete beginners to others with wide experience of Apple devices and everything related to them.
Here is the second iOS Primer. I hope some of the links below will be of benefit to both those new to Apple devices and those with a little more experience of them.
Across The Devices
Here is the first in what, it is hoped, will be a series of iOS X Primers written in an attempt to help users new to Apple devices to get accustomed to their iPhones and iPads. Each Primer will list of links to articles on websites such as http://osxdaily.com and http://macworld.com.
It is also hoped that some of the links will be of benefit to those with a little more experience of these devices.
All trademarks and copyrights on the websites to which these links take you are the property of the respective owners.]
Across The Devices
Welcome to Mac OS X Primer. This is the first in what, it is hoped, will be a series of items written in an attempt to help new Mac Users to get accustomed to their Apple computer. Each item will include a list of links to webpages that, for example, explain some of the differences between how a Mac and a Windows PC work.
It is also hoped that some of the links will be of benefit to those with a little more experience of Macs.
Here are some links that may be of interest to both those experiencing difficulties after upgrading to iOS 8 and those thinking about doing so. I am going to wait until Apple has issued 2 or 3 updates fixing the bugs causing some of the problems early upgraders are experiencing. I have no wish to unintentionally install iOS 8 and have successfully used the procedure suggested by OS X Daily to remove the copy Apple downloaded to my iPad's General Settings.
The webpage content under the heading Important Information about your Virgin Media Email Address and Google will be of interest to anyone who set up a Google account using an NTL or Virgin Media email address.
1) Use the Connection Doctor
If you're using Mac OS X 10.4 or later, have the Connection Doctor make a house call. In Mail, choose Connection Doctor from the Window menu to have it check your server connections. If it finds any trouble, it'll display a red Status indicator next to the problematic account and provide some information and advice in the Details column. If you see a red indicator, follow the doctor's advice to try and fix the issue.
2) Make Sure That You're Connected to the Internet
I have not visited the Mac 101 - Guides for the New Mac User series of articles since I last wrote about it on 26 October 2103. Christopher Breen drew this MacWorld.com’s series to a close on 13 February 2014. What the first paragraph of his closing article in effect said was
On Thursday evening I gave a quick demo to those who attended the BFMUG meeting. Before talking about the demo itself, let me explain some of the background to why I gave it
Recently I have been involved with working to open a new free school, my role has been to look at the technology infrastructure and end user devices for the school.
Part of the research has been to look at Apple’s education offering.
here is what I hope is a top tip for you - I recently had to sort out a large document folder with around 190+ documents and sub folders of related documents in it. The titles were all self explanatory if only I could just list them easily - copying and pasting that many titles didn’t appeal… Here’s what I discovered - if you simply drag the folder into an open TextWrangler document it will do all the work for you! Magically you’ll have a list of all the titles - Happy Days!
Download it here - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/textwrangler/id404010395?mt=12