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Hidden Functions of F 1 Through F 12

People say that you should not take shortcuts in life, but when using my Mac I can appreciate a great shortcut that makes my work easier. Your F 1 to F 12 keys are fast and easy ways to change settings on your Mac without allot of fuss, but what about a shortcut to the shortcut?

Here is something you should keep in your mental arsenal when wanting to change master settings on your Mac. Adding the Option Key to the Function that you are trying to toggle opens its respective preference pain and tab within System Preferences. This proves useful when you need to change sound schemes, update video displays or a host of other settings easily.

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Bring Your Own Device (B>Y>O>D)

Remember the parties in the back yard with the grill burning and all the folks with cups in hand listening to the jams blasting through the stereo? There were several coolers of this drink and that drink and you or your uncle would be back and forth between the kitchen and the grill filling the cups up with your favorite drink. Bring your own bottle (B.Y.O.B) is the quote the person planning the party would tell all who is invited. Read on to catch my drift…

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Apple Is With Us

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc. had this to say to us, the developers and his company at the end of the keynote address at this years Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) “Only Apple could make such amazing hardware, software and services. We are so proud of these products as they are perfect examples of what Apple does best and ultimately its why people choose to come to work at Apple and with Apple. To do the very best work of their lives. To create products that empower people to do great things. To make a difference in the lives of so many people around the world. The products we make, combined with the apps that you create can fundamentally change the world and really I can’t think of a better reason of getting up in the morning.”

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16, 32 or 64GB…To Buy Or Not To Buy is the question

Currently the iPhone and iPad come in three different sizes. When we say sizes we are speaking of hard drive capacities. The storage on these devices range from 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB. Often times we are asked “what size iOS device should I buy”?

We usually start by asking these three questions as follows:

1. Do you have a good backup strategy?
2. How big is your music, video and apps library?

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