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Apple’s new M2-family chips see updated Mac mini and MacBook Pro models, and Dave, John, and Pete talk through the impacts of that…for them and for you.
Quick Tips rule the week, with the Finder sidebar getting special attention. Keyboard shortcuts are the runner-up, too, with lots of love there, as well.
Lastly but not leastly: your questions. How do you print envelopes? How do you generate passwords? Your three favorite geeks have answers!
- 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 965 for Monday, January 23, 2023
- 00:06:17 Apple’s M2 Evolution into Mac mini and MacBook Pro
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- Quick Tips
- 00:30:35 Tigg-QT-Rearrange Groups in Finder Sidebar
- 00:33:04 RichardA-QT-Keeping Finder Tags Simple…and Useful
- 00:34:50 PorthosJon-QT-Disable Finder Icon Previews to Speed Things Up
- 00:35:47 Lee-QT-Live Captions (Beta) in iOS and macOS
- 00:39:44 Mark M-QT-Shift-and-Scroll-Wheel to Go Horizontal
- 00:41:27 PorthosJon-QT-Mass Quit Apps with Cmd-Tab and then Q (with Keyboard Maestro you can “Undo” an oops by Cmd-Q a second time before releasing! P2 )
- 00:44:53 Ben-QT-961-Learn iPad Keyboard Shortcuts by Holding Command Key
- 00:45:59 AQ-QT-Touch and Hold CarPlay’s App Grid Button to Activate Siri
- 00:47:44 TNPapa-QT-Use Cmd-Opt-W to Close all Finder Windows -> Works on MOST programs!
- 00:49:09 CheatSheet for macOS
- 00:50:11 Scott-QT-Use Carbon Copy Cloner to Schedule your Mac’s Weekly Restart
- 00:52:26 Pete’s advice: restart first!
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