Winner’s Circle

Pat McBeth was the lucky winner of a 1 year subscription to Disney+ drawn for at the January General Meeting. Congratulations Pat!!! Contents Winner’s CircleNew MembersThe Few Remaining Uses of the Word “Macintosh”Squash Is a Fun Way to Compress ImagesFront and...

New Members

Chris Alers & Ian Horridge   Matt Mannix Catherine & Wayne Pfenning   Elke Pettipas    Returning Members:   Bill & Jennifer Kennedy  Judy Tipple Contents Winner’s CircleNew MembersThe Few Remaining Uses of the Word “Macintosh”Squash Is a Fun Way to...

The Few Remaining Uses of the Word “Macintosh”

ADAM ENGST 10 January 202087 comments   A quick quiz—just answer quickly, without thinking about it: Are you a Macintosh user? I’m not actually interested in what computer you use, but your reaction to the word “Macintosh.” If you didn’t blink at it, you’ve probably...

Squash Is a Fun Way to Compress Images

JOSH CENTERS 27 January 20206 comments   We’re fans of MacPaw’s Setapp, which offers access to over 170 apps for $9.99 per month. When a specific need comes up, it’s nice to be able to click the Setapp icon in your menu bar, search for what you need to do, and get...

Front and Center Brings Back Classic Mac Window Management

JOSH CENTERS 10 January 202011 comments In the classic versions of Mac OS, if you clicked one application window, that click would bring all of that application’s windows to the front. Apple abandoned that behavior in Mac OS X, changing things so clicking an app’s...

Disable Turbo Boost to Simulate Low Power Mode for Macs

JOSH CENTERS 14 January 20207 comments  Sparked by rumors of a performance-enhancing Pro Mode for the Mac, developer and podcaster Marco Arment is calling on Apple to introduce a Low Power Mode for Mac laptops. Such a feature has already been available for iOS since...