In this lesson that has been added to the full Pixelmator Pro Essentials Tutorial see how to use the new Pixelmator Pro extension in Photos for Mac. This extension gives you access to the full Pixelmator Pro App directly within the Photos window. Layers and text can be added to an image and saved back to Photos with the layers still editable! Current All Access Members can view the full Pixelmator Pro tutorial here…
Free Mac Video Tutorials from TheMacU.com
In this lesson that has been added to the full Pixelmator Pro Essentials Tutorial see how to use the new Export for Web and Quick Export options. These will allow you to export multiple formats or sizes of an image file with just a few clicks! Current All Access Members can view the full tutorial here…
In this buying guide video learn about the current (Mid 2019) MacBook Pro lineup. The video covers the current models of the 13 inch and 15 inch MacBook Pros that are for sale from Apple. We use the comparison page on Apple.com to view the differences between the three models. Below you will find links to discounted MacBook Pros on Amazon, RefurbMe and Adorama. I’m also including links to a few different USB-C to USB-3 adapters, USB-C Displays and and other MacBook Pro accessories.
Browse MacBook Pro on Apples Amazon store. Some discounts on new MacBook Pros here but since they we just recently updated the discounts are limited…
Discounted older models…
When traveling with my MacBook Pro I always put it in a cushioned sleeve. This makes it easy to place into another bag or carry under my arm. These sleeves provide protection and extra pockets for chargers or cords.
All current MacBook Pros only come with 2 or 4 USB-C ports. If you use peripherals with older USB or other connections you need adapters or a hub!
USB-C Adapters on Amazon. A must have for new MacBook & MacBook Pros that only have USB-C ports. Small and cheap!
USB-C Hubs. I like these 2 hubs because they provide a USB-C in port that can charge the MacBook Pro as well!
It’s easy to attach a display to any Macbook Pro to expand the amount of screen area you have to work with or close the lid of your MacBook Pro and work only on the external display. I use the LG Ultrafine 5K 27″ display. It’s served me very well for nearly 3 years. Great for viewing and editing photos, not to mention recording video tutorials!
Below are some other USB-C Monitors that will work out of the box with a MacBook Pro released in the last few years…
In this lesson from the full “View & Organize” Tutorial on Photos for Mac see how to hide photos in your library or delete them. When deleting a photo it will remain available for 30 days during which it can be recovered. See how that works in this video.
Learn much more in the full “View & Organize” and the “Edit & Share” tutorials for Photos
In this quick lesson learn about the current (Mid 2019) Macbook lineup. We cover the current models of the Macbook and MacBook Air that are for sale from Apple. We check use the comparison page on Apple.com to view the differences between the three models. Below you will find links to discounted MacBooks on Amazon and Adorama. I’m also including links to a few different USB-C to USB-3 adapters and hubs.
USB-C Adapters on Amazon. A must have for new MacBooks that only have USB-C ports. Small and cheap!
USB-C Hubs. I like these 2 hubs because they provide a USB-C in port that can charge the Macbook as well!
In this free lesson from the full tutorial on Preview for Mac see how to convert and/or resize individual or multiple images at once with Preview. Learn much more in the Full Tutorial!
In this free lesson added to the full tutorial on Mac Backup see how to transfer your current Time Machine Backup to a new hard drive. This can be very useful when your current backup drive is full and you need to upgrade to a larger one. Transferring your Time Machine Backup retains all the backed up files on the original drive rather than starting from scratch with a new backup. Learn much more in the Full Tutorial!
In this free lesson from TheMacU.com see what steps to take before you give your old Mac away, sell it or trade it in for a new one!
To see how much $$ you can get for a Mac trade in from Gazelle go to www.TheMacU.com/trade.
In this lesson from the “Learn – Mac Backup” tutorial we take a look document versions feature which can be used along with a Time Machine Backup. With Document Versions you can browse auto-saved snap shots of a document that follow its history from bring created to all the edits and changes to its current form. Any of those past versions can then be restored with a click! Learn much more in the Full Tutorial!
In this lesson that’s included in the full tutorial on CleanMyMac X we take a look at the new “Space Lens” scanner. With Space Lens you can quickly visualize what folders and files are taking up the most room on your hard drive(s).