Tag Archive for: MacBook Pro

In this quick lesson from TheMacU.com see how to use split or full screen multitasking along with Mission Control. In this example we setup 7 Apps running in 5 separate desktops or spaces. Learn more about multitasking and mission control in our full macOS Core Concepts Tutorial.

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In this quick lesson see how to navigate Finder Windows, the Menubar and even the Dock with just your keyboard. At times utilizing the keyboard can be more efficient than your Trackpad or Mouse. Learn more about the Finder in our macOS Core Concepts Tutorial.

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In this lesson that’s been added to our full tutorial on What’s New in macOS Monterey see how to use Universal Control to control an iPad with the trackpad and keyboard of a Mac. With universal control its possible to drag and drop between a Mac and iPad or two Macs.
Learn more about the new features in macOS Monterey in our Full Tutorial

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In this lesson from our full tutorial on the Mail App built into every Mac learn several ways to find emails. We cover the search field, filter controls, sorting options, Flags, and VIPs.
Learn more about using the Mac Mail App in our Full Tutorial

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In this lesson that’s now part of the Tidbits lesson in the full “What’s New in macOS Monterey” tutorial see how to use the new Erase All Contents and Settings feature in macOS Monterey. This makes preparing a Mac to sell, trade-in or give away a lot easier. In just a few clicks all your data is erased and after restarting a clean install of macOS is ready for a new user!
The mac in this video was traded in for cash with Gazelle. To see what your devices are worth take a look here… https://themacu.com/gazelle

Learn more about all the new features in macOS Monterey in our What’s New Tutorial.

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In this lesson that’s been added to the full “What’s New in macOS Monterey” tutorial see how to use the Mac Shortcuts App to find or build automation’s that can save time! We look at the basics of the Shortcuts App as well as how to build a custom image overlay shortcut with actions from Pixelmator Pro! Learn more about all the new feature in macOS Monterey in our What’s New Tutorial.

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In this lesson see how the “Charge to Full Now” battery management feature works in macOS. If you have a MacBook that remains connected to power most of the time macOS will prevent the battery from charging past 80% to maintain optimal battery health. In this lesson, we look at how to tell the MacBook to charge fully and how the feature can be deactivated in the Battery System Preference Pane. Learn more about all Mac System Preferences in our macOS Core Concepts Tutorial.

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In this tutorial we look at the various ways to utilize an Apple Music Subscription. Learn to add and integrate songs into your existing music library or only stream songs available on Apple Music. We also look at how to use the Radio feature, share what you’re listening to with friends and more!
View more details, and a free lesson Here…
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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…

Click here for MacBook Pros at Adorama that are discounted 10% or more!

Browse refurbished Macs, iPads and iPhones at RefurbMe.com!

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…



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In this free lesson see how to use the Touch Bar in newer MacBook Pros to quickly take screenshots and share them to various locations.

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