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Black Friday deal are starting really early this year and there are some good ones! Check out the list below for the best deals on Apple products along with other tech and photography items. This list will be updated occasionally as new deals are introduced.

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In this lesson from the upcoming “Learn – Music for Mac” tutorial see how to use the Up Next feature to build and edit a live playlist on the fly from anywhere in your music library.  All Access Members can view all of the full tutorials for Mac, iPhone & iPad.

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In this lesson from the full “Learn – Pages for Mac” tutorial see how to add links into your documents. You can link to web pages, email addresses or another page in the document. Current All Access Members can view the full Pages for Mac tutorial here…

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In this lesson from the “macOS Catalina Core Concepts” tutorial get back to basics with a look at the General System Preference Pane. This is a good review for Mac users that goes through how to control options for scrolling, saving, system colors and more! The full Catalina Core Concepts tutorial is available for All Access Members with a lesson on every System Preference Pane!

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In this lesson that has been added to the full Pixelmator Pro Essentials Tutorial see how to precisely retouch a photo, paint or draw with an Apple Pencil in Pixelmator Pro on an iPad display with Sidecar! For those with both a Mac and iPad as well as an Apple Pencil this is an awesome new feature. Current All Access Members can view the full Pixelmator Pro tutorial here…

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In this lesson from the upcoming “What’s New in macOS Catalina” tutorial see how it’s now possible to control your Mac completely with your voice. With voice control active we can launch apps, create new documents, dictate & edit text, perform mouse clicks and more! Current All Access Members can view all the available tutorials tutorial here…

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In this lesson from the upcoming “What’s New in macOS Catalina” tutorial get look at the new Mac Music App. In macOS Catalina iTunes is replaced with 3 Apps. Music, TV and Podcasts. TheMacU.com will have full tutorials on all three later this year. Current All Access Members can the available tutorials tutorial here…

Click below to start a free trial of Apple Music.

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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…

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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…

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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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