, pub-2479148851417979, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 Quick Tips for Mac Geeks: May 2016

Sunday, May 22, 2016

iPhone 6s plus unboxing vs iPhone 5S: Should you upgrade? - 2016

IPhone 6 S Plus Unboxing and New Features :
Largest Iphone 5.5 inch Screen (4” Screen on the 5s)
A9 chip with 64-bit architecture
Embedded M9 motion coprocessor
Iphone 5 A7 chip Iphone 6 A8 - It's about 50 to 60 percent faster than the A8
has 2 gigs of Ram 1 gig 5S

Faster Processor (twice as fast) - Games run fast

Retina HD display and 3D Touch

3D Touch - force touch - Twitter

Touch ID is faster and more accurate

Has 240 fps support to the iPhone 5S's 120-fps at 720p record footage at 4K, slow motion is awesome!

Has touch ID and Apple Pay


Two new cameras - front and rear cameras has better color and more details

The 5S boasts an 8MP rear sensor, but the 6S comes with an improved 12MP version

the selfie camera doesn’t have a flash but apple added a brighter screen to get a better pic

12mp and 5MP front - 8mp 1.2 front for better selfies

6s Plus has - 4k video

optical image stabilization - better low light pictures

Live Photo's - Takes a video before and after the pic

Solid battery life - longest several hours more use

Disclaimer - Use these tips and all these channel tips at your own risk

Thursday, May 12, 2016

How to Back-up your Mac OS X with and external drive - Yosemite and El Capitan

How to Back-up your Mac to an external drive using apple built in program called time machine. Learn how to back-up your MacBook Air laptop or desktop to and external drive using Time Machine.

If your hardrive died? Would you lose years of photos, music, videos, email and more? With external drives you can make a backup and with Time Machine (built into Mac OS X) it is so easy to set up.

DISCLAIMER: Use these tips at your own Risk

Monday, May 9, 2016

Where do files that has been shared via AirDrop go?

They get placed on your mac in the downloads folder of the user account that your logged in as.

To get to your downloads folder, click on the finder and select the go menu and select downloads.

How to re-download El Capitan on a Mac

1. Launch the Mac App Store from your Dock

2. Search for "OS X El Capitan"

3. Select El Capitan in the search results

4. Click on the Download link. 

You may need to sign into the App Store first. 

This will download the full El Capitan upgrade installer into your Applications folder. 

If the App Store tells you that you already have El Capitan installed, just press Continue.

5. If you want to make a back-up of the installer now is the time to do it as it get deleted after you install it. Just quit the installer look for it in your applications folder and copy it to another drive.

6. Now to reinstall just launch the installer and proceed with its instructions. You can use the installer to upgrade in place over your existing build.

7. When the installation is done and the system has rebooted, it should be running the latest released update, 10.11.4

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