Chicago: Cook County Sheriff warns of Apple iPhone Scam

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning residents about a sophisticated phone scam in which an unsolicited caller claims to be a representative from Apple, Inc. In the scam, the caller states there has been a security compromise to a user’s device and/or iCloud account, according to a press release from Dart’s office. The caller […]

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Automator Action: Move Recently Downloaded Files to the Trash

Automator is a Mac app that lets a user automate certain tasks on their Mac.  It is available in the Finder > Applications folder.  I have been using this app to automate some repetitive tasks that I normally do manually. If you’re like me, you frequently download files into the Download folder and most of them are […]

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What is the Keychain App on a Mac and how is it used?

Keychain Access is a macOS app that stores your passwords and account information and reduces the number of passwords you have to remember and manage. When you access a website, email account, network server, or other password-protected item, you may be given the option to remember or save the password. If you choose to save […]

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How to get a “Save As….” option in virtually any Mac App

Years ago, the Save As…. option used to appear by default within the FILE menu option in apps such as iWork, Pages, and others.  Now, because of someone at Apple who decided to hide the option, a user has to make it appear with a quick key combination. Here’s how: While inside an app, select […]

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