Author Archives: Lori Kaufman

How to Change the Location Where Screenshots Are Saved on Your Mac

How to Change the Location Where Screenshots Are Saved on Your Mac

By default, when you take screenshots on your Mac, they are saved to the desktop. You can copy the screenshots from the desktop and paste them into a folder, but why do that extra work? Instead, you can save time and easily change the screenshot save location to any folder or create a new folder just for screenshots.

How to Batch Convert Images Using Automator on Your Mac

How to Batch Convert Images Using Automator on Your Mac

You can easily batch convert images from one format to another on your Mac. If you convert a lot of images often, Automator can help make that easier and faster to accomplish.

How to Use Plain Text Mode in TextEdit on Your Mac

How to Use Plain Text Mode in TextEdit on Your Mac

Plain text mode is not the default mode in TextEdit on your Mac. TextEdit was designed to be a rich text editor. In TextEdit, you can apply various fonts to your text, change the size and color of text, and apply another formatting like centering, line spacing, and bulleted lists.

How to Block Unwanted or Spam Text Messages on iPhone

How to Block Unwanted or Spam Text Messages on iPhone

You can block text messages that you don’t want in iOS. Prior to iOS 9, you could block a text message directly in the details of the message within the Messages app. Now, you have to add the number you want to block to your contacts and then block that contact in the Settings app. Here’s how to do that.

10 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on Your Windows PC

10 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on Your Windows PC

You’ve had your Windows PC for a few years now. When you first bought the computer, you thought you’d never use up that 1TB of disk space. Now, you’re running out of room. If you’re not ready to swap out the drive for a bigger one, there are ways you can easily free up space for your important programs and files by removing the unimportant and unused junk on your Windows PC.

How to Automatically Hide the Menu Bar on Your Mac

How to Automatically Hide the Menu Bar on Your Mac

The menu bar at the top of the screen on your Mac is very useful, providing access to system functions, app menus, and shortcuts to commonly used features in apps. However, it also takes up room on the screen. If you have a smaller display, you’ll be glad to know you can automatically hide the menu bar and claim back some precious screen space.

How to Print to PDF from Almost Any App on Your Mac

How to Print to PDF from Almost Any App on Your Mac

When you think of converting a document or web page to a PDF file, you probably think of third-party tools or browser extensions. However, the print to PDF feature is built in to the system on your Mac, and it’s easy to use.

How to Print to PDF from Almost Any App on Your iPhone or iPad

How to Print to PDF from Almost Any App on Your iPhone or iPad

The print to PDF feature on your iPhone and iPad makes it easy to convert a web page or document that you’re viewing to PDF and save that file to the cloud, email it to yourself, or copy or import it into another app.

How to Change the Default Email Client on Your Mac

How to Change the Default Email Client on Your Mac

The Mail app on your Mac is a decent email app and comes pre-installed and set as the default email client. However, if you don’t want to use the Mail app as the default email client, you can use a different email app, such as Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird, and I’ll show you how.

How to Create a New Apple ID on Your iPhone or iPad

How to Create a New Apple ID on Your iPhone or iPad

Every iOS and macOS device must have an Apple ID associated with it. In addition to being used to log in to your devices, your Apple ID also allows you to sync data among all your devices using iCloud.