Macs Links

Buzzwords Links related to Macs presented in a somewhat random fashion: Air https://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop/buy-mac/macbook-air Big Sur https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/06/apple-introduces-macos-big-sur-with-a-beautiful-new-design https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-says-new-macos-big-sur-update-is-its-biggest-design-change-in-20-years What’s new: App Library – Cycling Directions – Picture in Picture – Smart Stack – Translate What’s updated: Memojis with Face Coverings, Messages, Siri, Widgets Virtual tour https://help.apple.com/macos/catalina/early-2020/macbook-pro-13 Sidecar https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210380 Migration https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204350 Decluttering How to find & delete …

Computers

Photo: Experimax Computer = Electronic device that stores and manipulates information Translating: What is a computer? Spanish: ¿Qué es una computadora? Apple is running an ad where a kid asks, ‘What’s a computer?’ — and people find it infuriating … Why? We are abandoning desks and laptops for mobile screens. The commercial is not irritating …

Telescopes

Photo: GSFC, NGC 180 Spotlight on telescopes around the globe and in nearby space: Hubble hubblesite.org Spektr-RG https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/german-russian-astronomy-satellite-launches https://time.com/5625975/russia-telescope-space Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST, formerly the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, ATST) – https://www.nso.edu/telescopes/dki-solar-telescope – represents a collaboration of 22 institutions, reflecting a broad segment of the solar …

Macs

Photo: Apples Spotlight on Macintosh computers / smartphones / tv devices Key Links apple.com environment Final Cut apple.com/final-cut-pro/ Macbook apple.com/macbook-pro-13 – buy 13-inch-space-gray-1.4ghz-quad-core-processor-with-turbo-boost-up-to-3.9ghz 61W USB C Power Adapter https://www.macrumors.com/guide/macbook-pro-air-deals/ https://prices.appleinsider.com/macbook-pro-13-inch-2020 https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/06/06/lowest-prices-save-up-to-200-on-every-2020-13-inch-macbook-pro-plus-70-off-applecare https://www.bestbuy.com/site/apple-macbook-pro-13-display-with-touch-bar-intel-core-i5-16gb-memory-1tb-ssd-latest-model-space-gray/6287730.p?skuId=6287730 Safe Mode support.apple.com/en-us/HT201262 Thunderbolt Wikipedia Support support.apple.com support.apple.com/contact Vintage What Happens When Your Apple Products Become ‘Vintage’ or ‘Obsolete?’ Mac ID appleid.apple.com Continuity …

iPhone

Buzzwords Spotlight on the iPhone with links to features presented in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines This app will tell you if your iPhone has been hacked https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-se-vs-iphone-11-comparing-cameras-both-phones-specs/ Apple sells several different iPhone models — here’s how much they all cost Pictures don’t appear in text messages? Here’s the fix! Key Links apple.com/iphone/ compare iphone …

Firefox Links

Photo: National Park Service, Island Fox Links related to the Firefox browser presented in somewhat random fashion: New: Picture-in-Picture tk Accessibility Accessibility Features: Zoom, Fonts and Colors Address Bar The address bar might be the most powerful tool in the sleek new Firefox toolbar. Start typing, and see suggestions based on your browsing and search …

WordPress

Logo WordPress – wordpress.org – is the platform for our website. And to mix metaphors, it is also the current mystery box we are currently curating and unpacking. Key Links wordpress.org blogging-university email address Questions How often do administrators have to log in? #tk How do I install a plugin? Any anomalies in sessions this …

Livestreaming and archived video

Poster This page is a special shoutout to those attempting livestreaming and recorded video from the event organizers, educators, tour guides, artisans, academics, and others featured and linked from Planeta.com. For all of us, this page is a DIY (do it yourself) guide to making the most of free video services. It also acknowledges the …

Skype

Logo Making the most of the social web, we are seeking your tips on making the most of real-time video calls. Where is the conversation? Everywhere! Are you using Duo, Facetime, Facebook Messenger, Houseparty, Whatsapp, Zoom, or Skype — skype.com — first released in 2003, making quite the leap forward with phone calls. We explore …

Duo

Logo Making the most of the social web, we are seeking your tips on making the most of real-time video calls. Where is the conversation? Everywhere! Are you using Facetime, Facebook Messenger, Houseparty, Skype, Whatsapp, Zoom, or Duo, a video chat mobile app developed by Google. We explore this in depth: Embedded Tweets Stay in …