We had a bit of trouble at first getting some Acer K272HUL monitors to work with some Macs on campus, and Google searches came up with threads like this, which offered some helpful tips, but not a full solution. So if you happen to have an Acer K272HUL (or perhaps a similar model) and some […]
One of our users likes to see a print preview by default in Numbers. This was available in the older version of Numbers, but it's gone from the newer version of Numbers. Unfortunately, the most viable solution for this is just to keep using the old version of Numbers. If you're complaining about this issue, […]
When you try to share a GarageBand project out from the iPad, the immediately apparent options may include only Facebook, SoundCloud, and YouTube (yes, even if you select the More option). If you want to export your project to Google Drive, you may have to take a few extra steps. Select your project by either […]
It's not super obvious how to add a fax number to a contact in iOS (iPad/iPhone). When you edit a contact and add a new number, the only two immediately apparent options are home and work. If you tap on one of them, you'll some hidden options appear, including home fax and work fax.
One Use Case I'm not really sure how useful this is to other folks, but we're in a primarily Mac environment and have a Windows computer joined to Active Directory that's handy to use for people's password changes. Once people have changed their passwords... no need to be logged in any more, so this just […]
AirDrop for wireless only by default By default, Apple enables AirDrop only for wireless and not for wired connections. So if you'd like to enable AirDrop for wired connections, launch up the Terminal.app (which you can find in Applications > Utilities), and then paste in one of the following two commands. Command for only the […]
Why would you do this? It's fast. Over Thunderbolt, cloning a roughly 30 GB (of used space) image takes only a few minutes. Minimal additional cost. Sure, you probably paid money for your Macs, but this method uses only included software... and one US$40 cable. No external media or extra setup. You don't have to […]
Update: The easiest way to do this is actually to install Offset and then put a RemoveLastUserKeychains script into /usr/local/offset/logout-every (make sure it's owned by root:wheel and has 755 permissions). What's the problem? If you're in a primarily or exclusively Mac environment, but you're managing logins through Active Directory, password changes on the AD level […]