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Hot Corners

hot corner is a corner of the display that allows you to direct control the computer without clicking or pressing any additional button. For example, I set the bottom left corner to put my display to sleep. 76 more words

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A screensaver is a simple artwork that covers your screen after a period of time. Having a screen saver enacted helps preserve the life of your display because it prevents a single still frame from “burning” into the screen. 153 more words

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Changing the Desktop Wallpaper

Your desktop wallpaper is probably the most unique thing about your Mac. A good choice will satisfy the eye for days, months or even a year or greater. 135 more words

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The Menu Bar


  • The Menu Bar contains all of the commands each application needs to operate.
  • Controls for each application are found in a menu.
  • The upper right corner of the Menu Bar contains system wide controls such as: Clock, Spotlight, Notification Center, Battery/Power, Time Machine and others.
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The Apple Menu


  • The Apple Menu is where commonly used commands are placed.
  • Use the Apple Menu to turn your Mac off, put it to sleep, log out, or restart.
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1. Turning Your Computer On and Off

If you own a computer you already know where the power button is and can turn it on.  What you may not know, however, is when to use the power button to turn your computer off.  354 more words


Apple mulled axing venerable Apple Menu for Control Center in OS X Yosemite

”In addition to the comprehensive redesign, OS X Yosemite could have made a significant change to how the Mac operating system functioned since it originally shipped just over thirty years ago,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac. 208 more words