Tekee Tim's Tips of the Week
Every week Tim will be giving you useful hints and tips to get more out of your computers, systems and online services, so watch this space!
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If you have a house or office with multiple Apple devices, iMacs, MacBooks, iPhones, iPads etc it can be a pain to have to download all the updates for each device separately. This tip will help you get around that problem.
As you travel around with your laptop, you'll end up connecting to all sorts of WiFi networks and this can cause problems if you're back at home or in the office and there's a WiFi hotspot nearby that your device keeps trying to connect instead of your own connection.
Luckily it's easy to stop this happening and we'll run through ways to do it on Windows and Mac in this tip.
When you're looking for a new computer, there are a few things you need to bear in mind when making a decision.
In this week's tip, Tekee Tim will help you through the process.
One of the great features of macOS is the ability to use almost any file as a template for creating new files based on that file.
If you're working a lot with websites, you need to stick with standard ASCII characters so that they can be displayed properly on the site. By default macOS uses 'smart quotes' in order to make the quotes look better in a document but these can cause problems if you try to copy and paste the text into a website CMS.
Luckily, it's very easy to turn off smart quotes so that you use standard ASCII characters instead.
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