A Tale of Mac Success

3:57 PM, Aug. 24th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals

Nancy Carroll Gravley

With each new advancement in our technology it sometimes does us good to stop and remember the little reasons we love our Macs so much. Nancy Carroll Gravley shares a simple little story of how a Mac, a job, and a little guidance helped someone change her life.

Some Tips to Help Novice Users Get Started with Lion

3:55 PM, Aug. 11th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals


Nancy Carroll Gravley evaluates the advantages of novice Mac users moving up to Lion, and thinks it’s a great idea for most new Mac users. Better yet, she has some tips to help them along with the process.

Special Tips For Address Book & Keychain

4:55 PM, Jul. 6th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals

Sample Steve

Nancy Carroll Gravley has found three tips for Address Book and Keychain that she hopes will open up new experiences for beginners. One involves controlling information on a vCard, the next is about working with Groups in AddressBook, and the third is a great tip for accessing your keychain on another computer.

Free Is Good: Four Handy Mac Apps

5:30 PM, Apr. 29th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals


Nancy Carroll Gravley discusses four free useful Mac applications that any beginner can use, including SwordfishExpress, Art Text 2 Lite, Monolingual, and EasyEnvelopes for Mac.

A Little Something For Everyone - Four Mac Tips For Beginners

5:58 PM, Mar. 24th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals


Nancy dug into her bag of tips and came up with four secrets to help your spelling problems, cool keyboard shortcuts, making Sticky Notes more powerful, and determining primary fonts in TextEdit.  And then there’s that whole brain damage thing…

They Came, They Waited, They Bought - A New iPad That Is

10:10 AM, Mar. 14th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals

Apple launched the iPad 2 last Friday, and at the Barton Creek Apple Store in Austin, Texas they lined up by the hundreds hoping for a chance to buy one. Their reasons for being there were diverse, their goals all the same. Nancy Gravley spoke with people in line to find out why they wanted Apple’s latest tablet.

Solving Frustrating Problems On Your Mac

4:20 PM, Feb. 24th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals


Nothing is more frustrating for new Mac users than simple problems for which you can not seem to find a cure.  Nancy identifies three of those problems and the evasive cures that will keep you going.

What’s In Store For Attendees at Macworld 2011

10:44 AM, Jan. 14th, 2011 · · Computing with Bifocals

With Macworld Expo 2011 is less than two weeks away, Nancy Gravley spoke with event organizer Paul Kent to find out what he’s excited about, and to find out who this year’s feature presenters will be.