Alive and Well From Macworld

3:21 PM, Feb. 12th, 2010 · · Computing with Bifocals


Despite concerns that Macworld Expo 2010 wouldn't have the same energy as past years, the event seemed to hit the ground running. Nancy Gravley is one of The Mac Observer's on-location team, and she has a few thoughts to share on how the first expo day turned out.

Getting It Right With Numbers Templates

5:20 PM, Dec. 23rd, 2009 · · Computing with Bifocals


In this installment of Computing With Bifocals, Nancy Carroll Gravley shows you how easy it is to work with templates in iWork's Numbers spreadsheet.

A Kinder, Gentler Snow Leopard

9:00 AM, Nov. 4th, 2009 · · Computing with Bifocals


Behind all of Snow Leopard's glamor and the "under the hood" changes, someone has paid attention to some of the little things as well -- such as simpler directions and basic terminology. Nancy Carroll Gravley shares some of the features she's found in Snow Leopard that are easier to use and understand.

Sharing Images with Mail and iChat

11:00 AM, Sep. 25th, 2009 · · Computing with Bifocals


Nancy Carroll Gravley shares some great tips for sending high resolution images to friends and family, resending email messages, and annotating images quickly and easily so you can get back to checking out your photo collection.

Speech Recognition: Making Your Mac Listen to You

12:20 PM, Jul. 27th, 2009 · · Computing with Bifocals


You can verbally direct your Mac to find a phone number, open an application, send an email, or insert text in a document.  Nancy Carroll Gravley gives you the how-to, along with some ideas on how to use speech recognition on your Mac.

Cool Stuff Hiding Inside Mac OS X

12:58 PM, Mar. 18th, 2009 · · Computing with Bifocals


Mac OS X includes a long list of features, and some that you might overlook can come in handy every day -- or even save you a few dollars. Nancy dives into some of her favorites and shares how they make her Mac even easier to use.