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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.

5 Free Mac Tips, No Standing In Line

5:17 PM, Dec. 3rd, 2010 · · Computing with Bifocals

Searching Safari

Nancy Carroll Gravley offers up five shortcuts and tips to help make your Mac life easier while you rush through this busy time of year. She covers backwards tabbing, to font controls, iCal shortcuts, duplication tips, and using Find in Safari

Lets Talk About iPads: Case & Keyboard Advice

2:58 PM, Nov. 5th, 2010 · · Computing with Bifocals


If you have an iPad, you might have some questions about it. What kind of case do I need? Can I use a keyboard? Where can I get help? Nancy Carroll Gravley tackles these mysteries (with pictures!) in today’s Computing with Bifocals.

Me + Mac = TMO

2:54 PM, Sep. 17th, 2010 · · Computing with Bifocals


September is usually a milestone month in my family. My twin and I celebrate our birthday as does our younger brother. It was also the month that our parents, who were married for 69 years, were married. But this particular September is causing a bit of reflective time.

Safari for Sore Eyes

2:05 PM, Sep. 10th, 2010 · · Computing with Bifocals


Having trouble reading Web pages? Nancy Gravley shows you how to make Safari help out your eyes. She also has some tips on how to deal with Mac and application crashes, along with a reminder why DigitalColor Meter is a handy app to keep around.