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My Preference of iPad over Mac Mini

iPad or Mac Mini

I came into the Apple world via an iPhone. From the iPhone, I expanded to iPads. While I enjoyed my iPhone and iPad, I had “old school” encouragement to get a Mac. For some reason, folks in my age group think computing isn’t computing until you have a desktop, either PC or Mac. I resisted [...]

Apple Pay: Mac Mini vs iPad

Apple Pay

I learned an interesting lesson today. I learned that if I use my Mac Mini to purchase something online using the Apple Pay card, the card defaults to cash. In other words, it would draw the money from the balance of the accumulated cash I received from prior purchases made with the card. How Apple Pay Works [...]

Mac’s AirDrop Not Working Properly


AirDrop is a convenient feature to have in the Apple ecosystem. It allows me to work more efficiently when it works. With AirDrop, I can modify images on one device and drop them to another. This feature is particularly useful because I do the image editing on the iPad and writing on the Mac. Adding [...]

Apple’s Universal Control Keeps Disconnecting

Universal Control

I love Apple’s Universal Control feature. For those unfamiliar with it, Universal Control allows me to control my Mac computer and two other devices (two iPads) with one keyboard and mouse. It’s a lovely feature. I have an iPad on each side of the Mac and vacillate using all three displays. It’s called Low-Tech Grandma [...]