Whether you want to be more efficient, solve problems or just get more done, we’ll show you how with dozens of tips to help you boost your Mac’s performance
Whatever you use your Mac for – whether it’s work or pleasure, whether you spend hours in front of it every day or only a couple of hours a week, and whether you’ve been using OS X for years or are a relatively recent adopter, the chances are that you’re not using it quite as efficiently or effectively as you could be.
It might be that you’re clicking and pointing at menu items instead of saving time with a keyboard shortcut, or that you haven’t configured text shortcuts that suit the way you work; maybe you keep inadvertently invoking Mission Control or Safari’s tab previews because your trackpad setup isn’t optimised for your work activities.
But don’t panic: over the course of this guide, we’ll fix that. We’ll show you how to set up your Mac so it’s perfectly suited to the way you use it and so that you can get the most out of it, whether for work or fun. We’ll help you iron out the wrinkles that creep into all of our routines, troubleshooting problems, cutting stress and saving you time in the process.
We’ve also got a bunch of keyboard shortcuts for you to memorise; from the ones you should be using already right through to those you may not have known even existed. All you have to do is train your hand to reach for the keyboard rather than the trackpad or mouse.
And, if that’s not enough, we’ll show you how to make your Mac run faster, too. Let’s get started…