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How To Get Started in IT – What Certifications Do You Need?

If you have a library card, check your library system for certification training materials, both physical and electronic. My library system gives me access to LinkedIn Learning (formally Lynda.com), which has video training tracks. It’s already paid for by your taxes, so take advantage of what your library offers you.

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iMore – How to reset your Mac before selling it

If you’re an Apple fan like me, you probably watched the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote today. During the presentation, completely virtual thanks to our good friend COVID-19, introduced new updates to the various Apple operating systems (iOS, iPadOS, WatchOS, MacOS, tvOS). What you probably didn’t know (yet) was which Apple devices are no longer supported with these new versions…like my MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, both from 2012, and my iMac from 2013. It’s time to upgrade!

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Back Up Your Data!

I’ve become a fan of YouTube productivity guru Thomas Frank recently. I’m always looking for ways to make my everyday life more efficient and effective, and his videos are both informative and entertaining. During one of his videos, Thomas tasks about backing up your data as part of your digital data organization strategy.

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How To Improve Your Video Calls In 5 Minutes

This is great advice from Becca Farsace of The Verge, regardless of whether you use Zoom, Skype, or any other video calling service.