iMessage Settings on macOS

iMessage, a messaging service built into the Messages app on your Mac and iPhone. They are blue messages that you send or receive from other Apple users. Different than SMS, they require an internet connection via your data plan or Wi-Fi.

iMessage Settings on iOS

iMessage, a messaging service built into the Messages app on your Mac and iPhone. They are blue messages that you send or receive from other Apple users. Different than SMS, they require an internet connection via your data plan or Wi-Fi.

What is iMessage and How to Manage Settings

iMessage, a messaging service built in to the Messages app on your Mac and iPhone. They are blue messages that you send or receive from other Apple users. Different than SMS, they require an internet connection via you data plan or Wi-Fi.

Dell OptiPlex 930 Review

If you have read Tuesday's story then you know I purchased a used computer that was in pieces. Now that I have it together it's time for the review. Little 7 years old computer has in store for me, and how well does it stack up to today's tech.

How are You Identified Online

Internet protocol, or IP, is an identification number, a form of label for your computer.  Your computer is assigned a local and public IP which can either be static or dynamic. All of these words are described below...

Ethernet

Which wire do you use to connect all of your wire enabled network devices? That's the ethernet cable. This is the cable you use to connect your modem to your router and router to your computer.

How are you Identified Online

Internet protocol, or IP, is an identification number, a form of label for your computer.  Your computer is assigned a local and public IP which can either be static or dynamic. All of these words are described below...

Basics to a Home Network

There are many parts to a home network, including your ISP which sends their connection to a modem or gateway, which then sends data to your router, which then talks to your computer. Wow thats a lot of links. One break in link and you may not be getting internet to your computer.

Setting Up macOS for the First Time

Setting up macOS is simple to do with the setup wizard. Listed below you will find all 15 steps for setting up your new or recently restored Mac up and running.