TECHNOLOGY: Things you never knew you could do with a Mac computer

Many people prefer to work with a Mac computer, they are less likely to get a virus, they come with a myriad of excellent software packages available for pretty much any task and many people find their image led set up easier to work with.

James Stoner
James Stoner

But there are a few time saving tips as an owner of a Mac computer you may not be aware of.

If your iPhone and Mac are connected to the same Wi-Fi network, then you can make calls straight from your computer instead of digging out your phone.

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Should you wish to call a number on a website, simply highlight the number with your cursor, right click, select the number you wish to call and click Call Using iPhone.

This will channel the call through your Mac speakers and microphone.

You can also send directions using your Mac computer.

Say you are running late to meet someone at an unfamiliar restaurant, most of us would scribble down the postcode and then open the Map app on our phone and manually input it.

However to save time, once you have located your destination in Maps on your MacBook, simply click Share and choose which device you wish it to be sent to.

Shortly afterwards you will receive a message with the directions, just slide and the app will open all ready to go.

If you have a question for JSPC, email it to [email protected], and if you require further advice, support, or a computer repair, call JSPC Computer Services on 01903 767122, visit, or visit them at 2 Seadown Parade, Bowness Avenue, Sompting.


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