Category Archives: Organize Backup & Prepare

Grade Eight Laptop upgrade

Grade Eight students that received a MacBook Pro in grade 5, now having owned the MacBook Pro laptop for three years, are scheduled to received a replacement MacBook Air – YEAH 🙂 We are preparing to roll these units out … Continue reading

Posted in Organize Backup & Prepare | Tagged | Leave a comment

Preparations for New Laptops :)

This post is directed towards the returning Middle School faculty. As you will all hopefully recall, we will be upgrading your laptops to a new MacBook Air laptop upon your return to the MS. As we approached the end of … Continue reading

Posted in Organize Backup & Prepare | Leave a comment

All MS Students to upgrade Laptop Operating system

Here’s a video that outlines what MS students need to do in preparation for an Operating system upgrade. This needs to be done as soon as possible. The Blog post’s “four steps” that are referred to in the below video … Continue reading

Posted in Organize Backup & Prepare | Leave a comment

Step 1 – Digitally Organized

The first thing needed for the change in operating system and/or laptop is to organize the data on your existing machine. A Finder Window shows a users “Home” folder using an icon of a little house. (see below) Within the … Continue reading

Posted in How to, Organize Backup & Prepare | 2 Comments

Step 2 – Digital media organization

Apple’s iLife application’s import, organize and let you create using your collected media 🙂 iPhoto & Photo Booth = Still images iTunes & GarageBand = Audio Media iMovie = Video Media Here’s some short videos that explain how to organize … Continue reading

Posted in How to, Organize Backup & Prepare | 2 Comments

Step 3 – Back-Up

This post is dedicated to the Backing up of your computer. A completed back up is essential to keeping your data safe. Click the link below to see a video showing how to set up Time Machine on your Laptop … Continue reading

Posted in How to, Organize Backup & Prepare | 2 Comments

Step 4 – a few more things

At this stage (step 4) you should have: all of your data organized into the five categories as outlined in Step 1 & Step 2 Step One – Digitally Organized : Click here to see blog post Step Two – … Continue reading

Posted in Organize Backup & Prepare | 1 Comment