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Mac Kung Fu was created in early 2013 by MacWorld author Keir Thomas and has grown since then to become a daily destination for Apple lovers and one of the top Apple tips sites, serving thousands of unique visitors each day.

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  1. Be non-obvious, perhaps making use of features that are hidden, obfuscated, secret, experimental, or simply not very well known;
  2. 2. Make the most of OS X's built-in tools although recommendations of apps are made to fill a deficiency in the OS X or iOS feature set.

Unlike other Apple blogs we also promise not to repeat stuff you've already read elsewhere.

We also promise to provide a [Via] or hat tip [H/T] link to fellow bloggers or news services if we learned about a story or tip from them. We consider this fundamental to a fair and reasonable system of blogging and journalism.

About the author and editor

This blog is by researched, written and edited by Keir Thomas, an award-winning Macworld author who has, over a 20 year career:

His Apple hardware setup: <boastmode>MacBook Pro 15in (2015; i7 2.8GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB storage) – to serve as an everyday machine until the end of time, or thereabouts; iPad Air 2 64GB; iPhone 6 Plus 64GB; Apple Watch Sport (orange strap, because he likes orange); very old first-gen Time Capsule that he got off eBay and repaired/expanded; Apple Magic Mouse and Keyboard.</boastmode> Macs he's owned but no longer does: MacBook Pro 13in (2009), white MacBook (containing the first Intel processor after the switch), white iMac (2007), iBook G4.

"Interesting" things about Keir: He loves cats, is a vegan, likes coffee, and is a compulsive fan of Bargain Hunt.

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