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5 iOS Apps That Are Guaranteed To Improve Your Sleep

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Lying awake at night and hitting the snooze button in the morning has been increasingly more common in this modern era. From Netflix to Candy Crush, there are an abundance of distractions just waiting to steal your time and attention away from sleep. Thankfully, there are tons of free iOS apps and services that can […]

The Best Diagnostic Tools for Mac

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Windows computers have a number of well known and easy-to-use diagnostic tools, but the people in the Mac camp lack that versatility. MacOS is known to be harder to work with, and most users find it easier to let a specialized tech handle the problem rather than deal with it on their own. But if […]

6 Tips to Get the Most Out of Apple Music

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Since its launch, Apple Music seems to have gotten better and better. Available through iTunes, iOS and (amazingly) Android, you get access to a lot of music for just a few bucks a month. However, you may not in fact be getting the maximum value out of your Apple Music subscription. There are quite a […]

How To Make a Bulk App Installer For a New Mac OS Install using HomeBrew

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When buying a new MacOS computer, or reformatting an existing one, the most tedious task you need to do is install all of your software apps from scratch. First you have to remember each one and secondly, visiting each app’s website, downloading the app, and installing it takes forever. But what if you had a […]

How To Add a Menu Shortcut To Shutdown MacOS Finder

by File in: OS X

The Finder section on a MacOS computer is directly comparable to the File Explorer in Windows. It is where your files are stored, including the operating system files. So as an essential part of the computer, it can be pretty irritating when the Finder goes off on one of its freakout moments. Whether a command […]

How To Make a MacOS Installer On a USB Stick

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If you want to download the latest version of MacOS, you simply have to go to the Mac App Store and download it. But what if you are an IT geek working in a computer repair shop, refurbishing Macs which need MacOS reinstalled? What if the Internet connection where you are is dodgy to say […]

How to Use Apple Home to Bring Your Living Spaces to Life

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Everyone knows about virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant as well as smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home. Forward-thinking homeowners are using these technologies to control smart-home appliances like outlets, lights and ceiling fans–and to tell their virtual assistants to play their favorite songs, of course. But with all of the […]

How to Make it Harder For Someone to Hack into Your Mac

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When I was at Frankfurt airport recently, I saw a businessman leave his very expensive MacBook Air laptop on the table to go and get coffee. He was gone for five minutes but in those five minutes, somebody could either have stolen the computer or hacked into it for valuable data. These days though, hackers […]

How To Scan Documents On MacOS Using Only Your iOS Device

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It used to be a novelty that you could scan documents using your smartphone. Now, it’s become so common that people just say “meh” when a new scanning app comes along. I mean, how can they possibly reinvent the wheel by this stage? But believe it or not, there is something which takes scanning to […]

10 Augmented Reality Apps Available for iOS Worth Downloading

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You’re pretty familiar with augmented reality (AR) if you’re one of the millions of Pokémon Go enthusiasts who has spent the past two years hunting down and snapping photos of anomalous creatures that appear superimposed on the real world through your smartphone screen. For those who aren’t familiar with AR, it’s a technology that overlays […]