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How to record the touch bar on macOS

Apple has native screenshot tools on both iOS and macOS. As of 2017, it also added native a screencast tool to iOS. A screencast tool was already present on macOS though the company was thoughtful enough to also include a screenshot option for the touch bar. That said, the screenshot …

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How to play Classic Minesweeper on macOS

Minesweeper is an old game. It was one of the earlier games that could be played on computers back in the 60s and 70s. It’s gone through a lot of variations however, the version that was popularized by Microsoft when it introduced the game on its Windows OS is what …

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How to fix Quick Look stuck at loading on macOS

Quick look is feature on macOS that allows you to quickly preview a file. It supports quite a few different file formats and it’s so popular, there are apps that replicate it on Windows 10. The feature is great because it’s quick but if Quick Look tends to get stuck, …

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How to create Smart Folders on macOS

Regardless of what OS you use, you will inevitably have to search entire folders for other folders or files. Every file manager, regardless of how basic or advanced it is, supports a search feature however macOS’ Finder can save folder searches and proactively update them to include new files that …

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How to download and install a macOS update

macOS, like any other operating system, gets periodic updates. Sometimes these updates add new features but they’re mostly either bug or stability fixes, or they’re security patches. Major macOS updates e.g., the Mojave update for users on High Sierra are downloaded from the Mac App store however, the smaller ones …

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How to delete local copy of an iCloud file on macOS

iCloud drive syncs files directly to your Mac. Any file that you upload to your iCloud drive from other devices, or even the web version of iCloud can be synced/downloaded to a Mac that’s using the same iCloud/Apple account. On Mac, if you delete a file from the iCloud drive, …

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How to add a printer on macOS

Printers aren’t the most friendly devices to install on computers, regardless if you use a PC or a Mac. It doesn’t help that there are too many different makes and models of this type of device to count. Making a printer easy to install isn’t simple and when you have …

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