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How to find the download link of a file on macOS

When you download a file, your browser saves the activity in its downloads manager. If you were to visit the download manager in a browser, you could probably find the download link of the file. If the file is no longer listed there, there’s one other trick you can use …

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How to output audio to multiple devices on macOS

Audio devices generally work solo. A MacBook, for example, only has one audio jack which means you can only connect one set of headphones or external speakers to it however, there are simple ways to get around it. Devices that connect via the audio jack can be forced to work …

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How to disable autocorrect per-app on macOS

Autocorrect can be a life saver when you’re working on something important. It not only checks if the spelling is correct but also if the word that’s been entered fits the context of whatever you’ve written. It’s the sort of thing that’s useful if you’re working in an app like …

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How to enable color blindness screen filters on macOS

Color blindness is a vision impairment that isn’t as easy to correct as myopia or hyperopia. There are special glasses available that offer people with color blindness a way to see corrected colors but they’re limited in their availability and they’re not cheap. Fortunately, color blindness is something that’s somewhat …

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How to take low quality screenshots on macOS

Screenshot tools, whether they’re native on an OS, or they’re third-party apps, will always favor high resolution, good quality images. In fact, many screenshot tools are popular for just how good a screenshot they can take. The only trade-off with a good quality screenshot is the file size. The better …

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How to bookmark a Skype message

Skype has returned its focus to its core function; messaging and calls. To that end, it’s added several useful features to the app that aid in better communication such as subtitles. Another feature that’s recently been added to Skype is a bookmark feature. The name is self-explanatory for the most …

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How to open an item in Finder from Spotlight on macOS

Spotlight can find anything if it’s working right. When you search for something, you can use the up/down arrow keys to go through the results that Spotlight shows you, and when you tap the Enter/Return key, the item opens. This means that if the item you selected is a movie/video, …

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How to view FPS on macOS

FPS (or frames per second) has long been used to gauge the visual quality of content on your screen in general. It’s most notably applied to games where a higher FPS means your games looks much, much better. FPS depends on the hardware you have on your system so less …

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