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When typing, we often have to use many specific characters. And if, when writing by hand, there were never any problems with putting down one or another symbol, then when using text editors there are situations when the simplest symbol baffles. In the series of articles on special characters, I will try to acquaint you with the most common characters with which we can face in a daily work routine. Earlier, we have already considered…

Strangely enough, even some experienced Mac users underestimate the Preview utility, which has been included in the OS X software suite a long time ago. Its name is deceptive: this program has sufficient tools for group editing, including file conversion mode. Preview application traditionally does not enjoy the great love of Mac users. And it’s completely in vain, because it can not only display and edit pictures, but one very useful thing – convert them…

Starting with OS X Yosemite, macOS has become, among the “desktop” Apple operating systems, the same as iOS 7 for mobile. Everything is bright, contrasting, translucent and so on. Someone likes it, someone is constantly rubbing his eyes tired from the variegation. If you look at the standard MacOS interface, you are completely unbearable, I propose an easy way to make it calmer, besides giving the system a “classic” look. Of course, this method is…

When you use the sudo command to gain superuser (administrator) privileges, you will be prompted to enter a password. You may notice that when executing further commands using the Sudo console, you will not need to re-enter the administrator password again. You do not need to re-enter, because the system has a configuration file in which the session time is set, after how many minutes you need to re-request the administrator password and in this…

If nostalgia caught up with you and wanted to remember the times when the grass was greener, the sun was brighter and Windows was on the computer, then it’s time to put the FoolSaver screensaver for Mac, which offers several screensaver options for the displayed macOS while waiting. In this article you will find step by step instructions on how to install a screensaver with the Windows system logo on your Mac. FoolSaver Screensaver FoolSaver…

Have you returned home and noticed that your computer is somehow not so worth it, will the monitor be turned or the crumbs lie on the table? Do you think that in your absence someone from the household got into the computer without permission? How to find evidence of these assumptions? Here I will tell you how to calculate the “secret spies”, as well as how to find out exactly what someone did with your…

The Apple Watch is a wonderful tool when it comes to fitness. Most people do not realize how much you can modify it to boost your physical related accessories, this is because the Apple Watch boasts numerous features like a heart rate monitor or pedometer. You can use the Apple Watch to count steps by tweaking around the settings a bit. In this article, you will know how to do so by doing some configurations…

From time to time, we need to select a specific page from a PDF file sent to us, in order to save ourselves from having to work with a bulky multi-page document and delete some of the pages. macOS tools allow us to easily do all this without installing any third-party applications. Of course, professional applications for working with PDF allow much more than the simple transfer of pages from place to place, but some…

The keyboard in macOS is not only the input of numbers and letters. With it, you can quickly insert into the text of various kinds of special characters, which are international definitions of a concept: it can be a sign of a common currency, a mathematical symbol or a trade designation. Unfortunately, the characters behind each key are not reflected on the keyboards (this is partly because the output value changes depending on the layout),…

Apple’s official website provides instructions for working with the iCloud Media Library. However, it only describes how to synchronize the cloud with all suitable devices. I offer you to read the instructions on how to download photos from iCloud to a computer with Mac and Windows with the provision of detailed screenshots. iCloud and what is it for? iCloud cloud storage is a development by Apple, which was released in 2011 specifically for devices running…