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How to Find All Your 32-Bit Mac Apps at Once Before Apple Makes Them Obsolete

After booting 32-bit apps from the iPhone and iPad in iOS 11, Apple is getting ready give the same treatment to your Mac. If you’re worried that you might lose access to some of your favorite apps, here’s how to check whether all the software running on your computer is 64-bit or not.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Keep Your Mac Screenshots Off Your Desktop

Yesterday we told you how to clear off your cluttered Mac desktop. But if you just want your Mac to stop saving your screenshots to your desktop, commenter Jägs has a solution. Just enter a couple of commands into your Mac’s Terminal app, and your computer will create those images in a different folder.Read more… […]

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How to Deal With Apple’s New iPhone-Crashing iOS Bug

Apple’s in the news again today and (again) it’s not for a good reason. A newly-discovered bug that’s capable of crashing your iPhone or Mac computer is making the rounds, and it’s a pretty nasty one. Here’s what to do if your device gets targeted, and how to protect yourself.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Rid of Those Annoying Mac Update Notifications

Software updates are usually a good thing. They can bring new features and important security updates to whatever device you’re using with little to no effort on your part. If you have a Mac computer, however, you’re probably sick and tired of seeing that same “Updates Available” notification pop-up on your computer…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Keyboard Shortcuts, Ranked

Doing stuff with your mouse is cool. Doing stuff with your keyboard is cooler. These are the most important keyboard shortcuts, ranked from best to worst. (Unless noted, we’ve listed the Windows shortcuts; Mac users substitute cmd for ctrl.) With one exception, despite any flaws, all the shortcuts below are…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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