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Get Free Classic Audiobooks From Apple

iOS/MacOS: Apple is giving away six high-quality audiobooks of classic stories read by celebrities, free with no strings attached, playable on desktop and mobile. You can download and listen to Pride and Prejudice, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Secret Garden, The Time Machine, Frankenstein, and a small Disney…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How Is Your macOS Mojave Experience on Your Older Mac?

New macOS versions usually mean better performance on Apple’s latest hardware, but they’re rarely optimized for anything older (even last year’s models). So what’s the consensus on macOS Mojave, Apple’s latest operating system, when it comes to older machines?Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Google Directly From MacOS Spotlight Using This Keyboard Shortcut

Sometimes you want to Google (or Bing? up to you…) something, but opening up another browser tab feels like a touch too much effort. If you use MacOS, try this handy keyboard command that makes search queries from Spotlight automatically open in your default browser’s search engine.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Rescue Embedded Images From a DOCX File

“If you rename a .docx file to .zip you can open it,” tweets SwiftOnSecurity, the security professional/Taylor Swift parody account. Then you can grab images and video that were embedded in the document, all as separate files. Swift’s followers have more great tips for rescuing data from different file formats. For…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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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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