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Switch Between Light and Dark Mode in macOS Mojave With This Handy App

Mac: Even though you probably shouldn’t install a public beta of an operating system on your primary device—your laptop, in this case—go ahead. Give macOS Mojave a try. There are plenty of fun features you can play with, including the operating system’s new dark mode (close to the top of my list).Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to (Finally) Stream Music to Your Sonos Speaker Using AirPlay 2

Some Sonos speakers are finally getting support for Apple’s latest wireless streaming technology, AirPlay 2. Whether you’re want to blast your favorite Netflix movies or rock out around your house, this update lets you connect your speakers to your iOS devices. Here’s how to get started:Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Trick Out Your Touch Bar With These Creative Apps and Games

I don’t know about you, but I’m still on the fence about Apple’s Touch Bar. The most use I get out of it is accidentally tapping the virtual “back” button in my browser when trying to press a number key. That, and I mainly use the Touch Bar to adjust my MacBook’s brightness and volume. […]

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Save Everything You Copy on iOS and macOS with Paste 2

Mac: When updating Lifehacker’s Mac Pack for 2018, some readers noticed that I didn’t include any clipboard management apps this time around. It’s nothing personal; there were just other apps I thought were more interesting.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Fix Chrome’s Checkboxes and Buttons in macOS Mojave

It’s a pretty specific issue, but an annoying one. If you’re playing around with the latest public beta for Apple’s macOS Mojave—as of when we wrote this article—and you’re a big fan of Chrome, you might have wondered where your checkboxes and (some) website buttons have gone. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Apple’s ‘Quick Look’ Feature in Windows 10

Windows: Even if you’re the world’s biggest Microsoft fan, you have to admit that Apple’s “Quick Look” feature for macOS is pretty convenient. If you’re such a purist that you haven’t even touched a Mac in the last decade or so, here’s a brief introduction: You click on a file. You press the space bar. […]

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Fix This Mac Security Flaw by Deleting Your Quick Look Cache

A new, unpleasant report making the rounds today is a great reminder that your Mac’s Quick Look feature—useful as it might be for previewing files by mashing your space bar—stores information about the contents of encrypted USB drives you’ve connected to your system.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Transfer Data Between Two Computers Without Losing Anything

If you’ve treated yourself to a shiny new computer then the excitement might be tempered somewhat by the thought of having to shift all your files and programs over to the new machine. With the right tools and know-how though, this doesn’t have to be a chore—here’s how to get it done quickly.Read more… Continue […]

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How to Get Apple’s Mac Mojave, iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS Betas Right Now

If you want to play with the “early AF” release of iOS 12, or run around in the deserts of macOS Mojave, you normally have to give Apple $99 for the privilege of developing apps for its platform—apps it’ll ultimately take a 30 percent cut of (unless you offer a subscription and keep a user […]

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How to Get Early Access to Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 

A new Mac App Store! Dark Mode! Desktop Stacks! Group FaceTime! Dick Tracy mode for your Apple Watch! It’s WWDC day, and Apple revealed plenty of new features for its various platforms this morning. (No, you’re not getting more free iCloud space and, yes, your Macbook Pro keyboard still sucks.)Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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We’ll Be Liveblogging the Apple WWDC 2018 Keynote Right Here

The sweet smell of WWDC is in the air, and this year, it’s a little tangy. We’ve heard for months that Apple is delaying features in iOS 12 in order to fix the problems of iOS 11. On top of that, there are widespread doubts that the company will announce any new hardware, like the […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting WWDC 2018

You know what’s about to go down, don’t you? No? Well get ready to charge your iPhone, empty your wallet, and renew your developer account, because Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is right around the corner. This year, WWDC 2018 runs Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8, at the McEnery Convention Center in San…Read more… […]

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