How to Use Apple Watch as Viewfinder & Remote for iPhone Camera
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by Hamlin Rozario
9h ago
Did you know that your Apple Watch can be used as a viewfinder and shutter button for the camera on your iPhone? Sure, some of you may already know this, but a lot of new Apple Watch users aren’t aware of this nifty feature that can come in handy while taking photos in a variety ... Read More ..read more
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How to Hide the Sidebar in Microsoft Edge
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by Jamie Cuevas
2d ago
Microsoft Edge is a surprisingly good web browser with some unique capabilities, like direct and easy GPT 4 access, and it has been a fun browser to experiment with as my new default. But, like many Microsoft software products, the appearance can be a little cluttered if you’re accustomed to the more minimalist designs of ... Read More ..read more
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The Best Way to Clean a MacBook Air Keyboard: Microfiber Cloth & KeyboardCleanTool
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by Jamie Cuevas
2d ago
Cleaning the keyboard on a MacBook Air is an essential task, but it can be challenging if you’re trying to avoid unintended keypresses. If you don’t want to type out a bunch of nonsense gibberish from cleaning the keyboard, or accidentally activated a mystery keystroke, then consider using a Mac app to lock down the ... Read More ..read more
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How to Opt Out of ChatGPT Using Your Training Data While Keeping Chat History
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by Paul Horowitz
4d ago
ChatGPT defaults to using your chat history and chat interactions as training data for the ChatGPT service and AI model. One of the most obvious reasons for this is that prior interactions with ChatGPT can be used to refine the Large Language Model and to improve the service, but there are obviously some privacy and ... Read More ..read more
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Opinion: Shiny Keys on MacBook Air & Pro Are Ugly and Shouldn’t Happen
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by Jamie Cuevas
4d ago
One of the worst things about the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro is the shiny key issue. If you’re unfamiliar, the image above demonstrates the beginning stages of the shiny key development on my otherwise beautiful six month old MacBook Air, visible mostly on the shift key, but “A” and “S” are also beginning to ... Read More ..read more
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How to Check Disk Health on Mac with smartctl
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by Jamie Cuevas
5d ago
There are various ways to check the health of a hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) that is used on a Mac with drives that support SMART, which stands for Self-Monitoring Analysis Reporting Technology. These options range from fairly simple using Disk Utility to check the SMART status of a drive, to ... Read More ..read more
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How to Enable Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch
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by Jamie Cuevas
1w ago
Do Not Disturb is one of the most useful features for Apple Watch, and every other Apple device too for that matter. With Do Not Disturb, you can minimize distractions and interruptions, without completely silencing your Apple Watch or turning off all notifications completely. Using Do Not Disturb on Apple Watch is one of those ... Read More ..read more
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3 Mac Tips for Working with International Teams
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by Ali Khan
1w ago
If you’re a Mac user and you work with teams internationally, as many of us do nowadays, you can make your life a little easier by utilizing some handy tips and tricks to keep track of time zones, translate languages and overcome language barriers more easily, and to be aware of local holidays and customs ... Read More ..read more
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How to Disable ChatGPT Chat History & Training Data Usage
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by Paul Horowitz
1w ago
ChatGPT is a phenomenal artificial intelligence chatbot that uses the Large Language Model deep learning to provide incredibly useful, powerful, and human-like responses. By default, ChatGPT will keep a history of your chats with the chatbot, and also use your interactions with ChatGPT to train and improve the models. Some users may wish to change ... Read More ..read more
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You Can Play Flappy Bird in the Mac Finder
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by Paul Horowitz
1w ago
If you’re a longtime Mac and iPhone user, you likely remember the wildly popular viral iPhone game called Flappy Bird from way back in 2013, with its very challenging yet addictive gameplay. Flappy Bird was an absolutely massive hit that quickly came crashing down when the developer yanked the game from the iPhone App Store ... Read More ..read more
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