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How to copy the path of any file or folder in Finder (macOS)

How to copy the path of any file or folder in Finder (macOS)

If you are working in a team that is using shared (Dropbox) folders to collaborate, it’s sometimes necessary to point team members to where they can find an individual file or folder. Instead of sending them a link that opens in a browser, I often just want to point them to a particular file they […]

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macOS - How to change the icon of files and folders

This is how to change the icon of files and folders in macOS

Did you know that you can change the icon of files and folders in macOS? If you did not, in this article I will show you how it is done! Out of the box, macOS uses a generic blue icon for folders. That’s perfectly fine as you can always identify the folder by its name. […]

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macOS: How to print to PDF via keyboard shortcut from any application

macOS: How to print to PDF via keyboard shortcut from any application

macOS offers multiple options to print to PDF. In fact, you can save almost every file as PDF, regardless of if the application supports saving to PDF or not. In this article, I will show you how to quickly print to PDF using a keyboard shortcut and automatically save the PDF in a particular folder. […]

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How to take a screenshot on macOS and create a Dropbox link

How to take a screenshot on macOS and create a Dropbox link

Both OS X and macOS offer built-in commands allowing you to take screenshots of the active window, the full screen and more. In this article, we will go one step further and see how to take a screenshot on macOS and automatically create a Dropbox link from it that you can share with anybody. Additionally, […]

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SuperDuper before macOS reinstall

How to reinstall macOS without losing data

macOS (previously known as OS X) is an excellent operating system that usually doesn’t require a lot of reboots and only rarely has to be reinstalled. But occasionally you run into an issue that warrants reinstalling the operating system (OS). That’s especially true if you installed beta versions of macOS. In this post, I’ll explain […]

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The hidden power of the Help menu in macOS

The hidden power of the Help menu in macOS

Have you ever used the Help menu in macOS? Until a few weeks ago, I did not, missing out on a powerful feature I didn’t even know existed. Pretty much every application in OS X has its dedicated help menu. It’s usually the last menu in the menu bar, on the upper edge of your […]

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PIQO Pocket Projector Review

PIQO Review – 1080p Projector That Fits In Your Pocket

PIQO is a 2×2-inch 1080p pocket projector featuring 200-lumen brightness, universal connectivity, and 50 hours of battery life. I got a chance to preview this promising gadget while waiting for my review unit to arrive. In my day job, I’m a sales executive, and I give frequent presentations to customers and at trade shows. Most […]

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AirPlay Video Streaming Slow and Jerky feature

AirPlay Mirroring Slow? None of the “Fixes” Work?

If you are having issues streaming videos via AirPlay to your Apple TV and none of the other fixes have worked, I might have a solution for you.

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iMac Pro Review and Comparison to the 5K iMac – Upgrade Guide

iMac Pro review and comparison with the 2017 5K iMac and Late 2014 BTO 5K iMac I own to help you decide if the new iMac Pro is worth the investment.

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Jabra Evolve 75e Wireless Headphones

Jabra Evolve 75e Review & Comparison

I’m on a quest to find the best office headset that I can also take with me when I’m traveling. For this review, the GN Group sent me the Jabra Evolve 75e, the world’s first professional UC-certified wireless headset. Over the past few weeks, I have had a chance to test these professional earbuds extensively […]

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Mac not going to sleep? This might fix it!

Mac not going to sleep? This might fix it!

For the past few months, I have struggled with an issue that would prevent both my iMac and MacBook Pro from going to sleep or activating the screen saver. The fact that the display on neither of my two Macs would turn off after a set time drove me nuts, but the worst thing was […]

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plantronics voyager 6200 uc vs. savi 745

Plantronics Voyager 6200 UC vs. Savi 745 Office Headsets Comparison

As a sales executive, a quality headset is one of the most important tools I have in my tool belt. For the past few years, I relied on the excellent Plantronics Savi W745 because I could connect it simultaneously to both my iMac and iPhone. A few weeks ago Plantronics sent me their Voyager 6200 […]

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Eve Home Family

Eve Home Automation Platform Review

Eve Home, formerly known as Elgato Eve, is a smart home automation platform that seamlessly connects devices and appliances and makes managing them a breeze. I had a chance to review some of Eve’s gadgets to see how much closer they would get me to achieve my goal of a fully automated home. For this […]

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UniFi Video Camera System

UniFi Video Camera System Review

Ubiquiti’s UniFi Video Camera platform offers professionals and prosumers a compelling alternative to consumer-grade home security camera systems. In this review, I’ll share with you the experience I have made installing and using UniFi Video cameras to monitor our home. The UniFi Video Camera System strikes a reasonable balance between flexibility and ease of use. […]

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iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X

iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X – Full Comparison of All Models

On 9/12 Apple announced its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr. If you are planning on buying a new iPhone or upgrading an existing one, this article will help you to make an informed purchase decision by comparing the iPhone Xs vs. iPhone X and other models. For […]

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best home security cameras review

The Best Home Security Cameras in 2019

Here is a review of the best home security cameras, including such popular brands as Amazon, Arlo, Canary, D-Link, Logitech, Nest, Ring, & SENS8.

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Cool Travel Accessories and Gadgets for Techies

35 Cool Travel Accessories For Techies

Here is my top 35 list of the best travel accessories and cool gadgets for techies. You can find many of these gadgets in my backpack, regardless of if I am traveling for business or leisure. Range Leather Travellr Case  Benefits Hand-made from full-grain Horween leather in Wyoming Lifetime warranty Beautiful and versatile Comes in two different […]

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AmpliFi vs UniFi - How to get the best WiFi signal at home

AmpliFi vs. UniFi Review – How to get the best WiFi signal

AmpliFi vs. UniFi is a review of the leading WiFi mesh networking technologies on the market. For this article, I have compared those two mesh networking technologies and explain why I decided to upgrade from AmpliFi to UniFi. My ultimate goal was to get the best WiFi signal and performance to feed my 1,000 Mbps […]

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5 Simple steps to fix email problems on Mac and iPhone

5 Simple Steps to Fix Email Problems on Your Mac or iPhone

Here are five simple steps you can take if you are unable to send emails, if you are unable to receive emails, or if you are unable to delete emails on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Even though I am using macOS and iOS as examples, you can apply most of the solutions I describe in this article […]

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ZAGG Slim Book Wireless Keyboard

ZAGG Slim Book keyboard for the iPad Pro Review

The ZAGG Slim Book is the best keyboard for the iPad Pro I have tested. In this article, I compare it to Apple’s Smart Keyboard that I had used with my 10.5-inch iPad Pro before. Shop mentioned products Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro (Amazon) ZAGG Slim Book for iPad Pro (Amazon) With iOS 11, […]

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Dropbox vs. iCloud Drive

Dropbox vs. iCloud – Comparison of cloud storage solutions

Dropbox is without a doubt the leading cloud storage service. No other solution, including Apple’s iCloud, has come close to what Dropbox has to offer. But with the release of iOS 11 and macOS 10.13, Apple has made significant improvements to iCloud Drive. In this article, I will compare Dropbox vs. iCloud Drive and share with […]

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CUJO - smart home firewall

How to protect your home network from hackers with CUJO

In this article, I will show you tips and tricks on how to protect your home network and connected devices from hackers. So you don’t become the victim of a cyber attack. I will also introduce you to CUJO, a smart home firewall for your entire home network. Reviewed Brands and Products CUJO Smart Firewall […]

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Why Apple shows a strange location for a two-factor login confirmation

Why Apple shows a strange location for a two-factor login confirmation

If you use Apple’s two-factor authentication (2FA), you may have noticed that macOS and iOS sometimes show you a strange location when signing in using your Apple ID from a new device or browser. In my case, the location alert dialog always shows Wallingford, CT instead of Atlanta, GA. So I did some research to find […]

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Tidy up your desk with HiRise 2 and BackPack by Twelve South

Tidy up your desk with HiRise 2 and BackPack by Twelve South

Despite best efforts, my desk has a natural tendency to get cluttered. Some of it is just temporary, like a new gadget I am reviewing. Other clutter is longer-lived and thus harder to get rid of. In this article, I will show how I uncluttered my desk from cables and self-adhesive strips with products from […]

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'Empty subject line' bug in MailButler for Apple Mail

Empty subject line bug in MailButler for Apple Mail

A bug in MailButler, a popular Apple Mail plugin, results in an empty subject line when replying to individual emails. The problem seems to affect only Exchange accounts, and there is currently no fix available. The good news is, there is a workaround. I am a huge fan of MailButler and have been using the […]

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How to install fonts on iPhone or iPad using iFont

How to install fonts on iPhone or iPad using iFont

Have you ever noticed that “missing font” warning when you opened a document or spreadsheet on your iOS device that was created on a Mac or Windows machine? In this article, I will show you how to fix that problem and how to install fonts on iPhone or iPad using a free app called iFont. […]

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Grammarly keyboard extension

Grammarly – Advanced grammar and spell checker for iPad and Mac

Grammarly is an advanced grammar and spell checker for iOS and the Mac. It helps me to write better copy at work and in my capacity as a blogger. If you write as much as I do, I would highly recommend to check it out. The need for an advanced grammar checker Let’s face it, […]

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Top email productivity tools to take control of your inbox

In this article, I’ll present you my top email productivity tools of the Mac: SaneBox, Mail Act-On, and MailButler are powerful email tools that boost your email productivity and let you take control of your inbox. SaneBox is a service and works with any mail client, account or operating system. Mail Act-On and MailButler are […]

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iCloud Photo Library: Do not delete photos from an iPhone to free up space

iCloud Photo Library: Do not delete photos from an iPhone to free up space

Be careful when deleting photos or videos on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or iCloud web app if you use iCloud Photo Library. Doing so may permanently remove the deleted photos from all devices. Plus, it is not even necessary in most cases as both iOS and macOS can automatically manage storage space allocated to photos. […]

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Print to PDF in iOS

How to print to PDF in iOS without a third-party app

As part of my paperless workflow, I save a lot of documents in PDF format. Some applications don’t support “save to PDF,” but fortunately, macOS has a “print to PDF” feature that works system-wide and in any application. In this article, I will show you how to print to PDF in iOS 9 or newer using […]

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