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Why is my Dock hiding every time I open a “fan” folder?

I have Automatically hide and show the Dock disabled in System Preferences. But suddenly this morning, any time I open a “View content as: Fan” folder from my Dock, the Dock hides itself when I close the fan. I need to use CommandOptionD or right click and select “Turn Hiding Off” repeatedly after every time […]

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Will daisy chaining 2 thunderbolt monitors work on current 16″ macbook pro?

My job is replacing my old mid-2015 15″ retina macbook pro with a newer 16″ macbook pro (not sure about the specific specs). I currently have 2 LG pure thunderbolt monitors (27MB85Z-B) that I daisy chain to my macbook. I know that the newer macbooks have thunderbolt 3 (usb-c) ports. Would I be able to […]

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Fans blaring again after a brief hardware fix

So my macbook air 2017 began having a problem with a high kernel task and high CPU with fans blaring, and a hardware test of, there may be an issue with the smc PFM006, there may be an issue with the power management system PPN001. After reading online that it may be to do with […]

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iPhone Button Combo to View Owner Info?

Is there a button combo you can use on a locked iPhone to view it’s owner info? I once left my phone at airport security, and they called me on the PA system and showed me how they pressed a button combo to view the owner info. I don’t remember what the combo was. I’ve […]

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Random audio coming from Safari in macOS 10.14.6

macOS 10.14.6 Safari Version 12.1.2 (14607.3.9) Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface Something weird has started happening in the last 3 days. I seem to be getting random bursts of audio produced by Safari. The reason I’m blaming Safari is that one time when I managed to get to the keyboard in time, the noise ceased as […]

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Duplicate birthday calendar entries

After my upgrade to Catalina 10.15 I started getting duplicate birthdays and duplicate contacts on my Mac. I was able to take care of the duplicate contacts by deleting the unneeded contact after trial and error. I ended up using the note section to put a random letter in my phone contacts and seeing which […]

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How to move a window from one screen to another and maximise in one go?

I am trying to accomplish the above-mentioned. Move a window from one screen to another and maximise it in one step. Has anyone found a way to accomplish this on the most recent version of MacOS?

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Websites do not load occasionally

I’ve bought a new macbook air 17 several months ago and often it stops to load websites. It can happen at any moment on any website: loading line freezes somewhere at the beginning. (Waiting doesn’t help) To disconnect and immediately connect to wi-fi helps, but after some clicks it happens again so I can connect […]

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MBP Mini-DisplayPort to USB-C Monitor

I have an “old” MacBook Pro (MBP) that has a Mini-DisplayPort connector. I have a newer MBP with 4 USB-C connectors that I use with an LG UltraFine 5K Monitor (aka. LG 27MD5KA-B). I wanted to know if through an adapter, I could connect the old MBP from its Mini-DisplayPort to the USB-C of the […]

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It seems to take far too long to unlock the “Users & Groups” setting on Mojave than was the case for High Sierra

This has bugged me from the time I did the first upgrade to Mojave (revision 3) under advice not to upgrade from High Sierra when Mojave was first released. I have tried several resets and even a clean install (I’m now on 10.14.6). Compared to High Sierra, it seems to take as long as 3 […]