When you are of the kind of people who also like a distortion-free screen, you may also dislike that the macOS cursor sometimes shows up in fullscreen video playback. Fortunately there is a very simple solution:
In order to export & import an SQL dump using MAMP on macOS, the following Terminal.app commands can be used with the “mysqldump” (export) & “mysql” (import) tools located in MAMP’s /bin/ folder: MAMP MySQL dump export Alternatively – in order to…
Ever unzipped a ZIP file, created with your Mac, on a Windows PC? Ever noticed there these strange files & folders _MACOSX, ._Filename & .DS_Store showing up? Good thing there is a simple way to omit any hidden macOS-specific files…
Commands for the macOS Terminal.app to unzip a ZIP file using the tar command
On OS X, the best way to almost natively test apps or websites is by using the so called “iOS Simulator” (now named simply “Simulator”) which is available as part of the installed Xcode Development Tools.
So to bypass Xcode for starting the Simulator, I wrote a simple Automator application which directly launches the Simulator.app – you can download it in this post or create it yourself following the instructions.
What I appreciate about Google Search is just how extensive it is in providing accurate information to queries, where I am only looking for a certain specific information – rather than various result pages to websites. In this post I’m showing you some of my favourites, which I use almost daily. Some examples include currency conversion, movie information, weather information, and so on.
Apple’s very own Reminders.app, available on OS X, iOS and iCloud, comes with a very neat yet helpful feature: intelligent interpretation of a new reminder/to-do text. On iOS devices using Siri, you can not only tell it what and when to remind you about, but Siri is also intelligent enough to understand in which of your reminders lists that new reminder should go to!
You can activate Twitter Statistics for free: with this feature, Twitter gives you great insights about the reach and interactions of every single Tweet you publish – and of course sums it all up in a nice Dashboard. And the best: it’s totally free!