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LaunchPad: stuck progress bar

Reset LaunchPad via Terminal

to reset LaunchPad with a simple Terminal command:

Open up Terminal and type or copy/paste the following command:

defaults write com.apple.dock ResetLaunchPad -bool true; killall Dock

Mac - How to capture or copy your screen

How do you take a screenshot with a Mac?  To capture your screen, use Command-Shift-3

To capture part of a screen, use Command-Shift-4.  Use your mouse and drag the cursor over the area you want to capture.   9 more words


New Mac Security Podcast

Greetings Mac users!

I recently started listening to a new podcast focused on Mac and iOS security called, The Checklist. It’s hosted by Ken Ray (of the daily  173 more words

IOS Tips

Everything there is to know about texting from the desktop (and why it's so much easier on iOS than Android)

It’s happened to all of us. While sitting in front of our ultra-powerful, multi-thousand-dollar laptops, we’ve reached for our phones to send or read a text. 3,040 more words


'Macs Fan Control:' Control Fans of Any Mac, Free

by Crystalidea

I have an older 2010 iMac that I recently changed out for a better faster model.  It was great for its time, but I now pass it on to my kids in hopes that they can learn from it.  364 more words


Macbook Trackpad Tips and Tricks

As I walk around the building to different people’s computers to do random things, I am often asked about the way I do certain things on my Macbook, such as right clicking, zooming, etc… So, I thought I would put together a quick post on some of these things that some of you might not be aware of! 201 more words

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