The omniscient garbage dump

Who doesn't know them from the series "Fraggles"? The omniscient garbage dump - too English "all-knowing, all-seeing trash heap "- is the oracle of the Fraggles. If it is not clear again what to do or how to solve a problem, then the little ones turn to" Marjorie "- because that's the name the omniscient garbage dump, which is actually a compost heap. But the way to the Fraggle oracle is not that easy, because it is right behind the castle of the Gorgs - who are known to like to eat fraggles. For everyone who doesn't know Marjorie, I have one here small youtube video:

Well, anyway, for me the category with "nonsense worth knowing" is simply called "omniscient garbage dump", because it was just a good fit. This is where everything ends up that I find exciting, but that I can't classify anywhere else. :)

The omniscient garbage dump - instructions for your everyday life with Mac and iPhone

Sometimes it's the little things that make you despair. The user is not displayed in the device, data input does not work as it should, or you have already forgotten how to take a screenshot on the iPhone. You can bring these and all other challenges with the operation of Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook under OS X and macOS to me and throw them on the omniscient garbage dump! She will swallow it, digest it, and give out a simple solution to it.

The operation of Apple Mac, iPhone and more

In order to really get the most out of your devices, sometimes only very simple key combinations are necessary - you just have to know how it all works! Sir Apfelot is the perfect address for these tips. Ask me your questions, as special as they may be, or let my user tips inspire you. I own all kinds of Apple products and have been a fan and user "from the very beginning". Solving problems is my hobby and teasing out the full potential of Apple devices is my mission.

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Load old macOS installer files with the terminal

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21. October 2019

Deactivate instructions for macOS Catalina update

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Instructions: Switch off the Apple iPhone 11 (Pro / Pro Max) and shut it down

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Instructions: Downgrade from macOS Catalina to macOS Mojave

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11. October 2019

Install macOS Catalina without a partition parallel to Mojave

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9. October 2019

macOS Catalina (10.15) - Problems and solutions in the collective contribution

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8. October 2019
macOS Catalina Download and convert to DMG

Download the macOS Catalina Installer and create a DMG file

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3. October 2019

Mac: Hide all windows of an app using a keyboard shortcut

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2. October 2019

Self-attempt data recovery: Ctrl_F reveals rip-offs

When the computer breaks down and the data on the hard drive seems to be lost, one word is quickly typed into the Google search bar: data recovery. And already you get numerous advertisements as well as regular search results, which companies for data carrier analysis, [...]
30. September 2019

Alphanumeric code: Set the iPhone PIN with letters and numbers

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