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26 March 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 12, 2021

In addition to the release of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, there are a few more interesting things to report this Friday. It's good that the Sir Apfelot newsreel is there for that. In the […]
25 March 2020
Do I have a 64 bit Mac?

[Reader question] Do I have a 32-bit or 64-bit Mac?

Yesterday I got the following question from my reader Urs: Does my iMac use a 32 or 64 bit processor architecture? Where can I find out from my iMac whether it has a 64-bit or 32-bit processor architecture. I have under "System Report" at [...]
29 November 2019

List: Mac OS, OS X and macOS operating systems with name and version number at a glance

The Apple Mac has seen many operating systems; from Macintosh system software to Mac OS and OS X to macOS. To keep an overview of the Mac operating systems with names and version numbers, [...]
2 May 2018

OnyX for Apple Mac: Optimizing macOS made easy

OnyX is an app for the Apple Mac with which non-obvious functions of the system and individual programs can be used and changed. The free application from Titanium Software is available for different versions of the operating system [...]
15 March 2018

Mac instructions: Adjust font size and symbol size under macOS

If you don't see much on the Mac screen and the font and symbols seem too small to you, then you can adjust both using different procedures. The individual measures can also be used to [...]
22 February 2018

Mac Help in case of error "The installation of macOS could not be continued"

If you are about to set up your Apple Mac, set up a new MacBook or help someone start up their iMac, you might get error messages like The installation of macOS could not be continued or [...]
27 November 2014
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Why you don't need the Onyx optimization tool for Mac OS X ...

There are numerous optimization tools that promise that you can use them to free your Mac from unnecessary ballast and then everything will run better. OnyX from Titanium Software is a candidate that I have already tried on [...]
26 January 2014
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500

The paperless office on the Mac - very easy with the ScanSnap iX500

Perhaps other self-employed people are also familiar with the problem: You urgently need an invoice for a device that you bought several months ago. Unfortunately, the invoices are all in folders with the accountant, who only [...]