Category Archives: Operating System

An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs ( Wikipedia )

QR Code URL via macOS Two Finger Gesture Option Tutorial

We noticed that the macOS Google Chrome web browser (Version 91.0.4472.114 (Official Build) (x86_64)) now has a two finger gesture option … Create QR code for this image … continuing on with our interest in QR Codes as you can … Continue reading

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Animated GIF Creation on Windows MAMP Tutorial

We had occasion to … install MAMP for Windows version 5.0.0 Beta … and then … piece together our Animated GIF creation PHP software to test on that MAMP version … and realized we needed to fix the web application … Continue reading

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New Windows on iOS Primer Tutorial

Call me a troglodyte if you like, but to me, the concept in Information Technology (in the GUI (Graphical User Interface) concept) of “windows” was best understood, on Windows, before Windows 10. Windows 10 has not diminished the possibilities regarding … Continue reading

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Photos iOS App Albums Primer Tutorial

The previous Mac OS X Photos App Smart Albums Primer Tutorial referenced … Apple‘s Mac OS X (which is called “macOS” these days) operating system … and today’s concerns … Apple‘s iOS operating system … and as you might surmise … Continue reading

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TextArea to Speech via macOS iTunes Tutorial

The recent Text to Emoji Translation Textarea Tutorial got me forensically examining the two finger gesture menu of an HTML textarea of a webpage, hosted on macOS. We’d never visited the “Services” submenu here, and were gobsmacked that we, as … Continue reading

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Continuity on Mobile and Windows Primer Tutorial

When we presented Continuity on iOS and macOS Primer Tutorial some time back, were you impressed by the idea of “Handoff” functionality? If so, you may especially gravitate towards today’s Windows 10 … Your Phone … desktop application, as per … Continue reading

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Making of Spotify Bluetooth Speaker Volume Tutorial

In order to create the presentation media for yesterday’s Spotify Bluetooth Speaker Volume Tutorial we again turned to macOS command line tools to rotate the media to a more easily readable view … the animated GIF we needed to rotate … Continue reading

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Stylus Email Signatures with Touch Devices Tutorial

Yesterday’s Stylus with Touch Devices Primer Tutorial got us thinking about an annoyance we have with modern life whereby it is still asked that you … receive forms online … and then are asked to sign these and email them … Continue reading

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