Since OS X Lion, the Library folder has been hidden by default, and this trend cotinues even the latest Mac operating system macOS Sierra was released. As the Library folder contains many preferences, caches, plug-in and support data that install applications need to use, when you try to uninstall certain apps (especially those large applicaions like Adobe Photoshop CC, security software, or malicious programs), you might need to manually delete its leftovers over there. But how to do it right?
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Typically, Apple rarely disclose the details of its acquisitions and even refuse to confirm the purchases, making it difficult for outsiders to track. Business Insider concluded a list of 9 startup companies Apple has bought this year and briefly introduced what they mainly do. The list is not exhaustive as some of its purchases may have never been revealed. As expected, artificial intelligent is the dominant category in Apple’s acquisitions. Security, educational tech, fitness and entertainment are also involved in this list. Now let’s take a brief look at what these 9 startups are.
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Average users may install many apps but only keep some of them on their computers, which makes uninstallation a common topic in daily usage. Uninstalling an app on Mac can be quite easy but completely removing all the traces the app created on the system might be a little intractable. Do you know how to get rid of the app remnants?
To properly uninstall an app on Mac, you are supposed to perform these four steps. I will take “uninstall Sketchup” as an example, and the method works for most Mac apps.
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The Photos built in your macOS or iOS devices is a great and default app to view, manage, edit and show off your pictures. Yet sometimes you may need to keep some private images away from public sight, and in that case you can hide pictures in Photos to avoid embarrassing moment or awkward situation. Here is how to do.
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Microsoft Released Windows 10 Build 14971 for PC to Insiders in the Fast ring. The update comes with a couple of minors new features, a number of improvements, usual bug fixes, and also a few known issues. It is only available for PC devices this time around. Mobile users on the Slow ring can now upgrade to Build 14965.
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If owners enable password or fingerprint protection on their iPhones, they could locate their stolen phones from iCloud accounts. But this feature is unable to work on the occasion when the device is turned off and the SIM is removed. Now Apple has patented a new technology to keeps ‘Find My iPhone’ active when the device is turned off, so that you will be able to locate stolen iPhone even if it is powered off.
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When you move an item to the Trash, capture a screenshot, or paste a file in a folder, your mac will play a sound to notify you that the action has been performed. But if you don’t want to hear those paper crumpling and camera shutter sounds, how can you disable them? This post will show you the way to disable sound effects on Mac.
There are two options you can do the job. The conventional one is through System Preferences, and the second utilizes Terminal which requires more skill & experience.
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