Dealing with Spaces’ default behaviour feels like trying to battle a street magician. Photo: Rich Anderson/Flickr CC If you use Spaces on your Mac, then there may be one “feature” that annoys the hell out of you. Do you keep nicely-arranged workspaces for specific tasks? Do you like to always have your text editor in the middle Space, and your slacking off apps (Twitter, Slack) … Continue reading Quick Tip: Stop Mac Spaces rearranging themselves
If you’re tired of the “Upgrade to macOS High Sierra” notifications nagging your Mac to install a system software update that you perhaps have made a conscious decision to avoid, then you will likely appreciate this tip to completely stop the upgrade macOS notifications. As you likely know by now, there is no way to really dismiss the “Upgrade to macOS High Sierra” alert, there’s … Continue reading How to Stop “Upgrade to MacOS High Sierra” Notifications Completely on a Mac
It’s like Craigslist but (somehow) shittier. I’m getting push notifications that there are new Marketplace postings like this and I’m about to delete your stupid app because of it. Continue reading Dear Facebook: your Marketplace is fucking useless. Everybody marks items as “FREE” and gives the price in the description. Either clean it up or fuck off and stop pushing it.
Until this summer, I had come to believe there were two kinds of people in this world: those who used the photo-sharing and micro-blogging website Instagram, and those who boycotted that cesspit of vanity and airbrushed reality. In case it’s not immediately obvious, I counted myself very firmly in the second camp. The rules of Instagram are clear: more pouting, less smiling. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK It’s true, … Continue reading how I learned to stop worrying and love Instagram
If you regularly sleep your Mac, you may have noticed that sometimes the Mac will wake itself up and show a notification on the screen, even if the screen is locked and otherwise password protected with the login screen. These notifications that wake a Mac from sleep are called “Enhanced Notifications” and they can originate from Messages, FaceTime, social networks like Facebook and Twitter, Game … Continue reading How to Stop Enhanced Notifications Waking a Mac from Sleep