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How to Open the Terminal on a Mac

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While using a Mac, sometimes you need to dig deep into settings or perhaps pull off some developer-grade command-line tasks. For that, you’ll need the Terminal app to access the command-line on macOS. Here’s how to launch it.

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How to Switch Sound Output Devices on a Mac

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If you’re not hearing system sound from a certain device connected to your Mac—such as a monitor with built-in speakers, a Bluetooth device, or a USB audio interface—it’s time to check your sound output device settings. Here’s how.

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Microphone Not Working on a Mac? Here’s How to Fix It

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Apple MacBooks and many desktop Macs have built-in microphones. However, you can also connect headsets and other mics via USB, a 3.5mm audio jack, or Bluetooth. Here’s how to fix a microphone that’s not working on your Mac.

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How to Automatically Empty Your Trash on a Mac

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Since macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple has included a way to automatically empty your Trash every 30 days, which can free up disk space and reduce mental clutter. Enabling it is easy, but the option takes some digging to find. Here’s the quickest way to turn it on.

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How to Update Microsoft Office Apps on Windows 10 and Mac

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Software updates are essential in keeping your applications up to date with the latest features, performance improvements, and security patches. Microsoft regularly provides updates for its Office suite. Here’s how to check for, and install, Microsoft Office updates.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/681059/how-to-update-microsoft-office/
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Mac Camera Not Working? Here’s How to Fix It

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Apple MacBooks and desktop Macs often include a built-in webcam. You can also connect an external webcam to your Mac via USB. If your webcam isn’t working, or appears to be disconnected or unavailable in macOS, there are several steps you can take to (hopefully) get it going again.

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How to Choose Your Microphone on a Mac

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Whether they’re built-in to your computer or webcam (or not), you likely have multiple microphones on your Mac. If you’re unsure which one is capturing audio, it’s time to review the audio input settings. From there, you can choose which microphone you want to use.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682375/how-to-choose-your-active-microphone-on-a-mac/
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35+ Mac Text-Editing Keyboard Shortcuts to Speed Up Typing

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Keyboard shortcuts can have a massive impact on your Mac workflow. They allow you to accomplish simple tasks, like selecting, copying, or formatting text, without ever lifting your hands from the keyboard.

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How to Set Mozilla Firefox as the Default Browser on Mac

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If you bought a new Mac, or if you’re wanting to switch to Firefox from a different browser like Safari or Chrome, you can easily set it as the default. Here’s how to set Mozilla Firefox as the default browser on Mac.

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