Tag: macOS

  • Sync iCloud Contacts with Mozilla Thunderbird

    Sync iCloud Contacts with Mozilla Thunderbird

    It was hard to find a solution for this until I reworded my search phrase and found it in two forums out of many deep dives. References at the end of this post. Changes made on Mozilla Thunderbird or in iCloud Contacts will synchronize across all locations. Some of the same details can be used […]

  • Windows 10 and macOS built-in security

    Windows 10 and macOS built-in security

    When I first owned a Windows computer back in the 90s…

  • Zoom away

    I’ve removed Zoom from my computer because…

  • Joys of Jekyll, Gems, and EasyApache

    Once again this website went down on my new host with a 500 server error. I spent two hours reading about Jekyll for GitHub Pages, succeeded in adding the theme and in the process, I updated Gem to the latest on my Mac just to use the Jekyll importer for WordPress. Returned to my host’s […]

  • macOS TextUtil Convert TXT to DOCX, CAT All DOCX to One DOCX

    Today, I had the need to convert a homebrew extension to DOCX extension. I renamed all the custom extensions to the TXT extension. There was no formatting in the original files like bold or italicizing so textutil stripping it didn’t matter. I found OSXDaily’s post to be a helpful guide for a Terminal tool I […]

  • Chrome on Mac and the spinning beachball

    Tried everything to fix this beachball problem so much that I started to believe that there was a bug in Chrome for Mac and Firefox Quantum was looking like the alternative. The beachball spins (like the hourglass on Windows) for a minute or more before what I just typed would actually show up in the […]

  • macOS Absence

    It’s been a month since I realized my second Apple computer was not going to survive. A word of advice; after reading many forums, Apple-owned community feedback sites, and my own experiences; don’t purchase an Apple computer that was made between 2009 and 2014, because they’ll all die within two years or less of a […]