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Software Spotlight: Nocturne

Nocturne is a new free application from the creator of Quicksilver. It’s a very simple application for switching your computer to “night vision” mode. Of course, you can already do something similar to this on your Mac just by hitting “ctrl-opt-cmd-8” (Go ahead, try it…it’s fun.) But Nocturne offers some subtle improvements that make this…

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Using Apple Diagnostics to Troubleshoot Your Mac

Computers tend to fail in predictable ways. Especially when it comes to hardware, certain types of failure can cause programmatically-detectable signals that reveal the cause of the problem. Diagnostic programs that can accomplish this process are typically only available to authorized shops. Except that’s not really true: you can use Apple Diagnostics to access Apple’s…

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