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New evidence found in Big Sur: Mac will support Face ID

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Apple’s Face ID feature allows the device to be unlocked through facial scanning, and is currently limited to iPhone and iPad. But the code found in macOS Big Sur indicates that Face ID may be used in future Macs.


Adding the original deep camera system and face ID to the Mac will be Apple’s next step. According to the face ID reference found by 9to5Mac in the latest Big Sur Beta, it includes an extension with a code that supports the “PearlCamera” function.

Mac finally said goodbye to iTunes. What about Win users?

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The release of macOS Catalina may reduce the complaints of Mac iTunes users about Apple’s bloated media management and player applications, but for Windows users, the pain seems to continue indefinitely. Until now, there is no indication that iTunes for Windows will be redesigned or updated. So, when Mac users have a new experience in media services and data transfer, Windows users can only continue to endure the status quo.


Apple officially updated its iTunes page to guide Mac users to upgrade to macOS Catalina and offered three choices for Windows users: standard 64-bit and 32-bit versions, plus a Windows 10 S version of the Microsoft Store. On the app page of the Microsoft Store, we saw a lot of bad reviews: 46% of store users rated only one star for iTunes. 

Which devices support macOS Catalina’s “Sidecar”?

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Apple has just released macOS Catalina with several new features, including the “Sidecar.” Using a Mac with the latest operating system and an iPad with iPadOS 13, you can turn your iPad into a second fully interactive display, which is “Sidecar.” However, to interact with Mac systems via iPad, users must have a newer iPad and Mac.


Apple has decided that “Sidecar” is limited to iPads that support Apple Pencil. If the old iPad you have on hand cannot be used with Apple Pencil, you won’t be able to use the iPad as a second display even if you upgrade to iPadOS 13. The “Sidecar” is not available for the following models: 

Notion, a super digital note free for college teachers and students

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Notion is a stylish and functional note-taking app and a collaborative document editor. It can not only be used to take notes, but also as a blog, task management board, designer’s display of personal works, etc.


In the education market, Notion is in fierce competition with tools such as Evernote, Bear, and Microsoft OneNote and is shining because it not only supports students’ class notes, reference books, learning task processes, community homepages, but also provides teachers with online lesson production, classroom resource sharing, class schedules, and student manuals. It can be considered as a cross-platform super-assist tool. 

Seamless Switch to Mac: Windows Migration Assistant can transfer more data

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New features allow users to switch from Windows to macOS more seamlessly.

Apple is extending the functions of Windows Migration Assitant for macOS 10.14 Mojave, which allow users to switch from Windows to macOS more seamlessly.


In macOS Mojave beta 6 which was released today, users can transfer more data to Mac. Setup Assistant and Migration Assistant now can transfer account information, documents, emails, contact persons’ information, calendar items, etc.

An 8-year old bug discovered on macOS: File encryption failed

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Because of Quick Look’s vulnerabilities, all encryptions on macOS exist in name only.

macOS has a very practical function, namely Quick Look. You select a file or an image, press the Space key, and you will be able to preview its details. This function, however, was been reported to have a bug due to some issues on preview repository, which has led to great possibility of leaking the user’s encrypted files.


How to change the folder display settings on Mac

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One user said he still failed to list all the files in the same display type, then he found out that the setting “View display options” is effective only under current directory, so he came up with the following steps:


1. Open Finder, continuously click Command+↑ several times until the you can see the disk icons without redirecting.

2. Choose the display type you want, e.g. icon (Command + 1), list (Command + 2), column (Command + 3), then press Command + J at the same time or click the pinion to open “View display options”.

3. Adjust the display size you want.

4. Open Launchpad – Others – Terminal, type “sudu find / -name .DS_Store -exec rm {} +” in and press Enter. Provide your account password if you’re prompted, then press Enter and wait.

5. When Step 4 is finished, click the apple icon in the upper left corner and select “Force Quit”.

6. In the window of Force Quit, select “Finder” and click “Restart”.

How to solve intermittent WiFi disconnection on Mac?

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WiFi disconnection is very frustrated, how can we deal with it?


The reasons that cause WiFi disconnection on Mac include:

1. The router is interfered by external factors or its signal is weak.

2. Incorrect settings of Mac networking.

3. Unsafe app has been used for network freeloading, which resulted in setting modification by the unsafe app.

Corresponding solutions are as follows:

1. Change the position of the router.

2. Open “Network” from “System Preferences”, click “Automatic”, select “Edit locations…”, click “+” to add a new network site, and reboot the Mac.

3. Restore the router to its factory settings, and call the network provider to unbound the media access control code.

Additionally, if the Mac used to get impacted badly, there may be some problem with its network card. But most of the time, intermittent Wifi disconnection on Mac is caused due to router setting modification by unsafe factors.

Steps to clear all user log files on Mac

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The logging system of macOS is very elaborate that i can monitor and log various system level and app level functionality, including app crashes, problems, and internal errors with apps.

Here you can learn how to access the raw log files and clear these user level logs from your Mac. But this is aimed at advanced Mac users instead of the average or novice users.

To be perfectly clear, these logs are almost entirely crash and error logs for particular apps. Despite what some third-party utilities may claim, removing user level logs is not a necessary task and nor should this be encouraged.

How to clear user logs from macOS

You’re suggested backing up your Mac before doing this.

1. From the Mac finder, pull down the “Go” menu and select “Go to folder”

2. Enter the following directory path exactly, including the tilde:


3. Selectively choose the logs you want to inspect or delete, or alternatively you can select and trash them all


4. Empty the Trash

Please note that you may not restore any meaningful disk space by deleting log files, which may take up just a couple of megabytes or maybe even just kilobytes. And doing this will not speed up your Mac.