I picked up the following piece from an online forum. It explains quite well what I wish to discuss in the particular blog post. I am sharing it first and will follow it up with some of my own thoughts on the topic.
Apple is known as one of the leading innovators in the world of tech. Their newly launched devices take over the market with incredible speed, and their unique features win the hearts of brand’s fans. However, despite the handiness and popularity, Apple’s features may be confusing. In this article, we are going to talk about […]
Google maintains a multilingual database of published language. By scanning books en masse, Google is able to process the text and provided statistical data-based frequency of word appearance. With the Google Ngram Viewer search tool, you can search through that voluminous statistical data rapidly and effectively. By comparing the relative popularity of words, you can […]
By default, most search tools look at file names, not file contents. However, the most famous GNU search program grep will look inside files with the correct flags. Here we will show you how you can find specific word(s) in a file on Linux. Using grep to Find a Word In a File By default, […]
For system administrators, ps on macOS is a frequently-used tool. The command stands for “process status,” and that’s largely what it does. It reports currently-running processes with a variety of filters and views. Run the command with no flags, and it will show only the processes associated with the currently-running terminal. Start adding additional flags, […]
fd is a simpler alternative to the find command. It uses a truncated syntax and an abbreviated command structure to keep your typed commands short and to the point. However, that lack of verbosity that makes fd easy to type makes it more difficult to understand. fd also runs pattern matching more rapidly than the […]
Video compression is something of a black box for many people. If you ask most folks, they’ll probably tell you that videos are compressed using math on the ones and zeroes of the video file. And while that glib answer is basically correct, it’s much more interesting than that. Let’s check out how video compression […]
When Mac apps misbehave, sometimes you need to force quit apps to shut down. This can happen when the app enters an infinite loop, crashes, hangs or otherwise ceases responding to user input. While it’s never an ideal way to close an application, it doesn’t generally hurt the app. You won’t have a chance to […]
Video conversion is a process used when transition between different container formats and codecs. Video codecs are the encoding algorithms for video and audio streams. Video codecs have the power to convert the video stream, but they require different audio codecs to encode sound. This means your video codec requires a kind of digital box; […]
Email scheduling is a useful tool for preparing time-sensitive emails in advance, or if you know you’ll want to send a message at a specific time. By scheduling emails, you can be sure the greatest number of recipients will open the email by only sending at peak times.