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Start your own blog for $5 a month

Sometimes you want to say something online that is best written down but is a bit longer than what Twitter allows. You have something that you learned that you want to share or maybe you just want to get something off your chest. That's where having you own blog comes »

BlueMail: A true cross-platform email client

So, you use a phone, a laptop and a desktop and each device uses a different email client. You would like to use the same client on each device but there's always one device that's not supported. I use Windows, Ubuntu and macOS on a daily basis. I'm currently using »

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a MacBook Pro

I have a 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar running macOS Catalina. However, i've always wanted to install Ubuntu on it. Sadly, installing any of the versions of Ubuntu or several other Linux distros results in my MacBook's keyboard, track pad and SSD not being detected. I had given up »

Adobe Creative Cloud alternatives for Mac

Adobe's Creative Cloud suite of applications is the industry leader without question. However, the days of paying a once-off price for it ended years ago. A monthly or yearly subscription is currently the only way to get access to Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign etc. Even though Adobe provide their apps »

The state of the Hackintosh in 2020

I've been installing Apple's OS X and macOS desktop operating systems since the Snow Leopard days with varying levels of success. My most recent installation was of macOS Catalina using the tools from tonymacx86.com. I used this method not long after macOS Catalina was released and it was a »