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macOS Catalina recording static on Blue Yeti USB Microphone – FIXED

A fix for your Blue Yeti mic that won’t record clean audio in MacOS X Catalina.

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Apple pushes MacOS 11 to Apple Silicon

Apple has announced they will be leaving Intel behind for powering their core line of computers. I lived through two of these major transitions – once when Apple moved from Motorola 68000 series processors to IBM PowerPC processors, and again from PowerPC to Intel x86 processors. Now Apple has announced they’re scaling up their A […]

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Chrome Crashing on MacOS

I ran into an annoying issue with Chrome with a generic installation of MacOS crashing right after launching. After installing it from Google I simply launched the app, as one does. The Chrome logo appears in the dock then yeets itself off somewhere. Sometimes it may generate a crash report, but most of the time […]

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STARTTLS and OS X Mail

A change recently in OS X’s Mail application has caused an unusual problem of not sending mail on the regular SMTP or IMAP ports. I’m not sure if its El Capitan that initiated this change because I do not send mail often from my desktop mail client. After a message stuck in my outbox, I […]

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Repairing AirPort coverage

I hope this helps someone but I’ve been chasing a wifi problem in my house for a few days and finally got to fixing it. Equipment: 4th Gen Airport Extreme (802.11 a/b/g/n; 2.4GHz & 5GHz) Symptoms: poor range, slow speeds outside of the room the airport was located. Configuration: I have it configured auto everything […]