Articles tagged as “tips”

Tips: macOS save screenshots as JPEG in a different location

I'm not really sure why taking screenshots in macOS defaults to PNG file format. I just googled this and the "answer" was:

>MacOS captures screenshots using PNG as the default image format, which provides lossless compression and preserves image quality while creating relatively small files.

OK - I can understand ...

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macOS Sierra upgrade from a developer's perspective

Most developers (myself included) usually wait for the point one release of the next major macOS upgrade. This is mostly in order so that all the related tools/applications maintainers will have time to upgrade and iron out their bugs/issues with the new OS.

Since I use my Mac mostly as a glorified *nix replaceme ...

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How to reduce the size of your VMs

As the host OS I use Windows 8 (just upgraded to 8.1), well why ? one might ask.Is rather simple: Steam and after some dreadful searching and configuring tools I managed to install the basics for writing and deploying code: Vim, Git, PuTTy and a decent console replacement like Console2 [0].

Of course those aren't eno ...

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