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Fix Finder not displaying icon previews

Here's a quick fix for the Finder not displaying a thumbnail of an image for it's icon. Drop into the Terminal and type: qlmanage -r cache This resets the QuickLook cache. As QuickLook is responsible for extracting the thumbnails for...
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Apple quietly releases new iMacs

With no fanfare whatsoever, Apple overnight have released new iMacs. This is the first meaningful update to the lineup since June 2017 and brings them up-to-date with 8th generation Intel Core processors. Depressingly, they keep a slow, spinning 5400 RPM...
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Fix WordPress over HTTPS with CloudFlare SSL

I've had an issue with my site that prevented it from working fully over https - and as it turns out, it's due to CloudFlare's reverse proxy and the way it deals with http and https requests. I found the...
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Zero-day exploit against macOS Keychain

This is pretty serious - a researcher has discovered a zero-day exploit against the Keychain in macOS. As a protest against Apple not paying a bug bounty for macOS (only for iOS), Linus Henze, the researcher, has withheld details of...
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Beware of cheap USB to Lightning Cables

I needed a short USB to Lightning cable for my car stereo - there's a USB port in the centre console and I don't need a 1m cable tangling around the dashboard, so I tried a couple of 3rd party...
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