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Amazon: “Not restricted as per special provision a123” (Shipping Label)

Amazon: “Not restricted as per special provision a123” (Shipping Label)

Did you receive a shipment (from Amazon) with large letter printing on the shipping label:     Not restricted as per special provision A123     The printing could come to you as a surprise and may even make you weary to open your package.   Amazon is beginning to mark packages that have...

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Why: Blue/Teal light stays on Amazon Remote (How to Turn Off)

Why: Blue/Teal light stays on Amazon Remote (How to Turn Off)

Did you accidently activate the Alexa Voice Assistant on your Amazon Fire remote? This causes the Amazon Fire remote to show a solid teal/blue color at the top right of the remote. The light indicates that Alexa (remote) is in listening mode.   1. Hold down the Microphone button on the Amazon remote for 3 seconds....

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Fix: “To continue sign in with your Apple ID” keeps popping up (macOS)

Fix: “To continue sign in with your Apple ID” keeps popping up (macOS)

Are you suddenly getting messages to sign in to your Apple ID on your Apple Mac device? If you click “cancel”, the messages persist and you cannot back out of them. Some of the Apple ID sign-in messages may include:   To continue, sign in with your Apple ID   Update Apple ID Settings Some account...

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Fix: macOS Verifying every video file

Fix: macOS Verifying every video file

When you open a video file (MP4, MKV, MPEG, etc.) in macOS, is GateKeeper (macOS Security) attempting to “verify” the file on first open? In some cases, the video file is large and it can take several minutes to verify before it opens in media players like QuickTime or VLC. This prevents you from watching your...

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Fix: Hide the macOS menu bar for all Full-Screen apps

Fix: Hide the macOS menu bar for all Full-Screen apps

When running full-screen apps in macOS, do you notice the macOS menu bar still showing at the top of the screen? This cuts off part of the top screen of whatever application you are running making the experience frustrating. In the past, macOS would automatically switch applications to full-screen when they tried to run.   You...

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