Fix the tilde key on Mac with Automator and keyboard shortcuts

On some non-U.S. Mac keyboards, the tilde key is (mis)placed next to the left Shift button. In this post, I'll show you how to get the tilde where it belongs, next to the “1” key, and how to switch between U.S. and International layouts to easily alternate between keyboards.

· 3 min read · macos automator

How to fix Chrome "Resolving host" issue on Mac

My new shiny MacBook Pro had an issue with resolving host names. Chrome would show “Resolving host…” for a few seconds before loading websites and it was exasperating. Using tools like brew and pip was a nightmare as it took forever before they started downloads. But overall the internet was working just fine and no other device, including my work MacBook, had that problem.

· 2 min read · macos