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User Help Web Apps

Gmail inbox “snippets” don’t match the email – text is there but hidden from human view – how?

I am curious about Google’s Gmail "snippets". From most emailers, the snippet is the first few words of the email, or in some cases, the Google A.I. seems to pick out what it thinks is an important sentence to display (which usually it gets right). But from a few emailers — notably Facebook — somehow, […]

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Apple User Help

How to enable unsupported dock on macOS Catalina

I have an HP elite Thunderbolt 3 dock, and it will only charge my mac. Any monitor or other external device it won’t recognise. I have found an article by 9to5mac but tried it without success on MacOS Catalina. I have also tried this solution, without success. Does anyone know of any resource how to […]

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Apple User Help

Can I share my 2TB iCloud storage with my family, using an *individual* Apple One plan?

Prior to Apple One, I was able to share my 2TB of iCloud share with my family; however it seems if I were to switch to Apple One, then I need to opt for Apple One’s family option, rather than the individual one, but still share iCloud space with my family. Does anyone know how […]

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Apple User Help

What is the technical difference between transferring from an old phone and an iCloud restore when setting up a new iPhone?

Is there a difference in terms of how the iPhone’s settings and state are compared between setting up a new iPhone using a transfer from a previous iPhone and setting up a new iPhone using an iCloud restore-from-backup?

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Apple User Help

How can I turn off quick look on MacOS Catalina?

On Mac if you select a file and press the space bar on your keyboard, you can see a quick look of the file. Is there any way to disable this feature on Mac? Is there a terminal command or a system tool that can disable Quick-Look on Mac?

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Apple User Help

YaraScanService makes my MacBook Pro slow [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro to High Sierra and found out that it started working very slowly. As Activity Monitor says, the process YaraScanService is the one to blame. It’s eating about 10GB of memory or even more. When I stop that process forcely, my computer start working as a charm. I also tried […]

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Apple User Help

Airdrop seems to be missing on my Macbook Pro

System: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) macOS 10.13.6 (17G14033) Issue: I cannot send files to my MacBook Pro from my iPhones using Airdrop. When I try to share a file from a iPhone to the Mac using AirDrop, the Mac just doesn’t show up among the available users. I looked for AirDrop among the Finder Favorites, […]

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Ask Games RPG Games

Can I get Combat Casting as a bonus feat in one level or less?

I need Combat Casting as a prerequisite for another feat. I really do not want to waste a precious feat slot on this terrible feat, particularly since I should have enormous Constitution. Therefore, I want to get it as a bonus feat. The best I can find for this is becoming a 2nd-level duskblade, but […]

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Ask Games RPG Games

Do you know when you fail a saving throw?

The pathfinder rules say: A creature that successfully saves against a spell that has no obvious physical effects feels a hostile force or a tingle, but cannot deduce the exact nature of the attack. Likewise, if a creature’s saving throw succeeds against a targeted spell, you sense that the spell has failed. You do not […]

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Database Development

Oracle autotrace – pstart and pstop always the same

I have been executing autotrace against a partitioned table. The table is partitioned by month range. For the data I have so far there are 4 partitions – however, when I execute autotrace against query in which WHERE clause uses partitioning key, the pstart is always 1, and pstop is 1048575. Does that mean that […]