Posts Tagged ‘useful’

about blurred background requirement for zoom

September 25, 2022

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/6619329769741
https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360043484511#h_01FDJF4ZQM69EQJ498652633PB

Briefly, according to Zoom official document from the above link, For macOS devices, you must have 6th generation or later.

open terminal
Enter the following command:

sysctl machdep.cpu.brand_string

The generation of your processor can be determined by the first digit (or two) of the processor number that appears after the hyphen (-), while the remaining 3 digits are the model number. For example, an Intel i7-6700 is the 700 model of the 6th generation of i7 processors. 6 means 6th generation

For a full list of specifications for using blurred background on a macOS device,

Zoom desktop client, 4.6.0 or higher
macOS version 10.13 or higher
Supported processors

Apple M1
i5-6000 or higher
Note: 6th generation i5 dual-core processor, requires macOS 10.14 or higher i7-4000 or higher
(i9 should be supported by default, they didn’t mention this actually)

Check Mac processors using serial number

September 24, 2022

this is useful

There are two ways to check processors and detailed information of a specific Mac.

1. There is very detailed information on this website. You can put your serial number in.

https://support.apple.com/specs

2.Another way to do it:
Click on the “apple” icon on the top right corner of your
screen—”About this Mac”—“Overview”—”system report”.

High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service | ExpressVPN

September 18, 2022

https://www.expressvpn.com/

Microsoft Office 365 Windows – SOM IT Service Catalog – Confluence

September 3, 2022

https://confluence.som.yale.edu/display/SC/Microsoft+Office+365+Windows
Describes how to put MS Office on mac in 2022 (First Log in)

How to replace the battery in your AirTag – Apple Support

July 10, 2022

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211670

Branford, CT – Local Tide Times, Tide Chart – US Harbors

July 3, 2022

https://www.usharbors.com/harbor/connecticut/branford-ct/tides/#monthly-tide-chart

Swimply – Rent private pools by the hour

June 19, 2022

https://swimply.com/

Lab slack

March 27, 2022

https://gerstein-lab.slack.com/

How to Find and Delete Old Emails in Gmail

March 27, 2022

https://www.howtogeek.com/787285/how-to-find-and-delete-old-emails-in-gmail/

Universal Control is Apple’s most impressive new feature in years – The Verge

March 27, 2022

https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/16/22980566/universal-control-ios-macos-mac-ipad-hands-on