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iPhone Calendar Starting on Sunday

Annoyed that the iPhone's Calendar app shows the weeks starting with Monday, although iCal (and most paper calendars) start on Sunday? Here's the answer: go to Settings > General > International and change the Region Format from English to United States.

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How to Revive The Levelator in El Capitan

If you’ve been using The Levelator to normalize volume in recorded audio, the bad news is that the orphaned app doesn’t work in El Capitan. The good news is that the fix is simple.

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GraphicConverter 9.7

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iFlicks 2.2.1

Audio Hijack 3.1

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Final Cut Pro X 10.2.1 and Motion 5.2.1

Photos Everywhere with Lightroom CC and Photos for OS X

Pixelmator 3.3.2

iMovie 10.0.8

How to Eliminate Drop Shadows in OS X Screenshots

Final Cut Pro X 10.2, Compressor 4.2, Motion 5.2

iCloud Photo Library: The Missing FAQ

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