The 5 Best Spotlight Alternatives for Searching Mac Files and More

Spotlight search has been a trusty and reliable assistant to Mac users for years. You can look up files, perform basic calculations, keep tabs on the weather, and search a whole lot more by simply hitting the Cmd + Space shortcut. And while Apple has consistently updated it, Spotlight still has a few features missing.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1:46pm
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How to Restore the Old XP Alt + Tab Switcher in Windows 10 and 11

The Alt + Tab switcher enables users to switch between open windows by pressing an Alt + Tab hotkey. Windows 11’s Alt + Tab switcher displays thumbnail previews for windows and blurs out the background desktop. However, the old-style Tab switcher from Windows XP displays icons instead of thumbnails.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1:30pm
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Neil Young plans to pull his music from Spotify over Joe Rogan COVID misinformation

Neil Young is threatening to pull his music from Spotify over concerns that the company’s exclusive deal with podcaster Joe Rogan is helping fuel the anti-vaccine movement.

“I want you to let Spotify know immediately TODAY that I want all my music off their platform. They can have Rogan or Young. Not both,” Young wrote in a since-deleted open letter viewed by Rolling Stone.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:48pm
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Why Is Lua Popular for Game Development and How Do You Use It?

There are so many programming languages used for game development. The very popular ones are C#, C++ and Lua. Lua is a high-level programming language used for scripting in games and other tasks. It is an interpreted language just like Python; however, it is first compiled into byte code, which is then run on the Lua virtual machine.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:46pm
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Here are all 20 companies from Alchemist Accelerator’s latest Demo Day

Alchemist Accelerator is back with another Demo Day — its 29th Demo Day overall, and the latest in the series to be entirely virtual.

As an enterprise-focused accelerator, Alchemist primarily works with companies that in turn work with other companies. These companies might have consumer-facing bits — but generally, their main drivers are building the things that help others build the things, or improve the things, or sell the things.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:14pm
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Substack is testing a video feature, which will roll out widely in ‘the coming weeks’

The newsletter monetization platform Substack announced on its blog today that it’s testing video uploads in private beta. Like existing newsletter posts, creators can decide whether they want to keep videos behind a paywall or not. Though this feature is only available to select users at the moment, the company said that it will “be rolling out video to everyone in the coming weeks.”

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:12pm
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Eleven Ventures closes new fund at $67.6M to invest in Southeastern European startups

Bulgarian venture capital is experiencing something of a renaissance. Last year LAUNCHub Ventures raised a €70 million find aimed at Southeastern Europe, while Vitosha Venture Partners raised a €26 million ($30 million) fund for startups out of Bulgaria.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:12pm
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Unit CEO Itai Damti and Flourish’s Emmalyn Shaw to explain fundraising strategies on TechCrunch Live

Itai Damti co-founded Unit in 2019 to help businesses integrate banking services into their consumer products. In 2020, Emmalyn Shaw, as Flourish’s managing partner, invested in Unit’s Series A round, and later, in the company’s B round.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:00pm
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Electric Sheep raises $21.5M to make off-the-shelf lawnmowers autonomous

IRobot announced Terra three years ago this week. After making some tough internal decisions to delay launch back in 2020, the robot mower is still MIA. For those with a lot of grass and far less time, there are still a number of robotic mowers out there, on both the commercial and consumer side of the aisle.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 11:48am
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The 5 Most Useful Linux Text-Manipulation Commands

Linux developers follow the philosophy of creating small programs that do one task and do it well. Take Linux text processing tools as an example, they are lightweight and have modular functionality. Even though these text manipulation tools differ in complexity and functionality, they come in handy in an environment where the graphical user interface isn't available.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 11:01am
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