If you do not want to install any utilities, you can define a workflow using Automator. Among the predefined actions that can be used, there's both Take Picture or Take Video Snapshot, which can be used depending on the camera available:
Define your workflow, and either add a waiting sequence prior to taking a photo as in the screenshot, or call it from ...
You can also use applescript to automate Photo Booth to do what you want:
tell application "Photo Booth" to activate
tell application "System Events" to tell application process "Photo Booth"
click menu item "Take Photo" of menu "File" of menu bar item "File" of menu bar 1
This can be run from the Script Editor, or as a script passed ...
Blackmagic Disk Speed Test
If you're interested in read and write speeds there is an app called Black Blackmagic Disk Speed Test available on the App Store. This doesn't have a database to compare with others but can give you actual speeds for your internal and external drive.
I routinely take notes with Concepts app while offline, and as there's neither built in OCR nor forced-synching of anything, my notes are private and secure.
Also worth noting both Apple notes w/out synch and also Pages with a password lock per file can be considered pretty secure.
Apple notes is the clear defacto standard for this use case.
Don’t turn on iCloud syncing for notes or don’t sign in to iCloud and you have pretty much all the items you mentioned.
If you have iCloud backups, by default that does save your content. However if you disable notes to backup, Apple documents that they delete your copies in the cloud when you ...
I am looking for a solution which allows me to live share my iPad screen while using Skype on my Mac.
Current Skype clients for macOS and iOS doesn't support this feature.
However, if you don't mind using a different app, Zoom meeting client is the app you are looking for. It includes a plethora of features such as audio, video conferencing, screen sharing ...
AJA System Test is another commonly used tool to benchmark disk performance for the Mac. It offers graphs and a text report of performance instead of just a dial indicating transfer speed like Black Magic.
If you want to test random I/O, which neither AJA or Black Magic do, you can use the tool fio like you can on Linux. You can expect the IOPS to be much ...