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How To Set and Reset ‘Trust This Computer‘ on Your iOS Device

- Mar 19, 2018<p>When you connect you iPhone or iPad to a computer for the first time, you’ll be prompted whether to trust the computer. When you …

How to Update macOS Using a Simple Terminal Command

If you're sick of waiting for the progress bar to complete every time you reboot after a macOS software update, then you'll be pleased to learn there's another way to update your Mac that could potentially reduce your downtime.<p>The process involves a simple Terminal command, and allows you to …

How to Remove a Credit Card From an iPhone Completely

- Feb 18, 2018<p>For most iPhone users, having their credit card details saved on their device is inevitable. The benefits seam to outweigh the risks …

How to unlock an iOS device when you've forgotten your password or changed your account

Apple's use of an Apple ID on iPads is something Apple does towards keeping your device secure. But it can also be problematic, especially if you …

iPad

How to Use the Tor Network on Your iOS Device

- Aug 29, 2017<p>Your Internet Service Provider (as well as other less than reputable parties), can monitor your every move on the internet. Plus, they …

Here Are the iOS 11 Features You Should Be Excited About

Set to arrive on your iPhone and iPad this fall, Apple iOS 11 brings a number of new features to the platform. Below are the ones we think you'll love the most.<p>The next version of Apple iOS is set to deliver a number of groundbreaking features, especially for iPad users. We spent some quality time …

Taking screenshots in iOS 11: hands-on with 10+ handy tips [Video]

It’s no secret that taking screenshots in iOS 11 is now a lot more robust than it’s been in previous versions of iOS. No longer is it just about pressing Home + Sleep; in iOS 11, taking screenshots goes much deeper. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for a look at 10+ handy screenshot tips for …

Handy

13 tips every iPad owner should know

PSA: AppleCare+ for Mac and iPhone Must Be Bought Within 60 Days of Purchase

All of Apple's AppleCare+ plans for Macs, iPads, and iPhones, must be bought alongside a new device or within 60 days of purchase, according to AppleCare+ support staff that <i>MacRumors</i> spoke to this morning.<p>Following its Worldwide Developers Conference in June that saw the debut of new iMacs, …

How to print to PDF on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Print to PDF is an easy way to preserve the information and layout of what you are currently viewing, saving a 1:1 digital copy of the documents and websites you use everyday. You don’t actually print anything, but the idea is that an exact replica of what would have appeared on paper, if you had …

Apps

How To Automatically Minimize Apps That Startup at Login on macOS

- Mar 21, 2017<p>You likely have a number of apps that startup when you login to your Mac. Setting those up goes something like this: Right-click the …

U.K. police ‘mug’ fraud suspect to access his iPhone while it’s unlocked

U.K. police appear to have adopted an unorthodox method when it comes to getting around phone encryption — to access the data on a suspect’s iPhone, …

Speed Up Apple Mail with a Database-Cleaning Automator Task

Apple Mail isn’t exactly the greatest email app out there, but it’s serviceable and gets the job done for most people. That said, one common problem …

13 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden Features on Your Phone

Remember that scene in War Games when the socially broken code monkeys were explaining to aspiring hacker Matthew Broderick all about "back doors" …

How to Record Your iPad Screen

How to Record Your iPad Screen<p>Updated on June 30, 2017<p>How Do They Do That?<p>YouTube is littered with tutorials and app reviews that show you how to do …

AirPlay

Clear Mac App Store Temp Cache to Fix Some Download Issues

Rarely, the Mac App Store may report erroneous app download statuses or even offer a malformed file leading to an app that doesn’t launch or is …

Operating Systems

Google’s Quest To Design A Typeface For Every Language On Earth

For the past five years, Google and Monotype have sought to bring hundreds of alphabets online through a family of typefaces called Noto.<p>Can you imagine typing up an email, sending it off, and being told by the recipient that its contents were gobbledygook? Of course not. For most of us, whatever …

Dropbox Isn't Playing Nice With macOS Sierra, Here's How to Fix It

If you just upgraded to macOS Sierra and your Dropbox app is acting up, you’re not alone. Even with the latest version of the app, some users are …

A mystery no more

A YEAR ago, most people would have drawn a blank if asked about Zika. Since then, an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus that began in early 2015 in …

How to Organize Contacts with the Same Name

Some names are really popular. You might have four Davids in your Contacts on iPhone and no clear way to tell them apart. If you have a lot of contacts with the same name, this tip will help you tell them apart and keep your Contacts organized. Also, this tip is helpful when sending iMessages, …

iOS

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Screencast Your iPad

Last week’s Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week was about how to create a video of your Android phone or tablet’s screen. In response to last week’s …

Education Technology

Guide to Convert Your Old MacBook to a Chromebook

Tired of Windows? Fed up with OSX? Too busy to bother with Linux? If none of these operating systems sound appealing anymore due to buggy UIs or …

How-To: Find your MacBook’s battery cycle count and learn what it means about its battery life

Recently I noticed that my Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display seemed to be dying at a faster clip. Naturally, I assumed that the battery might be going bad.<p>After checking the battery cycle count, I learned that I was probably wrong about the battery being bad, as the cycle count was still …

Batteries

How to stop OS X from deleting trashed files immediately

Lana Y. writes in with a problem related to getting rid of files in OS X. Like many people, she wants to use Trash as a way station and then opt to …

62 OS X El Capitan tips and tricks

Master OS X El Capitan<p>OS X El Capitan is the latest release of OS X and betters OS X Yosemite by introducing additional features and cleaning up some …

Operating Systems

Ninth person charged in Belgium over Paris attacks

Statement identifies man as Abdoullah C, a Belgian national, arrested in connection with 13 November terrorist attacks in French capital<p>Belgian authorities have charged a ninth person in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November that killed 130 people, federal prosecutors have …

How to fix 'Outlook can't upgrade your database' errors when launching Microsoft Outlook on Mac

Last night, I decided that I would give the desktop version of Outlook a chance. Unfortunately, I ran into a problem when first launching the app. …

Software

How to disable password prompts for free iBooks downloads on the Mac

Since last year’s iOS 8.3 software update iOS devices have had the ability to stop asking for a password when downloading free applications from the …

Siri Quick Tip: Get Siri to Remind you About What You’re Viewing

- Dec 6, 2015<p>While viewing a website, reading an email, or writing yourself a note on your iPhone or iPad, you may want to set a reminder about it. …

How To Capture Your Screen In Mac OS X In Simple Steps

Mac OS X has always made it easy to capture a screenshot. A screen shot is an image of your computer desktop or an active window.<p>Many users are …