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How to Hard Reset iPad or iPad Pro in 3 Easy Steps

When the iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini is acting up or when you encounter a bug, your first instinct is usually to force restart your iPad. …

macOS window management keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

How to Secure Your Home Router | The Mac Security Blog

​<p>A home router is your gateway to the Internet. When configured correctly to be secure, your home router can act as a first line of defense against …

Wi-Fi

Cool Mac Tip: In Keynote, to automatically shrink text to fit in a text box whenever the text box is resized, select the text box, then click Text in the Format sidebar, click Layout, then select the "Shrink text to fit" option. #mactips https://t.co/ToELtyZEhp

How to organize your Apple Watch Dock for maximum productivity

Your Apple Watch is more than just a time piece. It’s a wonderful tool for receiving texts, checking emails, getting event alerts, and so much more …

Smartwatches

Traveling By Air This Summer? Explore Inside of Airports with Apple Maps

Do your summer travel plans include flying somewhere? Trying to find your way around a huge, unfamiliar international airport can be frustrating, but …

Maps

How to Customize Swipe Gestures on Mail, Gmail, and Inbox

To be honest, I’m not sure <i>what</i> different swipes do on your favorite email app, because every app is a little bit different. And it’s possible that …

Apps

How to Save Zip Files to iPhone or iPad

The latest versions of iOS make it easy to download and save Zip files to an iPhone or iPad. This is achieved thanks to the new Files app, which …

Operating Systems

The Best USB-C Battery Packs and Power Banks

After more than 40 hours researching 23 USB-C power banks and testing 14 of them, we found that the ZMI USB PD Backup Battery & Hub is the best …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Launches Keyboard Service Program for MacBook, MacBook Pro

Apple (finally) launched an official Keyboard Service Program to fix or replace defective keyboards on recent MacBook and MacBook pro models. Apple …

Road to Macstock - Noah Leon On His 'Love Notes To Newton' Documentary

The <b>Road to Macstock</b> takes a different turn in our conversation with <b>Noah Leon</b>, the filmmaker who has created <b>Love Notes To Newton</b>, a documentary about …

Documentaries

How to wirelessly share files between a Mac and PC

You can easily share files between your Mac and a Windows PC on the same network. Here's how.If you use both a Mac and a Windows PC in your home, you …

MacOS High Sierra

The Sweet Setup Guide to Cutting the Cord – The Sweet Setup

With the growth of social media, video games, and streaming services, many people are finding they don’t use their cable subscription enough to …

Smart TV

How to Recover Deleted Safari History on Mac

Have you ever wanted to recover deleted Safari history on a Mac? Maybe you unintentionally cleared all history and web data or deleted specific …

Operating Systems

A FAQ/AMA Session

Chuck held a Facebook live to answer some frequently asked questions about MacVoices so he doesn’t have to keep answering them (at least in theory), …

Facebook Live

How to Hide & Unhide Downloaded Apps from App Store on iPhone & iPad

iPhone and iPad users can hide apps that were purchased or downloaded from the App Store of iOS. By hiding an app in the App Store, it will not …

Apps

How to Share YouTube Videos Like a Pro

I doubt you’ve given much thought to how you share the latest and greatest YouTube videos you find, because you probably have a routine: click or tap …

Apps

Best Free VPN Services

You know you need to be as private as possible online, but you don't want to pay for a premium virtual private network service to encrypt the data …

Information Systems

Here are the basic keyboard shortcuts in iOS 11

iOS 11 has some very useful keyboard shortcuts yet. They’re especially useful for iPad users. Here are the basic you should familiarize yourself …

Apps

What to do when your two-step Apple ID account is locked

I woke up on a Friday morning, groggy with allergies, a mild cold, and a message on my iPhone. I needed to enter my password to proceed. I did so, …

Information Systems

How to Disable Nudges on Gmail Desktop and Mobile

One of Gmail’s cool new features is the “nudge,” which moves certain emails to the top of your inbox and suggests you take action. This is actually …

Apps

How to use emoji on your Mac

Having trouble figuring out how to use emoji on your Mac? Here's the trick!Using emoji to express emotions, ideas and thoughts are very popular on …

Emoji

Road to Macstock - Adam Christianson On The Power of Text

The <b>Road to Macstock</b> is back on track with a discussion with <b>Adam Christianson</b> of <b>The MacCast</b> to cover why his session will focus on Markdown, how he …

San Diego

Here is How to Check SMART Status of Your Mac Drives

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 | Author: Steve Sande<p>Are you SMART about the health of the drives in your Mac? SMART stands for Self Monitoring Analysis …

Operating Systems

Facebook will air live PGA Tour coverage on its Watch tab

One of the ways that Facebook has been highlighting its Watch tab is through exclusive streaming deals with sports leagues. Now, the PGA Tour joins the roster of sports that will air coverage on Facebook exclusively. Live competition coverage of eight tournaments in the 2018-2019 season will stream …

Golf

Save Your Pebble Smartwatch with Rebble

Pebble pioneered the smartwatch market, but time is running out for its online services, which are necessary for some features. A ragtag band of …

Wearable Tech

7 ways to master the new Google News and use it more like Google Reader

It’s been nearly five years since Google shut down its Reader service, and we still haven’t gotten over it. We’ve tried our share of replacements—Feedly, Inoreader, NewBlur, etc.—but between subscription fees, cross-platform compatibility, and interface oddities, we’ve yet to find anything that …

Google News

How to Use 3rd-Party Photo-Editing Apps without Leaving the iPhone Photos App

One of my very favorite iPhone features is a simple one, the camera! It's convenient and fun to have a camera in my pocket all the time, and to be able edit my photos right on my iPhone for the best results. Recently I learned that it's possible to use compatible third-party camera and …

Apps

Three ways to get great audio while filming on your iPhone | iMore

It's easy to take and edit quick videos on the iPhone, but getting great audio isn't always as simple as pointing and shooting.Whether you have an …

IPhone 7