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How to trade in your old Mac with Apple GiveBack

Looking to save a little moolah on your next Mac? Trade in your old devices to Apple and get some money back!If you're looking to get the new iMac …

Apple Store

Is your Mac showing random black boxes in photos? Here’s the fix

Here's a problem that could cause a panic. Macworld reader Cil has been seeing seeing black squares in their photos at random locations and often in …

Batteries

How to Crop / Zoom a Video in iMovie for iPhone or iPad

Want to crop a video or movie in iMovie on the iPhone or iPad? Cropping a video in iMovie allows you to essentially zoom in on a movie, either to …

OS X

How to find the original timestamp on your photos after changing it

Photos for macOS lets you adjust the date and time assigned as metadata to images and videos in its library. This lets you fix chronological sorting …

Tutorials

How to find a missing Apple Watch with the Find My iPhone app

Has your Apple Watch ventured off somewhere? If it's still online, you can use the Find My iPhone app to track it down.The Apple Watch has long had a …

Apple Watch

How to avoid losing media when working with iCloud Photo Library

I may have noted before that we receive more questions about Photos for macOS than any other topic at Mac 911. A recent set of questions from …

MacBook Air

How to use USB Restricted Mode on your iPhone or iPad

USB Restricted Mode brings a little extra security to your iPhone or iPad. Here's how you enable it.While Apple has been testing it since the later …

iOS

How to quickly request the desktop version of a website on your iPhone

Tips<p>Need to access the desktop version of a website instead of the mobile-friendly version from your iPhone? AppleInsider shares two quick tricks to …

Safari (Browser)

How to Use Find My iPhone Without Your Trusted Devices

Once you enable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, you have to have one of your trusted devices to be able to recover the others, right? …

How to make sure you don’t delete referenced images in Photos for macOS

With images and videos that you want to index, note, modify, and manage, Photos for macOS has a powerful option that lets you store that media in its …

Apps

26 Apple TV tips you'll thank us for

The latest generation of the Apple TV has a lot to offer that its predecessors don't. It's a casual gaming device, has useful apps like weather or news services and even comes with Siri baked in to help you find what you're looking for faster. And unlike before, there are two storage options to …

Smart TV

Fluid, the app that converts websites into Mac apps, gets a major overhaul with support for WebKit2

Fluid, the app that transforms basic web apps into full on Mac apps, is getting a major update today. Coming in form of a beta, the new update adds a handful of notable changes.<p>The developer announced the Fluid 2.0 beta via a tweet today, noting that the update includes a complete re-write from the …

Apps

How to export an image and a video out of a HEIF Live Photo via macOS

A secret to why Apple’s Camera app on iOS produces great photos is that whenever the app is active, it keeps the camera active, not just when you …

Mobile Photography

How to Reduce “System” Storage Size on iPhone or iPad

If you have ever visited the iOS Storage section of Settings app on an iPhone or iPad, you may have noticed that the “System” storage section is …

OS X

How to Change the Safari Download Location on Mac OS

By default, the Safari web browser for Mac will download any files to the Downloads folder of the active user account. Most Mac users will likely be …

Operating Systems

How to view websites on your Mac that require Internet Explorer (or a PC)

Need to open up a website that requires Windows or Internet Explorer? Try this Safari tip instead!Once upon a time, the Mac and the Internet did not …

Software

How to disable nagging in-app rating requests on your iPhone or iPad

Are you fed up with being constantly asked by apps to provide a review for the App Store? AppleInsider reveals how to quickly disable review requests …

Apps

How to Speed Up Apple Watch Software Updates

If you own an Apple Watch you’re probably already familiar with the relatively slow process of updating watchOS on an Apple Watch. Some simple …

Apple Watch

How to make automatic, local, Time-Machine-style backups of your iPhone

iCloud backups are just about the best thing ever. Not only is all your data safe if your iPhone is lost, or dies, but you can also use it to setup a new iPhone with minimal fuss. But iCloud is in the cloud, and local backups also have their uses. For instance, maybe you don’t like the idea of all …

TV shows

How to Secure Your Home Router | The Mac Security Blog

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

Apple MacBook & MacBook Pro Keyboard Service Program: What you need to know

For the small percentage of customers who have experienced issues with their MacBook Pro keyboard, and who aren't covered by AppleCare, Apple will …

MacBook Pro

How to use a PC-formatted drive on the Mac

Reading a PC-formatted drive on your Mac is no problem. Writing to those drives is a different story.Reading PC-formatted hard drives using your Mac …

Software

macOS: How to Merge Folders

The Finder’s “Merge” command—useful for combining the contents of folders that have the same name—is a handy way to clean up the files on your Mac. …

How to set up your home network for many Apple TVs, Macs, iPhones, and iPads

Maybe you can get away with a single Wi-Fi basestation, if you have modest needs, but with the arrival of 4K media streaming, home network bandwidth …

iCloud

iCloud Drive: The ultimate guide

Apple's Files app for iPhone and iPad and iCloud Drive for Mac are the physical storage space where all of the files you save in iCloud are …

How to screenshot iPhone X

How do you take screen shots with iPhone X if it doesn't have a Home button? As easily as ever!Screenshots from your iPhone are great for sharing …

Apple's HomePod in stereo: When two become one

Apple was late releasing the HomePod. And even though the company took a few extra months to finish things up, it shipped without two key features: multi-room audio and stereo pairing. Without those, there wasn't a compelling case for buying multiple HomePods. But Apple has finally released a …

Apple Family Sharing: Remember, in-app purchases can’t be shared

With Apple's Family Sharing program, you can share iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases, an Apple Music family plan, and an iCloud storage plan …

Apps

How to set up your HomePod

Here's how to set up your new HomePod.Apple's HomePod is nearly upon us, and many will be wondering how to set up their new smart speaker. The …