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It’s that time of year again, when Apple releases new versions of macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Apple announced the new versions in June, and public betas have been available since then. The big question now is when do you upgrade your devices to these new versions? Note that I am saying when and not […]
Find My iPhone does more than just help you locate your iPhone. You can also use it to locate your Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, and even Airpods. You can erase data and set messages. See what you can do with Find My iPhone in this tip.
The ad-driven approach on how companies do business stands in stark contrast to how Apple does business. Apple makes most of its money by selling hardware and services. Knowing more about you, what Web pages you visit, what you buy, and who you’re friends with doesn’t help Apple’s business.
Did you know that some Web sites have separate desktop and mobile versions? The reason is in theory each version provides the best browsing experience for its platform. That sounds good in theory, but in some cases, the mobile Web sites sometimes leave out necessary features or hide content. That’s especially annoying if you’re browsing […]
When you use Apple’s Mail app on your iPhone to send email, the default signature is “Sent from my iPhone.” The iPad is not much different as it’s default signature is “Sent from my iPad.” If you’d prefer to change it to something more personal and not advertise the fact you have an iPhone or […]
Unfortunately data breaches have become commonplace. Online thieves are constantly breaking into corporate and government servers and making off with millions—or even hundreds of millions!—of email addresses. In some case these thieves will also get other personal information like names, physical address, and passwords. This may not seem like a big deal – who cares […]
If you aren’t familiar with Apple’s AirPlay feature, Airplay makes it possible to stream audio from an iOS device or Mac to an AirPlay-enabled speaker, AirPort Express base station, or most recently, a HomePod. Because AirPlay transfers sound over a Wi-Fi network, it eliminates the need for stereo wires and lets you put your speakers […]
One of the promised features when Apple first announced macOS 10.13 High Sierra and iOS 11, was Messages in iCloud, a way of syncing your conversations in Messages via your iCloud account. Despite the fact that Messages already tries to sync its conversations between your devices, this feature proved difficult for Apple to deliver, and […]
Have you ever taken a photo of a sheet of paper or some other rectangular object and the image comes out skewed because you inadvertently tilted the camera. I have good news for you, the iOS 11 Camera app has a level feature to help you avoid this problem. It’s so subtle that you may […]
As iPhones have become ever more popular, one of Apple’s bundled apps — Find My Friends — has become significantly more useful. Don’t get me wrong, there are legitimate concerns about sharing your location to anonymous people and organizations, but Find My Friends gives everyone full control over what they share, making it truly helpful […]