How to Use Safari Split View on iPad for Side-by-Side Web Browsing

Dec 7, 2016 - 3 Comments

iPad Safari split view

You can view Safari tabs side-by-side on the iPad, allowing you to view two webpages at the same time on the same screen. This is a great power user feature and is similar to the general Split View ability for iPad which allows you to view two apps alongside one another, except it’s specific to the Safari browser.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

iOS 10.2 Beta 7 Released for Testing

Dec 7, 2016 - 1 Comment

iOS 10.2 beta 7

Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 7 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 1 Comment

Window Snapping on Mac: How to Use It

Dec 6, 2016 - 8 Comments

Window Snapping on Mac

Mac users now have a window snapping feature built directly into Mac OS, which allows users to easily snap windows to aspects of the screen or against one another. This offers a nice way to quickly and precisely align windows, and it’s more or less the Mac equivalent feature of window snapping from the Microsoft Windows world.

Window snapping is a helpful but fairly subtle feature, we’ll show you how it works in MacOS.
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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 8 Comments

Apple Runs iPhone 7 Romeo & Juliet Commercial

Dec 6, 2016 - 1 Comment

iPhone 7 Romeo and Juliet commercial

Apple has started running a new iPhone 7 commercial featuring two children acting out the Shakespeare drama Romeo and Juliet.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 1 Comment

How to Show Most Recent Message on Top of Mail Threads in iOS Mail

Dec 5, 2016 - 3 Comments

iOS Mail

The Mail app in modern versions of iOS adjusted mail threading behavior, so that the oldest message in an email thread appears at the very top of an email message. This chronological ordering means you have to scroll down within the email thread to see the most recent email messages received on an iPhone or iPad, which is fine for some Mail users but the adjustment may be unwelcome to others.

If you’d prefer to have email threads appear in reverse chronological order with the most recent messages appearing on the top of an email thread, you can toggle a settings switch in iOS to achieve that result.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

Beta 5 of macOS 10.12.2, watchOS 3.1.1, Beta 6 of iOS 10.2, Released

Dec 5, 2016 - 6 Comments

MacOS Beta and iOS Beta

Apple has released new beta versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 5, iOS 10.2 beta 6, and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 5.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 6 Comments

Fixing “The application ‘Application.app’ is not open anymore” Mac Error

Dec 4, 2016 - 1 Comment

Fix Application not open anymore Mac error

One of the more brilliantly worded Mac errors you may encounter is the curious “The application ‘Application.app’ is not open anymore.” message. This error is often seen when trying to interact with Preview, Finder, Steam, or many other apps either through one of the apps related files or through the app itself. Once you see the “Application not open anymore” error, the named app is basically inaccessible and unavailable and stuck open. Before you get overly concerned about what this means, we’ll show you a few ways to fix the “Application is not open anymore” error message in Mac OS.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Troubleshooting - 1 Comment

How to Record Video on Mac with Webcam & QuickTime

Dec 4, 2016 - 3 Comments

Record a video on Mac with QuickTime

Ever wanted to record a video on a Mac using the computers built-in camera? Maybe you want to capture a special moment as a movie, record a quick video note, record a movie for social media, or for any other purpose. Whatever the reason, you can easily record video on Mac using the front facing FaceTime camera and a built-in app.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

iPhone 6s Unexpectedly Shuts Down? Apple Might Have a Fix!

Dec 3, 2016 - 12 Comments

iPhone 6s unexpectedly shuts down could indicate need for repair

Has your iPhone 6s randomly shut itself off for no obvious reason? Typically this happens when the iPhone 6s still has battery power available, but the device dies and powers down anyway. If this has happened to your iPhone 6s, it may be due to a battery failure and Apple might replace it for free.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPhone, News, Troubleshooting - 12 Comments

How to Change a User Home Folder Name in Mac OS

Dec 2, 2016 - 8 Comments

Change user home folder name in Mac

Some advanced Mac users may wish to change a users Home directory folder name. This is a fairly unusual scenario that is typically only necessary for very specific reasons, whether a new user account has been added to a Mac, accounts are being merged, a user is changing their name and adding a new user account is not possible for some reason, troubleshooting unusual conflicts with directory names, or for other specific reasons relevant only to advanced Mac users.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 8 Comments

iOS 10.2 Beta 5 Released for Testing

Dec 2, 2016 - 3 Comments

iOS 10.2 beta 5

Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 5, just a few days after releasing beta 4 of 10.2.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 3 Comments

How to Use Voicemail Transcripts on iPhone

Dec 1, 2016 - 14 Comments

How to use voicemail transcriptions on iPhone

The iPhone now has an excellent ability to transcribe voicemails, offering users a transcription of whatever voicemail has been left on the device. The voicemail transcriptions feature happens automatically, listening to your voicemails and transcribing them into text automatically for you to read.

The voicemail transcripts feature is fantastic and makes for an fast and efficient way to check your iPhone voicemail without having to actually listen to a message, making it more useful to send a call to voicemail, and easier to scan through voicemails to see if something is important, actionable, worth listening to, marking as read, or even responding to or not.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 14 Comments

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