How to Find Friends or Family with Find My (iPhone, iPad, Mac)

Jan 22, 2020 - 4 Comments
Find My app on Mac

The FindMy app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can be used to easily find people, whether they are friends, family, or anyone else sharing their location with you. You can quite literally find them on a map where ever they are located with this feature, a very handy feature for many people. We’ve already explained … Read More

How to Scan Documents with Notes App on iPhone & iPad

Jan 21, 2020 - 3 Comments
Place the document in the viewfinder

Did you know you can scan documents with the Notes app by using your iPhone or iPad camera? Scanning documents is a great way of removing your reliance on paper and it makes it easier to find things in your digital life, too. The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is perfectly suited to the … Read More

How to Bookmark All Open Tabs in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Jan 17, 2020 - 3 Comments
Safari on iPhone

Ever have tons of Safari tabs opened on iPhone or iPad and wished you could bookmark them all at once so you can easily refer to them all later? Now you can do exactly that on iOS and iPadOS, bookmarking all of your open browser tabs in one fell swoop. With so many great websites … Read More

How to Backup iPhone or iPad to Mac in MacOS Catalina with Finder

Jan 13, 2020 - 9 Comments
macOS Finder Window

Wondering how to backup your iPhone or iPad in macOS Catalina? Since iTunes is gone, even the most experienced of iPhone and iPad users can be thrown for a loop when they come to back up their devices after updating a Mac to macOS Catalina. With the loss of iTunes, everything has changed, and now … Read More

How to Change How Long You Need to Squeeze & Press AirPods Pro

Jan 1, 2020 - 1 Comment
AirPods Pro noise cancellation and transparency features

Squeezing the AirPods Pro are how you can interact with the earbuds in different ways, but have you ever thought to change the squeeze duration to be longer or shorter to activate the feature you intend to use? You can change all kinds of things about how they work, like how long you need to … Read More

How to Change What AirPods Pro Stems Do When Squeezed

Dec 27, 2019 - 2 Comments
AirPods Pro settings

When Apple released AirPods Pro it changed the way they are controlled compared to standard AirPods. Whereas tap controls of the earbuds handled playback controls and Siri of AirPods, AirPods Pro now have a squeeze gesture. This new gesture can be used to either toggle active noise cancellation (ANC) and transparency modes, or invoke Siri … Read More

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on iPhone & iPad

Dec 19, 2019 - 1 Comment
Tap the time after which you want tabs to close

The more you browse the web, the more you’re likely to find that you’re drowning in a sea of open tabs. We all do it, and it can be a real nuisance on iPhones and iPads where we’re tapping links left and right and scrolling through endless open Safari browser tabs. But with the latest … Read More

How to Use QuickPath Swipe Keyboard on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

Dec 12, 2019 - 5 Comments
Toggle QuickPath on or off

One of the best features of iOS 13 is the new QuickPath keyboard on iPhone and iPad. It makes it easier to type one-handed by swiping your thumb across the keyboard, rather than hunting and pecking at individual keys. Here we will demonstrate how to use QuickPath swiping keyboard, and also how to turn the … Read More

How to Use Sidecar on Mac with iPad as a Second Display

Dec 11, 2019 - 4 Comments
Sidecar settings panel

Sidecar allows an iPad to be used as a secondary external display with a Mac. This great feature was brought to Mac with macOS Catalina, and it makes it possible to extend a Mac Desktop onto a compatible iPad, giving you a second monitor without actually needing a second monitor.

How to Connect a PS4 Controller to iPhone or iPad

Dec 1, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to use a Playstation 4 controller with iPhone and iPad

Want to use a Playstation 4 controller with iPhone or iPad for gaming? You can enjoy gaming on your mobile device more than ever by using a PS4 controller with iOS or iPadOS, and it’s quite easy to setup and get going. This can be a huge deal for gamers who prefer to use physical … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, Mac with FindMy on Mac

Nov 25, 2019 - 6 Comments
Find My Mac App

Lost an iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Losing something is not only really irritating, but depending on what you’ve misplaced it can be a costly endeavor, too. Thankfully Apple offers a way to try and find lost iPhones, iPads, and Macs and it’s called Find My. Now there’s an app by the same name available for … Read More

How to Passcode Lock an App with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

Nov 19, 2019 - 3 Comments
App time limit

Have you ever wanted to put a passcode lock on an iPhone or iPad app? If you want to prevent people from having access to specific apps, even if they have access to your iPhone or iPad and know that devices lock screen passcode, you’d need an app passcode. The problem is that iOS and … Read More

How to Enable AirPods Pro Noise Cancellation & Transparency Modes

Nov 15, 2019 - 2 Comments
AirPods Pro noise cancellation and transparency features

Apples AirPods Pro are the first AirPods to offer both Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and Transparency mode. Both of them are useful in different situations and you’ll probably want to make good use of them. Here, we’ll discuss these features a bit, and we’ll show you how to quickly and easily switch between both noise … Read More

How to Connect Xbox One Controller to iPhone or iPad

Nov 10, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to use Xbox One controller with iPhone or iPad

You can now use an Xbox One controller with iPhone or iPad for gaming. We’ve been able to use some select Bluetooth game controllers with iPads and iPhone for years, but for many gamers they don’t have the same feel as a classic gaming controller, like the Xbox One offers. It’s just hard to compete … Read More

How to Test That AirPods Pro Fit Your Ears Properly

Nov 5, 2019 - 7 Comments
AirPods Pro fit test

Apple’s AirPods Pro are the first AirPods that fit into your ear canal, rather than just sitting in the outside of your ear. That means that they can create a much better seal, resulting in better sound quality, and a better overall experience. But for all that to work properly you need to make sure … Read More

How to Connect to SMB Shares from iPhone & iPad with Files App

Nov 4, 2019 - 8 Comments
Enter an address and tap connect

Have you ever wished you could connect to an SMB share from an iPhone or iPad? If you work with file servers, be it for work or pleasure, you’ll be excited to learn that connecting to SMB shares and servers is now possible directly from the Files app of iPhone or iPad. This is just … Read More

How to Pair AirPods Pro with iPhone or iPad

Nov 3, 2019 - Leave a Comment
AirPods Pro connection screen

Apple’s AirPods Pro are fantastic headphones, whether for listening to podcasts and audiobooks, making phone calls, and of course they offer a great way to listen to music when you don’t want to have to wear massive headphones. They’re also a wonderful way of making sure that the outside world doesn’t intrude on your listening … Read More

How to Add Filters to Video on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

Oct 25, 2019 - 1 Comment
Editing video on iPad

You can easily add filters to your videos captured on iPhone or iPad, a new ability that has been introduced in the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS. We’ve been able to apply filters to photos via the Photos app for years, but being able to do the same to video via the Photos app … Read More

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