How to Change Screen Brightness on the Mac with Siri Voice Commands

Apr 25, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Changing screen brightness on Mac with Siri

Just about every Mac has screen brightness adjustment buttons on their keyboard, but for Macs with Siri enabled you can also adjust and change screen brightness on a Mac display easily with Siri voice commands instead. This can offer a quicker option to adjust display dimness and brightness for some Mac users, and voice commands … Read More

A Simple Trick to Silently Plug-In iPhone to Charge Without Buzzing or Chiming Sound

Apr 24, 2017 - 17 Comments
Silently charge iPhone or iPad

Every time you plug an iPhone or iPad in to charge, it sounds a fairly loud chiming sound effect (unless it’s not charging anyway). One strategy to make the iPhone or iPad hush when plugged in is to place the device into silent mode by muting it with the physical mute switch, but that will … Read More

Beta 4 of MacOS 10.12.5, iOS 10.3.2, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 Available

Apr 24, 2017 - 2 Comments

Apple has released the fourth beta versions of macOS 10.12.5, iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1. No major new changes are expected in the beta releases, as the builds likely continue to focus on bug fixes and security enhancements.

Download Starcraft for Free, Have Fun!

Apr 23, 2017 - 7 Comments
Starcraft screen shots of a battle

Do you remember Starcraft, the science fiction real-time strategy game for Mac and PC? The original Starcraft debuted in the land of the digital dinosaurs of 1998, and it was widely loved and enjoyed by many for it’s single player campaign and multi-player matches set in a futuristic space world of wars and resource gathering. … Read More

4 Stunning Earth Night Lights Wallpapers from NASA

Apr 22, 2017 - 19 Comments
Earth at night wallpapers

NASA consistently produces stunning and inspiring imagery of our Earth, solar system, and universe, many of which make for exceptional wallpapers for our desktops and home screens, and these new images of our home planet at night are no exception. From NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, these four high resolution images show Earth and the … Read More

Join Movie Clips Together with QuickTime Player for Mac

Apr 21, 2017 - 4 Comments
Combine and arrange clips of movie files with Mac on Quicktime

Did you now that QuickTime on the Mac can join movie clips together into a single combined movie file? The same QuickTime that is used for viewing videos on the Mac includes some basic editing functions, including the ability to combine multiple video files into one.

How to Sort Files by Date on Mac

Apr 20, 2017 - 4 Comments
How to sort files by date on the Mac

Many Mac users sort their files by name and type, but one of the most useful ways to sort files is by date. The Mac Finder allows for various different date based sorting options for files, documents, applications, and folders, and they’re all typically best utilized in the Finder List view. Using date based sorting … Read More

How to Add a New Email Account to iPhone or iPad

Apr 19, 2017 - 2 Comments
Mail icon in iOS

Most iPhone and iPad users already have one email account setup on their iOS device, but you can easily add a new email address to the iPhone or iPad, or even multiple new email addresses to the same device, all to be managed in the same Mail app of iOS. This is nice for those … Read More

How to Clean Caches & Temporary Files from Mac OS

Apr 18, 2017 - 28 Comments
Clear caches and temporary files from Mac

Some Mac users may want to clear caches and clean out temporary files from Mac OS. Caches and temporary files can include things like web browser cache and history, messaging cache, app specific temp files and caches, partially completed downloads, and much more. While most apps will handle cache management on their own, and Mac … Read More

Beta 3 of iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 Available

Apr 17, 2017 - 4 Comments

Beta testers of Apple system software will find new versions of the software updates available to eligible Macs, iOS devices, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. MacOS 10.12.5 beta 3, iOS 10.3.2 beta 3, tvOS 10.2.1 beta 3, and watchOS 3.2.2 beta 3 are all available through their respective software update mechanisms.

How to Save as PDF from iPhone or iPad with a Gesture in iOS 10

Apr 17, 2017 - 12 Comments
Save as PDF from iPhone or iPad with a spread pinch gesture

It may not be well known, but iOS has several ways to save things as PDF and print webpages and other documents as PDF files. While one of the most popular methods involves using 3D Touch, another PDF generation approach is available to devices without that capability, and instead relies on a gesture trick to … Read More

How to Resend Email in Mac OS Mail

Apr 15, 2017 - 3 Comments
Send Email Messages again in Mac Mail app

Every once in a while an email might fail to send, not get through to a recipient, or is just plain lost in the midst of a busy inbox. Or maybe that email was so fantastic you just want to send it again for fun? In these situations, you’d want to resend an email message, … Read More

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