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How to Get Air Quality Info on iPhone with Weather

Nov 20, 2018 - 3 Comments
Get Air Quality info on iPhone

The iPhone Weather app can offer information about the air quality at specific locations, including an Air Quality summary and an Air Quality Index score rating. Getting air quality details is helpful information for obvious reasons, whether you’re curious about your current location or a destination you intend on visiting or traveling to, but the … Read More

How to Troubleshoot & Fix MacOS Mojave Wi-Fi Issues

Nov 19, 2018 - 8 Comments
Troubleshooting wi-fi problems in macOS Mojave

Have you been experiencing wi-fi problems since installing MacOS Mojave 10.14 on a Mac? While MacOS Mojave works great for most Mac users with compatible Macs (and even for many Macs that are unofficially able to run Mojave), a small number of MacOS Mojave users have discovered that wireless networking is having difficulties for them. … Read More

How to Take Screenshots on New iPad Pro

Nov 18, 2018 - 7 Comments
How to take screenshots on iPad Pro without Home button

Want to take a screen shot on the new iPad Pro? Given that the latest iPad Pro models no longer have a Home button, the old method of taking screenshots for iPad no longer works, as there is simply no Home button to press for snapping the screenshot on iPad Pro. Thus if you’re wondering … Read More

Fix Empty iPhone Voicemail with “Password and Greeting” Error

Nov 17, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Fix voicemail password and greeting error on iPhone

Visual Voicemail on iPhone makes checking voicemail super easy, whether it’s just quickly listening to a voicemail message or reading voicemail transcripts, so it’s understandably frustrating if you discover that voicemail is suddenly not working on the iPhone. One peculiar voicemail issue on iPhone can be where there are numerical indicators showing new voicemail messages, … Read More

How to Change System Font to Lucida Grande in MacOS Mojave

Nov 16, 2018 - 2 Comments
Get Lucida Grande as system font in MacOS Mojave

Do you wish your MacOS Mojave Mac was using Lucida Grande as the system font, back like it did years ago? There’s no need to rub a genie bottle for such a wish, because developer Luming Yin has created a simple utility that modifies the system font in MacOS Mojave to be Lucida Grande, rather … Read More

How to Enable Dark Mode in MacOS Automatically on Schedule

Nov 15, 2018 - 5 Comments
How to enable Dark Mode theme on a schedule in MacOS

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could schedule the Dark Mode theme to enable itself automatically on your Mac, perhaps in the evening hours, and on a recurring schedule? That’s exactly what this tutorial is going to show you how to do, without needing to download or use any third party apps.

How to Spell Words by Speaking on iPhone or iPad

Nov 14, 2018 - 16 Comments
Have iPhone or iPad spell aloud words to you

The iPhone and iPad have a little known text-to-speech functionality that will verbally spell out a selected word or string for you. This great feature is useful for many obvious reasons, whether for educational purposes, or perhaps you can’t quite make out if what you’re reading on the iPad or iPhone screen is supposed to … Read More

How to Get “Save As” Shortcut in MacOS Mojave

Nov 13, 2018 - 26 Comments
Get Save As Shortcut back in Mac OS

The Mac “Save As” keyboard shortcut allows you to quickly save a new version of an active document without re-writing the currently active document, which is perfect for many productivity situations where you’d want to save a current file as a different file type for compatibility reasons or as a backup version, or as a … Read More

5 Great Tips for Working on a Mac at Night or in Low Light

Nov 12, 2018 - 11 Comments
Tips for Using Mac at Night

Are you a night time Mac user? Many of us are, and MacOS has a lot of great features that can improve low light computing experiences. Whether you’re working in the dim evening or late at night, or even just in a dark room, we’ll share with you some helpful tips to make low-light Mac … Read More

How to Download San Francisco Fonts for Mac

Nov 11, 2018 - 4 Comments
San Francisco Fonts for Mac

Apple has created a custom font named “San Francisco” for use as the system font in iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. It’s a gorgeously simple font that is highly legible regardless of what Apple system or display it’s used on, and if you’re a developer or designer you may appreciate having access to the San … Read More

How to Force Reload Webpage Without Cache in Google Chrome for Mac

Nov 10, 2018 - 4 Comments
Google Chrome

Need to force refresh a webpage without loading it from cache in Google Chrome? We’ll show you how a few ways to reload a webpage without cache in Chrome for Mac and Windows. For some quick background, web browsers will cache websites you visit in order to speed up return visits. This is a good … Read More

iCloud Symbol Next to Apps on iPhone or iPad? Here’s What It Means & How to Fix It

Nov 9, 2018 - 4 Comments

Have you seen a cloud symbol appear next to the app name of an icon on your iPhone or iPad screen? If so, you might be wondering what that white cloud symbol means, what it does, and how to get rid of it, and you’re certainly not alone! After fielding varieties of this question a … Read More

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