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How to Search Safari Tabs in iOS 10

Sep 30, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Search Safari tabs in iOS

One of the great new Safari features in iOS 10 is the ability to search through your browser tabs using a keyword. For those of us who basically live in a web browser with a billion tabs open, this is incredibly useful, as it makes retrieving and narrowing down Safari tabs significantly faster on an … Read More

How to Hide Siri Menu Icon in macOS

Sep 30, 2016 - 2 Comments
Hide Siri Menu bar icon in MacOS

Want to hide the Siri menu icon but still have Siri enabled on the Mac? This approach offers a way to reduce menubar clutter on a Mac, while still retaining the Siri assistant functionality and each of its useful commands. With the Siri menu bar icon hidden, you can still access Siri on the Mac … Read More

How to Merge Faces in iOS Photos & Improve Facial Recognition

Sep 29, 2016 - 8 Comments
Merge People faces in Photos for iOS

One of the many new features in iOS 10 is facial recognition software, which automatically scans every photo on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, determines what is a person, who has a unique face, and then automatically sorts those pictures into a “People” photos album for each unique face. The face recognition aspect of … Read More

Use Siri on the Mac! A List of Mac Siri Commands

Sep 28, 2016 - 18 Comments
Siri Mac Commands

Now that macOS Sierra has Siri built directly into the Mac operating system, you’re probably wondering what exactly you can do with the handy virtual assistant on your computer. It turns out that Siri has many abilities unique to the Mac, which you can’t perform on an iPhone or iPad with the virtual assistant. Of … Read More

How to Disable Raise to Wake on iPhone

Sep 28, 2016 - 5 Comments
Raise to Wake iPhone

Newer iPhone models include a feature called Raise to Wake which is enabled by default, and much as it sounds, it wakes the display as the iPhone is physically raised, whether from a surface or out of a pocket. It’s a nice feature that completely removes the need to press any buttons to wake the … Read More

How to Allow Apps from Anywhere in macOS Sierra Gatekeeper

Sep 27, 2016 - 14 Comments
Allow apps from anywhere in Gatekeeper for macOS

Gatekeeper in macOS Sierra is now stricter than ever, defaulting to only allow options for apps downloaded from either the App Store or the App Store and identified developers. Advanced Mac users may wish to allow a third option, which is the ability to open and allow apps downloaded from anywhere in macOS Sierra.

iOS 10: How to Delete All Mail?

Sep 27, 2016 - 25 Comments
Confirm to delete all emails in iOS 10

If you have updated to iOS 10 you may have noticed that the Mail app “Trash All” option is missing on the iPhone and iPad. This is unfortunate because the ability to delete all email in iOS is easily one of the more useful features to managing a busy email inbox. The lack of a … Read More

How to Clean Install macOS Sierra

Sep 26, 2016 - 24 Comments
How to Clean Install macOS Sierra

Some advanced Mac users may like to perform a clean install of macOS Sierra, which is essentially the process of erasing a hard drive and then starting fresh with a new clean installation of macOS Sierra 10.12. After the clean install is complete, a separate backup of any necessary files is manually transferred back over … Read More

How to Take Screen Shots in iOS 10

Sep 26, 2016 - 15 Comments
Take a screenshot in iOS 10

Have you noticed taking a screenshot is harder in iOS 10 and with iPhone 7? Maybe you tried to take a screen shot in iOS 10 only to discover that you either locked the device, sent it to the Home Screen, or summoned Siri instead? This is a fairly common occurrence when taking a screenshot … Read More

How to Disable Widgets at Lock Screen in iOS 10

Sep 25, 2016 - 20 Comments
Hide widget and today screen from iPhone lock screen

With iOS 10 came the removal of Slide to Unlock, which now if the slide right gesture is repeated sends you to the Today view Widgets screen complete with weather, calendar events, tabloids and news, Siri app suggestions, stocks, maps, and whatever optional widgets you have enabled on the iPhone or iPad. This Widget screen … Read More

How to Create a Bootable macOS Sierra Installer

Sep 23, 2016 - 31 Comments
Create boot installer for macOS Sierra

Some Mac users like creating a bootable USB install drive for macOS Sierra, which offers for a way to easily update multiple machines, perform clean installs, and to have just as a backup Mac OS Sierra installer should the need arise. This walkthrough will demonstrate the exact steps necessary to create a boot installer drive … Read More

How to Restart iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Sep 22, 2016 - 6 Comments
iPhone 7 Plus in black

If you are an iPhone 7 owner, you may be wondering how to restart an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus given that it does not have a clickable Home button. It turns out that iPhone 7 models do not need the pushable Home button to forcibly restart the device, because they instead rely on … Read More

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