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

Dec 5, 2016 - 2 Comments
iOS Mail threading show recent messages on top

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

How to Change a User Home Folder Name in Mac OS

Dec 2, 2016 - 8 Comments
Change user home directory folder path on 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 … Read More

How to Use Voicemail Transcripts on iPhone

Dec 1, 2016 - 13 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 … Read More

Battery Life Draining with MacOS Sierra? Some Tips to Help

Nov 30, 2016 - 10 Comments
Mac Sierra battery life tips

Some Mac users may have discovered after updating to MacOS Sierra their Mac seems to have reduced battery life. While faster battery drain on a MacBook Air, MacBook, or MacBook Pro can be alarming, it’s not always a sign of any particular issue, and there’s often a reason why battery life seems to be draining … Read More

Use Low Quality Image Mode to Send Messages from iPhone with Less Data

Nov 29, 2016 - 1 Comment
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If you send and receive a lot of picture messages from an iPhone or iPad but you don’t have the most generous data plan in the world, you might want to consider enabling an optional setting which reduces the image quality of pictures sent from iOS Messages. The end result of enabling Low Quality Image … Read More

How to Disable Siri on Mac

Nov 28, 2016 - 7 Comments
Disable Siri on Mac

Some Mac users may wish to turn off Siri on their Mac, perhaps because they aren’t using the Siri service on their computer or maybe they’d rather just use Siri on the iPhone or iPad instead. Regardless of the reason, you can easily disable Siri in Mac OS, which will completely turn off the voice … Read More

How to Take Screen Shots of Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

Nov 27, 2016 - 6 Comments
Touch Bar screenshot on Mac

The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has replaced the standard Escape and Function keys with a little dynamically changing screen called the Touch Bar. Some Mac users may wish to take a screenshot of the Touch Bar, perhaps for developing, testing, or sharing purposes, similar to screenshotting displays on any other Mac or iOS … Read More

Get iCloud Calendar Spam Invites? How to Stop Them

Nov 26, 2016 - 71 Comments
iCloud Calendar invite spam

Nobody likes spam, but if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, there’s a good chance you’ve found a new avenue of spam on your Apple device lately: iCloud Calendar spam invites! These spam Calendar invites get forced onto your iPhone or computer as notifications and Calendar invitations for spam junk products with labels like … Read More

How to Enable Highest Quality Music Streaming Over Cellular on iPhone

Nov 25, 2016 - 4 Comments
Enable high quality streaming over cellular

Audiophiles who want to listen to the highest quality audio streaming from Apple Music and iTunes Radio from the Music app when on the go can enable an optional high quality streaming option in iOS Music settings. While this improves the sound quality and bitrate of the songs you listen to over cellular connections, the … Read More

Redial the Last Called Phone Number on iPhone Quickly

Nov 24, 2016 - 9 Comments
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Most iPhone users know that the Phone app keeps track of their outbound and inbound phone calls, and while you can use the Recents list in the Phone app to redial a recently called number, there’s another way to quickly fill in the last dialed number that is better suited for many circumstances. This trick … Read More

How to Remove the Enhanced Dictation 1.2GB Pack from Mac

Nov 23, 2016 - 4 Comments
Disabling Enhanced Dictation on Mac

Dictation on the Mac is fantastic, and if you have chosen to use Enhanced Dictation then you’ve downloaded a 1.2GB voice recognition pack to your Mac locally so that it can improve the overall functionality of the feature. That’s fine and dandy, but at some point if you decide you no longer need the Enhanced … Read More

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