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How to Transfer All Data to iPhone XS / iPhone XS Max from an Old iPhone

Sep 23, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Transfer all data to new iPhone XS Max from old iPhone

If you just got an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max, you almost certainly will want to migrate everything from your old iPhone to your new one, so that your all of your data, contacts, photos, messages, notes, apps, and all other personalized data and stuff is transferred over to use on your new iPhone … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 12 & Remove iOS 12 from iPhone or iPad

Sep 22, 2018 - 5 Comments
How to downgrade iOS 12 and remove iOS 12 from an iPhone or iPad

If you have downloaded and installed iOS 12 onto your iPhone or iPad and now regret doing so for some reason, perhaps a critical app is not supported or some other major game-stopping problem, then you’ll be relieved to know that you can downgrade iOS 12 back to iOS 11.4.1 for a limited time. By … Read More

How to Leave the iOS 12 Beta Testing Program

Sep 21, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How to leave the iOS 12 beta program

If you previously enrolled an iPhone or iPad in the iOS 12 beta testing program, either as a public beta tester or as a developer beta tester, you may now wish to leave the iOS 12 beta program so that you no longer receive future beta system software updates. This also insures that you’ll stay … Read More

5 Great iOS 12 Features You’ll Actually Use

Sep 20, 2018 - 16 Comments
The best iOS 12 features that you will actually use

iOS 12 is a performance focused software update, aiming to boost the usability of older iPhone and iPad models. But that doesn’t mean iOS 12 is without new fancy features too, so while the iOS 12 update may not be as outwardly flashy as some other past releases, there are still some interesting new additions … Read More

iOS 12 Battery Life Bad? Here’s 12 Tips to Help Battery Life in iOS 12

Sep 19, 2018 - 12 Comments
iOS 12 battery life

Do you feel like your battery life has worsened since updating to iOS 12? With every new iOS release comes complaints about battery life, particularly in the early days of the software update being available, and the iOS 12 update is no different with some users reporting rapid battery draining. While reduced battery life on … Read More

How to Access Control Center in iOS 12 on iPad & iPhone

Sep 18, 2018 - 28 Comments
Control Center in iOS 12

Where did Control Center go in iOS 12? And how do you access it? If you have these questions about Control Center on your iPad or iPhone after updating to iOS 12 you’re not alone, as the ability to access Control Center in iOS 12 has changed. But fear not, Control Center still exists on … Read More

How to Prepare for iOS 12 Update on iPhone & iPad

Sep 14, 2018 - 3 Comments
Prepare for iOS 12 update

Are you ready to install iOS 12 on your iPhone or iPad? The iOS 12 release date is September 17, and if you intend on updating right away you might want to take a few moments ahead of time to prepare for the iOS 12 software update. We’ll walkthrough a few helpful tips to get … Read More

How to Show Full URL & Subdomains in Google Chrome 69

Sep 11, 2018 - 4 Comments
Chrome

The latest versions of Google Chrome web browser default to not showing the full URL of a website, stripping away any subdomains, including the “www” subdomain prefix, and URL schemes, which are labeled as ‘trivial’ by Chrome. This is controversial given that many websites use subdomains and “www” to host completely different websites, but nonetheless … Read More

How to Disable Google Chrome UI Theme Redesign and Return to Classic UI

Sep 10, 2018 - 21 Comments
How to disable new Chrome theme UI

If you have updated Google Chrome web browser recently you likely noticed there is a new themed visual overhaul called Material Design that comes along for the ride. The new themed Chrome appears to come as the default in Chrome version 69 or later. While some users may be pleased with the new theme look … Read More

How to Use Maps in Globe View on Mac

Sep 10, 2018 - 10 Comments
Globe view in Maps for Mac

Have you ever wanted a little digital globe you could interact with, spinning the Earth around to see the continents, oceans, and features of our planet? If so, you’ll be happy to discover that the Maps app on the Mac has a hidden globe view that allows you to interact with and spin planet Earth … Read More

How to Find Windows Product Key via Command in Windows or Linux

Sep 9, 2018 - 26 Comments
How to get a Windows product key

Have you ever needed to find a Windows product key? Maybe you’re troubleshooting a Windows PC, planning on re-installing Windows 10 in a virtual machine, installing on a PC, or installing into Boot Camp on a Mac, or maybe you have a PC computer running Windows that needs the Windows product key for some reason … Read More

How to Disable True Tone on MacBook Pro Display

Sep 8, 2018 - 3 Comments
How to disable True Tone on Mac Display

The latest MacBook Pro models include True Tone capable displays which automatically adjust the screen colors to resemble external ambient lighting conditions. This feature can make the screen appearance more pleasing to the eye in some lighting situations, but if you require color accuracy for your work, you may find the True Tone feature to … Read More

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