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How to Disable Auto-Play in Safari on Mac for All Video & Audio

Dec 12, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Disable autoplay in Safari for Mac completely

Many web users are not too thrilled about auto-playing media, whether it’s autoplaying video or autoplaying sound, or even an autoplaying ad, it can be annoying and frustrating to encounter as you browse the web. But don’t sweat it too much, because modern versions of Safari for Mac allow users to easily disable all auto-playing … Read More

Apple Keyboard Light Blinking Twice and Won’t Reconnect to Mac? Here’s the Fix

Dec 11, 2017 - 1 Comment

The Apple Keyboard light blinks twice when the keyboard is ready to be paired via Bluetooth with a Mac or another device, indicating it is ready to be setup. In other words, if you just got a brand new Apple Keyboard then the light will blink when turned on, and you need to pair it … Read More

How to Stop iTunes Shuffling Music on Mac and Windows

Dec 10, 2017 - 2 Comments
How to stop iTunes shuffling music on Mac and Windows

iTunes for Mac and Windows has a feature which allows music to shuffle between songs in a library, and sometimes iTunes appears to automatically shuffle songs in a music library whether the user intended to enable the feature or not. Often this is because a user has selected to enable the shuffle option intentionally but … Read More

iPad Says “Not Charging” When Plugged Into Computer? Here’s The Fix

Dec 9, 2017 - 4 Comments
Check for port obstructions on iPad which can prevent charging

You may have noticed that iPad can be charged not only with the included iPad charger, but also by using an iPhone charger, or by connecting an iPad to a computer via USB cable to charge. While all of these methods will charge an iPad battery, though some slower than others, sometimes you may encounter … Read More

How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone X

Dec 8, 2017 - 6 Comments
View the battery percentage indicator on iPhone X

If you have an iPhone X you may have noticed that the battery percentage indicator is not an option to enable in the device settings. This is probably because the prominent notch at the top of the screen, which houses the front facing camera and the phones ear speaker, does not allow for sufficient room … Read More

How to Use the One Handed Keyboard on iPhone

Dec 7, 2017 - 13 Comments
One Handed Keyboard on iPhone

The latest iOS versions support one-handed keyboard mode for iPhone. One Handed Keyboard shifts the touch screen keys over on the screen to the left or to the right, so that it’s theoretically easier to reach the keys with a single thumb. This keyboard feature can be particularly helpful for users who have the larger … Read More

How to Play All Videos in a Folder on Mac OS with a Playlist and VLC

Dec 5, 2017 - 7 Comments
Play multiple videos in a playlist on the Mac with VLC

If you’re a Mac user with a lot of video files and movies, you may wonder how you can play multiple video files one after another in a playlist. While the native Quicktime app is a great media player, it doesn’t offer a playlist capability, so if you want to play all videos from a … Read More

How to Disable Emergency SOS on iPhone X to Stop Accidentally Dialing 911

Dec 4, 2017 - 12 Comments
Emergency SOS screen on iPhone X

The iPhone X offers an Emergency SOS feature which will automatically dial 911 when the devices side buttons are held down for several seconds. The Emergency SOS countdown then starts blaring an alarm and counts down from 3, 2, 1, before dialing emergency services on your behalf, thanks to a feature called Auto Call. While … Read More

iPhone or iPad Crashing to a Black Screen as of Dec 2? Here’s How to Fix

Dec 2, 2017 - 37 Comments
Crashing iPhone to black screen spinning logo

Is your iPhone or iPad crashing repeatedly to a black screen as of December 2? The crash is usually seen by the end user as a sudden appearance of a black screen with a spinning wheel cursor, and then you must enter your passcode to use the device again. If the bug is particularly bad, … Read More

How to Disable Auto HDR on iPhone X and iPhone 8 Camera

Dec 1, 2017 - Leave a Comment
HDR options returned to Camera app in Iphone

The latest iPhone models from Apple default to automatically enabling HDR on the device camera, this includes iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8. HDR can often create better looking pictures by blending color range from different exposures into a single image, but it can also sometimes make pictures look strange or even worse, … Read More

MacOS High Sierra 17B1003 Fixes File Sharing Bug from Security Update 2017-001

Nov 30, 2017 - 7 Comments
MacOS High Sierra 10.13.1 Supplemental security update 2017-001

A second small supplemental software update has been released for MacOS High Sierra users who installed the prior release of Security Update 2017-001 for High Sierra, which fixed the root login bug but then caused a problem with file sharing. The new small software update, which apparently resolves the file sharing issue along with the … Read More

How Fix File Sharing in macOS High Sierra After Installing the Root Bug Security Update

Nov 29, 2017 - 7 Comments
Fix broken file sharing in macOS High Sierra after installing the root bug patch

Some Mac users have discovered that file sharing capabilities, connections, and file sharing authentications are no longer working after installing the root bug Security Update for macOS High Sierra. While the Security Update 2017-001 patch is a critical update to install to prevent unauthorized access to any Mac running macOS High Sierra, breaking file sharing … Read More

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