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How to Prioritize App Downloads on iPhone with a 3D Touch Trick

Sep 15, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to prioritize app download or update on iPhone with 3D Touch

If you’re updating several apps or downloading multiple apps at the same time on an iPhone, you can choose to prioritize a specific app download over the others with the help of a 3D Touch trick.

How to Hide Chrome Suggested Articles on iPad, iPhone, Android

Sep 14, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to remove Chrome Suggested Articles For You in iOS or Android

Chrome for iOS and Android defaults to showing an “Articles For You” suggested article section when opening a new Chrome tab or window with Google search. If you don’t want to see the Chrome suggested articles on iPad, iPhone, or Android, you can disable the Articles For You feature.

How to Setup & Use Apple Pencil with iPad Pro

Sep 13, 2019 - Leave a Comment

The iPad Pro is already the best iPad ever made and you can take it to the next level by adding an Apple Pencil to the mix. But you’ll need to know how to set it up and get the most out of it. With the addition of one accessory you can turn the iPad … Read More

How to Rename Tags on Mac

Sep 9, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to edit and rename tags on Mac

If you use the Tags feature to tag files and folders on the Mac you may find it helpful to know that you can edit and rename tags to be more descriptive or to better suit your purposes for those tags. For example, perhaps you want to rename some tags to be used as indicator … Read More

How to Stream Spotify from iPhone to Sonos Speaker

Sep 8, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Spotify

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user with a Spotify account and you happen to be visiting another location with Sonos Speakers, you might be interested in outputting the sound output from the iOS device to the Sonos speaker system. Usually Sonos speakers rely on the dedicated Sonos app to interface with, but that’s not … Read More

How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac

Sep 7, 2019 - Leave a Comment
FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the computer restarts or on system startup. Sometimes this happens because of saved states and the user left FaceTime open before rebooting the Mac, … Read More

How to View Wi-Fi Networks Signal Strength on iPhone or iPad

Sep 6, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to view other wi-fi network signal strength from iPhone or iPad

Want to see a wireless networks wi-fi signal strength from an iPhone or iPad? That’s easy enough, and you have two quick and simple ways to view the wi-fi signal strength of a currently active wireless network right from iOS, and you can even see the signal strength of other nearby networks too.

How to Delete & Disable Significant Locations Data on Mac

Sep 5, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to clear and disable Significant Locations on Mac

Want to clear and disable Significant Locations data stored on your Mac? For some quick background, your Mac will attempt to determine what locations are significant to you in order to provide you with location related information for Maps, Photos, Calendars, and with other apps too. These stored places are referred to as “Significant Locations” … Read More

iPad Pro Touch Screen Unresponsive Randomly? Try These Tips to Fix It

Sep 3, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to fix Unresponsive iPad Pro touch screen issues

Some iPad Pro users report the touch screen is unresponsive at random. This can mean sometimes iPad Pro is not responding to any touch at all, or sometimes it may intermittently ignore touches or swipes or gestures, or the screen may appear to stutter or freeze after a touch, or even drop deliberate touches like … Read More

How to Rotate Images in MacOS from Finder the Fast Way

Sep 2, 2019 - 6 Comments
How to rotate images in Finder of Mac OS quickly

The latest versions of MacOS include an handy feature that allows you to quickly rotate images directly from the Finder, without having to open any other application like Preview or Photos. This image rotate capability comes as a Finder Quick Action and it can be accessed anytime from the Column view, Icon View, or List … Read More

How to Invert Images with Pixelmator on Mac

Aug 31, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Invert image on Mac with Pixelmator keystroke

Want to invert an images color in Pixelmator for Mac? Inverting a picture does exactly what it sounds like, it takes an image and inverts the colors so that each color is its opposite. There are two ways you can invert images in Pixelmator on the Mac, one using a keystroke combination and the other … Read More

How to Disable Location Based Apple Ads on Mac

Aug 30, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to disable location for Apple Ads on Mac

If you want to disable location based Apple ads showing on the Mac in various Apple apps and products, you can do so with a settings adjustment. In situations like these, location data is typically used to make ads more relevant to you and your location, but some people may prefer to not have location … Read More

How to Disable an Instagram Account

Aug 25, 2019 - 1 Comment
Instagram icon

Want to disable your Instagram account? You can temporarily disable and deactivate an Instagram account at any time. Disabling an Instagram account is advantageous because it disables the account but that decision can be reversed at any time, allowing you to easily reactivate the IG account again. This disabling of an Instagram account differs from … Read More

How to Download a Single Song from Spotify on iPhone, iPad, Android

Aug 24, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to download a single song from Spotify

Spotify users may be wondering how to download a single song from Spotify. Maybe you just want to download a single song off a particular album, or perhaps you want to download an individual song from a playlist, or just download one song from anywhere else on Spotify. Even if you have Spotify premium, you … Read More

How to Adjust Screen Brightness on Apple Watch

Aug 23, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to adjust Apple Watch screen brightness

You can adjust the screen brightness on Apple Watch using two different methods. One approach to increasing or decreasing Apple Watch screen brightness uses the device settings directly, while the other approach to changing screen brightness on the Apple Watch relies on using the paired iPhone. You can use either approach, and we’ll show you … Read More

How to Delete an APFS Volume from Mac

Aug 22, 2019 - 3 Comments
Finished deleting APFS volume on Mac

If you have created a new APFS volume on a Mac for some purpose, perhaps to run a different version of MacOS on, you may eventually wish to remove that volume from the APFS container. Deleting an APFS volume removes all data on that volume and is irreversible, so make sure that you are targeting … Read More

How to Copy Photos from SD Card or Camera to iPad

Aug 20, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to import photos from SD card or digital camera to iPad

Need to get pictures from an SD card or digital camera to an iPad? If you want to import photos from a digital camera or SD card directly to iPad, then you can do so easily as long as you have the proper equipment. In this case, you’ll need an adapter that works with the … Read More

How to Disable Passcode on iPhone or iPad

Aug 18, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to disable passcode on iPhone or iPad

Occasionally, some users may wish to turn off the passcode on iPhone or iPad. Disabling the passcode on iPhone or iPad is easy, but it’s not necessarily recommended due to privacy and security reasons, so therefore it’s only wise to turn off the passcode on an iPad or iPhone for very specific reasons. By disabling … Read More

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