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How to Disable Screen Time on iPhone or iPad

Oct 17, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How to disable Screen Time in iOS

Screen Time is one of the best features in iOS 12, allowing you to keep track of how often an iPhone or iPad gets used, what apps are being used, and perhaps best of all, Screen Time gives you the ability to easily set time limits for apps and categories of apps, and even set … Read More

How to Access Audio Files from iTunes Quickly

Oct 16, 2018 - 5 Comments
iTunes

If you have an iTunes audio library of music, songs, podcasts, ripped CDs, and other media, you may want to gain direct access to those files at various points in time. While you can navigate in the file system of Mac OS or Windows to access the location of the iTunes Library, the iTunes app … Read More

How to Use Light Theme with Dark Menu Bar and Dock in MacOS Mojave

Oct 15, 2018 - 8 Comments
Choose the Dark theme again but this time it only impacts menu bar and Dock

Enabling Dark Mode in macOS Mojave tranforms the entire user interface appearance into an all-dark look, and while it’s very popular with many users, some other Mac users may not want a full dark mode appearance on their Mac. Instead, some Mac users may prefer a more limited Dark theme experience that only applies to … Read More

How to Find “Details” Button in Messages for iOS 12

Oct 14, 2018 - 12 Comments

If you have updated to iOS 12, you may be wondering where did the little Details “(i)” information button go in Messages for iPhone or iPad? The “i” info button in a Message thread used to be always visible in the upper right corner of a message conversation thread on an iPhone or iPad, and … Read More

How to Fix “Cannot Get Mail” Error on iPhone and iPad

Oct 13, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to fix Cannot Get Mail error message in iOS Mail for iPhone or iPad

Rarely, iPhone and iPad users may encounter a “Cannot Get Mail” error message in the Mail app of iOS, indicating that Mail for iOS is unable to retrieve new emails or some other issue with the mail account as configured. The full error message shows up as pop-up window and usually says something along the … Read More

How to Enable Dark Mode on MacOS Mojave

Oct 12, 2018 - 8 Comments
How to enable Dark Mode theme in Mac OS

The Dark Mode theme available in MacOS Mojave 10.14 onward offers a unique visual interface and desktop environment to work in, shifting nearly all onscreen visual elements to dark grays and blacks. For many Mac users, the Dark theme is perhaps the most popular new feature to arrive in MacOS Mojave, and the new user … Read More

How to Access & Send Photos in Messages for iOS 12 for iPhone & iPad

Oct 10, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to access Photos from Messages in iOS 12

The Messages app for iOS 12 has changed the way users access all photos from within a message conversation. No longer can you simply tap on the camera button to access your photos library from Messages, in iOS 12 you will instead access your photos from the app icon drawer within the Messages app on … Read More

How to Reinstall MacOS Mojave

Oct 10, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to reinstall macOS Mojave system software

Rarely, you may need to reinstall macOS Mojave system software, usually for troubleshooting purposes. Reinstalling MacOS Mojave as discussed here will aim to only reinstall the macOS Mojave system software itself, it will not erase the drive, nor will it remove any user data or user files, making it ideal for troubleshooting. This walkthrough will … Read More

Fix Terminal “Operation not permitted” Error in MacOS Mojave

Oct 9, 2018 - 13 Comments
Fix Operation Not Permitted Terminal Error in Mac OS

If you’re a Mac command line user you may have noticed that many frequently used commands entered into the Terminal (or iTerm) result in an “Operation not permitted” error message since updating to MacOS Mojave 10.14 or later. The “Operation not permitted” error in the Terminal can be seen after issuing even simple commands like … Read More

How to Disable TV Notifications on iPhone & iPad

Oct 6, 2018 - 3 Comments
TV Notification settings for ads products events sports etc

Have you discovered your iPhone or iPad is getting notifications and alerts for “TV” ads? For example, you might have recently seen a pop-up alert on your iPhone or iPad promoting “TV – Football is Back – Stream live games in the Apple TV App now” which presents itself as a promotion for watching football. … Read More

How to Flip FaceTime Camera in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

Oct 6, 2018 - 11 Comments
FaceTime

How do you flip the FaceTime Camera in iOS 12? Where did the Flip camera button go in FaceTime for iOS 12? You’re probably not the only person wondering the answer to these questions. FaceTime video chat is very popular amongst iPhone and iPad users, and a common component of many FaceTime video conversations involves … Read More

How to Enable Dynamic Desktops in MacOS Mojave

Oct 4, 2018 - 3 Comments
How to use Dynamic Desktops on Mac

Dynamic Desktops are a new feature in MacOS that allow the desktop background wallpaper of a Mac to change throughout the day as the time changes. Perhaps the most prominent example of this feature is the default desktop in macOS Mojave of desert sand dunes, which when Dynamic Desktops is enabled will time-shift the scene … Read More

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