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How to Update FireFox on Mac

Jan 10, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to update Firefox on Mac

Wondering how to update the Firefox web browser? Firefox is a popular web browser and some Mac fans may use it as their default browser. If you’re a Firefox user, you may have noticed that Firefox periodically updates itself automatically. But if you’re not quitting and relaunching the app often you can be stuck on … Read More

How to Enable Low Data Mode on iPhone Cellular to Reduce Mobile Data Use

Jan 10, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to use Low Data Mode on iPhone cellular plans

If you want to help reduce data usage of an iPhone cellular data plan, you can try a new feature called Low Data Mode for cellular networks. Low Data Mode when enabled basically pauses all apps ability to transfer data and sync when in the background, which can help to reduce your mobile data consumption … Read More

How to Take Timed Photos with iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro Camera App

Jan 9, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to Take Timed Photos wiith iPhone 11

Want to know how to take timed photos on the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max? You’re in the right place. Apple’s latest and greatest iPhone models are equipped with an all-new double camera or triple camera system that comes with a slew of new features. However, the Cupertino-based company didn’t … Read More

How to Access iCloud Photos from Windows PC

Jan 8, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Access iCloud Photos from Windows PC

Have a Windows PC and want to access iCloud Photos? You can do that with ease as you’ll find out in this article. Since Apple introduced iCloud eight years ago, the service has been widely used to store photos, as they take up a chunk of physical storage space. For many users this is more … Read More

How to Find AirPods Serial Number (& AirPods Pro)

Jan 7, 2020 - Leave a Comment
AirPods in case

Need to find the serial number of AirPods or AirPods Pro? Perhaps you want to check the warranty status of AirPods, you’re going to use an AppleCare service claim, you need their serial number for insurance purposes, or for any other number of reasons that you may need the unique serial number for AirPods. There … Read More

How to Disable Lock Screen Notifications on iPhone & iPad

Jan 6, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Disable Lock Screen Notifications

Want to hide notifications from your iPhone lock screen? Maybe you don’t want any notifications showing up on the locked screen of an iPad? We all receive several notifications from multiple apps on our iPhone and iPad on a daily basis, and we glance through most of them from our device’s lock screen. Although this … Read More

How to Enable Light Appearance Mode on iPhone & iPad

Jan 5, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to enable Light Mode theme on iPhone and iPad

Want to change the visual theme of your iPhone or iPad to the Light appearance theme? If you’re using Dark Mode on iPad or iPhone, you may decide you want to brighten up the visual look of your device with the Light mode theme. You can switch to the Light Mode theme at anytime, adjusting … Read More

How to Check iPhone Camera Orientation When Taking Photos or Videos

Jan 3, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to check iPhone camera orientation

The iPhone camera can take photos in vertical orientation or horizontal orientation. Typically it’s pretty obvious when you’re taking a photo in either landscape or portrait orientation because the iPhone is physically rotated to one side or another, but sometimes it may not be clear. Maybe orientation lock is enabled on iPhone, or maybe you’re … Read More

How to Quickly Stop Screen Recordings on iPhone & iPad

Jan 2, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to stop screen recording quickly on iPhone and iPad

If you frequently use the screen recorder on iPhone and iPad you might appreciate knowing this easy tip that allows you to quickly stop a screen recording from anywhere, without having to access Control Center.

How to Change How Long You Need to Squeeze & Press AirPods Pro

Jan 1, 2020 - 1 Comment
AirPods Pro noise cancellation and transparency features

Squeezing the AirPods Pro are how you can interact with the earbuds in different ways, but have you ever thought to change the squeeze duration to be longer or shorter to activate the feature you intend to use? You can change all kinds of things about how they work, like how long you need to … Read More

How to Order Uber on iPhone with Siri

Dec 31, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to Order Uber with Siri

Want to make booking an Uber ride even easier from iPhone? Try ordering an Uber ride with Siri, your phones built-in personal AI assistant. Uber is the incredibly convenient ride service that will take you just about anywhere you want to go, and Siri is the incredibly convenient virtual assistant that can perform all sorts … Read More

How to See Your Top 25 Most Played Songs in Apple Music

Dec 30, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to See Your Top 25 Most Played Songs in Apple Music

Have you ever wanted to see a list of the songs you listen to most on Apple Music? Most of us have a set of songs that we find ourselves often listening to, and if you make use of Apple Music to listen to your favorite songs on your iPhone or iPad, then you’re in … Read More

How to Record Video Using QuickTake on iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro

Dec 29, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to Shoot Video Using QuickTake on iPhone 11

Want to record a quick video with an iPhone? The new QuickTake feature of iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max makes it easier than ever to quickly capture video clips. If you’ve used popular social networking apps like Instagram and Snapchat, there’s a good chance you’re well-aware of the “Stories” feature. … Read More

How to Backup WhatsApp Chats to iCloud on iPhone & iPad

Dec 28, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to Back Up WhatsApp Chats to iCloud

Want to make sure your WhatsApp chats and conversations are backed up? You’re in the right place. Regardless of what instant messaging platform you may use, your messages and other media are of huge importance. These could include work-related conversations with colleagues, important plans with family, friends and the list just goes on. This is … Read More

How to Change What AirPods Pro Stems Do When Squeezed

Dec 27, 2019 - 2 Comments
AirPods Pro settings

When Apple released AirPods Pro it changed the way they are controlled compared to standard AirPods. Whereas tap controls of the earbuds handled playback controls and Siri of AirPods, AirPods Pro now have a squeeze gesture. This new gesture can be used to either toggle active noise cancellation (ANC) and transparency modes, or invoke Siri … Read More

How to Customize AirPods Tap Controls

Dec 26, 2019 - 1 Comment
AirPods outside of their case

You can change how AirPods respond when you double-tap on them while they’re in your ears. For example, if you want to be able to double-tap on the left AirPod to summon Siri, and double-tap on the right AirPod to play or pause audio, you can configure that easily. There are a variety of double-tap … Read More

How to Use Recovery Mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Dec 23, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to use Recovery Mode on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Recovery Mode can be initiated on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max as a means of troubleshooting some particularly challenging problems with the device. Typically Recovery Mode is only needed in rare occasions, like when the iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro is stuck on  Apple logo during boot, or … Read More

How to Force Restart iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Dec 22, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to force restart iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Force restarting an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max may be necessary as a troubleshooting measure sometimes. Usually you’d only need to force restart iPhone 11 / iPhone 11 Pro if the device becomes unresponsive or otherwise unusable for some reason, like an app has frozen or the system software itself … Read More

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