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How to Print to PDF on iPhone with 3D Touch

Mar 13, 2017 - 24 Comments
How to Print to PDF from iPhone

You can save nearly anything as a PDF from iPhone, all it takes is using a little known 3D Touch trick available only in Sharing action menus. Essentially this trick allows you to perform the iOS equivalent of Print to PDF like you would see on desktops like a Mac or Windows PC, except it’s … Read More

How to Change Email Address Linked to Apple ID

Mar 12, 2017 - 20 Comments
Change email used with Apple ID

Your Apple ID is used for iCloud, iCloud backups, logging into the App Store, making purchases, buying things from the Apple Store, and so much more. It’s a critical component of being an Apple customer and being in the Apple ecosystem, so you’ll want to be sure you have the proper email address configured and … Read More

How to Scan QR Codes on iPhone with Chrome

Mar 11, 2017 - 2 Comments
Chrome scan QR Code

QR Codes are the weird looking pixelated squares you sometimes see printed on signs or elsewhere, and while it’s a stretch to say they are widely used (or understood) they are ubiquitous in some areas. While the iPhone does not bundle a method of scanning QR codes by default, if you’re a Google Chrome user … Read More

Using the Escape Key on Touch Bar MacBook Pro

Mar 10, 2017 - 9 Comments
Escape Key on Touch Bar Mac

Perhaps one the most controversial aspects of the Touch Bar equipped MacBook Pro models is the removal of a physical hardware Escape key. Instead of being an always present physical Escape key, the new Escape key is a digital button on the Touch Bar screen which is usually visible but not always. We’ll discuss using … Read More

How to Get the Size of a Directory from Command Line

Mar 9, 2017 - 5 Comments
Get the size of a directory by command line

Want to see the size of a directory from the command line? You may have noticed that using the traditional ls command to list the contents of a a directory won’t necessarily show the total size of a directory. Instead, to see what the disk usage is for a specific directory you’ll want to use … Read More

How to Clear & Reset DNS Cache in MacOS Sierra

Mar 8, 2017 - 7 Comments
How to clear DNS cache in macOS Sierra

Mac OS users who have modified their DNS settings may need to clear their DNS cache before the changes take effect. Additionally, sometimes name servers and domains may not resolve as intended if you have stale DNS cache on the Mac, another situation where resetting DNS cache can often be the solution. We’ll show you … Read More

Make Pages Open New Blank Document by Default on Mac

Mar 7, 2017 - 16 Comments
Open Pages to a new blank document on Mac

Pages on Mac defaults to launching into a series of document opening panels and new document templates, but if you typically use Pages on the Mac to create new Pages files, you might appreciate launching the app directly into a new blank document instead.

How to Search in Photos on Mac for Matches & Attributes

Mar 6, 2017 - 2 Comments
Search Photos on Mac

The Mac Photos app offers a Search feature which allows for searching for attributes in pictures, whether they are objects, things, descriptions of locations, places, or beings. This is just like the excellent Search feature in Photos for iOS in that you can search for a term or description and an album that matches those … Read More

How to Take a Picture on Mac Using the Camera

Mar 5, 2017 - 4 Comments
Photo Booth on Mac takes Mac selfies

Have you ever wanted to take a picture with your Mac webcam? Maybe you want to post a new profile picture to the internet or send a funny face to a friend or relative. Whatever the intention, it’s easy to snap pictures with a Macs built-in camera, allowing you to take selfies with your Mac. … Read More

How to Mark & Share a Maps Location from iPhone

Mar 4, 2017 - 7 Comments
How to share a location from Maps on iPhone

Have you ever found a location or an interesting spot on a map that you want to share with someone else? Using the iPhone Maps app, you can easily mark a location on a map and then share that marked pin with someone else, giving them the exact pinned location. This great feature has many … Read More

Search JPEG Images Only Within Spotlight on Mac

Mar 3, 2017 - 4 Comments

Have you ever been in a situation where you know you want to find a JPEG file type and you know the name of the file, but you don’t want to search other document types on the Mac? You can use image specific file format search operators on Spotlight in Mac OS to help narrow … Read More

Siri Not Working on iPhone or iPad? How to Fix Siri & Troubleshoot Problems

Mar 2, 2017 - 9 Comments
Fix Siri not working on iPhone or iPad

Siri usually works great on iPhone and iPad, but sometimes Siri stops working or Siri may not work as intended. If you experience problems with Siri, this guide will walk you through troubleshooting Siri so that you can fix Siri to work on your iPhone or iPad again. We’ll cover several effective troubleshooting tricks to … Read More

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