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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 - 12 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

How to Re-Download MacOS Mojave Installer (from MacOS Mojave)

Oct 4, 2018 - 6 Comments
How to Redownload MacOS Mojave installer

Some users may occasionally need to re-download the MacOS Mojave installer application while actively running MacOS Mojave. This is usually done for making a MacOS Mojave boot installer drive or some other similar purpose, or perhaps to copy the installer onto another computer or as a backup, but there are other reasons someone may want … Read More

How to Clean Install MacOS Mojave

Oct 3, 2018 - 21 Comments
How to clean install macOS Mojave

Performing a clean install of MacOS Mojave may be desirable to some Mac users. A clean install means erasing all data on a hard drive, and then installing a fresh new installation of MacOS Mojave to that Mac. The idea is that a clean install starts fresh, sort of like how a new Mac comes … Read More

Can You Disable Presidential Alerts on iPhone? Or Mute Them?

Oct 3, 2018 - 20 Comments
Presidential Alert on iPhone

Did your iPhone start playing a loud alarm sound with an Emergency Alert notice or Presidential Alert message on your screen? Then you may have received the test of the “Presidential Alert” from the Emergency Alerts system sent to your phone! Indeed most Americans received an alert on their cell phone (iPhone or Android) that … Read More

How to Update MacOS Mojave System Software with Software Update

Oct 2, 2018 - 6 Comments
How to update system software in MacOS

Want to check for software updates in MacOS Mojave? Perhaps you’re wondering where system software updates went in MacOS Mojave? You may have noticed that the Software Update mechanism is different in MacOS Mojave than in other recent prior Mac OS releases, with system software updates no longer arriving through the Mac App Store ‘Updates’ … Read More

How to Force Reboot iPhone XS Max & iPhone XS

Oct 1, 2018 - 7 Comments
How to force restart iPhone XS Max and iPhone XS

The iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR have new and different methods for force restarting these model iPhones, due to the fact that none of these models have a Home button. Initiating a forced restart on these new iPhone models may be different and slightly more complicated than before, but it’s still easy … Read More

How to Change Gmail Back to Old Versions Appearance

Sep 30, 2018 - 25 Comments
Gmail

If you use Gmail.com as your primary web mail client, you likely have noticed that Gmail has a new redesigned visual interface and appearance that is larger, more spacious, a bigger sidebar, and more bold appearance all around, with a series of new cursor hover detection features as well. Many Gmail users like the change … Read More

How to Download a Full Size MacOS Mojave Installer

Sep 29, 2018 - 8 Comments
How to download the full size MacOS Mojave installer application

Did you go to download macOS Mojave but found an incomplete installer application arrived in your /Applications folder? Some Mac users have discovered that when trying to download macOS Mojave from the Mac App Store, they end up with a very small 22 MB mini-installer that is not the full size 6 GB macOS Mojave … Read More

How to Stop Receiving Beta Updates in MacOS Mojave

Sep 28, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to stop receiving beta MacOS updates

If you are (or were) participating in the beta testing program for MacOS Mojave and have since updated to the final version of Mojave, you may wish to no longer receive beta software updates. By opting out of beta updates in MacOS Mojave, you will be sure that a Mac only receives final stable builds … Read More

How to Install MacOS Mojave on Unsupported Macs with DosDude Mojave Patcher

Sep 27, 2018 - 36 Comments
MacOS Mojave on unsupported Macs

As you may know by now, the list of MacOS Mojave compatible Macs is more strict than previous releases of Mac OS system software, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t install and run macOS Mojave on some unsupported Macs. If you’re an advanced Mac user and you’re reasonably brave (and have adequate backups), then … Read More

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