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5 Notable New Features Coming to macOS High Sierra

Jun 9, 2017 - 19 Comments
MacOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra isn’t necessarily a giant feature packed system software release, and instead it aims to improve and refine the overall experience of the Mac operating system. But that doesn’t meant there aren’t some exciting new features and changes coming to macOS 10.13 when it debuts in the fall. Let’s review a handful of … Read More

The 11 Best Features Coming to iOS 11

Jun 8, 2017 - 26 Comments

iOS 11 has many new features, refinements, and enhancements for iPhone and iPad, but the question everyone really wants to know is; what are the new features that actually matter? Keeping in mind that iOS 11 is currently in beta and thus features are subject to changes, we’ve gathered what we think are the eleven … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 11 Beta to iOS 10

Jun 7, 2017 - 10 Comments
How to Downgrade iOS 11 beta back to iOS 10

Did you install iOS 11 beta onto your iPhone or iPad, but now want to downgrade to iOS 10 and revert to a more stable system software version? You’re likely not alone. Fortunately just like it’s easy to install iOS 11 beta right now (even without a developer account), it’s also easy to downgrade iOS … Read More

Anyone Can Install iOS 11 Beta Without a Developer Account, But Don’t

Jun 6, 2017 - 20 Comments
iOS 11

Every time a new fancy iOS beta surfaces, many users rush to find a way to install it and try out the latest and greatest, fanciest new features, and experience the nuisances of running beta system software. iOS 11 is no different, freshly released and carrying with it a lot of excitement. It turns out … Read More

MacOS High Sierra Compatible Macs List

Jun 6, 2017 - 24 Comments
MacOS High Sierra compatible Macs list

Apple will launch macOS High Sierra, versioned as MacOS 10.13, later in the year. With a variety of new features and enhancements to the Mac operating system on the way, you’re likely wondering if your Mac or perhaps other Mac models will be supported by the latest operating system. The good news is that macOS … Read More

iOS 11 Compatible Devices List

Jun 6, 2017 - 7 Comments
iOS 11 compatible devices supported hardware list

Are you wondering which devices will support iOS 11? While iOS 11 includes a variety of new features and refinements to the Apple operating system, only certain model iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices will support the iOS 11 release.

How to Check If iPhone You’re Buying is Stolen or Not

Jun 3, 2017 - 23 Comments
iPhone 7 Plus in black

Do not buy used iPhone or phone without doing this first! For anyone shopping for a used iPhone or Android phone, your top priority should be to check to find out if the iPhone or phone has been stolen or reported as lost. The reason is simple; a stolen iPhone or phone that has been … Read More

How to Exit the MAN Command and Quit Man Pages Properly

Jun 2, 2017 - 7 Comments
How to exit MAN command

The “man” command is short for manual, and with it you can summon detailed manual page and information on nearly any other command or command line utility that is available, including using an extensive man document search to find related manual pages. While man pages are frequently used and referenced, many users don’t know how … Read More

Show the Original Item from an Alias in Mac OS

Jun 1, 2017 - 3 Comments
Finding original items by alias on Mac

Using Mac aliases as a shortcut for launching apps, files, and folders is a great trick for Mac users, particularly when you’re using a series of aliases for otherwise deeply buried items in the Finder file system. But what if you made an alias of something and you now want to access the original item … Read More

How to Add a Word or Spelling to Spellcheck on Mac

May 31, 2017 - 8 Comments

Did you know you can easily add new words to spellcheck in Mac OS? By adding a new word, the spellcheck engine in Mac OS will stop flagging that word as a typo or spelling error, which is often shown as a red underline under the word. This is helpful for new words not actively … Read More

7 of the Biggest Mac Annoyances & How to Fix Them

May 30, 2017 - 71 Comments

The Mac is a fantastic platform that is intuitive, user friendly, easy to use, powerful, and comparatively free of problems and nuisances. But that’s not to say that Mac OS doesn’t have some frustrating aspects or features too. This post aims to address some of the bigger annoyances that may be encountered on a Mac, … Read More

How to Convert Firmware Zip to IPSW Easily

May 29, 2017 - 2 Comments
Convert a ZIP to IPSW firmware

iOS firmware files should always arrive in IPSW file format so that they can be identified and used properly. Sometimes, users may download an IPSW firmware file for iPhone or iPad and it arrives as .zip file instead of .ipsw as expected, this usually happens on Windows computers but it can happen on a Mac … Read More

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