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How to Allow Pop-Up Windows in Safari for Mac

Feb 5, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to allow pop-up windows in Safari for Mac

Pop-up windows on the web may be annoying in general, but many financial, banking, and tax websites use pop-ups to display documents or additional information. Thus while many people think of web pop-ups as frustrating or bad, sometimes they’re a necessary part of using a particular website or accessing some material. But pop-up windows are … Read More

How to Schedule Sending Text Messages from iPhone

Feb 4, 2019 - 7 Comments
How to schedule sending messages from iPhone

The ability to schedule the sending of text messages and iMessages on iPhone has long been desired but up until recently it was not really possible. Fortunately now there are several options available to schedule text messages from iPhone so that the messages are sent at a particular time, and with the help of the … Read More

How to Set a Timer on iPhone or iPad

Feb 3, 2019 - 6 Comments
Set a timer with Siri in iOS

Both the iPhone and iPad have an easy to use timer mechanism that allows you to time events and tasks, playing an alarm sound when the timer completes. The timer functionality is convenient for many obvious reasons, whether you need a simple reminder for something in an allotted time, be it for cooking, exercise, childcare, … Read More

How to Disable Screen Time Weekly Report Notifications on iPhone or iPad

Feb 2, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to Stop Screen Time Weekly Notifications on iOS

Want to turn off the Screen Time Weekly Report notification that appears on iPhone or iPad? There are a few ways to do that, and one is particularly quick and easy that allows you to disable the weekly screen time reports right from the iOS device lock screen. Note this does not turn off Screen … Read More

How to Install Windows 10 on Mac with Boot Camp

Feb 1, 2019 - 12 Comments
Windows on Mac with Boot Camp

Most Mac computers can run Windows 10 in a dual boot environment with the help of a utility called Boot Camp. This means that when the Mac starts up or reboots, you can choose between booting into Mac OS or booting into Windows on the same computer. Running Windows natively on a Mac with Boot … Read More

How to Mute iPad to Turn Off Sound and Audio Output

Jan 31, 2019 - 8 Comments
How to mute iPad and turn off sound

Want to turn off sound on an iPad and mute the audio? You can do that rather simply with a few different methods, though some may be easy to overlook. The iPad and iPad Pro have volume adjustment buttons which can serve as mute, and there’s also a designated software mute switch for alerts which … Read More

How to Change IP Address & GeoLocation for Web Browsing with Epic

Jan 30, 2019 - 9 Comments
Choose the IP location in Epic

Ever wanted to change your IP address or geolocation when using the web? Whether for privacy reasons, or to access certain regions web content, with Epic Browser, you can easily do either. While the privacy use-case is fairly obvious (maybe you just want to be a bit of anonymity while you browse the web), the … Read More

Toggle Dark Mode & Light Mode on Mac Quickly from Spotlight

Jan 29, 2019 - 5 Comments

Do you wish you could enable Dark mode or Light mode interface themes faster in Mac OS? Maybe you wish there was a keystroke to switch from Dark or Light mode on the Mac? If you’re tired of heading over to System Preferences to make the change, you can use a nifty trick to quickly … Read More

How to Show Website Icons (FavIcons) in Safari for iPad & iPhone

Jan 28, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to show website favorite icons in Safari for iPhone or iPad

Website favorite icons can help to visually distinguish one website tab from another when looking at a crowd of Safari tabs, and in the latest versions of iOS you can now enable website favicons in Safari tabs for both iPhone and iPad. This tutorial will show you how to quickly enable the display of website … Read More

How to Use a Hidden *Darker* Dark Mode Theme in MacOS Mojave

Jan 27, 2019 - 9 Comments
How to enable the Darker Dark theme in Mac OS

If you like Dark Mode in MacOS, you may appreciate knowing that MacOS Mojave has a secondary secret darker version of the Dark interface theme available with slightly greater contrast, and it’s easy to enable despite being unlabeled and almost entirely hidden in plain sight.

iOS 12.1.3 No Service or Cellular Data Problems on iPhone? Try These Fixes

Jan 26, 2019 - 13 Comments
iPhone No Service no cellular data problems

Some iPhone users have discovered cellular data issues after installing the iOS 12.1.3 update, showing “No service”, no cellular data, no cellular reception bars, and sometimes seeing a “Cellular Update Failed” message similar to what was happening with some iPhones after installing iOS 12.1.2. This seems to mostly impact iPhones on particular cellular networks, but … Read More

How to Uninstall VirtualBox on Mac

Jan 25, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to uninstall VirtualBox from Mac

If you have previously installed VirtualBox on the Mac but no longer need the application, you may be interested in uninstalling VirtualBox completely. Because VirtualBox places application components and dependencies throughout the MacOS file system, uninstalling VirtualBox thoroughly is not just a simple matter of dragging and dropping the application into the Trash, like how … Read More

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