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Critical Security Update for macOS High Sierra Released to Fix Root Bug, Download & Install Now

Nov 29, 2017 - 13 Comments
Security Update for macOS High Sierra root password bug

Apple has issued a critical security update for macOS High Sierra to address the root login bug which allows anyone to login to macOS High Sierra without a password. All macOS High Sierra users should install the security update as soon as possible to protect their Mac, even if they have already used the root … Read More

MacOS High Sierra Security Bug Allows Root Login Without a Password, Here’s a Fix

Nov 28, 2017 - 35 Comments
macOS High Sierra root password bug

A significant security vulnerability has been discovered with macOS High Sierra, potentially allowing any person to log into a Mac with full root administrative capabilities without a password. This is an urgent security problem, and while a software update should arrive to resolve the problem soon, this article will detail how to protect your Mac … Read More

How to Use Apple Diagnostics on Mac to Identify & Troubleshoot Hardware Problems

Nov 28, 2017 - 3 Comments
How to run Apple Diagnostics on Mac

If your Mac is experiencing unusual problems that you suspect may be a result of a hardware issue, using Apple Diagnostics may help to identify and even troubleshoot a problem. Apple Diagnostics will run a suite of tests on the Mac to check for hardware issues – meaning, not a problem with system software, but … Read More

How to Reset Face ID on iPhone X

Nov 27, 2017 - Leave a Comment
How to reset Face ID or disable it completely

If you discover that Face ID is not reliably unlocking iPhone X, you may want to try resetting Face ID and then setting it up again. Additionally, you can disable Face ID completely by resetting Face ID on a device and then not setting it up again. Resetting Face ID is pretty simple and it … Read More

Watch a Helpful iPhone X Tutorial Video

Nov 26, 2017 - 6 Comments
iPhone X tutorial video

Whether you have already bought or plan to buy an iPhone X, you’ll undoubtedly noticed that using the iPhone is quite different from prior models, not only because it lacks a Home button and requires learning a series of new gestures to perform familiar tasks, but also because there are a handful of new features … Read More

How to Convert a Photo to PDF from iPhone and iPad

Nov 25, 2017 - 3 Comments
How to save a photo as PDF in iOS

You can convert any photo on your iPhone or iPad into a PDF file if need be. Typically this would be necessary for compatibility purposes only, since the default file type of a photo in iOS is a JPEG and already widely compatible. Nonetheless if you need to convert a photo into a PDF in … Read More

How to Use Touch ID to Authenticate sudo on Mac OS

Nov 22, 2017 - 6 Comments
sudo with Touch ID on a Mac

If you have a Touch Bar equipped MacBook Pro and you’re a frequent command line user, you may appreciate a trick that allows you to use Touch ID to authenticate sudo and su, rather than typing out your password in the Terminal like some kind of digital neanderthal.

How to Prevent macOS High Sierra from Automatically Downloading

Nov 21, 2017 - 12 Comments
How to Stop Automatic Downloading of macOS High Sierra

If you’re on a Mac with recent macOS release (Sierra or El Capitan), then Apple is defaulting to try and automatically downloading the 5GB installer for macOS High Sierra in the background to your computer. When the download completes, the Mac then sends you a notification suggesting that High Sierra is ready to install, with … Read More

How to Stop Autoplay Video in Chrome

Nov 20, 2017 - 18 Comments
Stop Autoplay in Chrome

Have you ever wondered how to stop autoplay video in Chrome? You’re not alone, since most users consider autoplaying video and autoplaying audio on the web to be annoying. The good news is that with a little secret settings adjustment you can easily disable autoplay video and autoplay audio on Chrome for Mac, Windows, Linux, … Read More

How to Change the MacOS High Sierra System Font to Lucida Grande

Nov 19, 2017 - 16 Comments
Change the MacOS System Font to Lucida Grande

Do you wish you had Lucida Grande as the system font in macOS High Sierra? Wish no more, it’s possible to easily change the system font away from San Francisco and to the fan favorite Lucida Grande again in macOS 10.13.

How to Access AirDrop on iOS 11 Control Center

Nov 18, 2017 - 14 Comments
Using AirDrop in iOS 11 Control Center

You might be wondering where AirDrop went in iOS 11 Control Center, and you’re probably not alone. AirDrop allows for rapid wireless transfer of pictures and files between iOS devices or Macs, and is one of the more convenient features available on the Apple platforms. Many users quickly enable and access AirDrop through Control Center … Read More

How to Force Restart iPhone X

Nov 17, 2017 - 4 Comments
How to Force Reboot iPhone X

If you need to force restart an iPhone X you will need to learn a new method, because Apple has changed how you force reboot iPhone X compared to prior iPhone models. This is partially because the iPhone X no longer has a Home button, so the longstanding method of forced rebooting is no longer … Read More

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