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How to Save eMail Attachments on iPhone & iPad Mail to iCloud Drive

Nov 16, 2015 - 3 Comments
How to Save Attachments from Mail in iOS to iCloud Drive

The iOS Mail app allows users to save various types of attachments directly to the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This is a great feature that is available in the latest versions of iOS, and for most file attachment, you’ll be able to save whatever the file is directly to iCloud Drive in iOS.

How to Flush DNS Cache in OS X El Capitan

Nov 16, 2015 - 6 Comments
Terminal in OS X

If you adjust DNS settings on a Mac and the changes seemingly haven’t taken effect, or perhaps you discover that a given name server address is not resolving as intended, flushing the DNS cache is often a quick resolution. Flushing DNS cache in OS X El Capitan (10.11 or later) is easily possible with a … Read More

Fix “the last backup could not be completed” iOS iCloud Backup Error

Nov 14, 2015 - 18 Comments
Last backup could not be completed to iCloud error in iOS

For iCloud users with automatic backups configured, the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch will backup to iCloud every evening when connected to wi-fi. This usually goes without a hitch, but sometimes you may check the iCloud Backup settings to discover a vague message stating “The last backup could not be completed.” You may also see … Read More

How to Change 3D Touch Pressure Sensitivity on iPhone 6S

Nov 13, 2015 - 1 Comment
3D Touch on iPhone camera

The new iPhone 3D Touch display detects the level of pressure placed on the screen and, depending on the app, action, or home screen icon, offers different responses and interactions. These “peak” and “pop” features are throughout iOS and offer shortcuts of sorts to perform various functions, and they’re really a great feature of the … Read More

How to Create a Custom Photo Face on Apple Watch

Nov 13, 2015 - 7 Comments
Custom photo Apple Watch face

Want a customized Apple Watch face that features a photo of your own choosing? This way every time you activate the Apple Watch to glance at the time, you’ll see the picture of your choice with a date and clock atop the image. This is a nice way to personalize the Apple Watch a bit, … Read More

How to Add Another Email Address to FaceTime

Nov 12, 2015 - 1 Comment

If you juggle multiple email addresses for various purposes on iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you may find it useful to add additional email addresses for FaceTime. This allows you to both call out from another email address, and perhaps more importantly, you can also receive inbound FaceTime calls for the newly added email address too.

How to Take Screenshots of the Login Screen on any Mac

Nov 11, 2015 - 11 Comments
A screenshot of Mac login screen

Taking screen shots of the login screen on a Mac is possible, and you can do so at either the OS X system boot, any login window, or at a locked user authentication screen. How a screenshot of the Mac login screen is accomplished will depend on what version of OS X the Mac is … Read More

How to Quit Apps in iOS 9

Nov 11, 2015 - 14 Comments
Quitting apps in iOS 9 is done through the app switcher multitasking screen

Quitting and force quitting apps in iOS 9 is easy, whether you’re on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Though the multitasking screen may look different in iOS 9 than it did before, the basic mechanism of forcibly quitting apps remains the same as prior versions of iOS.

How to Check Stores for Apple Pay Support from iPhone & Mac

Nov 10, 2015 - 10 Comments
Apple Pay being used with iPhone

Apple Pay is undeniably convenient, allowing you to make quick and secure purchases right from your iOS devices. So, you setup Apple Pay on your iPhone and on the Apple Watch and now you want to put it to use, right? While many popular stores are known to support Apple Pay, there is no reason … Read More

How to Enable Tab Discarding in Chrome for Improved Memory Use

Nov 9, 2015 - 8 Comments

If you use Google Chrome as your default web browser and find yourself with a ton of tabs and windows open on a regular basis, you likely know the RAM, swap, and resource burden that leaving a gazillion tabs open does to your computer. Rather than forcibly quitting Chrome or abandoning your browser tabs, the … Read More

Play Video as Screen Saver in Mac OS X

Nov 8, 2015 - 2 Comments
SaveHollywood plays videos as screen saver in OS X

If you have ever wanted to play a movie, video, or multiple videos as a screen saver on a Mac, then SaveHollywood is the screensaver for you. The free download allows for playing just about any locally stored video file format as the OS X screen saver, with many options for customization.

How to Assign a Photo to iPhone Contact in iOS

Nov 7, 2015 - 4 Comments
iPhone Contacts icon

Adding pictures and photos to your iPhone contacts is a nice way to improve the iOS experience for phone calls and messaging, as it helps to quickly identify people in conversations and when reaching out. Assigning pictures to contacts is quick and easy, and the trick is the same whether on iPhone, iPad, or iPod … Read More

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