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How to Delete Documents & Data on iPhone or iPad

Aug 8, 2016 - 18 Comments
Delete Documents and Data on iPhone

If you have noticed your iPhone is low on storage space, or perhaps you are just browsing your storage settings, you might discover that certain apps have a large “Documents & Data” storage footprint and inordinately large storage burden in iOS. We’ll cover what Documents & Data actually are, and also how to delete the … Read More

Watch the Rio Olympics Live on iPhone or iPad

Aug 7, 2016 - 25 Comments
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Want to watch live coverage of the Olympics? You can easily watch any of the 2016 Rio Olympic games and competitions live right from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (or Android too, but we’re obviously focusing in iOS), meaning you can watch any game and any country and any sport you want, you don’t … Read More

Apply Image Adjustments to Other Photos on Mac with Copy & Paste

Aug 6, 2016 - 4 Comments
Paste photo adjustments on Mac

If you have spent a while adjusting a picture to your liking in Photos app for Mac, you can easily apply those image adjustments and edits to other pictures in Photos app as well. This is accomplished through a handy but little-known copy & paste adjustments ability, and it’s quite easy to use.

How to Hide Contact Photos in Messages on iPhone

Aug 5, 2016 - 6 Comments
Hide and show contacts in Messages for iOS

The iOS Messages app defaults to showing assigned contact photos alongside each message thread, but if you’d rather those pictures are not shown alongside your iMessage chats, you can now toggle the thumbnails off on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This makes the Messages app chat screen a bit more simple looking, removing any picture … Read More

How to Use WhatsApp for Mac

Aug 5, 2016 - 9 Comments
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Want to use WhatsApp on a Mac? Now you can. WhatsApp is a very popular cross-platform messaging client from the iPhone and Android world that is now easily used on a Mac or Windows PC, so if you’re one of the many millions of people who use WhatsApp for communication, you can enjoy the experience … Read More

Enable Additional Photos Adjustments in Mac Photos App

Aug 3, 2016 - 5 Comments
Advanced image editing adjustments on Mac Photos app

The Mac Photos app serves as a photo manager and image editor, and while the default toolset for picture adjustments is sufficient for many users, you can enable six additional photos adjustments to gain even more control over your pictures. We’ll show you how to enable image adjustment tools for Sharpen, Definition, Noise Reduction, Vignette, … Read More

Turn Standard into Administrator Account in Mac OS X

Aug 3, 2016 - 3 Comments
From Standard to Administrator account on Mac OS X

Many Mac users have multiple user accounts on their computer, some of which may be created for other people to use, perhaps a separate work account, or a guest account, and so on. Typically when you create a new user account on the Mac it is a “Standard” account, which gives that user access to … Read More

How to Enable or Disable Apple Pay Lock Screen Access Shortcut on iPhone

Aug 2, 2016 - 8 Comments
Enable or Disable the Apple Pay access shortcut from lock screen

iPhone owners who have set up Apple Pay on their devices can use an optional shortcut to access the feature from the locked screen.

Fix iOS Stuck on “Verifying Update”

Aug 2, 2016 - 8 Comments
Fix iOS Stuck on Verifying Update screen

Many users who are installing iOS updates (whether beta or final versions) encounter an issue where a spinning pop-up indicator message saying “Verifying update…” appears stuck on screen. This is a fairly common issue that is somewhat annoying because while the iOS update is verifying, the entire iPhone or iPad is unusable. Fortunately, fixing a … Read More

How to Turn Off “Hey Siri” on iPhone and iPad

Aug 1, 2016 - 11 Comments
How to disable Hey Siri to turn off Siri voice activation in iOS

The “Hey Siri” voice activated control feature on modern iOS devices is a great feature that many people find tremendous use with, but not everyone enjoys it. Some users may wish to disable “Hey Siri” on iPhone or iPad, which will prevent the voice activated ability from listening for the appropriate commands, but turning off … Read More

Jump Between Spotlight Search Result Categories in Mac OS X

Jul 31, 2016 - 7 Comments
Jump Spotlight search result categories in Mac OS X

Spotlight on the Mac will search through many different file types and folders to help you find what you’re looking for, but if Spotlight finds multiple matches across different categories, you’ll see the search results returned under each respective category listing. While many Mac users will use the cursor to click the result they want, … Read More

Fix iPhone Not Sending Picture Messages by Troubleshooting MMS & iMessage

Jul 30, 2016 - 3 Comments
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Many iPhone users will send and receive picture messages through the Messages app, which arrive as iMessage if the recipient and sender is an iPhone user, or as MMS if the person is an Android or Windows phone user. Typically picture messages send without any issue, but if you are experiencing a problem where iPhone … Read More

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