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How to Reply to Messages on Mac from Notifications

Jan 1, 2017 - 1 Comment
Reply to messages from Notifications on Mac

Mac users can respond to Messages faster than ever by replying directly from a message notification, without ever having to open the Messages app. This effectively means that you can have an entire conversation through the message pop-ups in Mac OS without using the Messages app, though keep in mind the experience will be limited … Read More

How to Use Tabs in Pages for Mac

Dec 30, 2016 - 12 Comments
Pages

Pages for Mac has gained the ability to use Tabs, allowing for tidy document management within the Pages app when having multiple documents open simultaneously.

How to Hide Pictures in Photos for Mac with Hidden Album

Dec 29, 2016 - 8 Comments
Unhide a photo in Photos for Mac

If you have some picture(s) you’d rather not shown alongside your regular photo album in Photos for Mac, you can hide those photos and then use a special Hidden Photos album to contain the hidden images and browse them separately. These hidden pictures will be self contained and separate from the regular album views, though … Read More

How to Reset Forgotten Restrictions Password on iPhone, iPad

Dec 28, 2016 - 14 Comments
Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone and iPad

Restrictions on iPhone or iPad prevent a user from making many changes to the devices settings and allow the disabling of various iOS features, including some apps, functionalities, to disallow certain content types, and the ability to prevent making in-app purchases or buying from the App Store. Restrictions are very commonly used by parents to … Read More

How to Use 2x Optical Zoom on iPhone 7 Plus Camera

Dec 27, 2016 - 4 Comments
Dual lens optical zoom camera on iPhone

The iPhone 7 Plus includes dual camera lenses, with the secondary lens allowing for 2x optical zoom with a 10x digital zoom modifier. Using the 2x optical zoom feature on iPhone Plus is excellent and easy, but it works slightly different from zooming on a regular iPhone camera, which is accomplished with a pinch gesture.

How to Disable System Haptics on iPhone

Dec 23, 2016 - 16 Comments
Disable System Haptics on iPhone

The new iPhone models offer subtle system haptic feedback when performing various actions in iOS. This physical haptic feedback is performed through the Taptic Engine built into iPhone, and you’ll notice it throughout iOS when activating different features, toggles, buttons, and functions. You’ll find system haptic feedback when opening Notification Center, Contrl Center, toggling UI … Read More

How to Enable Message Effects in iOS with Reduce Motion On

Dec 22, 2016 - 7 Comments
iMesssage effects can be preserved with Reduce Motion enabled

The modern releases of iOS allow you to see and send fun iMessage effects while retaining the Reduce Motion setting to remove the sometimes nauseating zoom effects found elsewhere throughout the iPhone and iPad user interface.

How to Add Fingerprints to Touch ID on Mac

Dec 21, 2016 - 10 Comments
Add new fingerprint to Touch ID on Mac

You can add additional fingerprints to Touch ID equipped Macs, providing the option for more than one fingerprint to unlock the Mac, be used for Apple Pay, and to make purchases from the iTunes and App Store.

How to Block or Hide a News Source in News App on iOS

Dec 20, 2016 - 3 Comments
Apple News

The News app on iPhone and iPad includes a large number of publications, some of which you may be interested in and likely some that you have less interest in reading or maybe even don’t want to see at all. Fortunately it’s really easy to adjust the News app in iOS to block or hide … Read More

Move a PiP Video Player Window Anywhere on Mac

Dec 19, 2016 - 1 Comment
Move the PiP window anywhere on Mac

Many of you may use the excellent Picture-in-Picture mode on the Mac to watch a video or movie while doing something else on the computer. In doing so you have likely noticed that the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) windows snap into one of the four corners of the Mac display. But what if you want to move … Read More

How to Close All Tabs in Safari for iOS

Dec 18, 2016 - 10 Comments
Close all tabs in Safari for iOS

The latest versions of Safari for iOS allows users to easily close all browser tabs that are open, all at once, again. This great Safari feature makes it easier to manage and close out tons of browser tabs on the iPhone and iPad, rather than relying on closing individual tabs in Safari for iOS.

How to Use Tapback Messages on Mac

Dec 16, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Tapback message on Mac

Tapback messages offer an in-line visual icon response to any message, it’s a fun feature on iOS Messages app that is also one of the few message effect features available on the Mac.

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