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How to Add a Website Shortcut to Dock on Mac

Jul 10, 2016 - 17 Comments
Add a website shortcut to the Dock in Mac OS X

A nice way to quickly visit your favorite website(s) is to add a website shortcut for that site to the Dock on Mac OS X. Once a website shortcut has been added to the Dock, simply clicking on it will both launch the browser and immediately load that site.

How to Set Up CarPlay with iPhone

Jul 9, 2016 - 7 Comments
CarPlay aftermarket unit

CarPlay allows an iPhone to show maps, directions, messages, calls, Siri, and music on a compatible in-dash car display, making it easier and safer to access some iPhone features while you’re in a car. The CarPlay feature is increasingly supported on new model vehicles and there are aftermarket in-dash CarPlay units available as well. Whether … Read More

How to Turn Off the Pop-Up Blocker in Safari for iPhone & iPad

Jul 8, 2016 - 4 Comments
Enable or Disable Safari pop-up blocker in iOS

Most iPhone and iPad users will want to enable the pop-up blocker in Safari for iOS in order to prevent annoying popups and nuisances, but sometimes the built-in Safari pop-up blocker is overly aggressive and wrongfully blocks a popup on a site where pop-up usage is required for the site to work as intended. For … Read More

How to Disable “Search / Copy” Pop-Up in Opera When Selecting Text

Jul 8, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Disable search popup on select text in Opera

The Opera web browser is perhaps best known more recently for having a great free VPN included in the browser, and while it’s generally a good web browser alternative, the latest versions include a rather annoying pop-up feature that shows up any time any text is selected in the app. Fortunately, you can disable the … Read More

Download & Install MacOS Sierra Public Beta Right Now

Jul 7, 2016 - 11 Comments
MacOS Sierra Public Beta

MacOS Sierra Public Beta is now available to download and install for any Mac user interested in testing the upcoming operating system. Remember that beta system software is less stable and notoriously buggy, so this experience is recommended for more advanced users or those with a secondary computer they don’t mind running beta system software … Read More

How to Download & Install iOS 10 Public Beta Now

Jul 7, 2016 - 33 Comments
iOS 10

iOS 10 Public Beta is now available for any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch user to try out and install onto their devices right away. Keeping in mind this is beta system software, the experience is buggy and much less reliable than a typical final release of iOS would be, making the beta testing participation … Read More

How to Reply to Emails from iPhone Mail the Right Way

Jul 6, 2016 - 4 Comments
iOS Mail

Having email in your pocket is one of the many great features of an iPhone, and so properly responding to emails is rather important. This may seem obvious and straight forward, but many newcomers to the iPhone platform have difficulty with email replies, often choosing to reply to the wrong sender, to reply to an … Read More

List User Accounts on Mac from Command Line

Jul 5, 2016 - 3 Comments
Terminal in OS X

Mac administrators may find themselves in a situation where they need to display a list of all user accounts on a particular Mac by way of the command line. We’ll review a few methods for advanced individuals to list all accounts, both user and system, on any Mac with any version of Mac OS X … Read More

How to Take Live Photos with iPhone for Great Action Photos

Jul 4, 2016 - 1 Comment
Take Live Photos with iPhone Camera

Action sequences are notoriously difficult to get a picture of, and that’s where taking photos with Live Photo on iPhone can be particularly great. This is especially true with any activity shots or moving items, whether it’s for sports, people goofing around, or various celebrations. For those with newer iPhone models, using the ability to … Read More

How to Recreate Recovery Partition in Mac OS X

Jul 3, 2016 - 11 Comments
Recreate Recovery Partition on Mac

The Recovery partition in Mac OS X is an important component of a system install in that it allows you to troubleshoot a computer, repair drives, restore from backups, and even reinstall Mac OS if need be. Nonetheless, in some specific situations you may find that a Mac does not have a Recovery partition, usually … Read More

How to Delete Site Specific Cookies in Chrome for Mac

Jul 2, 2016 - 4 Comments
Chrome

If you’re a Chrome web browser user, you may find yourself wanting to delete a specific website cookie (or cookies) from the browser. The benefit to removing a site specific cookie is that you don’t have to clear all web data and caches, you can target a specific cookie as needed to remove and clear. … Read More

How to Use 72 New Emoji Icons Right Now from Unicode 9

Jul 1, 2016 - 5 Comments
New Emoji is probably coming to iOS 10

iOS 10 is probably going to include 72 new emoji characters as part of the Unicode 9.0 standard, but you don’t have to wait for the next generation operating system if you want to start having fun with the new emojis right now.

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