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How to Disable Siri Suggestions in Spotlight Search on iPhone with iOS 9

Jan 18, 2016 - 4 Comments
Siri Suggestions in Spotlight search of iOS

Siri Suggestions is a feature of modern versions of iOS that recommends contacts, apps, nearby locations, and news, right from the Spotlight search screen. Siri Suggestions aims to be intelligent and learn from user behavior on the iPhone and iPad, offering contacts and apps depending on usage patterns, location, and the time of day, and … Read More

How to Empty Cache in Safari for Mac OS X

Jan 17, 2016 - 1 Comment
Safari icon

Modern versions of the Safari web browser for Mac OS X offer a hidden feature that allows users to clear web caches from the browser without having to dump all other browsing history, cookies, searches, or other website data. This is a really useful feature for web workers and developers who routinely need to clear … Read More

How to Convert Slow Motion Video to Regular Speed Video on iPhone

Jan 15, 2016 - 2 Comments
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Capturing a slow motion video with the iPhone camera is great, and it’s a wonderful effect for many events and scenes you’re recording, unless of course you didn’t mean to record the video in slow motion in the first place. Additionally, sometimes you may have changed your mind after recording a slow motion video and … Read More

How to Delete “Frequently Visited” Sites from Safari on iPhone & iPad

Jan 14, 2016 - 6 Comments
Delete frequently visited sites in Safari for iOS

iOS Safari keeps track of frequently visited webpages, offering quick links to those pages and sites on the initial startup and new tabs in the browser. For the less familiar, the Frequently Visited section is underneath Safari Favorites in iOS, and it updates itself as you browse the web and access particular pages on an … Read More

How to Remove Temporary Items & Bloated /private/var/folders/ in Mac OS X the Safe Way

Jan 13, 2016 - 18 Comments
Huge temporary items folder in Mac OS X shown in /private/var/folders/

Mac OS creates various system level folders of temporary items and caches, which typically remain hidden from the average OS X user. Nonetheless, Mac users using various disk management utilities and apps like OmniDiskSweeper will come across these various temporary item folders in OS X, often at locations like /tmp and /private/var/ and /var/folder. Sometimes … Read More

How to Sideload iOS Apps onto iPhone & iPad from Xcode

Jan 12, 2016 - 8 Comments
How to sideload apps onto iPhone and iPad

Modern versions of iOS and Xcode support something called sideloading, which essentially allows iPhone and iPad users to install apps and software onto their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch directly from Xcode on a Mac, without having to go through the iOS App Store. This ability is quite useful as it allows you to install … Read More

Fix Constant Apple ID Verification Password Pop-Ups on iPhone & iPad

Jan 11, 2016 - 29 Comments
Apple ID password verification pop-up constantly, here's the fix

Some iPhone and iPad users have discovered their devices keep asking them repeatedly for their Apple ID to be verified with a password. If you have this issue, this Apple ID password verification pop-up appears at random but frequently, and you’ll see it appear anytime you reboot the device on the lock screen, and often … Read More

How to Change Distance Units from Miles to KM on Apple Watch Workout

Jan 10, 2016 - 2 Comments
Switch workout from miles to kilometer

For Apple Watch users who track their workouts with the device, you can adjust, switch, or set distance unit measurements per workout, switching from miles to kilometers and vice versa. This can be really helpful if you’re typically measuring distances in miles (or kilometers), but maybe you’re training for an event and want to switch … Read More

Workarounds for Safari Not Opening t.co Short Links from Twitter

Jan 8, 2016 - 9 Comments
Twitter t.co short links not loading in Safari workarounds

Many users have notice that Safari on the Mac (and some on iOS) has trouble opening t.co short links coming from Twitter, both in the Twitter app and for Twitter on the web (by the way, you should follow us there). While not all Mac OS X and iOS users experience this issue, those who … Read More

How to AirPlay Video from QuickTime Player in Mac OS X

Jan 8, 2016 - 5 Comments
AirPlay a video from QuickTime player to an AirPlay receiver from Mac OS X

You can AirPlay a video directly from the QuickTime movie player in Mac OS X with the latest versions. This makes it easy to send a video that’s playing on a Mac to an Apple TV over the wireless AirPlay protocol, similar to how it works to AirPlay videos from iOS. And because AirPlay is … Read More

How to View Emails with Attachments Only in Mail for iOS

Jan 7, 2016 - 5 Comments
Delete Mail quickly in iOS

An optional inbox sorting option is available to Mail users in iOS which allows for quickly viewing only emails that have an included attachment. This offers an easy way of finding specific types of emails with attachments of any kind, without having to use the Search function or browsing through the regular inboxes, and should … Read More

How to Enable the Three Finger Drag Gesture on Mac Trackpads in OS X

Jan 6, 2016 - 19 Comments
Three Finger Drag Gesture on Mac Trackpad

The ability to perform a three-finger drag gesture on Mac and MacBook trackpads allows users to move windows and items on screen with a gesture rather than the usual click and drag, this feature is well liked by many Mac users and has been in OS X for quite some time.

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