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How to Rename Apple Magic Mouse in Mac OS

Dec 15, 2016 - 2 Comments
How to rename a Magic Mouse on Mac

By default Mac OS will name a Bluetooth device like an Apple Magic Mouse as “Name’s Magic Mouse”, which makes it easy to identify. Some Mac users may wish to change that and assign a different name to their Magic Mouse or to rename the Magic Mouse however, perhaps to resolve a conflict, to not … Read More

How to Set the Default Camera Mode on iPhone

Dec 14, 2016 - 4 Comments
Set default camera mode with preserve camera setting in iOS

The iPhone Camera defaults to opening to Photo so that you can take pictures with the iPhone camera quickly. A new feature available in iOS lets you set the default camera mode to another option however, meaning you can default to opening the camera to Video, Square, Slow-Motion, Time-Lapse, Portrait, Panorama, or the standard Photo … Read More

How to See Battery Time Remaining on MacOS Sierra 10.12.2

Dec 13, 2016 - 34 Comments
How to check battery life in time remaining under MacOS

Apple has removed the battery time indicator from MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, meaning if you install the update on a MacBook Pro, MacBook, or MacBook Air, you will no longer get a battery life remaining estimate from the battery menu. Given that Mac laptops are inherently mobile and battery dependent, many users like to have a … Read More

How to Show to ~/Library Folder in MacOS Sierra

Dec 12, 2016 - 21 Comments
The user Library folder in MacOS

The User Library folder is hidden by default in MacOS Sierra, but some advanced users may wish to show and access the ~/Library/ folder, which contains preference files, caches, and application support data. We’ll show you how to access the User Library folder quickly, as well as how to set MacOS Sierra Finder to always … Read More

How to Add Music to Snapchat Videos

Dec 11, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Snapchat

Have you ever wanted to add music to your Snapchat videos? If you’re a heavy Snapchat user, then of course you have wanted to put a song to play in the background of a video. Adding music to your Snaps offers a great way to further add personality to your Snapchat stories and videos. We’ll … Read More

Mac White Screen? How to Fix a White Screen on Boot

Dec 10, 2016 - 18 Comments
Resetting a macOS Sierra password

Rarely, a Mac may fail to boot and get stuck on a white screen, otherwise failing to turn on as expected. While a Mac may get stuck on a white screen at random, users will usually discover the problem after updating system software, where the Mac starts up but quickly halts on an all white … Read More

How to Use Tapback in Messages on iPhone & iPad

Dec 9, 2016 - 6 Comments
Use Tapback Messages in iOS

Modern versions of iOS have all sorts of fun new Messages app features, including the “Tapback” function which allows you to insert an inline response as a visual icon to any message with a quick action.

How to Delete Saved Handwritten Messages from iOS Messages

Dec 8, 2016 - Leave a Comment
Delete handwritten messages in iOS Messages

The Handwritten Messages feature in iOS is fun and can be used to scribble a note or draw a quick little sketch, but after you have sent a handwritten messages from an iPhone or iPad you’ll find the sketch is saved within a little panel at the bottom of the handwritten messages screen. If you’d … Read More

How to View Song Lyrics in iTunes

Dec 8, 2016 - 13 Comments
View song lyrics in iTunes

If you have ever wanted to view song lyrics in iTunes, you’ll be pleased to know there are new means of achieving that feat in the latest versions of the iTunes app for Mac OS and Windows. So, fire up iTunes, start playing your favorite song, and see the lyrics alongside!

How to Use Safari Split View on iPad for Side-by-Side Web Browsing

Dec 7, 2016 - 12 Comments
iPad Safari split view

You can view Safari tabs side-by-side on the iPad, allowing you to view two webpages at the same time on the same screen. This is a great power user feature and is similar to the general Split View ability for iPad which allows you to view two apps alongside one another, except it’s specific to … Read More

Window Snapping on Mac: How to Use It

Dec 6, 2016 - 13 Comments
Use Window Snapping on Mac OS

Mac users now have a window snapping feature built directly into Mac OS, which allows users to easily snap windows to aspects of the screen or against one another. This offers a nice way to quickly and precisely align windows, and it’s more or less the Mac equivalent feature of window snapping from the Microsoft … Read More

How to Show Most Recent Message on Top of Mail Threads in iOS Mail

Dec 5, 2016 - 3 Comments
iOS Mail threading show recent messages on top

The Mail app in modern versions of iOS adjusted mail threading behavior, so that the oldest message in an email thread appears at the very top of an email message. This chronological ordering means you have to scroll down within the email thread to see the most recent email messages received on an iPhone or … Read More

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