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Fix Terminal “Operation not permitted” Error in MacOS Mojave

Oct 9, 2018 - 16 Comments
Fix Operation Not Permitted Terminal Error in Mac OS

If you’re a Mac command line user you may have noticed that many frequently used commands entered into the Terminal (or iTerm) result in an “Operation not permitted” error message since updating to MacOS Mojave 10.14 or later. The “Operation not permitted” error in the Terminal can be seen after issuing even simple commands like … Read More

Can You Disable Presidential Alerts on iPhone? Or Mute Them?

Oct 3, 2018 - 21 Comments
Presidential Alert on iPhone

Did your iPhone start playing a loud alarm sound with an Emergency Alert notice or Presidential Alert message on your screen? Then you may have received the test of the “Presidential Alert” from the Emergency Alerts system sent to your phone! Indeed most Americans received an alert on their cell phone (iPhone or Android) that … Read More

How to Update MacOS Mojave System Software with Software Update

Oct 2, 2018 - 8 Comments
How to update system software in MacOS

Want to check for software updates in MacOS Mojave? Perhaps you’re wondering where system software updates went in MacOS Mojave? You may have noticed that the Software Update mechanism is different in MacOS Mojave than in other recent prior Mac OS releases, with system software updates no longer arriving through the Mac App Store ‘Updates’ … Read More

How to Force Reboot iPhone XS Max & iPhone XS

Oct 1, 2018 - 9 Comments
How to force restart iPhone XS Max and iPhone XS

The iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR have new and different methods for force restarting these model iPhones, due to the fact that none of these models have a Home button. Initiating a forced restart on these new iPhone models may be different and slightly more complicated than before, but it’s still easy … Read More

How to Change Gmail Back to Old Versions Appearance

Sep 30, 2018 - 28 Comments
Gmail

If you use Gmail.com as your primary web mail client, you likely have noticed that Gmail has a new redesigned visual interface and appearance that is larger, more spacious, a bigger sidebar, and more bold appearance all around, with a series of new cursor hover detection features as well. Many Gmail users like the change … Read More

How to Download a Full Size MacOS Mojave Installer

Sep 29, 2018 - 23 Comments
How to download the full size MacOS Mojave installer application

Did you go to download macOS Mojave but found an incomplete installer application arrived in your /Applications folder? Some Mac users have discovered that when trying to download macOS Mojave from the Mac App Store, they end up with a very small 22 MB mini-installer that is not the full size 6 GB macOS Mojave … Read More

How to Stop Receiving Beta Updates in MacOS Mojave

Sep 28, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to stop receiving beta MacOS updates

If you are (or were) participating in the beta testing program for MacOS Mojave and have since updated to the final version of Mojave, you may wish to no longer receive beta software updates. By opting out of beta updates in MacOS Mojave, you will be sure that a Mac only receives final stable builds … Read More

How to Fix Blurry Fonts in MacOS Mojave for Non-Retina Displays

Sep 26, 2018 - 15 Comments
How to adjust font smoothing settings in macOS Mojave

Do you think fonts and screen text looks fuzzy, blurry, or excessively thin in macOS Mojave? If so, it may be due to changes in anti-aliasing in Mojave, particularly for users with non-retina displays. If you are running macOS Mojave on a Mac without a retina display, or with an external monitor that does not … Read More

How to Update MacOS Mojave Beta to Final Version

Sep 24, 2018 - 2 Comments
How to update macOS Mojave beta to final version

If you’re running a beta version of MacOS Mojave you certainly will want to update to macOS Mojave final version, but you may have noticed that visiting the Software Update preference panel shows no available update despite the final version of macOS Mojave being available to download now. Does that mean you’re stuck running the … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 12 & Remove iOS 12 from iPhone or iPad

Sep 22, 2018 - 15 Comments
How to downgrade iOS 12 and remove iOS 12 from an iPhone or iPad

If you have downloaded and installed iOS 12 onto your iPhone or iPad and now regret doing so for some reason, perhaps a critical app is not supported or some other major game-stopping problem, then you’ll be relieved to know that you can downgrade iOS 12 back to iOS 11.4.1 for a limited time. By … Read More

How to Leave the iOS 12 Beta Testing Program

Sep 21, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to leave the iOS 12 beta program

If you previously enrolled an iPhone or iPad in the iOS 12 beta testing program, either as a public beta tester or as a developer beta tester, you may now wish to leave the iOS 12 beta program so that you no longer receive future beta system software updates. This also insures that you’ll stay … Read More

iOS 12 Battery Life Bad? Here’s 12 Tips to Help Battery Life in iOS 12

Sep 19, 2018 - 20 Comments
iOS 12 battery life

Do you feel like your battery life has worsened since updating to iOS 12? With every new iOS release comes complaints about battery life, particularly in the early days of the software update being available, and the iOS 12 update is no different with some users reporting rapid battery draining. While reduced battery life on … Read More

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