iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max Announced: Pricing & Release Date

Sep 10, 2019 - 3 Comments

iPhone 11 Pro

Apple has announced the all new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The all new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max will replace the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max as the high-end iPhone models, and they include improved performance, better power management, improved battery life, and a better camera system consisting of three individual cameras.

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iPhone 11 Announced: Release Date & Pricing

Sep 10, 2019 - Leave a Comment

iPhone 11

Apple has released the all new iPhone 11.

iPhone 11 includes various new features, performance enhancements, improved battery life and energy use, and offers an improved dual-camera system.

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New iPad 10.2″ Announced as Entry Level Model

Sep 10, 2019 - 2 Comments

New iPad 10.2 inch model

Apple has announced an all new entry-level iPad model.

The new hardware includes a variety of improvements, and perhaps most notably a bigger screen. The new iPad model was announced at the days iPhone launch event, along with new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, and Apple Watch Series 5.

Let’s take a moment to review the new iPad:

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Apple Watch Series 5 Announced

Sep 10, 2019 - 1 Comment

Apple Watch Series 5

Apple has announced the all new Apple Watch Series 5, with an always-on display.

The new Apple Watch was launched today along with a new base level iPad 10.2″ model, along with the new iPhone 11, and iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The Apple Watch Series 5 screen now dims when not in focus, and brightens when the Apple Watch is raised or tapped. Other notable features for Apple Watch Series 5 include the following:

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By Paul Horowitz - Apple Watch, News - 1 Comment

How to Rename Tags on Mac

Sep 9, 2019 - 3 Comments

How to edit and rename tags on the Mac

If you use the Tags feature to tag files and folders on the Mac you may find it helpful to know that you can edit and rename tags to be more descriptive or to better suit your purposes for those tags.

For example, perhaps you want to rename some tags to be used as indicator of priority, so rather than having a tag simply named “Red” or “Blue” you could rename those tags to be “Urgent” and “Low Priority”. Or perhaps you’d like tags named something like “Personal”, “Family”, and “Work”, or to be project specific, or anything of that sort. Renaming tags on the Mac is easy, as you’ll see.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

How to Stream Spotify from iPhone to Sonos Speaker

Sep 8, 2019 - Leave a Comment

How to stream Spotify from iPhone to Sonos

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user with a Spotify account and you happen to be visiting another location with Sonos Speakers, you might be interested in outputting the sound output from the iOS device to the Sonos speaker system. Usually Sonos speakers rely on the dedicated Sonos app to interface with, but that’s not always necessary, and if you have an iPhone or iPad and you’re a guest at a location with a configured Sonos speaker, you can typically export Spotify audio to the Sonos speaker without needing to login to anything or download the Sonos app at all. Essentially this lets you use Spotify with AirPlay outputting sound directly to a Sonos speaker as a guest.

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How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac

Sep 7, 2019 - Leave a Comment

FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the computer restarts or on system startup.

Sometimes this happens because of saved states and the user left FaceTime open before rebooting the Mac, but other times it appears to be a bug or issue with the FaceTime plist file and in those situations removing that preference file can often remedy the issue.

Additionally, some FaceTime features make the app open automatically when an inbound FaceTime call is being received on the Mac, and that can be addressed too.

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How to View Wi-Fi Networks Signal Strength on iPhone or iPad

Sep 6, 2019 - 3 Comments

Check Wi-Fi signal strength on iPhone or iPad

Want to see a wireless networks wi-fi signal strength from an iPhone or iPad? That’s easy enough, and you have two quick and simple ways to view the wi-fi signal strength of a currently active wireless network right from iOS, and you can even see the signal strength of other nearby networks too.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

How to Delete & Disable Significant Locations Data on Mac

Sep 5, 2019 - 2 Comments

How to disable and clear Significant Locations on Mac

Want to clear and disable Significant Locations data stored on your Mac? For some quick background, your Mac will attempt to determine what locations are significant to you in order to provide you with location related information for Maps, Photos, Calendars, and with other apps too. These stored places are referred to as “Significant Locations” and can be very helpful for traffic and directions predictions, along with other location related assistance.

Some Mac users may prefer to disable the Significant Locations feature and clear any existing Significant Locations data from the Mac, and this tutorial will show you how to do that.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Security, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

Beta 2 of iOS 13.1 & iPadOS 13.1 Released for Testing

Sep 4, 2019 - Leave a Comment

Public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Apple has released iOS 13.1 beta 2 and iPadOS 13.1 beta 2 for users enrolled in the developer beta testing program.

A matching public beta build is also available for users who are participating in the public beta programs.

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iPad Pro Touch Screen Unresponsive Randomly? Try These Tips to Fix It

Sep 3, 2019 - 3 Comments

How to fix Unresponsive iPad Pro touch screen issues

Some iPad Pro users report the touch screen is unresponsive at random. This can mean sometimes iPad Pro is not responding to any touch at all, or sometimes it may intermittently ignore touches or swipes or gestures, or the screen may appear to stutter or freeze after a touch, or even drop deliberate touches like typing letters on the onscreen touch keyboard of iPad Pro.

If you are experiencing random unresponsive touch screen issues with iPad Pro, try the tips below to see if they can help to improve or resolve the problem for you.

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How to Rotate Images in MacOS from Finder the Fast Way

Sep 2, 2019 - 6 Comments

How to rotate images in Finder of Mac OS quickly

The latest versions of MacOS include an handy feature that allows you to quickly rotate images directly from the Finder, without having to open any other application like Preview or Photos. This image rotate capability comes as a Finder Quick Action and it can be accessed anytime from the Column view, Icon View, or List views in the Mac Finder.

This article will show you how to quickly rotate images on the Mac directly from the Finder.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 6 Comments

12 Gorgeous Abstract Acrylic Paint Wallpapers

Sep 1, 2019 - 1 Comment

Abstract acrylic paint wallpapers

Looking for some new wallpaper for your devices? If you like abstract wallpapers, then these gorgeous acrylic paint abstractions created by Pawel CzerwiƄski and shared on Unsplash are sure to please.

The wallpaper images are available at 6000 x 4000 resolution, making them perfect for nearly any size display. Whether you want to use these on a Mac, iPad, iPhone, Windows PC, Android, or anything else, the high res images will look great.

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By Paul Horowitz - Customize - 1 Comment

How to Invert Images with Pixelmator on Mac

Aug 31, 2019 - Leave a Comment

How to invert image colors in Pixelmator on Mac

Want to invert an images color in Pixelmator for Mac? Inverting a picture does exactly what it sounds like, it takes an image and inverts the colors so that each color is its opposite.

There are two ways you can invert images in Pixelmator on the Mac, one using a keystroke combination and the other using the image effects panel.

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How to Disable Location Based Apple Ads on Mac

Aug 30, 2019 - 3 Comments

How to disable Location usage for Apple Ads on Mac

If you want to disable location based Apple ads showing on the Mac in various Apple apps and products, you can do so with a settings adjustment.

In situations like these, location data is typically used to make ads more relevant to you and your location, but some people may prefer to not have location data shared for privacy purposes. We’ll show you how to turn off location usage for Apple advertisements on MacOS.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

September 10 Event Scheduled by Apple, New iPhones Expected

Aug 29, 2019 - Leave a Comment

Apple September 2019 iPhone invitation

Apple has sent out media invitations to an event scheduled for September 10.

Historically these September events have been when the company launches new iPhone models, and it’s widely assumed that will be what is on offer at this years event too.

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MacOS Catalina Dev Beta 7 Released for Testing

Aug 28, 2019 - Leave a Comment

MacOS Catalina beta

Apple has released MacOS Catalina beta 7 to users enrolled in the developer beta testing program. The accompanying public beta will likely arrive soon after.

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iOS 13.1 Public Beta 1 Released

Aug 28, 2019 - Leave a Comment

iOS 13 Beta and iPadOS Beta

Apple has released the first public beta of iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1, matching the iPadOS 13.1 and iOS 13.1 beta 1 build released the day prior.

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