How to Add Fingerprints to Touch ID on Mac

Dec 21, 2016 - 10 Comments

Add new fingerprint to Touch ID on Mac

You can add additional fingerprints to Touch ID equipped Macs, providing the option for more than one fingerprint to unlock the Mac, be used for Apple Pay, and to make purchases from the iTunes and App Store.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 10 Comments

How to Block or Hide a News Source in News App on iOS

Dec 20, 2016 - 3 Comments

Apple News

The News app on iPhone and iPad includes a large number of publications, some of which you may be interested in and likely some that you have less interest in reading or maybe even don’t want to see at all.

Fortunately it’s really easy to adjust the News app in iOS to block or hide a news source, so if you’re tired of seeing stories from a particular outlet or a trashy tabloid source you can hide them and clean up your News app feed a bit.

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

Beta 2 of iOS 10.2.1 and MacOS 10.12.3 Released

Dec 20, 2016 - 1 Comment

MacOS Beta and iOS Beta

Apple has released the second beta versions of MacOS Sierra 10.12.3 and iOS 10.2.1 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 1 Comment

Move a PiP Video Player Window Anywhere on Mac

Dec 19, 2016 - 1 Comment

Move the PiP window anywhere on Mac

Many of you may use the excellent Picture-in-Picture mode on the Mac to watch a video or movie while doing something else on the computer. In doing so you have likely noticed that the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) windows snap into one of the four corners of the Mac display.

But what if you want to move your Picture-in-Picture window somewhere else on the Mac screen?

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 1 Comment

How to Close All Tabs in Safari for iOS

Dec 18, 2016 - 10 Comments

Close all tabs in Safari for iOS

The latest versions of Safari for iOS allows users to easily close all browser tabs that are open, all at once, again. This great Safari feature makes it easier to manage and close out tons of browser tabs on the iPhone and iPad, rather than relying on closing individual tabs in Safari for iOS.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 10 Comments

Need Some Holiday Gift Ideas? Our Gift Guide Can Help!

Dec 17, 2016 - 11 Comments


Need some holiday gift ideas for this season? Read on!

I know, it’s late in the season, but if you’re anything like me, you tend to wait until you’re down to the wire to shop for gifts. That’s OK because Amazon can come to the rescue and will deliver in time, right? So whether you’re shopping for someone for Christmas, Chanukah, Festivus, or all or none of the aforementioned, you’re sure to delight someone (or yourself, there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself!).

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By Paul Horowitz - Fun - 11 Comments

How to Fix Mail Not Showing Attachments in Mac OS Sierra

Dec 17, 2016 - 17 Comments

Mail app icon

Some Mac users have discovered that Mail app has stopped showing attachments after updating to Mac OS Sierra, despite not having manually removed the attachments themselves. Additionally, existing emails with attachments may appear as if the email attachments disappeared entirely.

While having disappearing Mail attachments can be alarming, you can usually resolve this issue with a two-step process.
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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Troubleshooting - 17 Comments

How to Use Tapback Messages on Mac

Dec 16, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Tapback messages on Mac

Tapback messages offer an in-line visual icon response to any message, it’s a fun feature on iOS Messages app that is also one of the few message effect features available on the Mac.

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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 confuse multiple devices synced to the same Mac, for privacy purposes, or any other number of reasons.

This quick guide will show you how to rename an Apple Magic Mouse or Magic Mouse 2 in Mac OS.
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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

You Can Now Download Super Mario Run for iPhone

Dec 15, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Super Mario Run for iPhone

Super Mario Run, the highly anticipated debut Mario game for iOS, is now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users.

The game is designed for playing one handed on a mobile device, as Mario continuously runs, you tap to jump as you collect coins, stomp on Goombas, and navigate the various obstacles on each course. It’s very highly polished and a lot of fun, which is exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo.

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By Paul Horowitz - Games, News - Leave a Comment

How to Set the Default Camera Mode on iPhone

Dec 14, 2016 - 4 Comments

iPhone camera

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 option.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 4 Comments

Beta 1 of MacOS 10.12.3, iOS 10.2.1, tvOS 10.1.1 Available

Dec 14, 2016 - 3 Comments

Apple beta system software

Hot off the heals of releasing the final versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 and iOS 10.2 to Mac and iOS users respectively, Apple has unveiled the first beta versions of MacOS 10.12.3, iOS 10.2.1, and tvOS 10.11.1.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 3 Comments

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