How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

Nov 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

You likely already know that you can host Zoom meetings and join them from your Mac, but did you know you can also screen share? Whether video conferencing for work, personal, family, or any other reason, you may be interested in checking out Zoom’s screen sharing functionality.

As the name would imply, this feature lets you share whatever is on your Mac screen with other participants in the Zoom meeting.

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How to Fix Slow Lagging Keyboard on iOS 14

Nov 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Fix Slow Lagging Keyboard on iOS 14

Is the on-screen keyboard on your iPhone slow since updating to iOS 14? Though it’s not super common, some users who’re running iOS 14 on their iPhones have reported that they’re unable to type as fast on the keyboard because of how laggy the keystrokes are.

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How to Send & Read Messages on Apple Watch

Nov 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Apple Watches with Messages icons

The Apple Watch is so much more than something strapped to your wrist that can also tell the time. It’s a miniature computer and that fact is driven home further with every new hardware and software revision. But one feature that has been there since day one is the ability to send and receive iMessages directly from Apple Watch, without needing to pick up an iPhone to do it. If you’re not talking into your wrist to send messages, you’re really missing out.

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How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

Nov 28, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

Want to host a Zoom meeting yourself, right from your Mac? How about joining a Zoom meeting? If you’ve been using video calling services to work from home, collaborate with colleagues, or stay in touch with your loved ones during this quarantine period, you’ve probably heard of Zoom already, and you might be interested in trying out hosting meetings yourself, or perhaps you’re just curious how to join an existing Zoom meeting in the first place.

If you’re already familiar with the process of joining and hosting Zoom meetings on iPhone and iPad, you’ll find the structure for the Mac is quite similar. If you’re looking to checkout Zoom on the Mac, read on to learn how to host meetings, and to join them too.

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How to Quickly Turn On Low Power Mode on iPhone via Control Center

Nov 28, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Quickly turn on Low Power Mode on iPhone

Low Power Mode is a great feature on iPhone that can dramatically extend battery life of the device, with a few minor trade-offs. While many users are aware that they can enable the feature through Settings, or even with a Siri command, there’s another super fast way available to turn on Lower Power Mode, and to turn it off again too.

If you’re looking for the quickest way to toggle Low Power Mode on or off on iPhone, this Control Center method is the approach to go.

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Shop Black Friday Deals on Amazon

Nov 27, 2020 - 2 Comments


 Black Friday Amazon deals

If you’re shopping this Black Friday for gifts, perhaps for loved ones or even to treat yourself, consider checking out the Amazon Black Friday deals.

Some of the best deals on Amazon for Black Friday are broken into categories, but there are some particularly great deals on some popular Apple products, like the AirPods:

As is often the case with online Black Friday sales, prices can change quickly, so if you find a deal you’re interested in jump on it while you can.

It’s Black Friday and that’ll transition to Cyber Monday, so there are a ton of things on sale at Amazon of all variety. And as an added bonus, if you make any purchases through the links to Amazon here from here, you will help to support this site by way of the Amazon affiliate program, which gives us a small commission on the sale of goods with no cost to you, and those funds go directly to help support the existence of this website. That’s kind of nice, right?

Shop on!

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How to Block & Unblock Someone on Instagram

Nov 27, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Block & Unblock Someone on Instagram

Tired of being bothered by someone on Instagram? If you’re being harassed over the internet by one or more people, well, the block function of Instagram is there to help. Within a matter of seconds, you can block someone on Instagram, and never see them again on the service, whether it’s their comments, posts, pictures, stories, or anything else they put onto the platform. And of course, you can unblock users as well, so if someone was just temporarily getting on your nerves you can give them a reprieve if you feel so inclined.

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How to Enable Facebook Dark Mode on iPhone

Nov 26, 2020 - 2 Comments

How to Enable Facebook Dark Mode on iPhone

Are you a fan of Dark Mode on iPhone and you would like a dark theme for Facebook too? If you’ve been waiting for Facebook app to introduce dark mode, you’ll be pleased to know the wait is over and Facebook has rolled out Dark Mode to its users globally.

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By Hamlin Rozario - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

How to Add Podcasts to Apple Watch

Nov 26, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Add Podcasts to Apple Watch

Did you know that you can store podcasts on your Apple Watch and listen to them when it’s not connected to your iPhone? This is a feature that can come in handy if you often leave your iphone at home when you go out for a jog, do chores, or anything else really.

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How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone

Nov 25, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone & iPad

Do you often listen to music while you’re driving? You’re not alone. Well, if you use Google Maps for navigation, you’re in for a treat, as you can now control your music without having to switch between apps on iPhone.

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How to Hide the Hidden Photos Album on iPhone & iPad

Nov 24, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Hide the Hidden Photos Album on iPhone & iPad

Do you use the Hidden photos album feature on your iPhone or iPad to hide photos you don’t want others to see? In that case, you’ll be excited to know that you can finally hide the “Hidden” album, preventing it from being visible within the Photos app.

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How to Use FaceTime Effects on iPhone & iPad Video Chats

Nov 24, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Use FaceTime Effects on iPhone & iPad Video Chats

Do you use FaceTime to video call your friends, family, colleagues, and relatives from your iPhone or iPad? If so, you can make your video chats more engaging and fun with the various FaceTime effects that Apple has to offer.

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How to Fix macOS Big Sur Wi-Fi Problems

Nov 23, 2020 - 7 Comments

How to Fix macOS Big Sur Wi-Fi Problems

Are you having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi networks on your Mac after updating it to macOS Big Sur recently? Although connecting to Wi-Fi networks on a Mac is a fairly straightforward procedure for the most part, some users have reported issues with getting the internet to work over Wi-Fi after installing macOS Big Sur.

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How to Delete All Photos from iMessage Threads on iPhone & iPad

Nov 23, 2020 - 1 Comment

How to Delete All Photos from Messages Threads on iPhone & iPad

Data, photos, and videos within the Messages app could take a chunk of your iPhone or iPad storage space, especially if you send and receive a lot of media over iMessage. One solution to this is to delete all photos from Messages threads when your device is running low on storage.

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How to Transfer Music from Windows PC to iPhone

Nov 22, 2020 - Leave a Comment

How to Transfer Music from Windows PC to iPhone

Have music on your Windows PC that you want to listen to on iPhone? Not everyone is an Apple Music subscriber or uses iCloud Music Library for managing their music. If you’re the kind of person who prefers to manually manage your song library, you’ll want to use iTunes to transfer music from your Windows PC to your iPhone.

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How to Turn off & Delete Google Location History on iPhone & iPad

Nov 21, 2020 - 3 Comments

How to Delete Google Location History on iPhone

Do you use Google Maps on your iPhone or iPad? If so, depending on your settings you may find that Google uses Location History to keep a track of all the locations you’ve visited over time. This data is then used to provide personalized recommendations that are specific to your location across Google services.

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How to Start Mac in Recovery Mode (Intel)

Nov 20, 2020 - 1 Comment

How to start a Mac in Recovery mode

Rarely you may need to boot a Mac into Recovery Mode. Starting up Mac OS into Recovery Mode allows for various important troubleshooting and recovery features, including the ability to reinstall MacOS, repair a hard drive with Disk Utility, erase a boot disk, restore a Mac from a Time Machine backup, adjusting and setting Firmware passwords, as well as some other more advanced functionalities.

This article will explain how to start a Mac in Recovery mode, and detail the options available once a Mac is booted into Recovery.

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How to Copy Ringtone to iPhone from MacOS Big Sur & Catalina with Finder

Nov 20, 2020 - 5 Comments

How to copy ringtone to iPhone from macOS Finder

For Mac users trying to copy ringtones to their iPhone using a modern macOS release like Big Sur or Catalina, you’ll find it’s quite simple to do so, and a return to old habits.

Basically, all you need to do is drag and drop the ringtone file from the Mac file system to the iPhone, just like how iTunes used to work too. Of course that changed with later iTunes versions, and for Mojave and High Sierra users with iTunes they often find they can’t drag a ringtone to iPhone within iTunes, instead that process requires a copy and paste method.

But again, it’s as easy as drag and drop in macOS Big Sur and MacOS Catalina, but let’s cover exactly how this is done.

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