RC of iOS 15.2, iPadOS 15.2, macOS Monterey 12.1 Released for Testing

Dec 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment

iOS 15, iPadOS 15, MacOS Monterey public betas

Apple has issued RC (Release Candidate) builds for iOS 15.2, iPadOS 15.2, and macOS Monterey 12.1 to users participating in the beta testing programs for Apple system software.

The RC build indicator typically suggests the beta testing period has finished, and suggest a final version for the general public is due in the near future, possibly this week or next.

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How to Adjust Portrait Mode Blur in Photos on iPhone & iPad

Dec 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Adjust Portrait Mode Blur in Photos on iPhone & iPad

Do you take a lot of Portrait mode shots using your iPhone or iPad? If so, you may be interested in manually adjusting the level of background blur or bokeh effect according to your liking. Apple allows you to do it during post-processing and it’s actually pretty easy to learn.

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Decide What Browser to Open Links with Browsersaurus for Mac

Dec 6, 2021 - 2 Comments

Determine which web browser to open link in with Browsersaurus

If you juggle multiple web browsers for development, work or research, you know that sometimes you don’t always want to open a link in the default web browser.

This is where Browsersaurus comes into play; it sets itself as the new default web browser, and then when a link is clicked from a non-browser app, you will see a menu showing available web browsers to open the link in.

For example, maybe you’re clicking a link from Messages, Slack, Notes, or Tweetdeck, and rather than open that URL in Safari, you’d like to open it in Chrome or Firefox. With Browsersaurus, you have that choice.

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How to Use iCloud Passwords on Windows PC

Dec 6, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Use iCloud Passwords on Windows PC

Most iPhone, iPad, and Mac users rely on the built-in iCloud Keychain feature to securely store and manage their passwords, but if you also have a Windows PC you may be interested to know that you can seamlessly use iCloud Keychain passwords from a Windows computer too.

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How to Sync Safari Bookmarks with Google Chrome

Dec 5, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Sync Safari Bookmarks with Google Chrome

Many people who own iPhones and iPads also use Windows computers, and if you’re one of them, chances are you use both Safari on iOS/iPadOS and Chrome on Windows. Fortunately, you can easily sync your bookmarks between both these browsers, thanks to a browser extension.

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How to Install iCloud Passwords Extension on Microsoft Edge

Dec 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Install iCloud Passwords Extension on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge users can install the iCloud Passwords Extension into their browser, thanks to the release of the Google Chrome extension that allows you to use all your passwords that are stored in iCloud. This is possible because both browsers are using the same Chromium base, so with a slight workaround you can use to get the iCloud Password extension working on Edge too.

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“Your system has run out of application memory” Mac Error

Dec 3, 2021 - 9 Comments

Your system has run out of application memory Mac error message

“Your system as run out of application memory” is an error message encountered by some Mac users, often seemingly out of nowhere. The message appears alongside an option to force quit applications, which if an app consuming a large amount of resources is force quit, may temporarily render the Mac usable again.

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Beta 4 of iOS 15.2 & iPadOS 15.2 Released for Testing

Dec 3, 2021 - Leave a Comment

iOS 15, iPadOS 15, MacOS Monterey public betas

Apple has released the fourth beta versions of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 for users enrolled in the beta testing programs for iPhone and iPad system software.

The iOS and iPadOS betas arrive a day after macOS Monterey 12.1 beta 4, which is also available for Mac beta testers.

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How to Disable Chrome Notifications for Sites

Dec 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment

Website pestering to send notifications to Chrome

Many websites ask to send you notifications when you visit them, this comes in the form of an obnoxious pop-up request in the upper left corner of the Chrome web browser that interferes with your web browsing.

If you use Chrome as your default web browser on Mac or PC and are tired of playing another new game of ‘kill the pop-ups’ you may wish to change the notifications request behavior for Chrome, or completely disable it to block all notification requests.

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Beep Sound When Pressing Mute on iPhone Call? The iPhone Mute Sound Explained

Dec 2, 2021 - 5 Comments

Mute and unmute sound effect on iPhone

Many iPhone users have discovered their iPhone is now making a beeping chime sound effect whenever they press the mute or unmute button while on a call.

What is the beep sound when pressing “mute” during a call? Is there a way to disable the mute and unmute sound on iPhone? The answers to these questions and more may surprise you.

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Beta 4 of MacOS Monterey 12.1 Available for Testing

Dec 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment

MacOS Monterey Beta

Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Monterey 12.1 to users involved in the beta testing program for Macintosh system software.

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How to Mute & Unmute in Zoom on iPhone & iPad

Dec 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment

Zoom icon

Ever wondered how you could mute and unmute an entire Zoom meeting, not only yourself? Want to know how to mute and unmute just yourself and your own microphone in Zoom?

If you use Zoom with an iPhone, iPad, or Android, then you’ll find that knowing how to mute and unmute yourself, as well as the entire Zoom conference, are important starting points to mastering your engagement with the Zoom client.

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How to Set Up Contact Groups for iPhone

Dec 1, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Set Up Contact Groups for iPhone

Have you ever wanted to create contact groups on your iPhone to sort out the people in your list? While this is not possible natively for some reason, you can use iCloud’s web client to make contact groups for your iPhone.

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By Hamlin Rozario - iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 1 Comment

Installing MacOS Monterey on Unsupported Macs

Nov 30, 2021 - 2 Comments

install macOS Monterey on unsupported Mac

Some advanced Mac users may be interested in running macOS Monterey on an unsupported Mac. Much as it sounds, this means that you’d install and run macOS on a Mac that is older than what is officially supported by macOS Monterey, and not on the compatible Macs list.

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How to Set Default Music App on iPhone & iPad

Nov 30, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Set Default Music App on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wished to use a different music app other than Apple Music for your Siri song requests? In that case, you’re in for a treat because you can now set the default music app that’ll be preferred by your iPhone and iPad for music searches. It’s actually very simple to set up.

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By Hamlin Rozario - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 1 Comment

How to Enable Bold Text on Apple Watch

Nov 29, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Enable Bold Text on Apple Watch

Ever wished the text on Apple Watch was easier to read? You can increase legibility while looking at your Apple Watch by enabling bold text on your Apple Watch.

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How to Uninstall Oh My Zsh on Mac

Nov 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment

how to uninstall oh my zsh on Mac

If you had previously installed Oh My Zsh on a Mac and now have decided you no longer want it on the computer, you can remove and uninstall Oh My Zsh with a very simple command string.

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How to Set Memoji as Watch Face on Apple Watch

Nov 28, 2021 - 2 Comments

How to Set Memoji as Watch Face on Apple Watch

Did you make a great Memoji from Apple Watch and you want to show it off? Apple Watch users may be excited to know that you can now set your favorite Memoji as your watch face.

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By Hamlin Rozario - Apple Watch, Tips & Tricks - 2 Comments

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