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 - 1 Comment

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

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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 - Leave a 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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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

How to Check Privacy Data for Apps on iPhone, iPad, Mac, & PC

Nov 27, 2021 - 3 Comments

How to Check Privacy Data for Apps

Have you ever wanted to check the kind of personal data that’s collected by a particular app during usage? Specifically, the data that’s used to track you or link to your identity? Apple makes it easy and straightforward for its users, putting people’s privacy at the forefront.

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By Hamlin Rozario - iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

How to Set Chrome as Default Web Browser on Mac

Nov 27, 2021 - Leave a Comment

Set Chrome as the Default Web Browser on Mac

If you prefer to use Chrome as your web browser, you might want to set the default browser on the Mac to be Google Chrome. And if you use Google Chrome Canary, you can set that as the default browser too.

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How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod

Nov 26, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod

Do you want to prevent your HomePod or HomePod Mini from playing back songs that are marked as explicit? This may be necessary if you have kids in your house, so some parents might prefer to turn this parental control feature on, and it’s simple to do.

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Shop Amazon Black Friday Deals

Nov 26, 2021 - 2 Comments


 Black Friday Amazon deals

Shopping around for gifts this Black Friday? Or maybe you’re shopping for yourself? IF so, don’t miss checking out the Amazon Black Friday sale deals, which are loaded to the gills with discounts on all sorts of things.

Prices for Black Friday deals change quickly, so if you are interested in something, you’ll want to move quickly.

And of course, Black Friday shopping deals inevitably transition to Cyber Monday, and many but not all of the Amazon sales will continue to then as well. By the way, by shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you can help to support to this site, thanks to the Amazon affiliate program which offers a small payment that goes directly to supporting this site.

Happy shopping, and find some deals!

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How to Stop Emails from Loading Remote Images in Mail for iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Nov 25, 2021 - 6 Comments

How to Stop Loading Remote Images in Emails on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Sometimes emails include formatting and images to make an email look better or more presentable, like an email newsletter. But did you know that some of those remotely loaded images can also serve as trackers that let the sender know the email was opened? If you were not aware of this, you’re certainly not alone. But, no worries, as we’ll help you prevent this in the future.

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By Hamlin Rozario - iPad, iPhone, Mac OS, Tips & Tricks - 6 Comments

How to Create a Memoji on Apple Watch

Nov 24, 2021 - 3 Comments

How to Create a Memoji on Apple Watch

Did you know that you can now create Memojis right from your wrist with the help of your Apple Watch? Indeed, you can now create, edit, and delete Memojis without using your paired iPhone out of the pocket, you can do it all right from Apple Watch.

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How to Add Music to Apple Watch

Nov 23, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Add Music to Apple Watch

Did you know you can add music to your Apple Watch, storing the music locally for listening even if the Watch is not connected to your nearby iPhone? This is a useful feature if you often leave your phone sitting aside whether at home while doing chores, or perhaps when you’re out for a jog or walk, but still wear your Apple Watch.

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