The third beta versions of iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 are now available to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Both public beta and developer beta versions are available.
Separately, new beta builds of watchOS 7.2 and tvOS 14.3 are also available for users testing beta system software on their Apple Watch and Apple TV.
Do you want to stop your Apple Watch from automatically installing watchOS updates? Perhaps you don’t want to update to the latest version right away, or you just want to save your valuable internet data, or install the latest watchOS updates at your own pace? Regardless, it’s easy to disable automatic updates for your Apple Watch.
Are you facing issues after updating your Mac to macOS Big Sur? Maybe you’re experiencing a problem with something in macOS Big Sur like wi-fi, slow and sluggish performance, battery draining, or perhaps you can’t even get the update to begin in the first place. If you’re experiencing issues with the latest macOS 11 release, you’re not alone, as some Mac users have been facing a variety of problems with macOS Big Sur.
Before you get too concerned though, we’re here to help. This article will work through some common issues and resolutions to attempt to fix and troubleshoot various problems encountered with macOS Big Sur.
Do you want to stop receiving updates for beta versions of macOS Big Sur from Apple? If you’d rather stay on a stable final release build, you can easily unenroll your Mac from the developer and public beta programs in a pretty straightforward manner.
Have a voice memo that you’d like to convert to a ringtone for iPhone? If you want to create your own custom ringtones for incoming texts and phone calls, you can turn to Garageband. But beyond setting songs as ringtones or making your own from scratch, you can also use Garageband to turn voice recordings into a ringtone, right from your iPhone, and no computer is required.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
- AirPods with charging case for $109.99
- AirPods Pro with charging case for $149.99
- See all other Apple deals at Amazon
- Deals on Amazon Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, Alexa, Echo, etc
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?
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.
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.
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.