How to Reset MacOS Password in MacOS Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave

Apr 21, 2021 - 2 Comments

How to Reset MacOS Password in MacOS Catalina, Big Sur, Mojave

Did you forget or lose the password for your Mac’s user account? Thankfully, macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave make it easy to reset this password, and you can do it in a matter of seconds regardless of what Mac you own, with the help of your Apple ID.

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RC of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS Big Sur 11.3 Released for Testing

Apr 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment

RC versions of beta system software

Apple has released the first RC (Release Candidate) build of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, and macOS Big Sur 11.3 to users enrolled in the beta system software testing programs.

RC builds typically indicate the final public version is just around the corner, though there are sometimes multiple RC builds released as well.

Apple announced at their April 20 event that iOS 14.5 would be available to the public next week.

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Apple Releases New iMac, iPad Pro, AirTags, & More

Apr 20, 2021 - 1 Comment

What was released at the Apple Event 4-20-2021

Apple has released a handful of new and updated products today, including a redesigned M1 iMac in a variety of pastel colors, an updated iPad Pro, AirTags trackers, and an updated Apple TV 4K. Additionally, iPhone Mini will be available in a new purple color.

Separately, RC versions of beta system software have been made available for developers and beta testers.

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How to Check watchOS version on Apple Watch

Apr 20, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Check watchOS version on Apple Watch

If you don’t regularly update your Apple Watch to the latest software version, and you previously turned off automatic Apple Watch updates, then chances are decent that you’re on a firmware that’s a few weeks or months old. In that case, you may be curious to know what watchOS version your Apple Watch is currently running.

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How to Block Location Access for Websites on iPhone & iPad

Apr 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Block Location Access for Websites on iPhone & iPad

Tired of a particular website asking to access your location when you visit it from iPhone or iPad? As you may have noticed, some websites throw up a pop-up message requesting location access, and while sometimes this is necessary for the site to function (say, a maps or delivery service), others are most certainly not. If you’d like to, you can completely block location access with the help of Safari in iOS and iPadOS.

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How to Customize Control Center on MacOS

Apr 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Customize Control Center on MacOS

Are you loving using the Control Center for Mac? Want to love it even more? You can make it even more useful for your particular needs by customizing Mac Control Center for features that you regularly use.

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How to Remove a Section of Video on iPhone & iPad with iMovie

Apr 19, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Remove a Middle Section of Video on iPhone & iPad with iMovie

Do you want to remove an unwanted section of video you captured on an iPhone or iPad? With the iMovie app that’s freely available for iOS and iPadOS devices, cutting out sections of videos is a fairly simple and straightforward procedure.

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How to Charge Apple Pencil

Apr 18, 2021 - Leave a Comment

iPad with Apple Pencil

The Apple Pencil is a fantastic accessory to iPad, but if you’re new to ownership you may not be entirely sure how to charge the Apple Pencil.

Charging Apple Pencil is easy, though how it is charged depends on which model / generation of Apple Pencil you own. Not to worry, they’re simple to differentiate and to charge regardless.

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How to Share Trip Progress with Google Maps on iPhone

Apr 18, 2021 - 2 Comments

How to Share Trip Progress with Google Maps on iPhone

Going on a road trip or looking to meet up with your friends? If you use Google Maps as your go-to navigation app, you will be able to share your trip progress with any of your contacts right from your iPhone, similar to how you can with Apple Maps.

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

How to Chat with Apple Support on iPhone & iPad

Apr 17, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Chat with Apple Support on iPhone

If you’re unable to resolve any issue that you’re facing with an Apple device or service, you can always get in touch with an Apple Support agent for further assistance. Moreover, you can do this right from your iPhone or iPad.

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How to Use Control Center on MacOS

Apr 16, 2021 - 4 Comments

How to Use Control Center on MacOS

Control Center on the Mac is easy to use and quite convenient, offering quick access to toggles for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirDrop, Do Not Disturb, audio levels, keyboard brightness, and more.

If you’ve used the Control Center on your iPhone and iPad, you’ll know how useful it is for quickly enabling or disabling certain features, and so you’ll certainly be happy that Control Center for Mac is available to use.

Unfamiliar with how Control Center for Mac works? Read along and you’ll learn to use the handy feature in no time.

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By Hamlin Rozario - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 4 Comments

How to Open & Extract RAR Files on iPhone & iPad

Apr 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment

How to Extract RAR Files on iPhone & iPad

Have a RAR file you need to open on iPhone or iPad? Did you receive a RAR file from one of your colleagues via email or any messaging platform? If you tried viewing it, you may have noticed that you’re unable to uncompress the file using the native Files app. Fortunately, there are other ways to view the contents of a RAR file on your iPhone.

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How to Translate Webpages in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Apr 15, 2021 - 3 Comments

How to Translate Webpages in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Did you know you can translate webpages in Safari on iPhone and iPad? If you’re on a foreign language website, you can easily translate it into English using a fantastic language webpage translation feature built into Safari for iOS and iPadOS. And yes, this feature also exists in Safari for Mac, in case you were wondering.

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

iPhone / iPad Screen Not Rotating? Here’s How to Fix Stuck Screen Rotation

Apr 15, 2021 - 1 Comment

iPhone / iPad Screen Not Rotating? Here’s How to Fix Stuck Screen Rotation

Is your iPhone or iPad’s screen stuck in landscape or portrait mode while using a particular app? Or perhaps, you’re unable to switch between the orientations no matter what you do on your device? This issue is not exactly uncommon, but it’s frustrating, and fortunately, it’s very minor and pretty easy to fix.

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How to Change Safari Background Image in MacOS

Apr 14, 2021 - 5 Comments

How to Change Safari Background Image in MacOS Big Sur

Beyond customizing the Safari start page for things like Favorites, Reading List, and Frequently Visited, you can also change the background image used by Safari in modern macOS versions. This allows you to use any picture you want as the default background image in Safari, offering a neat way to customize the Safari web experience on Mac.
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By Hamlin Rozario - Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks - 5 Comments

How to Use Twitter Fleets on iPhone & iPad

Apr 14, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Use Twitter Fleets on iPhone

Do you use Twitter as your primary social networking platform? If so, you might be excited to try out Twitter Fleets, a feature that was recently introduced to compete with the Stories feature that’s available on Instagram and Snapchat. (And don’t forget to follow @osxdaily on Twitter too, of course!)

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

How to Use Apple Watch to Track Sleep

Apr 14, 2021 - 1 Comment

How to Use Apple Watch to Track Sleep

Did you know that your Apple Watch can now track your sleeping patterns? Although a lot of people don’t wear their smartwatches during their sleep, you may consider wearing your Apple Watch now that a whole new sleep tracking feature has been added.

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How to Use Translate Webpages in Safari for Mac

Apr 13, 2021 - 14 Comments

How to Use Translate Webpages in Safari for Mac

Ever ended up on a webpage in a different language and wished you could translate it instantly? With the latest versions of Safari for Mac, you can use a native translation feature to convert a webpage from a foreign language to your native tongue. This is fantastic for many obvious reasons, particularly if you want to read international news from an original source rather than a regurgitated spin version from a US outlet.

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