Fix WeatherWidget Using Heavy CPU & Slowing a Mac

Mar 10, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Terminate the WeatherWidget process to restore CPU behavior

WeatherWidget is a process you may encounter on a Mac when looking through Activity Monitor or a system stats app, a task that many advanced Mac users find themselves doing if they notice their Mac performance is slowing down. The reason, of course, is that Activity Monitor (or similar) will show you what processes are … Read More

How to Lock Your Apple Watch Screen to Prevent Accidental Touch

Mar 6, 2024 - 2 Comments
How to lock the Apple Watch screen to prevent accidental touch input

If you are working out with Apple Watch, or wearing gloves of any kind with Apple Watch that may cover your wrist or rub against the device, it’s a good idea to lock the screen of your Apple Watch to prevent accidental input and touches. While the Apple Watch touch screen is pretty good at … Read More

Create a Budget on iPhone, Mac, & iPad, with Numbers

Mar 4, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Make a personal budget easily on your iPhone, Mac, or iPad, with the Numbers app and a spreadsheet

Budgeting is a critical part of life and financial management, allowing you to easily allocate your income and manage expenses. While anyone can overcomplicate the budget process, it doesn’t have to be that way, and thanks to Apple software that is freely available for iPhone, Mac, and iPad, you can easily setup a budget in … Read More

Apple Launches New MacBook Air with M3 Chip, Support for 2 External Displays

Mar 4, 2024 - 2 Comments
M3 MacBook Air

Apple has released fresh updates to the MacBook Air lineup of computers, bringing the powerful M3 chip to the popular Mac laptop, along with some other nice new features. According to Apple’s press release announcing the products, the new M3 MacBook Air is up to 60% faster than the M1 model, and up to a … Read More

Arc Browser is a Web Browser, Reimagined

Mar 3, 2024 - 7 Comments
Split screen browser view

Arc is an interesting new take on the web browser, aiming to be more like a little mini operating system than just another browser app. It has some fascinating features and a little bit of a learning curve, but once you get the swing of things, you may find you really appreciate the reimagined browser … Read More

Get Real-Time Sport Scores & Live Stats with Apple Sports

Mar 2, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Apple Sports app

Sports fans will be pleased to know that Apple has released an Apple Sports app for iPhone, which offers real-time score information, live stats, and betting odds. Apple Sports intends to be fast, direct, and features a simple user interface that is not overengineered. Given some of the other sports apps out there with very … Read More

Apple Cancels the Apple Car Project

Mar 1, 2024 - 3 Comments
Apple Car project has been canceled

Apple has canceled their ambitious decade-long car project, codenamed Project Titan, according to a report from Bloomberg.

How to Recover Unsaved Word Documents on Mac with AutoRecovery

Feb 26, 2024 - 2 Comments
Microsoft Word icon

While you should get in the habit of frequently saving your documents as you work in them, including in Microsoft Word, things don’t always go as planned. Many modern Mac apps will automatically save progress as you work in them, and Microsoft Word is one of them. Thanks to a feature called AutoRecovery, which saves … Read More

How to Make Microsoft Edge the Default Mac Web Browser

Feb 24, 2024 - 1 Comment
Confirm to set Microsoft Edge as the default Mac web browser

Microsoft Edge is a great web browser alternative that is available for MacOS, iPhone, iPad, and obviously Windows, and Android too. Not only is it fast and offers free access to ChatGPT 4, but if you regularly use different computing platforms, you’ll appreciate that you can sync your browser data across all of your devices, … Read More

How to Disable Content Blockers for Specific Sites in Safari for Mac

Feb 23, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to disable content blockers for specific sites in Safari for Mac

Some Mac users have content blockers installed into Safari, which are usually designed to prevent a part of a webpage from loading, things like preventing a remote javascript that tracks cookies or loads ads, or something that places a cookie into your browser, etc. The very nature of how content blockers work can cause interference … Read More

Use a Free Net Worth Spreadsheet on iPhone, Mac, iPad, with Numbers

Feb 22, 2024 - Leave a Comment

If you’re looking to keep track of your net worth easily, you don’t need to download an app or sign up for a new service. If you’re an iPhone, Mac, or iPad owner, you’ll be happy to know that Apple conveniently offers a really great spreadsheet for tracking your net worth, and it’s free, bundled … Read More

How to Collaborate on Playlists with Spotify

Feb 16, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Spotify

Spotify is a fantastic music streaming platform that is widely used by many people around the world. Collaborating on music playlists with friends, family, coworkers, and loved ones, is a fun feature that is included with Spotify. But, like so many features of apps and operating systems these days that are hidden behind things that … Read More

Fix “Photos Quit Unexpectedly” Error on Mac

Feb 15, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Photos quit unexpectedly error on Mac

Rarely, Mac users may experience an issue with the Photos app crashing during usage, or crashing in the background when not in use, but a pop-up error message appears on the Mac stating “Photos quit unexpectedly. Click Reopen to open the application again. Click Report to see more detailed information and send a report to … Read More

How to Watch Super Bowl 58 Free from iPhone, Apple TV, Mac, iPad, Web

Feb 10, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Watch Super Bowl 58

Super Bowl 58 (or Super Bowl LVIII) is set to begin on February 11 at 3:30PM PT / 6:30PM ET, where the San Francisco 49ers will face the Kansas City Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. The game is being aired on CBS live, but if you don’t have a TV with an … Read More

How to Delete an X (Twitter) Account Permanently

Feb 10, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to delete X or Twitter account permanently

Social networking is a huge part of the modern internet experience, and X / Twitter remains one of the more unique and biggest social networks out there, functioning as a sort of digital town square, where anyone can say or reply to just about anything. The X/Twitter experience is really what you make it, and … Read More

Fix a MacBook Air Not Charging When Plugged In

Feb 7, 2024 - 2 Comments
Fix for MacBook not charging when plugged in

MacBook Air is a fantastic laptop from Apple that is also very popular, with untold numbers of users around the world. While most people will never run into issues charging their MacBook Air, issues can happen where the MacBook Air does not charge when it is plugged in. If you find that your MacBook Air … Read More

How to See Your VO2 Max on iPhone & Apple Watch

Feb 4, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Track VO2 Max with Apple Watch and iPhone

VO2 Max is a commonly used measure of cardiovascular fitness, and the higher your VO2 Max score, the better your overall health and longevity. For those of us using Apple Watch for cardio fitness, your iPhone and Apple Watch is able to calculate and track your VO2 Max score, giving you an idea of your … Read More

How to Add Sauna to Workouts on Apple Watch

Feb 3, 2024 - 2 Comments
Add Sauna to Workouts on Apple Watch

Ever wished your Apple Watch had a Sauna setting for workouts? Me too, so I found a way to add one. And yea, Apple says we shouldn’t use Apple Watch in the sauna, but I am interested in observing my heart rate and associated stats from sauna sessions, so I am doing it anyway. Something … Read More

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