RC of iOS 17.4 & iPadOS 17.4, macOS Sonoma 14.4 Beta 5, Released for Testing

Feb 29, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Betas

Apple has issued Release Candidate builds for iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4, along with beta 5 of macOS Sonoma 14.4 and tvOS 17.4. Separately, a new beta of VisionOS 1.1 is available for Apple Vision Pro beta testers. Beta updates and RC builds are available to any users who are actively participating in the Apple … Read More

Fix iPad Temperature Warning: iPad needs to cool down before you can use it

Feb 29, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Fix iPad Temperature warning - iPad needs to cool down before you can use it

iPad may display a warning message on the screen if it gets too hot, becoming unusable until the iPad cools down again. This happens if the iPad is overheating, and there are various reasons this can happen. The specific message on screen is “Temperature – iPad needs to cool down before you can use it.” … Read More

How to Fix “Your system has run out of application memory” on Mac

Feb 28, 2024 - 5 Comments
Mac error Your system has run out of application memory

Rarely, a Mac can experience a memory leak which causes MacOS to run out of memory. When this happens, it’s fairly obvious because not only does the Mac become unresponsive, but you see an error message on the screen that says “Your system has run out of application memory. To avoid problems with your computer, … Read More

How to Mount & Copy HFS Classic Mac Drives on MacOS

Feb 27, 2024 - 2 Comments
Copy classic Mac HFS drive data to modern MacOS

Modern versions of MacOS no longer support HFS, meaning that new Macs can no longer read, mount, or write to classic HFS drives. But a fair amount of longtime Mac users continue to have older Macs and old Mac hard drives that are in HFS format, way back from the days of Mac OS 8, … Read More

Fix “Not authorized to send Apple events to System Events” Mac Error

Feb 25, 2024 - 3 Comments
How to fix the Not Authorized to Send Apple Events to System Events error on a Mac when launching an app

Some Mac users may occasionally stumble into a oddly worded error message when attempting to launch an application that states “Not authorized to send Apple events to System Events”, and, when clicking OK to dismiss the error, nothing happens – the app does not launch on MacOS. If you attempt to open the app triggering … Read More

4th Beta of iOS 17.4, macOS Sonoma 14.4, iPadOS 17.4, Available for Testing

Feb 21, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Betas

Apple has issued the fourth beta versions of iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4, macOS Sonoma 14.4, watchOS 14.4, and tvOS 17.4. Additionally a new beta of visionOS 1.1 is available for the developers who are working with Apple Vision Pro. These beta updates are available to all users who are enrolled in the beta testing programs … Read More

Where Are Screenshots Saved on Mac?

Feb 21, 2024 - 5 Comments
Where are screenshots located on a Mac?

It’s a reasonable question to wonder where screenshots are stored on the Mac, particularly if you’re a Mac user that is taking screenshots who then needs to interact with those screen captures for whatever reason. Maybe you want to send a screenshot file to someone, or maybe you want to work with a particular screenshot … Read More

How to Automatically Fill SMS Passcodes & Security Codes on iPhone, iPad, Mac

Feb 20, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to enable iMessage on iPhone and iPad

Messages for iPhone, Mac, and iPad all contain a really handy feature that autofills security codes that are sent to you via text message. You know the type, as these text message verification codes are often required for signing into financial institutions or many other things that use it as a method of identity and … Read More

How to Use 134 New Aerial Wallpapers in MacOS Sonoma

Feb 19, 2024 - Leave a Comment
How to use the 134 custom wallpapers in macOS Sonoma

macOS Sonoma arrived with 134 new stunning wallpapers available that you can use to spruce up your Mac desktop background. The giant collection of new wallpapers are themed, with wallpaper options for landscapes, cityscapes, underwater, and Earth from space. Even better, these are not just static, they’re all animated wallpapers, meaning they will briefly move … Read More

Retro: Enjoy the 1993 Easter Egg Video from the Macintosh Quadra 840av Team in Apple

Feb 17, 2024 - Leave a Comment
The Macintosh Quadra 840AV team toasting their success and accomplishment

If you’re a fan of Apple history and retro Apple stuff, you’ll probably appreciate this little blast from the past. Sometime in 1993, a small team of young developers at Apple built the Macintosh Quadra 840AV and Centris 660AV, and upon completion of their project, filmed a little celebration video, where they toast to their … Read More

How to Autofill Security Codes from Mail on Mac, iPhone, iPad

Feb 14, 2024 - 2 Comments
How to autofill security codes from Mail on Mac, iPhone, or iPad

The latest versions of Mail for iPhone, Mac, and iPad support a fantastic autofill security code feature. This is similar to the autofilling security code feature for SMS that is available in Messages for Mac, iPhone, and iPad, except of course that it’s utilizing the Mail app for two-factor authentication and security codes that are … Read More

Beta 3 of macOS Sonoma 14.4, iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4, Available for Testing

Feb 13, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Betas

The third beta version of macOS Sonoma 14.4, iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4, and watchOS 10.4, has been released to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for Apple system software. Additionally, beta 2 of VisionOS 1.1 is available for users beta testing software on the Apple Vision Pro.

How to Stop “Upgrade to MacOS Sonoma” Notifications on Macs

Feb 13, 2024 - 8 Comments
Stop the notifications to upgrade to macOS Sonoma

Are you tired of seeing the “Upgrade to macOS Sonoma” notifications on your Mac running Ventura or Monterey? If so, you can hide those notifications and stop the “Upgrade to macOS Sonoma” nagging on your Mac. It’s not unusual for Mac users to continue running older versions of system software, well after a new version … Read More

How to Speed Up Auto-Showing/Hiding Dock on MacOS

Feb 12, 2024 - 15 Comments
The Mac Finder icon

A subtle way that you can tweak MacOS to make it feel a little faster is to speed up the auto-hiding and auto-showing time of the Dock. This obviously only applies to Mac users who hide their Dock by default, and the emphasis needs to be on feel faster because while this is removing a … Read More

Enjoy 2 Beautiful Starfield Wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, Mac, from BasicAppleGuy

Feb 11, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Starfield wallpapers

Using custom wallpapers are one of the simpler but more fun ways you can customize the appearance of your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, and some of my personal favorite wallpapers are space-themed. I recently came across two really beautiful and simple space themed wallpapers from BasicAppleGuy, and I wanted to share them with our audience … Read More

Safari 17.3.1 Update for MacOS Ventura & Monterey Fixes Overlapping Text Bug

Feb 10, 2024 - 1 Comment
Safari icon

Apple has released Safari 17.3.1 as a software update for macOS Monterey and macOS Ventura. The small Safari update appears to resolve the same overlapping text bug that was patched with macOS Sonoma 14.3.1, iOS 17.3.1, iPadOS 17.3.1, and watchOS 10.3.1. When users experience this bug, it can look like text is either disappearing (even … Read More

MacOS Sonoma 14.3.1 Update Fixes Text Overlap Bug on Macs

Feb 9, 2024 - 1 Comment
macOS Sonoma 14.3.1

Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.3.1 for Mac users running the Sonoma operating system. The bug fix update resolves an issue where text can overlap or disappear in certain situations and certain applications (typically WebKit/Safari). Separately, Apple has also released iOS 17.3.1 and iPadOS 17.3.1, which fixes the same bug on iPhone and iPad, and … Read More

How to Find Geographic Location of Apple Aerial Screen Savers (Mac & Apple TV)

Feb 9, 2024 - 2 Comments
Find out where an Apple Aerial screen saver was filmed and the geographic location shown in the screen saver from a Mac or Apple TV

The Aerial screen savers on Mac and Apple TV are absolutely stunning, capturing high resolution drone flybys of amazing scenery around the world, from dramatic cityscapes, surreal underwater scenes, a broad range of landscapes, and even satellite imagery of Earth itself. These scenes are so beautiful that it’s natural to wonder where they were filmed, … Read More

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