Mac Boots to Circle with Line Through It 🚫 & How to Fix It

Jun 30, 2022 - 1 Comment

Rarely, you may encounter a Mac that boots to a screen that shows a circle with a line through it, or a circle with a slash through it. If you encounter a Mac booting into a circle with a line through it, read along to understand what is happening, and how to resolve the problem. … Read More

Download a Full MacOS Ventura Beta Installer

Jun 29, 2022 - 2 Comments
MacOS Ventura beta installer application

Many Mac users who wish to download and install macOS Ventura beta have discovered the Ventura beta update installs automatically over the current system software version, like a standard software update, rather than downloading a typical “Install macOS Ventura beta.app” application installer. But what if you want the full installer? If you want to download … Read More

Beta 4 of iOS 15.6, macOS Monterey 12.5, iPadOS 15.6, Released for Testing

Jun 28, 2022 - Leave a Comment
iOS 15, iPadOS 15, MacOS Monterey public betas

Apple has released the fourth beta versions of iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6, and macOS Monterey 12.5. The new beta builds for iOS 15 and macOS Monterey are concurrent and separate from the ongoing beta versions of the next generation operating systems, versioned as iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura 13, which are due out … Read More

How to Change the Color & Size of the Cursor on iPad

Jun 28, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Changing the iPad cursor color and pointer size

One practical way to customize your iPad experience is to customize the cursor size and color, assuming you use the iPad with a mouse or trackpad. The cursor, or mouse pointer, is available to any iPad using a Magic Keyboard with trackpad, mouse, or external trackpad, and you’ll find the range of appearance adjustments may … Read More

Get the Privacy You Expect in Firefox Focus by Disabling These Features

Jun 27, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Firefox Focus

 Firefox Focus is a great web browser for iPhone and iPad that basically defaults to being in private browsing mode, meaning there are no cookies, browsing history, or other browser data kept or maintained. But despite being a privacy centric browser, Firefox Focus defaults to sending browser usage data to Mozilla, along with a … Read More

How to Force Open a Public Wi-Fi Login Page (Captive Portal)

Jun 26, 2022 - 13 Comments
Captive portal wi-fi network login page

You may have visited somewhere in the past where in order to access the local internet hotspot, you connect to the router, and then a captive network portal page comes up where you typically agree to have access, or enter a room number, or something similar. But what if you want to join a local … Read More

How to Move an Unknown Sender to Known Senders in Messages on iPhone

Jun 24, 2022 - 1 Comment
iOS Messages app icon

You may be familiar with the iPhone feature that allows you to filter your Messages inbox to Known and Unknown senders, which is handy if you find yourself getting a lot of messages you do not want from people you do not know. But what if you find someone you do know that has been … Read More

How to Downgrade macOS Ventura Beta to macOS Monterey

Jun 23, 2022 - 3 Comments
Downgrade macOS Ventura beta

If you installed MacOS Ventura beta onto a Mac and now wish to revert back to a stable macOS Monterey build, you can do so, assuming you meet a few basic requirements.

MacOS Ventura Beta 2 Available to Download

Jun 22, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Ventura beta

Apple has released the second beta version of macOS Ventura to Mac users enrolled in the developer beta testing program.

iOS 16 Beta 2 & iPadOS 16 Beta 2 Available to Download

Jun 22, 2022 - Leave a Comment
iOS 16 beta and iPadOS 16 beta

The second beta version of iOS 16 for iPhone and iPadOS 16 for iPad has been released for users enrolled in the beta testing programs for Apple system software. These beta builds are for Apple Developers, and can be installed now by anyone who has a developer account or access to the beta profile.

MacOS Ventura Compatible Mac List

Jun 22, 2022 - 4 Comments
MacOS Ventura supported Macs

Wondering if your Mac can support running MacOS Ventura? If you’re interested in checking out the next generation MacOS 13 version, you’ll certainly want to check the compatible Macs list. You’ll find the list of compatible Macs with macOS Ventura (MacOS 13) is much more strict than prior Macintosh operating system versions, so if you’re … Read More

iPadOS 16 Supported Devices List

Jun 21, 2022 - 1 Comment

iPadOS 16 includes some fancy new features like the Freeform collaboration app, new Messages and Mail features, improvements to the Files app, Weather app, and a completely redesigned multitasking experience (this seems like an annual trend), you’d be understandably curious to find out if iPadOS 16 runs on your iPad. Listed below is the full … Read More

iOS 16 Compatible iPhone List

Jun 20, 2022 - Leave a Comment
iOS 16

iOS 16 brings some fun new changes to the iPhone, including redesigned customizable lock screens, widgets on the lock screen, new Focus features, the ability to edit sent messages, new Mail features like scheduling emails, and much more. If you have an iPhone, you may be curious if your device can support the upcoming iOS … Read More

triald Process Using High CPU on Mac, What’s Going On?

Jun 19, 2022 - 3 Comments
triald using high CPU

Many Mac users have noticed a process called ‘triald’ that seems to run on occasion, and when it does often consumes high amounts of CPU or even virtual memory. Additionally, the related directory to triald also can consume a fair amount of disk space on a Mac for some users. So what is triald, and … Read More

How to Hide Suggested Posts on Instagram

Jun 18, 2022 - 2 Comments

Instagram used to be a photo sharing app, but in an apparent effort to compete with the nonsense promoter and adversarial whacky psyop farm known as TikTok, your photo feed is now often filled with annoying “suggested posts” TikToky video clips that are not from people you follow and not from things you are even … Read More

Grab the MacOS Ventura Default Wallpaper

Jun 17, 2022 - 4 Comments
MacOS Ventura default wallpapers

MacOS Ventura includes new default wallpaper, but you don’t have to fiddle with installing the beta or wait for the final version to get your hands on the snazzy new desktop background decoration.

How to Downgrade from iPadOS 16 Beta

Jun 16, 2022 - 1 Comment
Downgrade iPadOS 16 beta to iPadOS 15

If you installed the iPadOS 16 beta onto an iPad and now regret doing so, perhaps because it’s too buggy, or it doesn’t have the features you were hoping for like Stage Manager, you can remove iPadOS 16 from your iPad and revert back to iPadOS 15. This tutorial will show you how to downgrade … Read More

How to Downgrade from iOS 16 Beta to iOS 15

Jun 15, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Downgrade iOS 16 to iOS 15

Did you install the iOS 16 beta but now you’re having second thoughts about running it? If you want to downgrade from iOS 16 beta and revert back to a stable iOS 15 build, you can certainly do that. The method covered here will downgrade an iPhone from iOS 16 back to the latest stable … Read More

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