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