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How to Adjust Portrait Mode Blur in Photos on iPhone & iPad

Dec 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Adjust Portrait Mode Blur in Photos on iPhone & iPad

Do you take a lot of Portrait mode shots using your iPhone or iPad? If so, you may be interested in manually adjusting the level of background blur or bokeh effect according to your liking. Apple allows you to do it during post-processing and it’s actually pretty easy to learn.

Decide What Browser to Open Links with Browsersaurus for Mac

Dec 6, 2021 - 2 Comments
Determine which web browser to open link in with Browsersaurus

If you juggle multiple web browsers for development, work or research, you know that sometimes you don’t always want to open a link in the default web browser. This is where Browsersaurus comes into play; it sets itself as the new default web browser, and then when a link is clicked from a non-browser app, … Read More

How to Use iCloud Passwords on Windows PC

Dec 6, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use iCloud Passwords on Windows PC

Most iPhone, iPad, and Mac users rely on the built-in iCloud Keychain feature to securely store and manage their passwords, but if you also have a Windows PC you may be interested to know that you can seamlessly use iCloud Keychain passwords from a Windows computer too.

How to Sync Safari Bookmarks with Google Chrome

Dec 5, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Sync Safari Bookmarks with Google Chrome

Many people who own iPhones and iPads also use Windows computers, and if you’re one of them, chances are you use both Safari on iOS/iPadOS and Chrome on Windows. Fortunately, you can easily sync your bookmarks between both these browsers, thanks to a browser extension.

How to Install iCloud Passwords Extension on Microsoft Edge

Dec 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Install iCloud Passwords Extension on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge users can install the iCloud Passwords Extension into their browser, thanks to the release of the Google Chrome extension that allows you to use all your passwords that are stored in iCloud. This is possible because both browsers are using the same Chromium base, so with a slight workaround you can use to … Read More

“Your system has run out of application memory” Mac Error

Dec 3, 2021 - 9 Comments
Your system has run out of application memory Mac error message

“Your system as run out of application memory” is an error message encountered by some Mac users, often seemingly out of nowhere. The message appears alongside an option to force quit applications, which if an app consuming a large amount of resources is force quit, may temporarily render the Mac usable again.

How to Disable Chrome Notifications for Sites

Dec 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Adjust Chrome Notifications behavior

Many websites ask to send you notifications when you visit them, this comes in the form of an obnoxious pop-up request in the upper left corner of the Chrome web browser that interferes with your web browsing. If you use Chrome as your default web browser on Mac or PC and are tired of playing … Read More

How to Mute & Unmute in Zoom on iPhone & iPad

Dec 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Mute or unmute entire Zoom meeting on iPhone

Ever wondered how you could mute and unmute an entire Zoom meeting, not only yourself? Want to know how to mute and unmute just yourself and your own microphone in Zoom? If you use Zoom with an iPhone, iPad, or Android, then you’ll find that knowing how to mute and unmute yourself, as well as … Read More

How to Set Up Contact Groups for iPhone

Dec 1, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Set Up Contact Groups for iPhone

Have you ever wanted to create contact groups on your iPhone to sort out the people in your list? While this is not possible natively for some reason, you can use iCloud’s web client to make contact groups for your iPhone.

Installing MacOS Monterey on Unsupported Macs

Nov 30, 2021 - 2 Comments
install macOS Monterey on unsupported Mac

Some advanced Mac users may be interested in running macOS Monterey on an unsupported Mac. Much as it sounds, this means that you’d install and run macOS on a Mac that is older than what is officially supported by macOS Monterey, and not on the compatible Macs list.

How to Set Default Music App on iPhone & iPad

Nov 30, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Set Default Music App on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wished to use a different music app other than Apple Music for your Siri song requests? In that case, you’re in for a treat because you can now set the default music app that’ll be preferred by your iPhone and iPad for music searches. It’s actually very simple to set up.

How to Enable Bold Text on Apple Watch

Nov 29, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Enable Bold Text on Apple Watch

Ever wished the text on Apple Watch was easier to read? You can increase legibility while looking at your Apple Watch by enabling bold text on your Apple Watch.

How to Uninstall Oh My Zsh on Mac

Nov 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment
how to uninstall oh my zsh on Mac

If you had previously installed Oh My Zsh on a Mac and now have decided you no longer want it on the computer, you can remove and uninstall Oh My Zsh with a very simple command string.

How to Set Memoji as Watch Face on Apple Watch

Nov 28, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Set Memoji as Watch Face on Apple Watch

Did you make a great Memoji from Apple Watch and you want to show it off? Apple Watch users may be excited to know that you can now set your favorite Memoji as your watch face.

How to Check Privacy Data for Apps on iPhone, iPad, Mac, & PC

Nov 27, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Check Privacy Data for Apps

Have you ever wanted to check the kind of personal data that’s collected by a particular app during usage? Specifically, the data that’s used to track you or link to your identity? Apple makes it easy and straightforward for its users, putting people’s privacy at the forefront.

How to Set Chrome as Default Web Browser on Mac

Nov 27, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Set Chrome as the Default Web Browser on Mac

If you prefer to use Chrome as your web browser, you might want to set the default browser on the Mac to be Google Chrome. And if you use Google Chrome Canary, you can set that as the default browser too.

How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod

Nov 26, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod

Do you want to prevent your HomePod or HomePod Mini from playing back songs that are marked as explicit? This may be necessary if you have kids in your house, so some parents might prefer to turn this parental control feature on, and it’s simple to do.

How to Stop Emails from Loading Remote Images in Mail for iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Nov 25, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to Stop Tracking Emails on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Sometimes emails include formatting and images to make an email look better or more presentable, like an email newsletter. But did you know that some of those remotely loaded images can also serve as trackers that let the sender know the email was opened? If you were not aware of this, you’re certainly not alone. … Read More

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