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How to Add & Delete Calendars on Mac

Sep 16, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Add & Delete Calendars on Mac

Did you know that you can have multiple calendars, for different purposes? The Mac Calendar app makes it easy to help manage your schedule by adding and deleting calendars.

How to Limit App Access to Photos on iPhone or iPad

Sep 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Limit Access to Photos for Apps in iOS 14

An interesting privacy feature allows iPhone and iPad users to have complete control over which apps can access the photos on their device. If you’re interested in limiting which apps can access your device photos, read along.

How to Convert Video to GIF on iPhone & iPad

Sep 15, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Convert Video to GIF on iPhone & iPad

We’ve all wanted to turn a part of a video into a GIF at some point to make a meme out of it, create an animated picture, or anything else really. If this is something you still like to do, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now make GIFs from videos on your … Read More

How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

Sep 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

You may be already aware of how Siri can be used to send text messages from your iPhone, but did you know that you can send audio messages with Siri too? This is possible with any modern iPhone or iPad, and it’s quite handy if you’re a fan of audio messages.

How to Delete a Child Account from Family Sharing

Sep 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Delete an Apple Child Account from Family Sharing

Are you trying to remove a child from your Family Group? If so, you may have noticed that the option to remove a child account isn’t available in the Family Sharing settings menu. However, there are a couple of workarounds if you really want to get the child account user removed.

How to Add & Remove People in Family Sharing Groups from Mac

Sep 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Add & Remove People to Family Group on Mac

Did you know that you can share your purchases and subscriptions with other Apple users? As long as you’re on a supported plan, Apple will allow you to share your subscriptions with up to five people at the same time. This is made possible with the help of Family Sharing. You can easily add and … Read More

Run ChromeOS on Older Macs and PCs with CloudReady

Sep 12, 2021 - 4 Comments
Chrome OS on old Mac or PC hardware

If you have an old Mac or PC laying around and you’re bored with running something like Mac OS X Snow Leopard or Windows XP, you might consider putting Chrome OS on it, which is freely available thanks to CloudReady.

How to Delete Translation History in Apple Translate App on iPhone

Sep 12, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Delete Translation History in Apple Translate App

Are you a frequent user of the native Translate app on your iPhone? Perhaps, you travel a lot or reside in a foreign country where you’ll need to translate your first language? If so, you may want to clear your translation history every now and then, similar to why anyone would want to clear their … Read More

How to Automatically Download Songs from iCloud to Windows PC

Sep 12, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Automatically Download Songs from iCloud to PC

Do you use iTunes as the primary software to listen to music on your Windows computer? In that case, it’s possible that you prefer your songs to be downloaded and stored locally on your system rather than being streamed from the cloud. This can be done easily with iTunes for Windows.

How to Change Apple One Subscription Plan

Sep 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Apple One Subscription Plan

Are you taking advantage of Apple One subscription bundle to save money on Apple’s services? Perhaps, you’re on the trial subscription but you want to switch to a different plan once the trial period expires? In that case, you may be interested in learning how to change your Apple One subscription tier.

How to Stereo Pair HomePod Mini Speakers

Sep 11, 2021 - Leave a Comment
HomePod mini paired speakers

If you have two HomePod speakers and you wish to use them as a stereo pair together, you can easily set that up via the Home app on iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Stereo pairing HomePod together will create a richer and fuller sound environment, and they can be selected as the audio output for any … Read More

Summon an Overlay Web Browser by Keystroke with Bonsai for Mac

Sep 10, 2021 - 1 Comment
Bonsai Browser on Mac

Bonsai is an interesting free app that allows you to summon a web browser anywhere on the Mac by keystroke. It’s intended for researchers and programmers, but due to the convenience of an instant web browser accessible from anywhere, it may have utility for other users too.

How to Mirror Front Camera Photos on iPhone

Sep 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Mirror Front Camera on iPhone & iPad

If you take a lot of selfies on your iPhone or iPad, you already know how the final image is not the same as the one you saw in the camera preview. This is because the preview is flipped to make it seem like you’re looking in the mirror, but the final image you get … Read More

How to Check if Your iPhone is Still in Warranty

Sep 10, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Check if Your iPhone is Still in Warranty

Need to determine if your iPhone is still under warranty? What if we told you that there’s no need to grab your iPhone’s serial number and head over to Apple’s website to check warranty status anymore? It turns out that you can check warranty status, right from iPhone.

How to Add Captions to Photos on iPhone & iPad

Sep 9, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Add Captions to Photos on iPhone & iPad

Adding captions to photos can help you to add context or a note to a picture or video, and this is now easily done on iPhone and iPad. Captions are a useful feature for cataloging images and adding notes about a photo too, for example maybe you took a photo of people and you wanted … Read More

How to Use Speak Selection on Mac

Sep 9, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Use Speak Selection on Mac

Did you know that your Mac is capable of reading highlighted text out loud? This is a feature that could come in handy for many reasons, whether you prefer to have some particular text read, for accessibility reasons, if you’re focusing on something else, for dramatic effect, or myriad other purposes.

Fix AOL Mail Not Working on iPhone or iPad

Sep 8, 2021 - 3 Comments
Fix AOL Email problems iPhone and iPad

Some AOL email users may find that AOL mail is not working on their iPhone or iPad as expected. For example, the Mail app may show an “Account Error: AOL” error message on the bottom, indicating that AOL mail is not working, or perhaps you are just no longer getting emails to your AOL account … Read More

How to Get Verification Codes For Apple ID on iPhone & iPad

Sep 8, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Manually Get Verification Codes For Apple ID on iPhone & iPad

Do you use Apple’s two-factor authentication system to verify the sign-ins to your Apple account from new devices? In that case, you might be interested in learning another way to get your verification codes, right from your iPhone or iPad.

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