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How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

Jul 7, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

AirPods are undoubtedly the best-selling truly wireless earbuds out there, as you see them almost everywhere today. If you happen to own a pair, you probably use AirPods to listen to music, podcasts, make phone calls on an everyday basis. However, AirPods can do a lot more being a smart wearable, as these earbuds also … Read More

Anyone Can Install iOS 14 Beta Without a Developer Account, But You Shouldn’t

Jul 6, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Install iOS 14 Beta Without Developer Account

As you may already know, iOS 14 betas are available to download now for developers. While developer betas are intended to be limited to registered developers, technically speaking, anyone can actually install the iOS 14 dev beta onto a compatible iPhone or iPod touch right now. But that doesn’t mean you should.

How to Block & Unblock Senders on Gmail (via

Jul 6, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Block & Unblock on Gmail

Are you receiving unwanted emails from a person or organization? Maybe it’s an annoying individual sending you obnoxious stuff, or perhaps it’s even promotional or spammy emails for companies, all of which may be showing up unwanted in your Gmail inbox? No worries, because you can block email addresses in Gmail and make sure your … Read More

How to Block a Senders Email Address on iPhone & iPad

Jul 5, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Block a Senders Email Address on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to block a senders email address so that you don’t see their mails in your inbox anymore? Well, if you use the stock Mail app to access and organize your emails on iPhone or iPad, you’ll be pleased to know that this is a fairly simple and straightforward procedure.

How to Adjust Video Alignment on iPhone & iPad

Jul 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Adjust Video Alignment on iPhone & iPad

As each year goes by, smartphones are becoming increasingly popular for their video recording capabilities. Today, we have several smartphones with multiple camera setups and advanced video stabilization that some of them come close to rivalling dedicated cameras. For example, the triple-lens camera system on the new iPhone 11 Pro seamlessly work together, providing unmatched … Read More

WatchOS 7 Compatibility – Which Apple Watch Models Support watchOS 7?

Jul 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
WatchOS 7 Compatibility List

WatchOS 7 is set to debut in the fall, bringing new features and refinements to the Apple Watch experience. However, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that not all Apple Watch models will be compatible with the upcoming version of watchOS 7, since the hardware needs to meet certain requirements to be able to run … Read More

How to Start, Pause, & Stop Workouts on Apple Watch

Jul 3, 2020 - 2 Comments

If you say the words “Apple Watch” to someone the first thing they are most likely to think about is health and fitness. Apple has spent the last few years making the Apple Watch synonymous with working out and staying healthy. So if you’re a new Apple Watch owner you’re quite likely looking to work … Read More

What Do AirPods Lights Mean?

Jul 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
What do AirPods Lights Mean

Do you have a pair of AirPods or AirPods Pro and you’re wondering what the lights mean? If you aren’t highly familiar with Apple’s hugely successful truly wireless headphones, you might not necessarily be aware of what the lights on the charging case indicate. But not to worry, we will explain what the AirPods lights … Read More

How to Use Remind Me When Messaging on iPhone & iPad

Jul 2, 2020 - 6 Comments
How to Use Remind Me When Messaging on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to be reminded about something when you’re messaging someone on iPhone or iPad? Perhaps you want to have a reminder that comes up when you’re texting a friend, colleague, or family member. That’s easy to do, thanks to a nifty feature that was introduced in the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS. … Read More

MacOS Big Sur Compatibility & Supported Macs List

Jul 2, 2020 - 8 Comments
macOS Big Sur Compatibility List

MacOS Big Sur is coming in the fall of 2020 with a big visual redesign and a variety of new features. You might be wondering if your Mac is able to run macOS Big Sur, or macOS 11 (or macOS 10.16 according to the beta installer), so with that in mind we’re going to share … Read More

How to Delete Duplicate Contacts from iPhone

Jul 1, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Delete Duplicate Contacts from iPhone

Do you want to remove all duplicate contacts off your iPhone? Well, there is more than one way to get this done. You could either manually go through your contacts list and delete them, or simply choose to merge the contacts.

iPadOS 14 Compatibility List: iPad Models Supporting iPadOS 14

Jul 1, 2020 - Leave a Comment
iPadOS 14 Compatibility List

iPadOS 14 is coming to iPad with new features and capabilities. But like most software updates, your iPad needs to meet certain hardware specifications to be able to run the latest iPadOS, and accordingly, not all iPad models will be supported.

How to Disable Safari Link Previews on iPhone & iPad to See URLs

Jun 30, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Disable Safari Link Previews on iPhone & iPad

Tired of those web page previews that pop up in Safari, whenever you’re trying to grab a link or open it in a new tab? You’re not alone, but these link previews can be easily disabled within Safari on iPhone and iPad.

iOS 14 Compatibility List: Which iPhone Models Support iOS 14

Jun 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment
iOS 14 Compatibility List

iOS 14 will be available in the fall for compatible iPhone and iPod touch models. Of course, this leads many users to wonder if their iPhone will support iOS 14 when it comes out.

How to Create a New Partition in macOS

Jun 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
Disk Utility

Want to create a new partition on a Mac hard disk? Then read on!

How to Use Camera Shortcuts from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Jun 28, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Use Camera Shortcuts from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to launch your iPhone or iPad camera in a specific mode? If so, you’re in luck. Thanks to the iOS Control Center, it’s fairly easily to select a specific capture mode before you even open the Camera application on your device. Instead, you an jump directly to selfies, portraits, video recording, or … Read More

How to Install VirtualBox Extension Pack on Mac, Windows, Linux

Jun 27, 2020 - 4 Comments
Install VirtualBox Extension Pack

If you use VirtualBox to run virtual machines, you may find yourself needing VirtualBox Extension Pack as well. The VirtualBox Extension Pack includes support for USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices, webcam passthrough, disk image encryption, VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP), and network booting with Intel PXE Boot ROM, and along with some other capabilities … Read More

How to Manually Add Contacts to WhatsApp on iPhone / Android

Jun 27, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Manually Add Contact to WhatsApp on iPhone / Android

Do you want to manually add contacts to your WhatsApp account for initiating conversations? Regardless of whether you’re using an iPhone or Android, this is a fairly simple procedure. By default, WhatsApp automatically syncs contacts that are stored on your phone and checks if they have a WhatsApp account. However, if you want to manually … Read More

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