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How to Install Rosetta 2 on Apple Silicon Macs

Dec 4, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Install Rosetta on Apple Silicon Mac

Rosetta 2 is necessary if you want to be able to run older non-native Intel x86 apps on new Apple Silicon Macs, like the M1 MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac mini. Curiously, Rosetta 2 is not installed by default on these Macs however, so if you wish to run these apps you’ll need to … Read More

How to Start & Join Video Meetings from Gmail

Dec 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Start & Join Meetings in Gmail

Do you use Gmail as the primary platform for sending and receiving emails? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now start video calls right from your Gmail inbox within a matter of seconds.

How to Remove Background Noise from Voice Recordings on iPhone

Dec 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Remove Background Noise from Voice Recordings on iPhone

Do you record your voice or other external audio on your iPhone using the built-in Voice Memos app? If so, you may often find yourself wanting to remove the background noise during post-processing to polish the recorded audio. Thankfully, you don’t need to rely on third-party software to get this done anymore, as you can … Read More

How to Merge Calendars on Mac

Dec 2, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Merge Calendars on Mac

Do you have multiple calendars for different purposes on your Mac? If you want to remove some of the unwanted calendars, but still keep the events or move them, you can merge the calendars within a matter of seconds.

How to Disable Automatic Updates for Apple Watch

Dec 2, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Automatic Updates for Apple Watch

Do you want to stop your Apple Watch from automatically installing watchOS updates? Perhaps you don’t want to update to the latest version right away, or you just want to save your valuable internet data, or install the latest watchOS updates at your own pace? Regardless, it’s easy to disable automatic updates for your Apple … Read More

Fix & Troubleshoot macOS Big Sur Problems & Issues

Dec 1, 2020 - 12 Comments
Troubleshooting macOS Big Sur Problems & Issues

Are you facing issues after updating your Mac to macOS Big Sur? Maybe you’re experiencing a problem with something in macOS Big Sur like wi-fi, slow and sluggish performance, battery draining, or perhaps you can’t even get the update to begin in the first place. If you’re experiencing issues with the latest macOS 11 release, … Read More

How to Use 6-Digit Passcode on Apple Watch

Dec 1, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Use 6-Digit Passcode on Apple Watch

Do you want to use a complex passcode for unlocking your Apple Watch? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do and can further enhance the security of your smart wearable.

How to Unenroll a Mac from Developer & Public Beta of Big Sur

Nov 30, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Unenroll Your Mac from Developer & Public Beta

Do you want to stop receiving updates for beta versions of macOS Big Sur from Apple? If you’d rather stay on a stable final release build, you can easily unenroll your Mac from the developer and public beta programs in a pretty straightforward manner.

How to Turn a Voice Memo into Ringtone on iPhone

Nov 30, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Turn a Voice Memo into Ringtone on iPhone

Have a voice memo that you’d like to convert to a ringtone for iPhone? If you want to create your own custom ringtones for incoming texts and phone calls, you can turn to Garageband. But beyond setting songs as ringtones or making your own from scratch, you can also use Garageband to turn voice recordings … Read More

How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

Nov 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

You likely already know that you can host Zoom meetings and join them from your Mac, but did you know you can also screen share? Whether video conferencing for work, personal, family, or any other reason, you may be interested in checking out Zoom’s screen sharing functionality. As the name would imply, this feature lets … Read More

How to Fix Slow Lagging Keyboard on iOS 14

Nov 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Fix Slow Lagging Keyboard on iOS 14

Is the on-screen keyboard on your iPhone slow since updating to iOS 14? Though it’s not super common, some users who’re running iOS 14 on their iPhones have reported that they’re unable to type as fast on the keyboard because of how laggy the keystrokes are.

How to Send & Read Messages on Apple Watch

Nov 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watches with Messages icons

The Apple Watch is so much more than something strapped to your wrist that can also tell the time. It’s a miniature computer and that fact is driven home further with every new hardware and software revision. But one feature that has been there since day one is the ability to send and receive iMessages … Read More

How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

Nov 28, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

Want to host a Zoom meeting yourself, right from your Mac? How about joining a Zoom meeting? If you’ve been using video calling services to work from home, collaborate with colleagues, or stay in touch with your loved ones during this quarantine period, you’ve probably heard of Zoom already, and you might be interested in … Read More

How to Quickly Turn On Low Power Mode on iPhone via Control Center

Nov 28, 2020 - 3 Comments
Quickly turn on Low Power Mode on iPhone

Low Power Mode is a great feature on iPhone that can dramatically extend battery life of the device, with a few minor trade-offs. While many users are aware that they can enable the feature through Settings, or even with a Siri command, there’s another super fast way available to turn on Lower Power Mode, and … Read More

How to Block & Unblock Someone on Instagram

Nov 27, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Block & Unblock Someone on Instagram

Tired of being bothered by someone on Instagram? If you’re being harassed over the internet by one or more people, well, the block function of Instagram is there to help. Within a matter of seconds, you can block someone on Instagram, and never see them again on the service, whether it’s their comments, posts, pictures, … Read More

How to Enable Facebook Dark Mode on iPhone

Nov 26, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Enable Facebook Dark Mode on iPhone

Are you a fan of Dark Mode on iPhone and you would like a dark theme for Facebook too? If you’ve been waiting for Facebook app to introduce dark mode, you’ll be pleased to know the wait is over and Facebook has rolled out Dark Mode to its users globally.

How to Add Podcasts to Apple Watch

Nov 26, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Add Podcasts to Apple Watch

Did you know that you can store podcasts on your Apple Watch and listen to them when it’s not connected to your iPhone? This is a feature that can come in handy if you often leave your iphone at home when you go out for a jog, do chores, or anything else really.

How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone

Nov 25, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone & iPad

Do you often listen to music while you’re driving? You’re not alone. Well, if you use Google Maps for navigation, you’re in for a treat, as you can now control your music without having to switch between apps on iPhone.

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