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How to Force Restart iPhone 14 Pro & iPhone 14 Series

Oct 11, 2022 - 2 Comments
iPhone 14 Pro

The all new iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 14, and iPhone 14 Plus offer some incredible features, and many users are getting their hands on these great new devices. But whether you’re upgrading from a prior model iPhone, or from an Android, you may be curious about how to perform one of … Read More

Gmail Page Won’t Load in Brave? Webpages Not Loading in Brave Browser? Here’s the Fix

Oct 9, 2022 - 5 Comments
Brave browser

The Brave web browser is a popular privacy-centric browser alternative that is based on Chrome, but built with user privacy in mind, and it usually works great. But sometimes, thing’s don’t work as expected. Something curious about the Brave browser that is experienced by some users however is that certain webpages will randomly stop loading … Read More

How to Force Restart iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Mini

Oct 8, 2022 - 3 Comments
iPhone 13 series

Did you get an iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13, or iPhone 13 mini, and you are curious about how to force restart the iPhone 13? Whether you want to force restart for troubleshooting or any other reason, it’s easy to do, once you learn the required technique. You’ll find that a forced restart on these … Read More

How to Set an Alarm on Mac

Oct 7, 2022 - 1 Comment
Set an alarm via Calendar on Mac

Want to set an alarm on your Mac? You can do that easily with one of several built-in apps, including the Reminders app and Calendar app on the Mac. You can even set recurring alarms if you’d like to have one every day, every hour, every week, or at whatever schedule you prefer.

How to Restart iPhone Without Pressing Buttons with Siri

Oct 6, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to restart iPhone with Siri

You can now restart iPhone with the help of Siri, offering a completely hands free experience for rebooting the device that does not require any of the usual methods of button presses on the device.

Need an Auto Clicker for Mac? Check Out MouseClicker for Free

Oct 5, 2022 - Leave a Comment
MouseClicker auto clicker for Mac

Auto clickers do much what they sound like, automatically click the mouse for you. Auto mouse clickers can be very useful for many purposes, but usually they’re utilized by people for testing purposes for software, web development, apps, but they can also be used commonly by gamers. And nowadays some people even use mouse clickers … Read More

How to Refresh Software Update on Mac

Oct 3, 2022 - 1 Comment
Keyboard Shortcut to Refresh Software Update on the Mac

Occasionally when a user goes to update macOS system software through the Software Update preference panel, they’ll find the updates that are shown are outdated, not showing up at all, or not showing all of the updates that you know to be available (for example, a newly released system software update). If you find that … Read More

How to Run Snapchat on Mac

Oct 2, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Snapchat running on a Mac via the web client

If you’re a Snapchat user and you’d like to run Snapchat on your Mac, you’ll be happy to know there’s a new option to get Snapchat on the Mac without having to use the Bluestacks method that has been around for quite some time. Now, all you need is a web browser to run Snapchat … Read More

How to Hang Up Calls with Siri on iPhone

Sep 30, 2022 - 1 Comment
Hey Siri Hang Up iPhone calls

If you use Siri to make phone calls and start FaceTime calls, you might also be interested in using Siri to hang up your phone calls or FaceTime calls too. With this feature enabled, you can say “Hey Siri, hang up” while on a phone call or FaceTime call, and Siri will end the active … Read More

How to Automatically Send Messages with Siri from iPhone Without Confirmation

Sep 29, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Siri icon

If you’re confident in Siri’s abilities to dictate text and accurately relay what you are saying into a message, you can enable a feature that allows you to automatically send messages from Siri on iPhone without asking for a confirmation first. When the confirmation is enabled, you’ll see the text typed out that Siri has … Read More

How to See a Wi-Fi Password on iPhone

Sep 28, 2022 - 1 Comment
See wi-fi password on iPhone or iPad

Need to view a wi-fi network password right on your iPhone? You can now do that, and it’s super easy thanks to the latest iOS update. A common occurrence is joining a wi-fi network with a complex password, and then needing to relay that wi-fi network password to someone else, or to another one of … Read More

12 Ultra Useful Touch ID Tricks for Mac

Sep 27, 2022 - 5 Comments
Touch ID tricks for Mac

Touch ID for Mac is super useful, and now that basically all modern Mac laptops have Touch ID sensors on their keyboards, and the new Magic Keyboards for Mac have Touch ID, you’re almost certain to encounter the biometric authenticator when using a Mac. We’ll review some handy and interesting Touch ID tricks for the … Read More

How to Set Messages to Automatically Delete on iPhone or iPad

Sep 26, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to setup auto-delete Messages on iOS

Do you want all of your Messages to automatically delete themselves after a specified time period from your iPhone or iPad? You can configure a Messages History setting that will allow for the automatic removal of message conversations after a chosen period of time. This auto-delete Messages setting is perhaps most useful as a storage … Read More

Tweeten is the Best TweetDeck Alternative for Mac

Sep 25, 2022 - 2 Comments
Tweeten for Mac

If you’re a Twitter power user and you long for the features of the now defunct TweetDeck, you’ll be happy to know there’s an excellent free alternative to TweetDeck available, called Tweeten.

iOS 16 Problems: 10 Common iPhone Issues and How to Fix Them

Sep 24, 2022 - 43 Comments
Troubleshooting iOS 16 Problems

Experiencing problems after updating to iOS 16 on an iPhone happens for some users, and while it’s annoying, the good news is they’re usually easy to resolve. From battery issues, to the feeling that an iPhone is hotter than normal, to sluggish performance, problems with installing the update itself, wi-fi issues, apps crashing, and other … Read More

How to Save Images from Safari to iPhone & iPad

Sep 23, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to save images from Safari to iPhone Photos app

Have you ever wondered how you can save pictures from webpages in Safari to your iPhone or iPad so they show up in the Photos app? It’s very easy, but that’s no consolation if you’re unfamiliar with how it works. Fortunately within a moment or two, you’ll have this method down, and you’ll be able … Read More

Convert WEBP to JPG on Mac from Finder with a Quick Action

Sep 22, 2022 - 4 Comments
Convert WEBP images to JPG on Mac with Finder

Did you know you can quickly convert a webp image file to JPG, right from the Mac Finder? Thanks to Quick Actions, this is by far the simplest and fastest way to convert webp files to JPEG format on the Mac.

How to Easily Transfer Old iPhone to iPhone 14 Pro / iPhone 14

Sep 21, 2022 - 2 Comments
Transfer old iPhone to new iPhone 14 Pro

If you just got a brand new iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 14, or iPhone 14 Plus, you’re probably pretty excited to get it setup and working, with all of your data and stuff from your prior iPhone onto the new device. Apple has made transferring data from an old iPhone to … Read More

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