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How to Have Your Apple Watch Speak The Time For You

Apr 6, 2021 - 5 Comments
Enable speak time

How’d you like your Apple Watch to speak the time to you? Sounds convenient, high-tech, and useful, right?

How to Control Which Apps Provide Data to Siri Apple Watch Face

Feb 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Access Siri on iPhone X

Apple Watch wearers have no shortage of options in terms of selecting their favorite watch face. There are tons to choose from with Apple adding new ones with each major watchOS revision. But there’s one that is perhaps the smartest watch face available and if you’re going to use a smartwatch, why not go all-in? … Read More

How to Set a Vibrating Silent Tap Alarm on Your Apple Watch

Jan 31, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to set an alarm on Apple Watch

Want to set up a silent alarm clock on your Apple Watch? How’d you like to be tapped on your wrist to wake up? The Apple Watch can go beyond the iPhone silent vibration alarm feature and actually tap you on the wrist as a wake-up instead, and it’s a pretty neat feature for obvious … Read More

How to Sync Photos Between iPhone and Mac with Finder in macOS Catalina & Big Sur

Oct 29, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Add Photos to a New Photos Album on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

For many users, the easiest and best way to sync your photos across multiple devices is undoubtedly using iCloud Photos on the Mac, but that requires a reliable high speed internet connection, and depending on the amount of photos you have, perhaps a lot of iCloud space too. Fortunately, another option exists, and you can … Read More

How to Chat with Apple Support

Aug 26, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Chat with Apple Support

If you’re unable to resolve any issue that you’re facing with an Apple device or service despite reading our articles, you can always get in touch with an official Apple Support agent for further assistance.

How to Use Fall Detection on Your Apple Watch

Aug 10, 2020 - 3 Comments
Fall Detection

Fall Detection was a feature added to Apple Watch Series 4 and later that allows the watch to call emergency services if it believes the wearer has taken a tumble. It’s a wonderful feature that has already been shown to save lives and it’s absolutely one that you should consider enabling. We’re going to show … Read More

How to Change Which Email Accounts Are Available on Your Apple Watch

Jul 24, 2020 - 1 Comment
Email and Apple Watch header

The Apple Watch can be an amazing tool for all kinds of things, but keeping an eye on your email is one that is often overlooked. Fitness and health are understandably the main reasons many people buy Apple Watches today, but triaging notifications – and email in particular – can be a big deal when … Read More

How to Download & Install iPadOS 14 Developer Beta on iPad

Jun 24, 2020 - 2 Comments
Developer web page

Apple’s developer betas are a good way to see what Apple has cooking for a final release to the public, and iPadOS 14 beta is no exception. Apple does run a public beta program too, but if you want the fastest access to the latest beta software, you need to be registered as a developer … Read More

Build Your Own Apple I Replica with SmartyKit

Jan 12, 2020 - 2 Comments
SmartyKit Apple 1 Replica DIY project

The Apple I was the original Apple computer built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, so naturally every Apple fanatic has dreamed of playing around with an Apple I or even having their own. But you won’t need to keep dreaming, because you’ll be able to build your own DIY Apple 1 replica thanks to … Read More

2 Videos Demonstrate Portrait Lighting Effects on iPhone via Apple

Oct 24, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Portrait Lighting Effects shown in Apple promotional videos

The new Portrait Lighting mode feature on iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X cameras aim to bring studio lighting effects to iPhone Portrait mode. Apple wants to show off the new camera feature by demonstrating the effects in recent commercials, and now they have posted a few promotional videos of simple to follow video tutorials … Read More

Watch Steve Jobs Introduce the Original iPhone in 2007

Jan 9, 2017 - 7 Comments
The Original iPhone

Ten years ago today, on January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced iPhone to the world. In a highly anticipated keynote presentation, Jobs famously announced what seemed like three different products: a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough internet communications device… of course this was soon to be revealed as … Read More

Where is the Option / ALT Key on Mac Keyboards?

May 2, 2016 - 9 Comments
Where is Option / ALT key on Apple keyboards

Using the Option / ALT key is an essential part of the Apple keyboard experience for issuing many keystrokes, accessing various hidden features, and a myriad of other functions on both Mac OS X and iOS. All Mac and Apple keyboards have the Option key, it’s just not always labeled as such, which is what … Read More

Is iMessage Down? Is iCloud Down? How to Check Apple Services Status

Feb 19, 2016 - 7 Comments
Check Apple services online or offline

Many Apple device owners depend heavily on iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, Apple ID, Siri, the App Stores, and the other myriad of Apple online services for their Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV to work as intended, whether it’s backing up to iCloud or sending messages to friends and families, using iTunes, or logging into … Read More

WWDC 2015 Starts June 8, New Versions of iOS & OS X Expected

Apr 14, 2015 - 7 Comments
The Apple Logo icon

Apple has announced their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will take place June 8 through June 12 in San Francisco, California.

Apple iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program Will Replace Faulty Batteries for Free

Aug 23, 2014 - 10 Comments
iPhone battery image

If your iPhone 5 battery suddenly shuts itself off, experiences shorter battery life than expected, or needs to be charged seemingly constantly, it may be a result of a battery issue that impacts some iPhone 5 devices, and Apple will now fix the issue for free.

Apple Posts ‘Pride’ Video, Emphasizes Support for Equality & Diversity

Jul 8, 2014 - 15 Comments
Inclusion Inspires Innovation

Apple has posted a new video to the web titled “Pride”, which shows the companies participation in the annual San Francisco Pride Parade. The event, which celebrates equality and diversity with an emphasis on LBGT rights, was attended by Apple CEO Tim Cook and thousands of other Apple employees. Each Apple employee wore t-shirts specifically … Read More

iPhone 5 Power Button Not Working Properly? Apple Will Fix It for Free

Apr 27, 2014 - 18 Comments
iPhone 5 power / sleep / wake button

Many of us who bought an iPhone 5 early in the release cycle have since discovered that our power buttons have either stopped working entirely, or no longer register some clicks / taps. While the assumption has been that it’s a result of wear and tear, Apple has now acknowledged that a malfunctioning power button … Read More

Apple Sets Event Date for October 22, New iPads Coming

Oct 15, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Apple October 22 invite

Apple has sent out press invitations confirming the previously rumored October 22 event date. According to AllThingsD, Apple will unveil a new iPad and iPad Mini model, and likely provide a release date for OS X Mavericks and the new Mac Pro.

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