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How to Clear Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

Sep 20, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Clear Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

If you use Google Maps for navigation on your iPhone and iPad, you may know already that the app saves all of your recent searches for places and directions, just like a web browser. If you want to remove the Google Maps search history to clear out outdated suggestions, or for privacy purposes, you will … Read More

How to Hide Facebook App on iPhone & iPad with Screen Time

Aug 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Hide Facebook App on iPhone & iPad with Screen Time

Do you want to make sure your Facebook app remains hidden when you’re letting someone else use your iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re in luck. Screen Time offers a convenient way to lock apps, and you can use it to block access to Facebook and hide it on your device.

How to Use Face ID with a Face Mask on iPhone & iPad

Aug 10, 2020 - 7 Comments
Use iPhone X without Face ID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it an unfortunate fact that we need to wear face masks when and wherever possible, whether by choice in some regions or by government regulations and orders in others. The idea of course is that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of SARS-COV-2, and so if we want the … Read More

How to Hide Messages on iPhone & iPad

Jul 31, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Hide Messages on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to make sure your messages remain hidden when you’re letting someone else use your iPhone or iPad? If so, you’re in luck. Screen Time offers a convenient way to lock apps, and you can use it to block access to the stock Messages app.

How to Automatically Delete Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

Jul 23, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Automatically Delete Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

Do you use Google Maps for navigation on your iPhone and iPad? If so, you might be interested in setting the app to automatically delete your search history. As you may know, Google Maps defaults to saving your recent searches for places and directions, similar to a web browser. Those searched are saved to improve … Read More

How to View Saved Passwords in Chrome on Mac

Jun 18, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to view saved passwords and logins in Chrome on Mac

Want to view your saved passwords in the Chrome browser? Maybe you need to find a password for a website login that you have saved in Chrome? You can easily find, view, and show saved passwords and logins for websites in the Chrome browser, assuming you’ve saved those passwords to Chrome for the autofill and … Read More

How to Turn Off Face ID on iPhone & iPad

Jun 17, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to turn off Face ID on iPhone and iPad

If you don’t want to use Face ID on iPhone or iPad for whatever reason, you can turn it off at any time, even after you have already set it up. It turns out that even if you had already setup the facial recognition service to unlock the iPhone or iPad, the devices work fine … Read More

How to Prevent Mac from Remembering Wi-Fi Networks Joined

Jun 7, 2020 - 3 Comments
Prevent Mac from remembering joined wi-fi networks

By default the Mac will remember all wi-fi networks that have been joined and accessed from the computer, and will automatically join those wireless networks again when they’re within range. This is a good setting for most users to leave enabled, since it’s convenient to not have to constantly reconnect to familiar wireless networks. But … Read More

How to Remove Location Data from Photos Before Sharing on iPhone & iPad

May 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Remove Location Data from Photos Before Sharing

The camera app on the iPhone and iPad collects geographic data of all the photos you take by default (though geotagging photos can be disabled on the camera). This is called geotagging, which essentially lets you know where exactly the photo was captured. Although this is a useful feature to have, considering how easily you … Read More

How to Use AirPods as a Remote Spying Tool

May 19, 2020 - 3 Comments
AirPods outside of their case

Did you know you can use AirPods and iPhone as a remote spying tool, or simply to boost the volume of some distant sound or speaker? Indeed, with a little planning and know-how, you can use AirPods, AirPods Pro, and PowerBeats Pro, like spying microphones or for amplification to better hear conversations! That may be … Read More

How to Control What Apps Can Access Files & Folders in MacOS Catalina

May 18, 2020 - 3 Comments
Mac Finder, where you can copy the path of a file name easily

You can control which apps have access to files and folders on the Mac. This article will walk you through how to manage what apps can access files and folders in macOS.

How to Fix Cron Permission Issues in MacOS Catalina & Mojave

Apr 27, 2020 - 4 Comments
Mac Terminal icon

Some advanced Mac users may have noticed that certain shell scripts with cron, cron jobs, and crontab are either not working at all, or not able to function properly in the newest versions of MacOS, notably Mojave 10.14, Catalina 10.15 and later. Depending on the situation, this may be accompanied by a permissions error, an … Read More

How to Set Time Limits on iPhone & iPad Apps with Screen Time

Mar 26, 2020 - 2 Comments
Select which apps to limit

Want to set a time limit for app usage on iPhone or iPad? Screen Time lets you do just that. At a time where we all perhaps use our iPhones a little too much, knowing exactly how long we spend with it in our hand can be useful. Knowing which apps we use most can … Read More

How to Delete VPN from Mac

Feb 2, 2020 - 5 Comments
How to setup a VPN on Mac

If you have previously setup a VPN on Mac but no longer use the VPN service, you may want to delete and remove the VPN from MacOS. Additionally, you may wish to remove a VPN configuration from a Mac that is not needed for a particular purpose, job, or enterprise anymore. Removing a VPN from … Read More

How to See & Change What Apps Can Access Health Data on iPhone

Jan 30, 2020 - 1 Comment
Health app data control

The more sensors and gadgets that we wear the more our phones and watches know about us, and if you use some of the various Health apps and fitness trackers you’ll find personal health data can be gathered as well. You might be surprised just how much data your iPhone and Apple Watch can collect … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac with Find My from iPhone or iPad

Jan 28, 2020 - 1 Comment
Tap a device to see its options

Apple’s Find My app and service is a wonderful way of locating and hopefully retrieving lost iPhones, iPads, and Macs. So if you think you’ve misplaced or lost a device, don’t freak out. As long as you’ve done a little setup beforehand – we’ll get to that later – you can use an iPhone or … Read More

How to Setup a VPN on Mac

Jan 20, 2020 - 13 Comments
How to setup a VPN on Mac

Need to setup a VPN on Mac? Setting up a VPN on MacOS is very easy, as this tutorial will walk you through the steps to accomplish a manual VPN configuration on the Mac. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and VPN services are often used by businesses, enterprises, agencies, and individuals for a wide … Read More

How to Stop Being Added to WhatsApp Groups on iPhone & iPad

Jan 18, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Stop Being Added to WhatsApp Groups

With 1.6 billion users who’re active on a monthly basis, WhatsApp is hands down the most popular instant messaging service that exists today. Sure, it’s not as ubiquitous in the US market as Apple’s iMessage, but it’s still a dominating social networking platform across the rest of the world. WhatsApp recently started rolling out a … Read More

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