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PSA: Content Blockers May Break Captive Portal Wi-Fi Login Pages

Nov 12, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Content blockers may break captive portal wi-fi login pages

Here’s a helpful bit of knowledge that you may want to keep in mind when traveling or using public wi-fi spaces; if you use Content Blockers in Safari or your web browser, that content blocker may break a wi-fi’s captive portal login page, thereby preventing you from joining that particular wireless network. This applies to … Read More

How to Install Safari Technology Preview on Mac

Oct 22, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Safari Technology Preview running in macOS

Safari Technology Preview is an optional web browser for Mac that is separate from the regular Safari browser, with the Tech Preview offering an early look at upcoming web technologies and features before they become included in the primary Safari browser. In this way, Safari Tech Preview is kind of like Google’s Chrome Canary, and … Read More

Where Desktop Pictures Set from Safari are Located on Mac

Sep 5, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Location of Safari set desktop picture on the Mac

If you have ever used the “Use Image as Desktop Picture” feature in Safari for Mac to set your wallpaper, you know that you can set any image you run into on the web as the wallpaper on your Mac. Often, we may set an image from the web as our Mac wallpaper, and then … Read More

How to Bypass CAPTCHAs on Mac Automatically

Jul 6, 2023 - 17 Comments
Bypass CAPTCHAs on Mac automatically

If you’re a Mac user, you may be interested in bypassing CAPTCHAs that you encounter as you browse the web, automatically. Nobody likes CAPTCHAs, which are the goofy tests that we are subjected to on the web that make you “prove that you are a human” and are aimed to filter out bots and spammers. … Read More

Fix “Application Error: A Client-side Exception has Occurred” in Safari

Apr 18, 2023 - 11 Comments
Safari error

Occasionally, when browsing the web you may see a website fail to load or interrupt with an error message that says “Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information).” Let’s dive into what this error message means, and how to fix it in Safari, whether you’re on a Mac, … Read More

How to Disable iCloud Private Relay for Specific Website on iPhone & iPad

Mar 7, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Temporarily disable iCloud Private Relay on iPhone and iPad

The iCloud Private Relay feature allows you to hide your IP address from websites as you browse the web, which can help to increase privacy and prevent some unwanted tracking. However, there are times when you might want to show your IP address to a particular website or webpage, and in these situations you can … Read More

How to Save Images from Safari to iPhone & iPad

Sep 23, 2022 - 2 Comments
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

How to Change the Font of a Webpage in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Aug 30, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Change the Font of a Webpage in Safari

Have you ever wanted to customize the font seen on a webpage? Maybe you have a preferred font that you want to see while you’re reading, or the font on a particular webpage is difficult to read? In that case, you’ll be excited to know that you can now do this on your iPhone or … Read More

How to Access Reader Mode in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Aug 23, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to access Reader mode on Safari for iPhone

Reader Mode in Safari is a fantastic feature for Safari on iPhone and iPad that lets you more easily read just about any web page, and works particularly great on longer articles or pages with a lot of clutter. Basically Reader mode will strip away any and all other page content except for the article … Read More

Ghostery Slowing Down Safari Performance? Here’s a Fix

Jun 4, 2022 - 4 Comments
Fix Slow Safari Ghostery performance

Ghostery is a popular content blocker that aims to block annoyances, trackers, pop-ups, ads, and other web clutter. When implemented properly, it often even helps to speed up Safari performance by preventing the loading of a bunch of unnecessary stuff on a webpage. But after updating Ghostery recently on a Mac, I noticed a serious … Read More

“Touch ID to Log In” Stuck on Mac Touch Bar? Here’s the Fix

May 25, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Force Quit the TouchBarServer

Owners of a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar may occasionally run into an issue where the Touch Bar gets stuck on a “Touch ID to Log In” screen, often with a Safari icon, displaying even if Safari is not the foremost app on the Mac. Tapping on the ‘Cancel’ button on the Touch Bar doesn’t … Read More

Fix iCloud Errors & “Can’t Establish Secure Connection with” on MacOS Sierra & High Sierra

Apr 27, 2022 - 1 Comment
Fix Safari Can't Establish Secure Connection errors, Apple ID errors, iCloud errors, in MacOS High Sierra

Some Mac users running MacOS Sierra and MacOS High Sierra have found they’re unable to login to an Apple ID or iCloud through System Preferences, or access in Safari. Additionally, Apple websites requiring usage of an Apple ID from Safari fail with a ‘Safari Can’t Open Page’ error “because Safari can’t establish a secure … Read More

How to Control+F Search on iPhone & iPad in Safari

Apr 25, 2022 - 6 Comments
Control F equivalent on iPhone and iPad Safari

Many computer users associate Control+F with searching for text on a web page, and if you’re coming to the iPhone or iPad from the Windows world, you may be wondering how you can use the equivalent to the Control+F search in the Safari browser on iPhone and iPad. The Safari web browser on iPhone and … Read More

How to Clear Safari Reading List on iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Mar 23, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Clear Safari Reading List

Do you make use of the Reading List feature in Safari to save web pages for later? In that case, you may want to clear the list every now and then once you’ve read them. It’s kind of similar to why anyone would want to clear their browsing cache and history once in a while.

How to Use WhatsApp on iPad

Feb 16, 2022 - 9 Comments
Whatsapp iOS Icon

WhatsApp is an extremely popular messaging client for users on just about any platform, so if you’re interested in using WhatsApp on iPad you’re certainly not alone. While WhatsApp is actively working on a native client for iPad that isn’t available yet, you can still use WhatsApp on iPad easily. Setting up WhatsApp on iPad … Read More

Fix “Safari Can’t Open Page NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28” Error on Mac

Jan 28, 2022 - 12 Comments
Safari can't open page NSPOSIXErrorDomain 28

Some Mac Safari users are encountering a Safari failure that causes a curious “NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28” error message to appear, preventing the web browser from working as usual. The full error message appears seemingly at random when Safari on the Mac is used to open a new Safari window or tab, or when a page is trying … Read More

Safari 15 Bug Leaks Some Browser History & Google Account Info

Jan 17, 2022 - 6 Comments
Indedexdb Safari 15 bug leaks browser data

A significant Safari bug has been disclosed publicly by FingerPrintJS, impacting Safari 15 on MacOS, iOS, and iPadOS.

How to Take Full Web Page Screen Shots on Mac the Easy Way

Dec 9, 2021 - 28 Comments
Take a full webpage screenshot on Mac with Firefox

Need to take a full web page screen shot on the Mac? There’s a very easy way to do it, but it does not include using the Mac screenshot tools since the feature is not currently available in macOS. Not to worry though, as we have a very easy approach to capture full page screenshots … Read More

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