Archive for October, 2016


macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Beta 4 Released

Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs. No major new features are expected to be included in Mac OS 10.12.1, as the release is likely to focus on patching bugs and system refinement, hopefully resolving some of the known albeit rare problems with … Read More

iOS 10.1 Beta 3 Released

Apple has released the third beta version of iOS 10.1 to users participating in the beta testing programs. iOS 10.1 beta 3 is available to download now through the Software Update mechanism within Settings app. Users in the developer beta program can get the download now, whereas users in the public beta program typically have … Read More

How to Handwrite Messages with iPhone and iOS 10

Did you know you can handwrite messages and notes in Messages for iOS 10 on your iPhone? With this feature you can scribble out a little note or sketch a simple drawing and send it along to any recipient. Unlike some of the more obvious new Messages features in the latest versions of iOS that … Read More

How to Change iPhone 7 Home Button Click Feedback

The new iPhone models don’t have a physical clicking Home button, and instead it senses pressure and gives haptic feedback instead, similar to how 3D Touch works on the screen and on Mac trackpads. If you decide you want to change how that Home button click feels, you can adjust the Home button click strength … Read More

Clear Mac App Store Temp Cache to Fix Some Download Issues

Rarely, the Mac App Store may report erroneous app download statuses or even offer a malformed file leading to an app that doesn’t launch or is partially downloaded. These situations are almost always the result of an interrupted or corrupted download, but can occur in some other scenarios as well. Sometimes simply deleting the app … Read More

How to Clear All Notifications on iPhone with a 3D Touch Trick

Having an iPhone screen full of notifications from messages, calls, and apps can be a little obnoxious. Fortunately the latest versions of iOS on the newest iPhone models support a great little hidden feature which allows you to immediately clear all notifications from an iPhone. The ability to clear all notifications on iPhone requires a … Read More

How to Disable Location Based Suggestions in Mac OS

Spotlight, Safari, Siri, Maps, and other apps on the Mac use your location during searches to help suggest particular activity. For example, if you’re searching in Spotlight for “coffee” on the Mac, you may find that nearby coffee shops are displayed, allowing you to search local listings directly from Spotlight search in Mac OS. These … Read More

How to Unlock an iPhone 7 from AT&T

If you have bought an iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 for AT&T, you’ll find the device does not come unlocked. Fortunately, if you paid in full for the iPhone 7 you can easily unlock it with AT&T by using a simple iTunes process. The best time to attempt to unlock an iPhone on AT&T … Read More

How to Share Notes with iOS 10 for Collaborative Editing

The Notes app in iOS now allows you to share notes with other iPhone, iPad, and Mac users over iCloud. This Note sharing feature is extremely useful, enabling other invited people to view and edit the same shared note that you are using in a collaborative fashion, and of course other people can invite you … Read More

How to Share Notes with iOS 10 for Collaborative Editing

The Notes app in iOS now allows you to share notes with other iPhone, iPad, and Mac users over iCloud. This Note sharing feature is extremely useful, enabling other invited people to view and edit the same shared note that you are using in a collaborative fashion, and of course other people can invite you … Read More