Category: Apple News


How to Automatically Empty Trash in Mac OS After 30 Days

For those Mac users who often dump items into the Trash but forget to empty it on a regular basis, you can enable a new feature in MacOS which allows the Trash to automatically empty itself after 30 days. This can be a particularly nice feature if your Trash can is constantly bloated and taking … Read More

How to Type Trademark, Copyright, Symbols on iPhone and iPad

If you find yourself needing to type a trademark symbol, copyright symbol, or registered symbol on the iPhone or iPad, you can do so easily using either of the two methods below. The first trick to typing the trademark symbol “™”, the registered symbol, “®”, or the copyright symbol “©” will utilize the QuickType suggestion … Read More

How to Activate Windows 10 After Installing

We recently showed users how to download Windows 10 ISO for free from Microsoft, which can then be installed and run on a PC, in a virtual machine, or with Boot Camp on a Mac without activating. If you decide you want to keep Windows 10 and continue to use it with a full feature … Read More

How to View FileVault Progress When Encrypting a Mac Disk

Using Filevault on a Mac encrypts the entire hard drive and helps protect personal data from theft or unauthorized snooping. It’s a great security feature that many users enable when they’re first setting up their Mac, but some users may enable it or disable it later as well. There’s certainly nothing wrong with that, but … Read More

New ‘Shot On iPhone 7’ Commercial: One Night

Apple is running an all new iPhone commercial focusing on the devices camera. The commercial spot is called “One Night” and apparently includes a collection of photos and videos captured with iPhone 7 on a single night around the world, backed by a jazz soundtrack. According to the brief notes on the Apple YouTube page, … Read More

How to Use iPhone Magnifier Camera

The latest versions of iOS for iPhone include an excellent Magnifier feature which can turn the iPhone camera and screen into a magnifying glass. This has many potential uses, but perhaps the most useful in day-to-day life is as a reading aid to read tiny text without squinting and straining your eyes. Instead, you can … Read More

How to List Every Terminal Command on Mac OS

Have you ever wanted to know what every single possible terminal command was on a Mac? You can list every terminal command available by turning to the command line. What you’ll see is a significant list of terminal commands with over 1400 possible commands to investigate and use, many of which are either helpful or … Read More

Beta 2 of iOS 10.3, tvOS 10.2, watchOS 3.2 Available

Apple has released the second beta versions of iOS 10.3, tvOS 10.2, watchOS 3.2. Users participating in the beta testing programs can find iOS 10.3 beta 2, tvOS 10.2 beta 2, watchOS 3.2 beta 2 available through the respective software update mechanisms on their devices. No major new features are expected in the beta releases, … Read More

How to Copy & Paste on iPad

Using copy and paste on iPad is easy, and much like copying and pasting on a desktop computer or Mac, you can copy just about anything to the iPad clipboard and paste it just about anywhere that will accept input. Whether you want to copy and paste a text clip, a photo or picture, video, … Read More

How to Watch Super Bowl 51 Live on iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC, Apple TV

The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons face off in Super Bowl 51 tomorrow, and if you’re interested in catching the game live, you can turn to your iPad, Mac, Apple TV, or iPhone to stream the game live and probably for free too. Super Bowl LI (LI is 51 in roman numerals, the NFL … Read More