Category: Apple News


Beta 4 of iOS 10.2.1 and MacOS Sierra 10.2.3 Released for Testing

Apple has released the fourth beta versions of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.2.3 to users participating in the beta testing programs. The updated beta builds can be downloaded now from the software update mechanism of iOS or Mac OS for any device or hardware enrolled in the developer beta or public beta testing programs. … Read More

How to Kill a Process by Name Instead of PID via Command Line

Command line users rely on the ‘kill’ command to terminate a process as defined by the appropriate process identifier (PID). While there’s nothing wrong with targeting processes by their PID, another approach which is often easier is to target a process by name, rather than its unique identifier. There are a few ways to kill … Read More

Use Tabs in Maps for Mac

Tabs offer an excellent way to manage multiple windows without overly cluttering the screen of a Mac, a feature which is particularly valuable for smaller screen displays. Like many other apps in new Mac OS releases, the Apple Maps app for Mac now includes the ability to have multiple tabs of maps open concurrently, either … Read More

How to Manually Refresh Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

The Touch Bar on MacBook Pro changes dynamically depending on what application is open and what action is going on within Mac OS. Or at least, that’s what’s supposed to happen. Rarely, the Touch Bar stops working, will get stuck and become unresponsive, maybe even display an erroneous button, or show a blank button that … Read More

How to Save Photos from Messages on iPhone and iPad

Many iPhone users send and receive pictures in Messages app for iOS, but have you ever wanted to save a photo from Messages app to your iPhone or iPad? Maybe it’s a picture you received from someone else that you want to save locally, or perhaps it’s a photo you took with the camera directly … Read More

Beta 3 of iOS 10.2.1, MacOS 10.12.3, WatchOS 3.1.3, tvOS 10.1.1

Apple has released the latest beta version builds of each of their operating systems, including beta updates to MacOS Sierra, iOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.1.3, and tvOS 10.1.1. Users who are participating in the beta testing programs can find the latest releases available now from the Software Update mechanism on their respective devices. Typically public beta … Read More

Watch Steve Jobs Introduce the Original iPhone in 2007

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

How to Disable Automatic GPU Switching on MacBook Pro

For those MacBook Pro owners with higher end models that include dual video cards (integrated and discrete GPU), you’re likely aware that Mac OS and certain apps will switch between the two graphics cards as is determined necessary. The idea behind this is for apps to use the integrated GPU when attempting to conserve power … Read More

New Apple Commercial Shows Off Portrait Mode for iPhone 7 Plus

Apple is running a new iPhone 7 Plus commercial called “Take Mine”, the advertisement emphasizes the devices Portrait Mode camera feature. In the commercial, a girl is visiting a coastal Mediterranean town, and after taking a picture with Portrait mode on her iPhone she soon becomes the impromptu town photographer, snapping portrait mode pictures of … Read More

Set Up Medical ID for Emergency on Your iPhone

The Health app on iPhone is primarily used to track fitness and activity, and likely much more once the Apple Watch and other sensors connect to the device, but another handy and lesser known feature is called Medical ID. Medical ID can be filled out on your iPhone to show important information about the iPhones … Read More