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Warning: iOS Mail Blocks Access on iPhone with Full Storage

Just about every iPhone I know is perpetually full and constantly battling the various storage error messages, and yes mine is included in that group. Typically the nuisance of having full iPhone storage is limited to not being able to take anymore pictures (you can use a screwy workaround to snap a few more photos … Read More

How to Erase a Disk from Command Line in Mac OS X

Some Mac users may require the ability to erase a disk or erase a hard drive from the command line on Mac OS, a task which is typically performed through the Disk Utility application from the GUI. The command line approach to disk erasure in macOS is a bit different and it requires precise syntax … Read More

macOS Sierra Dev Beta 8 & Public Beta 7 Released for Testing

Apple has released a new beta version of macOS Sierra for public beta and developer beta testers, versioned as Mac OS 10.12 developer beta 8 and Mac OS 10.12 public beta 7. Mac users who are participating in the beta testing programs for Mac OS system software can find the latest macOS Sierra update in … Read More

Apple Event Set for September 7, iPhone 7 Likely to Debut

Apple will be hosting a media event on September 7, according to invitations sent to select members of the press and a notification posted to The event will be held at 10:00 am PST in San Francisco, California, and the event keynote will live streamed through the web. It is widely assumed the upcoming … Read More

How to Save or Convert Word Doc to PDF on Mac

There may come a time when you need to save or convert a Microsoft Word Doc or DOCX file to PDF format from a Mac. The advantages to saving a Word DOC as PDF are notable in that the PDF file becomes universally readable by any operating system with a PDF reader, even without the … Read More

Mac Setups: Audio Engineer Mac Pro Workstation

Back by popular demand, Mac setups are here again! Here we are featuring the stellar workstation of a pro audio engineer… let’s dive in and check out the setup. What do you do and use your Apple gear for? I’m a freelance engineer and mixer working in Music, Film/TV post production and radio, so I … Read More

How to Search Man Pages at the Command Line

Command line users are undoubtedly familiar with man pages, or manual pages, that contain details, help, and documentation to specified commands and functions. Referencing a man page can be essential when trying to learn proper syntax or how a command works, but with how large some manual pages are it can be a real drag … Read More

How to Trim Movies in Photos for Mac

Photos app for Mac can not only manage your photos, but also any of videos that have been copied into Photos app from an iPhone or camera as well. If you have a movie file in Photos on the Mac that you like but it’s just a bit too long, or perhaps the action scene … Read More

iOS 10 Beta 8 Released for Testing

Apple has released new beta builds of iOS 10 to users enrolled in the developer beta and public beta testing programs. The latest developer beta of iOS 10 is beta 8, with a simultaneous iOS 10 public beta 7 release also available. The new 8th beta release is quite small as an over-the-air update, suggesting … Read More

iOS 9.3.5 Security Update Released for iPhone, iPad

Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The small update appears to include security fixes and is therefore recommended for all users to install. Updating to iOS 9.3.5 is easy as we’ll walk through below, and advanced users can also choose to use the IPSW firmware files to … Read More