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The MacOS Sierra Compatibility List

The next version of Mac system software is called macOS Sierra, it’s versioned as Mac OS X 10.12, and it will be available as a free download for all compatible Macs in the fall. Of course this begs the question, which Macs are compatible with macOS Sierra? What Mac hardware can run the new operating … Read More

WatchOS 3 and Next tvOS Announced, Release Set for Fall 2016

WatchOS 3 and the next version of tvOS have been announced by Apple as the next major system software updates for Apple Watch and Apple TV. WatchOS 3 Overview The next version of WatchOS offers a variety of new features, and is intended to offer dramatically improved performance which is said to be 7x faster … Read More

MacOS Sierra Announced with Siri, Release Date Set for Fall 2016

Apple has announced the next major version of Mac system software, dubbed macOS Sierra. MacOS Sierra offers improvements to Continuity, iCloud, Apple Pay, tabs improvements, a cross Apple platform clipboard, and perhaps most notable is an inclusion of Siri. Here’s a quick look at some of the new features in macOS Sierra (and yes, Mac … Read More

iOS 10 Debuts with New Features, Release Date Set for Fall

iOS 10 has been announced in what Apple says is the biggest update to the iPhone and iPad ever. With many new features and enhancements, including a revamped lock screen, redesigned control center, smarter photos abilities, major improvements to Siri, and enhancements to Maps, there is much to be offered. Here’s a quick overview of … Read More

Developers Can Download Beta 1 of iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, WatchOS 3, tvOS

The first beta versions of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS, and watchOS 3 are available to download for users participating in the registered developer programs. iOS 10 beta 1, macOS Sierra beta 1, tvOS (10?) beta 1, and watchOS 3 beta 1 are all available to download now from the developer page at Apple.com, along … Read More

How to Check Apple Pencil Battery Life Remaining

The Apple Pencil is proving to be a very popular accessory for the iPad Pro, and while the Apple Pencil gets great battery life and lasts a long time, there is no obvious hardware means of checking the level of battery life remaining of the Pencil. Not to worry, it turns out you can quickly … Read More

How to Set “My Info” Personal Contact Details on iPhone

Setting your personal info, address, and contact information on an iPhone is important if you want to be able to do things like get directions home or to another location from home, appropriate auto-fill details, the ability to easily share your address and contact details with other people, and much more. Perhaps it’s not surprising … Read More

How to Copy Music to iPhone from iTunes

“How do I copy music onto my iPhone from iTunes?” is a fairly common question. Fortunately, copying music onto an iPhone from iTunes is fairly easy once you learn how to do it, though you’d be forgiven if you find the music copy process to be a little confusing at first glance. It turns out … Read More

BitCam: Relive the Early 90s with a One-Bit Camera for iPhone

Longtime Mac users pining to recall the nostalgia of one-bit dithered graphics and Macintosh System 6 will certainly enjoy the astonishingly accurate retro goodness offered by BitCam for iPhone. With BitCam, you can relieve the good old days of spending an afternoon on a Macintosh SE/30 in a computer lab somewhere in the early 90s, … Read More

How to Disable Touch ID on iPhone & iPad

Touch ID is an undeniably convenient feature of the iPhone and iPad, allowing quick access to the device simply by placing a registered finger on the Touch ID sensor, which reads the fingerprint to gain access. While Touch ID is useful, some users may later decide they want to disable the feature on their iPhone … Read More