Tag Archive: Apple


How to Use Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Mac Problems

One of the definitive ways for an average user to determine if their Mac has a hardware problem is to run Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, which is what we’re going to show you how to do in this tutorial. Yes, most Mac users will experience plenty of years of trouble-free computing, but sometimes … 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

Fix for Retina MacBook Pro 13″ Freezing Issue Offered by Apple

A number of Mac users have discovered that their computers are freezing at random after updating their computers to OS X 10.11.4 and sometimes with OS X 10.11.5 as well. The problem is rather annoying as the Mac becomes entirely unresponsive and requires a forced reboot intervention, though disabling WebGL in Safari seems to help … Read More

How to Setup 2-Factor Authentication on Apple ID for Extra Security

This guide will walk through setting up two-factor authentication for an Apple ID. Two-factor authentication requires that whenever a user is logging in to an Apple ID from a new untrusted device, not only must the proper password be entered but a secondary security ID code must be entered as well, which is typically delivered … Read More

How to Disable “Connect” Tabs and Apple Music in iTunes

If you don’t use the Apple Music subscription service and you don’t have a need for the “Connect” tab in iTunes, you’ll probably find it helpful to know that you can clean up the interface a bit by disabling Apple Music and completely hiding the associated Connect tab and Radio tab in the new versions … Read More

Apple Runs Siri Ad, “Thank You Speech” with Neil Patrick Harris

Apple has released a new iPhone ad emphasizing the devices hands-free Hey Siri feature. In the commercial, celebrity Neil Patrick Harris (Doogie Howser, remember that show?) asks Siri to read an acceptance Thank You speech for some unknown award, and then lip-syncs the response from Siri. Apple calls the ad: ‘Thank You Speech’ and included … Read More

Apple Runs iPhone “Moms” Ad for Mothers Day

Apple is running a new iPhone ad that emphasizes the devices camera capabilities, this time focusing on pictures and videos of various Moms and aspects of motherhood. The ad features a soft song playing in the background as it goes through a variety of pictures of mothers, showing the names of the photographer attached to … Read More

How to Hide Glances on Apple Watch

Apple Watch includes a variety of default glances, including a battery monitor, heart rate monitor, a calendar, a media playback adjuster, stocks, maps, a world map, amongst others. Additionally, many of the apps installed onto Apple Watch include a Glance feature with them, which allows users to quickly see a glimpse of what that app … Read More

Apple Runs 2 New iPhone 6S Commercials: “Onions” & “Fingerprint”

Apple has issued a set of new iPhone commercials, one focusing on the devices high resolution camera, and the other emphasizing the Touch ID fingerprint reader. Both ads are airing now and are a bit lighthearted, if you watch primetime TV you’ll likely see them shortly, otherwise they have been embedded below for easy viewing. … Read More

How to AirPlay YouTube from Mac to Apple TV

Have you ever been watching a YouTube video on a Mac and wished you could send it to your Apple TV to view on a bigger screen? You can do exactly that with the help of AirPlay and the latest versions of Mac OS X, which make sending a YouTube video from the Mac to … Read More