Tag Archive: Apps


How to Find All 32-Bit Apps on a Mac

MacOS High Sierra is the last macOS release to support 32-bit apps “without compromise” (presumably meaning without performance degradation, and with maximum compatibility), and betas of macOS 10.13.4 are now notifying users if 32-bit apps are being run. This might suggest that 32-bit Mac apps will run through a compatibility mode like Rosetta or Classic … Read More

How to Offload Apps on iPhone or iPad to Free Up Storage Space

The ability to offload apps from an iPhone or iPad offers an alternative method to save storage space on an iOS device, as offloading apps removes the app from the device while still preserving that apps related data. Preserving the apps data is what makes offloading apps unique and different from simply uninstalling an iOS … Read More

How to Make Apps Open in Full Screen Mode on Mac Automatically

Some Mac users really enjoy full screen mode for apps and windows, so much so that they might want to make Mac apps open in full screen mode automatically. While there is no system wide setting in Mac OS to make apps default to opening in full screen mode, there is a workaround trick that … Read More

How to Fix “Verification Required” for Apps Downloads on iPhone and iPad

You may discover a “Verification Required” error message when attempting to install or update free apps from the iOS App Store on an iPhone or iPad, thereby preventing the user from downloading apps or updating any apps. The complete message is either “Verification Required – Before you can make purchases, you must tap Continue to … Read More

How to Install & Use SF Mono Font on Mac with Other Apps

SF Mono is a really nice monospaced font available to Mac users within Terminal and Xcode, but you may have noticed that SF Mono is not available outside of those two apps. If you’d like to use SF Mono font elsewhere in MacOS and in other Mac apps, follow the instructions below to install the … Read More

How to Force Quit Multiple Mac Apps Simultaneously

You probably know the various different methods for how to force quit apps on the Mac by now, but a lesser known capability is that Mac OS allows you to force quit multiple apps at the same time. This can be a great trick when troubleshooting, as well as a just a nice way to … Read More

How to Hide & Unhide Downloaded Apps from App Store on iPhone & iPad

iPhone and iPad users can hide apps that were purchased or downloaded from the App Store of iOS. By hiding an app in the App Store, it will not appear in the App Store updates section, and it will not appear to have been downloaded before. Likewise, iPhone and iPad users can also unhide any … Read More

How to Enable Siri for Third Party Apps in iOS 10

Siri in iOS now supports third party apps, meaning Siri can interact with apps like PayPal, Skype, Uber, and others that have chosen to include support for the Siri virtual assistant. In practice this allows you to ask Siri to do something like “send $ 10 to Bob using PayPal” or “Get me an Uber to … Read More

How to Delete Large Apps from Mac to Free Up Storage

Many Mac users have apps installed on their Mac which take up considerable storage space but generally go unused. Accordingly, Mac users can free up storage space on their computer by tracking down large Mac apps and deleting them. The latest versions of MacOS offer a very easy way to track down large applications, see … Read More

Instantly Free Up 2.7GB+ of Storage Space on New iPhone by Removing iWork Apps

Most new iPhone and iPad models ship with the pre-installed iWork / iLife suite of apps, including Pages, Keynote, iMovie, Numbers, and Garageband. While this is a great collection of apps, many users who won’t be using them (or at least all of the apps) may rather have extra storage space available, which is nearly … Read More