Tag Archive: Check


Check iOS Settings Status with Siri

Ever wondered if an iOS Setting was turned off or on? Don’t want to go fishing around in Settings of iOS to see if something is enabled or disabled? Maybe you’re away from your device and want to know a settings status using Hey Siri? You don’t always need to dig around in the Settings … Read More

How to Check IPSW Signing Status

Whether or not an IPSW firmware file is signed determines whether or not you can use that IPSW to update iOS or whether or not you can downgrade iOS to a prior version. Put simply, if an IPSW firmware file is not being signed by Apple through their servers, it can not be used to … Read More

iOS 10 Battery Life Draining Too Fast? Check These 9 Helpful Tips

Is your battery draining faster with iOS 10? It shouldn’t be, but some people have felt that updating to iOS 10 has reduced the battery life on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you suspect that updating to iOS 10 has changed your battery life for the worse, read on to learn some potential … Read More

Manually Check for New eMail in Mail for Mac with a Keyboard Shortcut

The Mail app for Mac will automatically check email accounts for new mail, and with a little customization you can even adjust how often it refreshes and checks for new emails as well. Those settings work fine for many users, but another option is to manually refresh and force a check for new email by … Read More

Check iCloud Email from a Windows PC or Anywhere via Web

Many Apple users don’t know this, but you can access your iCloud.com email address from anywhere. That means you can read, write, forward, and save drafts of any iCloud emails, and it’s all done through the web. The great thing about this approach is that allows a user to check and use iCloud.com email without … 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

Check out this week’s best tech, tools and lessons [Deals]

This was a good week for deals, as the list below will attest to. From a camera that takes 3-dimensional pictures to an app for keeping your writing process in line, comprehensive courses in cyber security and more. Take a look, there’s probably something here you’ll be glad you found: Cyber Security Hacker and Pen […]

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Check Packages for Expired Certificates in Mac OS X

Many Mac users will download package files of combo updates or other software in order to install them on multiple computers, thereby avoiding updating with the Mac App Store. This is particularly common with Mac systems administrators, where it makes more sense to download a single package update or installer once and distribute it over … Read More

Check out this high-tech animal gear for National Pet Day

Did you know that this is National Pet Day in the United States? If you didn’t, go find your pet, give them a hug, and apologize. And if you were aware, go find your pet and give them a hug anyway because they love you. And you love them right back, so you probably want […]

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Check out John Oliver’s hilarious rant in favor of iPhone encryption

John Oliver took on Apple’s continuing privacy standoff with the FBI during Sunday’s Last Week Tonight — describing how crucial encryption is when it comes to protecting important data such as, “our financial information, health records, dick pics, trade secrets, classified government records, [and] dick pics.” And you know what? As well as being very funny, […]

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