Tag Archive: Enabled

How to Tell if Safari Private Browsing is Enabled When in Dark Mode for MacOS

If you’re a Safari web browser user, and you also use the popular Dark Mode appearance theme on Mac OS, then you may have noticed that it’s a bit more challenging to determine if a Safari browser window is in private browsing mode or not. It turns out there is still a visual cue to … Read More

VoiceOver on Lock Screen of iPhone / iPad? How to Unlock iPhone if VoiceOver is Enabled

Have you ever found yourself with an iPhone or iPad that is stuck in VoiceOver mode and as a result you can’t unlock the iPhone or iPad? When VoiceOver is active and the screen is locked, if you’re trying to unlock the device or enter a passcode you may instead find that whatever is on … Read More

How to Check if System Integrity Protection (SIP) is Enabled on Mac

System Integrity Protection (SIP) locks down certain Mac OS system folders to prevent modification, execution, and deletion of critical system-level files on the Mac, even with a root user account. While the SIP security feature is enabled by default on all modern Mac OS releases, you may find yourself in various situations where you need … Read More

How to Fix Night Shift Stuck Enabled in Mac OS

Is your Mac screen looking strangely orange from Night Shift being stuck on, even during daylight hours when Night Shift should be off? It may be rare and it’s not clear what causes Night Shift to sometimes get stuck enabled on a Mac, but when it does happen it’s pretty obvious because the screen colors … Read More

Use WiFi And Bluetooth On Your iPad or iPhone While Airplane Mode Is Enabled [iOS Tips]

WiFi Airplane

So, there you are, sitting on the airplane, with your iPad on Airplane mode. But you’re also on one of those newfangled jets that actually offers internet via WiFi. What’s a jet-setting iOS user to do? Why, turn on WiFi while still remaining in FAA-compliant Airplane mode, of course.

Here’s how.

Tap your Settings app and toggle Airplane Mode at the top to ON. Then, tap on Wi-Fi,  [Read More…]

$8 Buys You Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, Now Retina Enabled

If you haven’t played this on iPhone or iPad, yet, get with it. On your Mac.

Wait, what? You haven’t played Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP? What’s wrong with you? It’s only one of the best games out there on the iPhone and iPad, garnering several awards from around the web.

The hit universal iOS game is now available for the Mac, and the latest update is Retina Enabled, for all  [Read More…]

Griffin Releases Two MIDI Enabled Mobile Music Studio Solutions for the iPad

Griffin continues to turn out iOS accessories at CES, but none appear quite as useful for budding independent musicians than their new MIDI docks. Griffins two new docks potentially turn the iPad into a reasonably powerful portable music studio solution. Griffins cheaper option the MIDIConnect ($79.99)adds a standard 5-pin DIN MIDI-in port to the iPad allowing users to plug in keyboards, guitars, and other MIDI devices. Also, it allows users to record these MIDI devices  [Read More…]

Apples Recent Firmware Updates Enabled SATA 6Gbps Support in New MacBooks

Apples recent firmware updates were famous for preparing the companys latest Thunderbolt-equipped Macs for the upcoming Thunderbolt Display. However, they also enabled one feature than Apple didnt tell you: SATA 6Gbps support. That means your new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air is now capable of SATA 6bps transfer speeds. So why didnt Apple tell you? Surely this is something the company would want to boast about? ZDNet explains: Apple doesnt promote  [Read More…]

Kingston Wi-Drive Brings WiFi Streaming Enabled SSD Storage On Your iOS Device

Ever thought that the internal storage space on your iOS device wasn’t enough for all your movies and music? Ever considered the possibility of letting people access media stored on your device without them taking it physically from you? Introducing the Wi-Drive from Kingston, a niftly little wireless SSD that can stream to four other iDevices simultaneously.   Kingston’s Wi-Drive acts as an external WiFi enabled storage device for your iDevice, allowing you  [Read More…]