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How to Force Restart iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Force restarting an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max may be necessary as a troubleshooting measure sometimes. Usually you’d only need to force restart iPhone 11 / iPhone 11 Pro if the device becomes unresponsive or otherwise unusable for some reason, like an app has frozen or the system software itself … Read More

How to Force Restart a MacBook Air (2018/2019)

Wondering how to force restart a new MacBook Air 2019 or 2018 model? As you may have noticed there is no obvious power button like there used to be on old Macs, so the old approach to force restarting a Mac seems like it doesn’t apply to the newer MacBook Air 2019 and 2018 models. … Read More

How to Force Reboot iPhone XS Max & iPhone XS

The iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XR have new and different methods for force restarting these model iPhones, due to the fact that none of these models have a Home button. Initiating a forced restart on these new iPhone models may be different and slightly more complicated than before, but it’s still easy … Read More

How to Force Restart iPad Pro

Sometimes you may need to forcibly restart an iPad Pro, usually because of some freezing software or buggy behavior, but sometimes just as a general troubleshooting step. Initiating a forced reboot on iPad Pro models with Face ID and without a Home button is different from the process was on earlier iPad devices. This article … Read More

How to Force Reload Webpage Without Cache in Google Chrome for Mac

Need to force refresh a webpage without loading it from cache in Google Chrome? We’ll show you how a few ways to reload a webpage without cache in Chrome for Mac and Windows. For some quick background, web browsers will cache websites you visit in order to speed up return visits. This is a good … 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

Apple’s mouse will get even more magical with Force Touch

From introducing the mouse to a mass market to getting rid of its buttons by order of Steve Jobs, Apple has always been at the forefront when it comes to driving mouse technology forward. A new Apple patent published today promises to keep that tradition by describing a future Magic Mouse with integrated Force Touch sensors. Coming soon, […]

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How to Adjust Force Click Touch Pressure on Mac Trackpads

Force Click and Force Touch (now called 3D Touch) are able to perform secondary actions by detecting pressure placed on a Mac Trackpad, but some users find that it can either be too easy or too difficult to activate. Fortunately the Mac provides a simple way to adjust the amount of touch pressure necessary to … Read More [Read More…]

How to Adjust Force Click Touch Pressure on Mac Trackpads

Force Click and Force Touch (now called 3D Touch) are able to perform secondary actions by detecting pressure placed on a Mac Trackpad, but some users find that it can either be too easy or too difficult to activate. Fortunately the Mac provides a simple way to adjust the amount of touch pressure necessary to … Read More

You can now listen to The Force Awakens soundtrack on Apple Music

If you’re already bored of playing Christmas songs on repeat, there’s some good news — since Star Wars fans can now enjoy John William’s The Force Awakens soundtrack on iTunes and Apple Music. With popular highlights including, of course, the iconic fanfare, and a sweeping, 9-minute “The Jedi Steps and Finale,” the 23-track soundtrack album runs […]

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