Tag Archive: Hidden


How to Use a Hidden *Darker* Dark Mode Theme in MacOS Mojave

If you like Dark Mode in MacOS, you may appreciate knowing that MacOS Mojave has a secondary secret darker version of the Dark interface theme available with slightly greater contrast, and it’s easy to enable despite being unlabeled and almost entirely hidden in plain sight. The difference is subtle, but if you enable this you’ll … Read More

How to Show Hidden Files on MacOS with a Keyboard Shortcut

Modern versions of Mac OS offer a super-fast and easy way to reveal invisible files on a Mac, all you need to use is a keyboard shortcut. With a simple keystroke, you can instantly show hidden files on a Mac, and with another strike of the same keyboard shortcut, you can instantly hide the hidden … Read More

How to Hide Pictures in Photos for Mac with Hidden Album

If you have some picture(s) you’d rather not shown alongside your regular photo album in Photos for Mac, you can hide those photos and then use a special Hidden Photos album to contain the hidden images and browse them separately. These hidden pictures will be self contained and separate from the regular album views, though … Read More

How to Enable a Hidden Emoticon Keyboard on iPhone

iPhone users regularly enjoy the Emoji keyboard with all the fun icons, faces, and little pictures, but before Emoji came around there were Emoticons, which are basically little text drawings of faces and actions using regular characters on a keyboard. Emoticons are a little bit more complex to type out than hitting a simple Emoji … Read More

12 Beautiful Hidden Nature Wallpapers from Apple for Earth Day

Apple has been running an Earth Day Lessons campaign aimed at students to raise awareness of various environmental issues surrounding conservation, ecosystems, and ecology. Like many other microsites on Apple.com, these web pages are filled with beautiful high resolution images, this time themed around Earth, featuring subjects from zebras, shorelines, kelp forests, to tree farms … Read More

How to dig up all your hidden Facebook messages

Facebook Messenger is more and more becoming my default chat tool as it’s the one app most of my buddies have, either on their laptop or mobile device, regardless of platform. Thing is, Messenger filters a bunch of messages you’ve received, and I’m willing to bet you didn’t even know they were there. If you […]

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7 hidden tips and tricks every iOS Mail user should know

No matter how many email apps I try, I just keep coming back to the stock iOS Mail app. While some of the things I’ve come to love about the iPhone’s built-in Mail app are obvious, some are not — such as shortcuts or gestures that make using it even more intuitive. Here are a […]

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7 hidden tips and tricks every iOS Mail user should know

I recently talked about why I keep coming back to the stock iOS Mail app. While some of the things I’ve come to love about the stock Mail app are obvious, some of then are not — such as shortcuts or gestures that make using it even more intuitive. Here are a few of my […]

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How to find hidden gems streaming on Netflix

Bruce Springsteen once lamented that there were “57 Channels (And Nothin’ On),” and it’s only gotten worse. How do you find something good to watch in an era where Amazon, iTunes, HBO/Showtime, and a ton of network-specific apps and online sites threaten to overwhelm your screens, big and small? It’s not as easy as you’d […]

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5 hidden remote touchpad tricks will make you an Apple TV expert

The new Apple TV remote is a thing of beauty. It’s got six simple buttons, it’s rechargeable and it features a beautifully simple touchpad at the top to swipe across menus, app icons and letters to enter passwords. But the simple joy of using the touchpad is very Apple-like. There are hidden secrets to the […]

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