Tag Archive: Name


How to Set a Profile Photo & Display Name for iMessages on iPhone & iPad

How would you like to be able to set your own profile picture and display name to be shared with other iMessage users? This profile name and picture then shows up as your contact information on their device when you’re communicating. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can easily set this up. Popular … Read More

How to Change AirPods Name from iPhone or iPad

Want to change the name of your AirPods? You can quickly change AirPods name from the Settings app of the synced iPhone or iPad. Note this is just a simple name change of AirPods, it does not require resetting AirPods nor does it require setting them up again. You simply open the pertinent iOS settings, … Read More

How to Find iPad Model Name & Model Number

Need to find the model name and model number of an iPad? Many iPad tablets visually look the same or similar, so you can’t always tell which iPad model a device is simply by looking at it. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to quickly find the iPad product name and iPad model number. We’ll show … Read More

How to Keep Folders on Top When Sorting by Name in Mac OS Finder

By default, if you sort a directory by name in the Mac OS Finder, you will find that both files and folders are arranged alongside one another based upon an alphabetical sorting of their names. This is great for many users, but if you have a large folder with many subfolders and files, it can … Read More

How to Change or Disable Annotation Name in Preview for Mac

The Preview application for Mac defaults to attaching a name with any annotations made on images and PDF files within Preview, the annotation name is then embedded with the image file or PDF as metadata. This name, which is usually the currently logged in user accounts full name, is included with all annotations done within … Read More

How to Sort Notes on iPhone or iPad by Name Title or Date

The iOS Notes app is a popular way to collect notes of various things, draw sketches and doodles, maintain an image or picture collection, keep some note data password protected and secure, and much more. By default the Notes app for iPhone and iPad will place the most recently edited note at the top of … Read More

How to Kill a Process by Name Instead of PID via Command Line

Command line users rely on the ‘kill’ command to terminate a process as defined by the appropriate process identifier (PID). While there’s nothing wrong with targeting processes by their PID, another approach which is often easier is to target a process by name, rather than its unique identifier. There are a few ways to kill … Read More

How to Change a User Home Folder Name in Mac OS

Some advanced Mac users may wish to change a users Home directory folder name. This is a fairly unusual scenario that is typically only necessary for very specific reasons, whether a new user account has been added to a Mac, accounts are being merged, a user is changing their name and adding a new user … Read More

Google gives Chromecast platform a much better name

Google’s Chromecast platform has been given a brand new name: Google Cast. The new name makes more sense given the platform’s ability to stream more than just Chrome tabs, but the Chromecast dongle lineup will retain the old moniker for now. Google has updated its website to reflect the name change, and to make it clear that […]

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Apple says Android Marshmallow is as squidgy as its name suggests

It seems there is little that Apple enjoys more than poking Google with a big stick, and the company’s been at it again, reminding everyone that just 2 percent of devices running Android are updated to the latest Marshmallow release. During its big iPhone and iPad event this morning, Apple trotted out execs to peddle its […]

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