Tag Archive: Unwanted


How to Delete Unwanted Email Addresses in Mail on Mac

The Mail app for Mac maintains a list of contacts and email addresses with which you have communicated before, and that email address list will be used for the Mail app suggestions and email address completion suggestion lists. This is separate from the regular Contacts address book that is maintained on the Mac, as the … Read More

Apple might finally let you delete unwanted iOS apps

Get ready to say goodbye to that folder on your iPhone holding all the stock iOS apps you never use. Code found in iTunes suggests Apple finally plans to give iPhone and iPad users the tools to delete unwanted iOS apps that come pre-installed on devices like the Compass, Tips, Stocks, Voice Memos, and more. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Delete your unwanted iPhone photos in one quick purge

We all need to get rid of photos from our iPhones from time to time, and iOS 8 makes it pretty simple to select a single or group of photos and delete. Deleting a photo at a time is all…Read more ›

eBay Valet sells your unwanted goods on your behalf

eBay has expanded its Sell For Me service — in which valets will sell your stuff on eBay in exchange for a 30% commission — with the launch of a great new app called eBay Valet. The process of using…Read more ›

How to Stop iTunes AutoFilling Unwanted Music Onto an iPhone / iPod touch / iPad

Have you ever wanted to just copy a song or two over to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad from iTunes, only to have iTunes try to sync a whole barrage of unwanted music to the iOS device? That happens due to iTunes AutoFill, a feature that some users may enjoy as it will fill … Read More

Stop iOS from Re-Joining Unwanted Wi-Fi Networks with a Forced Forget

iOS is usually smart enough to join the last functioning wireless network used within range, but if you’re in an area with many wi-fi networks available sometimes you’ll find an iPhone or iPad is persistently joining and re-joining a network that you don’t want it to, even if you consistently toggle over to join a … Read More

Line’s New Smartphone App Helps You Dodge Unwanted Calls

Line, the hugely popular messaging service that boasts more than 300 million registered users worldwide, today launched its new Whoscall app for smartphones. Available now on Android, and coming soon to iOS, the app allows users to identify mystery callers…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Ignore Unwanted Or Unknown Calls To Your iPhone More Easily [iOS Tips]

Do Not CallNow here’s a slick little trick fresh off the boat from those wacky folks at Macworld that will have you wondering, “why didn’t I think of that?” You know how you get tons of calls each week or month that are from solicitors, political pollsters, and that weird uncle who will just not leave you […]

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Save Space On Your Hard Drive – Delete Unwanted Speech Voices From Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Speech Voices

Hard drive space is at a premium these days, with files getting larger and solid state drives (SSD) becoming more affordable and ubiquitous. I’m typing on a Macbook Air right now, and making sure I don’t clutter up the drive with unnecessary files is important to me.

One way to do this is to get rid of the voices that Mac OS X uses for text-to-speech. These files can  [Read More…]

Use Restrictions To Hide Unwanted Apps On Your iPhone [iOS Tips]

Restrictions

If you’ve ever handed your phone over to someone to let them use it as a (gasp) telephone, you’ve felt that moment of frisson where you wonder, “oh, man, what if they see that certain app? What will they think of me?” I’m not going to judge you; we all have apps we’d rather not have people see.

Luckily for all of us, then, that there’s a couple of neat  [Read More…]