Tag Archive: Using


How to Play PS4 Games on iPhone & iPad Using Remote Play

Do you own a Playstation 4? If so, consider yourself lucky because you can now use your iPhone and iPad to play all your favorite PS4 games using a feature known as Remote Play. Sony added Remote Play support for iOS devices via a firmware update for the hugely successful gaming console and also released … Read More

How to Record Video Using QuickTake on iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro

Want to record a quick video with an iPhone? The new QuickTake feature of iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max makes it easier than ever to quickly capture video clips. If you’ve used popular social networking apps like Instagram and Snapchat, there’s a good chance you’re well-aware of the “Stories” feature. … Read More

How to Take iPad Screenshots Using Keyboard Shortcuts

Using an iPad with a hardware keyboard provides access to several keyboard shortcuts to quickly take screen shots on iPad. These keystrokes offer a consistent and quick way to take a screenshot on iPad without your fingers having to leave the keyboard to use the other approaches of the Home / Power button iPad screenshot … Read More

How to Stop Apps from Using Camera on Mac

Want to prevent a Mac app from using the camera on your computer? MacOS makes it easy to manually control and manage which apps can access the front-facing camera on a Mac. Being able to manually control which apps access the camera on a Mac can be helpful for privacy and security purposes, and perhaps … Read More

How to Disable Online Activity Status on Instagram to Stop Showing When You’re Using the App

Instagram now defaults to showing other peoples accounts when you were last active using the Instagram application. For example, if you’re using Instagram right now then other Instagram users will be able to see that you are using the app at that moment. If you used the app exactly 23 minutes ago, other users can … Read More

Using TextEdit Tabs on Mac

If you use TextEdit on Mac for your simple word processing and quick plain text editing needs like a Notepad equivalent from the Windows world, you’ll likely appreciate that the latest versions of Mac OS support tabbed windows in TextEdit. This can dramatically reduce window clutter in the TextEdit app, just like tabs work elsewhere. … Read More

Ignoring Built-in Trackpad Input When Using External Mouse with MacBook

The built-in trackpad on MacBook Pro and MacBook functions as the primary input method of the Apple laptops, but if you primarily use an external mouse or external trackpad you may occasionally find the built-in trackpad receives input you’d rather the Mac ignore. With a simple settings adjustment you can do exactly that, ignoring any … Read More

Using the Screenshots Album on iPhone and iPad

If you take many screenshots on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple Watch, you’ll likely find the Screenshots photo album view to be useful in iOS. Essentially the Screenshots photo album serves as a presorted album of all pictures on an iOS device that are screenshots. This includes any screenshots that are taken natively … Read More

Using a Mac Equivalent of Unix “tree” Command to View Folder Trees at Terminal

Mac users who come from a unix background may appreciate knowing how to implement the equivalent to the Unix “tree” command in macOS and Mac OS X. There are actually a few different ways to show a folder tree in the Terminal of Mac OS X, we’ll cover an easy tree equivalent achieved through an … Read More

See How Long You Have Been Actively Using a Mac with Aware

Since many of us spend significant portions of the day sitting at a desk and working on a Mac, it can be nice to know for just how long you have been working at the computer for. Sure you can keep track of this yourself by watching the clock or using a stopwatch, and there … Read More