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How to Get Dynamic Desktops on Any Version of Mac OS – Without Mojave!

Dynamic Desktops are an interesting feature in MacOS Mojave that cause the desktop wallpaper to change throughout the day with the time, mimicking the changes in lighting that would occur in a scene as the day and night progresses. It’s a subtle but cool feature that brings some life to an otherwise static wallpaper. But … Read More

How to Enable Bluetooth Without a Keyboard or Mouse on Mac

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where Bluetooth needs to be enabled on a Mac, but you don’t have a mouse or keyboard handy? This can pose a conundrum; in order to re-enable Bluetooth, you must use a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard… That may sound a little silly, but it’s a situation which … Read More

The Mac “Differentiate without color” Accessibility Setting Explained

Mac users who have explored the Display Accessibility preference panels, perhaps to disable transparency or to increase visual contrast, have likely seen another setting called “Differentiate without color.” If you have wondered what that setting does or means, you’re certainly not alone, and you may have even toggled it on or off trying to see … Read More

Opening DOCX Files on a Mac, Without Microsoft Office

Mac users may encounter DOCX files from time to time, often sent from a Windows user as an email attachment or otherwise, as the .docx file types are standard document files created in newer versions of Microsoft Office. But what if you don’t have Office on the Mac? That’s ok too, even if you don’t … Read More

Swipe your photos from one device to another without any fuss

With iOS, you have AirDrop, and on Android you have Android Beam to send photos and files back and forth to other devices running the same operating system. But what if you want to send photos from your iPhone to your friend’s Nexus? Or vice versa? FotoSwipe, a new app for both iOS and Android, […]

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TrackR’s new app can find lost iOS devices even without GPS

Finding your iPad or iPhone is about to get a whole lot easier, even under the worst circumstances, thanks to a new app from TrackR that can locate your lost iOS devices regardless of whether or not its connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data. The new free app called TrackR tablet, runs on both iPhone […]

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FBI cracks San Bernardino iPhone without Apple’s help

The U.S. Department of Justice reportedly plans to remove all legal action against Apple after the FBI found that it was able to successfully hack the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone without assistance from Apple. Apple and the FBI have been fighting a very public legal battle over whether the government can force the iPhone-maker to […]

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Apple TV app lets you see the weather without opening it [Reviews]

For several months on my new Apple TV I’ve been searching for a decent weather app that doesn’t cost too much, and truth be told I really haven’t been able to find any. My go-to weather app has been Carrot Weather for quite some time, but I don’t love the interface on a big television […]

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iPhone 7 concept shows thintastic future without headphone jack

Designer Eric Huismann has an an awesome idea of what the iPhone 7 might be like. It’s one that supports recent rumors. Get ready, because if he concept design ever becomes reality, your next iPhone might be missing one crucial hardware feature: the headphone jack. Instead, he introduces the idea of wireless AirPods that connect to the […]

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Pro Tip: Use Siri without all of its loud play-by-play

You know how it is: you press and hold the Home button to set a quick timer and she comes back all loud, “OK! Setting the timer! I’m in suspense!” Or some such nonsense. Sure, you want to confirm that Siri’s not, say, adding an event to your calendar or calling your Aunt Tilly instead […]

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