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How to Upgrade from iPhone Running iOS 13.1 Beta to iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro Without Losing Any Data

If you had a prior iPhone running iOS 13.1 beta releases and just got a new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, you may have noticed that you can not restore the iOS 13.1 beta backup to the new iPhone 11 with iOS 13 device. This is because you can’t restore … Read More

How to Boot MacBook Pro Without a Battery (Older Models 2006 – 2011)

You may have noticed that sometimes you can not power on and boot a MacBook Pro when it doesn’t have a battery installed. Let’s say you had to remove the battery of an older MacBook Pro because it was swelling, or the battery failed for some other reason, but when you go to power on … Read More

How to Force Reload Webpage Without Cache in Google Chrome for Mac

Need to force refresh a webpage without loading it from cache in Google Chrome? We’ll show you how a few ways to reload a webpage without cache in Chrome for Mac and Windows. For some quick background, web browsers will cache websites you visit in order to speed up return visits. This is a good … Read More

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 Play MP3 or Audio Without Adding to iTunes Library on Mac

Want to play an mp3, m4a, or audio file on a Mac, but you don’t want to add that MP3 or audio file to your iTunes Library? There are a few different ways to accomplish this task; one approach allows you to play an audio file in an iTunes playlist without copying it to the … 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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