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  • Best Headphones to Replace Your EarPods for Your iOS Device

    Thu 1:10pm By Alexander Fox
    The EarPods that come with your iOS device are fairly functional. They fit in most folk’s ears, they provide acceptable audio, and the built-in microphone and volume controls are handy. They’re also very easy to lose or break. It seems that Apple’s wired…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, August 16, 2018

    Thu 8:00am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Galactikitties Sweet Roll…
  • Pro Terminal Commands: How and Why To Edit Sudoers on macOS

    Tue 11:00am By Alexander Fox
    Within your macOS system, there’s a file called “sudoers” which controls the deepest levels of your permissions system. This file says which users can run sudo, and what they can do when they run it. Basically, it decides who is in charge. We can edit…
  • 11 Cool iPhone Features You May Not Know About

    Mon 11:00am By Apple Gazette
    If you knew all the features of your iPhone, how much easier your life would be. Here are some I’ve found quite useful. There’s more to discover as Apple keeps adding new elements, but these will do for now. 11 Cool iPhone Features You May Not Know About…
  • Sealing the Quick Look Cache Security Leak

    Aug 8, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    As a rule, macOS caches don’t require regular cleaning. They typically manage themselves, emptying out old files when the cache grows too large or the files grow too old. So as far as users are concerned, caches are entirely self-operating. Unless, of…
  • Elmedia Video Player Is a Polished Replacement for VLC

    Aug 6, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    In the world of free desktop video players, VLC reigns supreme. It’s free. It’s open source. You can watch virtually any video file. It’s lightweight, safe, and widely trusted. But like a lot of free, open-source software, it can be a little bit buggy…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, August 2, 2018

    Aug 2, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Shuyan Saga™ : Episode One…
  • Watching Media and Stream to iOS Devices with VLC Mobile

    Aug 1, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Mobile devices typically lack one crucial feature: storage. As a result, big media files like video get saved on big hard drives, typically attached to laptops and desktops. Yet mobile devices make excellent content consuming devices. The solution to this…
  • Dashlane Takes a Step Towards Full Protection With New Release

    Jul 30, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    I was a dedicated Dashlane user for a while. It was the first password manager I seriously used, the increase in security was revelatory. With Dashlane, remembering passwords was a thing of the past. I could generate secure, unique passwords for every site I…
  • Apple Takes Another Giant Step In Defeating Spotify With Ed Sheeran Doc

    Jul 26, 2018, 10:00 am By Apple Gazette
    In one of the great tech battles of our time, Apple Music has landed a heavy blow against rival Spotify by securing the exclusive rights to stream an upcoming documentary from Ed Sheeran. Called ‘Songwriter,’ the documentary covers the songwriting and…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, July 26, 2018

    Jul 26, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Pocket Glasses PRO Pocket…
  • Does Apple Suck Now?

    Jul 25, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    I’ve been an Apple fan for years. Even since I bought a 2010 white MacBook for college, I’ve been on the side of their design principles. I love macOS with so much of my heart. Using Windows or even Linux feels painful in contrast to a well-designed…
  • Configuring macOS Security With Your Built-in Firewall

    Jul 23, 2018, 11:13 am By Alexander Fox
    Your Mac comes with its very own built-in firewall. But like many built-in security features, new users often ignore these settings. The firewall controls what Internet connections are accepted by your Mac. Some connections, like obviously malicious ones, will…
  • Recovering Data From A Physically Damaged iPhone With Chip-Off Forensics

    Jul 23, 2018, 11:00 am By Apple Gazette
    Before we get started I need to clarify something. Some companies are going to say that recovering data from a damaged iPhone using chip-off forensics is possible. The truth is – and it does depend on the circumstances – yes, it can be done but there is a…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, July 19, 2018

    Jul 19, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today YoWindow Weather YoWindow is…
  • Copying Files to and From Your iPhone and iPad

    Jul 18, 2018, 5:09 pm By Alexander Fox
    It used to be that the iPhone was restrictive about the files it could store. However, over the years, Apple has loosened their policies. With the Files app, iOS users have system-level access to cloud services and local storage. Today a variety of files can…
  • Get Wallpaper Apps for the iPhone X Without Getting Scammed

    Mon 11:00am By Alexander Fox
    It’s a little thing, but nice wallpaper makes your iPhone better. For a good look, you’ll need wallpaper apps for the iPhone X without getting scammed. The screen is gorgeous, and it’s the phone’s most visible selling point. As the only model in the…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, July 12, 2018

    Jul 12, 2018, 8:00 am By Apple Gazette
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Mideo: Video + Listen to…
  • Pro Terminal Commands: Working with Awk

    Jul 11, 2018, 11:00 am By Alexander Fox
    Awk is a pro terminal command for data processing built right into your Mac, but that’s not all it is. It also has the power and capabilities of a general-purpose programming language. And while you won’t be writing the next big app in awk, you get access…
  • Getting Started with Terminal: Hide Files on macOS

    Jul 9, 2018, 10:30 am By Alexander Fox
    Your Mac has a few built-in ways to hide files on macOS from Finder windows. This will make the file invisible until you choose to reveal it or turn the invisibility off. Keep in mind that this doesn’t remove the file from your system or encrypt it. What…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, July 5, 2018

    Jul 5, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Annoying Orange: Kitchen…
  • 5 Ways to Search For Files on macOS More Effectively

    Jul 4, 2018, 11:34 am By Alexander Fox
    Macs are awesome, but macOS search isn’t always great. While the built-in search tools for Finder are powerful, they’re not immediately discoverable. Users can work on Macs for years without realizing how capable Finder’s search is beyond simple keyword…
  • Boost Your Productivity with Text Expansion

    Jul 2, 2018, 10:49 am By Alexander Fox
    If your job involves a computer (and it probably does), you spend a lot of time typing. And if your job involves programming or medical charting, forget it. You can probably hear the clacking of keys in your sleep. Phone numbers, canned responses, witty…
  • Apple Kit Customer Data Migration Tool For MacBook Pro 2016-2018

    Jun 29, 2018, 10:00 am By Apple Gazette
    This kit has been around for roughly two years – ever since the version of MacBook Pros came out containing soldered-in SSDs. According to their company reps, the tool is available directly from Apple. Other kits have surfaced on eBay – after considerable…
  • Free iOS Apps Today: Download Paid Apps for Free, June 28, 2018

    Jun 28, 2018, 8:00 am By Noemi Tasarra-Twigg
    Here is your weekly dose of free iOS apps to download. Have fun! (Note: These apps are free as of this writing; they may go back to their regular price anytime so download the apps for free while you can.) Paid apps for free today Breathing Zone Discover…