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  • Accessing the Downloads Folder on Mac & Finding Downloaded Files

    Sun 5:06pm By Paul Horowitz
    Ever wondered where all the downloaded files go on your Mac? By default, most apps will transfer downloaded files into the user Downloads folder. This applies to all downloads to a Mac made from the web with Safari, Chrome, through AirDrop, or from the many…
  • Convert Currency in Spotlight Search for iOS

    Sat 2:56pm By Paul Horowitz
    Spotlight Search for iOS now has the ability to perform currency calculations and conversions using up to date exchange rates. This is a handy built-in feature for travelers, anyone who needs to exchange money, and those who work across borders, and it’s…
  • How to File Bugs & Offer Feedback in MacOS Sierra

    Fri 4:24pm By Paul Horowitz
    Beta testers of macOS Sierra can send feedback and bug reports directly to Apple, offering a chance to help shape the future of the Mac operating system. Reporting bugs and offering feature feedback is part of the fun of beta testing (and part of the purpose…
  • Stage a Fiasco with a Prank Kernel Panic Screen Saver for Mac OS X

    Fri 2:18pm By Paul Horowitz
    Little is dreaded more in the Mac world than the kernel panic, the Mac OS X equivalent of the Windows Blue Screen of Death of yesteryear. While modern versions of Mac OS X don’t display the kernel panic screen like they used to, that doesn’t mean you still…
  • How to Add an Image to Email Signature in Mail for Mac

    Thu 4:54pm By Paul Horowitz
    Custom email signatures are commonplace, whether they include simple contact details or a complete HTML signature on Mac Mail. A frequent further customization to email signatures is to include an image or logo, which is what we will show you how to create in…
  • iPhone Contacts Disappeared? How to Fix Missing Phone Contacts in iOS

    Thu 2:48pm By Paul Horowitz
    A strange bug that continues to persist in iOS for iPhone mysteriously causes all phone contacts to suddenly disappear from the Phone app on the device. Most users will never experience the missing contacts bug, but it can be disconcerting if encountered. This…
  • How to Report Bugs in iOS 10 & Send Feedback to Apple

    Wed 1:43pm By Paul Horowitz
    Now that iOS 10 public beta is available to install for anyone, users can run the beta system software on any compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Of course since it’s beta software, users may encounter bugs, or there may be behavior that is generally…
  • How to Downgrade MacOS Sierra Beta to OS X El Capitan

    Tue 3:30pm By Paul Horowitz
    Some Mac users may wish to downgrade from MacOS Sierra Beta and revert back to OS X El Capitan, this is particularly common if you have found things to be less than stable or otherwise problematic and would like to return to a more stable operating system…
  • 4 New “Shot on iPhone” Commercials Feature a Chipmunk & Ant

    Tue 3:24pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released four new “Shot on iPhone” commercials, some demonstrating the slow motion video recording effect of the iPhone camera with a focus on wildlife, while another demonstrates the time-lapse camera capability. Two wildlife themed commercials…
  • OS X 10.11.6 Update for Mac Released

    Jul 18, 2016, 1:45 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 for Mac users. The minor point release system software update includes small bug fixes and security updates. Additionally, Mac users running prior versions of Mac OS X system software including Yosemite and Mavericks…
  • iOS 9.3.3 Update Available [IPSW Download Links]

    Jul 18, 2016, 1:30 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The small point release update arrives as build 13G34 and includes bug fixes and security updates to the mobile operating system. Updating to iOS 9.3.3 The easiest way to get iOS 9.3.3 is through…
  • Beta 3 of iOS 10, MacOS Sierra WatchOS 3, & TvOS 10 Released for Testing

    Jul 18, 2016, 1:13 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released updated beta builds to the various operating systems currently under development, including iOS 10 beta 3, macOS Sierra 10.12 beta 3, watchOS beta 3, and tvOS 10 beta 3. The third beta versions of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS, and watchOS are…
  • How to Remove News Headlines from Spotlight Search in iOS

    Jul 17, 2016, 2:39 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Spotlight Search displays various ‘news’ headlines in modern versions of iOS, and while some users may find this information useful, others don’t care to see what are often tabloid-like headlines splashed across their iPhone and iPad search function.…
  • How to Enable Bluetooth Without a Keyboard or Mouse on Mac

    Jul 16, 2016, 2:27 pm By Paul Horowitz
    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…
  • How to Get Notifications from Specific Instagram User Posts

    Jul 15, 2016, 2:23 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Ever wanted to be alerted to comments and activity on a specific Instagram account or post? Maybe it’s your best friends Instagram, your kids, a brand contest, something posted by a crush, or someone you’re secretly admiring, whatever the reason you can…