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  • How to Get a Hardware Escape Key on MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

    Mon 2:24pm By Paul Horowitz
    The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar model includes a Touch Bar screen in lieu of the standard hardware function keys and escape key. Removing the Escape key may not be a big deal to some Mac users, but for many pro users having no hardware escape key could be…
  • Beta 3 of iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2, tvOS 10.2 Released by Apple

    Mon 1:42pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the third beta versions of its operating system suite, including iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2. iOS 10.3 beta currently is working on a “Find My AirPods” feature, and MacOS 10.12.4 beta currently includes a Night…
  • How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone with a Snap & Crop Trick

    Sun 3:06pm By Paul Horowitz
    Have you found an Instagram picture you want to save to your iPhone? You have probably noticed that Instagram doesn’t offer a direct way to download photos, but if you want to save a picture for sharing, backing up, or setting as a wallpaper, there are a few…
  • How to Stop Auto-Play Sound on Facebook Videos on iPhone

    Sat 5:31pm By Paul Horowitz
    Facebook has decided that Facebook users would enjoy having auto-play videos automatically play sound as they scroll through their feed. Of course not everyone likes to be auto-blasted with audio and sound from auto-play videos, so some Facebook users may wish…
  • New iPad Pro Commercials Pitch Device as Computer Replacement

    Sat 3:53pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has a new iPad Pro television advertising campaign that markets the iPad Pro as a computer replacement. In the commercials, the iPad Pro is pitched as being “better than a computer” or suggested that it’s more capable than a computer in various…
  • How to Mute Sound in Embedded Videos in Messages

    Fri 2:26pm By Paul Horowitz
    Want to mute a video that is blasting noise within an embedded Message? You can do that with a nice subtle trick. This works to silence embedded video sound in both the iOS and Mac Messages apps, both of which allow you to play embedded videos in Messages…
  • How to Close Other Tabs in Safari on Mac

    Thu 4:26pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you’re a browser tab hoarder in Safari, you may find it helpful to close out of all other tabs while maintaining a specifically chosen active tab to be open. This offers a fast way for Mac Safari users to close out of tabs that are no longer needed, but…
  • How to Recover a Lost QuickTime Recording on Mac

    Thu 3:33pm By Paul Horowitz
    Have you ever been recording a video or audio with QuickTime Player on the Mac only to have the application crash before you were able to save or edit the movie file? If so, you likely assume the video or audio file that was being recorded or was saved is now…
  • The Best Video Players for Mac

    Wed 2:00pm By Paul Horowitz
    Ever wondered what the best video player for Mac is? While there are droves of app options available to watch movies and video on Mac, rather than going on a wild video player fishing expedition we’ve helped to narrow down some of the best free video player…
  • Fix Camera Freezing on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

    Feb 14, 2017, 2:02 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users have discovered their wonderful camera freezes on open and randomly does not work. When this happens it’s quite obvious; the user attempts to open the Camera either from the lock screen or the Camera app directly, and…
  • Portrait Mode Emphasized in New iPhone 7 Plus Ads

    Feb 13, 2017, 10:32 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple is airing new iPhone 7 Plus commercials showing off the devices Portrait mode camera capabilities. Both commercials are running now and have been embedded below for easy viewing. Dog / Soul Mate – iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode The first commercial is…
  • How to Markup, Write, & Draw on Photos with iPhone or iPad

    Feb 13, 2017, 1:30 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The excellent Markup ability in iOS allows iPhone and iPad users to write, draw, and markup on any photo or picture stored on their device. This offers a nice way to highlight or emphasize something on an image, and while it can be used for fun it’s equally…
  • Enjoy This Lovely Wallpaper of Jupiter from Below

    Feb 11, 2017, 1:04 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Space wallpapers are often some of the best, and a recent picture of planet Jupiter courtesy of NASA is no exception. The image of Jupiter was taken from below the planet, a different angle than what you’d typically see of the gas giant, and the resulting…
  • How to Automatically Empty Trash in Mac OS After 30 Days

    Feb 10, 2017, 3:11 pm By Paul Horowitz
    For those Mac users who often dump items into the Trash but forget to empty it on a regular basis, you can enable a new feature in MacOS which allows the Trash to automatically empty itself after 30 days. This can be a particularly nice feature if your Trash…
  • How to Type Trademark, Copyright, Symbols on iPhone and iPad

    Feb 9, 2017, 2:34 pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you find yourself needing to type a trademark symbol, copyright symbol, or registered symbol on the iPhone or iPad, you can do so easily using either of the two methods below. The first trick to typing the trademark symbol “™”, the registered symbol,…