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  • iOS 11.2.5 Beta 1 Released for Testing

    Wed 8:18pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the first beta version of iOS 11.2.5 to users participating in the developer beta testing program. The fresh beta build of system software appears to focus on bug fixes and improvements to the mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad…
  • iOS 11.2.1 Update Released with HomeKit Security Fix [IPSW Download Links]

    Wed 1:53pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 11.2.1 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. The small point release update includes an important security fix for a HomeKit vulnerability which could allow for unauthorized access to HomeKit devices and accessories.…
  • How to Disable Auto-Play in Safari on Mac for All Video & Audio

    Tue 2:26pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many web users are not too thrilled about auto-playing media, whether it’s autoplaying video or autoplaying sound, or even an autoplaying ad, it can be annoying and frustrating to encounter as you browse the web. But don’t sweat it too much, because modern…
  • 3 New iPhone X Commercials Show Off Face ID and Portrait Lighting

    Mon 8:44pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released a series of new iPhone X commercials, demonstrating various features available on the device. Two of the TV advertisements focus on Face ID unlocking the iPhone X and how your face is a magical password, and the other commercial focuses on…
  • Apple Keyboard Light Blinking Twice and Won’t Reconnect to Mac? Here’s the Fix

    Mon 5:40pm By Paul Horowitz
    The Apple Keyboard light blinks twice when the keyboard is ready to be paired via Bluetooth with a Mac or another device, indicating it is ready to be setup. In other words, if you just got a brand new Apple Keyboard then the light will blink when turned on,…
  • MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Beta 1 Released for Testing

    Mon 2:22pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the first beta build of macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra to users enrolled in the beta testing program for the Mac operating system. The macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 beta 1 release focuses on bug fixes, enhancements, and other improvements to the…
  • How to Stop iTunes Shuffling Music on Mac and Windows

    Sun 1:16pm By Paul Horowitz
    iTunes for Mac and Windows has a feature which allows music to shuffle between songs in a library, and sometimes iTunes appears to automatically shuffle songs in a music library whether the user intended to enable the feature or not. Often this is because a…
  • iPad Says “Not Charging” When Plugged Into Computer? Here’s The Fix

    Sat 1:34pm By Paul Horowitz
    You may have noticed that iPad can be charged not only with the included iPad charger, but also by using an iPhone charger, or by connecting an iPad to a computer via USB cable to charge. While all of these methods will charge an iPad battery, though some…
  • How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone X

    Fri 3:37pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you have an iPhone X you may have noticed that the battery percentage indicator is not an option to enable in the device settings. This is probably because the prominent notch at the top of the screen, which houses the front facing camera and the phones ear…
  • How to Use the One Handed Keyboard on iPhone

    Dec 7, 2017, 3:20 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The latest iOS versions support one-handed keyboard mode for iPhone. One Handed Keyboard shifts the touch screen keys over on the screen to the left or to the right, so that it’s theoretically easier to reach the keys with a single thumb. This keyboard…
  • MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Update Released with Bug Fixes

    Dec 6, 2017, 3:12 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 for the general public. The software update includes multiple bug fixes and is said to improve the stability, security, and compatibility of High Sierra, and is thus recommended for Mac users running High Sierra to…
  • How to Play All Videos in a Folder on Mac OS with a Playlist and VLC

    Dec 5, 2017, 3:15 pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you’re a Mac user with a lot of video files and movies, you may wonder how you can play multiple video files one after another in a playlist. While the native Quicktime app is a great media player, it doesn’t offer a playlist capability, so if you want…
  • WatchOS 4.2 and tvOS 11.2 Released for Apple Watch and Apple TV

    Dec 5, 2017, 2:57 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released watchOS 4.2 for Apple Watch, and tvOS 11.2 for Apple TV, several days after releasing iOS 11.2 update for iPhone and iPad. The software updates for Apple Watch and Apple TV include various bug fixes along with a few new features. watchOS 4.2…
  • How to Disable Emergency SOS on iPhone X to Stop Accidentally Dialing 911

    Dec 4, 2017, 3:43 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The iPhone X offers an Emergency SOS feature which will automatically dial 911 when the devices side buttons are held down for several seconds. The Emergency SOS countdown then starts blaring an alarm and counts down from 3, 2, 1, before dialing emergency…
  • iPhone or iPad Crashing to a Black Screen as of Dec 2? Here’s How to Fix

    Dec 2, 2017, 8:17 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Is your iPhone or iPad crashing repeatedly to a black screen as of December 2? The crash is usually seen by the end user as a sudden appearance of a black screen with a spinning wheel cursor, and then you must enter your passcode to use the device again. If…