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  • How to Save a Photo as PDF on iPad and iPhone with iBooks

    4:22pm By Paul Horowitz
    You can save any photo as a PDF on an iPhone or iPad should the need arise. The photo saved as a PDF file is then stored locally, which can be used for whatever purpose is necessary, or shared via email. The approach we’ll use here to save a photo as a PDF…
  • How to Stop App Icon Animations in Dock When Opening Mac Apps

    Tue 3:35pm By Paul Horowitz
    When you click an app icon in the Dock of Mac OS to launch an app, the apps Dock icon will animate with a little bounce as that application is opening. Additionally, when you launch any other application from Mac OS, the app icon will appear in the Dock and it…
  • How to Mute Words on Twitter for iPad and iPhone

    Mon 6:32pm By Paul Horowitz
    Twitter can be a valuable place to get news and information (and you can follow @osxdaily on there too of course), but it can also have plenty of things you won’t want to observe, see, or hear. If you don’t want to see particular topics, words, phrases,…
  • iOS 11 Beta 6 & macOS High Sierra Beta 6 Downloads Now Available

    Mon 1:40pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the sixth developer beta versions of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra 10.13, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4. The new beta 6 builds are on the developer release cycle, while the public beta builds, which are a version number behind but otherwise are the…
  • How to Shutdown a Mac from Terminal

    Sun 6:52pm By Paul Horowitz
    Advanced Mac users may wish to shut down a computer from the command line. This can be helpful for remote administration with ssh, in situations where a Mac is booted into Single User Mode, or many other circumstances of troubleshooting and systems…
  • How to Use TOR on iPhone and iPad with Onion Browser

    Sat 4:18pm By Paul Horowitz
    TOR is a relay network which aims to increase your online privacy by attempting to anonymize web browsing activity. This is achieved by distributing your traffic across a series of TOR servers, which obfuscates your IP behind those Tor servers. While TOR is…
  • How to Print in Black & White on Mac

    Fri 3:23pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many printers used with a Mac support printing in black and white or grayscale. B&W printing can offer a simple way to boost the contrast of documents but it also allows you to reduce the amount of color ink used when you print out a document, article, or…
  • How to Stop News Alerts on iPad & iPhone Showing on Lock Screen

    Thu 2:49pm By Paul Horowitz
    iOS Apple News defaults to pushing ‘news’ alerts and notifications to your devices lock screen, this is why sometimes you may pick up an iPad or iPhone and have various “News” notifications on the display, even if you never signed up to receive any…
  • How to Install iOS 11 Public Beta on iPad

    Aug 9, 2017, 3:12 pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you’re a more advanced user who has been on the fence about installing iOS 11 beta onto an iPad, you may want to give it a second thought. With the iOS 11 beta marching along towards the fall release date, each additional beta build is increasingly more…
  • How to Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Mac OS

    Aug 8, 2017, 5:17 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Did you know you can create a custom keyboard shortcut for any menu item on the Mac? You can create keystrokes for common action items across many applications, or even just for a specific menu option in a particular application. Making custom keyboard…
  • You Can Now Download iOS 11 Public Beta 4 & MacOS High Sierra Public Beta 4

    Aug 8, 2017, 1:46 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the fourth public beta version of macOS High Sierra 10.13 and iOS 11. The build arrives after the release of iOS 11 developer beta 5 and macOS 10.13 dev beta 5 a day prior and includes the same changes as the developer version, including…
  • Beta 5 of iOS 11 & macOS High Sierra Available

    Aug 7, 2017, 2:15 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the fifth developer beta versions of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra 10.13, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4 to users who are participating in the developer beta testing program. The public beta builds typically arrive shortly after a developer release. The…
  • Broken iPhone Screen? Here’s How to Repair & Get it Fixed

    Aug 6, 2017, 5:01 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Have you broken your iPhone screen before? It’s not a particularly pleasant experience. I recently dropped my $950 iPhone 7 Plus onto a dirt trail from about three feet up and the screen completely shattered, to the point where glass shards were sticking…
  • How to Remove Twitter Caches from iPhone and iPad

    Aug 5, 2017, 4:47 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Twitter for iPhone and iPad has manual cache clearing features built into the app, offering a way to forcibly dump excessive caches and data stored within the application in iOS, thereby freeing up some storage. This is particularly nice because iOS does not…
  • How to Get Weather Info for Locations from Maps on iPhone

    Aug 4, 2017, 4:10 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Did you know you can get the weather in the Maps app of iOS? Obviously the Weather app on iPhone will tell you the temperature and forecast of locations, and with a little exploration you can also view detailed weather info too. That’s great, but it’s in…