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  • Access Maps from the Command Line Rendered in ASCII with Mapscii

    Fri 3:12pm By Paul Horowitz
    Have you ever wished you could access a mapping application from the command line? Now you can with Mapscii, which is sort of like Google Maps or Apple Maps but for the Terminal, with all of the mapping data rendered in ASCII text and characters. MapSCII uses…
  • How to Check iCloud Drive File Upload Progress on a Mac

    Thu 4:02pm By Paul Horowitz
    Whether you’re moving a file over to iCloud Drive or copying a file to iCloud Drive from the Mac, you may want to know the upload progress as the file is transferred to iCloud. Fortunately the Mac Finder makes this easy, and you’ll be able to see the…
  • Download iOS 11 Beta 2, macOS High Sierra Beta 2, and More Now Available for Developers

    Wed 4:42pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the second beta versions of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4. Each update is available now for users participating in the developer beta testing programs. The easiest way to get the beta 2 updates of iOS 11, macOS High…
  • How to Search Safari Browser History on iPhone & iPad

    Wed 3:04pm By Paul Horowitz
    Did you know you can search through web browsing history in Safari on an iPhone or iPad? With the excellent Safari History search feature you can easily retrieve and find previously visited sites, webpages, and videos, whether from earlier in the day or even…
  • New iPhone TV Commercial “The Archives” Shows Off Memories Feature

    Tue 10:44pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple is airing a new iPhone 7 commercial, this time focusing on the Memories feature built into the new Photos app of iOS. In the commercial, a man is seen wandering in the halls of a large archival building and gathering photos and film footage to create a…
  • See All Open Windows on a Mac with Mission Control

    Tue 6:13pm By Paul Horowitz
    Mission Control is one of the better productivity enhancing features on the Mac, allowing you to quickly see all open windows, documents, and applications on Mac OS in a broad overview screen. This offers a fantastic way to quickly navigate through depths of…
  • macOS 10.12.6 Beta 4, iOS 10.3.3 Beta 4 Available for Testing

    Mon 8:31pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS 10.12.6 for users participating in the beta testing program. Additionally, iOS 10.3.3 beta 4 and tvOS 10.2.2 beta 4 are available. macOS 10.12.6 and iOS 10.3.3 are set to focus on bug fixes and security…
  • How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac

    Mon 4:03pm By Paul Horowitz
    Did you know the Mac Messages app can support chatting with Google Hangouts natively? This is a nice feature for Mac users who chat with Google Hangout and leave a web browser window open to do so, since you’ll be able to communicate and message through…
  • Get the Fancy iMac Pro Cloud Burst Wallpaper

    Jun 17, 2017, 4:17 pm By Paul Horowitz
    For those who watched the WWDC2017 keynote, you may have noticed during the unveiling of iMac Pro that the hardware shown featured some pretty stunning onscreen images of what looks like a bursting cloud of color. Not surprisingly, that iMac Pro image of a…
  • How to Uninstall Java on a Mac

    Jun 16, 2017, 2:09 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many Mac users don’t need Java on their computer, but if you happen to have Java installed and want to remove it from a Mac then you can uninstall Java and JRE with a little effort. Uninstalling Java and JRE from the Mac is a little more complicated than…
  • How to See How Much Time is Spent in Apps on iPhone & iPad

    Jun 15, 2017, 4:03 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Have you ever wondered just how much time you spend in a particular app on your iPhone or iPad? Whether you’re curious how long you spend in Messages, or you’re concerned you’re wasting time all day in an app like Facebook or Minecraft, you can use a…
  • How to Dual Boot MacOS High Sierra Beta & Sierra on Partitions

    Jun 14, 2017, 3:47 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The macOS High Sierra beta can be installed and dual booted alongside a stable release of MacOS Sierra, El Capitan, or another Mac OS X release. This can be a suitable option for developers, beta testers, and pro users who want to try out the new MacOS 10.13…
  • Get the MacOS High Sierra Default Wallpaper

    Jun 13, 2017, 4:54 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The default wallpaper in MacOS High Sierra is a beautiful autumn lakeside scene featuring mountains frosted with a light snow, it looks fantastic but you don’t need to wait until the final High Sierra release is available to use this great wallpaper right…
  • Beta 3 of iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, tvOS 10.2.2, watchOS 3.2.3 Available

    Jun 13, 2017, 2:01 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the third beta versions of iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, tvOS 10.2.2, and watchOS 3.2.3. These minor point release betas are focusing on several bug fixes and minor refinements and, unlike the separate concurrent beta testing of major system…
  • How to Make Bootable MacOS High Sierra 10.13 Beta Installer USB Drive

    Jun 12, 2017, 2:39 pm By Paul Horowitz
    MacOS High Sierra 10.13 beta offers the createinstallmedia tool allowing for the creation of a macOS High Sierra bootable installer drive. Many advanced users prefer to install major Mac OS releases this way since it offers a single boot tool to partition,…