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  • How to Remove an iPhone Favorite

    Sat 4:41pm By Paul Horowitz
    The iPhone Favorites list in the Phone app offers a fast way to dial “favorite” contacts. The Favorites contact list is undeniably convenient, and you may decide you want to change what numbers are shown here or who are in that favorites list. A friend…
  • How to Avoid Toll Roads & Toll Bridges with Maps on iPhone

    Fri 3:46pm By Paul Horowitz
    Don’t like paying toll roads and toll bridges when you’re driving around? Now you can choose a setting in the Apple Maps app for iOS to avoid tolls when you get directions on Maps for iPhone or iPad. This little-known setting will tweak the directions…
  • How to Take Better Selfies with iPhone by Using Selfie Flash

    Thu 4:12pm By Paul Horowitz
    The new iPhone includes many improvements to the camera, including a great selfie flash feature that lights up the screen to provide some light fill into your selfies taken with the iPhone front facing camera. This basically uses a little software trick to add…
  • How to Type Accents on Mac the Easy Way

    Wed 3:47pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many languages use accents and diacritic marks to change how a letter or vowel sounds. Accordingly, you may find it useful to know how to type accents and diacritical marks on a Mac using the keyboard. This should be particularly useful for users who also type…
  • How to Use Stationery in Mail for Mac to Stylize & Personalize Emails

    Tue 3:02pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you want to add some flair and customization to emails sent from your Mac, you can use the Stationery feature to personalize the appearance of emails sent from the Mail app in Mac OS. The Stationery customizations make emails look a lot more exciting than…
  • Apple Launches Updated iPad and Red iPhone 7

    Tue 2:52pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has quietly released some hardware updates to their iPhone and iPad lineup, including a red color iPhone 7 and a lower-end iPad model. The new iPad is an updated 9.7″ screen model and aims to be the new entry-level iPad in the product lineup.…
  • How to Use Emergency Bypass on iPhone to Allow Contacts to Get Through Do Not Disturb Mode

    Mon 3:55pm By Paul Horowitz
    Do Not Disturb mode is one of the greater features for iPhone users who like to enjoy some peace and quiet, but since it mutes all sounds, alerts, and notifications on the iPhone it’s possible to miss a truly important call or alert when the feature is…
  • Beta 8 of macOS 10.12.4 Released for Testing

    Mar 20, 2017, 2:07 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released yet another beta version of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 as beta 8, as well as an updated beta of watchOS 3.2 beta 7. Users who are enrolled in the beta testing programs for their various devices or hardware can find the latest versions available…
  • How to Import Contacts from SIM Card to iPhone

    Mar 19, 2017, 2:09 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many people continue to use older fashioned cell phones who then decide to migrate to an iPhone, and if you fall into that category (or are helping someone who does), a common migration step to go from an ancient flip phone or simpler cell phone to an iPhone…
  • Why is My iPhone Hot? Here’s Why & How to Fix a Hot iPhone

    Mar 18, 2017, 3:36 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Have you ever discovered that your iPhone it warm to the touch? It’s not common, but sometimes an iPhone can even get outright hot to the touch, where the rear of the iPhone and the screen of the device is hot to touch, sometimes enough to be uncomfortable…
  • iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo? Here Are 4 Ways to Fix

    Mar 17, 2017, 3:50 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Rarely, the iPhone may get stuck on the Apple logo screen. This usually happens after a software update or a crash, and it’s fairly obvious because the Apple logo  appears against an otherwise black display and that is all you see on the iPhone; just the…
  • Beta 7 of MacOS 10.12.4 and iOS 10.3 Available for Testing

    Mar 16, 2017, 1:46 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the 7th beta versions of MacOS 10.12.4 and iOS 10.3 for users participating in the beta testing programs. The latest beta builds are available now through the respective software update mechanisms, in iOS that is through the Settings app and…
  • How to See All Unread Emails in iOS Mail the Easy Way

    Mar 15, 2017, 3:42 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The latest versions of Mail in iOS allow iPhone and iPad users to quickly filter their email inbox to display unread messages with the simple touch of a button. The unread email message toggle will instantly change the currently viewed inbox in iOS Mail to…
  • How to Re-Open Recently Closed Tabs in Safari for Mac the Easy Way

    Mar 14, 2017, 3:21 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Mac users have long been able to re-open a closed Safari tab by using a keyboard shortcut, but what if some time has passed, or what if you want to re-open a specific closed tab in Safari? It turns out the latest versions of Safari for Mac OS support a…
  • How to Print to PDF on iPhone with 3D Touch

    Mar 13, 2017, 2:55 pm By Paul Horowitz
    You can save nearly anything as a PDF from iPhone, all it takes is using a little known 3D Touch trick available only in Sharing action menus. Essentially this trick allows you to perform the iOS equivalent of Print to PDF like you would see on desktops like a…