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  • How to Clear Icon Cache on Mac

    11:45am By Paul Horowitz
    Occasionally, Mac users may notice that icons in the Finder of MacOS or the Dock of MacOS either display as generic icons, or the icons do not align with what they should (for example, seeing a generic document icon instead of a PDF thumbnail, or seeing a VLC…
  • How to Silence the iPhone Camera Shutter Sound with Live Photos

    Sun 11:32am By Paul Horowitz
    Would you like to snap iPhone photos in silence? As you know, the iPhone and iPad makes a camera shutter sound whenever you take a picture. The sound effect offers auditory feedback to acknowledge that a photo was taken, but there are times where you’d…
  • How to Force Restart, Shutdown, and Restart iPhone SE 3

    Sat 11:43am By Paul Horowitz
    If you have a new iPhone SE 3 (the 2022 model) you may be wondering how to perform common troubleshooting tasks, like force restarting the iPhone SE, or shutting it down and turning it off, to initiating a standard restart on the device. These procedures are…
  • How to Turn Off / On Backlight on iPad Magic Keyboard

    Fri 11:55am By Paul Horowitz
    If you want to turn off the backlight on the iPad Magic Keyboard connected to your iPad Pro or iPad Air, it’s pretty easy to do. Some users may wish to do this to avoid the distraction of the backlit keys, or to save battery life on their connected iPad. You…
  • How to Reboot Apple Studio Display

    Thu 11:09am By Paul Horowitz
     The Apple Studio Display is a beautiful monitor and screen, both visually and in terms of the picture quality. But sometimes the Apple Studio Display misbehaves, and problems can happen with it that require the Apple Studio Display to restart. Maybe the…
  • Beta 1 of macOS 12.5, iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6 Released for Testing

    Wed 10:10pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released the first beta versions of iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6, and macOS Monterey 12.5 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs. The new beta builds come just after the final versions of iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 along with macOS Monterey 12.4 were…
  • Can’t Scan QR Codes with iPhone / iPad Camera? Here’s a Fix

    Wed 11:07am By Paul Horowitz
    As you may know, the iPhone and iPad camera can scan a QR code simply by pointing the devices camera at a QR code. Easy enough, right? Well, not if it doesn’t work. Sometimes users may find that QR code scanning is not working on their iPhone or iPad camera,…
  • How to Delete /AppleInternal from Mac

    Tue 11:39am By Paul Horowitz
    Some Mac users have found that a directory called AppleInternal is sitting in the root of their Macintosh HD. The folder itself is empty, but is not removable through the typical means. /AppleInternal is apparently used by Apple for internal development…
  • iOS 15.5 & iPadOS 15.5 Updates Available to Download

    May 16, 2022, 4:41 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 15.5 for iPhone, and iPadOS 15.5 for iPad. The software updates include a few minor features and changes, along with security updates. The full release notes are listed below. Additionally, Apple released macOS Monterey 12.4 for Mac, an…
  • macOS Monterey 12.4 Released to Download

    May 16, 2022, 3:51 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released macOS Monterey 12.4 to all Mac users running the Monterey operating system. According to Apple, macOS 12.4 includes improvements to the Podcasts app, support for a firmware update for the Apple Studio Display camera, and security…
  • Create Quick Notes on iPad from Anywhere with a Swipe Gesture

    May 16, 2022, 11:24 am By Paul Horowitz
    The iPad has a great feature called Quick Notes that allows you to instantly create a new note on the iPad from anywhere, with just a swipe gesture. You can use the Quick Note gesture with a finger, or with Apple Pencil. And it works with any iPad running…
  • How to Screen Record an Android from Mac

    May 15, 2022, 11:15 am By Paul Horowitz
    If you’re a Mac user who has an Android phone for personal or professional use, you may be happy to learn that you can easily record the screen of the Android from the Mac, thanks to a free third party app. Appropriately called Android Tool for Mac, the free…
  • How to Disable CenturyLink McAfee Cyber Security Warnings

    May 14, 2022, 11:48 am By Paul Horowitz
    Many CenturyLink users have discovered that attempting to visit certain web pages and websites leads to a giant McAfee cyber security “warning” message that says something to the effect of “Warning! (website URL) appears to be risky. This might be…
  • How to Type the Upside-down Exclamation Point ¡ on iPhone & iPad

    May 13, 2022, 11:33 am By Paul Horowitz
    The upside-down exclamation point is frequently used in some languages, and if you’re on an iPhone or iPad you may be wondering how to type the inverted exclamation point on the virtual keyboard. Like most things on iPhone and iPad, it’s simple, at least…
  • RC of iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5, macOS Monterey 12.4 Available for Testing

    May 12, 2022, 8:24 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has issued a Release Candidate build for iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5, macOS Monterey 12.4 to users involved in the beta testing programs for Apple system software. Additionally, new RC builds of tvOS 15.5 and watchOS 8.6, and the macOS Monterey 12.4 beta…