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  • How to Upgrade from Older MacOS to MacOS Monterey (and Avoid Ventura)

    1:31pm By Paul Horowitz
    Do you have a Mac running an earlier version of MacOS that you’d like to upgrade to a newer version, but you don’t want to run MacOS Ventura? For example, let’s say you’re running MacOS Catalina, Mojave, or Big Sur on a Mac, and you want to upgrade…
  • How to Determine File System of a Drive on Mac

    Mon 1:31pm By Paul Horowitz
    You may find yourself needing to determine the file system type of a drive connected to a Mac, whether it’s an external hard drive, a USB flash drive, external SSD or HDD, an SD card, or similar. File system types are important because they can help to…
  • How to Authorize / Deauthorize Computer with Apple Music on Mac

    Sun 11:45am By Paul Horowitz
    Apple uses a system of authorization and deauthorization that allows yoour computers to have access to music, books, iTunes Store purchases, apps, and more. You can only have up to five computers authorized to access your content at a time, so if you have 5…
  • How to Turn On & Off iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro

    Sat 10:34am By Paul Horowitz
    The iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Mini, and iPhone 13 Pro Max can all be turned off, and turned back on again, at any time. You may think that turning off the iPhone 13 series is just a matter of pressing the power button, but it turns out there’s a…
  • How to Disable Missed Call Return from iPhone Lock Screen

    Fri 4:52pm By Paul Horowitz
    Some iPhone users have found the feature which allows you to return a missed phone call from the iPhone Lock Screen can result in unintentionally dialing a number or returning a call when you don’t intend to. This usually happens if someone swipes or taps on…
  • How to Format USB Drive on Mac

    Thu 2:30pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many of us rely on external USB drives and storage devices, whether hard drives or flash drives, to transfer large files and to serve as backups for things like Time Machine. Typically when you buy a new hard drive or USB drive, even if for a Mac, it comes…
  • Deals: Apple Studio Display $300 Off, Starting at $1299

    Thu 1:59pm By OSXDaily
    Amazon is offering a rare significant discount on the Apple Studio Display, priced at $1299, down from the regular retail price of $1599. The 27″ 5K display comes with an adjustable tilt stand, six built-in speakers, studio-quality microphones, 3 USB-C…
  • How to Shuffle Between Wallpapers on iPhone Lock Screen

    Wed 3:02pm By Jamie Cuevas
    One of the more fun ways to customize an iPhone is to set the lock screen wallpaper to shuffle between a collection of photos. Maybe you’d like to rotate through a variety of your favorite wallpapers on your lock screen, or perhaps you’ve got a collection…
  • MacOS Monterey 12.6.3 & MacOS Big Sur 11.7.3 Released

    Jan 24, 2023, 10:31 am By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released macOS Monterey 12.6.3 and macOS Big Sur 11.7.3, along with Safari 16.3, for Mac users who are not yet running the MacOS Ventura 13 operating system. These updates are available separately from the MacOS Ventura 13.2 update that was released…
  • iOS 15.7.3, iPadOS 15.7.3, iOS 12.5.7 Updates Released for Older iPhone & iPad

    Jan 23, 2023, 7:23 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 15.7.3 for iPhone, iPadOS 15.7.3 for iPad, and iOS 12.5.7 for older iPhone and iPad models. These updates are available for devices that are not running iOS 16.3 or iPadOS 16.3, either because they have not updated, or because they are…
  • iOS 16.3 Update Download Available Now

    Jan 23, 2023, 2:13 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 16.3 for iPhone. The iOS 16.3 update includes support for physical security keys, a Black History Month celebratory wallpaper, support for the second generation HomePod, and a variety of other smaller changes, along with bug fixes and…
  • MacOS Ventura 13.2 Update Available to Download

    Jan 23, 2023, 2:06 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released MacOS Ventura 13.2 as a software update for Mac users running the Ventura operating system. MacOS Ventura 13.2 includes bug fixes and security enhancements, and is therefore recommended for all Mac users running the latest OS release.…
  • iPadOS 16.3 Update Available for Download

    Jan 23, 2023, 2:03 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iPadOS 16.3 update for iPad users with compatible devices. iPadOS 16.3 includes support for Security Keys, and otherwise focuses on bug fixes and security enhancements, and is therefore recommended for all iPad users to install on their…
  • How to Turn Off & On iPhone 14 Pro & iPhone 14

    Jan 22, 2023, 10:33 am By Paul Horowitz
    If you’re new to the iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro series, you may be unfamiliar with how to turn the new phone off, and how to turn it back on again too. Fortunately all new model iPhones follow the same procedure for powering off and powering on, so once you…
  • Get the New M2 MacBook Pro Wallpapers

    Jan 21, 2023, 11:13 am By Paul Horowitz
    Apple’s newest M2 MacBook Pro lineup feature some shiny new wallpapers of some sort of abstract colorful rectangular shapes. You don’t need to spend thousands on a brand new Mac just to appreciate the new wallpapers however, since you can download the full…