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  • How to List All Homebrew Packages Installed on a Mac

    Sat 1:46pm By Paul Horowitz
    Want to quickly see all Homebrew packages installed on a Mac? You may already know the path where Homebrew packages are installed to, but you don’t need to list a directory structure to get a list of Homebrew packages that have been installed in Mac OS.…
  • How to Check Bluetooth Status in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

    Fri 2:35pm By Paul Horowitz
    Wondering where the Bluetooth status indicator icon went in iOS 12? As you may recall, prior versions of iOS has a Bluetooth icon that would appear in the status bar at the top of an iPhone or iPad screen when Bluetooth was enabled. But with iOS 12, that…
  • Apple Event Scheduled for October 30, New iPad Pro and Macs Expected

    Thu 1:54pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has scheduled an “Apple Special Event” for October 30 2018 at 7 AM PDT / 10 AM EDT in Brooklyn, New York, sending invitations to select members of the press, as well as updating their official events page to include the upcoming event. Most of the…
  • How to Disable Screen Time on iPhone or iPad

    Wed 3:05pm By Paul Horowitz
    Screen Time is one of the best features in iOS 12, allowing you to keep track of how often an iPhone or iPad gets used, what apps are being used, and perhaps best of all, Screen Time gives you the ability to easily set time limits for apps and categories of…
  • MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 Beta 4 Released for Testing

    Wed 2:32pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14.1 beta 4 for users enrolled in the Mac developer beta testing program. Usually a developer beta build is released first, and the equivalent as a public beta build arrives soon after. Beta 4 of 10.14.1 carries a build…
  • How to Access Audio Files from iTunes Quickly

    Tue 5:19pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you have an iTunes audio library of music, songs, podcasts, ripped CDs, and other media, you may want to gain direct access to those files at various points in time. While you can navigate in the file system of Mac OS or Windows to access the location of…
  • How to Use Light Theme with Dark Menu Bar and Dock in MacOS Mojave

    Mon 4:18pm By Paul Horowitz
    Enabling Dark Mode in macOS Mojave tranforms the entire user interface appearance into an all-dark look, and while it’s very popular with many users, some other Mac users may not want a full dark mode appearance on their Mac. Instead, some Mac users may…
  • iOS 12.1 Beta 4 Released for Testing

    Mon 2:39pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 12.1 beta 4 for iPhone and iPad to developer beta testers. Separately, Apple has also released the fourth beta versions of watchOS 5.1 and tvOS 12.1 for users testing beta software on Apple Watch and Apple TV. iOS 12.1 beta includes many…
  • How to Find “Details” Button in Messages for iOS 12

    Oct 14, 2018, 11:35 am By Paul Horowitz
    If you have updated to iOS 12, you may be wondering where did the little Details “(i)” information button go in Messages for iPhone or iPad? The “i” info button in a Message thread used to be always visible in the upper right corner of a message…
  • How to Fix “Cannot Get Mail” Error on iPhone and iPad

    Oct 13, 2018, 2:29 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Rarely, iPhone and iPad users may encounter a “Cannot Get Mail” error message in the Mail app of iOS, indicating that Mail for iOS is unable to retrieve new emails or some other issue with the mail account as configured. The full error message shows up as…
  • How to Enable Dark Mode on MacOS Mojave

    Oct 12, 2018, 1:07 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The Dark Mode theme available in MacOS Mojave 10.14 onward offers a unique visual interface and desktop environment to work in, shifting nearly all onscreen visual elements to dark grays and blacks. For many Mac users, the Dark theme is perhaps the most…
  • How to Access & Send Photos in Messages for iOS 12 for iPhone & iPad

    Oct 10, 2018, 7:04 pm By Paul Horowitz
    The Messages app for iOS 12 has changed the way users access all photos from within a message conversation. No longer can you simply tap on the camera button to access your photos library from Messages, in iOS 12 you will instead access your photos from the…
  • How to Reinstall MacOS Mojave

    Oct 10, 2018, 3:43 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Rarely, you may need to reinstall macOS Mojave system software, usually for troubleshooting purposes. Reinstalling MacOS Mojave as discussed here will aim to only reinstall the macOS Mojave system software itself, it will not erase the drive, nor will it…
  • Fix Terminal “Operation not permitted” Error in MacOS Mojave

    Oct 9, 2018, 3:19 pm By Paul Horowitz
    If you’re a Mac command line user you may have noticed that many frequently used commands entered into the Terminal (or iTerm) result in an “Operation not permitted” error message since updating to MacOS Mojave 10.14 or later. The “Operation not…
  • iOS 12.1 Beta 3 Available for Testing

    Oct 9, 2018, 1:15 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Beta testers of Apple system software will find that iOS 12.1 beta 3 is now available for iPhone and iPad enrolled in the beta testing programs for iOS. Additionally, watchOS 5.1 beta 3 and tvOS 12.1 beta 3 are available for users participating in the beta…