How to Activate SMS Relay and Instant Hotspot in iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite

SMS Relay and Instant Hotspot
  One of the best new features that Apple included in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is the ability for your iPhone and iPad to interact directly with one another, and your Mac. The new feature, dubbed Continuity, gives us the ability to begin work on our mobile devices, and then seamlessly continue that Read more…

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage
When Apple released iOS 5 back in 2011 it added the incredibly useful ability of OTA (over the air) updates. That meant that you no longer needed to connect your device to a computer to install the latest software upgrades, as they could be downloaded and installed directly on the device itself. For many of Read more…

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel
With the release of iOS 8 Apple has started allowing unprecedented access to their mobile operating system thanks to features like keyboards and extensions. Extensions are Apple’s way of letting 3rd party apps play nicely with one another; something it has never allowed before. Now, you can use Pinterest to share your favorite website, or Read more…

Easy Ways to Boost Your Internet Speed on a Mac

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There’s nothing worse than paying hundreds – nay, thousands – of dollars for a Mac device and having to deal with Internet speeds that make you want to tear your hair out. You try opening a page, and before it loads, you can get up, brew a pot of coffee, and go to the loo Read more…

The Top 5 Annoyances With iOS 8 and How to Fix Them

The Top 5 Annoyances With iOS 8 and How to Fix Them
iOS 8 has been out for a few days now, and by all accounts it’s one of the best OS upgrades yet. With more interoperability between apps and devices than ever before, it’s a huge leap for Apple and seems to be all in all a really good thing. Just like anything else though, you Read more…

How to Fix the Most Common iPhone Issues

How to Fix the Most Common iPhone Issues
While most mobile contracts are up every two years, allowing you to get a new phone at a steep discount from full retail, it’s pretty common for the iPhone to hang around a little longer than these two years thanks to the array of apps and quality of the internals. While battery life can diminish Read more…

How to Fix Constant Password Popups in OS X Mail

How to Fix Constant Password Popups in OS X Mail
Side Note: I wrote this thanks to some research I had to do recently because my Mail app was constantly throwing these errors. After research I found the issue was indeed my SMTP server not being entered correctly. How it became incorrect I’ll never know, but hopefully if you’re having issues with this, my issues Read more…

How to Install OS X Yosemite Beta to an External Drive

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With the recent release of OS X Yosemite Beta, Mac users that signed up for the Beta Seed Program are running to get their own copy. While this is great, most of us don’t have a second Mac that is new enough to run OS X Yosemite, and with being a beta version, it’s not Read more…

How to Remove Duplicate iCloud Contacts with Scrubly

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There are a lot of things in this world that are great to have duplicates of. You’ll never hear anybody complain about having duplicate cakes, cars, or cases of beer, but what you definitely don’t want duplicates of is your contacts. Duplicate contacts eat up space in your address book and make it difficult to Read more…

5 Ways to Reclaim Disk Space in OS X

5 Ways to Reclaim Disk Space in OS X
Even though MacBook and Mac Pros have been getting larger and larger internal drives, those of us with SSD drives are still fighting the storage wars, trying to keep the clutter off of drives that while extremely fast, aren’t always the largest when it comes to capacity. The longer you have your Mac the more Read more…