Your Mac comes with its very own built-in firewall. But like many built-in security features, new users often ignore these settings. The firewall controls what Internet connections are accepted by your Mac. Some connections, like obviously malicious ones, will always be refused. Some connections, like Apple’s own services, will always be permitted. Connection types between […]
As with most calendars, the calendar app in your iOS device starts on a Sunday, but if you work a traditional Monday-Friday job, you probably think of the week starting on a Monday and ending on Sunday. If you’re a weekday warrior, there’s good news. You can change the calendar to show the week starting […]
It’s pretty likely that if you use iOS on a regular basis that you have more than one account loaded for email, contact, and calendar syncing. If you’re running more than one account it’s easy to get things confused and save the wrong account as default. Check out the steps below to set the default […]
The camera in the iPhone 5 as well as the updated version in the iPhone 5S both have some pretty great features that take the iPhone’s camera from a simple smartphone camera into a device that rivals today’s point-and-shoot models. This doesn’t mean your iPhone 5S is going to replace your DSLR any time soon, […]
More and more apps on your iPhone and iPad require some level of access to your private data. Whether that’s access to the microphone for voice commands or to keep your plane in the air in Dumb Ways to Die app, or access to your contacts so Skype can contact your friends easily. These apps […]
With the recent security flaw in iOS that affected users connecting to public Wi-Fi, it brought to light the issues with connecting to any Wi-Fi network you can find. If you connected to a network on purpose or even by mistake and now you don’t want to be on it anymore, the simple fix […]
The remote that comes with your Apple TV is definitely cool, but it’s small and fairly easy to lose. While you can use the Remote app for iOS, sometimes that’s not a great solution, either. A little-known feature of the Apple TV is that you can use just about any 3rd party remote control with […]
Ever find your computer going to sleep on you when you don’t want it to? Or starting up your screen saver while you’re trying to work? Good news: MacBooks and iMacs make it easy to create screen saver and display sleep settings that perfectly suit your needs.