There always comes a time when you do spring cleaning on your iPhone. This usually happens when you’re changing or upgrading your phone. Spring cleaning your iPhone includes uninstalling unnecessary apps, removing unwanted media, and deleting contacts that you no longer use. These contacts may be people you just no longer keep in touch with.
Just like humans and animals, gadgets also age. Most, if not all, computers start to slow down after a couple of years. It’s not just the age that affects your computers this way but also how you use them in the first place. You’ll notice that your Mac might be starting to boot much slower […]
Countless of us have transitioned from a Windows PC to a Mac because of the latter’s sleek design and user interface. Packed with a lot of features, it comes as no wonder that Mac is a great option for either a desktop or a laptop. For new Mac users, you might get a little confused […]
Have you had your Mac for a few years? Has it become slow and sluggish? It’s not unusual for a Mac to slow down as its operating system (OS) becomes outdated and years of use eat up its storage capacity. When your Mac starts slowing down, is it time to get a new one? Not […]
diskutil is the command line version of Disk Utility, the macOS application used to manage hard drives. Just like Disk Utility, you can use the command to format disks, erase drives and more. Once you’re familiar with it, you’ll find that the command is often more powerful and faster than Disk Utility, with more features to boot. […]
Even as you become more skilled with Terminal, it’s not the most user-friendly application on Earth. Because it’s a text-only input method, it’s hyper fast, but it can also be hyper confusing. If you spend a lot of time there, you might want to find ways to make it slightly less painful to get your […]
Whether you’re a new Mac user or a veteran of the platform, you might not be aware of everything your Mac can do. Here’s a list of tips, tricks, and customizations that can improve your quality of life while using your Mac. Remove Icons in System Preferences You can use the “Customize” menu option to remove useless icons in […]
As the Apple TV vs. Amazon Fire debate wages on people are looking to get the most out of their device, whichever that might be. Apple TV is currently in the fourth generation, the model was released in late 2015 and comes in 32gb and 64gb. You really don’t need the 64gb model unless you […]
OS X Mavericks has been out for a little while now but users are still finding hidden tricks and features in the newest iteration of Apple’s flagship operating system. The biggest features were mentioned when the software was released, but a few have snuck through under the radar where you might have missed them. Fear […]
Sooner or later, everybody needs information from Apple or help solving a problem. 10 little-known pages at apple.com can resolve virtually any issue you may encounter. Here’s a handy quick-reference to 10 crucial Apple URLs.
By now you’ve already heard of the Flashback botnet that has infected thousands of Macs worldwide. Hopefully, you’re not one of the 600,000 Macs that have been infected. Apple is already hard at work trying to make a tool that will finally stop Flashback in its tracks. Protecting yourself from Flashback is as simple as […]
If you’ve ever tripped over your MacBook’s charging cord or watch it yank out effortlessly without dragging your laptop to its demise, you surely appreciate the design of the MagSafe. Its magnetic tip connects and disconnects with ease; the power block it’s attached too mimics Apple’s design ethics. In all, the MagSafe is a very […]