With watchOS 6, the Apple Watch is inching ever closer to being a standalone device. While you still can’t set up an Apple Watch without an iPhone, you can now install and delete apps without touching your smartphone….
Quick Look on Mac is an incredibly useful way to preview a file without completely opening it. In macOS Mojave and above, you can perform quick edits on files in the Quick Look popup without needing to open a third-party app…
The Photos app on your iPhone automatically populates all photos from the front-facing camera in the Selfies album. But what if you don’t want a photo to appear there? Here are a couple of solutions.
The built-in Preview app in macOS is a lot more than just an image-viewing tool. For example, did you know it can help you convert and export almost any image to a different format? It works between PNG, JPEG, TIFF, HEIC, and…
If you receive an email that includes a date and time, the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad can recognize it as an appointment request. Here’s how to create a calendar event from an email.
Apple’s new Audio Sharing feature makes it easier for you and a friend to listen to a song or watch a video together without using speakers. Unfortunately, the function is limited to newer iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches pai…
Twitter has a new Bookmarks feature that lets you privately save tweets for later. If you’ve been using the Like feature as a workaround for saving tweets, here’s why you should start bookmarking.
Apple Photos has a built-in facial recognition feature that gives you full control over identifying and syncing faces across your devices. Here’s how you can add names to faces in Photos app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac….
Running out of data on your limited mobile plan? Want to stretch out the data for the last couple of days of the month? Try the new Low Data Mode to reduce data usage on your iPhone.
Dark mode is everywhere from Mac, Windows, Android, and now on the iPhone and iPad. iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 finally brings the much-coveted feature to Apple’s devices. It looks great, and it automatically works with supported ap…
Apple released iOS 13 today on September 19, 2019. It comes with a new dark mode, improvements in stock apps, better privacy controls, and much more. Head to Settings > General > Software Update to get it….
If you’ve ever wondered where you were last week, you can use your iPhone or iPad to view your location history. And if you use Google Maps, you can find very detailed information about your whereabouts….
The Find My iPad feature helps you locate your iPad if it’s missing. If your tablet is online, you can see its location on the map and even play a sound. Here’s how you can turn this feature on or off….
Finder is your window to the Mac file system. Every time you open Finder, it defaults to the Recents folder. But if you usually save your work in a different folder, you might want to change the button’s default behavior….
Siri can read any text aloud to you on your Mac. You can even use its built-in accessibility feature to listen to articles instead of reading them. Here’s how to enable the feature and launch it using a keyboard shortcut….
FaceTime is automatically activated when you set up your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. If you don’t plan on using this feature, or if you don’t want your contacts to get in touch using FaceTime, you can simply turn it off….
Force Restarting an iPhone or iPad works as a quick fix for many iOS and iPadOS issues. If your device won’t boot up, or if you’re experiencing a system-level bug, before rushing to the Genius Bar, see if a force restart will…
Sometimes, an app gets stuck on a screen or stops responding. If you force quit the app on your iPhone or iPad, it “unsticks” everything. We’ll show you how!
The iPhone’s Do Not Disturb feature is a great way to make sure your handset doesn’t disturb you when you’re sleeping or busy. But if you want a certain contact to still be able to get ahold of you, you can whitelist them. He…
Safari on the Mac features a minimal interface. Although you don’t have a lot of room for customization or theming, you can change the toolbar buttons to suit your productivity style. Here’s how to make the Safari toolbar loo…
The iPhone and the iPad screen rotates almost seamlessly based on how you’re holding it. But if your display is stuck in portrait or landscape orientation, here are a couple of ways to fix it.
A major iOS software update normally requires a couple of gigabytes of storage space. If you don’t have room on your iPhone or iPad to install an update, follow these steps to quickly free some up.
With iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple is finally bringing a system-wide dark mode to the iPhone and iPad. This feature will work automatically with websites and supported apps as well. Here’s everything you need to know….
Did you just get a new iPhone or iPad you’re not restoring from a backup? Want a fresh start on your old device? After you set up your phone or tablet, it’s time to restore your favorite apps and games….
iOS 13 has a new feature that might just save you from all spam and robocalls. The new Silence Unknown Callers feature will mute all calls coming from a number that’s not in your contact list.