Gmail sets itself apart with its smart email features. But if you don’t like Gmail’s auto-complete or auto-reply suggestions, you can turn them off. Here’s how to disable Smart Reply and Smart Compose….
It’s a good practice to keep your web browser constantly updated for security reasons, but Apple Safari on Mac doesn’t have an update button. Here’s how to keep Safari updated.
The editor in the Photos app is quite feature-rich, but you can’t resize photos. Luckily, you can use a shortcut or a third-party app to resize or reduce photo size on iPhone and iPad. Here’s how.
Forgetting to sign out of Gmail on an unknown computer can be a huge privacy risk. Luckily, it’s easy to sign out—from a device that you no longer have access to. Here are four ways to sign out of Gmail….
It’s no secret that social media might not be the best for people’s mental health. To combat some of the negative effects of social networking, Instagram allows you to hide Like counts on every post shared in the app….
The Reminders app on your iPhone or iPad helps you remember and complete tasks. But the app isn’t as useful if you can’t jot down tasks the second they come to you. Here’s how to quickly jot down reminders using Shortcuts….
If an image is too large, you can reduce its size in two ways. You can resize and reduce the resolution, or you can export it in a lower quality. Here’s how to resize or reduce photo size on Mac.
In Safari 14.0 and higher on the Mac, the Tab Preview feature lets you peek into the web page by hovering your cursor over the tab. If you find this annoying, you can disable it using Terminal. Here’s how….
To set a timer on your iPhone or iPad, you might usually use the Clock app. But there are two quicker ways to set a timer on your Apple device, and we’ll show you how to do it.
Having trouble reading Safari’s tiny fonts on your Mac? It’s easy to make all of the smallest fonts in Safari bigger by default with a quick change in Safari Preferences. Here’s how.
Some text on your Apple Watch’s tiny screen can be difficult to read. Smaller text can be found in app menus, notifications, or messaging apps. Here’s how you can increase the text size on your Apple Watch….
When you have dozens of tabs open in a Safari window, it becomes difficult to find a specific tab in the tab bar. Here’s how to quickly search open tabs within the current window in Safari on Mac.
Every file on your Mac has a folder path that starts all the way at the root directory, but it’s not always easy to see what it is. Here are three ways to see the current folder path on your Mac.
Need a count-down timer when you’re cooking pasta or baking a cake? Forget your iPhone—use your Apple Watch to set timers instead. Here’s how.
By default, when someone you don’t follow messages you on Instagram, they’ll end up in a separate Requests section. If you don’t want message requests from unknown Instagram users, you can turn them off altogether. Here’s how…
Using iCloud Drive, your Mac can sync the data in your Desktop and Documents folders between all your Apple devices. It’s handy, but it takes up iCloud storage space and might have privacy implications. If you’ve previously e…
Apple’s professionally shot 4K cinematic screen savers are one of the best things about the Apple TV. If you’d like to use them on your Mac, you can get them for free using an open-source app. Here’s how….
Dragging windows using your Mac’s trackpad can be tedious: You need to click, hold, then drag. But thanks to a little-known accessibility feature, you can quickly drag windows using a three-finger gesture instead. Here’s how …
When you’re out and about, you can have Siri read your incoming messages using your Apple AirPods. You can even reply to these messages without touching your iPhone. Here’s how.
The HomePod mini is a plucky little smart speaker that packs a punch. If you don’t have dedicated speakers for your Mac, it can double as a decent speaker for music and movies. Here’s how to use a HomePod mini with your Mac….
The iPhone orientation lock lacks context awareness. Opening YouTube or Netflix won’t disable the lock, nor will opening a news-reading app enable it. Thankfully, there’s a Shortcuts automation to automatically toggle the ori…
Every time you take a screenshot on your iPhone, you see a little thumbnail preview in the bottom-left corner. While this is useful, it can also be annoying. Thankfully, there’s a workaround to bypass the thumbnail preview….
When you play audio on your iPhone, your Apple Watch will automatically show the “Now Playing” screen when you use it. If you find this automatic pop-up feature annoying, it’s easy to disable. Here’s how….
Peeking at the URL of a link that you’re about to open is a good way to make sure the URL is what you expect and not a trick. Here’s how to preview links in Safari for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
The HomePod Mini makes for a great little smart speaker. But the “Hey Siri” functionality can sometimes be less than perfect. If you just want to only use your HomePod Mini as AirPlay speakers, you can disable the “Hey Siri” …