Private browsing has been around in one form or another since 2005, but it took some time for every browser to get behind it. Now, no matter what browser you use, you can surf the internet without leaving behind a local trail of history, passwords, cookies, and other assorted bits of information.
The Sonos media controller app on Windows is almost perfect, but it does have limitations. For example, it has a pesky 65,000-song limit, and despite an abundance of streaming services, you can’t stream things like YouTube and sporting events.
Tabs, glorious tabs! Every web browser now has them, including Apple’s Safari. In fact, tabs have been a part of Safari since the very beginning, but there’s a lot more to them than you may have realized. Let’s walk you through and show you all you need to know to become a Safari tab master.
Have you ever wondered how much you’ve spent at Amazon during your lifetime? Whether you’re feeling curious or just plain brave, there’s an easy way to find out.
Anyone who uses a Mac regularly knows that macOS’s screenshot abilities are pretty solid, but they could always be better. Third-party screenshot applications offer a lot of features that you might not have otherwise known you needed.
Apple is staking their reputation on ensuring the data it collects from you remains private. How? By using something called “Differential Privacy.”
By now, you have probably added a lot of apps and games to your Apple TV—so many that your Home screen has become crowded and unwieldy. Grouping things together in folders, however, can quickly restore order.
If you don’t care for the way the System Preferences appear in macOS, you can change them by hiding certain preference panels or by rearranging them alphabetically.
System Preferences are a Mac users one-stop location to make changes to the operating system, tweak the hardware, and configure features like Siri and Parental Controls. Most people access the System Preferences by clicking on it in the Dock. But there are at least six other ways to access the System Preferences.
You’ve probably heard the term “chipset” tossed around when talking about new computers, but what exactly is a chipset, and how does it affect your computer’s performance?
Google Chrome’s default search engine is, unsurprisingly, Google. For the vast majority of users, that’s just fine. There are those however, who might want to change the default search engine to Yahoo!, Bing, or even add something custom.
If you use iMessage, you’ve probably been roped into a group chat or two. It can often become confusing, so what can you do if you have a number of them going at once and can’t tell them apart?
If you need to remove an image’s background on your Mac—so that the background is transparent—you could use something like Adobe Photoshop or GIMP. The problem is, Photoshop isn’t cheap, and both applications come with a sizable learning curve. Luckily, you can remove image backgrounds with Preview for free.
You like tabs, we like tabs. Tabs are the coolest thing to happen to web browsers since private browsing and bookmark syncing, but just how much of a tab guru are you?
Safari’s AutoFill will automatically complete information for contacts, passwords, credit cards and more. Today we’re going to discuss how to turn off or edit those AutoFill entries on macOS and iOS.
If you’ve been using Facebook for a few years, then you know your account contains a veritable treasure trove of information that thieves would just love to mine. It may go without saying, but firmly securing your Facebook account is going to go a long way towards protecting you from exposing a big chunk of your personal life to unsavory elements.
Apple Photos on macOS can be trained to recognize faces so you can search for family and friends in all the photos in which they appear. Training is easy, though it might take some time if you have a lot of pictures in your library.
A photo’s EXIF data contains a ton of information about your camera, and potentially where the picture was taken (GPS coordinates). That means, if you’re sharing images, there’s a lot of details others can glean from them.
Apple’s TV app, which recently appeared on iOS devices and Apple TV, is meant to help users discover and watch shows across an increasingly expanding lineup of television channels, as well as iTunes movies and shows, in one central app.
If you’ve ever wondered how to record your computer screen and then turn it into an animated GIF, then wonder no more. Here’s everything you need to know about creating GIF screencasts on Windows and Mac.
If you use Apple Watch for your runs, then you know it’s a nice way to keep track of your distance, time, pace, and heart rate. Sometimes however, you might have to stop briefly, forgetting to pause your Watch, giving you inaccurate results.
Ever get into a situation where you know an option exists in a menu somewhere, but you can’t find it? Thankfully, macOS lets you search the menus of any open application to find what you’re looking for.
If you frequently delve into the Finder on macOS, chances are you end up with a bunch of open windows after a while. You could go through, find all these windows, and attend to them one by one, or you can just merge them into one.
The makers of Pokémon Go have released their long-awaited Apple Watch app, which is sure to please Watch wearing Pokémon trainers everywhere.
When you minimize a window in macOS, it goes to the right edge of your Dock by default. If you’d rather it minimize to the app’s icon, like Windows’ taskbar does, you can alter this behavior in System Preferences.