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How to Look Inside Airports with Apple Maps on iPhone and iPad to Plan Ahead When Traveling

Airports can be hectic, and just about every traveler knows the stress of visiting an airport they have never been to before and trying to quickly navigate the maze of terminals to find their gate so

How to Snap Portrait Mode-Style Photos on Any iPhone with Focus Mode for Instagram

Using Portrait Mode to achieve a depth effect on photos may be limited to certain iPhone models with dual-camera lenses, but a variety of third party apps are bringing similar portrait mode

How to Fix “Command Not Found” Errors in Mac Command Line

Advanced Mac users that utilize the command line may occasionally encounter a “command not found” error message when attempting to run something in the command line. The “command not found” error in

iTunes Library XML File Missing? Here’s How to Create One

The latest versions of iTunes no longer default to creating an iTunes Library XML file, which was an iTunes file that allowed various other apps to interact easily with an iTunes library, and could

How to Update All Apps on iPhone and iPad

Apps on the iPhone and iPad are frequently updated with new features, various enhancements, security adjustments, and other components. If you don’t stay on top of updating iOS apps, you’ll quickly be

How to Get Access to Photos Master Image Files in Mac OS Quickly with an Alias

Photos app for the Mac imports images and manages pictures by automatically moving the files into organized folders within the apps dedicated package file. While this file container is not intended to

Can’t Open Control Center from Lock Screen on iPad or iPhone? Here’s the Fix!

The iOS Control Center is a great feature allowing iPhone and iPad users to quickly access screen brightness controls, volume controls, camera, wi-fi and bluetooth toggles, Do Not Disturb mode, and so

Apps Disappearing from iPhone or iPad? Try This Fix!

Have you ever found that apps are disappearing from your iPhone or iPad? Maybe you hadn’t used a particular app in a while but you know for certain you downloaded it to your iOS device, but when you

How to Stop Signal Showing Message Previews on Locked Screen of iPhone or iPad

Signal is the encrypted messaging app that is used by many privacy conscious individuals on various platforms, but the Signal app defaults to showing a message preview on the locked screen of an

Deleted System Files from Mac OS? Here’s How to Get Them Back

Have you ever wondered what to do if you delete a system file from a Mac? Or maybe you’re wondering how you can get those system files back after they were deleted from the computer? While most Mac

iOS 11.4 Beta 6 Released for Testing

Another day, another iOS beta! Apple has released iOS 11.4 beta 6 to those iPhone and iPad devices enrolled in the iOS beta testing program. This build arrives a few days after beta 5 of iOS 11.4 was

How to Set Sleep Timer in Podcasts on iPhone to Automatically Stop Playing

If you want a podcast to automatically stop playing after a designated period of time, the little-known Sleep Timer feature in Podcasts for iPhone or iPad is for you. Much like the name implies, Sleep

How to Make Apps Open in Full Screen Mode on Mac Automatically

Some Mac users really enjoy full screen mode for apps and windows, so much so that they might want to make Mac apps open in full screen mode automatically. While there is no system wide setting in Mac

How to Disable Loading of Remote Content & Images in Mail for Mac

Emails often contain remotely loaded content, and most email clients, the Mac Mail app included, will default to automatically loading those remote images and remote content into an email. This is

Beta 5 of iOS 11.4 & macOS 10.13.5 Available for Testing

Apple has released the fifth beta version of iOS 11.4 beta, macOS 10.13.5 beta, in addition to tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1. Users enrolled in the Apple system software beta testing programs can find

Use This Simple Trick to Preserve Battery Life on iPhone by Stopping “Searching…”

If you’re traveling through areas of weak cellular signals and generally poor reception, you can save a significant amount of iPhone battery life simply by toggling the AirPlane Mode feature on. That

How to Setup & Use Signal on Mac or Windows PC

Signal is the popular encrypted messaging app that lets you send and receive encrypted messages across platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS. This makes Signal an excellent choice

iMessages Out of Order on iPhone? Try This Solution

Have you ever opened an iMessage conversation on iPhone to discover that the messages are out of order? If so, you’re not alone. While it can be annoying to have the iMessages appear out of order in

How to Export Notes as PDF on Mac

The Notes app for Mac is a great place to jot down notes, lists, tasks, tidbits of information, URL and links that you don’t want to bookmark, gather collections of pictures and other info, password

The Fastest Way to View Old Messages on iPhone and iPad

The Messages app of iPhone and iPad will hold onto basically all text messages and iMessages that have been sent and received through the app on that particular device unless the message threads were