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How to Tag Files or Folders in MacOS

Tags allow you to organize, prioritize, arrange, and label any files or folders on the Mac. After a file is tagged in the Mac Finder, that file will be marked by the color-coded tag and its associated label, and you can then reference and access those tagged files by whatever assigned tag. You can even tag the same file or folder with multiple di

How to Turn Off Memories Alerts on iPhone & iPad

Your iPhone or iPad may randomly display a Photos alert that says “You have a new memory – On this day (date)” right on the iOS devices lock screen. While some people may be thrilled with having the iOS Photos app resurfacing random photos from the past, other iOS users may be less than enthusiastic about the ‘you have a ne

How to Find a Lost iPhone with Siri

Have you ever lost an iPhone somewhere in a house, office, or car, and can’t quite find it? Trying to locate a misplaced iPhone can be frustrating, but if you have another iOS device, Apple Watch, or Mac nearby then you can use Siri to help find a lost iPhone. With this great trick, you’ll be using Siri to play a sound alert on the los

Beta 4 of MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 Released for Testing

Apple has released the fourth beta version of macOS Mojave 10.14.2 to Mac users enrolled in the Mojave beta testing program. Both the developer and public beta version of macOS 10.14.2 are available to download now onto eligible machines. Updating system software in macOS Mojave is done through the Software Update control panel within System Pr

New Group FaceTime iPhone Commercial Featuring Elvis Impersonators: “A Little Company”

Apple has released a new iPhone commercial focusing on using Group FaceTime on the iPhone. The charming new TV advertisement is somewhat humorous in that it shows various Elvis impersonators singing along together on a Group FaceTime video call from varying locations around the globe, including in hotel rooms, high rises, a stormy boat, a rainy b

How to Update Apps from the Mac App Store

When an update is available for any Mac app that has been installed through the Mac App Store, you will notice the App Store icon in OS X gets a numerical badge on it, indicating the number of software updates available. Additionally, you will notice the the App Store entry within the  Apple menu will show an “Updates” note alongside

How to Check Size of App Updates in the Mac App Store

Want to see the size of an app update that is available in the Mac App Store? Some Mac users may be interested in knowing the size of an available app software update before starting to download or install the app update, but the App Store in MacOS Mojave doesn’t openly display the size of available app updates by default. Instead, you’

How to Turn Off Keyboard Backlighting Automatically from Inactivity on Mac

If you’d like the keyboard backlighting on a MacBook Pro or Air to turn itself off after the Mac laptop has been inactive for a determined amount of time, you can toggle a system setting to allow for that. This setting is aimed at specifically the keyboard backlighting, independent of what’s going on with the screen or the Mac itself,

Get the Apple TV Space Screen Savers on Mac

Some absolutely stunning space screen savers exist on the latest Apple TV system software versions, presumably captured from the International Space Station, or perhaps some other satellite. Thanks to a third party effort, you can get those gorgeous space screensavers from the Apple TV on a Mac too, in up to 4k video resolution. We’ve discu

How to Use Group FaceTime on iPhone & iPad

The iPhone and iPad now have the ability to make Group FaceTime video calls, where you can have up to 32 people participating in a group video chat. Let’s walk through how to start a Group FaceTime video chat on the iPhone and iPad, and also demonstrate how to add people to an existing FaceTime video chat to turn that into a group video cha

How to Make Group FaceTime Calls from Mac

Group FaceTime video chat allows for up to 32 participants to be engaged in the same active video conference, as long as those people are on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, running the latest versions of macOS or iOS system software. We’ve discussed making Group FaceTime video calls from the iPhone and iPad before, and so this tutorial is going to c

How to Delete Unwanted Email Addresses in Mail on Mac

The Mail app for Mac maintains a list of contacts and email addresses with which you have communicated before, and that email address list will be used for the Mail app suggestions and email address completion suggestion lists. This is separate from the regular Contacts address book that is maintained on the Mac, as the email recipients list is li

How to Flip FaceTime Camera in iOS 12 on iPhone or iPad

How do you flip the FaceTime Camera in iOS 12? Where did the Flip camera button go in FaceTime for iOS 12? You’re probably not the only person wondering the answer to these questions. FaceTime video chat is very popular amongst iPhone and iPad users, and a common component of many FaceTime video conversations involves flipping the camera ar

MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 Update Released for Mac

Apple has released MacOS 10.14.2 update for MacOS Mojave. The latest software update for the Mac is said to improve the stability, compatibility, and security of Macs, and is therefore recommended for all Mojave users to install. Mac users not running Mojave will instead find “Security Update 2018-003 High Sierra” and “Security

Download iOS 12.1.1 Update for iPhone & iPad [IPSW]

Apple has released iOS 12.1.1 for iPhone and iPad users. The freshly updated version of iOS includes a handful of small changes and improvements, along with the usual bug fixes. Additionally, Apple also released MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 Update, Security Updates for macOS Sierra and High Sierra, updates to Safari, and an update for Apple TV as tvOS 12.

WatchOS 5.1.2 with ECG & Irregular Heart Rhythm Alerts Released for Apple Watch

Apple has released an update to Apple Watch that adds significant new health features to the Apple Watch Series 4, including an ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notifications. The WatchOS 5.1.2 update arrives along with iOS 12.1.1 for iPhone and iPad and MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 for Mac. Of course watchOS 5.1.2 also includes bug fixes, refinements

How to Connect a Mac to Bluetooth Speaker

A Mac can easily be connected to a Bluetooth speaker system, offering a convenient and wireless method of enjoying audio from the computer. Using a Bluetooth speaker system on a Mac is quite simple, and the only real requirement is that the Mac has Bluetooth actively enabled, and the Speaker system is within range. Beyond that, MacOS is able to c