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Topic: Tips

How to keep your home's air clean and odor-free with HomeKit

10/17/2019, 02:10 pm

Poor air quality in your home can stink up the joint or exacerbate allergies -- and it can be hard to tell at a glance when its a problem. But, HomeKit peripherals can keep your home's air clean with minimal aggravation, and it won't cost as much as you think.

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How to select, copy, and paste text in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

10/15/2019, 03:10 pm

Apple has improved the ways you can quickly select, copy, and paste text, but the new gestures take some learning -- especially if you regularly used the previous ones.

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How to create a bootable macOS Catalina installer on a USB drive

10/09/2019, 04:10 pm

If you have more than one Mac you want to upgrade to macOS 10.15 Catalina but don't want to waste so much bandwidth downloading it for each machine, one option is to create a bootable installer on a spare USB flash drive. Here's how to do it with the Terminal.

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How to use Sidecar in macOS Catalina with your iPad and your Mac

10/08/2019, 03:10 pm

Now that macOS Catalina has been released, we've been seeing just how the much hyped Sidecar feature has been working -- and what the final system requirements are to use it.

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How to turn on Home Sharing in the Music and TV apps in macOS Catalina

10/08/2019, 09:10 am

The iTunes feature that let you stream your personal media to other devices like an Apple TV is still in macOS Catalina, but the procedure is a bit different. Here's what you need to know to set it up, turn it on, and why it's worth doing.

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Tip: How to get more from Control Center in iOS 13

10/06/2019, 11:10 am

Apple continues to make Control Center more useful, with iOS 13 seeing refinements to existing tools plus a new quick-access Dark Mode control.

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How to use Apple's new Reminders app in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina

10/01/2019, 03:10 pm

Apple has rewritten its basic Reminders app for iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and for macOS Catalina when it releases. No longer quite so simple, it could be all the To Do app you need, but it does suffer from being a first version.

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How to use multiple windows in iPadOS

09/30/2019, 10:09 am

It's one of the most wanted, most useful new features in iPadOS, but how you actually use the ability to have multiple windows in the same app is far, far from obvious.

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How to use Apple's Low Data Mode in iOS 13, and what you get

09/26/2019, 03:09 pm

Apple has introduced a new feature with iOS 13 that optionally saves you data usage by cutting down on network activity.

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How to master the Camera app on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro

09/26/2019, 11:09 am

The Camera app has been updated for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro to take advantage of the new ultra-wide lenses. AppleInsider explains how to use the new features to take the best pictures you can on the go.

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How to use the App Store on Apple Watch

09/25/2019, 07:09 am

It's the App Store, but not quite as we know it. Here's how to use, and just what you can find, on the new App Store for Apple Watch in watchOS 6.

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How to use Screen Time to control your Mac and iOS use

09/22/2019, 07:09 pm

Whether it's for your curiosity, your health or for working out exactly how much to bill your clients, it's much better to know what exactly you do on your Macs and iOS devices. Screen Time will do exactly that -- and there are alternatives that do it better.

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How to force restart your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max

09/21/2019, 01:09 pm

The steps you need to take to force restart your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max are different if you're used to an iPhone with a Home button. Here's how to do it.

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How to move Google Authenticator to your new iPhone

09/20/2019, 04:09 pm

If you're upgrading to a new iPhone from an old one, or from an Android device, then you need to take steps to make sure that Google Authenticator continues to work as you'd expect.

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How to delete apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

09/19/2019, 09:09 am

With the new iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple has again changed how you delete, or rearrange, apps on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It's simple enough when you know, but you're not going to find it by accident.

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How to make more use of Notification Center in macOS

09/15/2019, 04:09 pm

There is a whole extra facet to your Mac that gives you fast information and quick access to tools, but most of us simply forget that it's there. Here's how to use it and how to get more out of Notification Center.

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How to watch today's new iPhone event live

09/09/2019, 08:09 am

Wherever you are, and whatever devices you've got with you, you'll be able to watch Apple unveil the new 2019 iPhones live. Here's how.

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How to record streaming audio on iOS

09/05/2019, 02:09 pm

Apple's iPads and iPhones are great for listening to streaming audio, but they've not been great at recording it. They still aren't, but there are ways to make certain types of recordings that can be useful.

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Here's why you're only getting 1% cash back with the Apple Card

09/04/2019, 08:09 am

Now that you've got your Apple Card, you might be wondering why you've only been getting 1% back in Daily Cash. As it turns out, like most cards, there's a set of rules you'll need to follow to get the most cash back.

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How to update your Steam install to 64-bit before macOS Catalina

09/03/2019, 03:09 pm

Yes, the Steam client itself is 64-bits, and most of your games probably are too, but if you've had an install for a while, your client is probably only 32-bit. Here's how to make sure you've got a Steam client compatible with macOS Catalina.

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