Apple launched two-step authentication for Apple IDs on Thursday, a significant increase in security for those who enable it. We're going to show you how to set it up.
We've been showing you how you can get lots done on your Mac using all kinds of free apps that Apple gives you. This week, Sandro Cuccia shows you how to use Disk Utility to create safe and secure, password-protected and encrypted containers for your files.
There are several, escalating steps you can take to force quit a misbehaving app in iOS. This how-to describes successively stronger and stronger measures to achieve that.
Siri is often quite helpful in relaying information about your contacts. However, Siri has difficulty recognizing and articulating foreign names. There is a great way to teach Siri proper pronunciation of such names. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
You can run Java apps in two ways. The first is to run applets inside your Web browser with a plug-in. The second is to run native Java 6 apps on your Mac. This how-to discusses procedures to uninstall/disable each of those two Java systems on your Mac.
Sandro Cuccia shows you how to undock and split your onscreen iPad keyboard – capabilities introduced in iOS 5. Whether or not you are a “thumb typist,” these features will help speed up your typing while making it more comfortable to use the virtual keyboard.
The Preview application is included with every Mac. Among other things, this useful utility allows you to annotate your PDF files with highlighted text, shapes, lines, arrows, text boxes, sticky notes and more. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Did you know that along with audible alerts, you can have your iPhone 4, 4S and 5 use its LED flash to get your attention? Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Occasionally, it may be desirable to convert a PDF file to the MOBI for EPUB format for use on an iPad with, say, the Kindle Reader or iBooks. Here's how to do the conversion on a Mac and load the document onto your iPad.
Following up on a previous article on using the Home Folder in OS X, Sandro Cuccia discusses the advantages of using the Shared Folder and shows you how.
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