Bryan Chaffin explains how Bitcoin faucets work and which faucets you can trust to pay. [Update: reformatted the guide, removed several defunct faucets, and updated all descriptions. – Bryan]
Apple TV+ launches on November 1, 2019 in over 100 countries. Here’s what you’ll need to know to get started.
Sorting through the mesh wireless systems available today can be tricky. Read on, and we’ll teach you how to decide which one is best for you. [Update: Anti-malware is a theme of this update, with Plume SuperPods, Orbi, and Linksys Velop all joining the club with solid offerings in this regard. eero and Plume both solved their LAN persistence problems, keeping your Wi-Fi alive even if your Internet connection goes down. AmpliFi is doing some cool things for IoT users with regards to setting up separate SSIDs for that, too. See Changelog – Dave]
It’s time to take a look at Apple’s revised version of the Apple TV app. John walks us through the app and subscription management.
Physical minimalism is good to practice, but you might forget about digital minimalism. It’s time to take a good, hard look at your electronic devices and ask, “Do my apps spark joy?”
The 2013 Mac Pro and its AMD FirePro D300 GPU have had their share of glitches and woes over the years. John thinks Mojave is the best macOS so far for that combo.
All new Macs now feature Apple’s custom T2 security chip. This has operational security implications for your new Mac.
Apple has announced and shipped some exciting new Macs in 2018. For a prospective buyer, selecting the right processor option is one of the first tasks. John provides some guidance.
Are you looking to boost your iPhone’s security by using a VPN? VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) have been around for decades now and you may have heard of them already. They help everyone, from individuals to big businesses, protect their security and privacy and have gone on to become an essential part of the cybersecurity system for many.
Privacy is all the rage in this time of surveillance and tracking. It’s gotten to the point where it’s become a sought-after commodity. And, why shouldn’t we want more privacy?
When formatting an external device in preparation for macOS High Sierra (or the public beta of Mojave), an odd display bug can appear. John explains.
NetBeans is a very useful IDE that supports many languages on the Mac. In the first article, John explained how to do the install. Here, in Part II, he shows how to get started writing and learning HTML.
You’re in an HTML class. You want to write, test and debug your HTML without the fuss of running a separate web server. NetBeans allows you to do that. John shows us how.
If you’re the victim of an iPhone theft, there are steps you can take after to try to get it back. But there are also preventative steps to take before it happens.
There are several indicators that your Apple TV 4K is enabled for Dolby Vision, but John shows the final visual cue to look for on the TV’s screen itself.
Your HomePod is also a HomeKit hub, so what does that mean, especially if you already have an Apple TV. Read on to learn what that means for your smart home setup.
John delves into just what exactly AirPlay 2 is.
After 12 years of using Skype for our podcasts, we switched to Discord in November and haven’t looked back. With better audio quality and the ability to have interview guests participate entirely in their web browsers, Discord is a much better solution for today’s podcaster. We’ll show you how to get going.
So now you have an Apple TV 4K. John has some hints on how to get it set up and watch 4K/UHD content.
TMO editors and some Apple customers are reporting random macOS lockups, especially after an extended period in a screen saver.