Mac Geek Gab listener David has a tip for us, and it involves using Command + Tab to switch Mac apps. But he uses it in a different way.
iOS 12 is adding precise location data for 911 calls made from iPhones and you can get that same precision in iOS 11 thanks to a free app from RapidSOS. Read on to learn how.
macOS Mojave is making it easier to figure out what’s in the tabs you have open in Safari with favicons. Here’s how to enable the feature.
I’ve got a great tip for anyone who ever needs to do a Metric conversion—it’s easy to do right from Spotlight on your Mac.
Mac Geek Gab listener John has a tip to help return a lost iPhone. It’s quick and easy, and it might save your skin if someone finds your iPhone.
Redditor u/UnsightlyMe has a great tip to help you recover your AirPods if they get lost.
The next time you invite your friends over to chill, here’s how you can let them control HomePod music, so everyone can listen to their favorites.
The marketing around Apple Watch is primarily around health, so we’ve rounded up some watchOS fitness complications.
One of the more visible features in macOS Mojave is Dark Mode. It’s off by default, but easy to turn on. Here’s how.
Formatting a drive so you can install and boot macOS requires the GUID partition map. Unfortunately, Disk Utility in macOS High Sierra doesn’t make that option easy to find. Read on to see where it’s hiding.
If you’re trying to install macOS Mojave on an external drive connected to your USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 equipped Mac and get the dreaded No Entry (circle with a slash) screen, there’s an easy fix.
iOS 11.4.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch has a new security feature called USB Restricted Mode designed to keep hackers out of your iOS device. Here’s how to find the setting and, if you need to, change it.
The Finder’s “Merge” command—useful for combining the contents of folders that have the same name—is a handy way to clean up the files on your Mac. However, it’s got some important caveats, which we’ll explain in today’s Quick Tip!
Andrew found a website that gives outage stats and a way to report if you’ve been experiencing an outage.
OK, so Siri isn’t always great at answering follow-up questions. (And if you talk to Apple’s voice assistant a lot, you’ve probably used colorful language at it because of that very thing.) But fortunately, it does parse follow-up requests well for music, so you can correct it when it chooses the wrong item to play. We’ll tell you how to do that in today’s Quick Tip!
If you’re using Time Machine to back up to multiple drives, then sometimes you might need to force a backup to one disk or another (instead of relying on the software’s built-in schedule). In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how to do that!
“A Horse with No Name,” by America was the #1 song on April 3rd, 1972—I know this because I randomly picked that date to test this tip: ask Siri to play the top song from any given date, and you can be as specific as you want. [Updated to note that it requires an Apple Music subscription.]
This gives you an option to change the search engine, but also gives you a list of recent searches.
It’s easy enough to change between light and dark modes in recent versions of macOS, but you still need to waste a few clicks heading to System Preferences. For those who want to change modes frequently, here’s how to build an AppleScript app that can do it with a single click!