These days, its even more likely that we’ll be getting more text messages, and many of those may be unwanted. Here’s how to block a message sender on a Mac.
Andrew came up with a solution to make managing SMS two-factor authentication a bit easier. This method cleans up your conversation list.
iOS 13.3 added an improvement to minimize junk messages you get, but it also made SMS two-factor authentication more annoying.
Gone are the days of manually adding photos to contacts. Instead use the iOS 13 feature to add an iMessage name and photo.
Aramark and the Cleveland Cavaliers teamed up with Apple’s Business Chat to let fans order drinks from their seats in the Quicken Loans arena.
Mac Geek Gab Stephan shared a neat tip with us. As it turns out, you can use the arrow keys in Mac Messages like you can in Terminal.
iOS 12 lets you make your own custom Animoji called Memoji. Here’s how to create yours.
You can use your Memoji, or Animoji with real time camera effects in Messages and FaceTime in iOS 12. Here’s how.
For today’s Quick Tip, we’re going over how to use Messages to send your pal a Starbucks gift card (if you’re into that sort of thing). This uses Apple Pay to charge you, too, so you don’t have to pass your payment info through Starbucks. Neat!
Every time your two favorite geeks get together, something interesting happens: everyone learns at least five (5!) new things. This week’s topics include two very specific features of APFS (a pro and a con), noise-canceling headphones for travel, a solution to drives not appearing on your Desktop, some Cool Stuff Found, and much, much more. Press play or download and enjoy!
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple letting us download the data associated with our Apple ID, plus they take a look at Business Chat in Messages.
Apple says a patch is coming soon for a bug that crashes iPhones and messaging apps when a specific Indian Telugu character is received.
Sharing your location with other people is the subject of today’s Quick Tip! While there are approximately a million ways to do so through iOS, you can actually use predictive text to pass along your location, so we’re going to tell you what magic words you’ll need to try it out.
Apple is already working on a fix for the chaiOS bug that crashes Messages when you receive a specific URL in a chat.
Kelly Guimont and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to discuss the chaiOS bug for the Mac and iPhone, plus they weigh in on Apple’s bid for the new J.J. Abrams sci-fi series.
There’s a URL circulating that can crash Messages on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and it can even cause the iOS springboard to unexpectedly crash and relaunch.
Messages are a huge part of our online life, and they don’t always work the way we expect or prefer. John and Dave start by answering some of those questions. Then it’s on to where you should – and shouldn’t – be using APFS. After that, the questions jump around a bit, including one about mesh vs. quasi-mesh. All this and more on Mac Geek Gab 692 today!
If your messages aren’t syncing between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad, then you’ve gotta try our troubleshooting tips! After all, there’s nothing more frustrating than having to go grab a different device to be sure you sent out a particular text. That’s right, NOTHING. We stand by that statement.
If you were surprised Apple Pay Cash was missing when you installed iOS 11.2, be patient. That’s coming this week.
If you’re playing with the Animojis on your fancy new iPhone X, you’ve gotta know how to save your creations. And make stickers out of them! Rabbit faces? Unicorns? Poop stickers? Sign us up.