How To Make iPhone Screencasts With Quicktime

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If you want to explain how to do something on a computer, smartphone or tablet screen, your best bet is to make a screencast. YouTube is full of these showing you how to do every conceivable thing in tech. A screencast is a video of you doing things on your screen. You can add your […]

What To Do When You Are Switching From An Old iPad To a New One

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Yesterday, I bought a new iPad – the 2019 iPad Air. This doesn’t happen very often. I tend to keep my devices until they are literally on their last legs, wheezing for breath. My old device, the 2013 iPad model, was struggling to operate iOS 10 so I decided to put it out of its […]

How To Set Up & Use MacOS Dictation

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I write a lot. It is my occupation, my hobby, and pretty much the one thing I am good at. If I am not writing articles, I am writing books, which means not only do I mess up a lot of keyboards, I also end up hurting my hands and wrists while going at 130 […]

Pre-Installed MacOS Software Which Is Actually Really Good

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Everyone likes to ridicule some of the pre-installed software which comes standard with every MacOS computer. Granted, some of it is bad (Stocks? Dashboard?) but there are also some which are amazingly good. Even my wife (who is extremely anti-Apple in her views) had to grudgingly admit the other day that iMovie is an amazing […]

How To Create Your Own Custom Ringtones Using iTunes

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One of the things that’s so great about owning a smartphone is the sheer number of personalization possibilities available. From wallpapers to ringtones to phone protective cases, you have various ways in which to stamp your unique personality onto your phone. However, with regards to ringtones on an iPhone, the thing I don’t like about […]

How To Create Your Own Dynamic Wallpapers On MacOS

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If you have had a MacOS computer for a while, you will know what dynamic wallpapers are. These are the ones which change depending on what time of day it is. So a dark wallpaper will appear during the night while a light wallpaper will appear during the day. This can be extremely helpful if […]

How To View & Cancel Your iOS Subscriptions On Your iDevice

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One of the things I love about owning a tablet (in my case, an iPad) is that I can ditch all of my print magazine subscriptions and go digital instead. As well as magazines, there are other kinds of subscriptions, such as app upgrades and games, all of which can be accessed and monitored through […]

How To Set Up “Do Not Disturb” On iOS

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If it is 2.00am and you only have a few hours to get some sleep, there’s nothing worse than someone trying to call you, or ping you on chat. Turning the phone off or slinging it out of the room may be impractical if you use your phone as an alarm clock. So what do […]

How To Rip a Music CD Using iTunes

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I know what you’re thinking. What is a music CD? It’s 2019 and we’re all busy buying digital music or streaming it on Spotify. So what’s all this CD business? 1999 called – they want their technology back. All joking aside, people are still using CD’s today. Amazon still sells them and you can obviously […]

How To Retrieve Your iPhone If It Is Lost Or Stolen

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These days, iPhones are expensive pieces of hardware, and as such they are highly desired targets for thieves. So it can be heartbreaking to discover that someone has swiped your phone while you were not looking. It doesn’t hurt any less to discover you have simply lost the phone through carelessness on your part. Whether […]