The Best Antivirus Options for Mac

by File in: General Software

For years Mac users enjoyed a relatively virus and malware-free experience. While macOS does enjoy certain security advantages over Windows, thanks to its UNIX underpinnings, at least some of the security Mac users have enjoyed is “security through obscurity.” In other words, because of the Mac’s relatively small market share, it simply wasn’t worth it […]

Don’t See 4K at 60 FPS Record Video Option on iPhone 8 Plus/X?

by File in: iPhone

Did you just get your new shiny iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X? Me too! Well, the first thing I did was go to change my settings so that I could record video at that glorious 4K at 60 fps setting! By default Apple, sets to to only 1080 at 60 FPS, which […]

How to Setup Apple TV 4K for the First Time

by File in: Apple TV

So I just got my shiny new Apple TV 4K and I rushed to set it up as quickly as possible so I could watch those new 4K HDR movies on my 4K TV! It’s also way faster and better than the 2nd generation Apple TV that I refused to upgrade until Apple moved to […]

How to Clean Install iOS 11 on iPhone or iPad

by File in: iOS

If you’re planning to upgrade your Apple device to iOS 11, you have the option to perform a normal upgrade or perform a clean install. If you’re upgrading a relatively new device like a 6S or iPhone 7, a normal upgrade will probably be just fine. However, on older devices, a clean install can help […]

How to Prepare Your Device for iOS 11

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iOS 11 will be released on Tuesday, September 19, meaning you don’t have much time to get your device ready if you are planning to upgrade immediately. In this article, I’m going to give you a couple of tips before you perform the upgrade. After upgrading several devices every year for the last five or […]

5 Things You Should Do Before Selling Your Old iPhone

by File in: iPhone

If you’re planning on upgrading to the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X soon, you’re also probably thinking of ways to get rid of your current iPhone. Obviously, there are lots of ways to get rid of your phone from selling it, trading it in or giving it to someone as a gift. […]

How to Backup iPhone to iTunes and iCloud

by File in: iPhone

Backups are important and especially important for devices like your iPhone, which pretty much carry all your personal data. Losing your phone is actually worse than losing your wallet nowadays. Just imagine losing your phone and not having a backup. You would lose all your messages, contacts, photos, videos, notes, all your apps, etc. Some […]

What are the Black Dots Under App Icons and How to Remove Them

by File in: OS X

If you’re new to Macs and OS X, you may have noticed that some of your app icons in the Dock have a small black dot under them. The black dot is normally always under the Finder icon no matter what. The black dot basically indicates that the application is running. It’s kind of like […]

How to Check AppleCare Support and Warranty Status for Your Mac

by File in: Hardware

If you have a Mac and need to get some repair or replacement done on it, then you’ll first need to determine whether or not the Mac is still under warranty. With most other manufacturers, this means having to go through an annoying process where you search for some serial or tag number and then […]

How to Update iTunes or iCloud Credit Card Info

by File in: Tutorials

If you need to update the credit card that is on file for your iTunes or iCloud account, you’ve probably realized by now that you can’t do it from your iPhone or Mac. You can change the “additional” payment method, but not the main one that is used for family sharing. When you go to […]