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Tired of Skewed Lines in Your Photos? Use the Camera App’s Hidden Level.

Published Friday, July 13, 2018

If you’ve ever photographed a sheet of paper or some other rectangular object, the image may have come out skewed because you inadvertently tilted the camera. The iOS 11 Camera app has a level feature to help you avoid this problem, but it’s so subtle that you may not have noticed it. more»

Look Up All Sorts of Information with a Quick Click or Tap on the Mac

Published Friday, June 29, 2018

Apple makes it easy to look up information about any word you can see on your Mac, in nearly any app. more»

How to Recover Space by Offloading Unused Apps in iOS 11

Published Friday, June 22, 2018

Running low on space on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 11? This problem may be easier to deal with than you expect because Apple has added a quick way to free up storage space by removing unneeded apps. more»

Did You Know Your EarPods Work as a Remote Shutter Button for Photos?

Published Friday, June 15, 2018
Have you ever composed the perfect photo in the iPhone’s Camera app and then been unable to tap the shutter button without jiggling the iPhone and blurring the image? more»

Use Copy as Pathname to Help Someone Find a File on the Mac

Published Friday, June 8, 2018
Have you ever needed to write directions for where to find a file on the Mac? That’s easy if it’s in a well-traveled location, like the Music or Pictures folder, but more difficult if it’s in an obscure hidey-hole.

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Teach Siri How to Pronounce Names Properly

Published Friday, June 1, 2018

Siri is supposed to be a competent voice assistant, but sometimes Siri can’t even pronounce your own name correctly! Luckily, it’s easy to fix Siri’s pronunciation for any name. more»

Here’s How to Hide All Windows on Your Mac So You Can Work on the Desktop

Published Friday, May 25, 2018

If your Mac is anything like ours, you end up with lots of apps open, each with one or more windows that obscure the Desktop. For those people who like to save in-progress documents to the Desktop and keep current project folders there, all those windows get in the way. more»

Fix a Frozen Finder with This Quick Tip

Published Friday, May 18, 2018

Finder freezes. They shouldn’t happen at all, and they don’t happen often, but it’s not unheard of for your Mac’s Finder to freeze, freak out, or otherwise stop responding properly.

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