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How I fixed my Apple Watch Series 3 LTE connectivity problems

2017-10-01T03:04:27+00:00

Some Apple Watch Series 3 users are experiencing issues with connecting to LTE when away from their phones, which, you know, kind of defeats the purpose of having a cellular watch. Suddenly, your excitement for the watch is now mixed with frustration. I, too, had issues with my LTE Apple Watch the first day I had it, [...]

How I fixed my Apple Watch Series 3 LTE connectivity problems 2017-10-01T03:04:27+00:00

Why Apple shows a strange location for a two-factor login confirmation

2017-09-29T03:05:09+00:00

Erich Riehl uses Apple’s two-factor authentication (2FA) system with his iCloud account. This is the system that Apple released in September 2015, and which replaces the older two-step system entirely in iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra. (If you’re using two-step and upgrade to either of those, Apple converts you to 2FA.)The first step [...]

Why Apple shows a strange location for a two-factor login confirmation 2017-09-29T03:05:09+00:00

You can mount HFS+ volumes with High Sierra and APFS

2017-09-29T03:05:07+00:00

macOS High Sierra introduces a new file system call Apple File System, or APFS. APFS replaces the old file system, called HFS+. APFS has a lot of inherent advantages beyond just being modernized that improve reliability and speed. Chances are, however, that you have external hard drives and thumb drives formatted using HFS+.Reader Ted Tenny [...]

You can mount HFS+ volumes with High Sierra and APFS 2017-09-29T03:05:07+00:00

How to safely clean iMovie files from your iPhone or iPad

2017-09-28T03:04:43+00:00

In an attempt to reclaim some space on my iPhone, I discovered that iMovie was one of the biggest data hogs. (You can see how your iPhone’s storage is being allocated by checking Settings > General > iPhone Storage.)No wonder: all of Apple’s current iPhone models capture up to 4K resolution, which occupies approximately 350MB [...]

How to safely clean iMovie files from your iPhone or iPad 2017-09-28T03:04:43+00:00

Apple’s two-step verification goes away with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

2017-09-28T03:04:41+00:00

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a method of protecting an online account. The two factors—things that identify you—in 2FA: Something you yourself know, like a password; and something you have that can receive a token to confirm who you are, such as a smartphone.Apple’s original two-step system relied on its Apple ID site for set up [...]

Apple’s two-step verification goes away with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra 2017-09-28T03:04:41+00:00

How to install macOS High Sierra

2017-09-27T03:04:30+00:00

Apple has released macOS High Sierra, which offers new features such as Apple File System, new features in the Photos app, improved video playback, and more. You can get these new features—and the entire operating system—for free.Before you install High Sierra, you should back up your Mac. Run Time Machine or your online backup service [...]

How to install macOS High Sierra 2017-09-27T03:04:30+00:00

macOS High Sierra: How to turn off website tracking in Safari 11

2017-09-26T03:04:38+00:00

Ever do something on the web, like shop for shoes, and then notice that every other website you visit has ads for shoes? That’s the result of website tracking. It’s a little creepy, the idea that you’re essentially being followed on the web, targeted with advertising. (And yes, Macworld.com is guilty as charged.)Apple’s Safari uses [...]

macOS High Sierra: How to turn off website tracking in Safari 11 2017-09-26T03:04:38+00:00

macOS High Sierra: How to use Reader mode in Safari 11

2017-09-26T03:04:37+00:00

Safari’s Reader mode is a way for users to peruse a webpage without distractions from ads, videos, sponsored content links, and other web elements you may not consider essential to the article you are reading.In Safari 10 (the version that comes with macOS Sierra), Reader mode has to be enabled manually (View > Show Reader [...]

macOS High Sierra: How to use Reader mode in Safari 11 2017-09-26T03:04:37+00:00