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macOS High Sierra: How to stop autoplay videos in Safari 11

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

Autoplay video: The bane of the web. You either hate them, or are completely disgusted by them. Fortunately, with Safari 11 in macOS High Sierra (Safari 11 is also available for macOS Sierra), you can easily disable autoplay video and surf the web in relative peace.Here’s how to stop autoplay videos in Safari 11.Editor's note: [...]

macOS High Sierra: How to stop autoplay videos in Safari 11 2017-09-26T03:04:37+00:00

How to change an Apple ID email address without access to that email address

2017-09-26T03:04:35+00:00

Apple IDs use an email address to identify each user. Problems can occur when you can't access that email address anymore, which leads to an inquiry by Macworld reader Deborah: My Apple ID is associated with my work email which I no longer have access to after leaving the company. How can I change this [...]

How to change an Apple ID email address without access to that email address 2017-09-26T03:04:35+00:00

iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works

2017-09-23T03:04:26+00:00

Is there a more versatile iOS app than Notes? It was one of the original iPhone apps, and with every update to iOS it’s become a more capable receptacle for our text, images, checklists, and just about anything else you can think of. iOS 11, unsurprisingly, continues the trend, with some great new additions that [...]

iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works 2017-09-23T03:04:26+00:00

iOS 11: HEVC, HEIF, and what you need to know about these new video and photo formats

2017-09-22T03:04:57+00:00

Up until now, iOS devices have captured video in the MPEG-4/H.264 format, and still photos in JPEG. But with iOS 11 (on recent hardware), Apple is breaking with tradition and switching to a new set of formats that promise dramatic decreases in file size—albeit at the cost of some added complexity in terms of file [...]

iOS 11: HEVC, HEIF, and what you need to know about these new video and photo formats 2017-09-22T03:04:57+00:00

iOS 11: How Control Center works

2017-09-21T03:04:35+00:00

Control Center in iOS 11 is different. Really different. And when you upgrade from iOS 10, it will take some getting used to. But as someone who has been using it for a few months now, let me declare: It’s better. The new Control Center is simultaneously simpler and more powerful. And best of all, [...]

iOS 11: How Control Center works 2017-09-21T03:04:35+00:00

iOS 11: How to install the latest version of the iPhone and iPad operating system

2017-09-20T03:04:43+00:00

iOS 11 is now available, and you probably want to upgrade. The upgrade process will take several minutes, and you should probably use a Wi-Fi connection so you don’t eat up your data allocation with your service provider.And before you upgrade, it’s important to back up your device. If you sync with a Mac, you [...]

iOS 11: How to install the latest version of the iPhone and iPad operating system 2017-09-20T03:04:43+00:00

Should you keep your backup data in a safe?

2017-09-20T03:04:42+00:00

Backing up your data is important, and using Time Machine is a great way to do it. But do you need to go even further? Should you, say, go so far as to clone a drive and keep the drive in a a fireproof safe in their home bolted to the floor? A read asks: [...]

Should you keep your backup data in a safe? 2017-09-20T03:04:42+00:00

How to stop spam emails from reaching your inbox

2017-09-20T03:04:41+00:00

Spam—phishing, marketing, and scam emails—is annoying, that we can all agree on. One Macworld reader wants to take the ultimate step is stopping these emails. Is it possible to set one’s iMac, MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad to ensure scam, phishing, and marketing emails are blocked? I’d be grateful for any information you can provide. [...]

How to stop spam emails from reaching your inbox 2017-09-20T03:04:41+00:00