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iTunes 12.7: Can you really delete iOS apps stored by iTunes?

2017-10-27T03:00:32+02:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

When Apple updated iTunes to version 12.7, it overhauled the iOS/iTunes interaction. We ran a guide, “iTunes 12.7: How to cope with the abrupt changes,” which answered most of your questions. But one thing I noted in passing continues to come up: several readers have asked if they can really, really dump the iOS application [...]

What to do when ransomware strikes your Mac

2017-10-25T03:01:08+02:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

When ransomeware strikes, it's hard not to panic. A ransomeware attack may cause your Mac to shut down and then restart into a lock screen. A message appears, demanding ransom to provide a six-digit unlock code, which can’t be bypassed. This can occur even with two-factor authentication enabled.Crackers appear to be making use of passwords [...]

How to set up your iPhone for disaster alerts

2017-10-25T03:01:07+02:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

This week I’ve been in Chicago for a conference, and people keep coming up to me to ask if I’ve been impacted by the horrible fires ravaging the Bay Area this month. Fortunately, beyond all the smoke in the air making it hard to breathe outside, my family has been unscathed. But just a couple [...]

Safari bookmark sync out of whack? Here’s the solution

2017-10-20T03:04:39+02:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

iCloud has a feature that lets you sync your Safari bookmarks across your Macs, iPhones, and iPads. However, Macworld reader Mark has a tale that sounds nearly appropriate for Halloween: disappearing and haunted bookmarks: I upgraded my MacBook recently and transferred everything across surprisingly easy. After a few weeks, the bookmarks disappeared in favor of [...]

How to markup and send a photo in iOS Messages

2017-10-19T03:04:53+02:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

You know you can send pictures within the Messages app in iOS 11, but there’s a couple of levels of depth to it—including Markup features—that I wager many Messages users have rarely found.In a conversation, tap the Camera icon. A tiny live preview appears with a shutter button, as well as images from your library [...]

How to empty your Safari Reading List

2017-10-18T03:00:23+02:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Safari has a feature called Reading List, where you can save webpages for reading at a later time. It's different from a bookmark in that you can access the webpage without an internet connection. Your Reading List can use iCloud to sync across all your associated logins so you can access your list on any [...]

How to choose a TV antenna

2017-10-14T03:04:44+02:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Attention cord cutters: This in-depth guide to TV antenna tech will help you find just the right model for tuning in free over-the-air broadcasts. Macworld How-To Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

How to better manage your iCloud file storage

2017-10-14T03:04:43+02:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Apple's iCloud is handy in that it lets you have access to your files on multiple devices that have internet access. But what's actually stored in iCloud isn't that obvious to the user.This seems to be the case for Macworld reader Izabella. She asks why iCloud isn’t reducing storage on her MacBook more than it [...]