Curious how many times your MacBook battery can be charged before it is time for a replacement? Batteries have advanced substantially in energy density and longevity, but it is still a component of your laptop that wears down over time.
Need to record your voice? What is the easiest and best sound recorder on the Mac? If you come a Windows PC background, you may be familiar with a handy little Sound Recorder application. So what options do we have on Mac OS?
Siri is now available on the Mac with the release of MacOS 10.12 Sierra. After launching on iOS in 2011, it was only a matter of time before the virtual assistant would make it to Apple’s other major platform.
Chances are that you never think of your wi-fi password after your set it up. So how can you recover a saved password from your Mac when you forget it? All you need is your administrator account password.
Ever notice how your iOS device will notify you twice about an incoming text message? By default the Messages app will inform you when the text/sms arrives, and once again two minutes later. The idea is to grab your attention in case you were away the first time around. But it can get very annoying, especially if you did see it the first time but intend to respond at a later time.
I hear this a lot. Charge the iPhone in Airplane mode to top it off as fast as possible. Does this actually work out? Is the inconvenience of being disconnected worth the time savings? I was skeptical of these claims, so I decided to find out.
You’ve undoubtably noticed that one of the subtle changes in iOS 9 is the new lowercase keyboard. When you’re typing in lowercase (i.e., most of the time), the lowercase keyboard is displayed. However, I’m not a big fan of this update; the keys don’t look exactly vertically centred to the eye, and I’ve grown used to the familiarity of the uppercase keys not only on iOS but pretty much every hardware keyboard ever.
The convenience of wireless networking is fantastic, but it doesn’t compare to the solidity and dependability of a wired network connection.
Where can you find out if your Ethernet connection is running at 10, 100, or 1000 Mbit/s? It is not in the most obvious place, as it turns out.
Want to leave your Mac on for a while for some process to finish? The default behavior in OS X is to put the computer into a low power sleep mode after a couple of minutes of inactivity. While this is great for saving energy, you may find it interfering with your computer usage.