August 2019

Learn How to Autofill SMS Login Codes in iOS 12 and Mojave

By |August 23rd, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

An ever-increasing number of Web sites boost their security via two-factor authentication (2FA), which requires you to type in a short numeric code to complete a login after entering your username and password. It’s [...]

Annoyed by Your Holiday Music Playing out of Season? Stop It with This Tip

By |August 20th, 2019|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

“Winter Wonderland” may be a great song to listen to when the snow flies, but if you’re sweltering in the summer heat, having it pop up while iTunes is shuffling through your music feels [...]

What Can You Store in Apple’s Wallet App? Credit Cards, Boarding Passes, Tickets, and More!

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

Have you wondered what you can do with the Wallet app on your iPhone? Although it started out life called Passbook, Apple soon realized that the only sensible name was Wallet. That’s because it [...]

The Secret Trick That Lets You Paste Phone Numbers into the Phone App

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

Most iOS apps and many Web sites make phone numbers “hot” so you can tap them to call. But it’s not uncommon to run across a number that’s formatted oddly or broken across a [...]

Buy Quality Cables to Avoid Possible Device Damage or Even Fires

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Apple’s prices for Lightning, USB-C, and Thunderbolt 3 cables often seem high—$19 for a USB-C to Lightning cable or $29 if you want a 2-meter version? Unfortunately, when it comes to cables, you often [...]

Here’s How to See Full URLs in Safari’s Smart Search Field

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

By default, Safari on the Mac hides full Web addresses—technically known as URLs—from you, showing just the site name in the Smart Search field at the top of the window. If you click in [...]