April 2024

Tired of Nonstop Cookie Popups? Dismiss Them Automatically with These Extensions

By |April 12th, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

The European Union has for many years required that websites—at least those serving European users—gain informed consent before storing the personal data of those users. That data includes cookies, which are bits of information [...]

Keep a USB Keyboard and Mouse for Troubleshooting

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Steve Jobs famously railed against cable clutter, and it’s now easy to use a desktop Mac with a wireless keyboard and mouse, either from Apple or another manufacturer. That’s fine for regular usage, but [...]

March 2024

Is Your Mac Running Low on Disk Space? Here’s How to Delete Unnecessary Files

By |March 29th, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Between apps, photos, videos, music, and downloads, it’s easy to fill up your Mac’s drive, particularly one with just 128 or 256 GB of drive space. macOS warns you when you get too low [...]

No, NameDrop in iOS 17 Isn’t a Privacy Concern. Here’s How to Use It

By |March 15th, 2024|Categories: iOS Tips|Tags: , , , |

One of the prominent new features in iOS 17.1 and watchOS 10.1 is NameDrop, which makes it easy to exchange contact information with someone merely by putting your iPhone or Apple Watch next to [...]

The “Hey” Part of “Hey Siri” Is Now Optional

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

If you use Siri, particularly on a HomePod, you’re probably accustomed to saying “Hey Siri” as the trigger phrase before your requests. In Apple’s new operating systems for 2023, you can now choose to [...]

Feel Free to Upgrade to macOS 14 Sonoma When You’re Ready

By |March 1st, 2024|Categories: Mac Tips, News|Tags: , , , |

Although we’re cautious about recommending that people upgrade to the latest major release of macOS, we think Apple has done a good enough job with macOS 14 Sonoma that anyone who wants to upgrade [...]

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