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What is Lower Power Mode in iOS 9 and how do I use it?

What is Lower Power Mode in iOS 9 and how do I use it?

So back in September, you updated to iOS 9 and you noticed a new option in settings called ‘Low Power Mode’ or your phone ran down to 20% and said “Activate Low Power Mode,” but what does this feature do to your phone and should you use it? In this post we’ll run down what it does and also how to activate it. iOS 9 So in iOS 9 Apple […]

How To: Enable three finger drag in OS X El Capitan

How To: Enable three finger drag in OS X El Capitan

Having used OS X E Capitan for a few weeks, something I noticed is that Apple has disabled the three finger drag feature on MacBooks and Mac desktops when using a Magic Trackpad. This has also been moved to a different location within the settings app, which is a bit strange. The first thing you need to do it go to Settings on your Mac. In the past, this could […]

How To: Force Quit an app on a Mac

How To: Force Quit an app on a Mac

We’ve all had it, a unresponsive app on your Mac – just at that important time you’re trying to do something and it just crashes and freezes, admittedly it doesn’t happen very often but when it does it is a tad annoying. This quick guide goes over how to Force Quit an app on a Mac, there are actually a few different ways you can go about doing this. Method 1  

How To reindex Spotlight if your Mac is showing false storage info

How To reindex Spotlight if your Mac is showing false storage info

This guide goes over the process for reindexing spotlight, this may be needed if your search results aren’t operating correctly in Spotlight search results or searching isn’t accurate. In my case my hard drive storage usage was all over the shop on my MacBook Air, so I decided to write a guide to determine if you need to reindex Spotlight and also how to find out how much storage each […]

How to back up and restore an iPhone or iPad using iTunes

How to back up and restore an iPhone or iPad using iTunes

You may have just bought the latest iPhone 6s or your phone may be performing a bit slow and you want to back up and restoree your iPhone using iTunes, this guide will walk you through the process. Backups with iTunes allow you to move everything from your old phone to your new one. Back up your iPhone or iPad There are two ways you can back up your iOS […]

5 useful shortcuts for using a Mac

5 useful shortcuts for using a Mac

Knowing more keyboard shortcuts is very useful, especially for productivity, they are very useful and help save time when doing tasks. Here we have the 10 awesome keyboard shortcuts for Mac that you may not of heard of. 1. Cmd + Shift + 4 + Space Bar For taking nicely cropped screen shots of windows on OS X, this keyboard shortcut is amazing, it allows you to capture a screenshot […]

5 iMovie tips for quicker editing and better videos

5 iMovie tips for quicker editing and better videos

5 iMovie tips for quicker editing and better videos iMovie is a really simple editing tool and it’s even more attractive as it is now included when you purchase a Mac. The beauty of iMovie is the simplicity, it comes with many tools and templates as well as countless sound effects. These few tips will help you make better videos and also edit them faster. 1. Use “Stabilize Shaky Video” […]

How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

How to use Time Machine to back up a Mac

Among the many utilities included in OS X, Time Machine makes managing backups for a Mac a breeze. Time Machine can be used to back up, restore and get files back on your Mac. This how to guide will walk through the process of setting up an initial back up, setting a schedule, how to restore and more. Setting up a Time Machine backup Unlike Windows, configuring a regular backup is […]

How to create an account on OS X with parental controls

How to create an account on OS X with parental controls

So you are looking to create an account with Parental Controls on your Mac. If you are concerned what you’re child is looking at on the internet, you can limit them to time, apps and content on the Mac. Parental Controls can also be used to simplify the user interface for less experienced users. First things first, visit the Settings or System Preferences app on your Mac. Then this window should […]