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Feeling Nostalgic? Run WinAmp in a Web Browser & Play MP3s!

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 20:05
Do you remember WinAmp, the old funky ’90s music player for Windows and Mac? If you were a computer user in the late 1990s during the dot com boom, you probably used WinAmp to play your MP3 library, maybe even running it alongside Napster. At that time the quirky media player felt very modern and ... Read More

How to Disable Breathe Reminders on Apple Watch

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 21:03
The Apple Watch will periodically remind you to breathe with the Breathe app, which attempts to guide a user to take a series of deep breathes after it nudges you and tells you to “take a minute to Breathe.” This is much like the Apple Watch reminding you to stand up and move around, as ... Read More

How to Select Multiple Photos Quickly on iPhone and iPad with a Drag & Select Gesture

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:58
Modern versions of iOS offer a convenient dragging gesture that allows iPhone and iPad users to quickly select multiple pictures from the Photos app, without having to continuously tap on images or use the select by date method. With the iOS drag and select gesture, you can choose as many photos as can be seen ... Read More

How to Use Lock Screen in MacOS High Sierra

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 20:49
Mac users have long been able to use various tricks to lock the screen of their computers, but with MacOS High Sierra 10.13.x onward, a simpler and faster option is now available on the Mac with an official Lock Screen feature. With the new Lock Screen feature, you can instantly lock down a Mac through ... Read More

MacOS 10.13.4 Beta 2 Released for Testing

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:09
Apple has released the second beta build of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to Mac users participating in the beta testing program. The new beta build of macOS High Sierra presumably focuses on bug fixes and feature enhancements, though there are a few notable changes to the end user as well. For example, macOS 10.13.4 beta ... Read More

How to Use diff to Compare Two Files at Mac Command Line

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 20:57
Need to quickly compare two files for differences? The command line ‘diff’ tool offers a great choice for users comfortable with the Terminal. Diff allows you to easily compare two files, with the command output reporting back any differences between the inputted files. The diff command is available by default on the Mac, and it ... Read More

iOS 11.3 Beta 2 Available to Download

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 19:50
Apple has released iOS 11.3 beta 2 to iPhone and iPad users engaged in the iOS beta testing program. Apple also released the second beta of tvOS 11.3, and later released new second beta of macOS 10.13.4 as well. The second beta build of iOS 11.3 includes a few new features, including a new Settings ... Read More

How to Hide All Other Windows Except Active App on Mac OS

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:49
Want to quickly focus your attention on the active application in Mac OS by hiding all other windows? There’s an excellent little-known keyboard shortcut and menu item that does exactly that, and when executed properly you will hide literally every window and open application on the Mac except for the currently active application. This is ... Read More

How to Show a Map of All Geotagged Photos on Mac

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:40
Have you ever wished you could view all of your geotagged pictures on a map? With the Mac Photos app, you can do exactly that by accessing a handy map of all images containing geotagging and GPS data, each displayed on a nice navigable map, right within the Photos app of Mac OS. For some ... Read More

How to Charge iPhone While Listening to Music Simultaneously via AUX Headphone Jack

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 21:39
Want to listen to music via a 3.5mm audio source, while simultaneously charging an iPhone? That used to be easy, but all new iPhone models have done away with the longstanding headphone jack, which once allowed users to easily connect their iPhone to home stereo systems, car stereos, headphones, and other speakers and audio interfaces ... Read More

Copy Paste Not Working on Mac? Here’s How to Fix a Stuck Clipboard

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 20:48
Using copy and paste is a routine part of most peoples Mac workflow, so if suddenly the Copy and Paste feature stops working or the clipboard appears stuck, you can imagine why that’s annoying. Don’t stress out, most issues with nonfunctional clipboards and copy and paste on the Mac can be resolved with a series ... Read More