The ‘Apple Mac’ Archives
Posted October 29, 2014 by

How Do I Rearrange or Add New Widgets to the Notification Center on OS X Yosemite?


In OS X Yosemite, Apple has made some significant improvements to the Notification Center. Now, it contains more useful information and can be customized further with widgets. This tutorial helps you personalize the Notification Center with steps for adding, removing, and rearranging widgets.

Posted October 26, 2014 by

How Do I Reduce the Transparency Level of Windows on OS X Yosemite?


After you upgrade your Mac to OS X Yosemite, you will find the visuals of the system to be one of the biggest and most noticeable changes. Every part of the system has been transformed to a more modern, flat look. Besides the new system program icons, windows are now semi-transparent, which means the background […]

Posted October 25, 2014 by

How Do I Use Swype for iOS8?

10-1-2014 7-18-20 AM

With iOS8,  Apple has allowed the wildly-popular Android Swype keyboard onto the iPhone and iPad.  Swype lets you drag your finger across the keyboard keys to write instead of typing.  You can write much faster this way. This feature has long been available on Android and supports many languages there including difficult-to-type languages, like Hindi. […]

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Posted October 13, 2014 by

How Do I Block or Unblock Someone from Calling or Sending Messages to My iPhone or iPad?


Receiving repetitive messages or calls from strangers on your phone can be frustrating. If this has become a frequent annoyance to you, consider blocking those spamming numbers. The steps provided in this tutorial will show you how to do it on an iPhone or iPad, without any third-party software.

Category Apple iPhone

Posted October 8, 2014 by

How Do I Share Purchases on My iPhone or iPad with Family Members?

10-7-2014 10-54-37 PM

Since the release of iOS 8, Apple has added a way to allow up to six members of your family to share digital purchases such as music, apps, movies, books, and TV shows without sharing an Apple ID and password.  This feature is especially cost-effective because you do not need to make the same purchases […]

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Posted October 6, 2014 by

How Do I Rearrange Apps and Actions in the Share Section on My iPhone or iPad?


Sharing photos and videos has always been a popular feature of the iPhone and iPad. In the past, the Share feature was limited to system apps only. Fortunately, with the release of iOS 8, third-party apps are now allowed to handle the items. However, you may find you have too many apps or actions in […]

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Posted October 2, 2014 by

How Do I Hide Recent Contacts in the App Switcher on iPhone or iPad?

10-1-2014 7-18-20 AM

If you have just updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, you probably noticed that the app switcher, which can be launched by double-pressing the home button, is now showing a list of people whom you contacted recently. iPhone users may find this feature helpful since it lets them quickly locate and call or send […]

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Posted September 29, 2014 by

How Do I Get Notifications from a Specific Email Thread on My iPhone or iPad?

9-29-2014 11-10-25 AM

If you receive hundreds of emails a day, you have probably already turned off email notifications on your phone because the frequency of the notifications is too high. However, completely turning off email notifications increases the chances of your missing important incoming email messages. To deal with this problem, you can manually turn on the […]

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Posted September 27, 2014 by

How Do I Limit the Time That Children Can Play Games on My iPhone or iPad?

9-16-2014 10-33-29 AM

If your children often use your iPhone or iPad to play games, limiting the amount of time that they can use the device is probably a primary concern. This tutorial will help you control how much time they spend playing games on the device without using any third-party applications. Once the time limit that you […]

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Posted September 24, 2014 by

How Do I Allow Only Apps in Use to Access Location Services on My iPhone or iPad?


Location services is one of the most battery-consuming features on iOS. If you use it often, make sure that unnecessary background tasks do not have access to the feature and selected apps are able to take advantage of it only when you are actively using them. By doing so, your device will last as long […]

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