By Christian Zibreg on Feb 15, 2017
YouTube’s mobile app provides controls allowing you to mark a video or playlist for offline playback. With this feature, you can enjoy your favorite kitten clips, music videos and other YouTube content even when your device is without an Internet connection. In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll explain how to save videos offline, manage your offline and storage settings, access your downloaded videos and more. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 10, 2017
Like many online services out there, WhatsApp provides two-step verification as an additional layer of security for your account.
An optional measure designed to help strengthen the security of your account, two-step verification requires that you verify your mobile phone number after installing WhatsApp’s mobile app on a new device with a six-digit code that you created using this feature.
Here’s how to enable two-step verification for your WhatsApp account. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 9, 2017
Google’s YouTube app has a handy scrubber for navigating a playing video clip. However, it makes it hard to fast forward or backward a longer video unless you sand down your finger first because the tiny control wasn’t designed for a very short jump.
Here’s a quick shortcut to help you skip forward or backward ten seconds in YouTube for iOS to catch something you missed, no need to interact with the scrubber at all. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 8, 2017
Are you sick and tired of being inundated with email blasts from LinkedIn? Not deriving any real value from building your network and professional relationships on LinkedIn, are we? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Sometimes it’s just easier to break ties with a service that consumes your precious time and makes you less productive.
If you’ve decided to take a break from LinkedIn, follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to close your account with the service, find out what happens with your information after you’ve closed your account, as well as see how you can download a copy of your data and request other personally identifiable information they may have about you. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 6, 2017
Figuring out how much a Mac has been used is essential when buying a pre-owned computer, especially if the seller no longer possesses the original invoice. While macOS’s System Information application provides some insight into the state of the Mac’s battery, that’s not enough.
Thankfully, you can find out when exactly the owner has first completed the initial macOS setup and that can be quite useful in making an informed purchasing decision. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to find out when macOS was last reinstalled on any Mac using a quick Terminal command. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 4, 2017
If you have Beats-branded audio devices, then they might have a firmware installed on it that sometimes need to be updated.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to check for updates for any of your supported Beats devices. Keep in mind that some Beats audio devices do not need to be updated. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 3, 2017
Not unlike other accessories, Apple’s wireless earphones need a piece of software, called firmware, to function properly. A new AirPods firmware should install silently in the background without the user ever realizing it. Should the process fail, an update can be manually deployed on your AirPods as soon as Apple releases a new version.
In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll show you how to deploy a new firmware for your AirPods manually, as well as check the version number of the firmware that’s currently running on your AirPods. Read More
By Joaquim Barbosa on Feb 3, 2017
Now that yalu102 has been out a while, along with its unstable predecessor for iOS 10.0-10.1.1, many of our readers will no doubt be running one of these two jailbreaks. As is always the case with a jailbreak on a new iOS version, many tweaks are not yet updated, and some can cause crashes or even bootloops.
It is consequently useful to be able to get into No Substrate Mode, to be able to escape tweak-related crashes and remove offending tweaks. The process has changed slightly since the days of the untethered jailbreak due to the fact that current semi-untethered tools do not boot into a jailbroken state. In this guide, we’ll show you how No Substrate Mode is accessed on the Yalu jailbreaks. Read More