The process of updating the watchOS operating system on your Apple Watch is tremendously slow, especially with major watchOS releases that often weigh in more than a gigabyte. But thanks to iDownloadBlog’s simple yet effective trick, you can dramatically speed up the slowest part of the update process: sending the installer to your watch.
If you have multiple Apple devices capable of responding to the Hey Siri hot phrase, and it just so happens that your HomePod is responding to your commands instead of your watch or phone—you might want to temporarily disable Hey Siri on your HomePod.
The Mac modifier keys are used in conjunction with regular keys for shortcuts, but they’re hidden in plain sight in app menus and some aren’t even listed there. There’s a better way to get a quick overview of all the keystroke combinations in any given app.
Apple prevents users from downloading apps larger than 150MB over cellular, but there is a workaround that can be used to bypass this. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to download apps larger than 150MB without needing to be connected to Wi-Fi.
Apple’s Notes app for iPhone and iPad includes customizations such as adding different line and grid styles for handwriting and sketching in a note, making it a lot easier to draw a straight line, create a vector shape, handwrite a note across an even landscape and more.
Apple is all about minimalism, but they sometimes push things a tad too far—Safari, for example, no longer displays a website’s favicon in its tab. Thankfully, a nice little third-party app lets you display favicons for any open tabs or bookmarks in Safari’s Favorites bar.
If you need to convert any colorful PDF into a beautiful monochromatic version, Preview for Mac has you covered. With macOS’s Quartz filters available to you within Preview, any PDF or image can be easily turned into its black and white representation with a few clicks.
If you saw a message in your News Feed asking if you’d like Facebook to be able to recognize you in newly uploaded photos or videos, you have been opted in without realizing it. Here’s how Facebook uses your facial data to enhance its features, how to turn this face recognition system off and which features will stop working as a result.
Want transparent icons on your iPhone Home screen? This tutorial will teach you how to create blank icons, no jailbreak or hack required. This is the perfect way to show off your wallpaper or simply have a set up different from the millions of iPhones out there.
Some Stickies functionality has carried over to Notes after all. In this step-by-step tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to pull any selected note on your Mac into its own window and even make it float on top of all other app windows.