Siddharth Suvarna

Finder freezes and is not responding? Try this fix

Finder Open on MacBook Screen

The Finder on a Mac is the first thing to appear after booting, and it lets you access files, folders, applications, and more. Sometimes, after an update, or due to other reasons, the Finder can freeze or not respond. This can be very frustrating as you need the Finder to function properly if you want to get any work done.

How to convert file types to nearly any format on iPhone

Convert files on iPhone

Converting files from one format to another has always been cumbersome on the iPhone. Apple doesn't make it easy to convert files quickly, and not all formats are supported. However, if you're someone who deals with converting files to any format, then you'll be happy to know that there is a way.

In this article, we're going to show you how to convert file types on your iPhone to pretty much any format. We'll be using third-party apps and online services to make it happen.

How to back up your iPhone to an external drive

It's always a good idea to back up your iPhone in case you lose your device or something goes wrong with it. Most users will connect their iPhone to their Mac or PC and make a backup. However, you can also make a backup and store it on your external hard drive if your computer is running low on space.

In this article, we show you how to move or back up an iPhone to an external drive.

How to send Soundmojis in Messenger on your iPhone

Facebook Messenger app recently received a new feature called Soundmojis, which adds audio snippets for popular emojis. As of right now, there are only a limited number of Soundmojis available, but we reckon Facebook would be adding more down the line. The Soundmojis currently use stock audio sounds, clippings from TV shows, song bits, and so on.

How to reinstall macOS on a Mac without losing any data

If your Mac is not performing as expected, or is showing signs of slowing down, you could reinstall macOS to improve things. There could be several other reasons why you may want to reinstall macOS on your Mac. However, some people don't do it worrying that they will lose all their, files, documents, or data in the reinstall process.

Why and how to create a QR code on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Create QR code on iPhone

QR codes are basically images that consist of several black squares and dots which represent certain pieces of information. This information can be a link to a website, a link to your social profiles, email, a phone number, text, and much more. This tutorial shows you how to create a QR code on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac for free.

How to eject water from your iPhone speakers using this shortcut

Holding an iPhone under water

Have you ever accidentally dropped your iPhone in water and wondered how to get rid of the water from inside the speaker?

Even if your iPhone comes with an IP rating, it doesn't mean water can't get stuck in places. When water enters through the speaker grills on an iPhone, it'll cause the audio to muffle. This is obviously not something you want.

As it turns out, there are simple ways to eject water from the iPhone speakers. You can either use a Siri Shortcut, or try out an app or a website to push out the liquid.

In this article, we'll show you how to get the water out of your iPhone speakers.

How to schedule messages in Slack for iPhone and Mac

Schedule messages slack

Slack, the popular communications platform, offers several features that make it a great tool for work. Did you know that you can schedule a message in Slack so as to not disturb your colleague at odd hours. You can use the tool to send messages that deliver before a meeting or an important event. The feature is available on desktop as well as the Slack iOS app.