Apple says to update your iPhone’s or iPad’s software NOW

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/26/tech/iphone-ipad-ios-14-4-update/index.html You should update your iPhone right now By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business Updated 7:42 PM EST, Tue January 26, 2021 (CNN Business)Apple is urging iPhone and iPad users to promptly update their operating systems to fix security bugs that may have already been exploited by hackers. On its support webpage, the company said three … Continue reading Apple says to update your iPhone’s or iPad’s software NOW

Here’s how to switch the SIM card in an iPhone

These instructions are excellent, but the only time I've ever needed to switch a SIM card is when traveling abroad. The other common reason is adding time to a prepaid but I can't quite get my mind around an iPhone used as a burner. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/01/19/how-to-take-sim-card-out-of-iphone How to take SIM card out of iPhone by William … Continue reading Here’s how to switch the SIM card in an iPhone

What to do if you’ve forgotten the password for your Apple ID

This writer for Apple Insider does a fine job of explaining things in sufficient detail for anyone to accomplish the described task. A rare talent. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/01/18/what-to-do-when-you-forgot-your-apple-id-password What to do when you forgot your Apple ID password by William Gallagher, January 18, 2021   E-mailFacebook Twitter Reddit Apple gives you many different ways to recover a lost Apple ID … Continue reading What to do if you’ve forgotten the password for your Apple ID

Password managers for the harried

I'd add SplashID to this list. It offers a lifetime license rather than a subscription, it's remarkably easy to read, and I've found it to be very reliable. It's important not only to record your passwords but also to make sure they're secure. Use https://ww.security.org/how-secure-is-my-password/ to check the password you intend to use to see … Continue reading Password managers for the harried

Macs are not free from interference

https://machash.com/post/298884/myth-virus-free-mac/ The Myth of the Virus-Free Mac  MacHash Highlighted Posts Jan 18, 2021, 8:33 am For a long, long time, Mac users have looked down on those unfortunate enough to have Windows as an operating system. Not simply because their clunky old devices haven't had the Jony Ive magic touch in their design, but because they are … Continue reading Macs are not free from interference

Use Messages to share your screen in MacOS

This tip can be truly handy if you're trying to help someone outside your household -- so long as you trust them. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/01/18/how-to-use-messages-to-share-your-screen-in-macos How to use Messages to share your screen in macOS  By Malcolm Owen | 2 days ago If you need to quickly offer help to another Mac user you know, there's no quicker way … Continue reading Use Messages to share your screen in MacOS

Your Apple TV+ free access has been extended again

Apple again extends Apple TV+ free trials, subscribers now get free access until July 2021 Benjamin Mayo - Jan. 15th 2021 10:37 am PT Apple is again extending the free period for the Apple TV+ 1-year free trials given out with hardware. With the latest announcement, anybody with an Apple TV+ subscription that was set … Continue reading Your Apple TV+ free access has been extended again

Apple adds helpful privacy tips to its Tips app

9to5mac.com/2021/01/15/change-iphone-privacy-settings-9-apple-tips/ Apple shares 9 tips to take control of your privacy on iPhone Michael Potuck, @michaelpotuck - Jan. 15th 2021 2:00 pm PT Apple’s Tips app on iOS has been around for a while and the company has been consistently updating it with new content over the years. Now a new Privacy tips collection has … Continue reading Apple adds helpful privacy tips to its Tips app

20 useful tips for new (or old) Apple Watch owners

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/01/08/20-apple-watch-tips/ 20 Useful Tips for New Apple Watch Owners Friday January 8, 2021 1:20 pm PST by Juli Clover If you recently got an Apple Watch or know someone who did, there are a lot of useful hidden little tips and tricks to take advantage of. We've rounded up 20 helpful tips that new Apple Watch owners … Continue reading 20 useful tips for new (or old) Apple Watch owners