How To Use The Ping Command To Test Your Network (Win, Mac, Linux)

Testing your internet connection speed using a third party platform is something we have covered before. Though, we didn’t get a proper look at how to test the condition of your network. In this tutorial, we are going to be guiding you through the ping command, and how to use it to test your network.


Apple Will No Longer Report How Many Devices They Sell

For the longest time, Apple used to share how much iPhones they had sold during the launch weekend. Given that every year Apple seems to sell more and more iPhones, such an announcement was done for various reasons: to boast, to make iPhone owners feel proud that they own the best-selling handset, and to make investors happy.


Apple Improves Windows Migration Assistant For macOS Mojave

Apple already provides a utility to make it easier for Windows users to ditch their platform and jump over to macOS. The company has now decided to more this feature more powerful. It’s going to ship an improved data migration tool with the upcoming macOS Mojave release so that Windows PC owners and transfer more data from their machines to their new Mac quickly and easily.


Google Chrome Adding Emoji Shortcuts For Windows, Mac, Chrome OS

If you’re on your phone and you want to enter an emoji into a message you’re sending, it’s a pretty quick and painless process. However when it comes to entering emojis on the desktop, that’s a different story as there’s no real obvious way to do that. The good news is that if you’re using Chrome, Google will be introducing some shortcuts.


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Twitter For Mac App Has Been Discontinued

Twitter regularly updates its apps for other platforms but it has never really given the same sort of attention to its official Mac app. The support for the macOS app has been erratic at best and what many had been predicting was going to happen has indeed happened. Twitter has announced that it’s officially ending support for its Mac app.


You May Be Able To Run iPad Apps On Mac This Year

It was reported yesterday that Apple has delayed some upcoming iOS features to next year for iOS 12 as it’s going to focus on improving the platform’s performance and security this year. The company has reportedly delayed several new iOS features that it was due to introduce at WWDC 2018 and according to a new report this focus on performance and security improvements will extend to macOS as well. However, […]


Apple May Combine iOS And Mac Apps In 2018

If a new report is to be believed, Apple might allow developers to create a single app that runs on both iOS and macOS. Apple is reportedly planning to give users a single set of apps that work equally well on iPhones, iPads, and Macs. The company is said to converge apps for both platforms starting late next year. Developers will be able to design a single app that works […]


How To Encrypt Files on Desktop, iPhone and Android

We live in a time where almost every bit of our everyday life has been digitized, and therefore we store a lot of relevant information on our computers or mobile devices. From social media and email passwords, to highly-sensitive info, such as banking records and social security number. With the increasing number of scammers and hackers looming around every corner of the internet, protecting your data is more necessary than […]


NVIDIA GeForce Now Beta Is Live For Mac Users

There is a common perception that Mac computers weren’t designed to play games. While Mac computers do come with some pretty good hardware, let’s face it, it clearly was not designed for the hardcore gamer in mind. Sure, the higher-end iMacs and MacBook Pros can run games decently, but its specs differ very greatly from a PC designed for gaming.


APFS Support For Fusion Drive Macs Coming In Future Update

One of the recent changes Apple made to iOS and macOS is introducing a new file system called APFS which would be replacing HFS+, a file system that was previously used by both platforms. However it was recently discovered that Mac computers with Fusion Drives would not support APFS.


macOS High Sierra Will Perform Regular Firmware Checks

Following some of the issues that users have encountered after updating to iOS 11, one cannot be blamed if you’re a little apprehensive about updating your computer to the recently released macOS High Sierra update. However apart from the various new features and improvements, there is one feature of High Sierra that could make it worth the update.


Hackers Exploiting ‘Find My iPhone’ To Remotely Lock Mac Computers

Apple’s Find My iPhone feature is meant to be a recovery feature of sorts, where if you’ve misplaced your iPhone, you will be able to locate it using the feature. Unfortunately it seems that in recent times, hackers have managed to exploit the feature and in turn have been locking Mac users out from their computers unless they pay the ransom.


Google Drive For PC/Mac Will Be Replaced With Backup And Sync

The Google Drive app for the PC and Mac has been around for a very long time and basically provides users with access to their Drive account and files without having to go through the web interface. Unfortunately it looks like the app will soon be going away, according to an announcement by Google.


Future Mac Computers Could Adjust Audio Based On Your Position

When you sit in front of your computer and the speakers are directly in front of you, there is no need to pump out audio at max volume. However if you’re seated further away, like on the couch, then maybe you’ll need to crank it up a bit. While adjusting volume isn’t really that inconvenient, a recently discovered Apple patent might make things easier.