macOS Big Sur has its own telemetry privacy nightmare

Privacy advocates have been complaining for years about telemetry on Windows 10, forcing Microsoft to make a number of concessions to satisfy regulators. It turns out one of the alternatives, switching to Apple’s macOS, may simply be moving from the frying pan into the fire. A recent incident where Apple’s OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol) … Read more

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How to Change Your AirDrop Name on iPhone and iPad

AirDrop lets you quickly transfer files wirelessly between iPhones, iPads, and Macs. When you share a document, the recipient will see the name of the sending device. If you’d like to change your AirDrop name, it only takes a few steps. Here’s how to do it. Before we begin, it’s important to know that your … Read more

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Apple M1 Mac Reviews Show Intel and AMD’s Game is Almost Over [Review Roundup]

Apple, last week, announced new Macs with its own in-house ARM-based Apple M1 chips and claimed significant improvements, in terms of both the battery life and performance, over the current Intel-based MacBooks. Publications like The Verge, Engadget, Wall Street Journal, and YouTubers like MKBHD and Dave Lee (Dave2D) got hands-on the new devices a week … Read more

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How to downgrade macOS Big Sur to Catalina or older

  With macOS Big Sur arriving on Macs, it’s sure to be the case that you installed the updated only to regret it later. Perhaps you discovered that an app you rely on no longer works or is buggy, maybe you just hate one of the new features, or perhaps there is a problem with … Read more

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How to receive typing feedback on iPhone and iPad

Accessibility features on iPhone and iPad can be extremely helpful to those with hearing or vision impairments. And whether you need extra help for a short time or permanently, Apple gives you easy ways to enable and disable these features. So if you or a family member are currently having an issue with vision, you … Read more

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iBlockX offers jailbreakers deeper control over incoming notifications than Do Not Disturb

With iOS’ Do Not Disturb feature, you can effortlessly silence all incoming notifications that bombard your iPhone with the flip of a switch. Unfortunately, Do Not Disturb is a bit of an all-or-nothing solution. While you can individually silence contacts in the Messages app as an alternative, this doesn’t quite offer enough control if you … Read more