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Turn Off Haptic Feedbacks For System Controls And Interactions On iPhone 7

If you upgraded to iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus from an earlier model, then you would have noticed that the device gives haptic feedbacks for many system controls and interactions. These haptics are new to the iPhone and seem to be exclusively available on the newest models. Perhaps this is because iPhone 7 features a newer taptic engine. The haptics can be felt when accessing the notification center, control...

Is Your Apple Watch Stuck On Charging Screen? Try Doing This

If you have an Apple Watch and got yourself in a situation where the device wouldn’t get past the charging screen, then we have got a simple solution for you. Usually when your device fully runs out of battery and you plug it in to recharge, you see a red charging sign but the device doesn’t turn on. If you are impatient like me then you would try unplugging and replugging the magnetic charging...

How to Enable Proper Titles For Notes in iPhone or iPad’s Notes App

Users of iOS’s stock Notes app would have noticed that when you start a new note in the app, that note starts with you typing the text body. The starting text of the body automatically becomes the title of the note and shows up on the list view. This can be annoying especially for those users who like to organize their notes and give them a proper title. Thankfully the Notes app has an option hidden...

How To Make Notes Appear Based On Date Created Instead Of Date Edited

If you use the stock Notes app on your iPhone, iPad or even Mac then you would have noticed that by default your notes are arranged in the list based on the date they were last edited on. For example, if a certain note was created last year but it is the most recent note you edited, then this note will appear on top of the list regardless of the fact that other notes appearing below it were created later....

Get Batteries Widget For Bluetooth Accessories In Notification Center And Widgets Screen

If you are someone who uses one or more Bluetooth powered accessories with the iPhone, then we have got a useful tip for you. iOS features a special widget that you can add in the widgets area or Notification Center sections of your iPhone or iPad. Once this battery widget is enabled you will see the remaining battery of your Bluetooth devices on these screens. Just like any other widget you can also change...

How To Disable macOS Accent Keys And Enable Key Repeat

macOS has the accent keys feature, which makes it easier for users to add alphabets accent marks by pressing and holding an alphabet key. While this is useful for people who use them, it is also an inconvenience for users who don’t as because of accent keys you cannot enter letters repeatedly by holding down an alphabet button. If you want to change this behavior of your Mac and disable accent keys,...

How To Get Rid Of Calendar App Invitation Spam In A Few Simple Steps

I get more than my fair share of spam emails, we all do. However today I woke up to a nasty surprise that puts email spam to shame. Today I received an invite to participate in an event where I can get Ray-Bans for just $19.99. This sounds too good to be true, because it is not. The event invitation that...

Make Deleting, Selecting and Scrolling Text Faster By Changing Key Repeat Settings

If you have recently switched from a Windows PC to a Mac, then you would have noticed that when you press the delete key to erase text, the typing indicator moves noticeably slow. Same is true when you hold down the shift key while moving the typing indicator to select text or simply using arrow keys to move around it. If you type a lot, then this delay can be very annoying. Thankfully macOS offers an...

How To Unlock iPhone Without Having To Press Home Button (Similar To iOS 9)

iOS 10 lockscreen is pretty annoying for some users. As it makes it harder for them to get into their iPhone or iPad. iOS 10 makes users press the home button in order to access their devices even though the device is already unlocked. Unlike the iOS 9’s ‘Slide to Unlock’ mechanism that...

How To Use Launchpad Screen With Keyboard Only

Similar to iOS homescreen the Launchpad screen on the macOS lists all the stock and third-party applications installed on your Mac. The best way to browse the Launchpad screen is through Mouse or Trackpad, however what many people don’t know is that you can also navigate the Launchpad screen using only the keyboard. If you have a Magic keyboard, then you even get a dedicated function key that lets...

Developer Creates PAM Module To Let Users Authenticate Terminal Commands With Touch ID

The new MacBook Pro features a Touch ID sensor. Now that the machine is in the hands of developers it was about time someone would figure out a way to use the feature for system related things other than login authentication and Apple Pay. iOS Developer Hamza Sood has created a PAM (Pluggable authentication module) module that enables users (read: power users, who know what they are doing) to add Touch...

How To Quickly Reset Homescreen Layout On Your iPhone Or iPad

Everyone likes to customize their homescreen according to their needs. Some prefer to keep all the stock apps they use the most on the main screen and third-party apps on second or third pages others keep their most used applications on the first page. If you ever want to get the default iOS homescreen layout, the one that is set when you boot your device for the first time or when you reset iOS, then...