How to Find an iOS App's In-App Purchases Before You Buy It

How to Find an iOS App's In-App Purchases Before You Buy It

Because why not, Apple has tweaked App Store product pages and made it impossible for you to see an app’s in-app purchases prior to buying it. Why does this matter? Because if you throw down $5 for an app, you’re probably expecting it to have all the features you read about in the app’s description.…

How to Not Get Scammed by Bogus Subscription Apps

How to Not Get Scammed by Bogus Subscription Apps

There’s a special corner in Tech Hell reserved for app developers who try to sucker people into paying obscene amounts of money for an underwhelming product. I’m not talking about the kinds of situations where you’re pissed off because your favorite band’s album just dropped off Spotify. Quit the service, if you must. No problem…

How to Hide Your App Folder Names in iOS

How to Hide Your App Folder Names in iOS

Ignore that email count.Screenshot: David Murphy If you’re the kind of person who uses a little creativity when organizing the apps on your iPhone or iPad—by icon color, for example—it might be time to take your device’s look to the next level. Sure, you can name your folders something descriptive and/or witty, like “yellow” instead…

How to Find and Set Up Messages in iCloud on Your Mac

How to Find and Set Up Messages in iCloud on Your Mac

With the public launch of iOS 11.4 earlier this week, Messages in iCloud is finally ready for prime time—and not a moment too soon. If you ever linked your phone number to Messages on multiple devices at once, you’d have to delete the same texts on each device over and over. Now, when your devices’…

How to Offload Apps on iPhone or iPad to Free Up Storage Space

How to Offload Apps on iPhone or iPad to Free Up Storage Space

The ability to offload apps from an iPhone or iPad offers an alternative method to save storage space on an iOS device, as offloading apps removes the app from the device while still preserving that apps related data. Preserving the apps data is what makes offloading apps unique and different from simply uninstalling an iOS…

How to Find Duplicate Files on Mac with DupeGuru

How to Find Duplicate Files on Mac with DupeGuru

Are you concerned about duplicate files on a Mac? While most Mac users shouldn’t be bothered by duplicate files as it’s likely that very few if any exist, there are situations where they can be found, thereby adding unnecessary clutter to a Mac file system. For example, the user ~/Downloads folder is a common place…

How to Disable Online Activity Status on Instagram to Stop Showing When You’re Using the App

How to Disable Online Activity Status on Instagram to Stop Showing When You’re Using the App

Instagram now defaults to showing other peoples accounts when you were last active using the Instagram application. For example, if you’re using Instagram right now then other Instagram users will be able to see that you are using the app at that moment. If you used the app exactly 23 minutes ago, other users can…

How to Write an .img to SD Card on Mac the Easy Way with Etcher

How to Write an .img to SD Card on Mac the Easy Way with Etcher

If you need to burn an .img image file to an SD card from a Mac, you may have discovered that there isn’t a particularly obvious way to do so with a default GUI app like Disk Utility. Not to worry though, an excellent free third party solution exists called Etcher, which makes burning image…