How to Stop iPhone and iPad Apps From Updating Automatically

How to Stop iPhone and iPad Apps From Updating Automatically

By default, apps on your iPhone or iPad will update automatically overnight when they’re connected to power and a Wi-Fi network. It’s a really useful feature if you’re the kind of person who always wants to use the latest version of the apps. But the way that some app updates move, this can be a…

How to Update All Apps from the Mac App Store, Concurrently

How to Update All Apps from the Mac App Store, Concurrently

Rather than updating apps individually, Mac users can wield a convenient feature of the App Store that initiates a bulk software update to every app installed from the Mac App Store, all with a single click. This makes the process of installing available software updates for Mac apps a bit easier and quicker, since there’s…

How to Disable Video Autoplay in Mac App Store

How to Disable Video Autoplay in Mac App Store

The Mac App Store defaults to auto-playing videos, but if you’re not a fan of autoplaying video let alone in the Mac App Store, you can disable that capability. When you turn off video autoplay in the Mac App Store, the videos accompanying apps will still exist, but they must be played manually. How to…

How to Check Size of App Updates in the Mac App Store

How to Check Size of App Updates in the Mac App Store

Want to see the size of an app update that is available in the Mac App Store? Some Mac users may be interested in knowing the size of an available app software update before starting to download or install the app update, but the App Store in MacOS Mojave doesn’t openly display the size of…

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 & Unhide Downloaded Apps from App Store on iPhone & iPad

How to Hide & Unhide Downloaded Apps from App Store on iPhone & iPad

iPhone and iPad users can hide apps that were purchased or downloaded from the App Store of iOS. By hiding an app in the App Store, it will not appear in the App Store updates section, and it will not appear to have been downloaded before. Likewise, iPhone and iPad users can also unhide any…