How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free

How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free

You don’t need a pricey app or fancy hardware. In the video above, I explain how to record high quality footage of your phone screen for free. Quick Fix is a new video series where I tackle your most commonly asked tech questions in 90 seconds or less. If you have a question you want…

How to Change the Size of Your App Icons in iPadOS 13

Screenshot: David Murphy One of the more jarring experiences you’ll encounter when updating your iPad to Apple’s iPadOS 13 this fall—including having to call it that from now on—are the slightly smaller icons now gracing your iPad’s Home screen and pages. Like a juice cleanse, this icon diet is only a temporary fad. It appears…

How to Disable Camera Access for Apps on iPhone & iPad

How to Disable Camera Access for Apps on iPhone & iPad

Want to disable Camera access for an app on iPhone or iPad? At any time, you can easily revoke camera access for any application on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By turning off camera access for an app, that app will no longer be able to use either the front or rear cameras on…

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 Reinstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

How to Reinstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

If you have previously uninstalled Steam games from your computer to free up disk space or remove a distraction, you may eventually decide you want to reinstall the games that you had previously deleted. Or perhaps you have a game in your Steam library that you haven’t installed onto a new computer, but you want…

How to Uninstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

How to Uninstall Steam Games on Mac (and Windows / Linux too)

Steam makes it easy to acquire and manage a great game library on a Mac, Windows PC, or Linux machine. But if you find that you’re not playing a particular game much anymore, or if you just need to free up some disk storage space to make room for something else, you might want to…

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…