How to Install Java on macOS Sierra

How to Install Java on macOS Sierra

Some Mac users may need to install Java into macOS Sierra or MacOS High Sierra. Typically the need for Java is for specific app usage, particular app compatibility, or for developers, and it’s worth mentioning that most Mac users won’t need to bother installing Java at all. For those that do need Java however, you…

How to Change iPhone Bluetooth Audio While on a Phone Call, Without Losing the Call

How to Change iPhone Bluetooth Audio While on a Phone Call, Without Losing the Call

If you ever use an iPhone to connect to a speaker system, car stereo, headphones, or microphone, or stereo via Bluetooth, you may have been in a situation where you have an active phone call on the iPhone but want to change from the Bluetooth audio source, be it speakers or headphones. It’s easy to…

How to Speak Screen on iPhone and iPad to Have iOS Read Anything to You

How to Speak Screen on iPhone and iPad to Have iOS Read Anything to You

Did you know the iPhone or iPad can read aloud anything that is on screen? The Speak Screen feature of iOS is helpful for many reasons, but in order to use it you must first enable the ability within the device settings, and then learn how to use the speak function. The Speak Screen feature…

How to Send Invisible Ink Messages from iPhone and iPad

How to Send Invisible Ink Messages from iPhone and iPad

iOS Messages includes the Invisible Ink feature which allows people to send obfuscated messages to and from iPhone and iPad. The invisible messages arrive visibly obscured, and the content of the invisible message can only be revealed by swiping a finger on the blurred message(s) to temporarily reveal the message text, image, or video. And…

Tackling ‘Photos Agent’ Heavy CPU & Resource Usage on Mac

Tackling ‘Photos Agent’ Heavy CPU & Resource Usage on Mac

“Photos Agent” is a little Photos app helper process that often runs on the Mac, it’s for Photos app users and it handles background tasks like downloading and uploading to iCloud Photo Library, downloading and updating Photo Streams and shared streams, and other related iCloud Photos and Photos app tasks. For users who don’t use…

See All Open Windows on a Mac with Mission Control

See All Open Windows on a Mac with Mission Control

Mission Control is one of the better productivity enhancing features on the Mac, allowing you to quickly see all open windows, documents, and applications on Mac OS in a broad overview screen. This offers a fantastic way to quickly navigate through depths of open apps and windows and to quickly get to what window or…

How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac

How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac

Did you know the Mac Messages app can support chatting with Google Hangouts natively? This is a nice feature for Mac users who chat with Google Hangout and leave a web browser window open to do so, since you’ll be able to communicate and message through Google Hangouts (aka modern Google Talk) but directly in…