Apple TV and tvOS: Everything you need to know

Bloomberg has reported that Apple is planning on releasing a new 4K Apple TV in the fall. You’ll need to bring your own HDMI cable to hook up Apple TV to your TV set. Apple TV has grown up a lot since its iTV days. It’s not just for iTunes rentals anymore—Apple TV...

How to Verify Time Machine Backups

You’ve been diligent about maintaining up-to-date backups of your Mac’s data by using Time Machine, but there’s a nagging worry in the back of your mind. How do you know the backups are any good? That’s a good question, and one we should all ask about our backups....

Automating Mac Mail Workflow With Rules (filters)

Mail for Mac: Use rules to manage your inbox Where Are Rules Hidden? The Rules tool is hidden in Mail > Preferences under the Rules tab. By default, there’s usually a rule that highlights any news that is sent to you containing news from Apple (see screenshot...

Why you should start using a VPN

Why do you need to start considering a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service? Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) aren’t new but they’re getting a lot of attention lately for both security and privacy-related reasons. With stories of hackers seemingly...

Selling Your iOS Device

What to do before you sell or give away your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Use these steps to remove your personal information from a device, even if you don’t have it anymore. If you still have your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Before you sell or give away your...