How to turn on the macOS Chime on newer Catalina Macs

In newer Macs, Apple, for whatever reason, removed the infamous “dong” sound which plays when you boot. This is true of all MacBook models from 2015 onwards, iMac Pro and newest generation iMacs, the Mac Pro and Mac mini. But, what if you want to bring it back. Well, whilst there’s naturally being hacks toContinue reading “How to turn on the macOS Chime on newer Catalina Macs”

Yes you can return to Date and Weather on new Google Pixel 2 Launcher!

As any original Google Pixel owner will remember, one of the neat features of the classic Pixel Launcher was the quick glance on the Home Screen to see the Date and a Weather Widget up front as well. On the new Google Pixel 2 Launcher, whilst you do still get a Weather Widget and DateContinue reading “Yes you can return to Date and Weather on new Google Pixel 2 Launcher!”

How to easily change Ringtone and Notification Sounds on Android

Setting ringtones on a Smartphone should be as easy as just choosing and setting the one you choose … so why isn’t it? Who knows, but whilst we’ve a companion post on how to easily set your own custom ringtones on an iPhone, it’s about time we helped you do the same thing on anContinue reading “How to easily change Ringtone and Notification Sounds on Android”

Apple App Store filled with malicious counterfeit apps – Now removed, but what does it say about Apple’s Review Process?!

In the past week, possibly longer, the iOS App Store has seen a vast increase of not only Apps and Games you expect, safe and there to join the vast collection of Apps in the App Store, but also an increase in unsafe apps containing malware! The apps in question appear to mainly be fraudulentContinue reading “Apple App Store filled with malicious counterfeit apps – Now removed, but what does it say about Apple’s Review Process?!”

How to add Weather Widget on Google Pixel, rather than date

The Google Pixel is a fantastic Android phone, featuring the cleanest build of Android yet, running on Android 7.1 Nougat and doing it better than ever. However, one feature of the Pixel advertised by Google was the Weather widget built in to the top right, which for many isn’t showing up and instead showing theContinue reading “How to add Weather Widget on Google Pixel, rather than date”

How to activate “Hey Siri” on macOS Sierra

Whether it’s on your iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad, you can activate and use Siri using a simple “Hey Siri” command, however the Mac didn’t get native “Hey Siri” support, which to us is rather surprising as it would have a ton of use case scenarios! But, their is a way, after some tinkering, toContinue reading “How to activate “Hey Siri” on macOS Sierra”

How to fix web-based HTML5 Safari Extensions such as ClickToFlash in macOS Sierra

Since Safari 5, Apple’s Safari web browser finally introduced the ability to use Extensions, however with Safari 10 on macOS Sierra some people have been noticing a few incompatibility issues, or what seemed like, with Flash based extensions such as the popular ClickToFlash, many, including ourselves, noticed they stopped working in Safari 10. In ourContinue reading “How to fix web-based HTML5 Safari Extensions such as ClickToFlash in macOS Sierra”

Microsoft’s Bryan Roper walks through Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft are soon to launch the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to all those who have updated to Windows 10. Whilst Windows 10 is no longer free, for those who did just make it through the 12 month free upgrade New Features Bryan Roper kicks off a collection of Windows 10 Anniversary Update videos off withContinue reading “Microsoft’s Bryan Roper walks through Windows 10 Anniversary Update”

DVDs not ripping on OS X El Capitan, here’s the fix!

Apple are constantly updating and refining their Operating Systems non stop, and it’s sure not going to stop anytime soon, and that’s a good thing, but of course like everything, something always tends to give and here’s one example in Apple’s latest, as of this post, operating system being El Capitan. Due to some newContinue reading “DVDs not ripping on OS X El Capitan, here’s the fix!”

Android Wear officially launches for iOS – Download here!

Well, it’s finally happened, a moment many fans of Android and let’s be honest iOS too didn’t think was going to happen, Android Wear support has finally come to iPhone. That’s right, now you can use a Smartwatch other than the Apple Watch, or the Pebble suppose, and use a much wider variety of Watches rangingContinue reading “Android Wear officially launches for iOS – Download here!”

BuildStore for iOS brings Emulation and more in a working fashion!

Apple have a great platform with iOS, including a range of benefits and advantages over the competition, but one thing which has been quite a struggle to get just right has been Emulators etc remaining available on the platform. Whilst there’s been a range of methods getting such applications on the iOS platform, the officialContinue reading “BuildStore for iOS brings Emulation and more in a working fashion!”

Is Apple blocking Anti Virus programs on iOS just for show, and how to protect yourself for free

As is always the trate with Apple, it’s all about the marketting, and one of the biggest marketting ploys Apple does, whether true or not, is claim guarenteed security on all of their platforms, whether iOS or even OS X. Now, of course us who know what we’re talking about know that no platform isContinue reading “Is Apple blocking Anti Virus programs on iOS just for show, and how to protect yourself for free”