Apple’s new filesystem, simply called “Apple File System” (APFS), will soon be the replacement for the for Mac OS Extended (HFS+) filesystem which was first introduced in Mac OS 8.1 back in 1998. It’s main focus is encryption and is optimized for flash and SSD storage devices. It’s also designed for scalability and will run on everything from the Apple Watch to the Mac Pro.
Posted July 29th, 2017 by Hunter S in Tech Tips
If you have ever been scrolling through Facebook, you might see some photos and videos in high definition, and some that are in standard definition. In this blog, we will be going over how to enable the ability to upload HD content on Facebook’s iOS app. These instructions were created using the Facebook app for iPhone; however, the steps are the same for Facebook’s iPad app.
Posted July 24th, 2017 by Clay Krollman in Tech Tips
We use our phones for everythng from messaging, photos, and presentations, to finging lunch, playing music and streaming movies. The problem is that each of these tasks requires varying amounts of power. When a separate device played games or music, this wasn't a problem. Now that our iPhone does all of it, it's hard work to not live tethered to an outlet for at least some of your day. Moreover, there are lots of misconceptions about how to get the best battery life for your iPhone. To set the record straight, we have built a list of best practices for your iPhone battery life.
Posted July 17th, 2017 by Joseph Smith in Reviews
Apple Music first launched on June 30th 2015 and has since become a top music service choice with 27 million subscribers as of this year. With the free 3 month subscription that Apple offers for for their Music app it's well worth the try, but with there being nearly 94 million iPhone users in America alone it appears not everyone has tried it. It could be because not everyone understands the perks of this service so here are a few important things to know about Apple Music.
Did you know that a Psychotherapist lives inside of your Mac? Deep down in the operating system inside Terminal, lives a doctor you can talk to. In this blog, we will be going over the instructions on how to access the ‘doctor’ and begin your first appointment with it.
Posted June 5th, 2017 by Hunter S in News
Today, June 5th, Apple kicked off WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) with a keynote announcing new products. Apple has announced updates to their four software platforms: tvOS, watchOS, macOS, and iOS; along with new updates to their iMac, iPad Pro, and MacBook lines, and a completely new home speaker named HomePod.
Let’s say you have a Keynote presentation that you are looking to make into a video, allowing the slides to automatically change after a set number of seconds. Keynote has a small—but important—feature that allows the presentation to be exported as a QuickTime movie file (.mov). In this blog, we will be going over the instructions on how to export your video as a video. Continue reading >
Today, March 21, 2017, Apple has introduced updates to their current iPhone, iPad, iPhone Case, and Apple Watch Band lines. The new products come after multiple rumors floating around of a Product Red iPhone and updated iPad. In this blog, we will be going over the new products.
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