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Apple is working to fix a major bug within macOS High Sierra. The bug in macOS High Sierra (version 10.13) means it is possible to gain access to a Mac running High Sierra without a password, and most worryingly to access the machine as the Root user with full administration rights. The bug exists in all versions of High Sierra, including Beta 5 which was released earlier this week. In the meantime Apple has said to follow these instructions to set a root password: “Setting a root password prevents unauthorized...

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Tracking any package is fast via macOS with an instant package tracking ability that recognizes most tracking numbers and helps you take action faster. Similar to the tracking feature available on iPhones and iPads, macOS offers a convenient way to track packages you are receiving without having to log into a browser. You can quickly track your package via email or a message that contains the tracking number. This data detection feature quickly recognizes any active tracking number you have received such as FedEx, UPS, Amazon or other. Click on...

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iOS makes it easy to quickly track any shipment or package via your tracking number in your email, note or message. This is a handy little tip that can speed up tracking your package and can be especially useful when you’re in a hurry or waiting on an important delivery. First open up your email or message with the tracking number. Apple’s data detection software will automatically recognize tracking numbers from a variety of popular shipping and delivery services including Amazon, Apple and shipment services such as UPS, FedEx and...

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iPhone X users have reported when using Face ID they can’t see previews of the lock screen notifications. Before Face ID on the iPhone X recognizes you, the notifications show but with no detail. This is happening because Notification previews are set by default to “When Unlocked” on the iPhone X whereas other iPhones still get the notifications with the previews that we are so used to. In terms of privacy and security this is actually an improvement something Apple waxes lyrically about when discussing Face ID, because currently anyone...

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iPhone getting slow?

Nov 27, 2017

Every time Apple releases a new iPhone or iPad along with it comes an update to our beloved iOS. And after updating to the latest version of iOS on our iPhone or iPad sometimes you find the device has slowed to a crawl. If you don’t want to take my word for it, between early August and November 2017 which is just after the launch of the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iOS 11 the number of Google searches for “Slow iPhone” rose over 50 percent. For the tin hat...

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Black Friday offers some of the best Apple deals of the year both at Apple and select retailers. Today is Black Friday and that means big sales and discounts at retailers all over the country and online. Many brick and mortar stores reopened last night, offering significant discounts to waiting throngs of people ready to buy. Apple too is offering special deals on Black Friday with a one-day Black Friday sale. Retailers selling Apple products are offing discounts throughout the four-day holiday weekend. Apple's direct sale does not discount existing...

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