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Apple also released updates for macOS 10.13.3, tvOS 11.2.6, and watchOS 4.2.3 , these updates are just patches to fix the “Telugu” bug which causes apps like messages to crash when a single character of the Telugu language is sent to them, Telugu is a Dravidian language native to India. These updates also fix other bugs, including a macOS bug which displays messages in the Messages app in the wrong order. The bug surfaced on a bug report site called Open Radar just over a week ago, and is as...

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Your Mac relies on developers to provide an uninstaller for each app so often you are left with the only option of dragging an app from the Applications folder and dropping it in the trash. I’m going to run through the options with you here and the pros and cons of each, as always when deleting something from your Mac it is a good idea to make a backup first Time Machine is easy and convenient to use. To safely remove an app and its data: Step 1 see if...

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When you have upgraded to a new iPhone, you will still want access to your old iPhone data and settings. You may have already set up your new iPhone, enjoying its new settings but not transferred your data from your older device. Here’s how you can do that. First check that that you have data backed up on your older device. If not, open iTunes, select the device icon and click Back Up Now. You can check for an existing backup by going to Tunes > Preferences > Devices and...

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As well as performing a complete backup of your Mac Time Machine also has some really powerful features for restoring individual files, folders, version control and even fragments of a file. We discussed making a full backup with Time Machine here. Restoring a single file or folder simply navigate to the location it was stored in, Enter Time Machine from the Menu Bar Icon, or search in Spotlight for Time Machine. When Time Machine first opens the Timeline will be set to Now, that’s the bar on the right-hand side...

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Apple’s iPhone sales garnered a record 51% of marketshare worldwide, dominating smartphone sales and outperforming the entire industry based on premium iPhone X sales. The global marketplace reached a high of $120 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 led by Apple. Strategy Analytics, a global, independent research and consulting firm, pulled data from all sales last year. As Executive Director Neil Mawston said, “Apple iPhone is an ‘incredible money-making machine’ with the average iPhone sale reaching $800, almost three times the industry average.” While Apple’s selling price has increased,...

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You probably know that you can change Siri’s voice on your Mac, iPhone or iPad. You can also change Siri’s voice on your HomePod. The settings for the voice options are just in a different location in the Home app instead of the Settings app. Here’s what to do if you would like to change Siri’s voice to a male or female or give it a different accent (American, British and Australian are currently available). Open the Home app and find your HomePod in the list of Favorite Accessories. Long...

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