Prevent Spear Phishing, Set a PIN on Your Cell Phone Account

Spear phishing. It’s no longer just a tropical ocean sport that could provide seafood for dinner. In today’s tech world, spear phishing is when someone targets you specifically, usually with the goal of taking over your online accounts. Once that’s ...

What to Put at the End of Your Email Messages

Email has been around for decades, but there are no hard-and-fast rules for how you should close a message with either the signoff or the signature block. If you’ve always wondered about the best ways to finish off a message ...

AirDrop Reception Not Working? Here’s the Likely Fix

AirDrop has become a fast and reliable way to transfer data from one iPhone to another that’s nearby. Just tap the share icon and in iOS 14’s activity view, either tap an AirDrop shortcut in the top row or tap ...

Be Sure to Test Your Backup System with Occasional Restores

Be sure to take a few minutes to make sure you can restore files from a Time Machine backup or whichever backup software you are using, see if you can boot from your bootable duplicate, and generally verify that your ...

The iPhone 11 Camera App’s Shutter Button Works Differently

With the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple changed the way the Camera app’s shutter button works in ways that could cause confusion. Tapping it once still takes a single still photo, but if you ...