Are you an aspiring app developer who would love to try creating amazing apps for Apple devices? Regardless whether you have some level of developing background or a total newbie who has an insatiable interest in app development, you’re in luck. Apple made it easier for everyone to build Mac and iOS apps with the help of the Swift programming language What is Swift? As Apple defines it, “Swift is a robust and intuitive programming language created by Apple for building apps for iOS, Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. It’s designed to give developers more freedom than ever. Swift is easy to use and open source, so anyone with an idea can create something incredible.” Announced in 2014, Swift is billed as a fast and efficient language designed for real-time feedback. It can also be incorporated with existing Objective-C code. With Swift, developers can write codes more safely, while […]

You’ve probably heard about the different Internet scams proliferating nowadays, or you might have even fallen victim to one before. Well, you are not alone. The truth is, these online scams have fooled more and more people, and the trend is still growing, which means we need to be extra careful when using the Internet. Below are some of the notorious Internet scams today. Find out more about them, so you’ll know what to do when you encounter them. 1. Phishing Phishing scams are the most common and probably the most dangerous Internet scams on this list. You will receive an email asking you to log into your account (bank, iCloud, or some other accounts). After you fill out all the necessary information, you realize you just ended up giving away your username and password to a cybercriminal. The use of reliable antivirus software and some knowledge on identifying fake […]

You have probably heard people saying that Mac computers are safe from viruses because most hackers focus on attacking Windows. But the truth is, Macs are not immune from any of these viruses by any means. Every day, more and more malware and viruses are popping here and there affecting computers, including Macs. One of the newest pieces of malware to attack Macs is called the mshelper. Below, we will explain what mshelper is, how to get rid of it, and how to know if your Mac is affected. What is mshelper? While there is no exact definition for mshelper, it is said to be a cryptocurrency mining malware that is quickly spreading across Macs through different app and software installations. This malware is suspected of using up Mac’s horsepower to mine cryptocurrencies and crunch numbers for whoever that developed it. By spreading the malware over thousands of computers, the […]

Many of us take for granted the actual capabilities and potential of our computers. It is shown by the way we use them daily. As long as there is a monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse, we think we’re all set. Only a few know there are other means of interacting with a computer. For instance, on Apple computers, there are Mac accessibility options, which can accommodate those with assistive needs and those who want to make computing a whole lot easier. Read on to know more about Apple’s accessibility options. How To Access Apple Accessibility Settings Before we share with you the exciting things you can do with Mac’s accessibility options, allow us to teach you how to find them. First, open the Apple menu and select System Preferences. Scroll down, and you should find the Accessibility option. Another way to access this menu is to press the Function […]

MacOS already comes with some well-thought-of pre-installed apps that are designed to be used for different functions and services. These apps let you use your Mac straight out of the box. However, even though macOS’s exclusive apps are by far some of the most reliable ones to date, each of us tends to have personal preferences. For instance, you might favor using Chrome over Safari for web browsing. In this article, we’ll share with you how to change default apps in Mac to your preferred ones. What Are Default Mac Apps? Default apps are the programs that automatically launch when you perform an action on your Mac. For example, if you haven’t installed and set up a different browser yet, any web link you click will open on Safari, Apple’s proprietary web browser. To give you an idea, here are some of the most basic pre-installed apps you may find […]

The Internet allows us to do a lot of things. It will enable us to make video calls and lets us work at the comforts of our homes. It even allows us to download our favorite movies and listen to chart-topping songs. Then again, we can’t deny the sad truth that sometimes, our Internet connection needs a serious speed boost. No matter how advanced the Mac we are using and regardless of how much you pay your Internet service provider, there will come a time when the Wi-Fi’s signal slows down. But is there something we can do to enjoy the fastest experience? Depending on the setup of your home or office, your Mac’s Wi-Fi connection can be improved. With a bit of optimization and fine-tuning, you can maximize your Internet connection’s potential. Better yet, follow these simple tips: 1. Perform A Speed Test. The best way to know whether […]

There are so many things you can do with Google Assistant, and it has proven to be useful since the feature was first introduced. Google Assistant lets you bypass your locked screen and unlock your device, open email and other apps hands-free, do Google search without typing, find out where the nearest restaurant is and how to get there, and a lot more. But what if you don’t like the voice Google Assistant is using to interact with you? Well, change it. Google Assistant’s recent update allows you to choose from six different voices for this feature. How To Change Google Assistant’s Voice: Hold your device’s Home button to launch Google Assistant. Or you can say, “OK, Google.” Make sure your screen is unlocked, and you have Wi-Fi connection when you open Google Assistant. Once Google Assistant pops up, tap the Drawer icon or the three-dot menu in the upper-right […]

For most of us, our lives revolve around our Android devices. We use it to do almost everything. We chat, connect with people, share posts, and get some work done on them. Given that most of what we do are related to the text, it only pays to know how to use a clipboard manager. Let’s review how to manage clipboard on Android and learn new ways to improve this feature. Basic Copy and Paste on Android If you’ve been using an Android device for quite a time already, the copy and paste function might be very simple to you. However, if you’ve just started using Android and you are not familiar with what it has to offer, don’t worry. We’ll teach you what we know, starting with how to use the copy and paste function. Long-press the text you like to copy to highlight them. If there are words […]

Did your computer’s Windows operating system crash? Before you panic, know that there’s still a workaround for this problem. You can try installing the operating system using an ISO file saved on an external drive or USB stick. To perform PC recovery using this method, you’ll have to download the ISO file of either the recovery disk or the Windows version you want to fresh install. But, what happens if you don’t have any other computer to use for the download? If you’re using an Android device with a USB OTG support, you’re in luck. In this article, we’ll show you how to recover PC using Android. What To Do When Your PC’s Operating System Crashes? Many incidents can lead to a PC operating system crash. It could be a virus that has severely affected the OS. It could also be the hard disk failing after many years of use. […]

WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps today. You’re here probably because you are enjoying it and would like to know how you can make the most of it better. Well, you’re in luck. Today is the day you become a WhatsApp expert with the essential WhatsApp tips and tricks we have in store for you. Formatting Texts Formatting your texts can help emphasize essential parts of your message better. It can also add a stylish flair to your messages. While you probably already know how to format texts in word processors such as Microsoft Word, did you know that you can also do so in WhatsApp? Put texts in bold – Put an asterisk (*) at the beginning and end of the sentence, phrase or word you want to put in bold. Example: *bold* Italicize texts – Put an underscore (_) at the beginning and end […]