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How FileVault and the T2 Security Chip work together in newer Macs

Macs with a T2 chip always encrypt their drives. Why is FileVault necessary?

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Three great iOS 14 accessibility features everyone will want to use

Buried in the accessibility settings are some of iOS 14's coolest new toys.

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Use Optimize Mac Storage with iCloud Drive to pack videos into a crowded Mac

iCloud can automatically manage storage, but you have to get the data onto your Mac or into iCloud first to get the advantage.

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Distance learning: 4 smart tech solutions for keeping kids on track

Get some badly needed school-from-home help from Alexa, Google Assistant, your smart lights, and more.

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Three ways to pass web pages across your Mac, iPhone, and iPad

When you have a website open on one device, Apple now makes an abundance of options available to open that same site on other devices.

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macOS Big Sur: What’s new in the Photos app

More editing tools to make your photos look their best.

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Using a school-owned iPad with 2FA? You might run into a problem

An unfortunate side effect of not having access to devices, people, or places could keep you out of your data.

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macOS Big Sur: The new Battery system preference

Apple replaced the Energy Saver system preference with a new one called Battery.

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macOS Big Sur: How to add, remove, and manage notifications and widgets in Notification Center

How you can customize Notification Center to your liking.

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Need to disable Activation Lock on an iPhone or iPad? Here are the 3 Apple-connected options to do so

Without the Apple ID and password, Apple will only perform a manual unlock in limited circumstances.

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macOS Big Sur: Learn about the user interface changes

If you are wondering what Big Sur looks like before installing it, we have a peek right here. You can prepare yourself before you dive in.

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How to delete text in all sorts of ways on your Mac

Everyone knows how to use the Delete key, but there are other ways to delete text using keyboard combinations.

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How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

If you're in need a webcam for all the video conferences you're doing nowadays, your iPhone can carry the load.

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Understanding how iCloud Photos optimizes photo storage and keeps your originals

Apple makes it possible to have thumbnails of a much larger media collection, but always retains the full-resolution versions.