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How to clean install macOS High Sierra

macOS doesn’t really get slow with time, like Windows, however, sometimes you do run into issues where it is best to go for a clean install. Luckily, there are somethings that can be tried before the ultimate clean install like resetting NVRAM or SMC to resolve some issues. We list out all the methods you can try before formatting your Mac and reinstalling everything.  

Apple’s cross-platform app development plans for macOS and iOS

There has been a lot of chatter recently with rumors of Apple’s plans to merge iOS and macOS apps. The project, codenamed Marzipan, will be a large scale effort, spanning multiple years, aimed at allowing developers to create a single app that works across different user interfaces. In theory, a developer could create a single app and implement multiple user interfaces targeted towards macOS (keyboard …

Hello Weather is the best weather app for smartphones

Hello Weather has been my primary source of weather information on iPhone for a few months and it has quickly become my favorite app in its category. In an app market, where it is far too easy to download sub-par cookie-cutter apps, Hello Weather stands up as a product with individuality. It also includes a long list of features that suits everyone from the regular …

YouTuber documents process to upgrade 16GB iPhone storage to 128GB

Can you image upgrading a 16GB iPhone to 128GB by spending only $25? That’s what Scotty Allen from Strange Parts YouTube channel has done. Using spare parts available in Shenzhen, China, and a number of tools, he was able to remove the 16GB storage flash chip and solder a 128GB flash chip in its place. The process is documented over a 30+ minutes long video and …

How to fast charge iPhone X, iPhone 8 and older models

Fast charging support in iPhone X and iPhone 8 is one of the most under-rated features of these new smartphones. This feature is so under-rated that Apple does not even market fast-charging on the main landing pages for iPhone X and iPhone 8 on their website. However, if you dive deep into the tech specifications pages for these phones, you will notice that they support …

Create a bootable installer for macOS High Sierra

Installing macOS High Sierra is as simple as opening up Mac App Store and downloading it. However, there are instances where you might need to create a bootable USB flash drive for macOS High Sierra for a clean installation or to install on other Macs which might not have a fast Internet connection. Normally, a bootable drive is created using the Terminal in macOS. Luckily, …