How to Restore Your iPhone When It Won’t Accept Passcode

How to Restore iPhone When iPhone Won't Accept Passcode

My iPhone Won’t Accept Passcode – For No Reason… Help! This morning I woke up early ready to start off my day but my iPhone X wouldn’t recognize my FaceID or my passcode… Sometimes in the early morning, right after I wake up, my iPhone will not accept FaceID (because bedhead). But this morning, iPhone wouldn’t accept FaceID or my passcode either. This is not the best mindset from which to start a daily meditation practice. I entered my passcode correctly several times, but it kept saying it was incorrect.…

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When Will Apple Watch Be A YubiKey Alternative?

when will Apple Watch become YubiKey alternative?

YubiKey is a physical hardware device that stores passwords and login information. YubiKey works like a password manager, except it’s kept with you… On a keychain for example. YubiKey has gotten good reviews for its ease of use… For instance, you can apparently use YubiKey with near field communication (aka “NFC”) to authenticate with an iPhone or Android device when you are trying to log onto a website on your smartphone. The problem with YubiKey is that you have to enter everything into it, which is a pain… YubiKey is…

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How to Find Voice Memos From The iPhone “Record Audio” Shortcut

How to Find Voice Memos From iPhone Shortcut

With Apple Shortcuts you can create a shortcut to record voice memos from the iPhone using Siri or a link on your iPhone home screen… But where do voice memos go, and where are they stored, after they are recorded using Shortcuts? Where Do Voice Memos From The iPhone “Record Audio” Shortcut Go? Even though I didn’t get it at first… It turns out that the Shortcuts app is pretty cool, actually. As I wrote about previously, Apple’s Shortcuts app allows you to create shortcuts for everything from firing up…

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Buffett is Probably Buying Now

What Warren Buffett is Buying AAPL

When Warren Buffett is buying stocks, one of his principles of investing is: “Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful.” With $100 billion in cash on the sidelines, and few choices of investments to make, Buffett recently repurchased $1 billion of his own Berkshire Hathaway stock in a rare buyback. However, this recent insane market pullback includes a few stocks that Buffett’s team at Berkshire Hathaway is bullish on… Apple being one of them. Berkshire Hathaway Holdings 2018 Another one of Warren Buffett’s investing…

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Deja Vu… It’s Beat Up On Apple Season

It’s beat up on Apple season again… From Kevin O’Leary to CNBC people are whining about Apple doing what’s right for itself… If Kevin O’Leary knew what was good for him he would’ve bought back into AAPL yesterday. Public companies have a responsibility to maximize shareholder value while also, hopefully, doing no harm… Apple succeeds in both of these key metrics. As a company that has turned a commodity (cellphones) into a luxury business that reaps >80% of an entire industry’s profits, Apple knows how to make money. Analysts complain…

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Apple iCloud 2 Factor Authentication – You’ll Get It Wrong Once

Apple’s two factor authentication feature for iCloud is a little clunky. Basically, when you have 2 factor authentication set up with iCloud you will need to get the password incorrect once. Meaning that when you enter your email and password to access iCloud the first time to you do it will always be wrong. This is essentially required. Then you should receive a text message pop-up on your connected iOS device with a code. Use this code after your password. So, if your password is “password” the password you enter…

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How to Upgrade from OS Mavericks to Yosemite in 2018

How to Upgrade from OS Mavericks to Yosemite

Even though it’s been five years, there are legit reasons why you may not have upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite when it came out in 2014… Maybe you’re a struggling artist who relies on an older version of Adobe Creative Suite, and you just can’t afford to pay Adobe $600 per year for a subscription. Or maybe you’re a family with multiple Macs. And one of them, for whatever reason, just never got upgraded from Mavericks… Or maybe you’re just set in your ways and like things the way they…

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How to Make a Siri Shortcut to Call the Cops

You can easily make a Siri Shortcut to call the cops if you want. This might come in handy in our current age where everyone either has VOIP with crappy 911 service or is cutting the cord… Plus it can’t hurt to have yet another way to get the cops to come if you need them… In this case you can just summon Siri and say: Call the cops! Step 1: Tap the Shortcuts App on your homescreen and tap “Create Shortcut”. Then on the next screen scroll up from…

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8 More Examples of New Apple Shortcuts

Examples of Apple Shortcuts

On Monday Apple released the best iOS update in years… iOS 12. iOS 12 is a great free upgrade for almost any iOS device. Some of the benefits include longer battery life, improved speed, better control of children’s mobile devices, better use of photos, improvements to messenger, screen time monitoring and more… Apple Shortcuts for Siri Although I was originally dismissive of it, one of the best updates with iOS 12 is the introduction of “Shortcuts”. With Shortcuts, you can create Siri Shortcuts which let you quickly do everyday tasks,…

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How to Close All Mobile Tabs in Safari iOS

If you have an iPhone or other iOS device, you may not realize it… But you probably have about 1,000 open mobile tabs in Safari on iOS right now. Safari is the default browser for many apps on your iPhone or iPad by default. As such whenever you open a link to a web page from one of those apps, Safari is used. Safari keeps each of those incremental windows open in perpetuity unless you close them. And WOW can it add up… I just looked and realized that I…

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