If you use Pages, Apple’s word processor program, to store data you’d rather keep private, then you should password-protect your sensitive stuff. In this article, we’ll go over how to add and change passwords in that program!
Some viruses and malware are tricky to remove, requiring an outside or “offline” scan to completely detect and eliminate the threat. Lots of third party antivirus suites offer special boot disks with which to perform offline scans, but the free Windows Defender utility also supports a built-in offline scan. Here’s how it works.
Here’s how to add a custom login message to your Windows 10 PC, which can be helpful for displaying usage policy information in large organizations as well as personal contact information for individual users.
macOS has the ability to add a custom message to a Mac’s lock screen. This can be especially useful for those in multi-user environments or for those with portable Macs as it offers an extra opportunity for a good Samaritan to find your contact information in the event that your Mac is lost. Here’s how it works.
Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, can now help you find passwords you’ve stored in iCloud Keychain, so rather than drilling down into Settings on your iPhone or Safari’s preferences on your Mac, you can just ask Siri to pull up something for you. We’ll tell you how to do just that in this article!
If you ever find yourself in a (probably scary) situation in which you’d like to disable your iPhone X’s ability to unlock with its facial recognition feature, then this tip could be invaluable to you. There is a way to do this using just the device’s external buttons, and we’ll tell you how.
USB Restricted Mode is a security feature in recent versions of iOS that automatically disables the Lightning port when your iPhone hasn’t been unlocked in more than an hour. This helps protect you from hackers, but it also interferes with legitimate Lightning accessories like CarPlay. For those who value flexibility more than potential security, here’s how to turn off USB Restricted Mode.
System Integrity Protection is an important security feature in macOS that prevents access to critical system files and apps. But it can also break legacy workflows and applications that rely on this access. If you’re willing to accept the risks, here’s how to disable System Integrity Protection.
If you use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app in macOS to connect to another Windows PC on your network, you may see a warning about an unverified certificate when you try to connect. Here’s how to configure your Mac to always trust that certificate so you’ll no longer see the warning message.
If you’ve mapped a network drive or server to your Windows PC via its IP address, you may see a warning message when attempting to transfer files from the network location to your local drives: “these files might be harmful to your computer.” Here’s how to prevent this warning for networked devices you trust.