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.
Face ID on the iPhone X is a pretty amazing technology, and you can do more with it than just make animoji! In this tip, we’re going to go over its “Attention Aware” and “Require Attention” features and how you can disable them if you’d like to.
Using app-specific passwords is a simple way to protect access to your actual account passwords, and in today’s article, we’re going to go over how to generate one for your Apple ID! This is handy for use with Outlook, calendar-sharing services, and so on, and it’s fast!
If you have multiple accounts on your Mac, then you can use any admin user to reset the password for any of your other accounts very quickly. For today’s article, we’ll go over how to do this and what caveats you need to be aware of before you get started!
If you try to run an unknown app in Windows 10, a built-in security measure called Windows Defender SmartScreen will kick in and stop you. Here’s how to temporarily and permanently work around this issue and run the apps you want, at your own risk of course.
Your browsing history should be yours alone. Here’s a look at private browsing in Safari for macOS, including how to use it, why to use it, and an explanation of exactly what it does and doesn’t do to protect the privacy of your online browsing.