Month: September 2016

How to Perform a Clean Installation of macOS Sierra

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macOS Sierra is Apple’s latest desktop operating system, which succeeds OS X El Capitan and adopts a new name to bring it in line with iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The OS will come pre-installed on all new Macs once current stock is depleted and is a free download for existing Mac owners. My MacRumors tutorial explains how to download macOS Sierra and perform a clean install, which offers a number of benefits over the automatic […]

Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones Review

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With the controversial absence of a headphone jack on the iPhone 7 now a reality, accessory companies are busily churning out wireless alternatives, and that’s as true of Bose as it is of other big audio brands. Its latest QuietComfort 35 over-the-ear headphones ($350) are a wireless version of the company’s flagship premium QC25 cans ($300), seen by some as offering the best active noise-cancelling in the business. The QC35’s retain the same established design […]

How to Reset an iPhone 7

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A hard reset basically force-reboots your iPhone, which is useful if the device is freezing, throwing up errors, or has stopped responding completely. DFU mode, on the other hand, restores an iPhone if a reset or standard Recovery Mode doesn’t solve the problem you’re experiencing. The iPhone 7 has a different hard reset and DFU mode activation process to earlier iPhones because the physical-click home button has been replaced with a Force Touch-based Taptic Engine, […]

How to Use 3D Touch Actions in iOS 10

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With iOS 10, Apple focused on expanding 3D Touch functionality to make it more relevant to users, in the hope that they eventually come to see it as second nature. If you have an iPhone 6s or later, there are a wide range of 3D Touch gestures that you can test out in iOS 10, particularly from the home screen. I compiled a list of native app icons that now support 3D Touch, as well […]