• Send Photos in Messages Faster with This Hidden Shortcut

    Send Photos in Messages Faster with This Hidden Shortcut

    On the iPhone and iPad, to send a photo to a Messages chat, tap the ⊕ button and then tap Photos in the list that appears to reveal the photo picker. That’s not difficult, but it requires an extra step you can avoid with this tip. If you’re running iOS 17 or iPadOS 17, instead…

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  • Changing Passwords Periodically Doesn’t Increase Security

    Changing Passwords Periodically Doesn’t Increase Security

    Does your organization or some financial website require you to create a new password periodically? This practice was recommended long ago, but some organizations haven’t kept up with current recommendations that discourage such policies. If you’re bound by a password expiration policy, you can use this article to encourage your IT department or financial institution…

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  • Use the Command Key to Rearrange and Remove Menu Bar Icons

    Use the Command Key to Rearrange and Remove Menu Bar Icons

    Is your Mac’s menu bar overwhelmed with icons? They’re helpful little critters, but finding one can be difficult when you have too many and they’re in no particular order. The hidden trick to cleaning up your menu bar relies on the Command key. Rearrange the menu bar icons in an order that makes sense to…

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