Apple Technology

In-depth articles covering various Apple technology including iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods, iCloud, HomeKit and much more.

The Fastest Way To Charge An iPhone (And Android)

The fastest way to charge an iPhone Xs (and others)

Table of ContentsReviewed Chargers and CablesCharging Speeds ComparedHow To Get The Fastest Charging SpeedsThe Fastest Way To Charge An iPhone Xs Despite the proliferation of wireless charging technology, you’ve probably realized by now that wireless charging is slower than using a regular cable. But even when using a cord, there are significant differences in charging … Read more

How To Take A Screenshot In macOS And Create A Dropbox Link

How to take a screenshot on macOS and create a Dropbox link

Table of ContentsBasic: How to take a screenshot using keyboard shortcutsWhere do my screenshots go?How do I change the image file typeBasic: Using Dropbox’s import featureIntermediate: How to take a screenshot using the Grab toolAdvanced: How to take a screenshot via command lineMy favorite: How to take a screenshot using the Annotate appScreen capturing optionsSettings … Read more

Top Mac Productivity Tips


Table of ContentsProductivity and Getting Things Done (GTD)NotificationsMy Email WorkflowInbox ManagementFilter SpamKeyboard ShortcutsReminders and Project ManagementAutomatic File Management Through HazelAbout MacSparkyRecommended Reading/Watching I’m always working on improving my productivity, so I can get things done more quickly and efficiently. That pays off with frequently recurring tasks and technologies I use every day. In this post, … Read more

How Handoff Between AirPort Base Stations Works

Handoff between AirPort Extreme Base Stations

In this post, I’ll explain how handoff works in a network with multiple Apple AirPort Extreme base stations. With the influx of connected devices in modern households, good internet connectivity has become increasingly important. Many devices are pretty useless when they are not connected to the outside world. When that happens, productivity suffers. Just think … Read more

Shortcut to Create Reminders in Any Mac App

Table of ContentsHow to create reminders in Apple MailApple Script and AutomatorCreate a service in AutomatorHow to use the service in Apple MailSuppress privacy pop upHow to create reminders from any application via a global shortcutThe advantage of a global shortcutStep by Step InstructionsPermissions IssueIssues in macOS 10.14 Mojave (Beta)Shortcut to create reminders in Apple … Read more