Articles by J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.

How to Block Access to Porn and Mature Content on iOS

Posted on 13/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

In today’s world, parents are certainly in the right to be worried about handing their child any sort of smartphone or tablet, even an iOS device. There’s a lot of scary and inappropriate stuff out there! Fortunately, Apple provides a number of ways to keep bad content away while still allowing your child to use an iOS device.

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Apple Seeds iOS 7.1 Beta 2 to Developers

Posted on 13/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

After what has seemed like an eternity since the first iOS 7.1 beta (nearly 4 weeks – an unusually long span in the iOS beta release timeframe), Apple has finally released the second beta of iOS 7.1 to developers. The first beta included a number of bug fixes, a new Yahoo logo, fixes for some connection issues.

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Twitter for Mac Updated With Photo Features, a New Design, and More

Posted on 13/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

It’s been awhile since the Mac version of the Twitter app has gotten any update love, but now Twitter has finally updated its Mac app to Version 3.0. The update gives the app a visual makeover, some new photo-related features, timeline changes, and more.

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How to Disable Background App Refresh in iOS 7

Posted on 13/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Among the new features introduced by Apple in iOS 7 is the ability for apps to continue refreshing their content in the background when you aren’t actively using them. While this is generally useful, some users feel the desire to disable the feature. Here’s how it’s done!

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Apple Releases iPhoto 9.5.1, Fixes Print Preview Issues

Posted on 12/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has released another minor update for iPhoto on the Mac today, bringing the version up to 9.5.1. Most notably, the updated includes a fix that caused print previews to appear garbled or otherwise render incorrectly on the screen.

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Google Maps for iOS Updated With Ability to View Flight, Dining, and Hotel Reservations From Gmail

Posted on 12/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Google released a minor, albeit welcome, update to their popular Maps app for iOS today, adding a single intriguing feature: The ability to view flight, hotel, and restaurant reservations that have been sent to your Gmail account! Google Maps has already proven to be great competition for Apple’s own iOS Maps app – and this is just icing on the cake.

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How to View a List of Every Single App Installed on Your iOS Device

Posted on 11/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

If you’re like a lot of iPhone or iPad power users, or have had an iOS device for a long time, changes are you have a whole mess of apps installed on your device. Even if you organize your apps into folders, it can be hard to keep track of what exactly you have installed – and which folder you abandoned carefully filed an app into.

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T-Mobile to Offer $0 Down Deal on 16GB iPhones and iPads

Posted on 11/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

T-Mobile USA announced on Tuesday that it will be offering the 16GB models of the Apple iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad mini with Retina Display for $0 down for “well-qualified” new and existing customers.

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