I get allot people asking me. Why would you want to install Windows 10 on a Mac? Moreover, my reply is always. You have nice Apple hardware; why not put the best OS software on that hardware? People, if you disagree leave a comment in the comments section below.
Get Windows 10 for FREE
Ok let us get started. You will need a Mac a USB stick and a copy of Windows 10. To get a FREE copy of Windows 10 you can get it from the 123myit.com website under downloads. However, you will need a Windows computer to download that copy onto your USB drive. In the Downloads section scroll down to where it says Windows 10 Media Creator tool and run that. Select create installation media for another Pc. For language, I select English US, Edition Windows 10 Pro and Architecture 64 bit.
Next we want to select ISO file. This is the Windows 10 file that we will copy to the USB and then from that USB we will copy it to your Macs Desktop.
SanDisk USB C and USB 3
Ok so I have already copied the Windows 10 ISO file to my Macs Desktop from the USB stick. The USB stick I am using is a SanDisk Dual drive USB. It has both USB C and the older USB 3 so I don’t get stuck when using USBs on my new MACs. They are helpful I will leave a link here. Once the Windows 10 ISO file is copied to your Macs desktop. Go ahead an open Boot Camp assistant. Just click on finder and search Boot Camp.
Ok if Boot camp does not select your Windows 10 ISO file Automatically go ahead and select it manually. Mine has detected so all is ok.
Partition your Macintosh HD
The next step is to Partition your drive so that you can fit Windows 10 onto you Mac. If you are unsure about this just move your slider to halfway. Click install and then your Mac will download the Windows support software. This may take a while so let the Mac do its thing. Next, it will partition the disk and just follow the prompts it will restart.
If everything has gone ok you should see the Windows 10 setup screen. Just go ahead and select the options for Language and Click do not activate Windows now.
Ok select your country and follow the prompts to setup Windows 10.
So setup for personal use, click that and I always just use offline account. However, feel free to setup Windows whatever way you want. Click limited experience and then type in your user name. I just create 123myIT as a user. Add in a password and click next. I always click no and decline. Up to you, what you want to select for Privacy settings I just click no.
Installed Windows 10!
Awesome you have just installed Windows 10 on a Mac. The last step here is to make sure the Boot Camp drivers are installed. It is an important step so do not skip this. Otherwise, things like your sound buttons on your Mac will not work properly.
You should see a Boot Camp Window on your screen just click next and follow the prompts. If you didn’t get this screen go back into your Boot Camp folder on your hard disk and run the boot camp setup.exe file again. If you want to check your drivers are installing properly go into device manager and you should see all the devices install properly.
Sweet that is finished now check your devices and you can do a restart and test if your Sound and Volume buttons work ok.
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Let me ask you this, when was the last time you cleaned and disinfect your iPhone? If your answer is never or rarely then now is probably a good time to start.
Apple has just recently updated their website on what you can do to clean or disinfect your device. So I wanted to show you guys how to do that.
Disinfect your iPhone
To disinfect your device Apple says you can use a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe or Clorox Disinfectant Wipes. They also recommend warm soapy water and apply these with a soft lint free micro fibre cloth.
I would recommend warm soapy water over the a disinfectant alcohol for three reasons. The first reason is you don’t know what chemicals are in the wipes so do you research especially if you have Asthma. Seriously, it only takes a Google search to find out. Second, those chemicals could burn certain parts of your phone and the last reason wipes are just not good for the environment.
If you don’t have soap then warm clean water is the next best option and if you don’t have a microfiber cloth any lint free soft cloth will do.
Don’t press hard on your phone when cleaning
Now to clean your phone if you have a case just remove it. Here I have an iPhone case from Element I will put a product link in the description below. I will show you how to disinfect and clean your case as well.
When cleaning your device what you don’t want to do is wipe to hard or excessively. Use a soft lint free cloth. Don’t use paper towels. Make sure your device is unplugged from any cables and don’t use sprays or anything that can get into the ports.
Alright so just take your disinfectant wipe an gently wipe the device over. You just need to apply enough so its moist not wet. And you should be able to see that moisture that I have applied on the screen and cameras. Make sure you lightly do the sides of the device as well. If I turn the screen off you should be able to see the disinfectant on the screen.
Ok once you’re finished just sit your device down for 4 to 5 mins. This will give the disinfectant some time to dry and kill any Viruses or Bacteria on your phone.
Soapy warm water – Disinfect your iPhone
If you have soapy warm water and a cloth the process is the same again just apply some soapy warm water to your cloth and start wiping your device over. Again you should see that the phone is moist not wet and you should make sure you do the back and sides as well.
If you have lint or dust in the power, speaker, camera or ear piece ports you can very gently try to clean these with the SIM eject tool or a paper clip. Just be very careful not to touch or put any force on the inside of the ports. Very gently dislodge the lint or dust and then you can use a moist cotton tip to help remove the dust from the port.
The process is the same for your case. However, be careful when use alcohol wipes on your case, as some cases might not like the Alcohol wipes. I suggest just spot testing the alcohol wipes first in a part of the case you won’t see. If it works fine just wipe your case over the same way you did with your phone. With soapy warm water you should be fine to use it on your case. No issues there. Don’t forget you can use the SIM eject tool and cotton tips to get into the harder places. Once disinfected put your case down for 4 mins to dry.
Cover your phone with plastic sleve
The last idea I had might seem extreme. However, if you are working in an extreme environment like a health care worker, it might be helpful. If you are going into an area where you know there might be the potential for infection you could also try putting your phone in an airtight zip lock back. So disinfect your phone first. Once its dry pop it inside a zip lock back and seal it up. You can still use the device from inside the bag. Then when you leave the hospital or infected zone you can remove it from the bag. If you are in this situation, it might be a good idea to disinfect the device again after you remove the bag.
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Hi Guys and welcome to 123myIT, in this video we will show you how to Setup XBOX wireless controller on Apple TV, iPad or iPhone.
One of the new features with iOS 13 is that you can pair XBOX controllers with Apple TV, iPad and iPhone. This means you can use the XBOX controller to play games on Apple Arcade as well as iOS supported games.
All right let’s get started its pretty simple on your Apple
TV go to Settings > Remotes and Devices.
Scroll down to Bluetooth. And under BlueTooth you will see
Next up grab your XBOX controller and put it in pairing
mode. To do this Press the XBOX button to turn it on. Then press the connect
button for 3 seconds or until the XBOX button starts to flash. The XBOX
controller should show up under other devices select it with your AppleTV
remote. Once you see the Controller Connected popup you should be good to go.
Connect the XBOX to your
Let’s connect the XBOX controller to your iPad or iPhone. Go
into Settings > BlueTooth. And just toggle on the BlueTooth switch. Again
put your controller in Pairing mode. And tap your controller to connect it.
Awesome lets go test out some games. On Apple TV just go
into Apple Arcade and sign in with your Apple ID. Its free for the first month.
The game I have played most is one called OceanHorn2. The games on Apple Arcade
are pretty basic at the moment so don’t expect to the blown away. But they are
ok for a bit of fun. OceanHorn2 is a Adventure Role Play game.
Lets check out some games on the iPad or iPhone. Not all iOS
games will work with the XBOX controller. But when you load a game that does it
should tell you at the bottom of the screen.
The game I am playing now is called real racing 3. In real racing 3 you can change your views in the car and also look behind you. This iPhone 11 pro does a good job with the sound and games can be quite fun on a bigger iPad screen. If racing is not your thing there is loads of other games like fortnight and actually having a controller will give you some advantage over other mobile players as the controller is much easier to use. Sonic Racing game on Apple TV is also a bit of fun.
Hi guys and welcome to 123, this video I will show you ten iPhone settings that you should turn off straight away. Ok guys these settings I am about to show you will do two things save battery life and save you mobile data. So let us get started.
The first one you should turn off is iPhone analytics. IPhone Analytics sends data to Apple and could be a privacy issue as well. They use these analytics to see how you use your phone so they can improve their services. It also drains your battery life. So to turn it off go into Settings > Privacy > Analytics. Just toggle the button at the top. If you have an Apple watch, it will also turn off the analytics for your Apple watch. Again, this will give you more battery life on your Apple watch as well.
In addition, while you are in there turn off iCloud analytics, which is the same thing as iPhone Analytics accept for iCloud.
Turn off Improve Siri & Dictation. This setting allows Apple to store and review the Audio from your Siri interactions. For me no thanks I want to keep that private.
Next up turn off Significant Locations.
Significant location tracks everywhere you go this also means it uses your GPS
everywhere you go. This allows Apple to deliver targeted advertising to your
phone. To turn this off go to Settings
> Privacy> Location services > you can toggle it off at the top.
Otherwise if you want to see where you have been go to System Services >
Significant Locations. You can turn it off in here plus see where you have been
and clear history.
Turn off everything in System services that are unnecessary. Turn off everything apart from Emergency calls and SOS, find my iPhone and share my location if you use that feature. If suddenly, something does not work come back in here and double check. Otherwise, turn them off. It will save you battery life and data.
While you are in there turn off everything in Product improvement. This allows Apple to use your location to improve maps. Just turn it off.
Limit Ad Tracking
Next, up you want turn on Limit Ad Tracking.
This is one where the naming might be confusing. If you do not have this on
then you are being tracked when you go to websites so that advertisers can
advertise to you. Turn this on under
Privacy and Advertising. If you want to see information that is being used by Apple,
tap the View Ad Information menu. Hit the Reset Advertising Identifier button
and then toggle Limit Ad Tracking on.
Set your email accounts to fetch instead of
Push. What this does is it only goes and gets your email when you open your
email to look. Rather than wasting battery, life constantly checking for new
email. You can also select how often you want to fetch your mail. Every 15 minutes
might be suitable. Just remember the longer you leave this the better your
battery life will be.
Turn off background app refresh. You can find this under iPhone Settings, General. This allows apps to download data in the background even where you are not using them. Turn these off for anything you are not using.
Raise to wake. Turn off save battery life. What this does is when your iPhone screen is blank it turns on when you raise it.
Hi Guys and welcome to 123myit. This video will show you how to transfer data from your old Phone to your new Phone.
Start the Transfer – Old iPhone to New iPhone
If you have a new Phone you can transfer data by turning it on and placing it beside your old Phone. You should see the Quick Start screen appear on your old Phone. On your old Phone make sure you are logged in with your Apple ID and check that your iOS is 11 or later. Next you should see an animation appear on your new Phone scan it with the rear camera on your old iPhone. If you get prompted for a passcode enter your old iPhone passcode on your new Phone. I didn’t have a passcode on my old Phone so its gone into the activate step.
Also If you didn’t get the Quick Start screen try restarting your old Phone and make sure you have the WIFI turned on.
Follow the steps to setup Face ID or Touch ID on your new Phone. I am going to set mine up later. Awesome you have made it this far! Hit continue to Start the transfer between your iPhones. This will take a while so now is a good time to plug your iPhones into power.
Logon to your Apple ID account
Next up enter you Apple ID password.
Agree to the terms and conditions. And then follow the next few setup prompts.
Awesome your iPhones are starting to transfer data. Depending on how much data you have this could take some time.
Your Phone will restart and you should see the Restore completed message. Hit continue. Again follow the prompts to setup your new Phone.
Ok you should be all done now. check your new Phone and make sure all your data is there. I am going to check that my pictures have copied across.
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Hi Guys and welcome to 123, in this video we will show you a first look at the Apple watch series 5. The big news for the series 5 watch is the Always-On retina display. Which allows you to always see the time and watch face. So when the watch is sitting idea or upside down the display will dim which saves energy, but it won’t go completely off which means you can still see everything you need.
The display can refresh as high as 60 hertz and as low as 1 hertz. This is what makes the watch so efficient. Apple says that the battery life will last for 18 hours.
Cost and Sizes?
The Apple watch comes two different sizes. 40mm and 44mm. and there are heaps of different colours, cases and bands to choose from. Pricing starts at $399 for the 40mm and $429 for the 44mm in the Aluminium case. Case types are Aluminium Stainless steel, titanium and ceramic. And the wrist band types are Sport Band, Sport Loop, Leather and Stainless steel.
On the outside of the box you will just have the Model Case and band information. And when you open the box you will be greeted with an embossed image of the watch face that you have purchased which is also colour matched to the model you have purchased. The model that we have here is the Series 5 Gold Aluminium Case in the 40mm size with the Pink Sand Sport Band.
So lifting the lid the first thing you will see are all the accessories. The USB wall adapter for charging the watch. And to plug into the adapter you also get the wireless inductive charging puck. Now for this Aluminium model we get a plastic puck, however with the stainless steel model you might get a stainless steel puck. The paper work you get is very basic it shows you a setup guide and how to install the wrist band for the first time.
The last component is the Apple watch itself and its protected by a microfibre pouch. Its coloured matched to the Apple watch and it has the size imprinted on the back. A nice feature about the wrist bands is that they should fit any model. So if you have an older band that you really like you should be able to attach it to the series 5. And if you look on the inside you should see details like the model and serial numbers. Now you can install and remove the wrist bands by pushing a button on the underside of the watch. And you will need to move the band side to side to make sure it has latched on properly. Next up we take a look at the watch band and we have the Pink Sand Sport Band.
This is the 40 mm sport band which is the same design as the original Apple watch. Another great thing to mention is that you actually get two band sizes with your Apple watch. As you can see here we have the small medium and a medium large. So that should suit most people.
Attaching the band is as easy as sliding it into the apple watch and you should feel it click into place. In terms of setting up the watch you will need an iPhone to do this and its a fairly simple process. All you have to do is boot up the Apple watch and hold it near your iPhone.
You need an iPhone to pair your Apple watch too.
Once your Apple watch is paired just go through the setup prompts. Underneath the watch in the centre we have a compact optical heart rate sensor which is surrounded by electrodes, this is used to measure your heart rhythm in addition to your pulse. If we go in and start the heart rate app you will see this sensor turn green. You will also find the specs for the apple watch etched into the ceramic bottom and these include details such as LTE, GPS and 50 meters water resistant. On the right hand side you will notice the digital crown has a little round red circle which indicates that this is a cellular model. You also have a microphone pin hole, followed by the side button.
On the left we have a speaker grill which allows better audio for two-way communication and Siri feedback.
Also another nice feature for the Apple Watch Series 5 is the watch is water resistant up to 50 meters. You can control your iPhone as well so let say you want to take a photo with your iPhone, simply setup your iPhone and open the camera app. Press the button to take a phone. You also have a three second timer, which gives you three seconds before the photo is taken. Series 5 is the first Apple watch to come with a built in compass. This allows you to see where you are facing in the updated maps app, just like on the iphone and you can add the compass to your watch face to see which direction you are heading.
You also have safety features such as fall detection, emergency sos and medical id. Every series 5 watch with cellular has international emergency calling. So you can call emergency services in 150 country’s by pressing and holding down the side button. And you don’t need your iPhone to do this.
Noise detection App
Another cool app on the Apple Watch series 5 is the noise detection app which measures the ambient noise levels of whatever environment you’re in and warns you if the sound around you is loud enough to cause hearing loss. Here you can see the sound has gone to high and the watch starts to give a yellow warning. So if you want to change your watch face there are heaps to choose from simply open up face gallery app on your iphone and find the face you like and add it.
And these watch faces are configurable. So if you want to customise your complications. Just press and force touch the screen. Tap customise. Just scroll down and you can see here its changing the colours of the compass dial. Swipe across and you will be able to configure different complications. Next up I change it from Analog to digital. Swipe across again and i can change the smaller complications. Lets see Audiobooks, Battery, Breathe I think i will stick with battery. Tap the next complication to edit it. Starts on earth find friends, heart rate. I will stick with heart rate.
And then Just tap twice to return to watch face.
Now to find your notifications just swipe down and can scroll through them. On the side you have the side button. If you press this once it will display a list of recent apps. Again use your digital crown to scroll through them. If you double tap the side button it will activate Apple pay. If you tap and hold you will be able to shut down your Apple watch.
to get to your control centre you can swipe up from the bottom. In your control center you can toggle off or on your WIFI. You also have a cellular button. If you cant find your iPhone you can ping it from your watch. Check your battery and power reserve. You also have do not disturb options. Of corse there is aeroplane mode which turns off all your wireless on your watch.
My thoughts – is the battery life enough?
Is the Apple watch worth it? I don’t know. This is the first experience with the Apple watch and I have to say its a great device that does allot! However I sat it down and left it for a day without any use and when I came back to turn it on the battery was dead. For me personally I feel like the Apple watch should last for at least three days before a charged. Already I am plugging my phone in to charge daily. Do I really want another device which I have to take off and charge after 18 hours?
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Hi Guys and welcome to 123. In this video, we will show you a first look at the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Silver. While the iPhone 11 has the Pro name. Right off the bat, I am not sure that these models have enough PRO type features.
Apple have focused on four main features for this iPhone. The Display gets a small upgrade. Battery life a big upgrade. Some small design changes and the new Cameras.
iPhone 11 Pro Silver – new features
The design does grow on you. When the pictures came out of those three cameras, they looked awful. However, getting one in your hand and seeing it in person will change your mind. Another great design change is the matt finish on the back. Its such an improvement over the glossy finish. Even if that finish makes the iPhone a little more slippery. I think its worth it.
iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max sizes and price
The iPhone 11 Pro comes in two different sizes. You have the Pro and the Pro Max. The Pro has a 5.8 inch display while the Max has a 6.5 inch display. Starting price for the Pro is $999 USD while the Max will set you back $1099 USD. They come in four different colours. Space Grey, Silver, Midnight Green and Gold. And you have three different capacity’s to choose from 65GB, 256GB and 512GB.
Inside the box – Accessories
So after lifting the lid the first thing see is the iPhone
11 Pro in Silver with the stunning frosted glass back panel. Normally you would
see some paper work first, but this time you get to see the iPhone right away
along with that new triple camera design.
Other accessories under the iPhone is the Welcome to iPhone
quick guide. Which guides news users on all the buttons on the phone. We also have the sim eject tool. And some
Next up we get a set of lighting connected ear pods. In
addition, the BIG news is you get the 18 watt power adapter. This means you can
charge the battery up to 50% in only 30 mins. That’s a massive improvement over
the smaller 5 watts adapters. I have the Australian adapter, however if your
are in the US you can expect to have the US adapter. Lastly, we have a USB C to lighting cable to
support the fast charging.
The iPhone 11 Pro Silver
On the back of the phone you have the three dimensional
machined glass back panel which Apple says this is the strongest glass on any
iPhone. I am not going to test that but, this design does make the camera look
more integrated. Inside the camera bump you will find three cameras with
matching metal rings around the lenses. It is a nice look and it’s hard to tell
if they are uneven or if it just an optical illusion. Don’t forget we still
have wireless charging 7.5 watts.
The iPhone Pro is the only iPhone that has a stainless steel frame as you can see from the nice polished finish around the edges. One of the biggest new features is the battery life. Apple have added an extra 5 hours over the 10S which is a massive improvement for the iPhone. However the trade off for that is the phones are thicker and heavier.
On the left side we have the volume up and down and mute
switches. On the right side we have the sleep wake power button and sim tray.
However these button have been moved down slightly to make them easier to
There has been some improvement with fast charging, however
you still might need to move the phone around on the wireless charging pad to
get it to charge. On the bottom we have a speaker on one side and microphone on
the other as well as the lighting USB connector in the center.
iPhone 11 Pro Specs
Along the top once again we the earpiece which double as the second part of the stereo speakers. And these speakers sound much louder than the iPhone 10s.These phones do come with new OLED displays and they are 15% more energy efficient. But they are also brighter with 800 nits of Max brightness and can go up to 1200 nits in HDR content.The water resistance has also been improved, its still IP
68, but the depth has been doubled to four meters.
So lets take a look at the all new cameras on the back. The 3 cameras all have 12 megapixels, and the camera in the top left has a F1.8 aperture with a 6 element lens an optical image stabilization. Plus we now get 100% focused pixels which helps improve auto focus in low light conditions.The Telephoto camera has a larger F 2.0 aperture and it let 40% more light into the camera.
The UltraWide camera has an F2.4 aperture and 120 degree field of view. The cameras all work together so there is no flipping between. Ill give you a demo, I start in the Ultra wide then move to Telephoto then the Wide camera. You can use the wheel to toggle up to the 2 x optical zoom, however after that it’s a software zoom. How good is it though you can see all the way down the street!!!
And the photos come up really nice too here some examples.
Lets not forget about the new 12 megapixel front facing camera with a wide angle lens. Now its able to record 4k video at 60 frames per second plus because it’s a wider lens you don’t need to hold the phone further away to get a selfie. It also now comes with a slow motion feature so if you want to do a slowfie as Apple calls it you can.
This year’s CPU is the A13 Bionic CPU, which is a 2nd
gen 7 nanometer chip and it main focus is energy efficiency. So you should see
a about 20% increase in performance and about 30 to 40% improvement in energy efficiency.
Of course, this improves the battery life which make gaming even better on the
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Hi Guys and welcome to 123, in this video we will show you how to Transfer data from Android to iPhone in 2019.
Android to iPhone 2019 – What can you transfer?
This video will help you transfer Contacts, Message history, Camera photos and videos, Web Bookmarks, Mail Accounts, Calendars and Free apps. The first step is to reset your iPhone, if you don’t want to reset your iPhone then you will have to Transfer the data manually. I plan to do some videos on this method so hit subscribe.
Ok you can go into Settings > General and scroll down to reset. Once you are there tap on Erase content and settings. Next tap Erase iPhone. Once your iPhone has reset itself just follow the prompts and start setting it up.
Connect to your WIFI
Next up connect to your WIFI. Make sure that your Android device is connected to the same WIFI. Continue setting up your iPhone until you get to the apps and DATA screen.
Tap move data from Android. Before you hit continue, Go to your Android phone and download the Move to iOS app from the Google Play store.
Tap continue on your iPhone and Continue on your Android device. Agree and hit next. On your Android device type in the code that you see on your iPhone. Your devices should now connect and move to a Transfer data screen. If you get the error message Could not communicate with the device. I have already done a video on how to fix this and I will put a link in the top of the video now.
Select the data you want to Transfer
Alright good job you are on the Transfer data screen just deselect anything you don’t want to transfer and press next. Cool all your data is transferred now, tap continue setting up iPhone. Go ahead and setup your iPhone.
Awesome the last step here is to install your free apps. To do this you will need your Apple id. Just tap use exsiting Apple ID and your iPhone will download all the free apps for you.
If you swipe across you should see all your apps start to appear. Also guys don’t forget to check out my other videos like Fix could not communicate with the device error and do me a favour hit subscribe and smash the bell icon.