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How to Hard Restart an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

Hold your Sleep/Wake button (located on the right side of the iPhone near the top) and your Volume Down button to hard restart your iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.<p>Continue holding your Sleep/Wake button and down volume button until the Apple logo appears to power your iPhone back up.

Mobile Technology

Huawei Mate 9 review: big screen, long battery life and dual cameras

Huawei’s Mate 9 is a phablet that tries to squeeze a monster screen into a not-quite-so monster body and mostly succeeds.<p>Given the demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owing to exploding batteries the top-end of the phablet market is open for the first time in years.<p>Huawei’s Mate series - its big …

Phones

Huawei Mate 9 review: Miss your Note 7? This is the big-screened phone to buy - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Huawei Mate 9 has more power than you'll need, a camera that's great for arty shots and a battery that won't quit on you by dinner.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its screen is only full HD and its design is utterly forgettable.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> It doesn't have the flame-prone Note 7's beautiful lines and …

Phones
Mobile Technology

Honor 8 hands-on and impressions

Earlier this week, Honor, the US-focused subdivision of Chinese tech giant Huawei, announced a brand new smartphone aimed at young, hip, budget …

6 Friendly Phrases You Can Use to Delight Customers

Provide more consistent customer service by adding these phrases to your playbook.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Repeatable phrases are helpful for bringing consistency to customer conversations.<p>They enhance your personal replies, and make providing great customer service easier, because …

Customers

Brilliant iPhone Case Makes It Way Easier to Catch Pokémon

If you’re struggling to build your Pokémon posse because your Pokeballs are curving all over the place, Jon Cleaver has created a simple but …

How Mobile Internet Actually Works

In some ways, the internet actually <i>is</i> a series of tubes. Some cell phone and internet companies might like you to think that your mobile internet …

Internet of Things

iPhone full? Photo Space app shrinks 7 GB of photos down to 1 GB

A new app could just be the answer to the most dreaded error message for iPhone photographers: There is not enough available storage to take a photo. …

App Store

13 best new features coming to the iPhone and iPad in iOS 10

Holy moly, Apple fans… that was a wild ride. The huge WWDC 2016 keynote was packed full of announcements spanning nearly every single one of Apple’s …

Five reasons you'll want Lightning headphones for your iPhone 7

Lightning can be scary. Just look at the hordes of people that howled in terror at the idea of Apple replacing the traditional headphone jack on the next iPhone and using wireless and Lightning-based solutions instead. I'm not sure exactly how I'll feel about having a phone with no 3.5mm jack, but …

Audiophile

The Magic of Motivating Employees

I was facilitating a leadership program in Ohio. A manager in the back row raised his hand and said "I have a question I can't figure out. How do I motivate my people? They don't do what I tell them to do. " I get this question all the time, it is the number one question I get as I travel around …

Team Building

iSafe Drive Lite (64GB) | DT Shop

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 0.35"H x 1.3"W x 2.6"L<br>• Weight: 0.02 lb<br>• Material: aluminum & ABS plastic<br>• Finish: brushed aluminum<br>• Battery: 180 …

Mobile Technology

HTC 10 Full Review: A Premium Smartphone With Class-Leading Audio

The latest HTC smartphone features the manufacturer's signature all-metal body, a duo of top-notch cameras, stereo speakers, and the best warranty in the biz.<p>4.5<p>1<p>The all-metal, simply named HTC 10 is the latest high-end offering from the company that made the first Android smartphone. It features …

Could You Outrun A Fart? Here's What The Science Says

You can run but you can't hide.<p>When a fart detonates, you face a difficult race to avoid its impact, according to a new video (above) that was released by the YouTube series AsapScience on Wednesday.<p>Escaping the sound is out of the question. At around 340 meters per second, the sound can travel …

Usain Bolt
IPad Pro

9.7-inch iPad Pro review: smaller, but better

The new $599 9.7-inch iPad Pro feels a lot more comfortable to use than the original 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which came out last fall. It’s also lighter and less expensive.<p>The first one was impressive, but it didn’t run full OS X at the price and size that it arguably should have. The new version, by …

HTC 10 review: Welcome back to the premier league - Pocket-lint

If there's any smartphone manufacturer that deserves a second chance it's HTC. We can credit HTC for much of what we love about smartphones today. It …

HTC 10 flagship leaks again before expected announcement on April 12th

HTC is expected to unveil its latest flagship smartphone on Tuesday, but a new leak is giving us our best look yet at the device. It's rumored to be called the HTC 10 (it's replacing last year's HTC M9, but the "M" is gone), and Dutch site <i>GSM Helpdesk</i> claims to have accurate information and photos …

Phones

LG G5 review

The action of swapping the Friends modules can, at its best, feel delightful. LG deliberately made the process reminiscent of swapping out a gun magazine, and when you manage to do everything right, it feels pretty seamless. But it’s the battery that causes the most friction, as most of the time …

Gear & Gadgets

We tested the iPhone's secret way to get more storage: It works, here's how

Apple keep selling 16GB iPhones and people keep buying them, despite the lack of space, because they're cheap and money is tight even though we live …

Selling
Gear & Gadgets

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

Apps

Samsung’s next wearable could be a smart contact lens called Gear Blink

Samsung has virtual reality covered with the Gear VR, but the Korean giant might have also plans to enter the world of augmented reality. However, …

Augmented Reality

Seven Ways Leaders Earn Their Teammates' Respect

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve just accepted a supervisory job which I’ll begin next week.<p>I know the people I will be supervising. They don’t work on my team. I’m moving to a new team as I begin my new job. I like all of the people in the team but they have a lot more experience with their areas of expertise than I …

Leadership

Samsung foldable smartphone could launch next year, according to rumours

Samsung's long-rumoured foldable smartphone could be coming out in 2017, according to reports.<p>Korean technology site ETNews, who cite industry …

Broken iPhone links frustrate thousands as Apple scrambles to fix problem

Users blame Apple and iOS 9.3 after Booking.com app broke fundamental link system within the iPhone and iPad, leaving them angrily tapping dead URLs<p>A bug that causes links and web addresses not to work and iPhones to crash continues to affect thousands of Apple smartphone and tablet users.<p>The …

Apps

How-To: Set up and use Night Shift mode on iPhone and iPad [Video]

iOS 9.3’s headlining new feature is called Night Shift mode. By adjusting the color temperature of your iPhone or iPad’s display, Night Shift mode makes using your iOS device at night and in dark settings easier on your eyes.<p>Research has shown that by reducing the blue light emitted from a backlit …

How to Engineer a Great Customer Experience

Everybody's talking about customer experience these days, but how many companies actually follow through to ensure that their customers are getting the best experience possible? And how are they doing that?<p>Everybody's heard the mantra, "You've got to think like the customer," but unless you embed …

Customer Experience

Apple releases iOS 9.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch featuring Night Shift, Touch ID Notes and more — here are all the new features

Following a lengthy beta period, Apple has now released iOS 9.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iOS 9.3 is a significant feature update for Apple’s mobile operating system, with brand new additions like Night Shift, Touch ID Notes and more. iOS 9.3 runs on every iOS 9-capable device, including the …