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The 5 best hidden features from the latest iPhone update

Apple's latest iPhone software update — iOS 11 — is finally here, and with it, a ton of new features and tricks. Here's how to enable the best ones: the one-handed keyboard, a hidden level in the camera, screen recording, storage optimization, and easily sharing WiFi passwords.

How to reduce iPhone data usage

To begin, get an idea of how your phone is using data. In iOS 10, you can see these figures under Settings > Cellular. You'll see a list of apps and …

How to sync and play music from Apple Watch without iPhone

Any Apple Watch can play music without iPhone which is especially useful for outdoor workouts, but you have to decide what music and how you’ll listen ahead of time. It’s fairly simple if you follow the right steps, however, there are a few tricks to make syncing music to Apple Watch easier.<p>For …

Google brings gorgeous photo screensaver to Mac with multi-monitor support

Google has made its Featured Photos screensaver – previously limited to Pixel, Chromecast and Google Fiber devices – available on the Mac. The screensaver pulls in the highest-rated shots Google+ users have chosen to make public, so you get a constantly-updating flow of often breathtakingly …

Instantly Free Up Storage On An iPhone by Downloading (Then Deleting) a Huge App

Earlier this year, a little trick was discovered on iOS where if you attempted to download a large movie, iOS would clear up junk storage for you to …

How-To: 7 steps to prepare for the upgrade to a brand new Mac

With around two-thirds of our readers expecting to buy a brand new MacBook Pro, and others looking to upgrade to a refreshed MacBook Air or iMac, we thought it would be useful to provide a quick guide to preparing for the upgrade.<p>We recommend a seven-step approach …<p><b>Step 1: Tidy up your existing …

Top 10 iOS 10 Features for iPad

As I was watching the WWDC 2016 keynote and it was hour and a half in, I realized none of my iOS 10 wishes for my iPad were going to come true. And …

Hands-on: New features in watchOS 3 [Video]

Like iOS 10, tvOS 10 and macOS Sierra, watchOS 3 is a major update that pushes Apple’s wearable platform forward. You’ll find that, even in this early beta, the experience is much better than previous versions of watchOS.<p>Apple has worked hard to improve the performance of Apple Watch apps, and it …

The Apple Watch is a smash hit — in this one field

Sure, the Apple Watch doesn't appear to be the next big computing platform like the iPhone was, but there's one space where the wearable has already made a huge impact and appears poised to do much more: In the world of medicine.<p>Here's what's happened in the past year:<p>People keep emailing Apple to …

9.7" iPad Pro's 'Excellent' Display is 'Major Upgrade' Over iPad Air 2

DisplayMate has performed in-depth testing of the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro and determined that its IPS LCD display is a "truly impressive top performing display" and a "major upgrade" over the iPad Air 2.<p>While both tablets have similar tech specs, including matching 4:3 aspect ratios, 2,048×1536 pixel …

How to free up space on your iPhone and give yourself room to grow

You used to get around 12GB of space on a 16GB iPhone, which simply isn’t enough for most people, so we were pleased when Apple bumped up the storage …

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iPhone capacity full? This cool trick will free up space without deleting files and apps

Then go to the movies section of the iTunes store and pick a big file to rent – one that's <i>bigger</i> than the amount of space you have left on your …

How to change your iMessage phone number

Got an Apple, Mac or iOS tech question? We have the answer.<p>When it comes to iMessages and the iPhone Messages app, it should be a simple matter to …

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NewerTech's 'HDMI Headless Video Accelerator' Keeps GPU Active for Better Performance With No Display

NewerTech today announced the launch of its HDMI Headless Video Accelerator, an adapter that's designed to plug into the Mac mini's HDMI display port to fool it into thinking there's a display attached. With the adapter plugged in, the Mac mini's GPU is activated and video drivers are loaded, …

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Apple TV (4th Gen) unboxing + exclusive in-depth hands-on guide [Video]

Today we’re taking the first really deep look at Apple’s fourth-generation Apple TV, which will hit stores next month. In our exclusive video, we explore the upgraded hardware, the Siri Remote, and dig down into tvOS, the new UI that brings the entire experience to life.<p>Are there surprises? Oh yes. …

Buying the iPhone 6s? Here’s where to sell your old iPhone for the most cash

With just a few days left until Apple’s iPhone 6s event kicks off, many smartphone resellers have special offers meant to tempt existing iPhone …

Music streaming face-off: Rdio, Spotify and Apple Music

Music is a part of everyone’s life, in some way or form. Back in the day, owning music was the way to go, whether those were vinyl records, …