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How Steve Jobs Got the Absolute Best Out of His Teams

Love him or hate him, there's one thing Steve Jobs did extremely well.<p>Steven Paul Jobs was impassioned, a captivating speaker, and had an uncanny ability to see the future. But many who knew Apple's co-founder also described him as impatient, petulant, and difficult.<p>If I described your boss as …

App Store

Here's what to do if iOS 10 temporarily bricked your iPhone

Apple just released iOS 10, which promises to be the best version of the platform to date. Unfortunately, some users are complaining that the update is bricking their phones. Even if it isn't technically a full brick, it's the furthest thing from ideal, and no one wants a useless phone. Apple has …

Apple Store

How to use watchOS 3: Tips, tricks and hidden tweaks

Your Apple Watch Series 1 or Series 2 has arrived! Introduced at Apple’s keynote last week, the third version of the Apple Watch does a heck of a lot more than tell time and <i>Cult of Mac</i> has some tips to help you make the most of its myriad new features.<p>Mastering the various features is a bit of a …

Apple has posted the 'outtakes' from its Cookie Monster iPhone 6s ad

Apple's recent iPhone 6s ad, starring the Cookie Monster barking commands at Siri as he cooks his favorite treat, has been a hit with viewers — topping Campaign's viral ad chart earlier this month.<p>In order to keep up the momentum, Apple released the "behind-the-scenes" shoot from the ad late on …

iPhone

Apple Watch Saves Man's Life By Alerting Him to Heart Attack

Not so frivolous now, huh?<p>The Apple Watch is a pricey little gadget that no one really needs, but it turns out that its heart monitor can really come in handy. Especially when you're having a heart attack and don't even know it.<p>That's the case for 62-year-old British builder Dennis Anselmo, whose …

Can you use Wi-Fi and Ethernet on a Mac at the same time?

Don Smith asks a wonderful leading question on networking in OS X:I have an ethernet connection to my FiOS modem/router and it works great. Somewhere …

Wi-Fi

Popular Watch Face Customization App Facer Now Available For Apple Watch

If you’re familiar with any of the popular smartwatches that are available with Android Wear, then chances are that you’ve come across the excellent …

Apple TV 4 adds Disney Channel, Disney XD and Watch ABC to universal search + Siri

Apple has added several new channels and cable internet services onto the new Apple TV universal search and Siri search today, following the addition of Fox and National Geographic earlier in the month. Today’s enhancements brings Watch ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Jr and Disney X.D into the mix …

Sleep++ 2.0 has a brand new algorithm for better sleep tracking on Apple Watch

Sleep++ — the best sleep tracking app for Apple Watch — has been improved with better analysis tools.<p>The algorithm that monitors your sleep habits has been totally overhauled and now gives a more fine-tuned look at how you slept the night before. It now takes light sleep, restlessness and your …

How to Reinstall OS X on a Mac

Though we’d all rather everything works as intended with our Macs, occasionally something goes really haywire and OS X becomes either royally messed …

Operating Systems

4 Must-Have Apps for Apple TV

The new Apple TV has been out since October, and it’s really starting to come into its own. When it launched, there were fair questions about <i>why</i> it …

Smart TV

Tablo Brings Live Network Television, DVR Functionality To Apple TV

Apple’s own streaming TV service may have been delayed due to stalled negotiations, but a new app launching for Apple’s newest media player will allow you to watch both live and recorded network television programs directly on your TV’s big screen. That is, the makers of a DVR for cord cutters, the …

Smart TV

How to make your own iPhone ringtone

How to save an iTunes track as a ringtone<p>One way to stand out from the crowd and personalise your iPhone is to use a custom ringtone, and we'll show …

iTunes

How to Set Your Apple TV to Automatically Turn Your Television or Media Center On

Your Apple TV can automatically turn your television on, switch to the right HDMI input, and even control the volume. Read on as we show you how to …

Smart TV

How to Get Siri on OS X El Capitan (Kind Of)

Windows 10 has Cortana, iOS has Siri, Android has Google Now, but what about Mac owners who want to bark orders at their computers? By using the new …

What to do when El Capitan sidebar's favorites disappear

Did you suddenly notice that the items you added to the Finder sidebar are suddenly missing either in the Finder or Open/Save dialogs or both? It’s …

Operating Systems

How to Customize the Login Screen Wallpaper in OS X El Capitan

You can easily change the login screen wallpaper in OS X El Capitan to any image of your choice. This will impact the appearance of the login window …

Operating Systems

New Apple TV: Tips, Tricks, Siri Remote Shortcuts and Useful Settings

The new Apple TV launched on Friday in several countries around the world, giving early adopters a chance to try out the fourth-generation device for a few days now. The consensus opinion is that the new Apple TV is a worthwhile upgrade, particularly because of new features such as the App Store, …

Provenance Lets You Play Classic Console Games on Your New Apple TV

This sure didn’t take long.<p>While most eager soon-to-be 4th generation Apple TV owners are still waiting for their devices to arrive (I was able to …

How to control your TV volume with the new Apple TV Siri Remote

Tips<p>The vastly improved Siri Remote that ships with the fourth-generation Apple TV includes dedicated volume buttons, which can be programmed to …

How to delete apps on the Apple TV

Along with rearranging apps in a similar manner to how it’s done on iOS, deleting apps on the Apple TV is a familiar exercise as well. Like iOS, …

Smart TV

How to rearrange apps on the Apple TV

Rearranging apps on the Apple TV works much like it does on iOS. First you enter into “wiggle mode” and then you move the user-installed apps to your …

Smart TV

This app lets you create custom Apple Watch faces

So, you want a little more variety than what Apple has to offer for watch faces. And, you want them to be more personal than the specially designed …

Smartwatches

Check out all these Apple Watch fitness success stories

Around the world, Apple Watch is helping people make life-changing improvements to their health and fitness.<p>I recently asked Cult of Mac readers to share their experiences getting in shape with Apple Watch, and the response has been amazing. Here are some of the inspiring stories I received — and …

AppleCare

This Apple Watch app will save people’s lives

<b>Help</b>This is such a good idea, Alert by HelpAround (for iPhone and Apple Watch) will tell three of your designated contacts when you need help – and …

Apple Watch

How to put Batman, Bart, My Little Pony or any cartoon character on your Apple Watch!

The Apple Watch comes with an optional Mickey Mouse clock face that not only points to the proper time but taps out the seconds. While we won't get …

iPhone

Beddit launches Apple Watch sleep tracking app as Smart Sleep Tracker comes to Apple Stores

Sleep tracking accessory maker Beddit is out with a new watchOS 2 app for Apple Watch today. Because Beddit offers a dedicated sensor for tracking your sleep duration and quality each night, Apple Watch is able to charge overnight as needed and still present sleep data in the morning. Thanks to …

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