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Download this brilliant Mac app as soon as you get macOS 10.14 Mojave

MacOS 10.14, or Mojave, comes with a feature we’ve asked from Apple for years, and that’s a dark mode that looks gorgeous. Even if you aren’t a night …

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Hacks To Help You Master YouTube Premium

Since its launch, back in 2015, YouTube Red has been successful in thrilling the user and has allowed them to watch ad-free videos. Last Month, …

Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on …

15 best post-apocalyptic shows and movies on Netflix

Searching for another post-apocalyptic show or movie to love? We’ve got 15, and they’re all currently available to stream on Netflix!<p>There’s …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

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The Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 14th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things, including the best shows not on TV. And while there are some glaring omissions in their selection of good movies, there’s still plenty to peruse. Narrowing them down to just 35 of the best Netflix films wasn’t easy. Nonetheless, here’s …

DuckDuckGo: How to Set Safari in iOS 11 to Use it and Why You Should Want To

- May 18, 2018<p>If you worry about being tracked on the web, you shouldn’t be using Google or Bing for your searches. Both search engines track your …

How To: All of the Ways You Can Use 3D Touch on Your iPhone

One feature in iOS you're likely underutilizing is 3D Touch, a highly useful, unique tool for iPhones ever since it first appeared on the iPhone 6S. …

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Best Dog Car Accessories For Dog Lovers

Planning a family road trip? There are now so many different pet-friendly locations that nowadays you can take your dog almost anywhere, IT’S …

Dock your iPhone, iPad or Nintendo Switch on this $9 adjustable stand via Amazon

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>EasyWorld (97% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers the Hi-Tech Adjustable Desk Stand for <b>$8.99 Prime shipped</b> when promo …

The Best Time to Buy an International Plane Ticket, Based on 1 Million Airfares

Last weekend we shared the results of CheapAir.com’s 2018 Airfare study. In the study it looked at 917 million different airfares and made some …

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Master your big-screened Apple iPad with these handy tips and tricks

Behind the iPad’s slim exterior, Apple has hidden away a trove of tools and capabilities you can use to make your iPad experience faster or more …

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

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How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

How to use Apple Pencil with Pages for iPad

In Pages 4.0 for iPad, you can use Apple Pencil for more than just tapping stuff. Now you can use two great new iOS-only features in Apple’s word processing software. Smart Annotations lets you mark up text just like a teacher would — scoring red lines through words, running a highlighter over a …

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Omnicharge: The ultimate power bank for your most expensive mobile gadgets

It’s pricey, sure -- but so is the device you’re charging. Do you really want to risk a $1,000 phone or tablet on a $50 battery pack?<p><i>Video: The five</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Bill Murray movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best

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How to add your signature to digital forms and documents in macOS

In the event a digital document needs to be signed, like a form or a letter, macOS includes a way to add your signature without needing to print out …

11 Useful Travel Apps That Work Just Fine Offline

Having access to cell data while traveling overseas is often complicated, slow, limited, and/or expensive. Even in the US, fast, reliable coverage …

HomePod Diary: I want another one for sure, maybe two more

I wrote last time that one of the tests of truly useful technology is how quickly it stops feeling like a luxury and starts feeling like something you wouldn’t want to live without.<p>For me, streaming music started out as a luxury – something I used to supplement my own collection of music – and has …

Smart Homes

These Are the Absolute Best Lightweight Carry-On Bags

New materials and styles lighten the load for travelers.<p>Anticipating a vacation is part of the fun, but if you’re like most travelers, you don’t look …

Shopping

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

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These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

DOCo iOS App Lets You Easily Interact With Notes, Thoughts And Ideas

Designers, makers or developers that use their iPad as a creative tool may be interested in a new application designed by George Butler called DOCo. …

Start Writing Digital Notes in 2018

You’ve got an iPad in your bag, a Surface Pro on your desk, and you’re still writing your notes on loose-leaf paper? Don’t be an animal. It’s 2018, …

Hey, Siri: 142 useful voice commands for Siri

Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you.<b>Control</b> …

Watch: How to backup iPhone data to iCloud

Your iPhone's photos, contacts, messages and other data are precious commodities that shouldn't be siloed on a single device. Learn how to use iCloud …

Node is the iPhone’s Lightning port holy grail

The cross I wish the iPad pro came with in the first place is set to be delivered by the folks at ILOVEHANDLES. They’ve created NODE, a …

How To Record A Phone Call On An iPhone [Cellular & FaceTime]

Being a blogger and a podcaster, I have a requirement of recording phone calls all the time, for these phone calls can be used as content in the …