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Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

How-To: Setup Photos and iCloud Photo Library with external storage + Time Machine backups

Over the weekend a good friend of mine shared a screenshot of a really scary error message from Photos for Mac. Every photo and video taken over the last two weeks failed to open, saying instead that ‘An error occurred while downloading a larger version of this video for editing.’ The solution? …

Make the most of Apple Music with these 10 tips and tricks

Apple Music isn’t for everyone — in fact, it might only be for people over the age of 35. Nonetheless, it’s quickly become a prominent player within …

Apple Music

This List of iOS Actions Get You Started with Automation

Automation on iOS is a complex process, but over on One Tap Less, they’re collecting together some of the most useful actions for 1Writer, Drafts, …

The Logic Pros: Routing 101 – creating multi-track FX Sends and Submix groups

In this week’s episode of The Logic Pros, after looking at some high quality hardware over the past few weeks or so, we are going back to basics with busses, aux tracks, sends and more. While Apple has made it about as easy as we can imagine for new users jumping into Logic for the first time, from …

Plex 4.0 for iOS review: A “free” personal media player worth paying for

Plex 4 offers a cleaner user interface with content currently being watched or recently added brought front and center in the new Discover tab.To …

How to move your Spotify playlists to Apple Music

Now that Apple Music has officially launched, many Spotify users are trying to figure out the best way to export their playlists from one service to …

Your hard drive is crowded with freeloading files, let this app help kick them out

<i>This post brought to you by Disk Analyzer Pro.</i><p>Having a computer with a lot of storage space is just like having a house with a gigantic attic. After a couple years, the thought of actually sorting through your collection of long-forgotten items packed into the nooks and crannies becomes more and …

How to halve your data usage on Chrome for Mac, iPhone and iPad

Google’s Chrome browser includes a handy feature designed to decrease bandwidth usage by up to fifty percent for mobile users on very slow networks. …

Google

Pointers: work smarter with Smart Folders, Albums, Playlists - (May 13)

In the classes I often teach on OS X and iOS devices and how to utilize them, a great deal of confusion comes up about the concept of Smart Folders …

How do I keep my iPhone calls from ringing on my Mac?

Ask iLounge offers readers the opportunity to get answers to their iPod-, iPhone-, iPad-, iTunes-, or Apple TV-related questions from a member of the …

How-To: Clean and speed up your Mac with free, trustworthy downloads

“My Mac used to be fast, but now it’s running so slow.” I’ve heard many versions of this complaint, and they’re always factually true, not just opinions: Macs do become sluggish over time, even if all of their chips and hard drives are working like new.<p>I’ve devoted several columns to hardware …

11 Essential iOS Widgets For A More Functional Notification Center

A few weeks ago we rounded up some eye-catching widgets for your Android device so it's only fair that we spend some time looking at a selection for …

Learn how to automate your Mac

If you've ever taken stock of the factory-installed apps included on your Mac, you've probably seen Automator but you may have never used it. What …

Apps

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

Smart TV

Hands-On With the Collapsible Magnetic 'TextBlade' Keyboard for iOS Devices

Back in January, WayTools, a company known for its high-quality NextEngine 3D laser scanner, surprised the world with a collapsible, magnetic keyboard unlike anything we had seen before. Called the TextBlade, the keyboard garnered a significant amount of attention from the media and from …

How-To: Upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro, boosting size & speed

Over the past two weeks, I’ve written about the (surprisingly easy) process of adding solid state drives (SSDs) to radically speed up older iMacs, and the varied challenge levels of adding SSDs to older Mac Pros, Mac minis, and non-Retina MacBooks. Today’s guide looks at the <b>easiest SSD</b> …

MacBook Air

Resolve to take better care of your Mac in 2015 - here's how!

New year, new resolutions. If "take better care of my Mac" was on your list of things to do, here are some practical tips to make that happen. I've …

Operating Systems

These were the best smartphone games released in 2014

Image: Monument Valley/Google Play<p>Image: Monument Valley/Google Play<p>IT’S BEEN A busy year for gaming with a vast collection of great titles making …

Table Tennis

Download Showbox for Mac, iPad & iPhone - Install Offical App

<b>Showbox for Mac:</b> Showbox is an application that lets you view all your favorite shows and thousand others for free, absolutely free. The best part …

Apps

Ring Menu Adds a Shortcut To Your Most Used Stuff Anywhere

Mac: The Mac OS X Dock is great, but if you're looking for something a little different, Ring Menu pulls up all your favorite apps, documents, and …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

Stick this battery-powered Bluetooth light switch anywhere you want

There are myriad devices like the Philips Hue that can be controlled with a smartphone, but how about just... a switch? A company called Avi-on was thinking the same thing, so it created a movable Bluetooth dimmer switch that simply sticks to your wall without any holes or wiring. It can be used to …

Continuity Keypad helps you make calls from your Mac

Continuity Keypad allows you to call and redial from the app. You enter a number, using either the software buttons or your keyboard's number row or …

App Store

Yeti Studio is an all-in-one audio recording solution

The bundle includes Studio One by PreSounus for recording, as well as Nectar Elements by iZotope for processing. Studio One gives you tools and …

Music Production

Where are my iPhone photos? How to use the new photo management features in iOS 8

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>While there are many new features that have been added to both the camera and the photos app on iOS 8 (flagging favorite …

Forgetting about links you favourited on Twitter? This could help you out

DEPENDING ON THE type of Twitter user you are, favourites have two different functions. The first is to treat it as a type of like button, similar to …

Web Applications

Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: Customize how you communicate!

If you're running iOS 8 or later on your iPhone or iPad, you can install custom third-party keyboards from the App Store. Whether you want to swipe …

Apps

This Service Changes App Icons on Your Phone

You can customize the outside of your phone, so why not the software that runs on it too?<p>That’s the premise of Cocoppa, a service that lets you tweak the icons, look and feel of an Android or iOS device to your heart’s desire. The company has racked up an impressive 25 million downloads to date. …