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42 Best Quick Bread Recipes

These easy quick bread recipes are leavened with baking soda or baking powder, so they rise quickly when compared to traditional yeast breads with …

Breakfast

Add wireless charging to your iPhone right now

Apple may bring wireless charging to the iPhone 8, but you can ditch the charging cable with your current iPhone with a little legwork. Let's review your options and answer your questions.<p>Wait, what is wireless charging?<p>It's where you place your phone on a charging mat instead of having to plug in …

Wireless Charging

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Apple releases AirPod firmware version 3.7.2

<b>Update May 24, 2017:</b> Apple has released firmware version 3.7.2 for the AirPods. It's unknown at this time exactly what comes with the update, but …

How to use MacOS Wireless Diagnostics to get the best possible Wi-Fi settings in your area

How can you ensure that you're getting the best Wi-Fi connection on your home router to avoid disconnects or slow transfer speeds? With the Wireless …

How to switch between audio sources with your AirPods

<b>Updated April 2017:</b> Added information on how to enable the macOS menubar Sound Preferences shortcut.<p>AirPods have a very particular set of skills: …

How to Save iCloud Photos and Clear Storage on Your iPhone

Our iPhone storage can so easily go from empty to full snapping multiple photos or filming videos — it all adds up pretty quickly. Unless you’re …

28 Hidden Facebook Features Only Power Users Know

Think you're a Facebook expert? There are probably a few tricks you don't know.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

How to Make Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Do Whatever You Want

Our peaceful homes are being invaded by talking Bluetooth speakers and there’s nothing you can do about it—so you might as well enlist the help of …

How to configure the fourth-generation Apple TV as a HomeKit Hub

Tips<p>A HomeKit installation needs an always-on hub to allow you to control your compatible appliances from outside the home —AppleInsider shows you …

The Power User’s Guide to Safari

Apple’s Safari web browser tends to get a bum rap because it’s a pretty boring and comes with every Mac, but over the years Apple has quietly made it …

Best Apps for Apple Watch: we did the research so you don't have to

Thanks to the Apple Watch, you don't need to have your iPhone at hand to use your favorite Apple apps. Some apps work better than others when resized …

How to export your notes from Evernote

Evernote has been going through a rough period. First it was going to change its privacy policy to allow a small number of employees to read user …

The best Apple Watch apps

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Apps

Runkeeper uses Apple Watch GPS to keep track of your route

Apple Watch Series 2 arrived with two notable updates: waterproofing and built-in GPS. Even though the popular jogging app has been letting users run without their iPhone since last fall, Runkeeper now tasks the wearable's own GPS for better tracking of your routes. An update to the company's Apple …

This hidden Apple Watch feature helps find a lost iPhone in the dark

You probably already know that you can use your Apple Watch to ping your iPhone as long as they're close to each other. (Open Control Center on your Watch and tap on the Ping icon, the button with the iPhone and sound waves coming out of it.) Your iPhone will beep a few times; you then repeat the …

Runkeeper now lets you track workouts iPhone-free with Apple Watch Series 2 GPS

Runkeeper’s latest update lets you track outdoor workouts using the embedded GPS in Apple Watch Series 2. This lets you leave your iPhone behind for capturing your route and accurately measuring your workout.<p>The app supports four workout types when using Apple Watch Series 2 without an iPhone: …

Apple Watch

Top 8 Apple Watch Apps to Help You Meet Your Health Goals

There’s no doubt that the Apple Watch can be a powerful tool for people to monitor, track and take control of their health. And Cupertino is …

The Ultimate Guide to Apple’s New Messages App

It has been weeks since Apple’s iOS 10 launched. By now, you’ve likely seen a surprise or two flash through your text messages. It might have been a …

How To Turn Photos Into iMessage Stickers For iOS 10 Messages App

Here's the easiest way to turn your photos into custom iMessage stickers of your own for iOS 10 Messages app.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

Channels 2.0: the best Apple TV app for cord-cutters gets even better with channel programming guides

After the successful debut of the iOS version of its app, Fancy Bits has released a major update to its Channels app for Apple TV. This update, version 2.0, brings Channels for Apple TV more in line with the iOS version. It means that you now get both channel grid and channel guide support within …

Smart TV

AppAdvice - Latest iOS News And Reviews

July 14<p>Today’s AppsGoneFree list includes a task manager, a puzzle game, and a reference app.<p>July 14 Tyler Tschida<p>July 13<p>Apps of the Week<p>Our latest …