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Hands-on with Apple’s new Schoolwork app on iPad [Gallery]

At its education-focused event in Chicago last month, Apple showcased a new app called Schoolwork. Essentially, Schoolwork is Apple’s take on a classroom management app, allowing teachers to assign tasks to students and for students view those assignments and submit their work.<p>Schoolwork is slated …

Teaching

Manage Your Personal & Professional Life with Wunderlist Task Manager

Organizing your life so that it works for you instead of against you is a great way to lower overall stress and free up some brain power. Wunderlist is a to-do list and task manager that allows you to easily keep track of any area of life, get reminders about what you need to do, and collaborate …

Productivity

How to limit adult content and block private browsing in Safari on iPhone and iPad

Apple offers various parental control features for iPhone and iPad with the Restrictions settings. You can block access to some system apps altogether, like making it impossible to launch Safari, but there are also more fine-grained controls to restrict younger users from freely surfing the web.<p>The …

How to cut the cord with Apple TV 4K

Even if you're all-in on 4K, you can easily drop your expensive cable bill for entertainment more customized to you!Thanks to the many streaming …

Televisions

Help Me, Tom's Guide: Outlook's Broken on My iPhone!

Sometimes, especially after you install a major update to your phone, an app you rely upon stops working, wrecking your workflow. That’s a particular …

How to use AirDrop for instant file sharing

AirDrop, Apple’s built-in sharing feature, lets you beam pretty much anything between any Apple devices. You can use it to share photos, videos, URLS, documents, snippets of text — in short, anything that can be shared using the standard “sharing arrow” icon is fair game for AirDrop.<p>AirDrop really …

Microsoft’s new app helps Mac users switch to Windows

Microsoft is taking another swipe at Apple with its newest app that makes it super easy to transfer all your data from a Mac onto a PC.<p>The new macOS app is called “Mac to Surface Assistant” and is similar to to the “Move to iOS” app that Apple created years ago that makes it easy for Android users …

See an unbelievably huge Mac collection and more [iSetups]

If you’re a computer scientist, you can never have too many Macs. Just ask Richard Crossley, a Ph.D. candidate currently studying “optimization in high-performance computing to achieve maximum resource efficiency.”<p>It probably shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise that Crossley’s got a pretty vast …

Infuse 5 review: Slick jack-of-all-trades for iOS, Apple TV media playback

Before Steve Jobs first took the stage with iPad in hand, the best way to watch video on the go was from a portable media player like the Archos 605. …

TV shows

15 Best Apple TV Apps for Movies, Music, Gaming & More

Apple TV has come a long way in recent years. With the introduction of the 4th-generation Apple TV, we said goodbye to limited Apple TV channels and hello to the Apple TV App Store. But where do you begin when setting up your Apple TV? How do you know what the best Apple TV apps to get are? …

How to Sort Your Playlists in Apple Music

Apple Music makes it easy to create fantastic playlists of all the songs you desire. But if you like to create a lot of playlists, it’s easy to lose track of your older ones or have a hard time finding the new ones. Depending on how you use Playlists in Apple Music, you can sort them in a way that …

Apple Music

How to Airdrop a Song from Apple Music

You’re probably familiar with the idea of sharing a song from Apple Music via Messages or Mail. But did you know that you can Airdrop an Apple Music song to someone? This is a great method if you’re in the same room or building as the person you want to send the song to. All you need is a Wi-Fi …

Apple Music

Tim Cook is living in the future (and you can too)

Tim Cook is living the Jetsons lifestyle — minus the jetpack and flying car — thanks to Siri and the growing number of HomeKit devices on the market.<p>The Apple CEO offered a rare glimpse into his private life Tuesday during Apple’s quarterly financial report, painting a picture of techno-utopian …

Home Automation

Hands on with Airmail 1.5, managing Apple Mail, Gmail, and Exchange on iOS

Users can connect a series of Airmail functions to speed up your work, and weed out important emails from the less-so. AppleInsider shows you how, …

Best photography apps for your new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Christmas has come and gone, but for many the holiday celebrations will continue onwards for the next week. Apple’s latest flagship iPhone may just be sitting wrapped and tucked away for many of you, and we decided it was a great time to introduce some enhanced photography apps.<p>Here are some of the …

The first 13 apps you should download for your new iPhone

If you're just getting started with a brand new iPhone, here are the apps you should check out first. We already know you're going to download Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and the like, so we picked some other options and hidden gems you might not normally think about.

Apps

You’ve never seen anything like this massive collection of free iPhone wallpapers

Behold: The last iPhone wallpaper site you will ever need.<p>Wallpapers are an oddly important part of the smartphone experience. We spend a tremendous …

10 Brilliant iPhone Tricks You Didn't Know About

The iPhone is intuitive, easy and powerful. But even many Apple power users don't know these simple tricks.<p>1) Ask SIRI to open the Pod Bay Doors<p>Apple …

Health Information

Actually, this is the best use of 3D Touch on the iPhone yet

A recent accidental discovery has led me to rethink the most useful 3D Touch shortcut on the iPhone.<p>Back in April, I declared using 3D Touch on the App Store icon to quickly update all apps was the most amazing use of 3D Touch ever. And it was! Until a few days ago when I accidentally discovered …

Apps

iTransmission 5 Torrent Client For iOS Released

You can now download and install iTransmission version 5.0 on iOS. Now up to version 5, the popular iPhone torrent client boasts background …

Expand Your iPhone's Storage Capacity With This Dime-Sized Attachment

Small but packs a punch.<p>iPhones have one big caveat — their storage capacity is locked. A variety of brands have come out with external storage options, but none look as enticing as this one. idime’s innovative new solution is a magnetic, dime-sized storage expansion for the iPhone. It is attached …

Best mounts for your Apple TV

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> We've checked through all current products and these are still the best Apple TV mounts around.<p>If you're sick of your Apple TV …

The Upper-Body Upgrade | Men's Health

And the wider your shoulders, the better, according to women. Females prefer men whose shoulders are 1.6 times the size of their waists, an <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i> study found.<p>But you don’t need to be an Olympic freestyler or a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer to get the coveted V-shape. The workout …

EVO Handmade iPad Pro Leather Case with Apple Pencil Holder

Using its premium materials and minimal design, the EVO handmade iPad Pro leather case protects the large screen tablet in style, and integrated …

IPad Pro

Giphy built the world's best GIF keyboard for the iPhone

For the past week, I've been using a fantastic GIF keyboard on my iPhone by none other than Giphy, the company responsible for most of the GIFs you see on the internet. Giphy Keys is available on Tuesday in the App Store, and if you like GIFs, you're going to want to download it ASAP.<p>It's somewhat …

Apps

8 quick ways to clear up drive space in Windows 10

Bumping up against your PC's physical storage limit? Here's how to grab a couple gigs' worth of space.<p>Face it: No matter how large your hard drive is -- how many empty terabytes you had when you first bought your PC -- you always seem to fill it right to the brink.<p>If you're bumping up against your …

Operating Systems

Today Was World Backup Day, Are You Redundant And Protected?

Simply put, “save early and save often” is a mantra that has <i>saved</i> many people from all walks of life from catastrophic data, file and precious memories loss. You might find it tempting and convenient to rely on the cloud (iCloud, OneDrive, Google Drive or otherwise) to store your documents, music …

Google Drive

Microsoft integrates Xamarin into Visual Studio for free, will open source Xamarin runtime

Microsoft today announced that Xamarin is now available for free for every Visual Studio user. This includes all editions of Visual Studio, including the free Visual Studio Community Edition, Visual Studio Professional, and Visual Studio Enterprise.<p>Furthermore, Xamarin Studio for OS X is being made …

Video: Microsoft’s latest ads highlight ‘what Macs can’t do’: touchscreen, Cortana voice assistant, more

Microsoft is currently running a new series of ads featuring ‘The Bug Chicks’, with each ad directly targeting a weakness in Apple’s Mac operating system. Kristie and Jess, curiously labelled as ‘real people paid for real opinions’, walk through several ways that Windows 10 helps them teach kids …

Comment on TarDisk Pear 2.0 can double the storage of your MacBook in 5 minutes by Charles Kuttner

I’ve been using Tardisk since 8/16. Twice, I’ve had a gradually increasing incidence of kernel panics to the point of more than a dozen times per …