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How to ditch Windows and move to Mac

Move from Windows to Mac<p>When you've decided to migrate from a Windows PC to a Mac, it's important to make sure all your settings and precious data …

Operating Systems

Use any iPhone to take Live Photos with Live Pictures Cam

Maybe you have been a little envious of those who purchased an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. After all, these new iPhones have a terrific feature for …

Mobile Photography

How to create location based reminders with Siri in iOS 9

Tips<p>With Apple's addition of proactive Siri features in iOS 9, users have an even more intuitive and flexible interface from which to quickly create …

iPhone 6s with TSMC chip shown to run cooler, offer better battery performance than Samsung A9 processor models [Videos]

We’ve heard and read a lot about Apple going with two different manufacturers for the A9 chip in its iPhone 6s. Some models ship with a processor made by TSMC while others come with a Samsung-made component. While you’d expect that Apple would ensure both are built to offer comparable performance, …

Top 25 Ways to Use 3D Touch on your New iPhone 6s

Just got a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus? Here is a compilation of 25 ways to use 3D Touch on your brand new iPhone, shared by YouTube channel</i> …

iOS 9: 74 tips and tricks

Get to know your iOS 9 tweaks<p>Downloading a new iOS release can be just as exciting as peeling the plastic screen cover off a shiny new iPhone 6S or …

Apple Pay

AdBlock Fast: Block Safari Ads in iOS 9 for Free

While Google and Apple go to war over ad revenues, we the consumers will sit back and enjoy our new option to block ads in Safari in iOS 9. Within days of the iOS 9 release, adblockers flooded the app store and ranged largely in price and performance. Now that the dust has settled, a clear …

Ad Blocking

iPhone 6s has a hidden 3D Touch feature: zoom

Early buyers of Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus discovered that settings for 3D Touch were buried within the Accessibility section of the Settings app, and very few in number: turn on/turn off, adjust sensitivity, and test the feature. But it turns out that there’s a hidden 3D Touch setting …

How to preserve a voicemail message in iOS

Whether you want to save a message for personal or business reasons, Apple's visual-voicemail tool gives you options.<p>Voicemail? Yeah, it's still a thing.<p>And sometimes a very valuable thing, like possible evidence in a court case, or even the last message received from a loved one. (Sad to think …

Voice Mail

How to fix iOS 11.3 and iPhone X battery life problems

How do you fix battery life problems after updating to iOS 11.3 or upgrading to iPhone 8 or iPhone X? Here are our top power-saving tips!Apple …

Mobile Technology

17 secret iOS 9 tricks everyone should know

Once you get your iPhone upgraded to iOS 9, you might be overwhelmed. While Apple’s new mobile OS doesn’t pack a lot of grand new visual features, the update does include tons of little tricks that make using your iPhone and iPad even more ridiculously easy to use.<p>Here are all the secret iOS 9 …

iOS 9, thoroughly reviewed | Ars Technica

Apple gives the iPad a lot of love as iOS goes back into spit-and-polish mode.<p>iOS 8 wasn't the smoothest operating system rollout in Apple's …

Ad Blocking

How to add every NFL team schedule to your Google Calendar

We know the NFL season has already started, but it's not too late to start following along. If you want to casually keep up with the NFL and at least …

NFL

Turn Off These 3 Features in Your TV

So you've finally sprung for that colossal-sized Ultra HD TV, set it up in your family room, and well, it doesn't look quite as awesome as you …

Televisions

How to Speed Up an Old iPhone

The method is a little scary, but it's worth it<p>If you have an iPhone that's slow and buggy, with a short battery life, there's a trick to fix it. The catch: It sounds terrifying. But it's worth it.<p>Most phone slowness issues come from software that's gummed up the phone like rust on a bicycle chain. …

How-To: Safely prepare + wipe your iPhone for resale or trade-in

If you’re thinking of selling or trading in your current iPhone ahead of the iPhone 6S’s release, you probably know that you’ll need to wipe your device before a buyer can use it free and clear. Prepping an iPhone for resale used to be almost as easy as hitting a “reset” button in the iPhone’s …

How to fix battery life issues in iOS 8.4.1

iOS 8.4.1 might have fine-tuned Apple Music, but some users are complaining about about battery issues after updating to Apple’s latest mobile operating system.<p>If you’re afflicted, the good news is that iOS 9 is right around the corner. The bad news? That doesn’t help you now, and iOS 9 will likely …

iCloud

Fix iTunes On Windows 10 Not Detecting / Recognizing iPhone, Here's How

Upgraded to Windows 10 and now iTunes is not detecting or recognizing your iPhone? Is short, it doesn’t see your iPhone or any other iOS device at …

How to remove the network name from the Moto G status bar

Here's a quick one for peeps who don't want or need more status bar clutter on their new Moto G. By default, the name of the network you're currently …

Mobile Technology

Force iPhone to show numerical value for signal strength

You can trade the five dots that indicate your iPhone's signal strength for a number. No jailbreak required.<p>If you are a numbers person, you may like this iPhone hack that replaces the five dots in the upper-left corner of your iPhone that indicate the strength of your cellular signal with a …

Mobile Technology

How to switch from iPhone to Android

Did you get a shiny brand new Android device under your tree? Welcome to Camp Android! You’ll love it here. But how do you get started? Good question.<p>Switching from iPhone to Android can be a convoluted process, or can be easy… depending on the steps you take. In this tutorial we will show you the …

How to update your Uconnect-equipped car and the keep hackers out

Own a new-ish Chrysler vehicle? You probably need to update its software.<p>After Wired revealed security researchers were able take control of a Jeep through its Uconnect console, Chrysler was forced to issue a voluntary recall.<p>You can check if you're vehicle is part of the recall by visiting this …

Product Recalls

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

Windows 10

How To: Set Your iPhone to Default to Speakerphone for Calls

1.) Tap the “Settings” icon on your iPhone’s Home screen and then tap “General” -> “Accessibility.”<p>2.) Look for the menu selection labeled “Call …

Technology

Znaps adds a magnetic charging port to any smartphone

Apple may not be our favorite company here at Android Authority, but we gotta give it to them for coming up with the MagSafe charger; it’s about the most convenient and safe charging technology we have seen. In fact, we wonder why they haven’t applied a similar concept to their mobile devices. …

Gear & Gadgets

How to disable Adobe Flash in your browser

Adobe Flash needs to go.<p>The fact that we're faced with yet another major security flaw in the software — this time discovered in the stolen Hacking …

Apple Music's killer feature: Siri tricks

Introduction<p>“Siri, how do I cancel my Premium membership with Spotify?” That’s something I recently found myself asking after checking out Apple …

Smart TV

Stop texting photos and videos - there is a better way to share

Apple’s iPhone is the perfect device for capturing photos and videos while on the go. Its built-in, 8MP, high definition (HD) camera module shoots …

Mobile Photography

How to make Apple Music do more with Siri voice commands

Tips<p>While Apple Music has drawn a lot of comparions with other streaming services, like Spotify and Google Music, on iOS it does have at least one …

Apple Music