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12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

iOS

Tip of the Day: How to Use the Compass and Level App

The compass app may be one of those Apple apps that you've forgotten you even have on your iPhone. Apple even has it hidden away in the Extras folder. But it could come in handy if you get lost or need to check if a picture you're hanging is level.<p>The compass part of the app requires minimal set …

iOS

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

iOS

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

How to set-up and configure Notifications on your iPad

Notification Center has an all new look in iOS 8. Configuring how and which notifications you receive from your arsenal of downloaded apps doesn’t have to be rocket science. If you are new to iOS, are having difficulties setting up notifications on your iPad, or you have no idea what Notification …

Family Sharing: The ultimate guide

Family Sharing lets you share your iTunes, App Store, and iBooks purchases with everyone in your group. You can create child accounts so that kids …

What to do before selling or donating your phone

Selling or giving away your smartphone this season? Prep your device properly with this handy game plan.<p>Before you retire your trusty old smartphone in favor of something shiny and new, think twice about tossing it away blindly. In addition to all the precious digital entertainment and media your …

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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Virtual Reality

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Sound And Architectural Vision

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sam Stubblefield is a designer at NBBJ interested in how technology, architecture and art influences culture. His clients include Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon and Google.</i><p>In the race to build the newest, coolest and greenest tech offices, architects and their clients are sparing no …

How Historical Paintings Would Look If Their Subjects Had Mobile Devices

I’ve long joked that all modern films should feature at least one character constantly dicking around with a smartphone in every single scene. It’s not really a joke, though: this is the new reality. High technology and low attention spans are such pervasive aspects of 21st-century living that any …

Art History