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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Google

How To Quickly Get a Stock Price in the Safari Address Bar

Sure, you can visit a search website or a stock quoting service to get a quick stock price, but did you know you can do it quick as a wink from …

Operating Systems

How to take screenshots on Mac

Taking a screenshot on iOS is relatively straightforward, but on macOS things are a bit more complex, though you also get more control. Here’s how to take a screenshot on macOS…<p>Follow along as we walk you through the several different methods of taking a screenshot on the Mac.<p>First we have to lay …

Apple Watch

5-Minute Clinic: How to Make Swing Adjustments for Different Shots

The thing I hear the most from golfers who come to me for a lesson is that they want a more reliable swing. I get it, but to play your best golf, it's more important to understand what swing adjustments you need to make for the many scenarios you'll face during any given round. Knowing how to adapt …

Golf

One Driver Swing Thought for Longer and Straighter Drives

A lot of golfers have been told to keep the trail elbow close to the body on the backswing. I can't think of a worse driver swing thought. With the trail arm cramped going back, the golfer has a very narrow swing and a restricted body turn—and will struggle to create power and consistent …

Golf

How to extract text from JPEG screenshots on iPhone

Did you ever snap a photo of a magazine page, or capture a screenshot of text, and wish you could just copy and paste it like any normal text? Maybe it’s a photo of a recipe from a paper book, and you’d like to be able to search for it in future? The good news is that you can easily extract the …

Apps

How to Know if Your Facebook Data Was Accessed by Cambridge Analytica

• Home<br>• How To<br>• How to Know if Your Facebook Data Was Accessed by Cambridge Analytica<p>Chris Hauk - Apr 12, 2018<p>As the numbers from the Cambridge Analytica …

Cambridge Analytica

How to Add Phonetic Spelling to iPhone Contacts

Sometimes Siri has a hard time pronouncing names from your iPhone. You can teach Siri to pronounce your friends' and family members' names, and even your own name properly, but you can also do something to help your faithful AI assistant get names right before she ever attempts to say them. As an …

Linguistics

How to remove your Facebook data from macOS

Whether you’re planning on keeping your Facebook account, are debating deleting it, or already have, you may have Facebook data stored on your Mac. Here’s how to remove it from macOS.<p>macOS allows users to log in to social media accounts at the system level, offering the option to easily post …

Social Media

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Apple Watch

How to Disable All Vibration on iPhone Completely

The iPhone defaults to having two kinds of alerts, an auditory alert and a vibration alert, so if your iPhone is ringing or getting a message then …

OS X

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple process.<p>This is part of a series demonstrating ways to get more out of an iPad, but this guide …

Apps

iCloud Backup Failed? Why iPhone Won't Back Up & How to Fix It

Backing up your iPhone or iPad regularly is an important part of keeping your data and settings secure. By regularly backing up your device, you're assured that if your iPhone is damaged, you won't lose your device settings, app data, messages, or photos and videos. There's even a way to set your …

Operating Systems

How to check battery health and disable iPhone battery performance throttling in iOS 11.3

As promised, Apple has included a new section in Battery Settings to include information about Battery Health. Battery Health (Beta) is available in iOS 11.3 and later and displayed on all iPhone models since the iPhone 6. You can see the estimated battery capacity and the screen explains whether …

Mobile Technology

How to take iPhone photos with just your voice

Siri can be a helpful camera assistant.<p>Life's photo-worthy moments can be fleeting. Whether the light is just right or your kid is actually cooperating, unlocking your phone to take a photo might mean you miss the moment. But, if you instead use Siri to take photos, more of those moments might make …

Mobile Photography

Why I turned off Word's AutoSave feature in Office 365

Commentary: A recent Microsoft Office 365 change can have disastrous consequences. Here's what I changed -- and why.<p>Here's a common practice: You open an existing document in Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint, make some changes to it, then save it using a different filename. That leaves the …

Software

8 crisis myths you should ignore

A lot has been written about crisis communications.<p>Type the phrase into Google, and it returns more than 16 million results. Search “crisis media …

Public Relations

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

How good your digital music sounds often comes down to which file format it's encoded in. Be that as it may, every Mac audio setup is only as strong as it's weakest link, and if your Bluetooth connection isn't up to scratch, even the best BT headphones will fail to deliver a decent wireless …

Audiophile

How to stop Facebook tracking your location

Your iPhone probably knows more about you than your husband or wife. It knows what websites you visit, and who’s in your VIP contact list. It knows your credit card numbers, and it knows what apps you like to read with your morning coffee. And it also knows where you are, at all times, and even …

Apps

How to See, And Block, All The Apps Tracking You on Facebook

A good time to clean up your data.<p>Facebook is currently facing a scandal over the use of its data by British political research company Cambridge …

Apps

4 tips for better social media editing

Editing can be a headache, but it’s the best way to prevent a content nightmare.<p>Poor editing can sink your business. Sloppy writing signals to …

Public Relations

10 guidelines for launching a global PR strategy

Expanding your business to foreign countries can be daunting for any entrepreneur.<p>There are so many hoops to jump through: new distributors, legal …

Public Relations

How to Reset Your Mac's Bluetooth Module to Fix Connection Issues

Bluetooth is what your Mac uses to connect to wireless devices like keyboards, mice, trackpads, speakers, and other peripherals. Generally, it's a reliable technology. At some point however, the chances are you'll run into difficulty establishing a Bluetooth connection with one or more of your …

Why separating editorial and marketing is essential for PR

There’s a common request I’ve been receiving, and it has me simultaneously annoyed, disappointed and scared for the future.<p>The question comes (via …

Pro Tip: One-tap scroll back to the bottom of the camera roll

Ever tap the top of the screen in your Photos library and find yourself looking at pictures from way back in 2005? Did you swipe something the wrong way and end up stranded, viewing photos from years ago?<p>You probably sighed to yourself, then set to scrolling back to the bottom of the list to get to …

These apps will help you make the most out of your Apple TV

The Apple TV may not have topped our list of the best streaming boxes you can buy, but it’s still a great product, especially if you’re all-in on the …

Smart TV

Want to Hit Driver Better? Think Shoulder Angle and Full Turn

The driver is different than other clubs because to hit driver well, the low point of your swing should be further back than with other full-swing clubs. “The low point of the swing needs to be behind the ball, so the club is traveling in an upward direction and launches the ball without a lot of …

Golf

How to Set a Custom Lock Screen Message on Your Mac in Case It's Lost

You can set a custom message to appear on the lock screen of your Mac, which is super useful if you ever misplace or lose your Mac. It lets people see who the Mac belongs to as soon as it's opened up, and there's no question about ownership.<p>You will need an administrator account to create a lock …

Escape Any Bunker: How To Get Over A High Lip

This might go against your instinct when you're in a bunker with a high lip, but the last thing you want to do is try to help the ball over the lip. When you try to force it up and over, it almost always comes out lower and slams into the face. Instead, do what I do.<p>First, try this drill. The …