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How to control your app permissions

It's 10 PM. Do you know what your apps are doing?<p>Your smartphone wouldn't be all that useful without all the apps you've downloaded. Even when you're not actively poking around within a program, it can run in the background—updating your location, checking your email, or playing music—to make life …

Apps

Apple now offers 14-day App Store refunds in the UK: Here's how it works - Pocket-lint

Apple device owners have always been slightly jealous of Android device owners, but only because, after they've purchased an app or game from Google …

How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy

My first date night out with my husband after our daughter was born was nerve wracking. Would she be fed? Would she sleep? I constantly checked my …

Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time

You know how they say, "Show me pictures or video, or it didn't happen"?<p>Well, the days when you could trust what you see on video in real time are …

Mobile
Imaging
Finance

Baby names: Top 100 most popular boys and girls' names

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released the annual list of the most popular baby names in England and Wales.<p>Girls:<p>1 Amelia 5,327 …

How to stop Apple Music charging you when your free trial ends - Pocket-lint

If, like us, you signed up to Apple Music almost as soon as it became available you will have to start to pay for the service from 1 October, which …

Smart TV

How to Use iCloud Photo Library in Photos to Sync Pictures Between Devices

iCloud Photo Library was introduced with iOS 8, but with the launch of the Photos for OS X app, it's now available on the Mac. In a nutshell, iCloud Photo Library is Apple's newest photo service that lets you sync all of your images across all your devices and to iCloud.<p>iCloud Photo Library …

iPod

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free was a great one, and it was highlighted by the controversial app Neato that …

Apps

8 Spotify Tricks That Will Change the Way You Listen to Music

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College Basketball

The best iOS app sales/freebies for the holidays: GTA, Day One, Infinity Blade, Rayman, Tweetbot, Batman, many more

<i>From 9to5Toys.com</i>:<p>We have seen a massive selection of iOS apps and games go on sale over the past week or so. Now that Apple has locked price changes on the App Store until December 29th, we thought we would put together a master list of only the best apps on sale for the holidays.<p>You can grab …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture

14 Hidden Tricks and Tools in iOS 8

Some of the best new features on iOS 8 are the ones you probably haven't used yet. That's because Apple has hidden a collection of new tricks and …

How to use Plex with Chromecast, iOS, Android, Apple TV, NAS

We explain how to use Plex on Chromecast, Apple TV, NAS devices, computers, Android and iOS<p>One of the big problems about streaming videos over your …

Smart TV

Here's Everything Apple Killed At Its Big Event

Apple's iPhone 6 event on Tuesday was as big and as epic as expected. But amidst the blockbuster announcements of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch, the company also quietly killed off a few products and longstanding traditions. It put the heat on some of its biggest …

Smartwatches

SwiftKey details its upcoming keyboard for iOS 8

SwiftKey has long been known as one of the most popular third-party keyboards for Android, but the company kept no secrets earlier this year in announcing that the app would be making its way to Apple’s platform with the release of iOS 8. Today, the company has shared some more details about its …

$55 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (7 apps total)

It’s Labor Day, and what better way to celebrate than by downloading a bunch of great paid iPhone and iPad apps for free? We’re starting off …

Photoshop on your iPad just got better in new Photoshop Mix update

We’re huge fans of Adobe Photoshop Mix for the iPad, but as much as we like it, it had some rough edges.<p>Our own Charlie Sorrel called it more like a proof of concept than a proper app, that needed some work before it became truly indispensible.<p>A new update to Photoshop Mix has just helped polish …

Best news reader apps for iPad: How to stay on top of your RSS feeds!

The best apps for keeping track of all your favorite news feeds, streams, sites, and sources!<p>Looking for the best iPad apps to help you keep up with …

Top iPad apps gone free

We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only the top iPad apps free for the day as they happen so you know they …

Keep it Reel: Make your iPad into a professional recording studio

Since the introduction of the iPad in 2010, I have dreamed of the day when I could walk into a studio and record, produce, and mix a live band using …

Music Production

The Demise of Aperture and iPhoto: What Does it Mean?

The shoe has finally dropped. Apple confirmed today that it’s ditching Aperture, its photo management tool, and iPhoto, its consumer photo editing app, in favor of Photos, a brand new desktop and iOS duo slated for debut in 2015.<p>It all makes sense. While Aperture has undergone some fairly high …

What's the Difference Between My Photo Stream and Camera Roll?

<b>UPDATE, Sept. 18, 2014:</b> Where is Camera Roll in iOS 8? Find out <b>how to find your photos in iOS 8</b>.<p>You're snapping away photos with your iPhone, and see …