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How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android devices

One of the most annoying aspects of changing phones is ensuring all your contacts are transferred over to your new device. In the “olden days,” this …

Technology

Five tips to get much more out of Apple Notes on iOS and macOS

Tips<p>By<p>Apple's note-taking app went from a toy to an indispensable tool when it was revamped in 2015. Yet three years on, there is still more to …

Evernote

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,269 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($825 at Amazon Marketplace) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($345 at Amazon …

How-To's

60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

How To Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Don't let limited storage stop you from taking another Instagram-worthy photo or downloading another album to listen to on the go. It's easy to free …

The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)<p>It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, …

People are reading your email. Here’s how to make them stop

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>“No one at Google reads your Gmail,” wrote Suzanne Frey, …

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How to Stop Third-Party Companies From Reading Your Gmail

Earlier this week a story published in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> pointed out that some apps and services are using not only computers to read your …

How to Move Multiple App Icons at Once on iPhone Home Screen

If you like to download and try out new apps, you know how quickly the Home Screen on your iPhone can become a disorganized mess. We've already gone over how to move apps on the iPhone, as well as how to create app folders; but iOS 11 introduced a cool new trick that makes it easier than ever to …

Apps

Finally, All of Microsoft's Mobile Failures Have Been Redeemed With This Windows 95 Phone

By today’s standards it was ugly, it was slow, and it was primitive, but Windows 95 was the first operating system I mastered inside and out, and …

How to Quickly Identify and Delete iPhone Apps You Don't Use Anymore

When it comes to giving new apps a try, I’m a pretty easy sell. I’ll download almost any app from the App Store someone has convinced me has a use …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

How to Create a New Apple ID on iPhone

You can't effectively use an iPhone without an Apple ID. It used to be, in the pre-family sharing days, that family members sometimes shared an Apple ID; this created all kinds of complications. If you want to buy apps in the App Store, sign up for Apple Music or an iTunes account, or use iCloud, …

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - May 2018

Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing and …

Apps

The FBI says you should reboot your router. Should you?

Last Friday, the FBI issued a report recommending that everyone reboot their routers. The reason? "Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide."<p>That's a pretty alarming PSA, but also a somewhat vague one. How do you …

Wi-Fi

How to Write Notes Directly from Lock Screen on iPhone

Here's a time-saving feature to boost your productivity; you can open the Notes app directly from the Lock Screen of your iPhone. Lock Screen Notes are helpful for quickly marking down all the notes, checklists, links, and sketches that you want to have close at hand, without having to unlock your …

9 Travel Apps That Will Save Money

With so many apps on the market today it can be difficult to find the best. Luckily, we sifted and sorted to find the top money-saving (and even …

Apps

Things 3 for iPad Gets Major Update With Support for External Keyboards, Shortcuts and More

Cultured Code today released a major 3.6 update to its popular Things 3 app, introducing a slew of new features for the iPad.<p>The company says the goal with this update is to make Things 3 for the iPad truly desktop-class with full support for external keyboards and keyboard shortcuts to make the …

App Store

How to Boost Your Router Security

When it comes to safeguarding your personal data, there may be no more important piece of tech than your humble router.<p>Because these devices transmit …

Apple now lets you download a copy of all the data it has on you

Apple is now giving users the opportunity to download a copy of all the data the company has collected from them. This includes App Store and iTunes activity, Apple ID account and device information, online and retail store activity, AppleCare support history, and more.<p>The tool is part of Apple’s …

Apple

Notability for iOS adds handwriting search & conversion, side-by-side view, more

Popular note-taking and annotation app Notability has been updated this week with a handful of new features. The update brings the app to version 8.0 and includes handwriting recognition and conversion, a new Multi-Note feature, and much more.<p>Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip<p>For iPad users, Notability …

Note-Taking

7 iPhone calendar tips everyone should know

When setting up your iPhone ($916 at Amazon Marketplace), there are a number of settings to change and tweak right away, but one that often goes overlooked is the stock iOS Calendar app. It's simple but deceptively powerful if you set it up right. Who knows -- with a few minutes of work upfront, …

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How to Create File Templates on Your Mac With Finder's Stationery Pad Feature

Stationery Pad is a handy way to nix a step in your workflow if you regularly use document templates on your Mac. The long-standing Finder feature essentially tells a file's parent application to open a copy of it by default, ensuring that the original file remains unedited.<p>Stationery Pad doesn't …

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iPhone: How to delete all photos

Photos and videos can add up really quickly on iPhone, filling up what may have seemed like a high storage capacity just weeks or months earlier. Follow along for how to delete all photos on iPhone.<p>Whoosh! Screen Cleaner<p>Whether you’re wanting a fresh start all together, or maybe transferring your …

Apple Watch

Russians Hack Home Internet Connections – Here's How to Protect Yourself

In late April, the top federal cybersecurity agency, US-CERT, announced that Russian hackers had attacked internet-connected devices throughout the …

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Self-improvement

How to master Split View on the Mac

Split view on the iPad is amazing. Two apps, side-by-side, open up all kinds of neat shortcuts. You can drag text, links, and pictures from Safari into notes apps, emails, Pages documents and so on. The Mac is less in need of such a mode, because screens are bigger, and you can already place two …

Apps

These free apps will help you type faster

Type faster from home row all the way up that tricky "Q."<p>With so much of our time spent tapping away at a keyboard, a boost in typing speed can make you more productive in almost any line of work—whether it's powering through our inboxes, writing up reports, or staying in touch with team members on …

Apps

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

Technology

How to finally organize your contact list

Tips and tricks for the Apple, Google, and Microsoft contact apps.<p>Every time you send an email or text, or even look up a friend's address on Google Maps, you rely on a digital list of your contacts. But just because you use it all the time doesn't mean you treat it very well. Many of us let old …

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