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Charging Your Phone Overnight: Battery Myths Debunked

Is it bad—or even dangerous—to leave a smartphone plugged in as you sleep? The answer is complicated, as are many things regarding batteries.<p>PCMag …

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32 Of The Best WhatsApp Tips And Tricks For 2018

WhatsApp, the popular messaging apps acquired by Facebook for $19 billion in 2014, has been adding new features on a regular basis. As of January 2018, WhatsApp was hitting 1.5 billion monthly users who are sending 60 billion messages per day.<p>While WhatsApp seems like a basic and simple instant …

How to import custom wallpapers for your PlayStation 4

With the latest release of the PlayStation 4 firmware, Sony has relaxed their long-standing restriction on using your own wallpapers for the …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

How to cut the cord without losing live network TV or your DVR

Now that you’ve finally cut the cord, you’re probably saving more money each month than you know what to do with. Here are a few suggestions: take …

Tech Trends

FAQ: What to Know About Apple Slowing Down iPhones to Prevent Unexpected Shutdowns

By now, you've probably seen headlines about Apple slowing down your iPhone, but it's not nearly as simple or corrupt as it sounds. In this Q&A, we've taken the time to explain exactly what's going on.<p>Why is Apple slowing down some older iPhone models?<p>iPhones, like many other consumer electronics, …

IPhone 7

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Best Magnetic Car Mounts for Samsung Galaxy Phones in 2018

It's pretty much illegal anywhere you go to hold onto your phone while you drive, so your best bet is to get a great car mount. But certain mounts …

Operating Systems

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working …

Apps

How to Clean Your Camera's Sensor

One of the critical things for your camera is to keep the sensor clean. Dust floats around almost everywhere; Once it gets inside your camera it can …

New Mexico

How to protect your Mac from malware

Over the past few weeks a new Mac malware called OSX/Dok has been all over the news. The Trojan horse accessed user’s Macs through email phishing. Once opened, it prevented users from doing anything on their Mac until they installed a bogus software update.<p>Malware attacks have been skyrocketing as …

Apple

Guide: The Best PS4 External Hard Drive Upgrades

While it's still very convenient to pick up PS4 games on a Blu-ray disc, if you are anything like us you'll have been tempted by the multitude of …

How to play music on your Apple Watch without your iPhone

The next time you want to go for a run -- or just a walk -- you can leave your iPhone behind and bust a move with your Apple Watch. All that's required is a pair of Bluetooth headphones and a little upfront work.<p>Step 1: Sync a playlist<p>Unlike your iPhone, your Apple Watch can't stream music from the …

Four tips for improving battery life on the Apple Watch

The battery on the Apple Watch will last you about a day under normal circumstances. With heavy usage, however, it can take quite a hit. Sure disabling the heart-rate sensor, reducing notifications and turning off wrist detection would improve it, but let's not forget that this is a smartwatch and …

How to solve 3 big macOS Sierra problems

By now, most of you are probably upgraded to macOS Sierra, which is proving be a massive home run for Apple. However, while the new Mac OS packs some great new features, it’s also got a handful of problems — ranging from strange error messages to Wi-Fi issues.<p>Check out our video below for three …

Mac Apps

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

7 tips that will change the way you brew coffee at home

I (really) love coffee, so I'm always testing new ways to make the best home-brewed cup of coffee.<p>There are a few techniques that can immediately improve the quality of your coffee, no matter how fancy (or basic) your coffee machine is.<p>Here are five tips for making your drip coffee taste a whole …

21 Apple Watch Tips and Tricks

Can Apple Watch get you in shape? Here’s what the science says.

If you’ve considering buying a shiny new Apple Watch Series 2, you might be wondering if it can really help you to get in shape. Especially if you’ve seen the recent headlines claiming that fitness trackers don’t work.<p>So what does science really have to say about wearables? I decided to investigate …

Apple Watch

7 ways to lock your MacBook

Putting your MacBook into its sleep state is a convenient and useful option when you need to step away for a moment. Provided you have an account password set up, sleep lets you lock your MacBook without shutting it down so you can quickly resume your labors upon your return.<p>There are a number of …

Samsung outlines exchange program for recalled Galaxy Note 7

Samsung will be allowing buyers of the company's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in the US the ability to exchange their device following Friday's recall over a battery flaw.<p>Customers will be able to either exchange their existing device for a new Note 7 as early as next week, or exchange it for a Galaxy …

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 over battery flaw

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Company issues unprecedented statement offering returns after phones explode

Samsung has released an unprecedented statement after its newest phone kept blowing up. The Galaxy Note 7 – which has been on sale for around two …

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Apple asks Unicode Consortium to add 5 new emoji, including an astronaut & pilot

<b>Update</b>: Unicode has actually responded to Apple’s request and detailed all of the changes that will come with Emoji 4.0, including 16 new professional emoji.<p>Following the emoji redesign with iOS 10, Apple has recently asked the Unicode Consortium to add 5 new emoji to the existing catalog of …

Your router isn't as fast as you think it is. Here's why

Let's cut to the chase: Wired network connections will always be faster, more secure and more reliable than wireless.<p>If you want top speeds in your home, you'll want to save room in your remodeling budget for running gigabit Ethernet network cables (CAT5e -- or better yet, CAT6) to every room in …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is finally available on the AT&T Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+

If you need another reason why Google should release its internal OEM and carrier rankings, look at AT&T’s rollout of Android Marshmallow for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+. The update is only now hitting customer devices after it’s been available on Verizon and Sprint for three months.<p>The …

Vysor allows you to mirror multiple Android devices

Screen share all of your devices at the same time.<p>Google developer, Koush, announced an update to his popular device mirroring app Vysor on Thursday that will enable users to share multiple Android screens to a PC, Linux or Mac simultaneously and then grant remote access to the device farm. The new …

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The best way to quickly add 2TB (or more!) of external storage to your Xbox One console

When Microsoft first released the Xbox One back in 2013, it opted to include 500GB of internal storage. If you were an early adopter or loaded up on the avalanche of new releases in the last six months, chances are you’re running out of space.<p>Microsoft has attempted to right this wrong by releasing …

How to share Amazon Prime with friends and family

Your Amazon Prime account is set up with a feature called Amazon Household that allows you to share a large handful your benefits with friends and …

How to manage your saved passwords in Chrome for Android

One of the many great things about using Chrome as your primary browser across devices is that all your saved passwords get synced. That takes away the hassle of having to enter long and complex passwords while using Chrome on your Android device, which can be a real pain sometimes. Not only that, …