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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 …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Can iPhones Get Viruses? How to Detect & Remove Malware & Viruses from Your iPhone

Can iPhones get viruses? It's easy to revel in false security and believe our iPhones can't be infected by viruses; after all, the Apple ecosystem has a great track record for safety and defense against electronic invasion of all kinds. No system is completely invulnerable, however, so it's …

How To: 4 Ways to Hide All Traces of Your Messages Using Signal Private Messenger

Messaging apps can be a double-edged sword. Not only do they let you interact with other people, but they also let you go back and reminisce on past …

Having Driven The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, I No Longer Care For Other Vehicles

There exists the implication that if you are driving a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you are in something that is—at least on a few levels—the very best car …

How to Get Your iPhone's Battery Replaced at Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider

Apple has reduced the price of battery replacements for the iPhone 6 and newer to $29, down from $79, as part of its apology over a lack of communication about the power management changes it made starting in iOS 10.2.1. The discount is effective immediately and available until the end of …

Apple Store

The Every Day Is Black Friday Mac Bundle | MacTrast Deals

<b>PDF Expert 2.2 for Mac</b><p>This Apple Editors' Choice Winner Will Revolutionize the Way You Work & Collaborate with Documents<p>PDFs remain the best way to …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

Self-improvement

Apple announces App of the Year, Game of the Year, and Best of 2017 top charts

Apple has announced its Best of 2017 apps and games, this year utilizing the Today cards in the iOS 11 App Store to feature the winners. Apple says its app of the year for iPhone is Calm, a meditation and sleep app, and Splitter Critters is 2017’s iPhone game of the year. Apple says the title …

Report: Next year’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone to feature metal backing, not glass

Last month, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities indicated that Apple would unveil a new 6.1-inch iPhone next year with the iPhone X design, but a traditional LCD display instead of OLED. A new report from Nikkei this evening offers more color on that device, saying it will feature a metal back similar …

How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash

[<b>Update:</b> Apple has shared a new video on its YouTube channel promoting Apple Pay Cash called <i>How to send money on iPhone</i>, check it out below.]<p>While Apple Pay Cash started rolling out yesterday, the new feature has just gone live for many users today. Follow along for a look at how to set up Apple …

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World Cup 2018 draw: Winners and losers

The balls have been drawn and the fixtures are decided - but who has had the best of it in Moscow ahead of next summer's big event<p>The draw for World Cup 2018 was completed on Friday in Moscow, with the 32 qualified teams having learned their fates.<p>There are big guns who will be worried about their …

World Cup 2018: The 10 Best Matches of the Group Stage

Another benchmark on the road to World Cup 2018 was reached today, as the draw was released in what was a bizarre ceremony at the Kremlin. We're …

Soccer

10 things you didn't know you could do with Facebook Messenger

1.3 billion people use Facebook Messenger each month. But are they really making the most of it?<p>Since Messenger became an app of its own, Facebook …

Apps

The 21 apps you should download first for your new iPhone X

To help you get started, we've picked our favorites.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts and lesser-known software that we use and love. And we've also pointed out which apps have been updated for the the longer, notch-ed iPhone X screen.<p>Here's what to download …

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

4 ways to make Siri smarter on your iPhone

Sure, Siri sounds a bit less like a robot in iOS 11, but Apple's digital assistant still fails to understand me and mispronounces names. Siri is also more useful if she (my Siri has a British female voice, so I'll refer to Siri as a "she" here) knows my daily haunts and connects with any supported …

Tech Trends

iPhone X review: Embrace the new normal

After years of mostly iterative design changes, Apple has changed what it means for an iPhone to be an iPhone. Home button? Forget it. Touch ID? Old hat. Bezels? You get where I'm going with this. And to be totally frank, when Apple first revealed the iPhone X, I was worried. These changes to the …

Mobile Technology

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Workout Dials Down Chronic Stress

There's no question that integrating yoga into your life can manifest substantial benefits for both your physical and mental well-being. In reality, …

10 awesome health benefits of doing yoga for just 15 minutes a day

From weight loss to a boost of energy, yoga has many advantages<p>Many of us attend weekly yoga classes, which are good for our general health and …

Satechi’s new Pro Hub expands 2016 MacBook Pro past USB-C ports

Satechi has just announced the availability of its take on the USB-C hub for the 2016 MacBook Pro. While USB-C ports may be standard in a few years, today they’re just not, and many creatives still rely on external hubs to get their work done. Satechi’s new aluminum Type-C Pro Hub will bring back …

11 default iPhone apps you can replace with much better ones

Delete Maps, Mail and Safari and never look back — there are much better versions of the default apps you get when you first get a new iPhone.<p>You …

You Locked Yourself Out of Your Phone, Now What?

Other than remembering your PIN a little better next time.<p>The lock screen on your phone is designed to keep unwelcome visitors from taking a peek at your texts, social networks, or mobile gaming high scores, but the same security measures can sometimes lock you out of your own phone. Don't panic, …

Gorgeous modern home with enviable indoor-outdoor living asks $9.5M

Yes, please!<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Cherry Hills Village, Colorado<p><b>Price:</b> $9,500,000<p>This sprawling, modern house begs to be seen, yes, …

How to get the most out of Instagram

Instagram isn’t simply a social network for sharing images. Used properly, it’s a powerful tool for connecting with like-minded photographers and getting feedback about your images.<p>I’m passionate about photography, and finding communities I can engage with is really important when it comes to …

These smart locks will let you ditch your keys

Keys are a time-tested means of access, but they won't do you much good if you leave them inside on your way out the door.<p>Today's crop of smart locks ($120 at Amazon.com) think they have a better way. All of them offer convenient, key-free access to your home, whether by code, by app, by proximity, …

Home Automation

Remove DRM from iTunes and Apple Music to play your audio on any device

<i>This post is brought to you by Convertanymusic.com, maker of Apple Music Converter.</i><p>When we download music from iTunes, or audiobooks from Audible, the files that get onto our devices are DRM-protected. That means they can’t be played on “unauthorized” devices. This, let’s face it, is pretty …

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26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Simple text message crashes almost any iPhone

Apple makes iOS more secure with almost every update it rolls out, but there’s always a glitch somewhere that slips through the net.<p>The latest is a bug in iMessage that allows any iPhone running iOS 10 to iOS 10.1.1 to be crashed with a simple text message.<p>This may sound familiar; we’ve seen …

Text Messaging

Forgetful? This iOS app will jog your memory

In the old days, a piece of string tied around a finger served as a reminder. You just couldn’t forget what the string was for in the first place.<p>Today, there’s a better way to use your fingers to remember your keys, passport and other personal items with the iOS app Don’t Leave It! Type items into …

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