Shia Blakely

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iPhone 6s First Impressions: Touch ID is Super Fast, Live Photos Are a Gimmick and Rose Gold is Not Too Pink

We're well into the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch day, which means people all over the world are receiving their devices either via delivery or from Apple retail locations. On the <i>MacRumors</i> forums, customers who have an iPhone in hand have started sharing their first impressions of the device, giving …

First impressions: What it’s like to finally get your hands on iPhone 6s

Merry iPhone 6s-mas!<p>Today’s the day Apple’s latest smartphones go on sale in 12 markets around the world, and thanks to some threats I made to the local UPS man last week, my shiny new handset arrived before I’d even had chance to make myself a coffee this morning.<p>After putting it through its paces …

Apple's new touch screen on the iPhone 6S fixes a big annoyance with typing

When this happens, I typically struggle to place the cursor in the exact spot I need to edit. It's incredibly hard to be that precise with your finger, so I usually end up deleting a few words to get the cursor in the right area.<p>Apple's new iPhone 6S makes that process a lot easier because it has a …

iPhone 6s diary: Day one first impressions – forget the similarities, this is a whole new phone

Put the iPhone 6s next to its predecessor, and I’d challenge anyone to tell them apart. You start to notice the difference as soon as you put your thumb on the Touch ID sensor. Apple says that the new sensor is faster, and I was surprised to find that the difference – while small – is definitely …

12 hidden features in iOS 9

If you're using iOS 9, chances are you've already discovered some of the system's best new features, like a smarter Siri or the new and improved Maps …

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13 really useful new features in iOS 9 that most people don't even know exist

While there was nothing radical in terms of design (that all came in iOS 7), many of the updates focus on specific apps, tweaking the experience to make them more usable or look cleaner. There is a new font, called San Francisco, a smarter Siri, the ability to block ads, and a new app switcher, to …

Apple releases iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch — here’s a full walkthrough of all the new features

After a few months in beta, Apple has today released iOS 9 to the world for everyone with an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Download the update from Settings on your iOS device, then tap ‘General’ and select ‘Software Update’. The required free space for installing iOS 9 is a lot lower than iOS 8, at …

17 secret iOS 9 tricks everyone should know

Once you get your iPhone upgraded to iOS 9, you might be overwhelmed. While Apple’s new mobile OS doesn’t pack a lot of grand new visual features, the update does include tons of little tricks that make using your iPhone and iPad even more ridiculously easy to use.<p>Here are all the secret iOS 9 …

iOS 9 download for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

iOS 9 is out! As promised, Apple has just released iOS 9, its next-generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.<p>It was …

The five biggest changes coming to your iPhone in Apple’s iOS 9 update

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Apple is scheduled to release iOS 9, its latest operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch today. It is a free update, and anyone with an iPhone 4S or newer will be able to upgrade.<p>What’s different?<p>A new search experience<p>When you swipe right from the iPhone …

Pro Tip: iTunes is your best bet for iOS 9 backup and upgrade

When you back up your iPhone before upgrading to iOS 9, you have a couple of choices. You can use iCloud or iTunes.<p>For your best, most comprehensive backup, connect your iPhone (or iPad) to iTunes. Seriously, iTunes backs up almost everything — and it’s your best bet for downloading iOS 9 when the …

Microsoft Office 2016 (for Windows)

• Available via Microsoft Office 365; the personal version starts at $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year.<p><b>Pros</b><p>World's most powerful office suite. …

How to get ready for your iOS 9 upgrade the right way

Whether you’re getting a new iPhone 6s or not, you’re going to want to upgrade to iOS 9 to take advantage of everything Apple’s new mobile operating system has to offer.<p>iOS 9 is ready to revolutionize your mobile life, but there are a few things you should do before making the leap. Here’s how to …

Apple's iOS 9 drops on Wednesday: Will you be upgrading? - ExtremeTech

Apple’s iOS 9 drops on Wednesday: Will you be upgrading?<p>By on September 14, 2015 at 4:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

How To Prepare For iOS 9 On Your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch The Right Way

Here’s how to prepare for iOS 9 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in advance the right way. Apple will release iOS 9 on Wednesday, September 16.<p>Note …

5 Best Practices for Conserving iPhone Battery Life

The iPhone 6 and iOS 8 came with a lot of battery draining issues. Battery life is the amount of time a device runs before it needs to be recharged, …

Windows 10's face detection isn't easily fooled by twins

Windows 10's facial recognition is supposed to make it easy to sign into your PC while maintaining security, but just how good is it? Good enough that even your doppelganger might not get in, apparently. <i>The Australian</i> has conducted an informal test where it tried to fool Windows using sets of …

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Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster Rolls You Can (and Should) Make at Home

Great seafood doesn't need a lot, but we'll never say no to a killer shrimp, crab, or lobster roll, either.<p>You know what we're literally always in the mood for? A good seafood roll. Crab, shrimp, or lobster—we don't discriminate. Just toss that meat in mayo (or butter), pile it in a split-top roll, …

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Tips for saving battery life on Windows 10 with built-in settings | On MSFT

Gone are the days of always having to saddle up to a desk to work. In this day and age, people are using portable devices such as laptops, tablets, …

Windows 10 will let you turn a laptop on with your voice

The feature will be available for users who have computers that that have a Skylake processor from Intel. Skylake has a new, always-on, low-power digital signal processor (DSP) within the chip that listens out for a user's voice constantly.<p>On its own, this technology is useless but when paired with …

How To: Latest Windows 10 Update Lets You Change Title Bar Colors & Here's How to Do It

Microsoft has been listening to user feedback, and they've finally done something about one of the most common minor gripes with Windows 10. As of …

Windows 10 Has a Secret Start Menu. Here’s How to Open It.

I’m about to let you in on a little secret. You’re about to become one of the Windows intelligentsia. Ready?<p>You know about the Start menu in Windows …

Pin An Item To The Left Side Of The Start Menu In Windows 10

The new Start menu in Windows 10 has been received well but live tiles are kind of glitchy for some apps and there isn’t much control over the color …

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update & Latest Features | See What’s New in Windows 10

Windows 10 keeps getting better<p>The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update extends your creativity and productivity with immersive new realities, 3D …

Windows 10 - the good and the bad

Every time Microsoft releases a new major version of its flagship operating system, it creates a lot of buzz and interest.

The Best Garlic Shrimp Recipe You'll Ever Eat

Try this super-quick and delicious garlic shrimp recipe. Lots of olive oil and garlic add great flavor, especially when served with fresh sliced …