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Modern Poetry in Translation is Ted Hughes’s greatest contribution

A chance suggestion of Hughes’s to Daniel Weissbort at a party in the early 60s led to the creation of a magazine that is still enthusiastically promoting poetry from around the world 50 years on<p>Ted Hughes’s poetic legacy is beyond question. But for such an emphatically monolingual poet, his …

iCloud Photo Library and Photo Stream: What's the difference?

What's the difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream?<p>With iCloud Photo Library, you can store all your photos in iCloud with no …

The 7 most useful accessibility features of iOS 8

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>From the very beginning, Apple has focused its attention on iOS’s accessibility features. In fact, when one turns on their …

A Quick Look At Google Inbox

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Brian Clay is a Utah-based tech writer and car enthusiast. He’s been happily married for two years and originally comes from North Carolina.</i><p>A few weeks ago I managed to get my hands on Google’s new app, Inbox. So far I love it, but it’s not quite ready to be my go-to email app for a …

How To: Clear Out That ‘Other Storage’ Taking Up Room on Your iOS Device

With all the apps, music, video, and other stuff you have stored on your iPhone, every bit of storage space becomes precious, especially if you have …

Hands-on with the new, free-to-use Office for iPhone apps | Ars Technica

A preview of Office for Android tablets is coming, too.<p>Microsoft has been pretty nice to Apple users over the last couple weeks. Last week there was …

Inbox Comes Close to Mastering Email

Count the ways that Google's Inbox cured my pesky "emailments."<p>We can now text, tweet, iMessage, Facebook message, Skype and even leave one another disappearing messages. But old-fashioned email isn’t going away. It’s still a vital part of how we communicate.<p>That’s not to say email is flawless — …

'Appy' baby: 8 innovations that will make new parents' lives easier

When we brought my first son, Asher, home from the hospital three years ago, I remember feeling like I had gone to sleep on Earth and somehow woken up on Mars. I needed to relearn everything about how to live —everything was new, exciting and terrifying.<p>I think I finally managed to shower and leave …

How to find and remove 'Other' files from iPhone and iPad

The 'Other' category in iPhone and iPad's storage doesn't have to take up so much space.<p>How to check your iPhone or iPad's storage space using …

How Inbox by Gmail Works, and How to Use It for More Productive Email

Last week, Google released a brand new email service called Inbox. If you're new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, …

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How to set up Apple Pay (Video)

Apple has released iOS 8.1 and with that, we have Apple Pay support. This is Apple’s new mobile payment platform that takes advantage of the NFC capabilities of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This will allow you to make purchases in stores that support Apple Pay using supported cards from a growing …

Get ready for Apple Pay: Here's how to use it

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, companies have been talking about replacing credit cards with smartphones to pay for goods. But consumers have been slow to play along.<p>That could change today when Apple unveils its Apple Pay program to an audience of over 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners.<p>Apple Pay …

iOS 8 How-to: Use Camera to enter in credit card info

With iOS 7, Apple added a new feature in iBooks, iTunes and the App Store that allowed users to scan iTunes gift cards with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the string of characters on the back of the card. Now in iOS 8, you can use the device’s camera to scan and enter credit card …

Beginner's guide: How to set up and start using your new iPhone

If you just got your first iPhone, Welcome to the Apple ecosystem. We're here to help!<p>Whether you just bought the brand new iPhone X, the iPhone 8, …

iOS 8: How to Enable Notification Center Widgets

You may have heard about Extensions and Widgets, both of which are new features in iOS 8. They sound neat, but if you aren't able to turn them on, …

25 Hidden iOS 8 Features You Probably Didn't Spot

With the switch to iOS 8, we get a lot of new features that really change the way our iPhones and iPads work. Visually, it's a much smaller change …

Top 10 Secret Features of iOS 8

Every time Apple releases a new version of iOS, they include a handful of cool hidden features they don't usually cover in the press conference. This …

How to Use All of Messages' New Features in iOS 8

One of the surprising overhauls in iOS 8 is Messages. Apple changed a ton of stuff and added some new features to Messages that make it much more …

Where are my iPhone photos? How to use the new photo management features in iOS 8

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>While there are many new features that have been added to both the camera and the photos app on iOS 8 (flagging favorite …

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iOS 8 How-to: Monitor & track your battery usage

Have you ever wondered how much of your battery is being used? Or have you ever wondered why sometimes when you use certain apps your battery dramatically drains? New in the iOS 8 Settings application is the ability to track battery usage per each app you have installed on your device. This method …

How to use extensions in Photos for iPhone and iPad

No more jumping between apps — with photo and video extensions all the filters and effects come right to you!<p>With extensibility, the Photos app works …

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software - Pocket-lint

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.<p>The new OS from Apple brings …

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How to use iOS 8, the complete guide

iOS 8 looks to be one of the most feature-packed updates to Apple's mobile platform since the launch of the App Store. Learn how to use it with our comprehensive guides.<p>iOS 8 is now available for the iPhone , iPad , and iPod Touch , bringing new functionality and features to the platform.<p>Custom …

How-to: Shave some GBs off of your iOS device so you can update to iOS 8

<i>We should note 1st of all that you can update your iOS device through a Mac with iTunes without having much extra space. That might be the quickest/easiest way to go</i><p>Today iOS 8 came out. There was a massive rush to try to install and download it. The one thing that we were not prepared for or made …

iOS 8 Roundup: The latest apps with extensions and Touch ID support

As part of iOS 8’s new Extensibility features, developers can now create app extensions throughout the system for sharing information and performing actions without actually launching their apps.<p>What this means for users is that the familiar action or share button (the upward arrow in a box) will …

iOS 8 Hidden Features Video: Battery Usage By App, Hidden Photos, Siri Hands-Free, and More

Apple released iOS 8 to the public today, giving millions of users their first look at the new operating system. Along with all of the major features, like Continuity, Notification improvements, Messages upgrades, and the introduction of third-party keyboard/Touch ID access, there are also dozens …

Apple turns Activation Lock on by default in iOS 8 to appease regulators calling for kill switch

Apple is reportedly making its Activation Lock theft deterrent feature on by default in iOS 8 as it moves to please politicians attempting to require smartphone makers implement a remote “kill switch” to disable stolen devices. The news comes from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San …

iOS 8 3rd-party keyboards and voice dictation? Not so fast…

iOS 8‘s addition of third-party keyboard support may answer one of the most common requests among iPhone owners, but not all keyboards are created …

My Favorite iOS 8 Keyboards So Far – MacStories

Earlier today, I shared my thoughts on custom keyboards in iOS 8 and how I’ve struggled to use a custom keyboard as my primary input method on the iPhone and iPad.<p>I wrote:<p>All these limitations can be easily overcome by setting preferences in each custom keyboard and accepting the fact that iOS will …

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How to use adjust light, color, and B&W in Photos for iPhone and iPad

How do you quickly and easily fix lighting and color issues, or make your photos black and white? With smart adjustments!<p>Smart adjustments in Photos …