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How to use My Photo Stream on iPhone and iPad

How can you sync images across all of your devices without using iCloud Photo Library? My Photo Stream!Apple's iCloud service includes My Photo …

iCloud

iCloud: The ultimate guide

Apple's iCloud makes it possible to sync and store data you need across all your devices. Easy access, baby!Apple has a cloud-based storage services, …

iCloud

The iPhone's 9 most underrated features

There are a lot of handy little things on the Apple iPhone we don't always think about. Here are some of our favorites.

Handy

How to Stop Your Apple Watch From Launching the 'Now Playing' App When Audio Plays on Your iPhone

Most Apple Watch owners will recognize the "Now Playing" app – it automatically launches by default whenever you play audio through the Music or Podcasts app on your iPhone. A similar screen shows when you play audio through any third-party iPhone app that also has an Apple Watch extension, like …

Apps

14 Apple Watch Features You Didn't Know Existed

Apple Watch is more than just an extension of your iPhone. It’s a tiny computer, right on your wrist. It has plenty of apps to choose from, Siri, and …

Apple Watch

How to remove your Facebook data from macOS

Whether you’re planning on keeping your Facebook account, are debating deleting it, or already have, you may have Facebook data stored on your Mac. Here’s how to remove it from macOS.<p>macOS allows users to log in to social media accounts at the system level, offering the option to easily post …

Social Media

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …

How to Cancel App Store and Apple Music Subscriptions

Several TV and music services and other apps offer free trials through the App Store that automatically renew to become paid subscriptions after the trial period ends.<p>If you want to prevent an App Store subscription from running beyond the trial period or cancel a subscription you're currently …

How To: Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone

When a photo or video is just too sensitive to leave laying around in your Photos app, you'll want to either delete it for good or hide it away in …

How to use color-coded calendars on Mac, iPhone and iPad to maintain balance in your life

It will surprise no-one to know that I was an early adopter of electronic calendars, starting with a Casio Digital Diary in the early 1990s, followed by a Psion 5mx in 1997. But making the switch from a Filofax to a grayscale PDA did mean giving up one thing I didn’t get back until years later: …

17 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About

From charging the battery faster to taking a hands-free photo, these are the secret iPhone hacks you wish you knew sooner.<p>Few things are worse than …

Hacking

How to reset your Mac before selling it

How do I clear my Mac so I can sell it? You just have to reformat your hard drive and reinstall a clean version of the operating system.It is that …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in macOS and iCloud

If you've been maintaining and migrating the same Contacts list across Macs over the years then you've probably come across your fair share of duplicate contact cards. They can also appear seemingly out of nowhere after setting up iCloud Contacts on your Mac for the first time.<p>Unless you …

Learn to use your tablet like an ace with these eight iPad Pro tips and tricks

Jessica Lee Star/Digital Trends<p>When the original iPad launched in 2010, it was in many ways a glorified iPhone with a significantly larger screen. …

IPad Pro

This hidden Apple Watch feature tells you if your workouts are doing any good

It’s all very well to know how far you ran, cycled and swam. But the whole point of exercise is not just to clock the miles. It’s supposed to make you more fit. So, how do you know if all those sweaty miles are actually doing any good? One way is by measuring your heart rate recovery …

4 reasons why you should be using VLC 3.0, the best media player ever

VLC, the world's best open-source media player (it plays like virtually every format), just reached a big milestone in its 17-year history.<p>The free …

Media Players

How to check battery health and disable battery performance throttling in iOS 11.3 beta

As promised, Apple has included a new screen in the iOS 11.3 beta 2 settings called Battery Health (Beta) available on all iPhones since iPhone 6. This view includes information about the maximum capacity of the battery in the device, and describes whether the battery has degraded to the point …

Mobile Technology

How to Use iCloud Keychain on Your iOS Devices

iCloud Keychain is a feature of your Apple account that you can use to keep your website login credentials, personal details, credit card details, and wireless network information up to date and available across all your Apple devices.<p>With so many usernames and passwords to remember these days, …

Personal Information

How to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential

If you think the Health app is just another pointless junk app that comes preinstalled on your iPhone, think again. Unlike Stocks, Compass or Tips, it is one of the few apps that Apple won’t let you delete. Set up the Apple Health app properly, and it becomes a powerful tool for getting (or …

Apps

How to Turn off Portrait Mode after Taking a Photo on iPhone

Portrait Mode is a feature on the iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X that gives photos a professional look by blurring the background (known as the bokeh effect). While Portrait Mode on the iPhone is a software version of what DSLR camera lenses can do, it works pretty well most of the …

IPhone 8

How to Activate Siri on iPhone X

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and previous iPhones use the Home button to activate Siri, but that’s not an option with the iPhone X. While activating Siri may not be as intuitive on the iPhone X, it’s just as easy once you retrain your muscle memory. The Side button (formerly known as the Sleep/Wake …

Siri

Easily convert Live Photos into GIFs in iOS 11 [Quick Tips]

Live Photos are great. They can capture special moments in a way that some pictures just can’t. The little movie clips that play when you force-touch a Live Photo can show the joy or wonder of the image. But therein lies the problem. They’re basically video clips embedded into photos, which makes …

Apps

Top 10 Hidden Force Touch Features on Apple Watch

Force Touch is one of those Apple Watch features that's so discreet and unassuming it's easy for users to forget it even exists. That's a shame, because just like 3D Touch on iPhone, Apple has implemented the haptic feedback technology across the entire watchOS interface, putting additional hidden …

Smartwatches

Awesome Apple Watch tricks to get the most out of your wearable

The Apple Watch truly became a useful device with the release of the Series 3. LTE connectivity, more accurate heart rate monitoring, and faster hardware make the Apple Watch a joy to use.<p>With all the features and functions Apple advertises, there are still plenty of hidden tips and tricks for …

11 tips and tricks for your new Apple AirPods

There's more to the tiny wireless earbuds than meets the eye. Here's how to get the most out of your AirPods, and a few things you may not know.<p>Apple's AirPods are convenient and wireless. But if you bought a pair or were lucky enough to get some over the holidays, you may still be wondering how to …

Tech Trends

Now you know what Control Center's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth buttons really do

When Apple released iOS 11 with a redesigned Control Center in September, they also quietly made a change to how the shortcut buttons for Wi-Fi and …

Apple Pay

How To Backup Your iOS Device Using iCloud Backup

You never need a backup until you need a backup. That goes for your iPhone or iPad too. In this “how to” article, we’ll go over the steps to turn on …

2 ways to force-quit iPhone X apps faster

Force-quitting apps on iPhone X is a multi-step procedure.... Read the rest of this post here"2 ways to force-quit iPhone X apps faster" is an …

Apps

You might be using Face ID wrong – here’s how you fix it

Face ID is one of the iPhone X’s best features, and we’ll see every other company in the industry copy it in the coming years. Computers will be …