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UPS Drivers Never Turn Left, and Neither Should You

UPS drivers will never turn left—and other drivers should consider doing the same.<p>If you follow a delivery truck along its route, you will see it …

Maximus Smart Security Light Keeps You Connected to Home [Review]

Over the past few years home security tech has vastly improved, become more affordable, and even more portable. From renters to homeowners, there is …

Home Security

Netflix posts a mixed Q1 but adds 6.74M new subscribers

Despite adding a record number of new users in the first quarter, Netflix is having a no good, very bad day.<p>The company reported earnings of 6 cents per share — a beat — but missed on revenue targets with $1.96 billion in revenue. Analysts were expecting earnings of 3 cents per share on $1.97 …

Televisions

How a Reddit user turned Amazon Dot into a better Tap

A reddit user managed to turn their Amazon Dot into an even better portable Alexa device than the Tap.<p>Last week, Amazon's two new Alexa devices -- Dot and Tap -- arrived on the doorsteps of those who were lucky enough to place their orders before the devices became backordered. The Dot is …

Smart Homes

Streaming illegal movies is now as simple as watching Netflix

Copyright holders have been trying to put a stop to online piracy for years, yet that battle is far from being won. And the cat-and-mouse game has …

Apple’s choice for best iPhone app of 2015 may surprise you

The best iPhone app of the year isn't what you'd probably expect. According to Apple, it's not Facebook, Instagram, or even Snapchat.<p>Apple's "most visionary, inventive, and irresistible" iPhone app of 2015 is Periscope, according to the app Store's editors, which lets you create a live video stream …

Apps

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 …

Apple AirPort Extreme vs Google OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software

Google’s new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn’t as cut-and-dry as it might seem. Both pack a punch, but the intangibles set them apart. Here is the Google OnHub vs Apple AirPort Extreme …

How to Unlock AT&T iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5, or 4s on any carrier

iPhone users who have purchased their device on contract are often seen worried when they are going to another country or want to switch carriers. …

Mobile Technology

iPad App of the Week: Whink

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every week. Check out all out picks below and you’ll soon …

Apps

Report: ‘vaping’ is 95% healthier than cigarette smoking

Vaping, the term used to describe smoking electronic cigarettes, is 95 percent safer than smoking regular cigarettes, according to Public Health …

Catalyst to Launch First Waterproof Case for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is one of the first truly useful pieces of wearable technology that we’ve seen hit the market so far. It manages to put …

How to back up your iTunes library

<i>Updated February 1st, 2017:</i> Added information about backing up with macOS Sierra.<p>Though we store more and more of our music online these days, a …

Top 15 Reasons to Jailbreak iOS 8.4

The TaiG team released their TaiG jailbreak tool to jailbreak iOS 8.3 – jailbreak iOS 8.1.3 couple of weeks back and followed it up by releasing a …

iOS 8.1.3 - iOS 8.3 compatible jailbreak tweaks on Cydia revealed [Full List]

The TaiG team recently released the highly-anticipated iOS 8.3 untethered jailbreak for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, while several users have been …

Here's everything Siri can do on your Apple Watch

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Added information for Siri in watchOS 3.2.<p>Typing on an iPhone is fine — typing on an Apple Watch, less so. Wrist-sized screens …

Secret Apple Watch options: 14 Force Touch tips!

When you press firmly on the screen of your Apple Watch, it will blur out and additional options will appear. They're not vital — otherwise burying …

How to Install Popcorn Time on an iPhone 6 Without Jailbreaking

In case you happen to be a fan of the torrent streaming service called Popcorn Time, often referred to as “Netflix for pirates,” you should know …

Secret Apple Watch controls: How to use the Digital Crown and side button!

In some ways, the iPhone X takes after the Apple Watch's design: Both have no home button, both are all screen, and both have a surprising amount of …

A step-by-step guide to replacing the iPhone 6’s battery yourself

There’s a lot to love when it comes to Apple’s iPhone lineup, but the company’s smartphones have never been class leaders when it comes to battery …

Use your Apple TV as a full-fledged desktop browser with AirBrowser app

<i>This post is brought to you by IdeaSolutions, creator of AirBrowser.</i><p>Would you like to surf the web, watch streaming videos, read newspapers and do everything else you normally do on your Mac browser, in full screen on your TV? Pinch to zoom, swipe, bookmark pages — all using your iOS device as a …

How to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2

If you felt like you just <i>had</i> to install iOS 8.1.2 because of its devastating “missing ringtone” bug, good news: just 24 hours later, it’s already possible to jailbreak your device.<p>The jailbreak is called TaiG. It’s in Chinese, and it only works on Windows (although running it in a Windows virtual …

President Obama's address to the nation on immigration

<i>This is the text, provided by the White House, of the president's remarks Thursday, making his case for immigration reforms.</i><p>My fellow Americans, tonight, I'd like to talk with you about immigration.<p>For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a …

littleBits introduces its own DIY Smart Home Kit, a look at your options for creating an internet-connected home

<i>From</i> <i>9to5Toys.com</i>:<p>Home automation possibilities are endless and what our homes will be like in the coming 5, 10 or 15 years is truly unknown. It is a constantly evolving sector of the technology scene that continues to grow each day with every new product announcement. From WeMo to SmartThings, …

How to create a second iTunes library for Apple Music and iCloud Music

Quit iTunes on your Mac.<p>Re-open iTunes and hold down the option key.<p>In the Choose iTunes Library screen, select <b>Create Library</b>.<p><b>Name your new iTunes</b> …

How to jailbreak any iPhone or iPad running iOS 8 (or 8.1)

Before we get started, remember that this will void your warranty. Jailbreaking is fairly easy and you <i>should</i> always be able to restore your device …