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This Is Us: We Need to Talk About the New Pearson

<b>[Warning: The following contains spoilers for Tuesday's episode of This Is Us, "Brothers". Read at your own risk!]</b><p>It's Tuesday, so naturally <i>This Is …

Lynx kittens turn Alaska photographer's deck 'into a romper room'

Tim Newton got out of bed, slipped into his Crocs and trudged over to his window.<p>It was just before dawn on a Tuesday, when something woke him …

Cute Animals

U.S. slaps 219% duty on Canada’s Bombardier jets

Bombardier’s hopes for breaking into the U.S. commercial aviation market took a massive blow on Tuesday, as the U.S. Department of Commerce proposed …

T.J. Miller Reveals the Real Reason He Left Silicon Valley

Sunday's Season 4 finale of <i>Silicon Valley</i> saw the exit of Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) from the show, as he was abandoned in a Tibetan opium den, …

How to Set Your Apple TV to Automatically Turn Your Television or Media Center On

Your Apple TV can automatically turn your television on, switch to the right HDMI input, and even control the volume. Read on as we show you how to …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Using iCloud Photo Library with a library bigger than the main hard drive

Joseph Walker has a very interesting dilemma:My 1TB iMac died and I decided I wanted to move 400GB of photos and videos into the iCloud Photo Library …

How to set up an iTunes library on a network-attached server

If you have a large iTunes library, you may have reached the point where you need to offload some of your media files to another drive. There are …

Opinion: Apple’s fourth-gen Apple TV will be worth the $149 gamble

Compared with the runaway successes of the iPod, iPhone, and iPad, the <b>Apple TV</b> living room media player hasn’t had a stellar track record. Despite considerable hype leading up to its early 2007 release, Apple declared the first Apple TV “a hobby” shortly after it hit stores, then began a seemingly …

The 50 best Mac tips, tricks and timesavers

Bet you didn't know your Mac could do all this<p>Now that we’re getting ready for the release of macOS 10.14 Mojave, after its WWDC 2018 reveal, there’s …

How-To: Make your Mac run silent, cool and fast under OS X El Capitan

As expected, Apple’s release of OS X El Capitan for Macs was less about adding major new features than “refining the experience and improving performance” from Yosemite — in other words, under-the-hood optimizations to make any Mac run more reliably than before. Thanks to El Capitan, my older …

OS X

9to5Toys Lunch Break: 2nd generation Moto X (unlocked) $290, Fitbit Flex $75, Nexus 5 refurb $150, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p><b>Today’s can’t miss deals:</b><p>Motorola Moto X 2nd generation (unlocked) 16GB: <b>$290 shipped</b> (Reg. $500) | …

How to Downgrade from iOS 9 Back to iOS 8.4.1

Want to downgrade iOS 9 back to iOS 8.4.1? You can do that, as long as you move fairly quickly. If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that has …

Operating Systems

New iOS scam surfaces as crash warnings in Safari browser popups

A new iOS phishing scam has been discovered that attempts to extort money from iPhone and iPad users by deceiving them into believing that their …

This incredibly useful app can help your old Mac run like new again

Does your MacBook start sounding like a rocket ship that’s about to take off if you have more than four browser tabs open at once? If so then you may …

Ask: How to Make Time Machine Restore to a New Hard Drive

Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. This time we'll show you a workaround for when you have a new or recently restored …

MacBook

How-To: Upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro, boosting size & speed

Over the past two weeks, I’ve written about the (surprisingly easy) process of adding solid state drives (SSDs) to radically speed up older iMacs, and the varied challenge levels of adding SSDs to older Mac Pros, Mac minis, and non-Retina MacBooks. Today’s guide looks at the <b>easiest SSD</b> …

How to back up your Mac with Time Machine

The feature was introduced with OS X 10.5 Leopard, and it's been there ever since. If you've never used it, Time Machine is one of the easiest ways …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 you can use AirDrop to share files between your Mac and iOS devices. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant Hotspot, iPhone Cellular Calls and SMS Relay.<p>Initially …

Secret Siri commands: Cool questions you can ask right now!

Siri is Apple's virtual digital assistant. It uses natural language voice control and sequential inference to listen to what you say, in the context …

How to modify OS X's Finder toolbar

There are things we all take for granted, because we see them so often. One of those is the toolbar that graces every open window in OS X's Finder. …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

How to fix a broken Home button in the iPhone 5c

There are two security screws that secure the screen to the frame and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your <b>5-point security</b> …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

How to move your iTunes library to an external hard drive

After decades of digital music, it's not unlikely if you've amassed quite the collection of music on your computer's hard drive. If your iTunes …

How To Move Your iTunes Library to an External Drive

- Jul 25, 2014<p>If you’re like me, you may find your hard drive getting a little crowded sometimes. What seemed like a huge amount of space a year or …

Best mileage tracking apps for iPhone: Mileage Log+, Auto Miles, klicks, and more!

For expenses, for taxes, or for plain old metrics, here are the best apps to help track gas mileage right from your iPhone - no paper trackers …

AMC Renews Better Call Saul for Season 2 Ahead of Series Premiere

Bob Odenkirk, Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan<p>How's this for a vote of confidence? AMC announced Thursday that it has already ordered a 13-episode …

TV

Will FX's New Family Drama Tyrant Rule?

Jennifer Finnigan, Adam Rayner<p>FX's latest drama <i>Tyrant</i> is a strange case.<p>The drama (premiering Tuesday at 10/9c) stars Adam Rayner as Bassam "Barry" …

New Garmin Viago Navigation Application Launches For iOS And Android

Garmin well-known for its GPS navigation hardware has this week announced the launch of a new Garmin Viago navigation application which is available …

Apps