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Pages for macOS: Always Start New Documents With Specific Template

Pages for macOS is an elegant app, offering plenty of options for creating gorgeous documents. Beginning a new document, by default, forces you to …

How to hide (and ‘unhide’) folders in macOS Sierra

iOS

How to Erase iPhone or iPad Data Remotely via iCloud

Maybe you lose your iPhone or iPad someday…God Forbid! If such a situation arises, you are left with one option only – remotely erase your iPhone or …

iOS

How to use albums and libraries in Photos for Mac

How do I use albums and libraries in Photos for Mac?<p>If you have plenty of photos and videos on your Mac, then it's important to keep them organized …

Pages, Numbers and Keynote pick up new editing features, Touch ID support & more

Apple’s productivity-focused iWork apps—Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and iCloud.com— were updated this morning with a …

Apple

Apple TV Remote comes to iPad!

Control your Apple TV with your iPad via the newly updated Apple TV Remote app.<p>The Apple TV Remote app is a great way to control your Apple TV …

Apple TV

Joe Kissell Takes Control of Your Paperless Office Again

The latest effort from <b>Joe Kissell</b> is the 3.0 version of <b>Take Control of Your Paperless Office</b>. Joe talks about the changes and advances that making …

Paperless Office

How to create an iPhone ringtone using iTunes

Are you bored with the standard iPhone ringtones? Maybe you’d rather hear a song from your favorite band or the theme from your favorite TV show when …

The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of March 27: Dave Hamilton, Skype, and Digital Photography

• March 26, 2017<br>• News<br>• No comments yet<p><b>Dave Hamilton of The Mac Observer</b> will visit a Connecticut group to talk mesh networking, and is at the top of this …

Photography

How to add several songs to a playlist in iTunes on macOS Sierra

iOS

Quick Desktop Cleanup Tip

I fixed Apple’s red iPhone with a $14 screen protector

It’s not perfect, but it’s way better than the white front<p>The new red iPhone looks just awesome. Well, the back of it does, anyway. I’ve never been a fan of phones with white bezels. I find them distracting — particularly in sunlight — and have always preferred the “single slab of glass” appearance …

iPhone

Hackers Say They’ve Cracked iCloud. Here’s How to Protect Your Account, Just In Case

A hacker group called Turkish Crime Family says that it can access 250 million iCloud accounts, and will do so on April 7 to reset the password, …

Security

How to make an emergency call on a locked iPhone

You can make a phone call from a locked iPhone without a passcode or Touch ID.<p>If you are ever in a dire situation and the only iPhone in the area is …

iOS

The 20 best keyboards for every iPad, from the Mini to the Pro

There are multiple components to note when you first unpack an iPad, from the device itself and a power adapter, to the user manual and a USB cable, …

Tablets

25 Coolest Things Apple's Workflow App Can Do

How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

If you aren’t using two-factor authentication to protect your Apple ID and iCloud account, you really should do it today. Hackers who claim to have …

iOS

How to Hide Text Messages from Lock Screen (Turn Off Message Preview) on iPhone

There are a few different ways you might want to hide messages on iPhone. If you want to keep your messages private, learn how to turn off message preview, which will allow you to still see a text message alert on Lock screen but won’t show any part of what the message says. You also have the …

iOS

How to Deauthorize a Dead Computer in iTunes

If you’ve sold or given away a computer, or if it’s died, you may want to deauthorize it to remove it from your iTunes Store account. You can’t do …

iOS

Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at new features in iTunes 12.6

Apple recently released iTunes 12.6, and it addresses some issues that readers have been writing me about for some time. In this week’s column, I …

How to protect your iCloud account, as some hacked credentials confirmed valid

While the available evidence suggests that hackers have not gained <i>direct</i> access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts, some of the sample login credentials supplied by the group have been found to be valid. <i>ZDNet</i>, for example, used Apple’s password reset function to test 54 logins supplied by the …

iCloud

Road to Macstock - Brett Terpstra on Spotlight, Tagging, and Organization

On the <b>Road to</b> Macstock<b>, Brett Terpstra</b> gives us a preview of his session, “Harnessing the Power of Spotlight on Your Mac”. Too many of us take …

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

GIF<p>I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of …

Cameras

What’s AT&T Stream Saver and how to turn it off?

Stream Saver is a new feature from AT&T that allows users to save cellular data by automatically streaming higher definition videos at a standard …

Customers

Access Your Hidden Library Folder With These Five Easy Tricks

The Mac OS is chock full of hidden areas where data, information, or features have been secreted away from Mac users. One of these clandestine …

OS X

macOS: Change the Default Email Client

Mail.app, the email client that is bundled with macOS, is surprisingly robust. Still, it does have some limitations, leading many to switch to …

How to use Siri with the Reminders app

Reminders is our favorite simple list app for iOS, and one of the reasons is that we love using the native Siri integration. Here are some ways that …

Productivity

How to record live TV without a cable subscription using Plex DVR

Cord cutters, you too can record your favorite live TV shows and watch them whenever you want, thanks to Plex DVR!<p>I'm always looking for ways to …

Apple TV

How To: Take a Photo Using 3D Touch on Your iPhone 6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus

You probably already knew that you could quickly take a selfie with your iPhone by sliding your finger up from the bottom of the screen, tapping the …

iPhone