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Briefing - The Apple AirPods

Chuck’s review of the Apple AirPods and their real-world usefulness for music, podcasts, and phone calls.<p>Show Notes:<p><b>Chuck Joiner</b> is the producer and …

How to use Echo effect in iOS 11

Want to know how to use iOS 11's new Echo screen effect in Messages? Here's how!One of the new screen effects that has come along with iOS 11 is …

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How to share your iCloud storage with your family

Let the whole family use the same iCloud storage plan with iOS 11!iOS 11 lets you share a storage plan between members of your Family Sharing group …

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How to Clear Your Amazon Browsing History

Not only does Amazon track your purchases, it tracks all the products you looked at and didn’t buy too. Here’s how to make it go away.<p>There are a …

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How to Use iOS 11's New iPad Keyboard (and Uninstall It If You Hate It)

If you’ve installed iOS 11 on your iPad, then you’ve probably come face-to-face with the operating system’s new keyboard feature, Key Flicks. …

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Safely wipe your iPhone or iPad before trading it in or reselling it

When you upgrade to a new iPhone or iPad, you may want to sell or give away your old device, or pass it on to a friend or family member. When you do …

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How to Hide Birthdays in the Calendar App on iPhone

Birthdays are a great thing to celebrate with those you care about. If you have someone's birthday saved with their contact information, the Calendar app will automatically create an all-day event for that date. However, with iOS 11, Facebook events seem to have dissapeared from Calendar along with …

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How to control music on your iPhone using watchOS 4

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What happened to RSS subscriptions on Safari in iOS 11?

Wondering where your RSS subscriptions went in Safari on your iPhone or iPad? Well, I've got some bad news for you.<p>It used to be that you could …

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Here's What You Need to Know About the iPhone and Wireless Charging

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X support Qi wireless charging which means you can use a special pad instead a lightning cable to juice up …

Prepping Your Old iPhone for Its New Owner

Your new toy is about to arrive, so it’s time to start prepping your old iPhone for its new owner. It’s not just a matter of just handing the device …

How to use the Dock in iOS 11

Wondering how to use the iPad's new Dock in iOS 11? This should answer your questions.<p>One of the major changes for using an iPad with iOS 11 is the …

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How to Pair Your Apple Watch when You get a New iPhone

If you’re getting a new iPhone—or just replacing one that met an untimely demise—you need to make sure your Apple Watch makes the transition, too. …

Kirk McElhearn on the Changes in iTunes 12.7

New versions of macOS and iOS always bring changes, and this one is no exception. iTunes 12.7 is out in anticipation of High Sierra, and brings with …

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iPad Shelf Apps: A Roundup of the Best

The iPad platform has come a long way in a mere matter of months, thanks to new iPad Pro models and, of course, iOS 11. Earlier this year Federico laid out his wishes for iOS 11 in a concept video and accompanying article, and many of his hopes came true: we now have drag and drop, the Files app, …

11 Things You Should Know about iOS 11

iOS 11 is now available, either via iTunes or Settings > General > Software Update. I’ve spent the last few months documenting it for “Take Control …

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augmented reality apps

Say hi to your new dragon! He breathes fire, does tricks, and follows you anywhere you go! He's an A.I.-driven friend who uses ARKit to explore his …

9 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Amazon Kindle

You’d be forgiven for thinking your Amazon Kindle is just a tiny slate only fit for reading. That’s what it’s designed for, sure, but your humble …

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All of My Devices Ring When I Get a Call! How to Make This Stop with iOS 11

If you have multiple devices (iPhone, iPad, Macbook) that are all logged into your iCloud account, you’ve likely had this happen: one minute, you’re calm. The next, you receive an incoming call and every device you own is suddenly beeping and blaring. Up until now, I’ve avoided this by simply …

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How to use Automatic Setup in iOS 11

iOS 11 makes setting up a new iPhone or iPad insanely easy! Here's how to do it!Apple has made setting up a new iPhone or iPad even easier with the …

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iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works

Is there a more versatile iOS app than Notes? It was one of the original iPhone apps, and with every update to iOS it’s become a more capable …

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The Best Word Processors on iOS

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Dealing With Word Documents Is Made Easy With These Great …

How to follow someone in Apple Music, how to share your listening history

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Learn How to Manage Cookies in Safari for High Sierra

Safari 11, included with macOS High Sierra, has a number of new features. It’s also one of the fastest browsers, at least when it comes to rendering …

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iOS 11: How to Turn Photos into Custom Apple Watch Faces

iOS 11 makes it easy to turn your own photos into custom faces for your Apple Watch. Read on to learn how.<p>You’ll need at least one photo, and you can …

How to use Instant Notes on iPhone and iPad

Want to write a quick note when your phone is locked? Use Instant Notes in iOS 11!Instant Notes is a new feature in iOS 11 that allows you to write …

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iOS 11's Control Center buttons don't fully turn off Bluetooth or WiFi

If you've updated to Apple's new iOS 11, you might have played around with the new Control Center. You also might think that toggling Bluetooth and WiFi "off" in the Center might actually, you know, turn them off. Turns out, you'd be wrong. As noted over at <i>Motherboard</i>, hitting these buttons really …

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Mass Delete Apps With the Help of iMazing

Let’s look at how you can mass delete apps from your iOS device, quickly and easily. There comes a time when you need to clean up your iOS device. …

iOS 11: How the one-handed and QuickType keyboards work

What defines iOS more than its software keyboard? It’s the thing that made the original iPhone different from all the other phones with their …

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