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Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this @jmbrandonbb<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and …

Social Media

8 Stats That Prove Social Anxiety Needs To Be Taken Seriously

Social anxiety disorder is more than a fleeting feeling of shyness. It’s a mental illness that can disrupt the regular flow of life, making everyday tasks and responsibilities seem impossible.<p>“When someone has social anxiety, they can experience it so severely that it inhibits their pursuit of life …

Mental Health

Cutting the cord? Let us help you find the best service for live-streaming TV

For those fed up with their cable or satellite TV company, there has never been a better time to cut the cord. Streaming video services are giving …

Televisions

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

How to sync your local iTunes library when you’re subscribed to Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the best music streaming options when you have a local library of unreleased songs, live concerts, or remixes. But this method will also allow you to sync hi-fiedlity music such as ALAC to your iPhone.<p>While not completely obvious, it is possible to sync your local library …

Apple Music

How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone

Unsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple provides features in iOS 11 that allow you to block nuisance calls and messages from the same number coming through to your phone, and in this …

How to get the iPad’s keyboard shortcut cheat sheet on Mac

One of the iPad’s handiest features is its keyboard-shortcut cheatsheet. Whenever you have a USB or Bluetooth keyboard attached to your iPad, just hold down the Command key and wait for a second. An overlay will pop up showing you all the keyboard shortcuts available for the current app.<p>Did you …

Seven Useful macOS Tricks You Might Not Know

There are a lot of hidden features in both macOS and iOS that often go under the radar, either because they've not received much attention from Apple, or they've been forgotten after a period of time.<p>In the latest video over on our YouTube channel, we've rounded up some useful macOS tips and tricks …

26 Apple TV tips you'll thank us for

The Apple TV is a seriously easy device to use and adds tons of value to your entertainment system. Below are 26 tips and tricks which will make navigating and using your Apple TV even easier.<p>The latest generation of the Apple TV has a lot to offer that its predecessors don't. It's a casual gaming …

Smart TV

The best songs from Apple commercials

The “Apple Bump” is real. Whether Apple just has a knack for picking songs that are destined to become popular or the tech giant really has that much …

MacBook Air

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 …

Smartwatches

12 hidden iOS gestures worth knowing

Be a more efficient iPhone user with these secret taps and swipes.<p>With the amount of time you likely spend tapping and swiping on your iPhone, I have a dozen gestures that can amount to tremendous time savings. You may know some of these, but others could be hiding in plain sight.<p>Keep reading for …

Apps

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Your iPhone tracks every place you visit. Here’s how to see the map.

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts — aka “significant locations” — and uses this data to make location-based suggestions using Siri and to power other features. Don’t panic, though: This data is kept on your phone, not …

Track Down

11 AirPods Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Apple’s wireless earbuds — known as the AirPods — have been highly demanded since it was released. Some of the reasons why the AirPods are popular is that being free of wires while listening to audio is very convenient, it pairs with devices quickly and phone calls sound crystal clear.<p>To pair your …

Tech Trends

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

20 Lessons You Need to Learn Before You're Out of Your 20s | Inc.com

<i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn at their 20s? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Communication Is Everything:</b> If you learn how to effectively command a room, think on …

Self-improvement

15+ iPhone X Tips and Tricks [Video]

In this hands-on video walkthrough we highlight more than 15 handy tips and tricks for new iPhone X owners. Included in the video are easier methods for invoking Control Center and Notifications, a method for recording Animoji without a time limit, and the best way to quickly switch between two …

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

Essential iPhone X tips

iPhone X is radically different from every iPhone that came before it. As you strive to get accustomed to life without a Home button, these iPhone X tips and tricks will come in handy.<p>Check out the video below to see nine iPhone X tips you need to master immediately.<p>The iPhone X lacks the physical …

iPhone X setup shows Apple’s core brilliance

I used to think setting up a new iPhone was easy, but the iPhone X takes it to the next level.<p>On Friday, I got the new iPhone X and have been using it all weekend. The setup process was the easiest ever, and speaks to Apple’s constant drive to make things better.<p>Normally I set up a new I Phone “as …

How to add any audio file to iPhone’s Music app

It’s 2017, and yet you still can’t add music to the Music app on your iPhone. If you have an MP3 file that somebody sent you, that you downloaded, or that you created with one of the zillions of powerful apps on iOS, you can’t just add it to your library. Instead, you must add it to iTunes on your …

Operating Systems

iPhone X won’t reveal your lock screen notifications to anyone else

Having your notifications displayed on your iPhone’s lock screen is incredibly convenient. But it leaves them exposed to prying eyes. That’s no longer a worry with iPhone X, which won’t reveal your lock screen notifications to anyone but you.<p>Its ability to recognize your face gives iPhone X all …

Apple Pay

What’s new in iOS 11.1 beta 2? A look at new changes and features [Video]

iOS 11.1 beta 2 was released earlier today, and we’ve taken some time to talk about the new features and changes found in the beta release. The biggest new feature, one alluded to ahead of time by Apple, is the inclusion of new Unicode 10 emoji characters. Have a look at our hands-on video …

Change these Safari 11 settings right now

Safari 11 blocks autoplay videos, stops ad trackers, and puts an end to sites asking if it's OK to send you push notifications.<p>Along with MacOS High Sierra comes Safari 11. The latest update to Apple's web browser addresses two of the bigger Internet annoyances: autoplay videos and ad trackers. …

Track Down

How to zip files in iOS 11’s Files app

Zipping files just got a whole lot easier on the iPad thanks to iOS 11’s new Files app. Now, instead of having to fire up a third party app and somehow get your files in there, you can use drag-and-drop, or other methods, from right inside Files, and then save the results back to Files. Today we’ll …

Apps

Find and delete storage-hogging iMessage chats in iOS 11

Maybe, if you opt for one of the new 512GB iPads, you won’t have to worry about storage space. But for everyone else, iOS 11 has you covered. Now, under a new section in settings, you can whittle down the storage used by the iMessage app, weeding out old conversations, revealing oversized …

Apps

The 5 best hidden features from the latest iPhone update

Apple's latest iPhone software update — iOS 11 — is finally here, and with it, a ton of new features and tricks. Here's how to enable the best ones: the one-handed keyboard, a hidden level in the camera, screen recording, storage optimization, and easily sharing WiFi passwords.

IOS 11

How to use the most useful Finder keyboard shortcuts

You probably spend a lot of time in the macOS Finder. Much of it is likely spent pointing and clicking, using the trackpad pointer to duplicate files, or to click back to the folder you were in a moment ago.<p>But, like most Mac apps, the Finder offers a ton of useful keyboard shortcuts — to create …

Operating Systems

Complete guide to iMovie for iOS

Learn how to make movies on your iPhone with the surprisingly powerful yet easy-to-use iMovie mobile app.<p>iMovie for iOS lets you become a mobile movie maker. With the mobile app, you can skip the process of transferring video to your Mac and get started right on your iPhone, where your videos …

Apps