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Neil deGrasse Tyson Challenges Chaser the Border Collie to Retrieve a Doll She’d Never Seen Before

On an adorable 2012 episode of the PBS series NOVAScience, popular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson challenged Chaser, the amazing border collie …

Collie

How to Use the New Photos App Features in iOS 12

In iOS 12, Apple has introduced some new features to the Photos app that aim to make it easier for you to search, share, and enjoy your photo collection. Here's how to make the most of them.<p>The most prominent addition in the Photos app is a new <b>For You</b> tab, which replaces the old Memories and Shared …

iOS

How to Use the New Screen Capture Interface in macOS Mojave

In macOS Mojave, Apple has introduced a new screen capture interface that unifies the screenshot and screen recording features on Mac, making accessing them easier than it used to be.<p>A new floating palette brings the traditional Mac screen capture functions together under a single menu. You can …

Keyboard Shortcuts

See every new iOS 12 feature in action

After months of testing, Apple finally release iOS 12 to the public this morning.<p>See all the cool new iOS 12 features in the video below.<p>iOS 12 performance<p>First up, iOS 12 brings a noticeable speed boost. Apps load more quickly, the Camera app opens faster, etc. iOS 12 generally makes my iPhone X …

iOS

How to Stop Your Apple Watch From Launching the 'Now Playing' App When Audio Plays on Your iPhone

Most Apple Watch owners will recognize the "Now Playing" app – it automatically launches by default whenever you play audio through the Music or Podcasts app on your iPhone. A similar screen shows when you play audio through any third-party iPhone app that also has an Apple Watch extension, like …

Apple Watch

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

DNS Server

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

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 Google is not to blame for the wide assortment of gadgets that use the Android operating …

Social Media

8 Stats That Prove Social Anxiety Needs To Be Taken Seriously

The disorder is often misunderstood.<p>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 …

The best live TV streaming services: PlayStation Vue, Hulu, Sling TV, and more

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 …

Sling TV

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 …

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 …

App Store

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 …

Keyboard Shortcuts

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 …

MacOS High Sierra

26 Apple TV tips you'll thank us for

The latest generation of the Apple TV has a lot to offer that its predecessors don't. It's a casual gaming device, has useful apps like weather or news services and even comes with Siri baked in to help you find what you're looking for faster. And unlike before, there are two storage options to …

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 …

Apple

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 …

Apple Watch

12 hidden iOS gestures worth knowing

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 gestures you can use with Mail, Photos, Messages and other iOS apps.<p>…

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 …

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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 …

Batteries

12 tips and tricks for Apple's AirPods

Apple's AirPods are convenient and wireless. But if you've found yourself with a pair and are still wondering how to make the most of them, including how to avoid losing them, we have your back.<p>I've lived with these fully wireless Bluetooth earphones for over a year now. They're pretty easy to …

Tech Trends

20 Lessons You Need to Learn Before You're Out of Your 20s

The level of reward you experience directly correlates to the level of effort and work you invest.<p><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</i> …

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, …

Electronic Music

Essential iPhone X tips you need to know [Video]

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 …

Apple

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>Nonetheless, it’s become a habit …

Apple

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 …

Apps

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

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 …