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10 Apps Your iPhone 6S Desperately Needs

Put your iPhone 6S to work with these 10 important apps that both improve the entire iPhone 6S experience, and make good use of the device’s hardware. If you’ve got any suggestions for the next app round-up, do leave them in the comments and stay tuned for my upcoming Android app run-down.<p><b>More on</b> …

How to breathe new life and increased performance back into an iPad that has become slow and sluggish

So, you’ve got an iPad and it’s starting to get a little slow on you. Stop me if this sound familiar– first, you do your best to free up as much storage space as you can muster by deleting old, unused apps. Next, you decide to offload your photo library and data to iCloud, or whatever other …

17 Common Apple Watch Problems & How to Fix Them

Apple Watch and Apple Watch 3 problems continue to frustrate users despite multiple Apple Watch updates and iPhone updates. Here are common Apple …

How to Use iCloud Photo Library in Photos to Sync Pictures Between Devices

iCloud Photo Library was introduced with iOS 8, but with the launch of the Photos for OS X app, it's now available on the Mac. In a nutshell, iCloud Photo Library is Apple's newest photo service that lets you sync all of your images across all your devices and to iCloud.<p>iCloud Photo Library …

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How to set goals and view progress in Activity for Apple Watch

Scrolling down will give you access to view your data in a few different ways rather than just looking at the rings. You can also find the same …

Apple Posts Final Three "Guided Tour" Videos of Apple Watch

Amidst the excitement surrounding the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple has posted the final 3 of their series of 11 Guided Tour videos that show how it works. These last three short videos cover Apple Pay, Activity, and Workout. The health & fitness functions of the Apple Watch promise to be one of …

How to view activity levels on Apple Watch

Inside the Activity app on your Apple Watch you can view how close you are to meeting each of your goals. In order to meet all three goals, you'll …

How to clear — and clear all — notifications on your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch can use touch, audio, and visual cues to alert you to a notification but if you miss it or just can't get to it, they're all safely …

How to mute the ringer and alerts on your Apple Watch

Maybe you're going into a movie theater or about to watch a play. Maybe you're at dinner with a date or just want to take a quick nap. Whatever the …

Apple Watch How-to: Setup and pair your Apple Watch with an iPhone

After much anticipation, the first batch of Apple Watch orders began arriving to customers today. In this how-to article, we will discuss how to setup the Apple Watch and pair it with your iPhone.<p>The first thing you need to do is power on the device. To do so, press and hold the side button for two …

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Keep your iPad and iPhone Safe with Apple’s Two-Step Verification Feature

With all the hacking scandals going on many readers have been asking how to better secure their favorite Apple device from the prying eyes of …

Keep Your Bananas Fresh And Your Stomach Full With These Incredible Food Hacks

There's nothing more sorrowful-looking than a bunch of brown bananas, are we right?<p>If that's the case, then what we're about to share with you is …

iCloud Photo Sharing: The ultimate guide

Apple's iCloud service includes iCloud Photo Sharing, which lets you share images and video with friends, family, and colleagues on an iPhone, iPad, …

Back up your iTunes library by copying it to an external drive

Lock in Trade-in Pricing on Your iPad Before October 16

Apple had a lot to announce on September 9, even bringing Steve Jobs's "One More Thing" phrase out to introduce the Apple Watch. So it's understandable that updated iPads or Macs weren't discussed. However, another announcement is less than a week away on October 16.<p>Apple is expected to announce an …

How to Get Cell Service and TouchID Back on Your iPhone

Today Apple unleashed an update to iOS 8. Unfortunately, iOS 8.0.1 killed cell service and TouchID for many iPhone users. The iPhone without the actual phone part is really just an expensive iPod touch.<p>Fortunately you can restore your phone back to iOS 8.0 while Apple figures out what went wrong …

iOS 8 Users Seeing Issues With Battery Drain, Slow Wi-Fi

Released last week, iOS 8 is Apple's latest operating system update, bringing several new features like Continuity, third-party keyboards, Notification Center Widgets, and more. As with any new iOS update, users have been reporting several bugs in the operating system, with some of the more …

Banana Blondies with Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache

Banana Blondies with Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 21, 2014 87<p>I’m making dreams come true in bar form.<p>Not the tequila type of …

Apple May Have Considered Purchasing Tesla, Researching Audio to Predict Heart Attacks

Apple's interest in vehicle and medical integration for its products is well-known, but a new report from the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> claims some new details on both fronts, including word that Apple may have explored a potential purchase of electric car manufacturer Tesla last year.<p>The specific …

BOOMBOTIX REX Review: Can It Survive the Ultimate Ruggedness Test?

I was recently given a BOOMBOTIX REX (<b>$119.99-$129.99</b>) trial unit to experiment with. I warned the folks at BOOMBOTIX that I was going to be rough on it, but I honestly had no idea just how roughly that little speaker was going to be treated. You see, when it arrived, my infant son <i>instantly</i> …

iPad App of the Week: Ken Burns

Great and unique apps are a big part of what has made the iPad such an amazing device, With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of one outstanding iPad app a week here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the …

Played out: Apple now rejecting apps that attempt to ride Flappy Bird’s tailfeathers

It seems the App Store has reached peak “flappy.” According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, multiple developers report that Apple has started blanket-rejections of apps using the word in the name, and perhaps it’s for the best. Four of the top ten free apps on the store are Flappy Bird clones—including all of the …

iBeacon technology ready in Los Angeles and San Diego - appPicker

Two weeks ago there were reports that Major League Baseball wanted to install iBeacon technology in 20 ballparks for the start of 2014 season. It’s …

The Food Lab: How to Cook a Perfect Prime Rib

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>This is a four-pound joint of well-marbled prime beef rib—it is not cheap. And, while my friends provide me with as many mental and philosophical riches as a man could ask for, and my wife supplies an adequate amount …