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How To: Clear the RAM on Your iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR to Fix Problem Apps & Boost Performance

While the iPhone XS and XS Max come equipped with 4 GB of random access memory, and the iPhone XR with 3 GB of RAM, Apple's latest flagships are …

iOS

Apple Watch 4 review: the best gets better

The screen steals the show<p>The greatest Apple product comeback story of the past few years has, without a doubt, been the Apple Watch. Launched with great fanfare four years ago, the initial version tried to do way too much with way too little, and it had confusing software to boot. Worst of all, it …

Apple Watch

Whats New In iOS 12 (Video)

Apple’s iOS 12 software is finally here, the software is now available to download for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.<p>The latest version of Apple’s …

iOS

watchOS 5 for Apple Watch now available with Podcasts and Walkie-Talkie apps, much more

The major watchOS 5 software update for Apple Watch is now available. watchOS 5 runs on Apple Watch Series 1 and later; the original Apple Watch is not supported. Read on to see what’s new in watchOS 5:<p>9to5Mac Happy Hour<p>watchOS 5 brings Apple’s Podcasts app to the watch for the first time, improves …

Apple Watch

iOS 12 review: the fixes are in

Apple’s latest mobile OS update focuses on making things work, instead of adding new features<p>iOS 12 is officially available today, after months of betas both for developers and the general public, following its announcement at WWDC in June. And as is the case with Apple’s iOS updates, it’s coming …

iOS

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 12 That You Couldn't Do Before

Happy iOS 12 day, everybody—after being announced back in June, the final version of Apple’s mobile OS gets pushed out to eager iPhone and iPad users …

iOS

Apple’s latest iPhones are shipping w/ a puny 5W charger, try these faster alternatives instead

While yesterday’s Apple event was littered with new devices, including both iPhone and Apple Watch, there was some disturbing news. Once again, Apple will be shipping its latest iPhones with the same old 5W charger. So we thought we’d lend a hand.<p>Rather than sit by idly with slow 1A charge speeds, …

Apple

Reality check: Here’s what the average retiree spends every month

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The gray-haired couple sipping champagne on a beach at sunset. Grandpa teaching the grandkids …

Retirement

9 Apps to Try if You Want to Learn Something New Every Day

Sure, smartphones and smartphone apps can waste our time and bring out the worst in people, but they can most definitely also be a force for good: …

Apps

6 clever tricks Google users wish they knew sooner

Google has evolved into more than a search site. Gmail started as an invite-only experiment, and now it’s enrolled more than a billion active users. Today, a Google account will land you seemingly limitless power, storage, and versatility. You can automatically use Drive, Docs, Calendar, YouTube, …

Google Docs

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

iPhone Not Working Properly? Here's How to Calibrate It

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

No Need to Carry Documents: How Govt’s DigiLocker App Works

The government this week announced that documents such as the driving license, PAN card, Voter ID, Car Registration as well as school and college …

How to catch the peak of the dazzling 2018 Perseid meteor shower

There's a way for everyone to watch the spectacular Perseids on Saturday and Sunday night as the annual meteor shower reaches its height.<p>One of the best shooting-star shows of the year (at least in the northern hemisphere) is probably best seen in North America from the northern Great Plains and …

How To Get Started In Astrophotography Landscapes

If you’ve never done it before, night photography can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! In this article I’ll discuss the gear I use and …

Google Keep Gets A Big Update

While Google has been one of the leaders when it come sto many cloud apps, they've lagged behind the likes of Microsoft OneNote and Evernote when it …

Useful iOS 12 Features You Might Not Know About

iOS 12 introduces several significant new features like Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time for keeping track of the time you're spending on your iOS devices, Group FaceTime with up to 32 people, new parental controls, ARKit 2.0, and more.<p>Along with all of the major additions, there are dozens of …

iOS

Best Free Movie Apps for Mac and iPhone

- Jul 12, 2018<p>From Netflix to iTunes, there are no shortage of ways to watch video content on your macOS or iOS devices. But many of these services …

TV shows

Hands-On With the Siri Shortcuts Beta App in iOS 12

Apple last week introduced a beta version of the Siri Shortcuts app that's designed to let iOS 12 users create Workflow-style shortcuts and assign Siri commands to them, allowing a range of actions to be executed with voice-based requests.<p>While the app is complex, powerful, and can be explored for …

iOS

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

Apple releases first iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad

Apple has released the first iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad — which means more Memoji for the iPhone X users! This allows users who are not registered developers to test pre-release versions of iOS with new features for free (and a few bugs).<p>9to5Mac Happy Hour<p>Prior to the public beta …

iOS

Apple has a new app that lets you measure almost anything with your iPhone

Apple is launching a new Measure app in iOS 12 in the next few months that will let you size anything with just your iPhone.<p>You no longer have to go …

"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Forget Siri – you can run Amazon’s Alexa on your Apple Watch right now

Apple is bringing several new features to Siri in iOS 12, but that doesn’t mean Siri will become the most popular voice assistant in town. It’s …

How to use home equity to fund your retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A new Bankrate survey says 62% of homeowners never plan to move. If you’re one of those …

How to port your landline number to Google Voice

Still hanging onto your home phone? Worse, still paying for it?<p>I suspect this is pretty common. It's a hassle to give up a landline, if only because that number you've had for so many years is "on file" at so many places. It's your <i>home number</i> -- and you need to keep that, right?<p>The number, yes. But …

Google Voice

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

Home Improvement

The 3-Step Guide to Beating Back Pain

A ching lower backs, either acute or chronic, affect nearly half of healthy, active people older than 60, according to a February study in the …

Pain

Depreciation Recapture on Rental Real Estate

Some capital assets can be depreciated for tax purposes, allowing you to divide up and spread out the cost of an asset over several years and take a …