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How to Make Your Own Ringtones for iPhone on iTunes

Your iPhone has a variety of free ringtones to peruse, and the iTunes Store has a gigantic selection of iPhone ringtones to purchase, but what if you want to make your own custom ringtone? Good news! You can make phone ringtones free using already purchased songs from your iTunes library. All you …

iTunes

Making Sense of iCloud: A Complete Guide to Apple’s Cloud Services

I’ve been using iCloud for years and it’s become essential to how I store photos and documents, send emails, and sync and backup my devices. However, …

iCloud

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 …

Preordering the iPhone X? 7 tips to avoid a backorder

If you're dead-set on preordering the iPhone X, you're not alone. The biggest four US carriers have hinted that iPhone 8 sales are weak, suggesting that people are either hanging on to their old devices or holding out for the iPhone X. And even those who did purchase an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus might be …

Mobile Technology

Your Step-By-Step Guide To Setting Up Your Kid's iPhone For Parental Controls And Privacy

It might be easier than you think.<p>By Christine Elgersma, Common Sense Media<p>You’ve done all the hemming and hawing about whether or not to get your kid an iPhone and you’ve decided to take the plunge. Now what? There’s so much to figure out, from Safari to iMessage, not to mention the Wild West of …

13 hidden features in iOS 11

You don't need to buy an iPhone 8 (or an iPhone X for that matter) to get that shiny, new-iPhone feeling. All you need to do is upgrade to iOS 11, …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …

The difference between backing up an iPhone to iCloud and iTunes

Recently I was hiking in the Adirondacks with my iPhone in my pocket when I got caught in a torrential rain storm. I’m not a crazy case guy, so, as …

15 expert Apple TV tips and tricks

By David Nield<p>The Apple TV doesn't attract the same number of headlines as the iPhone or the MacBook but it's a quality bit of kit in its own right - …

Apple Watch tricks you probably don't know

Here are three cool tricks that make the Apple Watch more useful.<p>The Apple Watch can do a lot of useful things right out of the box. Most are common …

How to Create an Email Signature With a Logo in OS X Mail

These are instructions on how to create an email signature and add your logo to an email in OS X Mail.<p><b>Step One</b><br>Launch <i>Mail</i> from your Dock.<p><b>Step …

This weird trick can free up gigabytes of space on your iPhone

It seems like iPhone storage is always at a premium, especially if you have an entry-level model with just 16GB -- an economic necessity for many an iPhone owner. It's the rare person who doesn't know the pain of trying to download a new app or snap a few more photos and seeing the dreaded "not …

iTunes

How to monitor all 3 credit scores free on iPhone

There are lots of finance apps available for iPhone these days. Some of them make tasks that used to be painfully irritating easier than ever — like monitoring your credit report and viewing your credit scores. Even better, if you have the right combination of finance apps, you can regularly …

Identity Theft

I Thought It Wouldn't Happen to My Family

I want to challenge you to answer honestly when I say these two words: Mentally ill.<p>What was the image you created in your mind? Was it a homeless person shuffling down the street? Was it a person in a straitjacket? Someone rocking back and forth?<p>Now, look around you. Count the first five people …

Gay Marriage Still Doesn’t Exist, No Matter What the Supreme Court Says

The Supreme Court is wrong. It’s pretty simple. They’re wrong. They’ve been wrong many times in the past, and seem to be wrong with an increasing regularity these days.<p>They were wrong yesterday when they announced that the federal government can offer Obamacare subsidies even though the law …

10 killer tips to get your Apple Watch set up just right

Navigating the Apple Watch can be a little confusing at first, and it definitely takes a while to get your notifications dialed in so it’s not …

How to Set Up and Use Apple's New Photos App in OS X Yosemite

Last week, Apple released an update to Yosemite that includes a new Photos app . This app is a working replacement for iPhoto, and does much better …

Mobile Photography

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

Smart TV

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

Smart TV

Switching to Mac: Translating Windows terminology to OS X

When you switch to the Mac, it can feel disorienting at first. That's especially true if you've used Windows PCs for years. Adjusting to the Mac …

Operating Systems

Secret Safari shortcuts: Speed up your browsing now!

Safari for iPhone spun out of Safari for Mac to become one of the very first fully-functional web browsers on mobile. Taking all that power and …

Google

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I’ve been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year only features my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i><p>The …

Top 10 OS X Yosemite Notification Center Widgets For Your Mac [List]

Here’s a list of the top ten best OS X Yosemite Notification Center widgets you should download right now. More details and complete list can be …

iTunes in the Cloud: The ultimate guide

iTunes in the Cloud lets you access the content you've purchased from iTunes Store, the App Store, and iBooks Store from any device you have linked …

Smart TV

ACA's next obstacle: Confused users

Obama administration officials hoping to exhale after the big finish to Obamacare’s first enrollment season may need to hold their breath a while longer.<p>All the confusion and mixed messages out there are bound to combust if people decide they were misled — an echo of the “you can keep your plan if …

When Doctors Act on Tradition and Emotion Over New Science

This week a major journal published new recommendations for treating high blood pressure and cholesterol. But doctors are often reluctant to change old habits.<p>A series of new studies published in this week’s <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> underscore the complicated nature of new …

Obama budget will seek record funding for new doctors

WASHINGTON — President Obama will propose boosting the National Health Services Corps from 8,900 a year to 15,000 a year over the next five years, as well as spending $5.23 billion to train 13,000 primary care residents over the next 10 years, in his budget next week, administration officials told …

Defining the Social Worker as Consultant (1st in the Social Work Consultant Series)

Women Have Fundamentally Different Journeys to Financial Wellness, Merrill Lynch Study Reveals<p>Published<p>4 weeks ago<p>on<p>2018/05/01<p>A new Merrill Lynch …

Looking for a Social Work Resources and Student Blogs

Let People Who are Non-Verbal Communicate in their Own Way: A Social Work Challenge<p>Published<p>6 days ago<p>on<p>2018/05/24<p>While working at a disability group …