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This New Lens System Will Be the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Your Phone Pictures

Here's how to buy the latest in iPhone photography.<p>Out with the old, in with the new.<p>If you have the iPhone X, otherwise known the latest from Apple, you're going to need to pair it with the latest in phone accessories. And if you're hoping to do just that while stepping up your photography game, …

How to disable Suggested and Recent Apps on iPad in iOS 11

Apple took iPad to the next level with iOS 11. With that are some changes that try to improve your experience, such as Suggested and Recent Apps.<p>Follow along as we walk you through how to disable Suggested and Recent Apps on iPad in iOS 11.<p>Head into Settings > Multitasking & Dock.<br>• Flip the switch …

How to clean shoes in the washer (without ruining them)

Stepping in a mud puddle doesn't mean you need to handwash your shoes. You can get them clean quickly in the washing machine, instead. There are some important tips to follow to keep your shoes from falling apart in the washer, though. Here's what you need to know.<p>What shoes to wash<p>Some shoes are …

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This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

There's a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth.<p>And tests have confirmed that it's …

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

Add a microSD card slot to any iPhone with this Lexar accessory

Hate that Apple will never sell an iPhone that has a memory card slot? You’re not alone. It stinks that you can’t pop a microSD card into an iPhone …

5 awesome new iPhone features in iOS 11.3 that no one is talking about

It seems like it took forever, but Apple finally released its hotly anticipated iOS 11.3 update on Thursday afternoon. Why would a software update …

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

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Moog brings world’s first portable synth to iPad

Moog — pronounced “Moog” — is famous for its awesome-sounding synthesizers. But recently it has has also become famous for making dome of the best iOS music apps. For instance, Moog’s Model 15 is a perfect digital reproduction of its modular synth that sounds as good as the real thing. Which is to …

Researchers develop device that extracts water from desert air

Researchers at MIT and UC Berkeley have developed and now tested a device that can extract water out of the air even in the driest of climates. The team proposed the device in a <i>Science</i> article last year and now they've improved the design and tried it out in Tempe, Arizona. While there are a few …

How to Reset Your Mac's Bluetooth Module to Fix Connection Issues

Bluetooth is what your Mac uses to connect to wireless devices like keyboards, mice, trackpads, speakers, and other peripherals. Generally, it's a reliable technology. At some point however, the chances are you'll run into difficulty establishing a Bluetooth connection with one or more of your …

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Exposure Compensation Demystified

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Exposure compensation is a valuable …

How to quickly share your current location on iPhone

There are lots of scenarios where you might want to quickly share your location with a friend or family member. Many people are probably aware of how to do this via Apple or Google Maps, but there is a slick shortcut built right into iOS for this feature.<p>In some cases it might be fastest to type …

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32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

Apple breaks down just what makes Portrait Lighting special on iPhone X

Apple is very proud of its Portrait Lighting feature for the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus, and it’s willing to let users take a peek behind the Cupertino curtain to show exactly why.<p>In a new video shared Wednesday evening, Apple gives an overview of the development process which led to Portrait …

GarageBand 101: How to Save Your Songs as Custom iPhone Ringtones & Alert Tones

When you make an awesome song or beat that you're proud of in GarageBand for iOS, one way to show it off is to turn it into a ringtone or alert tone …

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This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company TeleGeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It shows …

Apple's New iPhone X Video Focuses on Selfies Taken With Portrait Lighting

Apple shared a new video on its YouTube channel today that shows off selfies taken with the iPhone X.<p>The 38-second video cycles through a collection of selfies taken by iPhone X owners using the smartphone's front-facing TrueDepth lens system and Portrait Lighting effects. The ad also includes …

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least check on your new MacBook.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Has Apple released an update to …

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Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your New AirPods

AirPods were a hot ticket item this holiday season, selling out from Apple and other retailers.<p>We're guessing quite a few <i>MacRumors</i> readers got new AirPods during the holidays, so we thought we'd share some super handy tips and tricks that'll help you get the most out of your new earphones.<p><i>Subscribe</i> …

Review: Annie Leibovitz’s MasterClass is a Disappointment

When MasterClass announced <i>Annie Leibovitz Teaches Photography</i>, I was pumped. I’d already taken ​the James Patterson Teaches Writing MasterClass and …

Here's How to Get Razor Sharp Images with the Help of a "Secret" Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

The task of sharpening images is sort of a hit-or-miss proposition: Done properly, this enhancement can help rehabilitate slightly soft photographs. …

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256GB? Or Is 64GB Enough For iPhone X? 128GB For MacBook Pro?

Do smaller storage options cut it for Apple’s most popular hardware? Here’s my (maybe surprising) answer.<p>I won’t repeat the clichéd advice that is pretty much the same on all tech sites. They all say: pay a little more and get the extra storage. Wrong. That’s a passé bromide that doesn’t apply in …

Best Lightning cables to replace the one you already broke

Lightning cables are the most boring part of your iPhone or iPad kit, but one of the most essential. After all, without one your iPhone won’t last much longer than a day. Apple’s cables prove adequate, but we wouldn’t recommend buying one as a replacement or a spare. You can find several better …

Tech Trends

Portrait Editing: Give Your Subjects Flawless Skin with This In-Depth Photoshop Tutorial (VIDEO)

Editing portrait photos can be a difficult task, even for the best of us. But in the in-depth video below, you’ll learn how to give subjects perfect …

How the Inverse Square Law Can Make You Better at Lighting

Don't worry, this video isn't about all about math. Rather, it aims to give you an intuitive understanding of one of the most fundamental laws of …

How to teach Siri to pronounce a name

Siri is great for setting reminders and timers, but in recent times Apple’s AI assistant has gotten a lot better at other things, too. For instance, sending iMessages to folks via your EarPods or AirPods, with your iPhone still in your pocket, works well enough that you can use it reliably all the …

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