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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 …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Saudi Arabia’s TechUtopia Neom will have to reinvent the rules to succeed

Gillian Hadfield Contributor<p>Gillian Hadfield is the author of Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law and How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy and a professor of law and economics at the University of Southern California.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>To control AI, we need to …

Remote Tech Support: Best ways to screen share on iOS, macOS, and more

Your friends and family have likely just gotten a range new devices, and an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV is probably in the mix. If you’re like me, you’re the go-to tech support for family and friends and the holidays mean you have some work cut out for you. With fresh handy features like iOS …

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How to navigate the Home button-less iPhone X using gestures [Video]

The iPhone X ushers in a major change to the way we interact with our devices due to the lack of a Home button. In order to accommodate an almost bezel-free display, Apple eschewed the Home button and replaced its functionality with several new Screen Edge Gestures.<p>The presence of these new …

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15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away.<p>If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short …

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12 features you probably didn't know exist on WhatsApp

WhatsApp's core messaging function is pretty easy to use.<p>But there's a lot more to the Facebook-owned messaging service -- which surpassed 1 billion …

How to Set Up Your Mac for Wi-Fi Calling

You can, in fact, make phone calls from your Mac. Wi-Fi (<i>WiFi</i>) calling is one of the perks you get when you choose to go with Apple’s complete …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

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How to sync and play music from Apple Watch without iPhone

Any Apple Watch can play music without iPhone which is especially useful for outdoor workouts, but you have to decide what music and how you’ll listen ahead of time. It’s fairly simple if you follow the right steps, however, there are a few tricks to make syncing music to Apple Watch easier.<p>For …

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10 things you might not know about Apple's AirPods

Apple fans, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that if you want to get your hands on Apple's hot new truly wireless earbuds anytime soon, it's the same old story. You can either keep your eyes glued to one of several available AirPods inventory tracking websites, or you can pay a bit …

Review: Joli’s handmade leather sleeve is a pricey but well-made choice for MacBook Pro users

I first discovered Joli and their handmade leather sleeves a little over a year ago. Back then, I reviewed the company’s sleeves for the iPhone, iPad Pro, and 12-inch MacBook. Now, I’ve moved on from the 12-inch MacBook to the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.<p>Wanting to protect my pricey investment, …

MacBook Pro

Even diehard Apple fans will learn from this huge list of hidden iPhone tricks

In a post on Friday morning, I touched upon the increasingly common notion that iOS has gotten much more complex in recent years. Some users even …

Apps

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.<p>Some of these features are buried …

The best 4K & 5K USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 displays for MacBook Pro & MacBook

We already gave you the rundown on requirements for connecting your old DisplayPort and HDMI displays to the new MacBook Pro, and if you need a new monitor now, the best option going forward is probably to go all-in on USB-C. That goes not only for MacBook Pro or 12-inch MacBook users, but also …

MacBook Pro

How to add or disable Touch ID fingerprints, Apple Pay cards & view transaction history on MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is the first of Apple’s Macs to include a Touch ID sensor built-in for Apple Pay, unlocking the Mac with your fingerprint, and authentication purposes in third-party apps.<p>Other Macs can use Apple Pay, but they need to use a nearby iPhone or Apple Watch to …

Apple Pay

How-To: Dock Picture-in-Picture videos anywhere on macOS Sierra [Video]

By default, Picture-in-Picture videos on macOS Sierra are docked in one of the four corners of your Mac’s display. If you try to move the window elsewhere, it will quickly snap back to one of the four default corners. This is very similar to how Picture-in-Picture mode works on the iPad.<p>But it’s …

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Developer finds unused one-handed iPhone keyboard in iOS system code, activated by edge swipes

Prolific Apple hacker/developer Steve Troughton-Smith last night posted on Twitter that he has found a one-handed mode for the iPhone keyboard, hacking the iOS Simulator to demo the unreleased feature as shown above. The code has apparently been in the system since iOS 8 but is yet to be released …

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Window Treatment Installation Ideas to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Are you one of the many homeowners looking for ways to save money on your utilities and appliance uses during the Summer, Winter, and year round?<p><b>Did</b> …

Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 to Transform Its Oil-Dependent Economy

The oil-dependent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a long-term blueprint to transform itself into a more diversified economy, with non-oil government …

Review: LG’s USB-C-enabled 4K Monitor lends single cable simplicity to 12″ MacBook owners, but not without some compromises

If you’re looking for a 4K display that can be paired with your 12″ MacBook via a single USB-C cable, then your options are fairly limited. It seems that LG is one of the few display makers that has such a monitor available for sale.<p>LG’s 27UD88-W is a 27″ USB-C-enabled display. Its USB-C port …

Gear & Gadgets

10 tips for new and prospective MacBook owners [Video]

As someone coming from a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display, adjusting to the smaller form-factor of the 12″ MacBook takes some getting used to. But as brought out in our post highlighting 10 favorite MacBook features, the effort is worth it.<p>I’ve been using the 2016 MacBook as my primary computer …

MacBook Pro

10 reasons to seriously consider the 2016 Retina MacBook

Yesterday, I bought a 12″ MacBook, and after playing with it for 10 minutes, I immediately knew that I made the right decision. 24 hours later, I’m convinced that this is the best laptop for me, and a much better portable workhorse than something like a 12.9″ iPad Pro. Here are 10 reasons why you …

Gear & Gadgets

How-To: Launch apps on Mac using a simple trackpad gesture [Video]

OS X features several handy native trackpad gestures aimed at controlling your Mac, but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to launch or open your favorite app with a simple trackpad gesture? In this post, we’ll show you how to easily wield BetterTouchTool in order to do just that.<p>BetterTouchTool is an …

Apps

How-To: Start dictation on your Mac via a voice command [Video]

By default, dictation on OS X is initiated by using a double-press of the function (<i>fn</i>) key on your Mac’s keyboard. But did you know that it is also possible to start dictation hands-free using only your voice? In this brief tutorial, we’ll show you how.<p><b>Step 1:</b> Open System Preferences → Dictation & …

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6 useful Apple Pencil apps for people who don’t draw

When I purchased a 12.9-inch iPad Pro back in November, I bought an Apple Pencil to go with it. When I decided <i>against</i> the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, I kept my Apple Pencil.<p>Even though I don’t draw, I found a lot of other ways the Apple Pencil fit into my workflow. And I knew Apple would release a smaller …

The 12 best hidden features in the new iPhone update

Although Apple is advertising some of the new abilities your phone just received, like a new mode that makes reading easier at night, many of the best tweaks go unadvertised. Often iPhone users have no idea they even exist.<p>After a week of using iOS 9.3, I went through the change log and forums to …

How-To: Create and use app folders on Apple TV with tvOS 9.2 [Video]

The ability to create Home screen folders on the Apple TV is one of the biggest new features to appear in the recent tvOS 9.2 update. On previous versions of tvOS, apps couldn’t be organized in folders, which made for a cumbersome experience for those with lots of apps.<p>If you’re an iOS user, then …

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How-To: Set up and use Bluetooth keyboards with the fourth-gen Apple TV and tvOS 9.2

Apple yesterday officially released tvOS 9.2 to the public. The update includes a variety of new features, such as folder support, Siri Remote dictation, iCloud Photo Library, and more. One thing that was added, however, that was originally expected to be included when the fourth-gen Apple TV …

Smart TV

16 iPhone 6S Tricks And Tips You May Not Know About

What distinguishes the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus from its predecessors — aside from the faster chipsets and the major camera upgrades — is the pressure-sensitive 3D Touch feature. The 3D Touch feature supports a new dimension of functionality such as “peeking” at content by applying a light push …

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