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How to create a bootable macOS High Sierra USB install drive [Video]

If you want the ability to perform a fresh and clean install of macOS High Sierra, then you should consider creating a bootable macOS High Sierra USB install drive. Not only will this walkthrough work for the macOS High Sierra beta, but it will also work for the final public release once available. …

First-gen Apple Watch units with expanded or swollen battery get surprise extended warranty

One of the many not-so-great things about the highly anticipated first-gen Apple Watch was battery life, despite the iOS-compatible wearable device …

Sideload Popcorn Time On Apple TV 4 / tvOS, Here's How [Tutorial]

Here’s a guide on how to sideload install Popcorn Time app on tvOS for Apple TV 4. No jailbreak is required to get this working on Apple’s set-top …

How MacOS Sierra gives back gigs of storage space

Apple's new MacOS Sierra software introduces two ways to help you offload files from your Mac to iCloud. It lets you reclaim storage space on your local drive, while also making those files accessible from your other devices.<p>The first way lets you sync your Desktop and Documents folders to iCloud …

Apple macOS Sierra: 12 Handy Features You Should Know About

Earlier this week, Apple rolled out macOS Sierra to the public. macOS Sierra (version 10.12) is the successor to OS X (version 10.11) El Capitan. Several major features have been added in macOS Sierra such as Siri and a smarter Photos app. There are also many under-the-hood improvements included in …

How to Reset an iPhone 7 or Enter DFU Mode for Last-Ditch Recovery

This tutorial explains how to reset an iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and how to activate Device Firmware Upgrade (DFU) mode to troubleshoot your device if needed. Apple has changed the reset process with the iPhone 7 series, and with the devices now making their way into users' hands, it's a good …

How to unlock your Mac with the Apple Watch

Today, alongside the rocky iOS 10 rollout, Watch OS 3 was released. This new version of software brings a laundry list of new features to the Apple Watch, such as the new Application dock, Control Center replacing Glances, an SOS mode and much more.<p>Another standout feature found in Watch OS 3 is …

iOS 10: The MacStories Review – MacStories - page 4

Lock Screen Widgets<p>Technically, Lock screen widgets predate iOS 10. On both the iOS 8 and iOS 9 Lock screens, users could swipe down to reveal Notification Center and its Today view. However, iOS 10 adds an entirely new dimension to the Lock screen, as well as a refreshed design for widgets …

How To Disable iOS 10 Press Home To Unlock / Open On Lock Screen

Here's how to disable iOS 10 Press home to unlock / open on the lock screen and revert it back to iOS 9-style one-click unlocking on iPhone, iPad or …

Use this data-transfer tool for a seamless transition to iPhone 7

<i>This post is brought to you by iMobie, maker of AnyTrans.</i><p>It’s almost time for the iPhone 7. And, as when any new iPhone model hits the scene, there are sure to be plenty of people staring at their newly booted devices, wondering where some of their favorite data went.<p>AnyTrans gets you ready for …

Review: Siri-controlled August Smart Lock is a key upgrade to a HomeKit house

Being able to automate locking and unlocking your front door is one of the easiest ways to transform your house into a smart home and enter the age of the Jetsons. Dom reviewed the first August Smart Lock (reg. $199) last year, and August has released updated hardware with a feature Apple fans will …

How to use Apple Watch to unlock your Mac in macOS Sierra

The devices in Apple’s ecosystem always work really well together, and macOS Sierra doesn’t buck that trend. In fact, the upcoming desktop operating system lets Apple Watch owners automatically unlock their Macs using the wearable device — no lengthy password needed.<p>It’s a small, but incredibly …

How to Roll Back to iOS 10 (If You’re Using the iOS 11 Beta)

So you’ve installed the iOS 11 beta and, well, you don’t love it. No problem, because you can roll right back to iOS 10.

How-To: Understand the Wireless Diagnostics app on your Mac to analyze and improve your Wi-Fi network

Apple ships a little-known utility app that helps you analyze and diagnose your Wi-Fi connection, called Wireless Diagnostics. Open the app by option-clicking on the Wi-Fi indicator in the menu bar and select ‘Open Wireless Diagnostics …’. Although the app contains a lot of useful information, it …

Eve for iPad 5 and iPad Air 1 & 2

Eve 9.7” is a refined and elegant wall mount for iPad Air that combines beauty and practicality, while perfectly complementing today’s most popular …

Sky Q Hands On: Time To Scrap Those Cord Cutting Plans?

Sky’s UK and increasingly European subscription-based satellite broadcasting service has enjoyed years of rising subscription numbers and generally healthy profits that impressively have continued right up to today, despite the challenges of a fast-changing AV landscape. There’s no doubt, though, …

Sky Q: hands-on with the next generation of TV

Back in November 2015, Sky announced a considerable upgrade to its set-top box offering with a new premium TV service called Sky Q, which has been …

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25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

How to control your TV volume with the new Apple TV Siri Remote

Tips<p>The vastly improved Siri Remote that ships with the fourth-generation Apple TV includes dedicated volume buttons, which can be programmed to …

How to do a clean install of OS X El Capitan

Apple on Wednesday released OS X El Capitan as a free upgrade and as a result, lots of Mac users are busy upgrading their desktop and notebook …

13 awesome tricks your Mac just learned with El Capitan

OS X El Capitan promises to redefine the Mac experience with a host of new improvements that make working (and playing) smoother than ever.<p>There’s a lot to learn about all the new goodies in El Capitan, which finally became available to the public for free today. Everything from Notes to Safari, …

Logitech Debuts New 'Logi Circle' Home Monitoring Camera

Logitech today announced its entry into the home security and monitoring market with the Circle Portable Home Connection Camera, which is debuting under its new Logi brand. The palm-sized Circle is a connected camera that's designed to let users monitor and interact with pets, children, and people …

How to create a USB install disk for OS X El Capitan the right way

Now that the final GM version of OS X El Capitan is released, it’s time to revisit how to create a USB install disk. Chances are high this GM seed …

Operating Systems

37 Excellent Apple Watch Tips & Tricks

Roundup of Apple Watch Issues and Solutions

It’s been almost two weeks of Apple Watch ownership for many of us, which means that while we’re still in the honeymoon phase, the Watch “married” …

How to disassemble the Apple Watch yourself in just 10 minutes

You’re one of the few lucky people who has actually managed to get your hands on an Apple Watch — so naturally, it’s time to dive in and take it …

Apple Watch Tips and Hidden Features: Handoff, AirPlay, and More

The Apple Watch is a brand new product platform for Apple, offering a significantly different experience compared to Apple's already established platforms, iOS and Mac OS. As the device is getting onto more and more wrists over the coming days, weeks and months, we've collected a bunch of helpful …

How to replace a cracked or broken screen on an iPhone 5c

If you've managed to break the screen on your iPhone 5c and didn't opt for any kind of insurance, you've always got the option of doing a DIY repair …