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IIHS: 2015 Ford F-150 Crash Tests Reveal Disparate Results Between Body Styles

The Ford F-150 aced a suite of crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and earned the nonprofit group’s “Top Safety Pick” rating. Of note, however, is that the honor was bestowed only to the SuperCrew body style, the bestselling version of the truck.<p>The four-door …

Hands-on with Windows 10's Xbox App

An Xbox gamer's new best friend.<p>In the lead up to Windows 10’s launch, Microsoft has spoken often about gaming on its new operating system. For Xbox …

How to Make Songs Available Offline with Apple Music on iPhone

Open the Music app and find the song or album you want to download for offline listening.<p>If the song or album hasn’t been added to your library, you’ll see a plus sign. Tap the plus sign to add a song or album to your library.<p>Once added, the plus sign will be replaced by the icon of a cloud with a …

How to Stop Greedy Apps from Gobbling Data

Have you ever been watching something on Netflix with your iPhone or iPad only to realize the app was using cellular data instead of Wi-Fi? Most of us do not have unlimited data available, so that can be an expensive mistake. To avoid using data when you don't have to, it's a good idea to prevent …

How to Use the Dashboard In Your Health App

The Dashboard in Apple's Health app is a place where you can store your most important (to you) information: Keeping an eye on your exercise? Track your steps, cycling distance, calories, weight, and even the flights of stairs you've climbed. More health minded? You can track your resting heart …

How to sync your Mac's Documents, Desktop, and any other folder to Dropbox

There are plenty of reasons to put things into the cloud, be it as a backup or to access them remotely from other devices. But putting things into …

Operating Systems

Apple will replace your battery once it hits 80 percent health

Apple's recently changed the terms of its AppleCare+ extended warranty program. Now, no matter what iOS or OSX device you own (yes, even the Watch), Apple will replace the battery as soon as it hits 80 percent health. That's up 30 points from the previous 50 percent threshold for iOS devices. …

Calm down and rock on; Apple isn’t adding DRM to your music

No, you won’t lose all your DRM-free iTunes music. At least, not without deleting your actual files and not having a backup. Apple isn’t adding DRM to your iTunes files, either.<p>The reality here is that Apple will not automatically remove any iTunes music files you own on your computer and replace …

Porsche Boxster Spyder: the best Boxster yet?

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'Bank of Apple' Moves Closer With New Patent To Kill PayPal, Square

Apple has quietly filed for a new patent which details a person-to-person money transmission method which could potentially grab market share from PayPal and Square, and hit the already beleaguered banking sector struggling to keep up with FinTech.<p>Apple is already banking on consumers using the …

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How To Make Speakerphone Calls Using Siri

Activate Siri by holding the Home button or saying "Hey, Siri..." (iPhone 6s and later or an older iPhone connected to a power source.)<p>Tell Siri to call one of your contacts “using speakerphone.” For example, “Hey Siri, call Momma's using speakerphone.”

How to Stop iTunes from Opening Automatically When Your iPhone Is Connected to Your Mac

By default on Mac, iTunes opens automatically when you plug your iPhone or iPad into your computer. If you have a Mac, the Photos app will also automatically open. But for many people this causes a lot of problems, including computer freezes. Luckily, you can disable itunes auto launch pretty …

How to Instantly Send Photos in Messages

Open the Messages app<p>Tap and hold down on the camera icon to the left of your text box<p>While still pressing down, slide your finger up to the camera icon to take a picture<p>Then lift your finger to automatically snap your photo<p>It will appear in the message text box, so you can review it. Then tap send

How To Tell Siri to Set an Alarm on Weekdays Only

You likely find it convenient to use Siri to set an alarm just by saying, "Set an alarm for tomorrow morning at 6 am." However, you can also instruct Siri to set an alarm for more than a single day, including setting the alarm for every day or for weekdays only, which is significantly faster than …

Game Centered: Vainglory Wins Prestigious 2015 Apple Design Award

<b>Vainglory</b> <b>(free)</b> has been sending shock waves through the gaming world ever since it was revealed on stage at Apple's iPhone 6 event in September 2014. Before it was even released, core gamers everywhere had taken notice of this amazing game, one of the first to bring a genuine and unapologetically …

How to Reset Your Forgotten Apple ID & iCloud Password

If you forgot your Apple ID password or you want to reset your iCloud password, we’ll show you how. First thing to know is that your Apple ID account is the same thing as your iCloud account. So if you forgot your iCloud password, you forgot your Apple ID password. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to …

How to View All Drafts in Mail on iPhone

The Mail app on your iPhone can connect all of your email accounts in one place with different folders that allow you to organize and view your emails in the best way for you. One way the Mail app helps you stay on top of your communication is with the Drafts folder, where you can find messages you …

Apps

How to Let Favorite Contacts Call You When Do Not Disturb Is On

The Do Not Disturb setting is pretty handy, especially when you’re at work or sleeping. This feature allows you to receive all your usual notifications, minus the disruptive sounds and vibrations that tend to come with them. But what if someone on your favorites list (like your brother, mom, best …

How to Get Rid of Split Screen on iPad & iPhone (UPDATED FOR 2018)

Split screen on iPad and split screen on iPhone are totally different features. You can get rid of iPad split screen by turning off the feature in the settings app. But the same isn't true for iPhone's with a split screen. Plus models of iPhone, such as the iPhone 8 Plus, have 5.5-inches of …

How To Send Video Messages

Sometimes when you send a message, you want to send something more than just a text or a photo or an audio message. Maybe you want to send someone a video of your baby’s first steps or a cute video of your dog chasing his tail. Whether you want to take a video to send or use a video in your …

How to enable one of the iPhone’s best hidden phone features

One of the best calling features on the iPhone, assuming it’s enabled by your carrier of choice, is Wi-Fi calling. When turned on, Wi-Fi calling …

Shield your iPhone fitness data from other apps’ prying eyes

iPhone 5s, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2<p>Settings App<p><b>Directions:</b><p>Tap into your Settings app on the iOS device you own that has an M7 or M8 chip. Next, tap onto the Privacy section, and then scroll down to — not Health — Motion & Fitness.<p>You’ll see a toggle switch to turn Fitness Tracking OFF, as well …

The most important thing you need to get started with Google’s unlimited free photo storage

Google’s unveiled its new Google Photos service during its annual Google I/O keynote last week, and the web has been buzzing ever since. Why? …

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

How to Move Apps to & from the Dock on iPhone or iPad

Apple has placed what it thinks are the most useful apps in the Dock of the iPad and iPhone, where they are accessible on every Home screen. However, your idea of the most useful apps may be different from Apple's. If you're wondering how to move apps into or out of the Dock on your device, read on …

Apps

How to share your iPhone photos with AirDrop

You know the drill: everyone gathers around for photos, and then everyone <i>in</i> the photos says, "Hey, can you send me those?"<p>Now comes the hassle of sending a bunch of text messages and/or emails -- provided you have all the necessary phone numbers and email addresses, of course. That's how most of us …

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Getting my butt kicked in EA’s Battlefield Hardline: Criminal Activity expansion (hands-on video)

Electronic Arts is showing off the first hands-on previews of Battlefield Hardline: Criminal Activity, and I had the assignment of being one of the first people to be destroyed while playing it. I happened to be at the same multiplayer preview event as some of the best Battlefield players in the …

Microsoft’s Oculus partnership is a very clever move

Oculus revealed the final version of its Rift virtual reality headset today, but Microsoft managed to steal the show. The company surprised the world today by announcing a partnership with Oculus to bundle an Xbox One controller with every Oculus Rift and the ability to stream Xbox One games to the …

You’ll be able to download songs for offline listening with Apple Music

Apple Music may be a <i>streaming</i> service, but you won’t always need an Internet connection to enjoy it. Apple has confirmed that you’ll also be able to download songs for offline listening, so you can enjoy albums and playlists when you’re on the road without data.<p>“As an Apple Music member you can add …