Garrett Foster

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How To: Disable the Lowercase Keys Display on the iOS 9 Keyboard

- Sep 28, 2015<p>One of the minor updates in iOS 9 is the ability to display lowercase letters while using the default virtual keyboard. Previously the …

Lock screen: The Ultimate Guide

Because Lock screen is the first screen you land on when you boot up or wake up, it serves as both assistant and gatekeeper — it keeps you informed …

Save your ears from Apple Music’s endless loops

Sometime in the last few weeks, I’ve had a big problem with Apple Music.<p>Whenever I’d start an album or playlist, I’d only hear the first song I chose, over and over and over.<p>I’d hit the Up Next list button and see the same song, endlessly repeated.<p>The fix is an easy one, but man did it frustrate me …

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How-To: Quickly transfer your old iPhone’s files to a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

Transferring files from your old iPhone to a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus isn’t difficult, but after a reader emailed about the many, many hours he expected to wait for the old-to-new iPhone transfer process to complete, I realized that his experience has become more common — even though it’s …

How to Create Playlists in Apple Music

The other day I decided to make a playlist of songs I listen to on repeat, and lucky for you, I decided to document my obsession with Britney Spears and Taylor Swift in order to show the steps required to create a playlist in Apple Music.<p>The first thing you need to do is open up your Apple Music …

How to Avoid Toll Roads with Google Maps on iPhone or iPad

Avoiding toll roads is something we all strive to do. Whether we’re on a cross-country road trip or simply want to get directions to home or work without tolls, we want our route to avoid tolls and Google maps makes that easy. There are many occasions when Google Maps will default to providing …

How To: Squeeze More From Your MacBook’s Battery

- Jul 31, 2015<p>No matter how much battery life you get from your MacBook, it never seems to be quite enough for the task at hand. This quick “how to” …

How To: Use AirDrop With Your Mac or iOS Device

- Jul 31, 2015<p>With the introduction of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple made AirDrop file transfer available across platforms. In this article, …

How to See Only the Notifications That Are Important to You

If important notifications keep getting buried under less significant ones in Notification Center, you can easily change the order they are shown to you, and even determine whether you see them at all.<p>Go to Settings > Notifications and then select Sort Manually. Then tap Edit in the upper right …

“What Flights Are Overhead?” and Other Cool Things to Ask Siri When You're Bored

You can ask Siri all kinds of fun things thanks to its connection with the WolframAlpha database. One of the fun questions to ask Siri is what flights are overhead, the answer to which might surprise you. Sitting in my friend’s apartment in Boulder, CO, there are five planes over my head within a …

How to shoot stunning 60 fps video with your iPhone 6

Clear, high definition video is all about a frame rate of 60 frames per second (fps).<p>Luckily, your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus can shoot in this high-speed format that will smooth out your videos as well as make the results of your slo-motion editing a much more watchable experience.<p>If you want to …

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Tip of the Day: Edit Your Mailbox List to Show Unread Emails

If you're like everyone else, you have a ton of email in your Inbox in Mail on your iPhone or iPad. And likely those are a mix of read and unread emails. If you're making a concerted effort to respond to all of them, you might find it convenient to just view those that are unread. Fortunately, in …

How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

How to prevent crashes from the lock screen<p>Launch the <b>Settings app</b> from your or iPad iPhone Home screen.<p>Tap on <b>Notifications</b>.<p>Tap on <b>Messages</b>.<p>Toggle <b>Show</b> …

How to delete multiple photos and videos at once in Messages for iPhone and iPad

Launch the <b>Messages app</b> on your iPhone or iPad.<p>Open the message thread you'd like to delete pictures or videos from.<p>Tap on the <b>Details button</b> in the …

How to use the Dock on your Apple Watch

Press the <b>side button</b> on your Apple Watch.<p><b>Scroll</b> with the Digital Crown or <b>swipe</b> up or down on the screen to view your apps.<p><b>Tap</b> to open the app you …

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How to quickly respond to messages on Apple Watch

How to quickly read messages on your Apple Watch<p>You can primarily view messages you've been sent by checking Notification Center.<p><b>Swipe down</b> from the …

How to set default Apple Pay cards on iPhone and Apple Watch

If you have more than one credit card, chances are you’ll want to put them all into Apple Pay so you can use any of them when the mood strikes, or your card balance dictates.<p>If you’ve got an Apple Watch, you’ll need to add them to the Watch via a separate process than the way you added them to the …

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How to transfer a call, message, or email from Apple Watch to iPhone

How to transfer a call from Apple Watch to iPhone<p>If the call is still ringing your Apple Watch, use the <b>Digital Crown</b> to scroll down until you see the</b> …

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.”

Tip of the Day: Use iTunes to Sync Photos to Your Device

While iCloud Photo Library has generally replaced iTunes for syncing photos between your computer and your iPhone or iPad, you can still opt to use the iTunes software. I can think of a couple reasons you may want to do this. If you'd like to keep a limited selection of your photos on your device …

How to Find Your Lost iPhone Using Apple Watch

We’ve all misplaced our iPhones at one point or another. If you lose your iPhone somewhere in your house, you can easily locate it using the pinging service included on Apple Watch. Finding your iPhone using Apple Watch takes seconds; it’s way better than rummaging around in the couch cushions. …

How to stop your iPhone from autoplaying music in the car

Does your music library inundate you with music, podcasts, or audiobooks when you get into your car? Here's the fix.As auto manufacturers and Apple …

How to Access Shared App & Music Purchases in Apple Family Sharing

The best part of Apple Family Sharing is... sharing! After setting up your Family Group, you can get to sharing all of your content including iTunes purchases like apps, music, TV shows, and movies, as well as books from the iBooks store (well, except for the content that's hidden.) I love sharing …

How to Send and Respond to Messages on Apple Watch

One of the main focal points of the Apple Watch is communication, and as such, it offers a Messages app much like the one on the iPhone. It's not quite as robust as the Messages apps available on other iOS and Mac devices, but Messages on Apple Watch lets you send pre-made replies, animated and …

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How to Troubleshoot Unresponsive Apps

There have been times I’ve been using an app and it started acting up—either by not responding or not working properly. When that happens with one or more apps, there are multiple solutions you can implement to fix the issue. Here's three different ways you can restart an app that's become …

How to Customize Your Home Screen in iTunes

The placement of app icons on your iPhone’s Home screen can make life simple or hard. OK, maybe that’s a bit of an overstatement, but app icon placement is important to those of us who crave organization. You can choose to organize your apps using your iPhone, but you may find it more efficient to …

Applying and removing Filters in Camera + Photos

You probably already know that you can apply filters to a photo in iOS 8—either in the Camera app while you’re shooting or afterward by editing it in …

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 …

How to customize how Spotlight works for you

How to find stuff fast with Spotlight<p>Hold down the <b>command</b> key and the <b>space</b> bar. That brings up the Spotlight search field, which looks like it …