Giles Biggs

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The Best AirPod Imitators Are Now 80 Percent Off

Get the Air Bud Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds right now.<p>Apple’s AirPods look and feel great, sure, but they come with a $150 price tag to match, and …

Tech Trends

How to make Clodagh McKenna's All American Berry Trifle

This week, our food columnist Clodagh McKenna is writing from Wyoming, USA, where she is celebrating the Fourth of July - America's Independence …

Dessert

This Was a Historic (Monstrous) 4-Wave Set that Rolled Through Nazaré

<b>This is raw footage of the biggest set of the day, during one of the most monstrous days of the season, at Nazaré.</b> Four massive waves detonated along …

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 …

Graphics

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Self-help

PSA: Don’t forget to disable annoying in-app ratings and reviews in iOS 11

At long last, iOS 11 rolled out to Apple device owners this week, complete with a redesigned Control Center, an unrecognizable App Store, a new voice …

iOS 11 brings so many new features to the iPad that Apple had to make new videos

Apple would like you to know that iOS 11 will totally transform the iPad into the PC killer it keeps promising over the years, and the company has a …

These secret codes let you access hidden iPhone features

The iPhone has a handful of secret codes — some are very useful for everyone, some may only be useful for some. You can show your exact signal strength, display your call forwarding status, and hide your phone number from caller ID. Here are some of the best ones.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Apple releases four new ‘How to Shoot with iPhone 7’ videos – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

Apple has released four new videos in their “How to Shoot with iPhone 7” videos.<p>• How to shoot a sunset silhouette<br>• How to shoot a bold and simple …

Don’t even pretend you already knew all 10 of these hidden iPhone tricks

Apple’s iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The …

Review: Kanex's GoPower Watch portable battery for Apple Watch is good, but would be great with a Lightning port

Review<p>There's a lot to like about the Kanex GoPower Watch charger and battery for Apple Watch, especially the inclusion of an embedded magnetic watch …

Track how drunk you are with this Apple Watch accessory

Getting a reading of your blood-alcohol content levels is about to become as easy as glancing at your Apple Watch.<p>The first-ever wearable alcohol monitor made its debut at CES in Las Vegas this week, giving drinkers a new option for keeping track of whether or not they’re fit to get behind the …

How to screen share with iOS and macOS to help friends and family with new devices

Over that last month your friends and family have probably purchased or been gifted a range of new devices, and odds may be good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it works to problem solve by voice or text message when you aren’t with the user in need, but it’s often better to see …

No.1 G5, a smartwatch that is really smart and inexpensive

No.1 G5 Smartwatch with sleek look, fast MT2502 processor, and a low price tag<p>The one thing that can make you stand out in a crowd is a good quality …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple rolling out ‘Report Junk’ feature for iCloud Calendar invites from unknown senders to address spam

Apple is rolling out a fix for the iCloud Calendar spam issue that has plagued users over the past few weeks. On iCloud.com, the company has added a new Report Junk feature. This lets users remove spammy invites from their calendar and reports the sender to Apple for further investigation.<p>The …

How (and why you'd want) to back up an iOS device to iTunes

Apple’s iCloud is a great service. Users can store backups, documents, photos, and more in the cloud. This means they don’t take up precious storage …

This hidden Apple Watch feature helps find a lost iPhone in the dark

You probably already know that you can use your Apple Watch to ping your iPhone as long as they're close to each other. (Open Control Center on your Watch and tap on the Ping icon, the button with the iPhone and sound waves coming out of it.) Your iPhone will beep a few times; you then repeat the …

Apple Quietly Kills AirPort Extreme by Breaking Up Wireless Router Team

There’s a good chance the next time you buy a Wi-Fi router for you Mac, iPhone and iPad network it won’t come from Apple. The company reassigned the …

Magic brownies

Use a 20cm square cake tin silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>80g walnuts, crushed<br>• 4 eggs, separated<br>• 125g caster sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 110g plain flour<br>• 30g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 500ml milk, at room temperature<br>• 50g chocolate chips<p>METHOD<p>…

Review: Finally, a Scratch-Resistant iPhone 7 Case

One of the most frequent complaints I hear from new iPhone users is how they spent a premium price for a beautiful, polished iPhone only to have it covered up by a cheap case. Naturally, this protection is essential if the mirror polish of the back of the iPhone is to remain as factory fresh as …

iOS 10.2 public beta brings new wallpapers and emoji

One day after launching the first beta of iOS 10.2 to developers, Apple has now made the software update available to public testers.<p>iOS 10.2 is the first major update for iPhone and iPad users since 10.1 brought Portrait Mode To iPhone 7 Plus users as well as a number of UI tweaks. The new iOS …

Belkin's Valet Charger Power Pack delivers on-the-go juice to your iPhone and Apple Watch simulataneously

Belkin's got another Valet dual charging accessory for iPhones and Apple Watches, but this one's a portable.<p>Earlier this year Belkin launched a new, more affordable dual-charging dock, the Powerhouse Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone ($100). Now it's got a new portable dual-charging that will …

Apple leaks new MacBook Pro with touch strip

Including Touch ID and a MacBook-style keyboard<p>Apple is widely expected to unveil a redesigned MacBook Pro at an event on Thursday, but it looks like it may have let a couple images slip out early. <i>MacRumors</i> spotted a pair of images hidden inside yesterday's update to macOS Sierra, both of which …

Macs are up to $543 cheaper than Windows PCs, says IBM

For years people have looked at the sticker price of Macs, compared them to the sticker price of Windows PCs made with lesser components, and sneered …

Steps to Convert Blu-ray to MOV for iTunes on Mac/PC | Love Media Players

With high resolution, Blu-ray is ruling the Home Entertainment. You might have paid a good amount of money for your Blu-ray collections and they can …

Blu-Ray

How to use AssistiveTouch on iPhone and iPad

AssistiveTouch is an accessibility feature that can help people with motor skill impairments get the most out of their iPhone or iPad. With …

Aetna insurance will subsidize the Apple Watch

If you want an Apple Watch to keep track of your health, Aetna might help you pay for it.<p>The health insurance provider announced on Tuesday it will subsidize the cost of the device for some of its customers.<p>Aetna (AET) didn't specify how much it would contribute to the cost, but noted it would be …

Apple Watch

How-To: Gradually wake the Apple Watch Series 2 with the Digital Crown [Video]

If you’re an Apple Watch Series 2 owner, you’ll find a new feature in watchOS 3 that allows you to gradually wake the screen using the Digital Crown. This is a handy feature for those moments when you wish to view the display in a subtle manner without fully turning on the screen. Watch our video …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …