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18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

How to sync your local iTunes library when you’re subscribed to Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the best music streaming options when you have a local library of unreleased songs, live concerts, or remixes. But this method will also allow you to sync hi-fiedlity music such as ALAC to your iPhone.<p>While not completely obvious, it is possible to sync your local library …

Apple Music

Photo Basics: Understanding Your Camera’s Metering System and Exposure Modes (VIDEO)

Photography is all about light, and unless you understand the inner workings of your camera’s metering system and know how to arrive at correct …

How to Add a Word or Spelling to Spellcheck on Mac

Did you know you can easily add new words to spellcheck in Mac OS? By adding a new word, the spellcheck engine in Mac OS will stop flagging that word …

Operating Systems

How to restore iPhone from iCloud Backup

If you’ve just purchased a new iPhone, gotten a replacement, or need bring back all your information to your iPhone for another reason, restoring from an iCloud Backup is an easy way to pick up where you left off.<p>To restore an iPhone from an iCloud Backup you’ll need to have had the feature turned …

iCloud

How to use your AirPods when you're offline

How do I control my listening with AirPods when I'm offline? Say goodbye to Siri … temporarily.Part of the magic of AirPods is their lack of …

Moving your Dropbox folder to a new location

You can move your Dropbox folder to any location on your hard drive or an external hard drive using the Dropbox desktop app.<p>Notes before you get …

How to Add Signature in Messages App on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

Unlike your Gmail or any other mail you may be using on smartphone, you can’t put your signature in text messages on your iPhone or iPad running on …

How to annotate a freshly scanned document on your iPhone?

Do you know that it’s possible to annotate scanned documents and receipts right on the iPhone or iPad? You can easily add any mark-ups, sign files …

This simple trick can free up a ton of storage on your iPhone

Some popular ways include using Google Photo's free, unlimited cloud storage for photos and streaming music.<p>We've even seen a strange, roundabout way where you have to "pretend" that you're about to rent a movie , even when you don't have enough space for it.<p>The method I'm talking about here is to …

Mobile Technology

How to get all of your photos into Google Photos

There's no shortage of ways to store your photos and videos in the cloud.<p>At <i>Mashable</i>, Google Photos has quickly become our favorite online photo and …

How To Locate Your Car With Apple Watch

Are you a little forgetful from time to time? I am, and sometimes if I leave my car on a packed car park at the Gym or outside a supermarket, when I …

Troubleshooting AirPort and Mac Wi-Fi problems

Many of us are addicted to the extent that we get depressed and moody if we go without it. What are we addicted to? The attention-grabbing Internet, …

WWDC

How to use your Apple Watch to control your Apple TV

What a magical world we live in. We can lift our Apple Watch up to listen to music, talk to our friends, and (yes) even tell the time.<p>If you’re an Apple TV user, you can send your Apple Watch tunes to the big screen, and you can even control your Apple TV right from your wrist.<p>Simply magical. …

Smart TV

Apple Updates Apple Watch 'Guided Tours' Site With Videos on Phone Calls, Siri, Music, and Maps

Earlier this month, Apple launched a new "Guided Tours" section on its dedicated Apple Watch website, showcasing several Apple Watch walkthrough videos designed to teach prospective buyers how various features work on the device. As of today, Apple has updated the site with four new videos, …

How to Answer and Make Phone Calls on Apple Watch

Did you ever think the day would come when we could call someone right from our wrists? It still seems like the stuff that science fiction is made of, but you can, in fact, make and receive phone calls on Apple Watch. On Apple Watch, calls are routed through the iPhone, but you can answer even with …

Smartwatches

How to create perfectly sized iPhone and iPad wallpapers

Anyone who knows me in real life would tell you I’m a bit of a wallpaper nut when it comes to my iPhone and iPad. While I can normally get my fix via Google image search, that sometimes doesn’t cut it. Sometimes I come across a photo that isn’t sized correctly. Luckily, as long as you know iPhone …

Who Poisoned Flint, Michigan?

Mom moved my two sisters and me to the appropriately named town of Flushing on the outskirts of Flint, Michigan, in 1980. My dad had just been killed …

5 secret remote tricks to supercharge your Apple TV

Your Apple TV remote is an amazing little device that lets you manage your big TV exerience. There are quite a few little settings you may have missed, though, when you started up your new Apple TV.<p>You can adjust and tweak your way through the Apple TV settings to make the most of your time with …

Smart TV

How to get Spotify and Amazon Video on the new Apple TV

The new Apple TV has finally arrived, however it's missing two popular apps. Despite an App Store for downloading a variety of games and apps, both Spotify and Amazon Video are nowhere to be found on the new Apple TV . While this could change in the future, there is an easy workaround to get them …

New Apple TV: Tips, Tricks, Siri Remote Shortcuts and Useful Settings

The new Apple TV launched on Friday in several countries around the world, giving early adopters a chance to try out the fourth-generation device for a few days now. The consensus opinion is that the new Apple TV is a worthwhile upgrade, particularly because of new features such as the App Store, …

Smart TV

How to add a game controller to your Apple TV

If you decided to pick up a third-party Made For iPhone (MFi) gaming controller along with your new Apple TV this week, you're likely going to want …

How to Use Split View in OS X El Capitan

With the recent release of OS X El Capitan, Mac users can now take advantage of full-screen apps in a split screen view. That is, a compatible app will zoom to take up an entire half of the screen and you can do the same with a second one, giving you two apps side-by-side in full-screen mode.<p>While …

Apps

Hands-on with the brand-new Apple TV

Tomorrow, Apple opens preorders for its long-overdue Apple TV relaunch. Today, we got a closer look at the developer edition of the device.<p>Ahead of next week’s release, the Apple TV is still extremely limited. There is no gaming, no Netflix, no Siri — yet. Really, all you can do are things Apple …

Smart TV

The best accessories for the new Apple TV: Bluetooth Keyboards, MFi game controllers, cables, more

From <i>9to5Toys.com</i>:<p><b>Update (1/11 2:00pm)</b>: With the release of tvOS 9.2, Apple has officially added support for Bluetooth Keyboards on Apple TV. You’ll find our top-picks below.<p>The new Apple TV is now available for pre-orders with the first units set to ship on Friday. Apple has introduced a number of …

5 iPhone tricks you need to know

With the recent release of iOS 9, we’ve already covered an incredible number of new iOS OS features that both iPhone and iPad users alike can take …

A Mac tech support handbook

I’ve put together an essential foundation document for Mac users who may sometimes try to help support friends and family.<p><b>In this report, you’ll …

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before the free trial ends

It’s almost the end of September, which not only means the evenings are starting to draw in for most of us, but also that Apple Music’s three-month free trial is about to come to an end — with the $9.99 per month premium service kicking in from October.<p>After its Apple Music Emmys ad, Apple is …

Apple Music

How have you lived this long without knowing these 10 hidden iPhone tricks?

Some people like to pretend they know it all when it comes to Apple’s iPhone. I promise: you don’t know it all. Even if you’ve been carrying an …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …