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How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 Files

Want to pull your favorite YouTube videos right off the platform and onto your computer? Here's how to convert certain music videos on YouTube to …

YouTube Music

How to Subscribe to Calendars on iPhone and iPad

Calendar subscriptions offer a convenient way for you to stay up to date with everything from national holidays to the match fixtures for your favorite sports team. In this article, we'll show you how to subscribe to a public calendar on your iPhone or iPad – all you need in advance is the web …

Calendars

Turn off Google location tracking for real

If you want to fully disable location tracking (which, keep in mind, will limit certain apps' location-driven capabilities), here's how to do it.

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

The five best business podcasts you should be listening to this year

In need of some fresh thinking? Seeking inspiration for your start-up’s next move? Get an insight into some of the business world’s finest minds with …

Self-improvement

How to share Apple iCloud storage with Family Share

Real estate is always at a premium, so why should online real estate -- namely cloud storage -- be any different? Some people have roommates to make ends meet, and some of us need a family member with a large iCloud plan to accommodate all those selfies. Fortunately, Apple offers shared iCloud …

MacBook Pro

How to disable My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing without erasing your photos

Macworld reader PJ wrote in to ask about disabling My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing without losing anything. He received dire warnings when …

Photo Sharing

The 25 Best Productivity Apps in 2018

The flywheel effect is an amazing thing. You know how when you ride a bicycle, the first few pumps of the peddle are always the hardest? Then it gets …

Apps

13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

The best truly wireless earbuds to buy in 2018

Truly wireless earbuds are exactly what their name promises. Over the last couple years, we’ve seen the introduction and early evolution of this new category of headphones. They eliminate all wires, neckbands, and other tethers between the two buds in your ears, offering a level of convenience, …

Consumer Tech

Make the most of your Apple AirPods with these accessories

Aren’t AirPods the best? Sure, we all had some reservations when Apple unveiled these wireless earbuds — admit it, they look a little silly — but …

Tech Trends

25 Useful iPhone Productivity Apps That’ll Help You Get Things Done

Your iPhone is one of the best tools for becoming more productive. But there are thousands of productivity apps out there—how do you know which ones …

Seven Useful macOS Tips You Might Not Know

There are many hidden features in both macOS and iOS that often go under the radar, either because they haven't received a lot of attention from Apple in marketing materials or they've been forgotten after a period of time.<p>In our latest video over on YouTube, we've done a second video in our macOS …

Keyboard Shortcuts

How to Choose & Use the Best External Storage Device for Your iPhone

We've probably all used a flash drive, jump drive, or thumb drive (they're all the same thing) to safely store and transport our important files. Now though, in the age of iCloud, does anyone really need a USB storage device for their iPhone? Apple's cross-device storage system, iCloud, syncs all …

Flash Drives

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Apple Store App Offers Free Redeem Codes for 'Obscura 2' Camera App

The official Apple Store app for iOS devices has recently undergone changes in design and function, but Apple still occasionally uses it to host time-limited offers to download select paid apps for free.<p>From today, users who scroll down the Discover tab should find an option to download camera app …

Apps

Spect is a super-fast image browser for Mac

Spect is in the now-thing-well school, apps that focus on a single task and make that task as easy and fast as possible. And because Spect comes from Panic developer Steven Frank, it does its task very well indeed.<p>So what is Spect? It’s a Mac image browser app that lets you dump folders containing …

Apps

How To Scan QR Codes On iOS Without An App

Image: StockSnap<p>While Quick Response, or QR, codes aren't as prevalent as they once were, they can still prove handy in certain situations, say, …

QR codes

We compared Google News and Apple's built-in News app for the iPhone to see which one is better — and there's a clear winner

A few months ago, I had a realization: I wasn't paying enough attention to current events.<p>Sure, I work in the news business. I watch the news scroll past on Twitter all day long, and there are TVs tuned to news channels in my newsroom. Sometimes I can hear my colleagues around me literally …

Google News

How to Use Automatic Strong Passwords and Password Auditing in iOS 12

In iOS 12, Apple has introduced new password-related features that are designed to make it easier for iPhone and iPad users to create strong, secure, and unique passwords for app and website logins. In this guide, we'll show you how to use two of those features: automatic strong passwords and …

iOS

Documents is the files app iOS deserves [Essential iOS Apps #42]

For the last few years, discussions about whether you can do “real work” on iOS have circled the internet. One of the most commonly cited issues with iOS was the lack of a file browser. In iOS 11, Apple gave us the files app, but it suffers from some major limitations. Documents by Readdle takes …

Apps

The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, evened the playing field for …

Apps

Why I always recommend Macs over PCs — even though they're usually a lot more expensive

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your</i> …

Selling

What’s the best podcast app for iPhone?

When it comes to listening to podcasts on iOS, there are so many great options. The Apple Podcast app comes built into every iOS device with syncing. It’s certainly a great app, but is it the best? On iOS, users have countless third-party options as well. My goal for this article is to break down …

Apps

9 brilliant Mac photo editors for professionals

• 1 Affinity Photo<br>• 2 Pixelmator<br>• 3 DxO OpticsPro for Photos<br>• 4 CyberLink PhotoDirector 9<br>• 5 Capture One Pro 10<br>• 6 Acorn 6<br>• 7 GIMP 2.8<br>• 8 Fotor Photo Editor<br>• 9 Movavi …

Best Free Movie Apps for Mac and iPhone

- Jul 12, 2018<p>From Netflix to iTunes, there are no shortage of ways to watch video content on your macOS or iOS devices. But many of these services …

How to Delete Suggested Email Contacts in Mail on iPhone

One of the most convenient features of the iPhone's Mail app is its ability to autofill email addresses based on your recent activity; but what happens when friends, family, and coworkers switch accounts? Mail will keep right on suggesting the old email address, even after you've updated to the new …

Apple will end its photo printing operation in September

Apple is planning to cease its Photo Print Products service at the end of September, as spotted by <i>9to5Mac</i>. The feature let users order albums, photo books, prints, and other items featuring pictures stored in Photos (and previously iPhoto). Final print orders must be placed by September 30th, 2018, …

Apps

The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)<p>It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, …

Apps