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Apple, Tips and Tricks - Genius

Signal is the popular encrypted messaging app that lets you send and receive encrypted messages across platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, …

Can’t sync your iPhone or iPad with iTunes? Try resetting your Lockdown folder

Those who use iTunes on a regular basis to keep their iOS devices in sync with one another are probably familiar with the problems that can arise …

Audicy lets you import media to your iPhone without iTunes

<b>Audicy</b> is a great new jailbreak tweak that lets anyone running a jailbroken installation of iOS 7.0 to 9.1 import media from various sources to their …

Microsoft's Hub Keyboard is now available for iOS

Back in February, Microsoft Garage released the Hub Keyboard Preview for Android. Today, the app is being made available for iOS as well.<p>Perhaps even …

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

The Hottest Part of Your iPhone May Be the (Boring Old) Keyboard

Apple just announced the launch of their new 4 inch iPhone and one of the hottest areas for iPhone apps is keyboards. This actually came as news to me when I first heard about Swiftkey and Swype about a year ago, but apparently there is a lot of room for improvement on the native iOs keyboard. In …

Use This Secret Code to Help You Improve Your iPhone Signal

Who knew.<p>A secret iPhone hack has emerged that makes seeking out solid signal easier by showing you how good your connection is in a number rather than an antiquated bar chart system. It's surprisingly simple; you just need to enter a secret code to pull up your iPhone's Field Mode tool.<p>The code …

This Xbox 360 controller is also a vape, because moms just can't get a break

I'm not a mom, but I have a mom. The only video game she ever let me play was <i>Guitar Hero,</i> which was so fun and instantly gratifying that I abandoned the guitar lessons I had been administering to myself via some library books published in the 1980s. I regret my decision to pursue a mastery of the …

How to create an animated GIF in Photoshop

Creating an animation isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and the technique comes in handy when you’re making web ads, where space is at a premium. In …

There’s a Simple iPhone Feature That Defines All Those Weird-Looking Emoji

Siri explains it all.<p>Whether or not you're a fan, there's no escaping emoji. They're everywhere—the <i>Oxford English Dictionary</i> even chose an emoji for its Word of the Year, the first time it's ever selected a pictogram. But some emoji are confusing or vague, especially to Western populations, since …

Switching to Linux, saying goodbye to Apple and Microsoft

Veteran technology journalist Dan Gillmor's been using GNU/Linux since 2012, switching away from all the "control freak" services, tools and software …

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You Can Finally Get Rid Of Your iPhone's Dumb Default Apps

For everyone who's never actually used the Stocks app.<p>If you never turn off your phone (which isn't necessarily a bad thing), then it's not a problem!

Back up your photos and free up space for new ones with Everalbum

Everalbum 1.0 is here. But contrary to what its version number might suggest, Everalbum 1.0 is not a brand new app. Rather, it’s a major new update …

How to make hidden app's dock icon translucent

One of the lesser-known features of OS X is that if you right click on an app icon on the dock, you have the option to hide all of that app’s …

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How to move an Apple Photos for OS X library to an external drive

Rick Henningsen has a Photos Library question:I want to move my Photos Library from the boot drive to a larger external drive. I suspect that I …

Why force quitting apps to save battery life is a terrible idea

I’m standing in line at the coffee shop. A man in front of me is frantically swiping up on all the cards in the App Switcher to force quit the …

iOS 9: 74 tips and tricks

Get to know your iOS 9 tweaks<p>Downloading a new iOS release can be just as exciting as peeling the plastic screen cover off a shiny new iPhone 6S or …

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How to Enable Split View in OS X El Capitan

One of the most anticipated feature in apple’s latest os x, <b>El Capitan</b> is probably the <i>Split View</i>. This new feature allows you to focus on two apps …

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Make your MacBook chime like an iPhone when you plug it in to charge

The iPhone and iPad have made a cute little chime noise when plugged it into charge since their inception, but the Mac has no such noise as it uses the MagSafe light indicators to show charging status. This changed with the new 12-inch Retina MacBook which doesn’t have MagSafe so it uses the iOS …

Best apps to open zip or rar files on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

As iPhone and iPad are becoming a central part of our digital and online lives, we are using them for even more reasons. We send and receive …

Fun With Siri – Featuring the Original Voice of Siri, Susan Bennett

- Sep 5, 2015<p>It’s been awhile since we’ve had any fun with Siri, so we though we’d feature a few videos starring the original voice of Siri, Susan …

Make the most of iOS 9’s Split View multitasking on iPad

Imagine working on a sketch with a reference photo right next to it, or writing a paper while copying citations from an iBook. Or, heck, running YouTube in Safari while writing a post about Split View on the iPad (hypothetically).<p>iOS 9 brings this multitasking joy to your iPad, provided you have …

OhTell's iOS app could help you find your next dream hotel

OhTell is a brand new iOS application that makes finding beautiful, hidden-gem hotels easier than ever.<p>Available free of charge and optimized for the …

Review: ReBoard keyboard boosts your productivity and cuts down on app switching

The biggest thing about iOS 8 for me is a productivity boost stemming from new technologies such as pervasive inter-app communications, third-party …

6 only-for-iPad gestures you need to know

While every iPhone gesture will work on an iPad, not every iPad gesture will work on an iPhone—and some of the lesser-known but most interesting iOS …

Dropzone’s latest upgrade breathes new life into drag-and-drop

<i>This post is brought to you by Aptonic Limited, maker of Dropzone.</i><p>Drag-and-drop functionality — which lets us quickly and easily move files from place to place, into apps, onto websites — might be the most fundamental way we interact with our computers. That’s why we’re impressed by Dropzone: It’s …

SlideMail is an email client that thinks for itself

SlideMail, an iOS app that can be downloaded free of charge on the App Store, hopes to take some of the tedium out of on-the-go email management.<p>You …

Wallpapers of the week: there’s nothing quite like iPhone

Apple always posts excellent background images when highlighting their devices on their website. However, they do not always include their creations …

How to use Split View in OS X El Capitan

How best to juggle multiple windows is the bane of any multitasker's existence. Apple added Spaces to OS X a few years ago, which lets you spread out your open windows across multiple virtual desktops.<p>Spaces help to keep your open windows from piling up on top of one another, but the feature is …

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