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20 Apple Watch Tips to Help You Work and Play Better

Watch and learn.<p>For many people, the smartphone has made the traditional timepiece obsolete, with millions of people digging their phones out of their pockets or bags to check the time -- that is, if they don’t already have the thing glued to their hand.<p>For others, smartwatches such as the Apple …

Smartwatches

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

How To Automatically Minimize Apps That Startup at Login on macOS

You likely have a number of apps that startup when you login to your Mac. Setting those up goes something like this: Right-click the icon when it’s …

Apps

Los 5 trucos con YouTube que todo usuario debe conocer

Si bien existen muchas alternativas para ver vídeos vía streaming y, como ya dijimos, algunas de ellas superiores a YouTube, es indudable que el …

How To Activate “Hey Siri” on Your Mac in macOS Sierra

“Hey Siri” on the iPhone makes using Siri much easier when you’re driving or otherwise have your hands full. Siri made the move to the Mac with the …

Plug-in hybrid price guide: every 2017 model, with specs

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e 4Matic - $67,225<p><i>8.8 kwh battery, 12 miles (EPA), 43 MPGe, 85 kw motor (436 hp combined)</i><p>Along with the C350e and S550e …

How to control your TV with Amazon Echo

As nice as it would be for every television to include a simple local network access function, most TVs still rely on good old-fashioned Infrared …

Smart Homes

Alexa can control your TV with a Logitech Harmony. Here's how

With a Logitech Harmony Hub and an Amazon Echo, a few words can control your home entertainment system.<p>I don't need the remote control. When I want to turn on the TV, pause a movie or change the volume, I can just say the magic words aloud.<p>It wasn't particularly easy to set up, and it didn't come …

Smart Homes

The Best Alexa Skills to Add to Your Amazon Echo

You can add tons of features to your Amazon Echo with little apps Amazon calls “Alexa Skills.” Most of them are garbage. We’ve sifted through the …

5 Best Ways To Use Your Amazon Echo

Millions of people bought an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot for their homes in 2016 — and maybe you were one of them! Thanks to the growing number of skills …

Essential Apps for Your Smart Home Hub

How to make the most of your new Amazon Echo or Google Home<p>If you were lucky enough to receive a Amazon Echo or Google Home this holiday season, …

The 10 best iMessage apps of 2016

This is a look at some of the most popular and unique offerings available in the iMessage App Store. It’s not a ranking of apps based on popularity, because if we did a list from 1 to 10, it would only be stickers and games like rock paper scissors, and that’s not very interesting.<p>Instead, we chose …

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

There's a lot more to the Apple Watch than one would think. Here are 11 tips to help you get the most out of it.<p>The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act …

Smartwatches

10 Best iOS 10 Tips Every iPhone User Should Know

iOS 10 is, arguably, the biggest update to come to iPhone. Not since the total redesign of iOS 7 have we seen changes this big to the iPhone’s operating system. From voicemail transcription (aka visual voicemail) to Siri with third-party integration, there’s a lot of new features to learn how to …

IOS 10

The best Apple Watch apps to download

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Apps

The 10 best iPhone apps of 2016, according to Apple

Apple has released its year-end list of top apps, games, and other entertainment sold on its App Store.<p>If you're looking t0 freshen up your iPhone with some fun or useful apps, Apple's recommendations are a great place to start. These aren't necessarily the most downloaded or most popular apps, but …

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How to Search Nearby Maps Locations from Widgets Screen in iOS 10

iOS 10 on iPhone added a fresh Widgets screen, available with a right swipe from Lock Screen or Home Screen. On this Widgets screen, you can choose what information is displayed. If you allow Maps Nearby to be active, you can easily search for nearby locations with Lunch, Coffee, Shopping, Gas, and …

Widgets

How to Make Sure You Don’t Sleep Through Your iPhone Alarm

Ever since my mom got an iPhone she’s been complaining about the alarm. In general, she feels that the darn thing just isn’t loud enough for her to hear it. I too have slept through my iPhone alarm more times than I care to admit, but I’ve never been able to figure out why the volume is so …

iOS

How to Have Multilingual Autocorrect on iPhone

Finally, iOS 10 has options for people who are multilingual. Previously, your iPhone had a singular language, which meant Autocorrect would try to change French words to English, even if you were using the French keyboard. But with iOS 10 on iPhone, your Autocorrect can be multilingual and solve …

Language

iOS 11 Draining Your iPhone Battery Life? Here's 10 Ways to Fix It

While we’re excited for iOS 11, there’s inevitable iPhone battery drain that comes along with it. If you recently updated to iOS 11, you’re probably trying to figure out why your iPhone battery is dying so fast. We’ve got a bunch of tips to save battery life with iOS 11 or earlier. Even if you have …

Batteries

7 Little-Known Tricks to Make Your iPhone Faster

You may notice your older iPhone running slow after a while, but tips for making your slow iPhone 5 of iPhone 6 faster aren’t as well known as the ones for the equally frustrating problem of creating more storage space on your phone. This is a good post to bookmark and reference whenever your …

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Awesome tech gifts that cost $25 or less

Affordable tech gifts do exist!Image by Rob SchultzGreat tech gifts don’t have to be expensive. Whether $10 or $100, the best ones improve our lives …

Holidays

10 hidden iPhone tricks Apple never told you about

Apple’s iOS 10 software is packed so full of features at this point that it’s absolutely impossible to remember them all. The engineers and designers …

How to Add and Remove Apps from Dock on Apple Watch with WatchOS 3

Say goodbye to Glances on Apple Watch. With WatchOS 3, the Apple Watch has a customizable dock that allows you to quickly jump into apps you often use. The dock on the Apple Watch is opened by tapping the side button, which used to contain the circle of friends in previous Apple Watch operating …

Smartwatches

Speed Up iPhone: How to Clear RAM on iPhone to Make It Faster

How do you clear RAM on iPhone and what does clearing RAM do? Resetting RAM on your iPhone makes it perform faster. Memory on iPhone is about how many various activities are going on at once. Clearing RAM allows iPhone to clear out any processing it doesn’t need to currently do. When you clear RAM …

Mobile Technology

How to use macOS Sierra: Tips and tricks

Today marks the release of Apple’s big software update, macOS Sierra. This huge update comes on the heels of the recent launch of iOS 10, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10.<p>macOS Sierra hosts some great new features including Siri support, a universal clipboard, auto unlock via Apple Watch, better file synching …

Beta Testing

Your Guide to the Messages App in iOS 10

<i>The following article will be featured in the upcoming winter issue of iPhone Life magazine.</i><p>Apple’s latest operating system sports an overall new look. Everywhere, text and icons have grown bigger and bolder. You’ll find some of iOS 10’s most visible changes in the Messages app, where Apple has …

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