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How to delete mysterious ‘other’ data from your iPhone and iPad

There’s nothing more frustrating than a beautiful iPhone that has zero GB of storage left. Especially when you see that a lot of room is actually taken up by a mysterious “other” section that just seems to grow bigger over time.<p>In today’s handy video, I’m going to show you a few quick methods to …

Apps

How to bring Kinect-like gesture control to your Apple TV

We know that Apple is interested in giving the Apple TV Kinect-like motion sensing abilities — they bought the 3D motion tracking company behind the tech last year, after all — but who knows when, if ever, it will actually come to living rooms.<p>If you want to start waving your way through your Apple …

Smart TV

iOS 8 How-to: Remotely remove your credit cards from Apple Pay

People have been enjoying using Apple Pay. Apple Pay is Apple’s mobile payment system that allows you to pay for things in stores and through apps with different banks and credit cards. Using Apple Pay is more secure than swiping your credit or debit card because your card number, identity and CVV …

Sexy, slim cases to complement your iPhone 6

You’ve got a brand-spanking new iPhone 6, and boy is it beautiful. You love looking at it and holding its tender, curved edges, but you’re terrified that you’ll drop it and scratch it up. Or worse: shatter the screen into a million tiny pieces.<p>You need a case that’s protective, functional, and most …

Apple’s new tool will nuke your phone number from iMessage forever

One of the longstanding complaints about iMessage is how it can stay active even when you switch to an Android phone. The result is that texts often get sucked into some sort of purgatory where they never actually reach your contacts.<p>Today Apple released a new web tool that permanently deregisters …

Android Phones

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use Handoff

Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 devices you are now able to use Handoff. Handoff will allow you to seamlessly start a task on one device, and pick it up on another device. So for example you start writing a paper on your iPad and then you want to continue it on your Mac, or you start writing …

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new …

How to make typing  on iOS as easy as :)

Apple Watch. Apple Pay. Apple TV. Apple has gone crazy for, uh apple.<p>Not a single new “i” product was revealed on Tuesday, which is a good thing according to the guy that invented Apple’s i-conic naming structure, but kind of annoying when repeatedly referring to Apple Watch in texts.<p>Apple’s own …

Apple Watch

Wacom’s New Stylus Series Offers A Digital Pen For Every Scribbler, Sketcher And Note-Taker

Wacom has a series of new stylus devices for tablets and smartphones that it’s launching today, including three new Bamboo devices and a new Intuos version, with two aimed specifically at the iPad with special Bluetooth-powered pressure sensitivity abilities. Two entry-level Bamboo styluses offer a …

The Fix - Extend your Wi-Fi network to cover any dead zones in your home

CNET Top 5 - Best new features in iOS 8

Parallels' new remote desktop apps let you control your PC like a phone

Remote desktop apps have an easier time working on tablets, where you have a lot of display area to work with, but they're frequently awkward on smartphones. Wouldn't it be nice if you could control a PC at home like it was just another phone app? Parallels is tackling that challenge head-on with …

11 DIY Apartment Fixes Anyone Can Handle

Your home is your domain, so you should try and make it as enjoyable as possible.<p>Unfortunately, not all apartments and houses are in tip-top shape, …

WWDC 2014 wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Earlier today, Apple announced via a press release its annual developer conference will be held Monday, June 2 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. Each …

10 incredibly simple things you should be doing to protect your privacy http://onforb.es/1mmBHHJ #forbesgreatesthits This post is for you, guy with no iPad password, and for you, girl who stays signed into Gmail on her boyfriend's computer, and for you, person walking down the street having a loud conversation on your mobile phone about your recent doctor's diagnosis of that rash thing you have. These are the really, really simple things you should be doing to keep casual intruders from invading your privacy.

How smartphones can cut heating bills by a quarter

<b>Have you ever thought about using a smartphone to control your central heating?</b><p>A number of systems are now on sale in the UK, and they promise big savings.<p>One being launched this month claims it can save you as much as £400 a year on your energy bill.<p>Certainly the internet giant Google seems to …

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Uncover Mavericks' 43 Secret Wallpapers

When Mountain Lion was released, a bunch of fantastic wallpapers were hidden away and only used for screen savers. It turns out Apple hid those …

Get to know OS X Mavericks: Calendar

A lot of users shied away from OS X’s built-in Calendar and the stitched-leather look of its Lion and Mountain Lion incarnations, but in Mavericks …

OS X

Industry Influencer: Mignon Fogarty (aka Grammar Girl) - Writer's Relief, Inc.

This month’s Industry Influencer spotlight is shining on Mignon Fogarty. Mignon is the creator of <i>Grammar Girl</i>, one of <i>Writer’s Digest’s</i> 101 Best …

Shadow Puppet Lets You Create Helpful Tutorial Videos on Your iPhone

Sometimes an explanation requires more than just words.<p>A new iPhone app called Shadow Puppet lets users generate narrated tutorial videos or photo …

Hammerhead, A Heads-Up Display With Flashing Lights To Help Cyclists Navigate

Ever tried using an iPhone or Android phone to navigate with GPS through crowded streets? It’s pretty difficult, even for a veteran cyclist like me, to split my focus between the road and tiny symbols on the phone’s tiny screen.<p>Plugging in to a headset to hear turn-by-turn directions sometimes …

Fish

Sync Your Smart Device To Your Car Stereo: Easily Listen To Music & Take Calls

<i>Please note: The sale price includes FREE SHIPPING to the countries listed in the “Terms & Conditions” below.</i><p>Put An End To Station Frustration<p>Car …

Inbox Is An Elegant, Unified Mobile Messaging App That Wants To Be Mailbox For SMS

Is there room for another mobile messaging app? It’s undoubtedly a very crowded space, packed with veteran behemoths and fast growing upstarts duking it out for users’ attention. But New Jersey-based startup, Inbox, which dropped by the Office Hours booth at TechCrunch Disrupt to demo its iOS app …

How to install Plex on non-jailbroken Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3 (Mac tutorial)

<b>Holiday Gift Guide 2015:</b> Best Accessories for Apple TV<p><b>Update:</b> Latest Apple TV update broke the Plex hack, here is how to fix it.<p>Earlier this week we …

A Simple Way To Keep Your Cables Organized

THE GOODS<p>Fresh off a ridiculously successful Kickstarter Campaign ($141k raised in 40 days with a $10k goal), Recoil Winders are now in full …