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26 Insanely Useful iPhone Tips That You May Not Know About

There are so many features on the iPhone that I enjoy using such as 3D Touch, AirDrop, Night Shift, Widgets, and voicemail transcriptions. If you have been using an iPhone for a while, then you probably already know how to use most of the features. However, there are a number of features that are …

It's long past time to admit Apple Watch is a huge success

I originally wrote this article on January 31, 2017. Since then, Apple Watch Series 3 has shipped and the product has continued to grow. This fall, …

Smartwatches

How to sync and play music from Apple Watch without iPhone

Any Apple Watch can play music without iPhone which is especially useful for outdoor workouts, but you have to decide what music and how you’ll listen ahead of time. It’s fairly simple if you follow the right steps, however, there are a few tricks to make syncing music to Apple Watch easier.<p>9to5Mac …

Apple Watch

How to Enable Read Receipts Per Contact in Messages for iOS

Read Receipts offer a way for a message sender to know you have viewed their message, and vice versa. This can be a nice messaging feature in iOS, …

Marijuana shops are trying to look like the Apple store

On a bustling stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard lined by vintage stores and eateries, the MedMen shop looks right at home.<p>Sunlight streams in through the store's floor-to-ceiling windows. Inside, salespeople in bright red T-shirts greet shoppers. Merchandise is carefully arranged on sleek wooden …

AirPods are Apple’s most Apple-like product in years

Here is a short list of products that Apple has released in the past few years:<p>A stylus that only charges when sticking straight out of an iPad<br>• A mouse that doesn’t work when you need to charge it<br>• A $350 smartwatch that’s as useful as a $150 one<br>• A tablet the size of Jupiter<br>• A laptop with almost no …

Prime payback: Amazon amps up rewards with new credit card

Amazon is rolling out yet another new benefit for its Prime members, but this one's a mouthful: It's called the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature card.<p>If you're as overstocked with Amazon trivia as I've become, you may know that Amazon already has three other branded credit cards. So what's the …

5 things iPhone users never do but really should

BGR covers lesser-known iPhone tips and tricks all the time. In fact, our most recent installment was posted just yesterday. In that post, we pointed …

Apps

Travelers react to smartphone wipes in Japanese bathroom stalls

Travelers passing through Tokyo's Narita International Airport have spotted an unusual offering in bathroom stalls: toilet paper for smartphones.<p>The airport's smartphone wipe dispensers, available in 86 stalls throughout the arrival hall, hang next to traditional toilet paper dispensers.<p>The move …

Airports

10 ways the iPhone changed everything

<i>Editors' note: This story was originally published on January 7, 2017.</i><p>Ten years ago, Nokia was the world's largest phone maker. Microsoft was gearing up to launch Windows Vista. And the best new products at CES included a wireless TV and an MP3 player that streamed internet radio.<p>Then, on Jan. 9, …

How to Delete Large Apps from Mac to Free Up Storage

Many Mac users have apps installed on their Mac which take up considerable storage space but generally go unused. Accordingly, Mac users can free up …

How to get the Siri experience in an older car with AirPods

The Bluetooth headset is back, baby.When I visit my folks in LA, I on rare occasions will borrow one of their vehicles to visit other friends in the …

Tech Trends

Make your new iPhone or iPad work harder with five of the best productivity apps

By<p>That new iPad or iPhone of yours can be the best productivity tool you've ever owned. AppleInsider picks the tools that everyone should have.<p>There …

Washington Post launches Chrome plug-in to fact-check Trump on Twitter

Proving even traditional media is capable of having fun, The Washington Post today released a plugin designed to fact-check our President-elect. ‘RealDonaldContext’ is a Chrome plugin that scours Trump’s tweets and adds fact-check summaries beneath them.<p>As for what’s deemed inaccurate, that’s for …

Super Mario Run smashes Pokémon Go in day one downloads [Updated]

Pokémon Go was the smash hit of 2016, hands down. With just days left before the end of the year, it appears Super Mario Run is poised to give Niantic a run for its money.<p>According to analytics firm Apptopia, the game received 2.85 million downloads on day one. Back in July, Pokémon Go was …

Pairing Airpods with all of your devices takes literally 3 seconds

Apple's AirPods ($145 at Amazon.com) are available just in time for the holidays. The wireless earbuds use Apple's new W1 chip, first announced back in September, to pair and communicate with your Apple devices.<p>That chip is the secret to a simple setup and pairing process -- simpler than pairing …

Apple Watch

Apple's AirPods are elusive no longer — here's where to buy them!

iStockNow also has a full live-tracker that lists every store as it goes in and out of stock, along with a notification service.<p>Visit an Apple Store …

Apple

The 5 best new iPhone features in iOS 10.2

After an oddly long beta period that saw Apple release something like 427 different versions of its pre-release mobile software, the company on …

Smart TV

Super Mario Run Requires Always-On Internet Connection to Play Due to Piracy Concerns

Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that Nintendo's upcoming iPhone game <i>Super Mario Run</i> will require an always-on internet connection to play, which Miyamoto said is "a requirement that's been built into the game to support security." The security element is one of the big reasons why the company …

Super Mario Run

This is the iPhone VR headset you’ve been waiting for

Virtual reality on smartphones is still in its infancy, with Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR being the most popular options for those wanting …

Comparing the original iPhone against the very first Android device

Even though Google had been working on an incarnation of Android since 2005, the search giant was effectively forced to scrap everything they had …

Android Phones

First iPhone vs First Android Phone! (iOS 1.0 vs Android 1.0)

Apple iOS 10.2 Release Imminent After Beta 5 Rolls Out To Devs, Public Beta Testers

Apple is constantly working to improve and update its mobile operating system for its iPhones and iPads. The Cupertino giant is currently working on …

1 million Google accounts compromised by Android malware called Gooligan

86 apps available in third-party marketplaces can root 74 percent of Android phones.<p>Researchers say they've uncovered a family of Android-based …

Here's how to check if your finicky iPhone 6S battery needs to be replaced

<b>UPDATE:</b> Apple has updated the recall information page to include a built-in serial number checking tool. Rather than checking your number against the …

Apple Store

10 Brilliant iPhone Tricks You Didn't Know About

The iPhone is intuitive, easy and powerful. But even many Apple power users don't know these simple tricks.<p>1) Ask SIRI to open the Pod Bay Doors<p>Apple …

How To Unlock ANY iPhone Photos Without Passcode!

New performance tests show just how dominant the iPhone 7 really is

Remember a few short years ago when Android smartphone makers first began touting the specs of their smartphones as a big advantage of Apple’s iPhone …

IPhone 7

Google's Pixel Phone Hacked In Under A Minute

Usually when you spot an article that involves China, an American company, and hacking, it’s bad news. That’s not the case this time. Google actually welcomes this kind of hacking. In fact, they offer big cash rewards to the men and women who do it.<p>At a security conference in Seoul yesterday, a …