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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Working Your Camera

Learning how to take control of your camera and getting out of full auto mode can be a little daunting for new photographers like yourself.However, …

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5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Here are five fixes for what might be ailing your MacBook.<p>Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails …

Operating Systems

5 hidden MacOS High Sierra features you need to know

Don't overlook these useful features of your Mac.<p>A revolutionary update, MacOS High Sierra was not. Instead of a massive design overhaul, it focused on a number of under-the-hood changes, namely Apple File System (APFS) for better performance and security, HVEC for improved video compression and …

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How to make phone calls on your Mac

Learn how to set up your iPhone and Mac to make and receive calls from your Mac.<p>Thanks to Apple's Continuity feature, you can start tasks on your iPhone and then pick them up on your Mac and vice versa, from handing off documents and long-form articles to sending and receiving emails, texts and …

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Using the New iPad Apps Dock

<b>Q.</b> <i>I just upgraded my iPad to iOS 11, and while I liked dragging my favorites into the little bar of apps across the bottom of the screen, the bar itself doesn’t stay there consistently. Why?</i><p><b>A.</b> The new “dock” in Apple’s latest version of its mobile software is similar to the tool bar that has been a …

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How Do Not Disturb While Driving works in iOS 11

With the new iOS update, Do Not Disturb has gotten smarter. It now knows when you're driving, and can stop you from being irresponsible.<p>Do Not …

Driverless Cars

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Apple’s Safari update secretly mines data to protect your privacy

Apple's newly launched macOS High Sierra may not be flashy on the outside, but there's plenty going on beneath the surface. Admittedly, some of its high-profile upgrades are easier to spot: Like Safari muting autoplaying videos by default. However, another modification to the browser could go …

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How to Use the New Safari Web Browser Settings in macOS High Sierra

With the public release of macOS High Sierra, Apple introduced some additional features to its native Safari web browser. Here we'll cover just what they are and how you can customize them to make your web browsing experience a more enjoyable one.<p>Individual Website Settings<p>One of the most welcome …

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macOS High Sierra is well worth the upgrade

MacOS High Sierra was never meant to be truly transformative. As we covered in our preview of Apple's new desktop OS, it's mostly focused on refining its predecessor, last year's Sierra. At the same time, it also lays the groundwork for bigger changes down the line. Since there's not much you'll …

Apple's two-step authentication goes away with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

With iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Apple no longer allows the use of two-step verification, its original and hastily built, somewhat creaky …

High Sierra

iOS 11: How to improve iPhone battery life

Since iOS 11 has been available for over a week, many users are now running Apple’s latest mobile OS. While there are lots of great new features, one downside many users are experiencing is decreased battery life. Let’s take a look at the best ways to improve battery life on your iPhone.<p>In a recent</i> …

iOS 11: Secret features you're probably not using

If you're still dismissing pop-ups from apps asking for reviews, or writing your Wi-FI password on a Post-It note, you're not living your best life.<p>In addition to a new design and big features like augmented reality support, Apple has added a number of solid smaller changes and settings options to …

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iOS 11 Photo Tricks to Try Now

Apple's latest mobile OS adds some spectacular new possibilities for iPhone photos.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

iOS 11 solves one of the biggest issues with having multiple Apple devices in your family

As the family IT administrator, one of my jobs is to make sure each of the devices we own is backed up. That task just got a lot easier with iOS 11.<p>Syncing my own iPhone was already simple. In recent years, I've just backed it up to iCloud, Apple's cloud service.<p>We take lots of photos and have a …

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This Airline Will Fly You to Europe for as Low as $70

Yes, we're serious – pack your bags.<p>Flight prices around the world have been skyrocketing as of late, and we feel your pain – it's <i>the worst</i>. But what if we told you that you could get to Iceland to see the Northern Lights for as low as $70? Or, to Paris for as little as $149? No, we're not …

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Just outside of Yosemite is a trailer park with the vintage trailers of your dreams | Adventure Sports Network

Vintage trailers are having quite a moment. While they’ve always been freakin’ awesome, it seems people are taking our undying love for them and …

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

iOS 10 tips: Rich notifications enable tvOS text entry from iPhone's lock screen

With rich notifications in iOS 10, users can now view and interact with alerts from a variety of apps directly from the lock screen. One of the more …

Smart TV

Here’s How to Use Apple Pay for the Web on iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

With the release of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, you can now use Apple Pay to purchase things on the internet through Safari. This makes buying things …

Send and Receive Money Without the Hassle

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Know the best way to pay your family and friends<p>Send and …

FinTech

5 Hidden Tricks in macOS Sierra

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Here are some handy tricks you might not know about<p>All …

Operating Systems

Are You Using A Password Manager Yet?

Apple’s iCloud Keychain makes for a simple yet effective approach to password management. This is especially true if you frequently or, better yet, …

Information Systems

12 Mac search tips from a Spotlight addict

Spotlight is surprisingly powerful and flexible. Learn the many things your Mac's search tool can do with this collection of shortcuts, tips and tricks.<p>Spotlight search is a handy tool for any Mac user, even if you use it only to locate files. If you become familar with these tips they way I have, …

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10 Best Apple Maps Tips and Tricks for iPhone Users

It was September of 2012 when iPhone users were first introduced with Apple Maps. Till then, the Google Maps were having sole control over searching …

Siri cheat sheet shows how you can talk to your iPhone

Sure, iOS will give you a quick hint as to what you can ask Siri, but there's a lot more the voice control system will recognize. How do you know whether or not your command will work? You don't have to guess. Sandro Roth's recently launched Hey-Siri.io outlines a whopping 489 Siri actions for both …

Beware of this travel scam that hacks directly into your phone

Your phone's on two percent battery and you're stuck at the airport due to a delayed flight, when you see your saving grace—a free charging station at the gate! We've all been there, and we've all used them, especially while traveling, but you probably didn't think twice about plugging in. Well, …

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How to annotate a freshly scanned document on your iPhone?

Do you know that it’s possible to annotate scanned documents and receipts right on the iPhone or iPad? You can easily add any mark-ups, sign files …

How to Properly Clear *Everything* Off Your iPhone

If you’re considering selling your iPhone, you probably know to delete all your info off of it. But you’re probably doing it wrong. There are tons of secret places on your phone where data hides, and if you resell it without checking everything, you’re opening yourself up to some serious security …

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