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PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

Apple Watch: How to pair with new iPhone

Whether you’re new to the Apple Watch, or are upgrading from the previous generation, it’s unclear how to pair an Apple Watch with a new iPhone.<p>Follow along for some tips and tricks regarding how to pair your Apple Watch when upgrading your iPhone.<p>You’ll need to un-pair your Apple Watch from your …

How to connect Amazon Alexa and Apple Reminders using IFTTT

In the wake of the HomePod delay, I’ve found myself tinkering more and more with Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speakers like the Sonos One and Echo Dot. The main appeal of HomePod for me is HomeKit control, managing Apple Reminders and Cultured Code Things tasks and entries, and controlling Apple …

Latest AirBeamTV app lets you mirror your iPhone directly to a Samsung television

AirBeamTV last year created a Mac app that let you use AirPlay mirroring to a Samsung Smart TV without an Apple TV, and it’s now done the same for the iPhone and iPad.<p>Mirror for Samsung TV app for iPhone and iPad is a unique application which mirrors the screen and audio of your iPhone or iPad to …

Smart TV

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using a “Boot Camp” external drive via Windows To Go [Video]

Ever since I wrote about installing Windows 10 on a Mac earlier this year, I’ve received tons of questions about installing Windows 10 on an external drive using Boot Camp drivers. The truth is, this is a workaround using Windows To Go, and the process for doing so is a bit more in-depth than it is …

Friday 5: Screens 4 brings new features to the Mac [Video]

Although there are many solutions available to remotely connect to a Mac, Screens has long been my go to app for doing so. Edovia’s long-running app, available on both Mac and iOS, makes it extremely simple to connect back to your Mac, and forgoes the subscription business model for a one time …

iOS

How to Record iPhone or iPad Screen Without a Computer

iOS 10 comes with many amazing new features such as widgets, iMessage effects and stickers, Raise to Wake, Notes collaboration, new photo editing …

Building a GTX 1080 Ti-powered Hackintosh: Installing macOS Sierra step-by-step [Video]

A few days ago we posted about the hardware used and performance benefits of my most recent Hackintosh build. In today’s tutorial, I’ll step through the entire install process in full unabridged detail.<p>While it might seem a bit daunting to go through the Hackintosh setup process for the first time, …

Operating Systems

These spartan Mac setups wage war on wires [iSetups]

Good cable management is harder than it looks. I should know: Both my home office and my work office are a mess of wires, despite trying to sort things out numerous times.<p>Unlike my failed attempts, this week’s three <i>iSetups</i> submissions get it down to a fine art. <i>iSetups</i> is our new show that …

AirPods Malfunctioning? Here’s How to Fix Them

I’m two months into using Apple’s AirPods ($160), and they just stopped working properly. One day, the left earbud wouldn’t work; the next day, the …

Please enjoy this massive gallery of almost 1,000 free iPhone wallpapers

Two weeks ago, we shared a new site with readers that’s fantastic for finding minimalistic wallpapers for your iPhone. With sizes matching Apple’s …

10 things you might not know about Apple's AirPods

Apple fans, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that if you want to get your hands on Apple's hot new truly wireless earbuds anytime soon, it's the same old story. You can either keep your eyes glued to one of several available AirPods inventory tracking websites, or you can pay a bit …

12 Simple But Impactful Tips for New Photographers

So, you finally jumped into photography? Good for you!As you’ll surely find as you get more and more involved in photography, it’s a fun hobby and …

Landscape Photography

How to Configure a 4th Generation Apple TV to Act as Your HomeKit Hub

With more and more homeowners warming up to all the innovative features Apple’s HomeKit promises to bring to their lives between walls, and with more …

How to Move Your Photos from Apple Photos to Google Photos and Vice Versa

If you traded in your iPhone for a Google Pixel — or you’ve decided to get rid of your Pixel and get an iPhone 7 Plus — there might be the need to …

Common Amazon Echo problems and how to fix them

The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are the best voice-controlled smart home speakers you can buy. They work with many different smart home products and …

Smart Homes

How to configure the fourth-generation Apple TV as a HomeKit Hub

Tips<p>A HomeKit installation needs an always-on hub to allow you to control your compatible appliances from outside the home —AppleInsider shows you …

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

Apple’s AI if by Air

After only a few days with Apple’s wireless AirPod headphones, it’s clear that there will be a huge platform business based on the reliable, persistent availability of a contextual artificial intelligence that can talk to you and receive commands.<p>That platform will benefit Apple first, but it will …

How to Rename a Bluetooth Device in Mac OS X

- Aug 19, 2016<p>Occasionally, when you pair a Bluetooth device with your Mac, it gives it a weird name, or just an odd computer address-looking …

Give Old iPhones and iPads a New Lease on Life

Save money and spare landfills by putting old smartphones and tablets to work as home security systems, picture frames, alarm clocks and more<p>I’ve got a museum of old gadgets once destined to change the world that now just look quaint. The original Apple iPhone sits snuggled next to Teddy Ruxpin, …

Mobile

How-To: Understand the Wireless Diagnostics app on your Mac to analyze and improve your Wi-Fi network

Apple ships a little-known utility app that helps you analyze and diagnose your Wi-Fi connection, called Wireless Diagnostics. Open the app by option-clicking on the Wi-Fi indicator in the menu bar and select ‘Open Wireless Diagnostics …’. Although the app contains a lot of useful information, it …

Wi-Fi

How To Clean An iPad Smart Cover

When Apple introduced the Smart Cover, one of the selling points was the soft microfiber lining that not only protects the iPad’s display, it also cleans it. What may not be obvious from the description is that cleaning means the microfiber lining absorbs finger oil and dirt that might be on your …

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

Computer Hardware

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Control Centre With MAKE And OpenHAB (video)

If you are interested in learning more about home automation and would like to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen command centre …

DIY Outdoor Spaces and a Giveaway

Hey guys! There is no doubt about it – I LOVE SUMMER! Especially right at the start. I have so many plans for entertaining and hanging out with my …

Outdoor Spaces

Somatic Private Server

Ryan Mitchell • 07/11/2016 at 13:37 • 0 comments<p>I've decided that I need to post any progress I make on anything as soon as I do it or it'll get …

DIY - Easy Cedar Wall Planter - Quiet Corner

This simple cedar wall planter is great for herbs or spring flowers.<p>TOOLS<p>Pocket Hole Jig<br>• Drill<br>• Miter Saw<br>• Tape Measure<br>• Pencil<br>• Safety Glasses<br>• Hearing …

DIY Cork Furniture Topper Tutorial

Do you love the smooth look of a single large piece or furniture, but what you actually have are several smaller pieces? In Brandon and Amanda's …

Build A Sturdy, Heavy And Simple Workbench For Around $90

<b>Video:</b> Workbenches can make your life a lot easier if you work out of your garage. There are a ton of variations for building your own, but over on …