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How To Set Your iPhone to Automatically Answer a Call With iOS 11

- Dec 4, 2017<p>While most of us simply ignore any phone calls that come in on our iPhone, (I actually have more blocked numbers on my iPhone than I do …

Headphones

How To Take Screenshots Using the Mac Keyboard

- Mar 10, 2017<p>While there are a number of great screenshot apps available for the Mac, there’s really no need to install a third-party app if you …

Apple

iPad Diaries: Optimizing Apple Notes

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p>I've been using Apple Notes every day since its relaunch with iOS 9 in 2015.<p>Apple's refreshed note-taking app landed with impeccable timing: it …

How to unlock your Mac with the Apple Watch

Today, alongside the rocky iOS 10 rollout, Watch OS 3 was released. This new version of software brings a laundry list of new features to the Apple Watch, such as the new Application dock, Control Center replacing Glances, an SOS mode and much more.<p>Another standout feature found in Watch OS 3 is …

How to use Apple Watch to unlock your Mac in macOS Sierra

The devices in Apple’s ecosystem always work really well together, and macOS Sierra doesn’t buck that trend. In fact, the upcoming desktop operating system lets Apple Watch owners automatically unlock their Macs using the wearable device — no lengthy password needed.<p>It’s a small, but incredibly …

Apple Watch

How To Fix Wi-Fi Issue In iOS 9.3.1 For iPhone And iPad

Are you an iPhone or iPad owner? If you’re then you know how frustrating it can be to have issues with Wi-Fi from time to time. Most iOS device …

Becoming an iOS Developer (Links, Tutorials and Misc. information)

Recently I was asked by a friend of mine what’s the best way (or how!) to become an iOS developer.<p>First of all, let me clear the air. There is a myth …

12 websites where you can learn to code for free

That's not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed.<p>Over the past year, I've been learning to code. It's helped me to become a much better entrepreneur — I can dive in when my team needs to fix a few bugs on …

How to delete apps on your Mac

If you’re relatively new to the Mac, it may not be immediately obvious as to how you would delete an app—after all, OS X doesn’t come with any sort …

Apps

This hidden iPhone trick does wonders to speed up your phone

There are various reasons your iPhone might seem slow at times, especially the older models that are running newer versions of Apple’s iOS platform. …

App Store

How to delete a hard-drive partition on a Mac

If you got a head start with OS X 10.11 El Capitan this summer and followed my advice to install the public beta on a partition, then it's time to reclaim some hard-drive space by getting rid of that partition now that Apple has released the final version of El Capitan. Deleting a partition is a …

Pointers: how and why to use aliases in iTunes (OS X)

Depending on your age, when you hear the word "alias," you either think of J.J. Abrams and Jennifer Garner, or you think of Hannibal Hayes and Kid …

El Capitan: Hide Your Menu Bar!

In this article, we're going to cover an interesting feature of the new version of OS X: Hiding and showing the menu bar. For those of you who like …

Touch ID not working for you post iOS 8.3? Here's the fix!

We've not been able to duplicate the problem on any of our devices, but after helping several people, we have come across what looks to be a working …

App Store

​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3

In a move Spock would deem most logical, Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji in iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3. While the symbol isn't in the emoji section of the iOS keyboard, it's not hard to manually add it to your device. You must first update your iPhone or iPad to iOS version 8.3. …

How to Stop Music and Video Playback in iOS Using a Timer

These are instructions on how to stop music or video playback in iOS using a timer. You can follow this tutorial on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. …

How to type the  Apple symbol with your iPhone or iPad

How do you type the  Apple symbol on your iPhone or iPad? After posting the keyboard shortcuts roundup yesterday, I was flooded with requests (and …

Apple

iCloud Photo Sharing: The ultimate guide

Apple's iCloud service includes iCloud Photo Sharing, which lets you share images and video with friends, family, and colleagues on an iPhone, iPad, …

Photo Sharing

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

Having daughters is one of the greatest joys I could imagine. We have a saying at our house that goes like this, "I love you more today than I did yesterday." Raising girls is a privilege, not a burden.<p>"I feel sorry for you when they become teenagers." "Dude, you're surrounded by women." "What did …

Fantasy Football

Use "Hey Siri" without Being Plugged Into a Power Source

The new "Hey Siri" feature allows you to use Siri hand-free, but it only works when you're connected to a power supply. If you want to use it at …

Tech Trends

How to restore an iPhone after the botched iOS 8.0.1 update

Apple issued an update on Wednesday to fix various bugs in its iOS operating system. The iOS 8.0.1 update, however, appeared to do more harm than good for some users. Numerous iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners complained that they were no longer able to make calls, send texts, or use Touch ID after …

How to use iCloud Drive the right way

If you haven’t been scared off cloud services by the Fappening or past horrors like MobileMe, you might want to try iCloud Drive, Apple’s answer to Dropbox and Google Drive. It’s a pretty great concept, an extension of the Apple philosophy from way back – documents are identified by the apps they …

Apps

iOS 8: Hide and Unhide Images in Photos App

There may be times when you want to hand your iPhone to someone to let them scan through some photos. But perhaps there's a photo mixed in that you …

How to use iOS 8 like a boss

You don’t need a new iPhone to enjoy the awesome power of iOS 8. Loaded with new features and built-in apps, Apple’s latest mobile OS is its most powerful yet.<p>As intuitive as it is, there are plenty of tips and tricks that will help you truly get the most out of iOS 8 — even starting before you …

Apple Pay

NYT: iPhone 6 to Include “One Hand Mode”, iWatch to Use Wireless Charging

- Sep 4, 2014<p>A lengthy report in the <i>New York Times</i> today covered Apple’s iPhone 6 and much-rumored iWatch. The report includes such tidbits as a …

Apple looks to partner with Nordstrom on new mobile payments platform

The iPhone 6 is gearing up to replace your wallet and as part of the initiative to get its upcoming mobile payments system off to a head start, Apple is reportedly in talks with Nordstrom regarding a potential payments partnership.<p>Nordstrom department stores could be one of Apple’s first merchant …

Mobile Payments

Watch the Evolution of Apple's iPhone in a Single GIF

It seems like ages since Steve Jobs first announced Apple’s first iPhone in 2007. At the time, the heavy, 4GB device seemed like a technology …

Watch a fully assembled iPhone 6 boot up for the very first time

No one has gotten their hands on an iPhone 6 yet, but luxury retailer Feld & Volk managed to cobble together enough loose components to put one …