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How to break free from the Apple ecosystem

However, there are several reasons you might want to explore other options, like Android phones and Windows computers.<p>Whatever your reason might be, leaving the Apple ecosystem can be a tough thing to do, and you might not find some of the useful features from the Apple ecosystem anywhere else.<p>To …

How to Fill Out PDF Forms and Documents on Mac

For many computer users, filling out PDF forms and PDF documents is a routine occurrence, and the Mac Preview app allows you to easily and quickly …

Satechi’s new Pro Hub expands 2016 MacBook Pro past USB-C ports

Satechi has just announced the availability of its take on the USB-C hub for the 2016 MacBook Pro. While USB-C ports may be standard in a few years, today they’re just not, and many creatives still rely on external hubs to get their work done. Satechi’s new aluminum Type-C Pro Hub will bring back …

MacBook Pro

Mac HandBrake Virus: How to check if your Apple Mac is infected by the malware | Trusted Reviews

<b>If you’ve downloaded the HandBrake video transcoder for Mac recently, your machine may be infected by a Trojan. Here’s what you need to know about</b> …

Mac Software

How to take a screenshot on a Mac — and 15 other useful keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of hidden keyboard shortcuts in MacBooks and Mac computers. Here are the best and most useful ones that only power users know about.<p><b>Volume:</b><p>1. Turn up or down the volume in 1/4 increments: press and hold "Option," "Shift," and either "Volume Control" key.<p><b>In the "Finder" …

How to upload photos into iCloud Photo Library from iPhone, iPad, Mac, and iCloud․com

iCloud Photo Library is a great feature built into Apple’s iOS and macOS operating systems, but it can feel a bit foreign depending on how you have been managing your photos and videos up until now. Follow along for how to set up this feature across your various Apple devices as well as upload …

iCloud

9 USB Hubs for Enhanced Computer Connectivity

One convenient place for all your USB peripherals.<p>With full wired connectivity ports becoming an increasingly rare sight in new computers, it's a good idea to have a dedicated USB hub handy. We've rounded up several highly rated options worth your attention.

How to Save iCloud Photos and Clear Storage on Your iPhone

Our iPhone storage can so easily go from empty to full snapping multiple photos or filming videos — it all adds up pretty quickly. Unless you’re …

Google Drive

How to restore your Mac from a backup

If your Mac crashes and you lose it all, you can restore it back to its current state thanks to backups.You may have already heard my diatribe about …

Save up to $150 off no-contract iPhones at Boost Mobile: grab an iPhone 7 for just $450 shipped, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Boost Mobile is currently offering <b>up to $150 off</b> no-contract Apple iPhones. The standout deal here is the iPhone 7 32GB in all …

How to access/write-to NTFS drives on Mac natively with Paragon NTFS 14

Have you come across an NTFS formatted drive you’re having trouble using on your Mac? It’s not just an issue for those switching from Windows machines to Mac, but also for Bootcamp users and others who want to connect the odd drive from their Windows-using friends or colleagues.<p>If you want to write …

Windows 10

Kickstarter: Snapnator brings a low-profile MagSafe-like connection to all USB-C MacBook Pros

Future owners of the 2016 MacBook Pro may be feeling the pain of Apple removing MagSafe from the notebooks, but a new project on Kickstarter is hoping to help ease that feeling. We’ve written about Griffin’s BreakSafe before, but customer’s hoping to use that same adapter on the new MacBook Pros …

OWC announces Thunderbolt 3 dock, adds 13 ports of legacy I/O to the new MacBook Pros over a single cable

In the wake of the new Thunderbolt 3 USB-C only MacBook Pro, OWC has announced its first Thunderbolt 3 Dock. The dock features a total of 13 additional ports, including 5 USB-A ports, two additional Thunderbolt 3 ports (which could drive a pair of 4K displays), Ethernet and an SD card reader.<p>Thanks …

MacBook Pro

100% Renewables Increasingly Looks Possible

Research may be toppling one of the strongest objections to renewable energy: that wind and solar are not reliable enough to support the grid 24-7-365, so they need fossil and nuclear backup.<p>Scientists seem to be finding solutions to the variability and uncertainty of wind and solar that are, in …

How-To: 7 steps to prepare for the upgrade to a brand new Mac

With around two-thirds of our readers expecting to buy a brand new MacBook Pro, and others looking to upgrade to a refreshed MacBook Air or iMac, we thought it would be useful to provide a quick guide to preparing for the upgrade.<p>We recommend a seven-step approach …<p>NordVPN<p><b>Step 1: Tidy up your</b> …

MacBook

How to download your entire music library to your iPhone or iPad

I’ve cut the cord between my iPhone and iTunes a long time ago, and the rise of Apple Music has given me one less reason to plug my iPhone and sync …

How to view song lyrics in Apple Music on your Mac

If you use Apple Music to listen to your favorite tracks on your Mac, then it’s easy to follow along with the lyrics of any song.You can view song …

Sony enters the aftermarket CarPlay scene with sleek 6.4-inch screen

CarPlay is showing up in plenty of new car models this year, but it’s much cheaper to replace the radio in the car you already own to get CarPlay for yourself. Sony is joining the aftermarket CarPlay scene this fall with its new and relatively affordable XAV-AX100 receiver.<p>9to5Mac Happy …

How to copy the same parental controls from one user account to another on Mac

If you have one Mac, and multiple users, then you might use the built-in Parental Controls to manage what those users can and cannot do. Doing so can …

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ටර්බෝ වාහනයක් පදින එකේ ෆන් එක දන්නෙ ටර්බෝ වාහන තියන අය විතරයි. හැබැයි ඉතින් හරියට පාවිච්චි කරේ නැත්නම් ඒකෙ දුක දන්නෙත් ඒගොල්ලොම විතරයි. හරි! ටර්බෝ …

Bitcoin mining just became less rewarding, on purpose

Digital currency output just dropped by half thanks to anti-inflation code.<p>If you have computers chugging away as bitcoin mining machines, don't be surprised if your output just fell through the floor. <i>Reuters</i> notes that code built into the digital currency system has cut the mining reward in half …

Apple iPhone secret codes: Full list of numbers to unlock hidden settings including Field Test

Want to tinker with your OS? Here's a list of USSD codes that allow users to access a host of secret tricks.<p>A list of secret Apple iPhone codes that …

iOS 9 includes ‘Hey Siri’ voice training to help Siri better recognize your voice

The iOS 9 GM includes a new feature for Siri to help it better recognize your voice when using the automatic ‘Hey Siri’ activation feature. On all current iPhones, you can activate Siri by saying ‘Hey Siri’ when the device is plugged in to power. On the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the ‘Hey Siri’ …

iOS

Popular drawing application Paper by FiftyThree now available on iPhone

As it announced last month, the popular drawing app Paper is now available for the iPhone. Since the app’s initial release in 2012, it has been available exclusively on iPad, but its developers, FiftyThree, say that the experience is just as beautiful and seamless to use on the iPhone as it is on …

Let’s Build a Global Power Grid

<b>Reports abound of homeowners</b> and businesses unplugging from the power grid and opting instead to generate and store their own electricity. Such grid …

Computers Can Repaint Your Pictures As Picasso, Van Gogh, and Munch

Facebook uses neural networks to discern faces and identify your friends. Google’s Deep Dream goes a step further; its algorithms can actually see crazy mutant animals like pig-snails and camel-birds in the clouds. (How? The software is trained on what pigs, snails, camels, and birds look like–and …

Windows 10 upgrade, installation errors and how to fix them

Within 24 hours of its public release the Windows 10 upgrade had hit more than 14 million devices, Microsoft announced. A new report suggests that …

Dropbox could offer more free storage if users improve security on their accounts

Cloud-based storage provider Dropbox has revealed that it could start incentivizing its users to improve security on their accounts.<p>The San Francisco-based company currently offers new users 2GB of storage for free, then charges $10 per month for 1TB or $15 per month for unlimited. While the …