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How to Scan Documents Using the Notes App in iOS 11

Notes in iOS 11 has received a number of new features that will take your note taking experience to a whole new level. One of the best features is …

How to Make Your Favorite Song Your iPhone Ringtone

While it would be nice if Apple allowed us to easily select any song on our iPhone for use as a ringtone, it just doesn't work that way. There are certain apps that will allow you to use music from your iTunes, but that’s another article in itself. For around a dollar, however, you can buy a …

iOS

PSA: You can use the LG UltraFine 5K display with older Macs … but not at 5K

While Apple and LG are pitching the finally-on-sale UltraFine 5K display at owners of the 2016 MacBook Pro, some of those with older Macs have been wondering whether it might be compatible with their machines too. The short answer is ‘not really,’ but a new Apple support document shows that it is …

MacBook Air

Tesla is powering an entire island with solar energy

The Ta'u microgrid— an energy system with distributed sources, in this case solar and battery — is powered by a 1.4-megawatt solar array, coupled with a six-megawatt hour energy storage system of 60 Tesla Powerpacks. Supposedly, it can continually power the city for three days even when the sun …

Renewable Energy

Tiny Family House Fits Between A Wall And A Building

With the population constantly growing, especially in big cities, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a free plot of land on which to build a …

Architecture

How to free up space used by iMovie files

Ryan Kehoe is moved to remove some files to free up space, but he’s not sure what all the iMovie folders are all about:I noticed in the Movies folder …

Apps

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How to permanetly wipe your iPhone or iPad

Planning on selling your old iPhone or iPad to make some cash to buy some shiny new tech toys? Here's how to do that securely.<p>If you're planning on …

iOS

14 iOS Tips to Turn You Into an iPhone and iPad Master

From new Siri smarts to split-screen browsing.<p>Forget the iPhone 7, you don't need a shiny new smartphone to make the most of Apple's latest mobile delights. Many of them are software-based and have been added courtesy of iOS 10. Sure, if you've already splashed out on Apple's latest handset you'll …

iOS

Evernote for iMessage brings productivity enhancements to Apple's messaging platform

Apple iOS 10 includes many new features, including bringing an App Store to iMessage. Evernote is one of the first to launch with iMessage support, …

All the Hidden, Awesome Stuff in iOS 10 Apple Didn't Announce

iOS updates aren’t as exciting as they used to be, so the best stuff is often the little features that slip through the keynote cracks but make your …

How to Delete Everything on iPhone Before Selling Your Device

Before you sell or trade-in your iPhone, there are some important steps you need to take. These steps will ensure the next person to own your phone won't have any of your information on it. And if you're trading your iPhone in, it's equally as important since many carriers and companies won't give …

iOS

(Not-So) Garden Variety Lessons From the Father of Modern Landscape Design - Dwell

<i>Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist</i> runs from May 6 to September 18, 2016 at the Jewish Museum in New York.<p>For more landscape inspiration, check out the June 2016 issue of Dwell, on stands soon.<p>The Jewish Museum in New York City takes it outside with a celebration of the Brazilian landscape …

Landscaping

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How to delete Stocks and other Apple apps in iOS 10

How do I delete Apple apps on iPhone? iOS 10 makes it easy.<p>How to delete a pre-installed Apple app<p>Deleting a pre-installed Apple app is as easy as …

How To Rotate Video On iPhone And iPad Easily

Numberless people make the mistake of recording a video on their iPhone or iPad while holding their device vertically. While there is nothing wrong …

iOS

How to Calibrate iPhone Battery and Screen in Easy Steps

Calibrating iPhone can go a long way in making your iPhone more efficient and high on performance. Many iPhone users would like to calibrate iPhone …

iPhone

17 iPhone Tricks To Make Your Life Easier

Did you know you could actually correct Siri's pronunciation?<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable …

iOS

How To Unlock Any iPhone

When you buy a smartphone, it’s usually programmed to work with one specific carrier. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make a switch.<p>Often, you can …

Review: iClever folding Bluetooth keyboard is portable, solid and very affordable

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a number of projections and claims that we are now in a ‘Post PC era’. But despite the fact that more people than ever are using mobile devices and tablets for web browsing and gaming, when it comes to getting real work done, you can’t replace a physical keyboard …

Gear & Gadgets

How-To: Replace open Safari tabs with folder bookmarks in one click on OS X

Safari has changed the way it handles bookmarks and open tabs over the last few versions, which has required me to slightly adjust my workflow each time. The change in behavior is small but one I’ve noticed.<p>Bookmark folders in Safari on the Mac have an ‘Open in New Tabs’ option that when clicked …

Operating Systems

Airmail 3 for Mac brings smart folders, VIPs with iCloud sync, send later, more

After recently launching on the iPad, Airmail is back today with a free 3.0 update to the Mac version. The latest version adds a long list of features and improvements including smart folders for sorting out your email easier, VIP support for marking specific contacts, and much more.<p>Starting with …

Apps

MacTrast Deals: ZeroLemon 64GB iMemStick

The ZeroLemon 64GB iMemStick makes it simple to transfer files between your iOS devices and your Mac, without the need for cloud storage, or Wi-Fi. …

How to back up your iPhone or iPad to an external drive

If you’ve got a tiny hard drive on your Mac and a large-capacity iPhone or iPad (or both!), you might worry that you’re about to run out of space due to all the stuff you want to back up from your iOS device to your OS X one.<p>You won’t have to worry any longer. This trick makes your Mac back up your …

Operating Systems

One of the best ways to free up storage on the iPhone is staring you in the face

Your iPhone's Messages app is a hidden storage hog.<p>Thankfully, video and audio messages delete themselves after a couple of minutes by default, but regular messages, pictures, and GIFs don't, and they can take <i>a lot</i> of space if you don't delete them.<p>Messages are set to never delete themselves by …

iOS

15 best third-party keyboards for iPhone

11 best third-party keyboards for iPhone<p>Google Gboard<p>Swype<p>SwiftKey<p>Fleksy<p>Microsoft Word Flow<p>TouchPal<p>Adaptxt<p>Go Keyboard<p>Minuum<p>Slash Keyboard<p>Thingthing<p>PopKey<p>GIF Keyboard<p>Giphy Keys<p>Clips

Here are some things to check if your Mac is running slowly

Every computer, yes even Macs (there, I said it) can slow down over time if you’re not maintaining it properly or if the computer suffers hardware or …

Operating Systems

How to save only your most treasured iMessages in OS X

When it comes to the Messages app, saving all your iMessages can be a good thing, letting you go back in time and see the delightful conversations you’ve had with your loved ones or even just checking to see where you’re supposed to meet up on Friday.<p>Of course, there might be a few of them, …

iOS

Seven Tips To Conserve Battery Power On Your iPhone

There was a lot of buzz yesterday when Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, seemingly debunked the popular practice of quitting background apps on your iPhone to conserve battery power. While double-clicking and swiping to close apps is second nature to a lot of …

iOS

No, quitting iPhone apps doesn’t help save battery, says Apple

Apple’s software chief, Craig Federighi, tells customer it makes no difference and that he doesn’t bother laboriously quitting all iPhone apps when done with them<p>Many people believe that quitting all the apps in the iPhone’s recently used apps list will save battery power, but according to the …