Leon Nguyen

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How to Add AirDrop to Your Mac’s Dock for Quicker Access

- May 10, 2018<p>AirDrop is a great way to send and receive files between Macs or between your Mac and iOS devices. Here’s a quick way to shave a few …

How to Make Your Own Ringtones for iPhone on iTunes

Your iPhone has a variety of free ringtones to peruse, and the iTunes Store has a gigantic selection of iPhone ringtones to purchase, but what if you want to make your own custom ringtone? Good news! You can make phone ringtones free using already purchased songs from your iTunes library. All you …

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Amazon has a $40 Apple Watch accessory you’ll wonder how you ever lived without

You know that annoying 3-mile-long charging cable that came with your Apple Watch? Throw it away. Actually don’t throw it away, but leave it plugged …

Monday's best deals: the Amazon Echo Show, MacBook Air, gaming desktops, robot vacuums, and more

This week's deals include all the things you'll need for your Easter dinner or Passover Seder.<p>If you got put in charge of the food this year, an …

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

It’s Time for a Complete Home App Makeover

I’ve spent a lot of time experimenting with home automation gear since late last year: lightbulbs, light strips, electrical plugs, and door sensors, among other things. Most of the devices I’ve tested support Apple’s HomeKit APIs and those that don’t, I plan to integrate with Homebridge. That means …

HomePod impresses audiophiles in technical measurement tests

The HomePod launched on Friday and people continue to praise its sound quality. A user on the r/audiophiles subreddit conducted an extensive set of measurements, testing frequency response, distortion and much more.<p>The review is a very in-depth and dense exploration of how the HomePod sounds, with …

Workflow for iOS: How to use 3 automation workflows that boost your productivity

Workflow automation in iOS lets you chain actions together into impressive workflows. Learn how to build workflows that can enhance your productivity …

This Impressive Feature Means Apple's Wireless Headphones Might Not Be So Terrible After All

If a recent patent approval is anything to go by, Apple is developing technology that will enable your future headphones to double-up as portable …

Remove DRM from iTunes and Apple Music to play your audio on any device

<i>This post is brought to you by Convertanymusic.com, maker of Apple Music Converter.</i><p>When we download music from iTunes, or audiobooks from Audible, the files that get onto our devices are DRM-protected. That means they can’t be played on “unauthorized” devices. This, let’s face it, is pretty …

How to activate Siri with ‘Hey Siri’ on macOS Sierra

The ability to activate Siri by saying “Hey Siri” is an incredibly useful feature on iOS. Want to do it on macOS Sierra? Too bad you can’t.<p>Or, rather, you can’t through the usual Siri system preferences. However, if you’re really intent on being able to start up Siri without hitting a single key or …

Use this macOS Safari extension to easily watch videos in PIP from YouTube, Netflix and more

macOS Sierra now supports video picture-in-picture just like the iPad for Safari and iTunes. You can pop out a video from the web into a floating overlay that stays on top of other windows and snaps to corners or anywhere on your display when you hold Option.<p>It’s a really nice feature when it’s …

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How to play MAME arcade games on Apple TV

Along with being able to play classic Nintendo and Sega games on your Apple TV, you can also play classic arcade titles. Doing so is made possible by …

London’s ‘tired’ flagship Apple Store may be next for a Jony Ive overhaul

After the opening of the redesigned, tree-filled Apple Store in Brussels, Apple’s flagship Regent Street store in London is the next to get the Jony Ive treatment.<p>Working with Foster & Partners, the architectural firm responsible for the Gherkin skyscraper, Apple’s plans call for it to transform …

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TV station shelves expensive gear to report the news with iPhones

The Apple advertising campaign “Shot on iPhone 6” can now be a line on the closing credits of a Swiss news station, which now does 100 percent of its broadcasts on the iPhone.<p>During the summer, <i>Léman Bleu</i> gave each of its reporters an iPhone 6 kit to shoot their stories and use for live shots. That …

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Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests.<p>Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the …

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What's changed in watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch

You've skimmed Rene's review, but you want the good stuff, the fancy stuff, the stuff you can use RIGHT NOW. Okay, iMore readers: You got it. Here …

iPhone 6s Reviews: 'Performance Beast' with a 'Truly Great' Camera Gives Enough Reasons to Upgrade

With the launch of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus just three days away on September 25, the first round of reviews for the new smartphones have begun showing up online. Most sites have been able to experience the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus for about a week, and have largely come away with positive …

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watchOS 2: The MacStories Review

On September 9th, 2014, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino. This was the very same stage on which, 30 years earlier, a young Steve Jobs had introduced the original Macintosh to the world. The Apple of 2014 was a very different company. Loved …

Toys: $100 US iTunes gift card, instant email delivered: $75 shipped from Paypal/Ebay (25% off)

From <i>9to5Toys.com:</i><p>Paypal’s Ebay store offers a $100 iTunes gift card for just <b>$75 shipped</b>. That’s 25% off and the lowest price we’ve seen in quite some time for a $100 iTunes gift card.<p>Each iTunes code is redeemable for apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and more on the iTunes Store, App Store, …

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How to update the iOS 9 public beta to iOS 9 beta 4

It’s possible to update to the latest developer version of the iOS 9 beta directly from the iOS 9 public beta. If you want the latest and greatest …

3rd party Apple Watch bands are dropping in price: stainless steel $37 + exclusive Clockwork Synergy 15% discount

By now you’re probably tired of looking at the same old band on your Apple Watch. You could easily switch up its style with one of Apple’s different bands. But their sky-high prices make it nearly impossible for most people to afford different styles.<p>Third party bands have been popping up and some …

The 10 best widgets for your iPhone Notification Center

Widgets probably make for some of the most helpful features in iOS 8, since they let apps display information right on your lock screen or from …

This app lets you unlock your Mac with Touch ID

First introduced with the iPhone 5s, Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to unlock your iPhone and iPad. And now, thanks to a new app, it’s also one of the easiest and most convenient ways to unlock your Mac.<p>Called FingerKey, this new utility works by …

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