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How to set-up iCloud on your iPad

One of the more useful ways to get the most out of your iPad is to set-up iCloud during the initial set-up process. Although if, for whatever reason you don’t, you can always come back to the set-up procedure at anytime in the Settings app on your iPad.<p>Update your iPad to the latest version of …

Setup

How to find, install, rearrange, and delete apps on your Apple Watch

Third-party Apple Watch apps aren't <i>truly</i> apps — they're iPhone app extensions. As such, when you download an iPhone app with an Apple Watch …

A history of violence - Southeast Asia Globe Magazine

<b>Forty years ago, the Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh, ushering in unprecedented death and destruction. This short but seismic era casts</b> <b>a long shadow</b> …

iCloud Drive: The ultimate guide

Apple provides a cloud-based storage service, called iCloud, that makes it possible for us to sync our documents and files across all of our iPhone, …

What to do if you lost or forgot your iPad passcode

So you created an awesome passcode for your iPad. You were extremely proud of this passcode, too. For once, you selected one that wasn’t a birthday, or anniversary or special day that was easy to remember. You finally listened to all the published articles about how important it is to use arbitrary …

Everything you need to know about iTunes Match

Apple has two subscription services: iTunes Match, and Apple Music. Both offer access to iCloud Music Library, the company's cloud-based music …

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

Resolve to take better care of your Mac in 2015 - here's how!

New year, new resolutions. If "take better care of my Mac" was on your list of things to do, here are some practical tips to make that happen. I've …

How to set up and use iCloud Photo Sharing

iCloud Photo Sharing is a service Apple offers though iPhone, iPad, and Mac in its Photos app that lets you create albums of photos that can be …

How to fix connection issues with Instant Hotspot in iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite

Before beginning, remember that you must be running OS X Yosemite on your Mac and iOS 8.1 or newer on your iOS devices in order for Instant Hotspot …

How to AirDrop files between OS X Yosemite and iOS

Yosemite brings added functionality to AirDrop, letting you share files between your Mac and iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.<p>In its previous iterations, AirDrop let you quickly and easily share files from one iOS device to another nearby, or between two Macs in close proximity. With OS X 10.10 Yosemite …

Operating Systems

Fantastical for iOS updated w/ Today view widget, extension, interactive notifications

Fantastical for iPhone and iPad, the alternative calendar and Reminders app from Flexibits, received a major feature update today for iOS 8 users. If you’re unfamiliar with Fantastical, the ability to turn text input like “Dinner with Tim tomorrow night at 7pm” into a calendar appointment without …

A Skier's and Rider's Bucket List

It's here: the growing buzz at your local ski shop. Approaching deadlines for resort season passes. Gear reviews in your Facebook feed. Fall seasonal beers and pumpkin spice Oreos (yes, that's a real thing). These happenings can mean only one thing -- winter is just around the corner!<p>Planning for …

Skiing

Should I Travel With a Suitcase or Backpack?

The differences between traveling with a suitcase and backpack are vast. What you should reach for when it's time to pack up the belongings can differ depending on the trip and what you're looking for in a bag.<p><i>This post was originally published at Map Happy.</i><p>Though most people tend to have a …

How Two Months Of Travel Changed This Family Forever

Two months isn't a particularly long time, but Nancy Letsinger said it is all her family needed to change forever.<p>For years Nancy, her husband Eric, and their 10- and 13-year-old daughters lived a life that resembled that of many other educated, upper middle class, D.C.-area families. Nancy and …

How to Enable Apple’s SMS Relay on your Mac or iPad

When Apple announced iOS 8 at WWDC one feature was met with great applause: SMS Relay. This allows users to send and receive Text Messages (i.e. the …

How to Open Any File on iOS

As more and more people start to use their iPad as a real work machine and their iPhone as a primary way of managing emails on the move, we need iOS …

Apps

One secret about online accounts every computer user needs to know | Page 2

You may know that when you create a new online account or log in to an old one, your browser stores the username and password you used. This makes it …

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

Going Paperless Quick Tip: How I Do A "Daily Review" in Evernote

I have never jumped on board the GTD bandwagon. This is entirely because of my own failings, and not any failings with the methodology of GTD. It …

11 ways to absolutely crush Cape Town in 5 days [pics]

Cape Town has a lot of cool hotels to choose from, but instead of staying at the One&Only or one of the other expensive luxury hotels downtown, check …

Trouble Using iOS 7? Here Are 15 Tricks To Make The Transition Easier

Apple sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend and 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 already. This means that iOS 7 is the fastest software upgrade in history. When Apple released iOS 7 to the public earlier this month, it was met with a lot of criticism.<p>Many people believed the changes in …

The book that made me quit my job

A couple years ago, I sat on a plane. I was returning home to DC after visiting my family in Utah, and the prospect of going back to work made me …

Graduate School

Exploring the Fjords of Norway

To visit the Norwegian fjords, long arms of the sea formed by glacial erosion, begin in Bergen, a cheerful port city surrounded by seven mountains. The city's historic center wraps around a bay crowded with sailboats. Old wooden houses in reds and yellows line the water. At the market, local …

What to Pack: Spain

Flamenco, sunshine, sangria, and siestas. There are few better places to soak them all up than Spain. We’re currently on the market for a trip to …

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

Pie

John Cleese on the Five Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, <b>John Cleese</b> (b. October 27, 1939) offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and …

Abdominoplasty: The Facts

Abdominoplasty, also known as a "tummy-tuck," is an elective cosmetic surgical procedure. It is major invasive surgery, which removes excess skin and …