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This Week In Cult of Mac Magazine: Setting up Your New iPhone or iPad The Right Way

Cult of Mac Magazine’s Unboxing Issue is a super-sized, mega edition packed full of good advice for your new device, whether you’re giving or getting.<p>We’ve got guides on how to set up your brand new iPhone and iPad, what apps and games you need as well as the accessories Cult of Mac reviewers won’t …

10 "Hidden Gems" You'll Love This Summer!

From Yosemite to the Everglades, the U.S. boasts world-famous landmarks. But we're also a land of virtually undiscovered stretches of parkland and …

iPad Basics: How to Change the Font in the Notes App

Here’s a handy tip for newer iPad users. If you don’t like the default font in the iPad’s built-in Notes app, it’s very easy to change it.<p>You don’t have a broad range of choices, but there are 3 fonts you can choose to use with the iPad Notes app. Here’s how to select the one you want:<p>— Open the …

Best iPad Presentation App Updated, Adds Keynote Support & More

<b>Electric Slide</b>, the best presentation app I’ve seen for the iPad, has been updated this week and added support for Apple’s Keynote app. Version 2.0 of Electric Slide was released a couple days ago and it’s a substantial update for an already superb app.<p>Here’s a quick rundown of why I rate Electric …

How to Make Your Own Ringtones

Why use your phone's default ringtone options when you could create your own? Follow these steps to make your smartphone recognize your DIY files as ringtone options.<p>I want to make a friends home guitar recording my ringtone, but when I load it onto my phone, it doesnt show up as a ring option. Is …

Apps

How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …

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The 3 Fastest Ways to Get Photos from an iPad to a Mac or Windows PC

If you’ve got photos and images on your iPad that you want to transfer to a Mac or Windows PC there are a number of ways you can go about it. Today I’d like to offer a quick rundown of a few methods that I find to be the easiest and the fastest by far:<p>Here they are:<p>Photo Transfer App<p>Photo Transfer …

iCloud Starter Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Macworld Editors<p>iCloud does a lot of amazing things: It keeps your mail, contacts, calendars, reminders, and notes in sync. It instantly (almost magically) copies that photo you took of your cousin on your iPhone to your Mac, iPad mini, and laptop. It lets you work with your Macs from afar. …

iPad: The Missing Manual

• <b>Author:</b> J.D. Biersdorfer<p>The iPad 2 is faster, lighter, and more versatile than its predecessor, but there's still no printed guide to using its amazing features. That’s where this full-color Missing Manual comes in. Learn how to stream HD video, make video calls, manage your email, surf the Web, …

Master iPhone Photography

• <b>Author:</b> Macworld Editors<p>Thanks to the iPhone, many more of us have a camera in our pocket. But, like any art, perfect photography takes time. (Maybe not so much money wasted on roll upon roll of 35mm film, but still.) That's why we put together this book, our attempt to help you glide through the …

Life with Siri

• <b>Author:</b> Jodi Dery<p>Life with Siri –2nd Edition (2012)<p>Siri is the unique iPhone 4S “personal assistant” with amazing voice-recognition capabilities. Siri understands natural, informal speech like no non-human device has ever done before. Your grammar can be totally deficient, but Siri will almost …

How Big Could a Man-Made Earthquake Get?

Scientists have found evidence that wastewater injection induced a record-setting quake in Oklahoma two years ago. How big can a man-made earthquake get, and will we see more of them in the future?<p><b>In November 2011, a magnitude-5.7</b> earthquake rattled Prague, Okla., and 16 other nearby states. It …

Geology

Aereo's Victory: Is Streaming TV from an Antenna Legal?

An appeals court refuses to shut down Aereo, a service that gathers broadcast TV signals from the airwaves and redistributes them via Web.<p>Bunny ears on an iPad: Amusing, but probably not the ideal way to watch broadcast TV on your tablet. But the startup Aereo just won a court battle that could …

Media Management

Visualized: AT&T's network-boosting Small Cell

WiFi used to be the only somewhat reliable way for a carrier to plug up holes in its network coverage. It's a tactic AT&T's used to great effect in many metropolitan areas where it offers wireless service. But short of acquiring more spectrum -- a costly and time-consuming process littered with …