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Apple Pencil, Augmented Reality Makes 2018 iPad Work Like a Pro

REVIEW: The newest version of Apple’s iconic tablet offers features and capabilities that are starting to resemble the iPad Pro, including the …

IPad Pro

How to sync your local iTunes library when you’re subscribed to Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the best music streaming options when you have a local library of unreleased songs, live concerts, or remixes. But this method will also allow you to sync hi-fiedlity music such as ALAC to your iPhone.<p>While not completely obvious, it is possible to sync your local library …

Apple Music

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

HomeKit Weekly: Getting started with Apple’s Home app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>In our inaugural edition of HomeKit Weekly, we’re starting with the basics: becoming familiar with Apple’s Home app to control HomeKit. Apple’s Home …

Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your New AirPods

AirPods were a hot ticket item this holiday season, selling out from Apple and other retailers.<p>We're guessing quite a few <i>MacRumors</i> readers got new AirPods during the holidays, so we thought we'd share some super handy tips and tricks that'll help you get the most out of your new earphones.<p><i>Subscribe</i> …

Tech Trends

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working …

IPhone 8

Reflecting On The Past Year of Apple Pencil Ownership

When I first bought the Apple Pencil in late 2015, I thought I’d bring it everywhere. It was one of the coolest iPad accessories I’d ever seen, and the low latency and high accuracy for drawing and handwriting was just unbelievable. I’d used a lot of third party stylii — including the Pencil by …

Apple Pencil

Follow These 7 Steps to Erase All Your Data Before Selling Your MacBook

Thinking about buying the flashy new MacBook Pro and getting rid of your old laptop? Don't sell or give it away without first following these tips.<p>Back up your Mac. Use either iCloud or an external hard drive to store any files you want to keep.<br>• Sign out of your iTunes account by going to iTunes > …

Selling

Are you getting spam on your iPhone calendar? Here's how to make it stop

Fellow iPhone users of the world, are you getting weird spam events in your calendar? For the lucky few who have no idea what we’re talking about, …

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV 4, which came out last fall, is one of the most advanced media streamers on the market.<p>As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>You can tell if you have the latest …

Smart TV

How to Save Text Messages to Your Computer

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>A step-by-step guide to saving your text messages<p>Getting …

Operating Systems

macOS Sierra: Save Disk Space With the New 'Optimize Storage' Option

macOS Sierra, available today, includes a built-in storage optimization feature that's designed to free up storage space on a Mac by storing rarely used files in iCloud, regularly emptying the trash, removing unnecessary files, and more.<p>It's a handy feature that can give you a good amount of …

The best ways to sell or trade in your Apple Watch

You can't wear two watches, so it's time to get rid of one.<p>The Apple Watch Series 2 is finally here...and I have to admit, it looks pretty appealing with its waterproofing, built-in GPS and brighter screen. But before you jump on the preorder train, you might want to consider what you're going to …

Smartwatches

How to unlock your Mac with an iPhone or Apple Watch

There aren’t a lot of apps I use regularly on my Apple Watch. The ones that I <i>do</i> use regularly consist of utilities that make my life easier, or apps that help me track things, like water intake or how many tasks I have left for the day. One of my favorite utilities is MacID, which offers even …

Lock Exposure and Focus for Better Photos on Your iPhone (and Other Tips)

Smartphones are easily the most popular cameras around, but even though they’ve improved a lot over the years, taking a solid photo with a smartphone …

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Serato's new iPhone app will automatically DJ your party

Serato is best known inside the DJ world for making some of the most popular mixing software out there, but now the company is trying to make DJ tools that are accessible to everyone. Its first effort is an iOS app called Pyro, and it's basically an automatic DJ for parties. You just load up a …

Apps

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Apple TV Master

Apple at last decided to give its TV box an upgrade worthy of the name last year, and if you’ve bought yourself one of the new devices (or got one as …

How to Share Your iPhone Photos With Your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch display, while small, is a beautiful OLED display capable of displaying photos for sharing with others, or even using them as a watch …

How to use gestures on your new iPad or iPhone

Using gestures<p>If you've just unwrapped a new iPad or iPhone for Christmas, or you just want to make sure you aren't missing out, here's a quick …

Apps

How to Customize iPhone Lock Screen Access

There’s a lot or a little you can access from your Lock screen on iPhone, depending on the settings you choose to enable. For easy access to features you often use, you can customize what is available from your Lock screen and turn on features such as Siri and Reply with Message. However, if you're …

IOS 10

How to make your own iPhone ringtone

How to save an iTunes track as a ringtone<p>One way to stand out from the crowd and personalise your iPhone is to use a custom ringtone, and we'll show …

iTunes

How to View Only Offline Music in Apple Music

Apple Music is kind of tricky. Sometimes My Music wouldn't play when I was away from Wi-Fi and out of Cellular reach and I couldn’t figure out why. Turns out, not all of My Music in Apple Music is available offline. Which means I’ve been using Cellular data without knowing it. To prevent this, …

Apple Music

How to Set a Live Photo as Your Lock Screen on iPhone

Starting with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, iPhones come with a selection of Live Photo Wallpaper images to bring color and animation to your Lock screen. You can use Live Photos as your Home screen Wallpaper too. However, if Apple's selection of Live Photo Wallpapers aren't what you want in a Lock …

iPhone

iOS 9.2 beta 2 brings AT&T Wi-Fi calling to the Mac and other devices

Apple has built support for AT&T’s NumberSync technology into iOS 9.2 beta 2, which was released to developers earlier today. Currently Apple’s Continuity feature allows users to use their Mac, iPad, or iPod touch to make phone calls as long as the computer (or other iOS device) is connected to the …

How to Use 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus has been selling strongly since its launch last month, thanks in part to a number of new features including 3D Touch. With it, users can access Quick Actions from the home screen and Peek and Pop from within a variety of stock and third-party apps.<p>If you're wondering …

Prevent Photos from Opening When You Connect an iOS Device in OS X El Capitan

By default, in OS X, when you connect an iOS device and there are new photos that haven’t been imported – if you aren’t using iCloud Photo Library – …

One Simple Trick Will Give You Better iPhone Battery Life

If you own a smartphone running iOS 9, Apple's new power-saving feature could give you way more battery life than you might expect -- provided you know how to use it.<p>When your battery falls to 20 percent, a notification prompts you to enable Low Power Mode, a setting that conserves your precious …

Batteries

How to Personalize Your Watch Face and Complications in watchOS 2

watchOS 2, the first major update to the Apple Watch's operating system, was released in September, just five months after the device's debut. If you didn't face any download issues getting watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch, you are well on your way towards looking for the new features the update …

iPhone 6s and 6s Plus review: More than just a refresh

Some people look a little unkindly on the so-called "S" years -- those years when Apple updates the iPhone, but doesn't change how it looks, and then sells that while secretly working on something flashier that will debut 12 months later. I don't think that's exactly fair. Those "S" years are when …