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Facebook will allow users to opt out of letting Facebook collect their browsing history

It’s arguably the company’s biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.<p>Facebook users will soon be able to opt out of one of Facebook’s key data gathering practices: Its collection and use of people’s web browsing history, which the company uses to sell targeted ads.<p>Facebook …

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

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How to use external storage with Files app on iPad or iPhone

Did you ever hold your iPhone in one hand, and a USB hard drive in the other, and look back and forth between them, muttering “Why, oh why?” Well, today we have good news for you. You still can’t hook them together with a wire, but with one app you can browse all kinds of external storage devices …

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How to download YouTube videos directly to your iPhone

Ever had the need to download YouTube videos to your iPhone for later viewing? Maybe you want to watch some clips on your commute without burning through your cellular data? Perhaps you’re a language or music teacher, and you want to keep teaching material offline, instead of relying on your …

How to Use Keyboard Shortcuts in iOS 11 Files App on iPad Pro

Files app in iOS 11 has revolutionized the way you had been managing your files on your iOS devices. Until now, users were happy using Dropbox on …

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The Shelf is like a Desktop for iOS 11

You know how on your Mac you always drag stuff to the desktop as a kind of temporary holding spot? You might be gathering together some photos, or just keeping a PDF until you work out where to put it, or until you have emailed it and can delete the original. That kind of thing isn’t possible in …

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Apple Publishes 6 How To Videos Covering new iOS 11 iPad Features

- Aug 21, 2017<p>Apple has posted 6 informative videos covering the new iPad features on the way in iOS 11, which should see a public release in …

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This free iOS 11 stuck recovery app can save you a trip to the Genius Bar

<i>This post is brought to you by Tenorshare, maker of ReiBoot.</i><p>When your iOS device fails to start up, you’ve got choices. You could sit around weeping like a little baby. Or you could schlep it to the nearest Genius Bar. Or you could make the smart move: You could try to fix it yourself with free iOS …

Apple Releases iOS 11 and iPad How-To Videos

Apple has published a series of six short videos to YouTube highlighting the marquee features of iOS 11 on the iPad. Each of the how-to videos is about one minute long and shows how to use a new feature:<p>'How to harness the power of the amazing new dock’ demonstrates how to add items to the dock, …

These 31 essential Apple Watch tips and tricks will help you master it

The Apple Watch is one of the most personal wearables on the planet. Aside from being the best selling smartwatch available, it features a host of …

Apple Watch In Action- Part 1

I’ve been using an Apple Watch since release day, other than a very brief period after I sold my first gen and thought I was moving on. It seems that the Watch was a little stickier than I thought it would be, and I ended up buying another one soon after and have kept one on my wrist since. Even …

eGov Enterprise Payment System - Checkout

RECEIPT<p><b>NOTE: Your statement will reflect a payment to SC.Gov</b><p>This online service is provided by SC.GOV, a third party, working under a contract …

Watch: Drag and drop on iPad in iOS 11 beta

Apple is introducing a number of new features with iOS 11, which for iPad will make the operating system look and feel more like a traditional …

How to ask Siri when a nearby store is open

Is it too late on a Saturday night to hit the hardware store for that essential dingus you need for Sunday’s DIY project? Has the local supermarket closed already, or do you still have time to buy some more beer? Does the <i>Kanaan</i> restaurant (“Best Humos in Berlin”) even open today? Just ask Siri.<p>You …

iOS 11 beta 4 brings new app icons

Developers received an all-new beta build of iOS 11 today, just two weeks after Apple seeded the previous one.<p>iOS 11 beta 4 brings a host of bug fixes and performance improvements, plus a few key changes that make Apple’s mobile operating system even better. New beta builds are also available for …

YouTube Red and Google Play Music to Merge in New Subscription Service

Google Play Music and the ad-free YouTube Red service are set to merge in a new streaming package, according to YouTube's head of music (via <i>The Verge</i>).<p>Lyor Cohen revealed the coming change during a panel session at the New Music Seminar conference in New York on Wednesday, saying the two services …

How to share documents from the Files app in iOS 11

We’ve been able to share and collaborate on iWork documents for a while, but in iOS 11 (and macOS High Sierra) you’ll be able to collaborate on any document, just by sharing it through iCloud Drive. To begin with, this will only work with Apple’s own apps, but third-party developers may add …

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NASA says your eclipse glasses may be unsafe. Here’s how to tell if they’re not

August’s upcoming eclipse will be eagerly taken in by millions of people across the nation, and except for a scant few minutes if you are in the path …

How to handle iOS 11's big Lock Screen change

There are a few minor but important changes coming to how you interact with notifications.<p>After installing iOS 11, you're bound to notice a lot of small changes and some bigger changes. There's the ability to record your screen, a customizable control center and then there's… Notification …

iOS 11 automatically ignores flaky Wi-Fi connections

With iOS 11, your iPhone gets smart enough to realize when a Wi-Fi connection is flaky, and gives up trying to join it. This might be most useful if you’re one of those people who keeps your Ask Join Networks setting activated, but it should help anyone who uses their iPhone in multiple places — …

iOS 11: How to use the new Files app

Apple has introduced its new Files app with iOS 11 and along with it come improvements for managing, editing, and sharing your data. Follow along for a look at this new iOS app.<p>If haven’t tried out iOS 11 you can check out our walkthrough here for installing the public beta. As we noted earlier, …

AT&T’s streaming service DirecTV Now is getting cloud DVR, parental controls, and other features

AT&T’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, is finally getting a cloud DVR, among other features, the company announced today. The addition is part of a larger platform upgrade for AT&T’s TV applications, which includes both the streaming service DirecTV Now and the app for current …

A beginner’s guide to the dark web

If you think search engines like Google and Bing let you probe the entire web, you’re totally wrong. You’re barely scratching the surface of the …

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Cracking Codes: 5 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Deciphered

Photo Credit: Shutterstock<p>Slide 1 of 11<p>Rosetta Stone<p>On July 19, 1799, the Rosetta Stone was discovered. The stone, which has the same ancient text …

Apple’s iPhone Lightning Dock gets a 50% discount to $25

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p><i>Update: now at B&H only.</i><p>Amazon offers Apple’s iPhone Lightning Dock in Space Gray for <b>$24.99 shipped</b>. Also at B&H. That’s a 50% …

How To: Disable Notification Previews for All Apps in iOS 11

I couldn't live without seeing previews of certain notifications on my iPhone, but there are definitely some that I'd like to hide, either because …

iOS 11 bringing new health tracking features

iOS 11 is bringing in some major additions & changes to the Health app on the iPhone. Starting with iCloud syncing, diabetes management & new workout …

How To Prevent Someone From Accessing Other Apps On iPhone and iPad Using Guided Access

If you have been following me and my tutorials for a while now, you probably must have figured am a huge fan of privacy. Yes, I appreciate privacy a …

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What’s new in watchOS 4? Hands-on with 50+ features and changes [Video]

As we did with the beta release of iOS 11, we’ve taken some time to walk through many of the new features and changes found in watchOS 4. While the Apple Watch software isn’t busting at the seams with new features like iOS 11, there are still quite a few new goodies and changes to be found. In this …