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How I use my iPad: Save Images – a free Safari image downloader [Video]

Unlike the desktop version of Safari, the iOS version lacks the handy inspector that allows you to access web pages resources like background images. <b>Save Images</b> is a free iOS Safari extension that lets you quickly identify and save images from a web page. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough to see …

iCloud Backup Failed? Why iPhone Won't Back Up & How to Fix It

Backing up your iPhone or iPad regularly is an important part of keeping your data and settings secure. By regularly backing up your device, you're assured that if your iPhone is damaged, you won't lose your device settings, app data, messages, or photos and videos. There's even a way to set your …

How to set profile pictures for OS X user accounts on your Mac

We recently showed you how you can personalize the experience on Apple’s platforms if you upload your iCloud profile photo. On the Mac, it’s possible …

How to Fix Your Apple TV From Turning On By Itself

For the past month or so, our Apple TV has been turning on by itself, 5-10 minutes after we would shut it down at night. What was happening? Was this …

How to use color-coded calendars on Mac, iPhone and iPad to maintain balance in your life

It will surprise no-one to know that I was an early adopter of electronic calendars, starting with a Casio Digital Diary in the early 1990s, followed by a Psion 5mx in 1997. But making the switch from a Filofax to a grayscale PDA did mean giving up one thing I didn’t get back until years later: …

How to Remove a Credit Card From an iPhone Completely

- Feb 18, 2018<p>For most iPhone users, having their credit card details saved on their device is inevitable. The benefits seam to outweigh the risks …

How to download Kodi on your iPhone or iPad without jailbreaking

All about Kodi<p>We also looked at:<br>1. How to install and use Kodi on Windows<br>2. How to install Kodi on Android and Android TV<br>3. How to install Kodi on a …

Where is AirDrop in iOS 11?

Before iOS 11 changed the layout of Control Center, the AirDrop options were clearly visible within Control Center. With iOS 11, AirDrop is still there but hidden. If you’re wondering what happened to AirDrop, we’ll help you locate it. AirDrop in Control Center is where you choose who can find you …

How to allow guests to connect to your Wi-Fi network with a QR code

We recently shared a quick and easy way to share access to your Wi-Fi network without revealing the password using a new feature available in iOS 11. …

Upgrade your home Wi-Fi w/ this $40 Powerline 802.11ac Extender and HomePlug kit

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>Today only, B&H offers the the ZyXEL AV1000 Powerline HomePlug and AC900 Powerline 802.11ac Wi-Fi Extender for <b>$39.95 shipped</b>. …

How to easily share access to your Wi-Fi network without revealing the password

One of the oft-overlooked automatic features in iOS 11 makes it a cinch to give access to your Wi-Fi network to a friend by making it effortless to …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. …

10 hidden tricks that’ll make life with your iPhone X so much easier

Apple’s iPhone X represents a massive departure from the company’s earlier smartphone models. The tenth-anniversary iPhone is a reimagining of …

Apps

It is now possible to convert your Apple ID from a third-party email address to an Apple one

Apple has made a small change to their Apple ID policy, now allowing those who previously setup their Apple ID with a third-party email to update it …

Apple Store app is giving away Plotagraph+ image animation app

Apple is giving away the excellent Plotagraph+ image animation app for a limited time. To claim your free copy of this awesome app, a $5 value, get …

iPhone X Wallpaper pack 4

Pre-orders for iPhone X are now in the record books! If you did not manage to reserve one in the first 5-10 minutes, shipping times were delayed by 3 …

Mini-series

Stuck key? Learn the right way to clean your MacBook's keyboard

When I traded my old MacBook Pro for a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, it took me a few days to get accustomed to typing on the shallow, butterfly keyboard. A few months later, I was merrily typing away -- while wondering how I ever enjoyed the feel of the mushy keys on my previous MacBook Pro -- when …

How to sell your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Touch Bar not doing it for you? No matter the reason, if you are ready to move on from your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, there's an extra step you need to take before you sell it or pass it along to a worthy successor.<p>Before we get to the extra Touch Bar step, here's what you need to do to <i></i>get <i>any</i> …

Mercedes-Benz GLE: Mid-Size SUV offers luxury with four engine options

The base version of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 may be the most understated “base” model for any SUV in the class. With standard features such as 4G …

Carbon Fiber

7 Feng Shui tips for attracting money into your home

If the lottery tickets and prayers haven't manifested as money in your pocket yet, maybe it's time to take a new approach and what could be easier …

Selling your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Apple recommends this step

If you’re selling (or generously handing down) your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple recommends an extra step when erasing your data before parting ways with your machine. This step requires an obscure Terminal command that you wouldn’t assume and isn’t required on Macs without the Touch Bar.<p>It’s …

Latest AirBeamTV app lets you mirror your iPhone directly to a Samsung television

AirBeamTV last year created a Mac app that let you use AirPlay mirroring to a Samsung Smart TV without an Apple TV, and it’s now done the same for the iPhone and iPad.<p>Mirror for Samsung TV app for iPhone and iPad is a unique application which mirrors the screen and audio of your iPhone or iPad to …

Forget the iPhone 8 and iPhone X — here are 7 reasons you should buy the iPhone 7 instead

There are a ton of great phones you can buy right now. But if you're intent on buying an iPhone, don't bother with the new iPhone 8 or the high-end iPhone X.<p>I've owned an iPhone 7 Plus for over a year, but I've tried the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and currently own the iPhone X.<p>I can easily say the …

How to unlock an iOS device when you've forgotten your password or changed your account

Apple's use of an Apple ID on iPads is something Apple does towards keeping your device secure. But it can also be problematic, especially if you …

Wallpaper Weekends: Space – The Final Frontier for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

- Oct 8, 2017<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple Watch

How to downgrade your iPhone from iOS 11

We were all excited for iOS 11, but some of us were disappointed when we finally updated our phones. Specifically, those of us who still have the …

Mobile Technology

Apple Confirms New Emoji Are Coming to iPhone and iPad in iOS 11.1

Apple today announced that hundreds of new emoji characters will be added to the iPhone and iPad in the upcoming iOS 11.1 update.<p>The company also showed off some of the new emoji that will be introduced, all of which are part of Unicode 10. Some of the new additions include crazy face, pie, …

Unicode

How to customize your AirPods shortcuts

Until now, you could only choose between activating Siri, or Play/Pause media when double-tapping either the left or right AirPod. But with the …

How to stop iCloud Photo Library from eating into your iPhone’s cellular data plan

iCloud Photo Library is an optional feature on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac that uploads every photo and video you take or import to iCloud and …

How to stop your iPhone from beeping twice when you get a message

When you receive an iMessage or another alert or notification on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that you are unable to check at the moment, your …