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The 12 best hidden features in the new iPhone update

Although Apple is advertising some of the new abilities your phone just received, like a new mode that makes reading easier at night, many of the best tweaks go unadvertised. Often iPhone users have no idea they even exist.<p>After a week of using iOS 9.3, I went through the change log and forums to …

Apple debuts Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6s, extends life up to 25 hours

In a surprise release on Tuesday, Apple debuted the Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6s and 6, the first integrated battery pack to come out of …

The facial products that every gentleman should use

“You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming and encouraging your greatest asset,” says Tom Hopkins, and we …

4 Step Skin Routine For Beardsmen

So you’ve got a beard worthy of Zeus himself and take care of it like it’s your own child, but what about the rest of your face? As much as you’d …

Skin Care

The best iPhone 6s 3D Touch features [Video]

Apple’s iPhone 6s is finally here and it comes along with a new feature that you may not be familiar with. Today we’re checking out the best 3D Touch features. Some of you are probably thinking, how is this any different from a long press, right? Well its uses may not be very different at the …

Apps

Huge iOS 9 security flaw lets anyone see your photos and contacts without a PIN – here’s how to stop it

There’s a lot to love in Apple’s newly released iOS 9 software. We told you about <b>all of iOS 9’s best new features</b> in an earlier article, and we also …

iOS

The best feature of 3D Touch? Trackpad text selection with the iPhone 6s keyboard

The reviews for the iPhone 6s came out yesterday and it was generally agreed that 3D Touch is a substantial advancement in the iPhone’s UI and interaction experience. However, most reviewers focused on how you can use the pressure-sensitive display to bring up quick actions on the Home Screen or …

Apps

The new Apple TV works with your wireless headphones

The new Apple TV is still weeks away from launch, but that isn't stopping a few people from getting their hands on it... and discovering a few pleasant surprises in the process. Dom Esposito at <i>9to5Mac</i> has learned that the device's improved Bluetooth support extends not just to the controller, but …

Apple TV (4th Gen) unboxing + exclusive in-depth hands-on guide [Video]

Today we’re taking the first really deep look at Apple’s fourth-generation Apple TV, which will hit stores next month. In our exclusive video, we explore the upgraded hardware, the Siri Remote, and dig down into tvOS, the new UI that brings the entire experience to life.<p>Are there surprises? Oh yes. …

Smart TV

8 tiny-but-terrific iOS 9 features you may have missed

iOS 9 isn’t the massive update that we saw with iOS 7 and iOS 8, but that doesn’t mean it’s bereft of cool new features. Below we’ve chronicled some small-but-significant iOS 9 changes flagged by Reddit’s Apple community that will improve the device’s overall usefulness and functionality. Check …

San Francisco

12 hidden features in iOS 9

If you're using iOS 9, chances are you've already discovered some of the system's best new features, like a smarter Siri or the new and improved Maps …

10 great literary bars in New York City

Booze and books have a natural affinity: both look great on a wooden shelf, both are designed to be consumed, and, for better or worse, writers have tended to gravitate toward certain booze-dens through the years.<p>Here are ten of New York City’s best bars with a literary past and present, ranging …

How to Encrypt Your iOS Device's iTunes Backup

If you connect your iOS device to your computer to back up your data instead of using iCloud, some of your most private data is not backing up. For security reasons, by default, an iTunes backup will not include saved passwords, Wi-Fi settings, website history, or Health data.<p>You can save …

Encryption

Confused about how Apple Music and its membership work?

Now that you’ve had a chance to settle in with this new streaming service, you’ve probably formulated some opinions about it: How does the Apple Music memebership work? Does the new Beats 1 Radio live up to your expectations? Is the Connect social network something to write home about?<p>You may be …

Apple iOS 8.4: Should You Upgrade?

Apple launched iOS 8.4 yesterday and, as always, the rush to download it began immediately. But as the dust settles and the feedback from iOS device owners and developers floods in we can now answer what millions of cautious users want to know: Should I upgrade or wait?<p>Let’s break it down…<p><b>The Deal</b> …

Apple Music

Turning off Connect makes Apple Music better

Connect is the part of Apple Music where you’ll supposedly enjoy a close, personal relationship with the artists and bands you care about. But just …

Apple Music

iPhone 6S to double LTE speeds, run more efficiently with new Qualcomm chip

One of the main upgrades to the next iPhone’s internals will be a redesigned wireless system featuring a new Qualcomm-made LTE chip, as revealed by images of a prototype iPhone 6S logic board shared by a source. As shown in the image below, the new device will include Qualcomm’s MDM9635M chip, also …

Mobile Technology

How to Use Your iPhone With HomeKit-Enabled Devices

Now that HomeKit-enabled accessories are hitting the market, you may be wondering what you can do with your new connected devices. Whether you are controlling the temperature, turning off lights, or locking the front door, you will be able to use your iPhone to take care of various activities …

Home Automation

Two weeks with iOS 9 and El Capitan: Which new features stand out and which ones fall short

It’s been two full work weeks since Apple released the first betas of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, and I’ve been using the software since day one. With a ton of new features from a revamped Notes app to a completely new Search system and new multitasking tools, both operating systems promise to make …

Apps

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Literature

Top 10 Hair Styling Products for Men

<b>Last updated: 16 February 2017</b><p>If clothes truly do make the man, his hairstyle should readily be recognised as the single most important accessory to …

These GIFs Will Show You the Best New Features in iOS 9

Intended to be an update that’ll deliver increased stability and an improved user experience, iOS 9 has a bunch of interesting new features, …

GIF Animations

How to use your cellular-enabled iPad on overseas trips

I travel a lot and find it really convenient to be able to use my iPad to access internet content anywhere, even when I’m not near a wifi hotspot. Sure, I have my iPhone with me, but lots of content is just better on the iPad: reading foreign newspapers, downloading Kindle books for train or plane …

How to sort and report junk iMessages with iOS 8.3 on your iPad

Apple update iOS software to version 8.3 yesterday in advance of the Apple Watch launch. To update your iPad open the Settings app and go to General–> Software Update. The list of enhancements and updates is quite extensive. Highlighted by improved performance for<p>App Launch<br>• App …

iOS 7 How-to: Manage your iCloud storage space from an iOS device

Apple gives all iCloud users 5 GB of iCloud storage. For most users, this is more than plenty of space, but for some, it isn’t nearly enough. This space is used for iOS device backups, iWork and other documents, and email if you are using a @mac.com, @me.com or @icloud.com address.<p>In this article, …

Tom Hanks just released a typewriter app for iPad

Tom Hanks has made it well known that he's one of the few remaining typewriter diehards, but today he's taking that passion digital. He's releasing an iPad app called Hanx Writer that recreates the typewriter experience on a tablet: keys clack, the paper moves side-to-side, and new sheets need to …

Barber & Co

Top 10 Beard Care Products for Men - A Better Beard

With the trend for facial hair, be it designer stubble or a serious beard, set to continue we thought it prudent to document our Top 10 Beard Care …

Men's Fashion