Phil Raphan

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How to Get the Most Out of the New Photos App in iOS 10

One of the relatively unsung new features in iOS 10 is a smarter Photos app that wants to make organizing photos less of a chore. Generally, it …

Apps

IRL: The 10 Apple Watch apps I use every single day

The hour hand on my Apple Watch has rotated around its digital watch face twice a day more than 365 times, meaning we've blown past the one year …

How to login with Comcast Xfinity on unsupported Apple TV apps

I’ve been catching up with AMC’s The Walking Dead on my iPad because AMC didn’t offer a dedicated Apple TV app until last week. As soon as the Apple …

Smart TV

Hermès-style Apple Watch bands won’t empty your wallet [Reviews]

Best List: Triple Tour Split Strap by Arrow & Board<p>With the deluge of Apple Watch bands on the market, I wanted to wrap my wrist in leather for a reasonable price.<p>Unwilling to drop $500 on the luxe Hermès Double Tour, I was delighted to discover the wares of Arrow & Board, a tiny company from …

Smartwatches

How to back up your iPhone or iPad to an external drive

If you’ve got a tiny hard drive on your Mac and a large-capacity iPhone or iPad (or both!), you might worry that you’re about to run out of space due to all the stuff you want to back up from your iOS device to your OS X one.<p>You won’t have to worry any longer. This trick makes your Mac back up your …

OS X

Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had

Quick — go check and see if you have enough free space on your iPhone.<p>I’m guessing you’re like the rest of us, and can use a little more — especially if you’ve got a smaller iPhone in the 16 GB range.<p>If you’re looking to free up some storage space on any size iPhone, here’s a bizarre little trick …

Mobile Technology

Bill Gates dedicates song by The Beatles to 'genius' Steve Jobs on Desert Island Discs

Bill Gates has spoken of his relationship with "incredible genius" Steve Jobs, dedicating a Beatles track to the late Apple founder during an …

5 hidden remote touchpad tricks will make you an Apple TV expert

The new Apple TV remote is a thing of beauty. It’s got six simple buttons, it’s rechargeable and it features a beautifully simple touchpad at the top to swipe across menus, app icons and letters to enter passwords.<p>But the simple joy of using the touchpad is very Apple-like. There are hidden secrets …

The Top 10 Ways to Cut the Cord

Here's a quick rundown of what you'll need to break up with your cable company.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

If Apple included a paper user manual with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that included explanations of each and every feature, it would be the size …

Apps

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Cambridge Analytica

Tech News, Tips, Security Alerts & Digital Trends

9 Amazon perks you're probably not using<p>Patch now! Critical Microsoft and Adobe security updates you need now<p>Watch out! Clever spyware is spreading …

Trends

Tip of the Day: How to Get an iTunes Refund

Apple vets everything sold on iTunes very carefully and is pretty clear that all iTunes purchases are final. But what happens if you purchase an app that just didn't work or has problems downloading or some other significant issue? Then your purchase may not be as final as Apple's terms and …

Personal Finance

Troubleshoot Issues on Apple Watch by Backing Up and Restoring

No matter how much research and testing goes into ensuring the Apple Watch runs smoothly with no problems, there's always a chance that you will have to perform a few IT-style actions in order to fix a minor issue with your device.<p>The best way to troubleshoot a problem on Apple Watch is to backup …

Smartwatches

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

Why You Should Potentially Move Instead of Zooming for Portrait Photography

We frequently hear professional photographers praising prime lenses for their usability, image quality, and versatility in portrait photography. We …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

Jeremy Horwitz | 9to5Mac

Dehaze Comes to Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom

That Dehaze feature that Adobe teased last month is now official for Photoshop’s Adobe Camera RAW and Lightroom in a major new Creative Cloud update. …

Tutorials

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

Software

The best iPhone apps for learning guitar

Have you been looking to learn how to play the guitar but aren’t willing to shell out the big bucks for lessons? Then again maybe you already have …

Cool iPhone apps that do amazing things your Android can’t

The iPhone vs Android debate will likely never be settled. Fans of each platform will stubbornly defend their choice and will be unwilling to accept …

Apps

#ProTip: The upside to jailbreaking your iPhone

<i>Cult of Mac is at WWDC and AltConf, fishing for ProTips. The world’s biggest gathering of Apple developers is a rich hunting ground filled with alpha geeks, experts</i> par excellence<i>. What’s a ProTip? A ProTip is a nugget of knowledge, a little bit of expertise from someone in the know — a pro.</i><p>SAN …

Apple

This Guy Photographed the ISS from an Airplane at 40,000 Feet

This is impressive: photographer and aspiring astronaut Trevor Mahlmann was sitting in the seat of an airplane at 40,000 feet this past Tuesday when …

How To Fix Common Imperfections On A Portrait

When you are just starting out in photography, retouching portraits can be a hard thing to tackle. But the basics really aren’t that hard. I’ll use …