Vinnie Potts

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How to download Netflix shows and movies on Android or iOS

Netflix has allowed users to download shows and movies using the Netflix mobile app since late 2016. Meaning, you can watch movies and shows when you're on a plane, or without an internet connection. Heck, downloading Netflix content while at home and connected to Wi-Fi is a super-easy way to save …

How to Restore Your iPhone from an iCloud Backup

There are multiple reasons you might need to restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup. The most common reasons being you’ve just bought a new iPhone. Remember that before you restore your iPhone to factory settings, you’ll need to create an iCloud backup so all your data is safe and sound. Whether …

Siri Tips & Tricks: 21 Useful Things You Can Ask Siri

Whether you’re new to iPhone or have been using your device for a while—there are plenty of Siri tips and tricks you may have never tried. We know Siri has opinions on the meaning of life but what other things can you ask Siri to do? There are plenty of lists on the cool and funny things to ask …

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iPad mini 4 review: why has Apple hidden this great tablet away?

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Tim Cook again rules out converged Mac and iPad, says a single device would be too compromised

Apple CEO Tim Cook has ruled out the possibility of Apple merging iOS and OS X to create a single category of device. Speaking to the Irish <i>Independent</i>, Cook said that such a device would be too compromised.<p>“We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a converged Mac and iPad,” said …

Apple's Tim Cook says a converged MacBook and iPad won't happen

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't sold on the Surface, and the company doesn't plan on bringing together its MacBook or iPad into a single product like Microsoft's computing device, either. In an interview with the <i>Irish Independent</i>, Cook said: "We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a …

How to use iPad Pro while you wait for your Apple Pencil

We’re all excited to start unlocking the full potential of the iPad Pro, but we have a problem: We can’t really start doing that until we can get our hands on the Apple Pencil stylus that the company swears will change how we draw virtual lines forever. As of this writing, it’s showing a four to …

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The iPad Pro doesn’t seem to be an Apple ‘Pro’ device as we know it

In name alone, the iPad Pro suggests it’s something more than <i>just</i> a tablet — and it is. Big, powerful and already with some great apps, the iPad Pro is Apple’s stab at robust computing away from the desktop.<p>And it’s definitely for pros — just not every pro, and definitely not <i>this</i> pro.<p>Blockchain and …

iPad Pro diary day 2: The good, the bad & the two issues that concern me most

I posted my first impressions of the iPad Pro yesterday, and having spent much of the past 24 hours mostly using it rather than my MacBook, I now have more of a sense of why Tim Cook thinks it could be a laptop replacement.<p>While most reviewers dismissed that, and I would certainly join them in …

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FXX's Plans for The Simpsons Include a Marathon of Every Episode Ever and a Huge New App

Simpsons forever.<p>When a hit show makes its way to cable, it’s not often an especially exciting announcement on the news front – even though those …

Best Free Apps of the Day on July 20. VLC Streamer, Trimaginator, Slide X Pro, & More

Stream videos from almost any format from your home’s computer right on your iOS device with the VLC Streamer. Trimaginator turns your photos into …

Finally, a leather Pad & Quill case that’s light enough for an iPad Air

The Walden is the first of Pad & Quill’s top-notch cases that I would actually use. That’s because it ditches the wooden frame of the company’s usual bookbindery cases, instead offering a minimal slipcover that uses adhesive strips to hold an iPad Air in place.<p>The result is a case as beautiful and …

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Microchip Activated Pet Feeder

Tell your pets to keep their paws to themselves with the Microchip Activated Pet Feeder. This pet bowl has a lid that automatically opens when the …

How to Rip a DVD to Your Computer

Say you have a movie on DVD, but you want to watch it on your phone, tablet, somewhere else. You can “rip” that DVD—or turn it into a movie file on …

A Quicker Way To Close All Tabs in iOS Safari

Ever find yourself with too many tabs open in Safari on your iPad or another iOS device? They do seem to accumulate pretty quickly for me over the course of a couple days of browsing.<p>Well, here’s a very handy reader’s tip for closing all open tabs more quickly, without even leaving the Safari app – …

How to block phone and FaceTime calls on iPhone or iPad

You can block a contact from trying to FaceTime you — and phone you and iMessage you — at any time. Whether it's a former significant other, friend, …

There's More To TalkingTimer Than Just Being A Talking Timer

There's certainly no shortage of timer apps on iOS. There is, of course, the stock Clock app, whose timer function integrates nicely with Siri. And …