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How to use Continuity Camera to take photos and scan documents with iPhone, on your Mac

macOS Mojave sports a super useful little gem of a feature, called Continuity Camera, for taking photos or scanning documents with an iPhone or …

Apps

Video: hands-on with HomePod stereo and multi-room audio via AirPlay 2 on iOS 11.4

We’re excited that AirPlay 2 is fully here after basically a year of waiting for it. The latest Apple OS updates bring stereo playback to HomePod and …

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Operating Systems

Getting to know the various status lights on your HomePod and what they mean

Knowing what the various status lights on the top of your HomePod convey is an important feedback mechanism when using the speaker’s touch controls …

How to control HomePod with touch gestures

Aside from using Siri, there are a variety of touch-based actions you can use to control the HomePod as well. We walk through them in our guide and …

My love-hate relationship with HomePod

When Apple announced HomePod, the news did not really move the needle for my excitement. I wasn’t induced to a frenzy, which is the case for most …

How to transfer iPhone calls to your HomePod

HomePod has Bluetooth 5.0 for things like proximity-based device discovery that’s used during Apple’s Automatic Setup feature. While HomePod doesn’t …

How to find your HomePod’s serial number and iOS software version

HomePod runs a custom-made version of the iOS mobile operating system.... Read the rest of this post here"How to find your HomePod’s serial number …

How to update the software on your HomePod

Like other Apple devices, HomePod runs its own software that can be easily upgraded as soon as a new firmware becomes available to download over the …

How to use your HomePod with your Apple TV

Unless your Apple TV is already connected to a decent home stereo, you may consider using your HomePod as the default speaker for your Apple TV, …

Tips, tricks, & customizations for your new HomePod

Now that we’ve had some time to play with the HomePod, we’ve compiled all the best tips, tricks, and customizations. Learn a workaround for setting …

How to restart your iPhone without using the Home or power buttons

Whenever you are unfortunate enough to have a busted Home button or non-functioning power button, it can become difficult to reboot your iPhone or …

The different Mac OS X startup tones and the problems they indicate

The infamous startup tone that the Mac is known for when you turn it on isn’t just a sound, but is actually a very important part of your Mac’s boot …

Recording just part of your Mac screen with QuickTime is this easy

QuickTime is one of the apps that comes pre-installed in the OS X operating system that powers every Mac, but unfortunately, despite how powerful it …

50+ Apple Watch Tips and Tricks + Hidden Features!

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

The 20 best iPhone 6s features [Video]

After an agonizing two week wait, the iPhone 6s is finally here. Although this is an ‘S’ model year, a time when most of the changes are internal, …

How to adjust 3D Touch sensitivity

Using a grid of 96 sensors that read microscopic changes in the distance between the cover glass and the backlight, your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is …

IPhone 7

How to turn iPhone keyboard into a trackpad with 3D Touch and select text with precision

iOS 9 has brought out a new feature for iPads called easy text selection which lets you slide two fingers on the screen to turn the keyboard into a …

IPhone 7

How to turn 3D Touch off and on

So you got your brand new iPhone and decided that 3D Touch is more of a nuisance than gets in your way than a time-saving feature you’d like to use …

How to use 3D Touch on iPhone 6s: a video tutorial

3D Touch is the biggest new feature to come to the iPhone 6s, and it brings a whole new interaction paradigm to the iPhone. 3D Touch is possible by …

Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Continuity and Handoff are both new iOS 8 features that make for a more seamless experience than ever when it comes to using multiple devices. …

How to replace a stuck or broken iPhone power button: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know to DIY (do-it-yourself) repair a stuck or broken power button in your iPhone!<p>The iPhone has been plagued with power …

New Hampshire Map, Antique Map Art Print, 1817, Archival Reproduction

Description<p>Archival print reproduction of an antique map of New Hampshire from c1817 by Fielding Lucas.<p>MEDIUM: Art print<br>PAPER: 100% cotton, museum quality, heavyweight, matte finish<br>INK: Archival pigment inks<br>SIZE: 11x14 or 16x20 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border)<p>Find more prints in our Etsy …

iOn Wireless Switch

A replacement for mechanical switches. iOn lets you toggle lights and other devices just by waving your hand over it, or by using its mobile app. You …

Change How Long Notification Banners Persist for in Mac OS X

Banner notifications pop up on the side of the screen in Mac OS X and disappear on their own within a few seconds. Some users may find that banner …

Give Your Mac a Black Menu Bar in OS X Mavericks with ObsidianMenuBar

The menu bar of OS X has two default color choices, simple grey, or translucent, which varies a bit based upon the wallpaper used. Neither of these …

How to Enable Tap To Click on Mac Trackpads with Mac OS X

The tap-to-click ability is enabled by default on most PC laptops, while on the Mac side of things it’s usually disabled by default. For the …

ClearView Clio Speaker

The Clio is a 2.1 Bluetooth speaker. It has a 2″ woofer at the bottom of its base, but instead of additional drivers it has a sheet of acrylic as its …

Bluetooth

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