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20 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching

Here's how to make the most of your streaming experience.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

This hack connects you to the Internet via a virtual modem

Legend tells of a programmer named Martin Kirkholt Melhus who worked at a client site where there was no Internet. Realizing most of his work involved cutting and pasting from StackOverflow, he needed a way to get online. And so he turned his speaker and microphone into a working (in theory) modem. …

Stack Overflow

The best apps for viewing the solar eclipse

If you somehow missed the news, many parts of the United States will be witness to a total solar eclipse on August 21 for the first time in over 90 …

Apps

Lady Gaga is now banned in China

The American pop star is the latest victim of the Great Firewall of China, angering the country's officials by meeting with the Dalai Lama.<p>China is known for having a heavily censored internet, with a system dubbed the Great Firewall of China blocking local access to sites like Facebook and …

China

25 iPhone tips you'll wish you knew all along

Close three apps at once

Apps

20 Siri tips that'll make your life easier

Siri

Four hidden tricks for taking stellar iPhone photos

Further your iPhone photography skills with these little-known camera tricks.<p>I hate to admit it, but my iPhone is always the first thing I reach for when I spot a photo-worthy scene.<p>Sure, I own a digital camera, but my iPhone is always with me, packs an excellent camera, <i>plus</i> I have the option to …

Mobile Photography

Ten hidden controls of the iPhone headphones

The iPhone headphones (or any headphones with a mic and remote) can control your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch in up to 10 different ways.<p>If you're listening to music, toggle pause or play by tapping the center button once.<p>To fast-forward a song, tap the center button twice and long-press on the …

Voice Mail

See Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the universe in 8 minutes

Need proof that Neil deGrasse Tyson has a knack for explaining complex astrophysical concepts in simple terms? You don't have to spend the better part of an hour watching a <i>Cosmos</i> episode -- in fact, a short work break will do the trick. The famed astrophysicist has posted a video explaining the …

Google introduces 360-degree YouTube ads

Google's already rolled out 360-degree videos on YouTube, like Bjork's latest musical venture, and now the company has announced that it's doing the same with advertisements. The new feature debuted on Wednesday for both Chrome and the mobile YouTube app on Android and iOS. It works exactly the …

Google Maps Now Lets You Scale Yosemite’s El Capitan Mountain

El Capitan is already something I associate almost by default with Mac OS X, but it was a real mountain before that – millions of years before Apple previewed OS X 10.11, in fact, though it only got its name in 1851. Anyways, it’s the real mountain, not the Apple operating system, that Google now …

Maps