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5 incredible ways to use your smartphone’s camera you never knew until now

It’s hard to believe but many people, including myself, hardly use a smartphone to make phone calls anymore. By the way, in case you still do and …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

JFK to 9/11: Amazing Video of How We Got Where We Are Today

- Advertisement -<p>I'm well aware that millions of us are going bonkers trying to understand and follow "what's really going on" on the national and …

Cold War

100 iPhone X Tips, Tricks, Features and Secrets - The Ultimate Guide to iPhone 8, iPads and iOS 11

iOS 11: Everything Apple added to Siri

The debut of iOS 11 this week brought changes that include augmented reality games and a better iMessage experience, but perhaps no aspect of the operating system was more changed than Siri.<p>Siri has gained more than a dozen new features, from the potential to share your social media account with a …

This is how to use the new iOS 11 Files app

With Apple's iOS 11 update comes the new and handy Files app. The improvement in file organization, dragging, and dropping is best put to use on the …

Apps

Apple added a must-have safety feature to your iPhone in iOS 11— here's how to set it up

Called Emergency SOS, the feature turns your sleep/wake button into a panic button — and you should set it up now before you need it.<p>Here's how it works: When you turn on the Emergency SOS feature, the button on the right-hand side of your phone can quickly call emergency services — all you need to …

Watch 11 incredible iOS 11 augmented reality apps in action on the iPhone

We’ve come a long way from Pokemon Go, haven’t we? iOS 11 was released to the public earlier this week after a months-long beta period. The new …

iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works

Is there a more versatile iOS app than Notes? It was one of the original iPhone apps, and with every update to iOS it’s become a more capable …

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working …

The 5 best hidden features from the latest iPhone update

Apple's latest iPhone software update — iOS 11 — is finally here, and with it, a ton of new features and tricks. Here's how to enable the best ones: the one-handed keyboard, a hidden level in the camera, screen recording, storage optimization, and easily sharing WiFi passwords.

13 hidden features in iOS 11

You don't need to buy an iPhone 8 (or an iPhone X for that matter) to get that shiny, new-iPhone feeling. All you need to do is upgrade to iOS 11, …

7 settings to change right away on iOS 11

iOS 11 adds a bevy of new features and interface tweaks to your iPhone (and even more changes for your iPad). After opening your new iPhone or upgrading your current iPhone, here are the settings to check or change straight away.<p>Do Not Disturb While Driving<p>Given the frightening number of drivers I …

Apps

50 New Features in iPhone X

Apple has officially introduced the iPhone X, its new flagship smartphone with dozens of new features. It won't be available until November 3, but here's a preview of 50 changes and improvements coming.<p>Design<p><b>Glass:</b> iPhone X's front and back are all glass, with a strengthening layer that is 50 …

How to prepare your old Apple Watch for sale

With a new Apple Watch around the corner, it might be time to consider what you'll have to do to sell or give away your old smartwatch. The majority …

Smartwatches

iOS 11: 18 new and hidden features for your Apple iPhone and iPad

15 Things to Ask Siri to Do That'll Make Your Life Easier

Put Siri to work!<p>It's easy to forget that the iPhone we use every day doubles as a virtual assistant. Sure, Siri may give you sass every now and then, but to make the most of Siri, you need to know specific things to ask. We have a few we want to share, so you can take full advantage of your voice …

Siri

Everything you need to know about tagging files in iOS 11

One of the most useful features in iOS 11’s Files app may turn out to ta tagging files. Tagging lets you gather pictures, folders, documents and any other files from all across your iPad and iCloud storage by giving them the same tag.<p>This means you can organize files without moving them — you could …

See all the new tweaks in iOS 11 beta 5

Just like clockwork, two weeks after the release of iOS 11 beta 4, Apple has graced developers with iOS 11 beta 5. As per usual, we went straight ahead and installed it to dig around and see what’s new. Among our finds were new camera settings and a pretty cool feature for FaceTime.<p>Check out all of …

How to use the Files app in iOS 11

One of the most consistent criticisms of Apple's iOS, the operating system used by the iPhone and iPad, is its limited ability to organize documents …

iOS 11: How to use the new Files app

Apple has introduced its new Files app with iOS 11 and along with it come improvements for managing, editing, and sharing your data. Follow along for a look at this new iOS app.<p>If haven’t tried out iOS 11 you can check out our walkthrough here for installing the public beta. As we noted earlier, …

Smart Homes' Basic Setup: 5 Devices You Need, Prices And Risks Involved

Our homes and generally our lives, are growing more and more smart every day. Whether it be smartwatches, smartphones and smart speakers, they can …

What’s new in iOS 11? Hands-on with 100+ features and changes [Video]

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard …

How to take a screenshot on a Mac — and 15 other useful keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of hidden keyboard shortcuts in MacBooks and Mac computers. Here are the best and most useful ones that only power users know about.<p><b>Volume:</b><p>1. Turn up or down the volume in 1/4 increments: press and hold "Option," "Shift," and either "Volume Control" key.<p><b>In the "Finder" …

The Beginner's Guide to 1Password

Using a password manager is basically internet security 101 these days, but that doesn’t make them any less intimidating. If you’ve never used a …

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

Free Up iPhone Space With These Hidden Tricks

It’s 2017 and I still often witness this soul-crushing scene: A friend goes to take a photo only to realize he doesn’t have any more space on his iPhone (soul crush 1). Then he frantically deletes apps or photos (soul crush 2). Finally, he can take a picture…of his latte (soul crush 3).<p>Deleting a …

Apps

How to install the genius media app that Apple banned from the App Store

What is Kodi and why should one want to install on the iPhone or any other iOS device? It’s a versatile media player that’s already quite popular …

How to connect wireless headphones to any TV

So you want to watch television at night without disturbing others trying to sleep. Or maybe you prefer to block out the noise of your surroundings -- like that annoying dog next door who won't stop barking -- while catching up on The Flash.<p>Connecting wireless headphones to your television doesn't …

Audiophile

Your TV May Be Spying on You. Here’s How to Stop It

Your smart TV is watching you.<p>We watch our televisions, and in many cases our televisions watch us back. That’s the backdrop to the news this week …