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This simple new trick can make any iPhone run faster INSTANTLY

An Apple fan has outsmarted even the geniuses on the Genius Bar – with a trick which speeds up any iPhone without resetting it.<p>Unlock your device, so …

Supreme Court's Decision Could Lead To Second Civil War - Bearing Arms - Assault Weapons Ban, Highland Park, Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court may decide as early as today whether they will hear a case concerning the obvious unconstitutionality of a Chicago suburb’s …

WOW! Reporter Explains 2ND Amendment And Makes Case AGAINST GUN CONTROL

by Assistant Editor November 4, 2015<p>Most of the people who work in the Mainstream Media have no knowledge of guns. They also lack a clear …

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O'Malley on guns: Unapologetically unconstitutional | New Hampshire

Martin O’Malley is anchoring this week’s campaign swing through New Hampshire on gun control.<p>Good luck with that.<p>The former Democratic governor of …

Pro Tip: The secret meaning of Apple Watch notifications shapes

If you’ve not paying really close attention to your Apple Watch notifications, you might have missed out on a really subtle and clever design decision the company built into them.<p>It turns out that Apple uses two different shapes for its watch Apple Watch notification badges. And here’s why.<p>I …

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38 must-know secrets and shortcuts for your Apple TV

Apple TV settings, Siri remote tricks, and more<p>After installing your favorite streaming apps and playing some of the games designed just for tvOS on …

How to Delete the Live Photo Version of a Picture

Apple introduced the Live Photo feature with the iPhone 6S, and it's still a fun and popular feature of the native iPhone Camera app. Unless you've chosen to preserve your Live Photo settings in the Camera Settings, the Live Photo function is on by default when you open the Camera app, so you need …

How to Find Your Kids with Siri

Apple's free Find My Friends app allows you to track the location of friends and family members who have given you permission. The feature probably works best for keeping track of teenagers running around town, and Siri is happy to help you locate them.<p>To do this, press and hold the Home button and …

How to Remove Apps from Spotlight Search

Spotlight Search, with iOS 9, is able to search within the apps you use and link directly into specific sections of that app. For instance, you could search for a recipe from Spotlight Search and receive results from multiple cooking apps on your phone. However, each new app downloaded is …

Which Apple TV Should You Buy?

The new generation of Apple TV is officially available for pre-order today. Orders placed today are expected to ship by the end of this week, October 30. Yet, this Apple TV comes with choices. The base model will cost you $149 and includes 32 gigabytes of storage; whereas, the 64GB model will cost …

iPhone Camera Settings: How to Change Video-Recording Resolution

Maybe you want to make a video with your iPhone camera, but you don't need it to be high resolution. After all, high-quality videos look gorgeous, but they also take up a lot of storage space. If you have the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus or later, 4K video, in particular, takes up large chunks of storage. …

How to Quickly Delete an Alarm from Your iPhone

When deleting an alarm on your iPhone, you no longer need to tap the Edit button. In iOS 9, a quick swipe on the alarm is all it takes.<p>To do this, open Clock. Tap Alarm.<p>Swipe left and tap Delete.<p><i>Top Image Credit: Frank Gaertner / Shutterstock.com</i>

How to Track Your Mental Health with MoodNotes

<b>MoodNotes ($3.99)</b> is a thought journal and mood diary for Mental Health. Utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and positive psychology, MoodNotes asks how you’re feeling and identifies thought ‘traps’ for progress. You can track your mood over time and keep a diary of the thoughts and …

How to Turn Off Siri Suggestions

In iOS 9, Siri tracks your iPhone habits, including who you contact, which apps you use, and where you are in order to provide Siri Suggestions in Spotlight Search. However, if you’d rather Siri didn’t anticipate your every search you can turn off Siri suggestions.<p>Open Settings. Select General.<p>Tap …

How to Turn off Frequently Visited Sites in Safari

When you open a new tab in Safari, it gives you suggestions for frequently visited websites. This feature can be turned off in Settings.<p>Open Settings and tap Safari.<p>Under General, turn off Frequently Visited Sites.<p><i>Top Image Credit: ymgerman / Shutterstock.com</i>

Three Reasons I Refuse to Abandon Apple Music

I hear you Internet, Apple Music drives me absolutely nuts too. However, I’m about halfway into my trial and despite its many flaws, I’m hooked. Maybe I’m blinded by Apple fangirl vision, or perhaps I’ve just never given Spotify the credit it deserves, but I refuse to abandon Apple Music and here’s …

Tip of the Day: How to See if a Location in Maps Accepts Apple Pay

Apple Pay is slowly being adopted by different retail businesses and banks. To easily find out if Apple Pay is available at a location you plan to visit, you can check in Maps before visiting a store.<p>To see if a location accepts Apple Pay, open Maps. Search for your location and tap the arrow on …

How to Zoom In and Out While Recording Video on Your iPhone

Want to zoom in closer on your subject while shooting a video on your iPhone? It's easy to zoom in and out while recording a video.<p>To do this, go to Camera.<p>Take a video. Pinch your fingers in to zoom closer and out to move away. A bar with a plus on one end a minus on the other will appear on the …

How to Customize Safari Reader Mode

Safari Reader Mode is one of those features I completely forget about, but it's a great asset when I'm reading articles online. Reader Mode removes the clutter of a webpage so you can focus solely on the content you’re reading. With iOS 9, there are now more options for personalizing the appearance …

How to Open the App Switcher without Clicking the Home Button

Before 3D Touch the only way to access the multitasking window was to double click the Home button. Then came the back button in iOS 9 for quickly returning to the previous app. But, if you have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, you can now also switch between apps using 3D Touch.<p>Firmly press the left side …

How to Use the Slideshow Feature in Photos

There’s a little know feature of Photos called Slideshow. You can visit any album in Photos and play the Slideshow. There are different picture display options, you can assign your own music, and change Slideshow speed. You can even Airplay your slideshow to a device such as Apple TV.<p>To use the …

Facebook’s Changing How You Share Music

I’m a music sharing fiend. Yet, if I want my Facebook friends to listen to a track, I always share Youtube videos, even if I’m listening to the song on Spotify or Apple Music. This is because you can listen to a Youtube video from your News Feed but Spotify and Apply Music links take you to the …

How to Sort Notifications

With iOS 9, you have the option to sort pull-down notifications. This allows you to group or ungroup apps and view notifications sorted manually or by most recent. When you group apps, they’re sorted into blocks under notifications with the most recent app appearing at the top. When apps are …

31 Top Tips for Mastering Your New Apple TV

I've been using my new Apple TV for several days now and have found the interface to be quite intuitive. However, I quickly discovered there are a lot of tips and tricks that make it even better. Here's a comprehensive roundup.<p><b>Navigating</b><p>Press the Menu button to go back, quickly press it twice to go …

How to Search a Safari Page on iPhone

Have you ever used the Find feature on your computer? In short, it allows you to locate words and phrases on a page. It’s incredibly useful when looking for something specific among a lot of text. Luckily, there’s a version of this in Safari on iPhone that’s called Find on Page. You can use Find on …

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How to Quickly Preview an Email on iPhone with 3D Touch

From your Mail inbox on iPhone, use 3D Touch to press into an email. This will pop it out so you can peek at what’s inside.<p>If you let go, the email will remain unread.<p>If you press harder, the email will open.<p>You can swipe up from the Peek & Pop to select one of the following options: Reply, …

How to Enjoy Facebook on Your iPhone, Problem Free

If Facebook is draining your battery, gobbling up your storage by caching huge amounts of data, or otherwise causing problems on your iPhone, you can delete the app and create a Home screen icon for the website instead.<p>To do this, open Safari and log in to Facebook. Tap the Share icon.<p>Select Add to …

Quick Tip: How to Disconnect Your iOS 9 Device From a Bluetooth Accessory

- Oct 16, 2015<p>iOS 9 has made sharing Bluetooth devices with more than one iOS device much easier. In previous versions of iOS, you has to either …

Did You Upgrade to the iPhone 6s? Apple May Owe You Money

If you’re one of many people who traded in their old iPhone for the iPhone 6s, Apple may owe you money. When you bought your previous iPhone, if you signed up for AppleCare or AppleCare+, you automatically paid for two years of protection. However, many people traded up before those two years …