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How to use AirDrop for instant file sharing

AirDrop, Apple’s built-in sharing feature, lets you beam pretty much anything between any Apple devices. You can use it to share photos, videos, URLS, documents, snippets of text — in short, anything that can be shared using the standard “sharing arrow” icon is fair game for AirDrop.<p>AirDrop really …

MacBook Pro Battery Replacement In One Simple GIF

All batteries have a shelf life, which means every single gadget you buy that comes equipped with a rechargeable battery will, over time, lose its …

How to reset and get into a locked iPhone or iPad

Picture this -- you've got a family member who changes the password on a device that you've given them, and promptly forgets it. Or, maybe, a child …

10 tips and tricks for Apple's new Clips app

Apple on Thursday released Clips, a video app that's a mix between Snapchat's playful aspect and iMovie's editing prowess. CNET's Scott Stein has been using the app for a few days now and loves the captioning tools. You can read his full review here.<p>As is the case with most video-oriented apps, you …

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Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

When the Lights Went Out in the Universe

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i><i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

A US panel has endorsed limited genetic modification of humans — here's what that means

Sometime not necessarily too far from now, the first humans whose DNA has been intentionally edited by scientists could very likely be born.<p>The technologies that make that theoretically possible have existed for some time now and in the past few years, new discoveries have made genetic editing …

Apple issues a fix for spam in its Calendar app. Here's how to get rid of the annoying invites

An increasing number of iPhone users are being spammed through calendar invites for deals and sales believed to originate from Chinese …

Meet the 12-year-old darts sensation

Beau Greaves has been tipped to become darts' first female millionaire - and she's only 12 years old.

Young black bear goes on the run in Alaska city

What if Yahoo hackers have my details?

<b>Yahoo says "state-sponsored" hackers stole the data of about 500 million users in what could be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.</b><p>In the UK it is believed data on about eight million user accounts was taken in the hack.<p>The BBC's technology reporter Chris Foxx explains how you …

I won't listen to music on my computer without this flash drive-sized amp — here's why

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Brandt Ranj / Business Insider Many companies claim to make products audiophiles will enjoy because that market is full of people who …

Learning to code as a 30-year-old kid with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds

A guided tour of the app and a chat with the team at Apple about its goals.<p>If you've installed the iOS 10 public beta since it came out last week, …

We Played Apple's New Game That Teaches Kids How To Code

One recent evening, I spent my 40-minute commute guiding a friendly cyclops around a maze in search of gems. After moving the creature with a series …

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says cyber crime is world's greatest threat

Apple co-founder and engineering genius Steve Wozniak has hit out at the FBI's attempts to force the tech giant to unlock an iPhone that belonged to …

Netflix Raising Standard Streaming Prices Come May

Roughly 17 million subscribers will be affected.<p>Netflix will raise the price of its standard HD service to $10 for those previously grandfathered in …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Meet the router that will make your home Wi-Fi network 3 times faster

The Consumer Electronics Show is always packed full of wireless routers and other networking gear, so much so that all of the announcements often …

These are the Netflix tricks every user needs to know

Streaming services are gaining more and more popularity with Internet users, with Netflix being a top choice in many countries. However, not all …

How to Set Up Your New Apple Watch

An Apple Watch, eh? Fancy! Let's fire up that wristable the right way.<p>Assuming your Watch is already on and charged, go ahead and open up the Apple …

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

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Samsung Galaxy Keyboard Bug Exposes Users to Hackers

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Apple just gave a huge boost to one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley

Apple's new same-day option is only available in the 20+ markets where Postmates delivers, and it appears as though deliveries made through the Apple Store app are limited to the San Francisco area right now.<p>Apple blog MacRumors said it tried Apple's same-day delivery service in the Bay area, and …

How to Customize Your Home Screen in iTunes

The placement of app icons on your iPhone’s Home screen can make life simple or hard. OK, maybe that’s a bit of an overstatement, but app icon placement is important to those of us who crave organization. You can choose to organize your apps using your iPhone, but you may find it more efficient to …

Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

Confused by the Apple Watch user interface? Here’s your handy quick-start guide

The Apple Watch user interface may grow to be second-nature in time, but almost everyone who has tried one – myself included – has found themselves somewhat bemused at first. Do you swipe the screen? Tap it or Force Touch it? Do you scroll with vertical swipes or using the digital crown? Do you …

Tree-eating giant pine scale from Europe threatens Australia's softwood industry

An exotic pest originating in Greece and Turkey is threatening Australia's $1 billion softwood plantation industry.<p>The giant pine scale is causing …

The Silly (But Functional) Mystery That Is iCloud Backup

I took a leap last week and jumped onto iOS 8 beta 2, and although I was really impressed with the new QuickType keyboard and Continuity features, a few of my essential apps still aren’t compatible with the beta. Luckily, I had a double set of backups to return to: one in iCloud and one in …

Hiding Purchased Music On Your iPad

John Gruber linked to this awesome MacWorld article that details how to use iTunes to hide the free U2 album on your iOS music app. I actually want to listen to this latest U2 album, but I do want to hide the crappy singles I’ve gotten from Starbucks, so this really came in handy for me. I thought …