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24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

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10 more handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis [Video]

A few weeks ago I posted about 10 handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis. To follow up, I’d like to share 10 additional iOS tips that I often use. Like I said before, chances are that hardcore iOS users will know most of these, but there’s usually at least one or two tips that catch users …

5 games you can play on your MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

Want to get the most out of your expensive Pro and its fancy Touch Bar? Of course you do!<p>The MacBook Pro's TouchBar can be useful within apps, providing shortcuts to extra functionality and features. However, there's more to the tiny strip of touchscreen on Apple's MacBook Pro. Games! That's right, …

Juuk’s Ligero Apple Watch band in Cosmic Grey is back

When Eugene Ho first saw the Apple Watch, it made him think of a jukebox. If the watch piece is the player then the wristband is like a song that can be changed according to taste and mood.<p>Ho is building a band brand, Juuk Design, that acknowledges the watch wearer who likes to change bands on a …

T-Mobile will pay $48 million over misleading 'unlimited' data plans

T-Mobile will pay a $48 million for its failure to disclose restrictions on its "unlimited" data plans, the Federal Communications Commission …

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How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

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10 things Apple Music users need to know

Whether you just signed up, or have been a member from day one, Apple Music has plenty of hidden features. Here's some you should know.<p>When Apple Music launched, it was immediately apparent the app wasn't as intuitive as we had come to expect from Apple, a company known for thinking through each …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Galaxy S7 Edge vs. iPhone 6S Plus: Which phone has the better camera?

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have everything you could possibly want in a phone.<p>The phones have gorgeous screens, all-day battery life and the …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

How-To: Get a Sonos-like whole-home speaker setup on a budget

Sonos speakers offer some of the best features in the game, but they come with one drawback: it’s expensive to get the whole-home setup that people love so much. The cheapest speaker, the Sonos Play:1 comes in at $200, while the Play:3 runs $299, and the Play:5 goes for $499. And remember, to get …

Getflix lets you access restricted streaming globally

Most music and video streaming services use geo-restrictions to limit access to their services, which creates headaches for international users who want to access (and pay) for the likes of Hulu Plus, HBO Go or Netflix.<p>A solution has been found in Getflix, a smart DNS service that removes the …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ And Note 5 Bring New Software Innovations To Try To Stand Out Before Apple's New iPhone Launch

Hoping to get ahead of Apple’s new hardware launch next month on September 9, Samsung announced on Thursday its next generation phone hardware: the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5. The upgrades bring a few hardware overhauls, but also offer a number of software tweaks to try to get Samsung to stand out …

Cult of Mac Magazine: 9 uses for old Apple TVs, new iMacs and more

With the Apple TV ready for a radical refresh, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll do with your old set-top box once you upgrade to the latest and greatest model.<p>You’ll find cool projects for your old Apple TV in this week’s issue of <i>Cult of Mac Magazine</i> for iPhone and iPad. You’ll also …

AT&T Breaks The Apple SIM’s Best Feature, Locks It Down If You Pick AT&T

The idea behind the Apple SIM that comes in the new iPads is most excellent: one SIM, many carriers. Whenever you want to switch carriers, you’d just pop into settings and pick the new one. If you want to bring your own SIM, you can — but otherwise, everything happens through software. No swapping …

Simple.tv now lets you share your DVR recordings with your cord-cutting friends

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Connected DVR maker Simple.tv just launched a new feature that will make it easier for users to share TV shows with their …

Sprint announces revamped family data plans with double data, individual plans coming soon

Sprint has unveiled its newest family data plans in an attempt to win back customers that have fled to rivals AT&T and Verizon. The new plans offer twice as much data as the competition at about the same prices. It’s the latest move by the floundering carrier following the less-than-stellar …

LG G3 Review: The Best Android Phone Available Today

If I had to buy an Android phone today, I'd would run to the store and pick up an LG G3. It is, without question, the best Android-powered smartphone available today, July 20, 2014. This may or may not be true tomorrow or in a week or a month - such is life in the world of connected devices. But …

Verizon's Latest Intelligence On Cybersecurity

Most people know Verizon for the color red and its wireless network, but it also operates a $15 billion enterprise division that runs a not-insignificant chunk of the Internet. Over the years Verizon picked up strategic data-networking assets with MCI in 2006 for $8.5 billion and data-center …

How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from …

Verizon sees Edge adoption doubling as it expands retail availability

The company already says Edge adoption is running above expectations, although it didn't disclose any numbers.<p>Verizon said on Thursday that it plans to expand its Edge monthly installment and upgrade program to its retail partners this quarter.<p>The company expects the adoption rate of Edge to double …

10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market for a week now, and with dozens of reviews and hands-on posts hitting the web, fans of the device probably already know about its main features.<p>But Samsung reckons there are some hidden features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully …

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Verizon snagged highest slice of phone activations last quarter

But third-place T-Mobile saw the biggest improvement among the top US carriers, as seen in survey results from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.<p>Verizon outshined its mobile rivals last quarter with the largest share of phone activations, according to a survey report released Thursday by …

Ditch your wallet at shops that read your palm for payment

Swedish students are paying for things with their paws using Quixter, a palm scanner that reads the unique pattern of blood vessels in your hand.<p>People have turned to fortune tellers for millennia, but this palm reader is the first I can say with certainty that really does give you a glimpse of the …

The 5 reasons One (M8) is better than the Galaxy S5, according to HTC

In a rare coincidence, HTC and Samsung are releasing their hero devices in the US almost at the same time. While HTC pulled off a quick release of the One M8, it was only available on Verizon initially, meaning that customers of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint had to wait until yesterday to join in the …

ItsOn raises another $12.5M so you can control your own damn data plan (update)

<i>Update: The company later clarified that there was a clerical error and that the total amount raised is $12.5 million, not $12.9 million as we originally reported.</i><p>Flexibility has never been wireless services’ strong suit — they’re sold in bulk plans which are often too big or too small for one’s …

Twitter snaps up Android lockscreen maker Cover

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Cover will remain available in the Google Play store until further notice.<p>Twitter has acquired Cover, the Android-based app that allows users to create customizable lockscreens for their devices.<p>Cover, which was co-founded by Gmail product leader Todd …

Verizon slashes More Everything prices to keep pace with AT&T

Not to be caught cold by recent price cuts from AT&T, and to keep up with T-Mobile's relentless UnCarrier marketing blitz, Verizon has slightly tweaked its More Everything plan to reward its more data-thirsty customers. As of now, subscribers to the company's Edge early-upgrade program who sign up …

T-Mobile's growth in the US mobile industry is amazing

<i>JeepersMedia</i><p>In the United States, the cell phone industry is one of the hardest duopolies to break. AT&T and Verizon have secured around 75% of the smartphone market. Yet, T-Mobile has done just about the impossible and shown remarkable growth in 2013 and promise for 2014.<p>At the end of 2012, …