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How To Figure Out How Much Data FaceTime Calls Cost [iOS Tips]

Are you on a capped data plan? Unless you’re one of the lucky few that were grandfathered in by an older, unlimited cell plan for your iPhone, chances are you are.<p>But you want to do FaceTime calls, right? If you need to track how much data you’re using on them, iOS 7 has a handy tool built right in …

Zoom In With The Magnify Tool In Preview [OS X Tips]

Preview is a fantastic image viewer with some basic image and PDF annotation tools.<p>If you’re viewing a high resolution image and want to magnify a small portion of the image, without zooming the whole thing in, you’ll want to use the magnification tool, also known as a loupe.<p>Open a large image in …

How To Forward Or Share Messages From Your iPhone In iOS 7 [iOS Tips]

So you get a seriously racy iMessage from someone incredibly inappropriate, and you want to send it along to one of your close confidants. What do you do?<p>It used to be that you’d tap the Edit button in Messages to be able to forward them.<p>In iOS 7, there is no Edit button. Nor can you swipe to the …

Play YouTube Audio In The Background With iOS 7.1 [iOS Tips]

Seems like all the kids these days are using YouTube to listen to songs. It used to be trivially easy to play videos in the background, though, by just starting a video in the YouTube app or in Safari, and then just switching out to another app.<p>These days, however, the latest iOS version has …

Slow Down That Window Minimize Animation In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

So, here’s a weird one–have you ever wanted to watch a window animate itself really slowly as you minimize it to the Dock? No?<p>Well, let’s assume you did for some reason. How would you go about it?<p>In Mavericks, anyway, it’s a trivial thing, and it produces a fun effect: your window will minimize to …

Show Something From The Recent Items Menu Without Opening It [OS X Tips]

Sometimes, when using the Recent Items feature of the Apple menu, you might like to find a specific file or app without opening it. Maybe you just want to find it, and then copy it or move it to a different drive, or email it to a friend.<p>It’s super simple, and it works in both Mountain Lion and the …

The Mac Freebie Bundle 2.0: Get 10 Great Mac Apps For Free [Deals]

The bundles offered at Cult of Mac Deals are arguably the most popular – and when they can be delivered to our readers at no cost then their popularity is a given. Now’s the time for Cult of Mac Deals to offer up another “freebie” bundle, and this one has apps that will help you with your design …

How 'Sword and Sworcery' became a global, cross-platform hit

It's been over two years since Capybara Games launched the outstanding <i>Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP</i> for the iPad, and since then it's moved far beyond a game just built for Apple's iOS platform — subsequent launches for the iPhone, Mac, PC, Linux, and eventually Android helped the game …

Five Tips, Tricks, Questions, And Answers For Apple’s Own iOS Podcast App [Feature]

When the Podcasts app showed up a bit after the release of iOS 6, we were all excited that Apple was taking its unintended creation of a new media form seriously. While the app is fairly simple to use, there are subtleties that we might miss.<p>Let’s take a look at some readers’ questions about this …

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to …

Music

How-to: Make text more readable/larger on your iPad and iPhone

<b>This is the latest how-to as part of our new series:</b><p>For some people, the font sizes on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are too small. Sometimes, these small fonts prevent people from using or purchasing the iOS devices. Thankfully, there are multiple solutions to this potential issue. Below, we’ve …

How to: Access stunning hi-res OS X screensaver images to use as wallpaper

Mountain Lion includes a set of 44 beautiful screensaver images in stunning 3200×2000 resolution, ideal for use as wallpaper on Retina MacBook Pros, Thunderbolt Displays and larger Cinema Displays.<p>Getting access to the images to use as wallpaper takes just a few seconds. Instructions follow…<p><i>Via</i> …

How To Delete A Podcast Episode Right From The Podcast App On Your Device [iOS Tips]

Deleting individual episodes from the Podcasts app on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch is fairly easy if you’re a longtime iOS user. If not, then it might not be as intuitive.<p>Here’s how to get to, and then delete, individual podcast episodes from your iOS device of choice.<p>First, you’ll need some …

Keep Specific Web Sites From Appearing In Safari 6’s Top Sites List [OS X Tips]

Over at Stack Exchange, one intrepid user asks,<p>I would like to know if there is any way to block Facebook and other sites from being added to Safari’s Top Sites. Someone knows how to do that?<p>One answer is to completely keep new tabs or windows from showing Top Sites, but that’s not really the best …

Enable Speech Mode And Make Your OS X Calculator Talk [OS X Tips]

Sometimes, when you’re tapping away at a calculator, it helps to hear what you’re typing in. It’s like a second stream of information for your brain, and it helps keep things more accurate. There are a variety of talking calculators on the market, and a bunch of iOS apps that do the same thing.<p>Did …

Apps

FileMaker Announces The End Of Bento For Mac & iOS

FileMaker has announced it will discontinue Bento, its database client for Mac and iOS, on September 30. The company will increase focus on the FileMaker product line going forward, with the aim of creating “an even better experience for these customers.”<p>You’ll still be able to purchase Bento for …

The Mac Variety Bundle 4.0: Get 8 Useful Apps That Will Enhance Your Mac [Deals]

Let’s cut to the chase – this bundle offers a variety of tools you can use that will simply enhance your Mac. Whether you want to run Windows-based programs on it with CrossOver Mac 12, get better image management with Sparkbox, or clear out all of the little things uninstalled apps leave behind …

Open To The Specific View You Want To See With Evernote For Mac [OS X Tips]

Reader Bruce C asks,<p><i>I just read your article Mastering Evernote on Your Mac. I began using Evernote about a month ago and am now using it exclusively for notes and writing (journal, poetry, etc.). I like the Notebook view but the program opens in the Notes view. Is there a way to set it so the</i> …