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How to play Super Mario Run all day long without killing your iPhone battery

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the most hotly anticipated mobile game of the season is finally here — Super Mario Run has been released for …

The Ultimate Guide to Apple’s New Messages App

It has been weeks since Apple’s iOS 10 launched. By now, you’ve likely seen a surprise or two flash through your text messages. It might have been a …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an iPhone Message Master

One of the biggest upgrades in iOS 10 goes to Messages. The native app now comes with stacks of extra features including stickers, instant reactions, …

HOLMBERG’s RVA Revealed: Who gave birth to Dead Rock?

RICHMOND, Va. -- The "Grateful Dead Rock" on Richmond's Belle Isle - or just "Dead Rock" to the faithful - is one of Richmond's oldest example of …

Grateful Dead

How to Remove Other Data from iPhone/iPad

Removing ‘Other’ Data from your iPhone or iPad is a good habit and creates your personality as a pro-iPhone user. For common users, Other Data can be …

17 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do With iOS 10

Apple's latest update for iPhone and iPad can be a little confusing. These tips and tricks will help.<p>The Messages, Photos, and Maps apps got the biggest updates, but there are a lot of new, smaller tweaks throughout iOS 10 that may be causing new users some confusion.<p>If you're wondering what's …

I've been trying to find the perfect Bluetooth headphones since 2009, and I've finally found them

<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>@beoplay / Instagram In late June I tried what have turned out to be my favorite headphones of all time, Bang & Olufsen's H6s.<p>Thanks …

Consumer Tech

26 of the best iPhone tips and tricks, according to Apple

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How to turn off 'Press home to open' for iPhone and iPad

Since its introduction, Touch ID has been an excellent feature that allows you to quickly unlock your iPhone or iPad while still maintaining a …

Multitask Like a Genius: 7 Time-Saving iPad Tricks

Here are the 5 best app alternatives to Gmail and Outlook

Still haven't found an email app replacement for Mailbox after its devastating death last December?<p>Well, there is some good news: there are enough good mail apps out there to assure you won't have to settle for Apple Mail, Gmail, or Outlook.<p>Here are some of the best options.

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11 new Siri features to try in iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, and Apple TV

Siri is a lot more useful in iOS 10, MacOS Sierra and the Apple TV's latest update.<p>The iPhone voice assistant work with and control many non-Apple apps, get improved voice search and will even be baked into your MacBook or iMac. Siri will also have more predictive features, so you get the info you …

10 Tips for Using Apple Mail Like a Boss

Apple’s Mail app allows you to keep all of your email accounts under one roof. I have my Yahoo, Gmail, and iCloud accounts connected. I find it’s super convenient to take advantage of this, especially having different email accounts for different purposes. Since Mail aims to be your one-stop email …

How to Setup 2-Factor Authentication on Apple ID for Extra Security

This guide will walk through setting up two-factor authentication for an Apple ID. Two-factor authentication requires that whenever a user is logging …

Authentication

Apple Sent Two Engineers to Customer's House to Figure Out Music Deletion Bug

A couple weeks ago Vellum's James Pinkstone wrote on his blog that Apple Music and iTunes Match deleted 122 GB of his personal music collection. The post kicked off a wave of speculation about whether Apple Music intentionally deletes users' music. Apple eventually confirmed that the deletion was a …

Apple Music

20 Essential Grateful Dead Shows

Choosing and justifying a list of essential Grateful Dead shows – 20, 200 or even 2,000 – is treacherous work. Passionate challenge from fans, …

Playing Nice with Apple's Lightning Connectors [Tech Tuesday] | Rangefinder

Mobile device dependency is real, and while I don't think there's an official diagnostic tool, we all suffer from MDD at least from time to time—I …

Opera brings free and unlimited VPN to iPhone and iPad

Paying for VPN services for your iPhone and iPad just became a thing of the past, thanks to Opera.<p>The company is today launching the first free and unlimited VPN for iOS, allowing you to browse the web anonymously, access content that’s blocked in your country, and more — without coughing up a …

Here's The Real Story Of Why We Celebrate 4/20

How did 420 spread from a circle of California stoners across the globe?<p><i>This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted and updated each year since.</i><p>Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, …

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9 settings every new iPhone owner should change

New iPhone? Take a peek at its settings. So many categories, so many options within those categories. It's enough to make your head swim.<p>And you might find yourself wondering, are Apple's factory settings ideal? Right out of the box, is the iPhone really configured for optimal performance, …

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Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had

Quick — go check and see if you have enough free space on your iPhone.<p>I’m guessing you’re like the rest of us, and can use a little more — especially if you’ve got a smaller iPhone in the 16 GB range.<p>If you’re looking to free up some storage space on any size iPhone, here’s a bizarre little trick …

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Best document editing and management apps for iPad

I’ve been spending the past week or so doing some app spring cleaning on my iPad, partially in preparation for the arrival of my new 9.7” iPad Pro on Thursday. During the process I realized that I have <i>way</i> too many document editing apps — half of which I have either never launched, or they didn’t do …

The best of Siri: 11 funny responses from the iPhone's virtual assistant

Siri, Apple's virtual assistant for the iPhone and iPad, has become a useful companion for many users wanting a shortcut to make calls, set alarms or open apps.<p>Since its launch in 2011, Siri has become increasingly intelligent, and can now hold basic two-way conversations with users.<p>However, on the …

9 iPhone Hacks To Free Up Storage Space

If you're tired of seeing notifications to address your shrinking iPhone memory, try a few of these tips to clear some extra space.<p>1 of 10<p>(Image: …

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‘Deadpool’ Spoofs Kanye West’s Leaked ‘SNL’ Audio

Fans of <i>Deadpool</i> recently launched a petition demanding that the foul-mouthed, box office-conquering Marvel character – and <i>not</i> Ryan Reynolds, the …

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Here's What To Do If Your Phone's Storage Is Full

Step one: Don't panic.<p>3. Delete Safari browsing history (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Safari</b> > <b>Clear History and Browsing data</b>, then scroll down to the bottom, tap <b>Advanced</b>).<p>4. For Chrome, open the Chrome app, tap the menu icon, tap <b>History</b>, then <b>Clear browsing data</b>.<p>5. Keep only recent texts (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Messages</b> > under</b> …

Trailer: Frank Zappa Documentary To Premiere At Sundance

One of the many films to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next week is a documentary about <b>Frank Zappa</b> titled <i>Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In</i> …