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How to Get Siri to Announce Incoming Calls with iOS 10

With iOS 10, Siri can announce incoming calls. When the iPhone has an incoming call, Siri will let you know who is calling out loud. This iOS 10 feature is an accessibility feature but it’s also helpful when you’re running, biking, or keeping your iPhone in your pocket. Luckily, unlike some other …

iOS

How to Record iPhone Phone Calls the Easy Way

Want to record an iPhone call? Did you know there is a very easy way to record iPhone phone calls using nothing but your iPhone and a voicemail …

New MacBook Pro is thinner, faster and more magical

The MacBook Pro refresh we’ve been eagerly anticipating for months is finally here, and it’s everything we dreamt it would be.<p>Apple’s new high-end notebooks deliver a sleeker design, Intel’s latest Skylake processors, and that magic Touch Bar with Touch ID that we’ve been hearing so much about. The …

How to Create and Use Rich Links in Messages in iOS 10

Here is a guide on how to use the new <b>Rich Links</b> feature within iOS 10. We are constantly <b>sharing</b> various media items with our friends and family that …

How to solve 3 big macOS Sierra problems

By now, most of you are probably upgraded to macOS Sierra, which is proving be a massive home run for Apple. However, while the new Mac OS packs some great new features, it’s also got a handful of problems — ranging from strange error messages to Wi-Fi issues.<p>Check out our video below for three …

Using Your iPhone 7 in the Shower Is the Latest Status Symbol

In 250 BC, Greek mathematician Archimedes sat down in a public bath and realized that the volume of water displaced equaled the volume of his body. …

How to activate Siri with ‘Hey Siri’ on macOS Sierra

The ability to activate Siri by saying “Hey Siri” is an incredibly useful feature on iOS. Want to do it on macOS Sierra? Too bad you can’t.<p>Or, rather, you can’t through the usual Siri system preferences. However, if you’re really intent on being able to start up Siri without hitting a single key or …

How to Reset Mac to Factory Settings

This guide walks through exactly how to reset and restore a Mac to original factory settings. Resetting a Mac to factory settings involves erasing …

8 iPhone 3D Touch Tricks That Are Actually Useful

Many iPhone users with a 3D Touch display use the feature sporadically, if at all, often because it’s a bit of a guessing game as to what actions are …

How to Disable Raise to Wake on iPhone

Newer iPhone models include a feature called Raise to Wake which is enabled by default, and much as it sounds, it wakes the display as the iPhone is …

Use Siri on the Mac! A List of Mac Siri Commands

Now that macOS Sierra has Siri built directly into the Mac operating system, you’re probably wondering what exactly you can do with the handy virtual …

How to Create a Bootable macOS Sierra Installer

Some Mac users like creating a bootable USB install drive for macOS Sierra, which offers for a way to easily update multiple machines, perform clean …

iOS 10.0.2 Update Released with Bug Fixes for iPhone & iPad

Apple has released iOS 10.0.2 (build 14A456), the small update includes multiple bug fixes for iOS 10 on any compatible iPhone or iPad. The three …

Facebook Messenger Gains iOS 10 CallKit Support in Latest Update

Facebook has updated its Messenger app to support Apple's CallKit framework, which was introduced earlier this month with iOS 10.<p>The CallKit SDK allows incoming calls from third-party VoIP apps to appear on the iOS lockscreen just like a standard cellular ID does.<p>Incoming Messenger calls show the …

Polarr 3.0 Uses iOS 10's Facial Recognition for Robust, Automatic Photo Retouching | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Polarr is an already popular photo-editing app that offers the functionality of desktop photo-editing suites, and this latest update uses new facial …

How to Restart iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

If you are an iPhone 7 owner, you may be wondering how to restart an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus given that it does not have a clickable Home button. …

Fix Wi-Fi Problems in macOS Sierra

Some Mac users are reporting wi-fi difficulties after updating to macOS Sierra 10.12. The most common wireless networking problems seem to be either …

Google Allo lands on Android and iOS, and it’s logging everything you type

Allo, the exciting new messaging platform from Google, landed on Android and iOS today — but you might want to think twice before you rush to download it. Every conversation you have with Allo will be logged by Google (unless you remember to go incognito).<p>Unveiled at Google I/O back in May, Allo …

Best wireless Bluetooth headphones for iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

<i>Updated: May 11, 2017</i><p>The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are Apple’s first iPhones to drop the headphone jack. And while you can keep using your old headphones by plugging them into the adapter that comes in the box, that gets old as soon as you discover you left the little dongle at home connected to a …

9 Simple Finder Tricks to Improve Mac OS X

The Finder is how most of us interact with the filesystem on our Macs, and while the default settings are user friendly, there are some additional …

How to Password Lock Notes on iPhone & iPad

The latest versions of the Notes app for iOS allow users to password protect particular notes within the app, making it an excellent place to store …

How to clear space on your iPhone without deleting photos

As an iPhone user, there’s nothing worse than the dreaded “Storage Almost Full” notification that pops up on your phone at the most inconvenient time.<p>…

Apps

How to Migrate Everything to iPhone 7 from an Old iPhone

Want to transfer everything to a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus from your old iPhone that it’s replacing, and without losing any data, pictures, apps, …

What's Inside the iPhone 7? iFixit's Teardown Has the Answers

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Apple's latest iPhone gets the iFixit teardown …

Scratch, flame and bend test puts iPhone 7 through its paces

The iPhone 7 has only been out a matter of hours, and already it’s undergone its first torture tests, courtesy of YouTuber JerryRigEverything.<p>After exposing his matte black iPhone 7 to various scratches, flames and bend attempts, JerryRigEverything comes to some interesting conclusions.<p>Check out …

What you can't do with your water resistant iPhone 7

One of the new features on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is the IP67 protection factored into the design, giving the new iPhones dust and water …

iPhone 7 first impressions: The smartphone you love, only better

At first glance, the iPhone 7 looks just like the iPhone 6s … and the iPhone 6. It feels the same in your hand, too. Unless you buy the jet black model, or you’re upgrading from a 4-inch iPhone, you’re not going to get any surprises when you pull this baby out of its box.<p>But there are some subtle …

ThermoPeanut Could Be the Smartest Home Gadget Around

Recently released by Sen.se, the $29 ThermoPeanut is a tiny sensor that measures and sends the temperature to your smartphone. The result is quite …

7 of the Best iOS 10 Features to Use Right Now

Want to know what some of the best new features of iOS 10 are? While there are well over a hundred changes, features, and enhancements to iOS 10, …

7 Great Third-Party Apple Watch Complications

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Check everything from the calendar to your heart rate<p>That …