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How to stop Facebook from looking for you with face recognition

Here’s another thing to think about if you’re losing trust in the social network<p>Assuming you haven’t completely erased Facebook from your life and have instead chosen to carefully inspect your privacy settings and limit what Facebook has on you, I’m going to offer another piece of optional advice. …

Social Media

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

How To Disable Facebook’s Data Collection Setting, Including Phone Call & Text Logs

On Mar. 25, Facebook acknowledged that as part of their data collection process for Android users, those who downloaded Messenger on their phones and …

Apps

How to Delete Privacy-Invading Facebook Apps on iPhone

Facebook is in major hot water after a whistleblower let the world know that the private information of more than 85 million account holders was improperly handed over to data consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica. Much of this data was gathered by third-party apps: quizzes, games, and other …

Apps

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …

Shopping

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• RFWelcome<p>Update RequiredTo play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.<p>Thank you for …

3 ways your iPhone's Mail app just got better

See how Mail on your iPhone has improved.<p>It's a toss-up between Mail and Messages for the app I use most on my iPhone ($809.00 at Amazon.com). And maybe Instagram. (And, OK, the MLB.com At Bat app during the summer months.) But by and large, it's email and texting that I do most regularly on my …

Apps

How to Set Your iPhone’s Camera Back to Saving Photos as JPEG in iOS 11

With the release of iOS 11, the Camera app now defaults to saving photos in the new space-saving High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF). This is great …

Mobile Photography

The iPhone now has a built-in document scanner — here's how to use it

If you don't have a scanner at home, it can be annoying to try and find a way to send documents to other people. Luckily, Apple has silently introduced a new document scanning feature that's buried inside the iPhone Notes app. You can even turn them into PDFs and share them. Here's how to use this …

Scanners

How to Control Your iOS 11 Device's True Tone Display Using Control Center | MacTrast

If you’re lucky enough to own the most recent generations of either the iPad Pro or iPhone you may know it boasts white balance compensating True …

IPad Pro

Tips and Tricks: Ten Safari long-press shortcuts for iPhone and iPad

Safari for iPhone and iPad is an incredibly capable mobile web browser despite its simple, straightforward user interface. It is the browser of choice on iOS — in large part because it is the one pre-installed — but very few people know everything you can do with Safari.<p>Much of Safari’s advanced …

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Bugatti

Apple continues focus on Photos Memories feature with two new tutorial videos

Apple yesterday kicked off a new video series promoting an iOS 10 Photos feature called Memories, which automatically builds collections of related images and videos. This evening, Apple has shared another pair of tutorial videos for Memories focused on sharing and customization…<p>The first video is …

How to install two of the best call blocking apps for iOS 10

Learn how to reduce noise by ensuring that spam calls do not interrupt your phone usage. Here's how to utilize iOS 10's call blocking features and a …

Apps

10 Tips for Better Canyon Photography

<i>By</i> <i>Jonathan Irish</i><p>With steep narrow walls and tricky, high-contrast lighting, canyons are notoriously difficult to photograph. Whether it is the Grand Canyon or a narrow slot chasm, most people get frustrated trying to walk away with a great picture while visiting a canyon. Black Canyon of the …

Landscape Photography

How to secure your Apple and iCloud accounts

Keep hackers at bay<p>With high-profile data hacks regularly hitting the headlines, you might be wondering what you can do to keep your own data safe. The answer, as it turns out, is quite a lot. We've previously covered how to protect your Facebook, Google, and other accounts. Now it's Apple's …

Information Systems

8 ways to repurpose an old iPhone

Before you decide to sell your unwanted iPhone, consider finding other ways to put it to good use.<p>The iPhone has been around for a full 10 years now, meaning at some point you've probably upgraded to a newer model. (Possibly several newer models.) And whenever you do that, you're left with your old …

Apps

How to print to PDF on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Print to PDF is an easy way to preserve the information and layout of what you are currently viewing, saving a 1:1 digital copy of the documents and websites you use everyday. You don’t actually print anything, but the idea is that an exact replica of what would have appeared on paper, if you had …

Your Complete Guide to Setting Up & Streaming On

Learning how to use your Apple TV can be a bit of a process—just ask my mom who is still using the old silver Apple TV Remote with our new fourth-generation Apple TV. But our iPhone Life Insider program is all about breaking down the Apple ecosystem into bite-size pieces you can easily digest. From …

Smart TV

How to selectively migrate files from Time Machine

David Camp has mostly moved his work from an old MacBook Pro that’s failing to a new one. However, he still has some files on the old machine that …

Time Capsules

For the cost of YouTube’s new $35-a-month TV bundle, this is what you could get instead

YouTube’s imminent US streaming service, YouTube TV, boasts more than 40 live-TV channels, a cloud DVR, simultaneous streaming across three devices at a time, and other perks for a rather reasonable rate of $35 a month.<p>With the product, which is expected to launch before summer, the Google-owned …

Televisions

The Apple Store Is Now Selling This Smart Blood Pressure Monitor

Apple stores across the globe are now selling a high-tech, wireless cuff that lets users monitor their blood pressure through a sleek app on the …

Apple Store

Everything Siri can control in your house

With over 100 HomeKit-enabled gadgets slated for this year, we look at every smart-home device Siri can control so far.<p>Voice control is quickly becoming the new standard in smart-home tech. When you tell Alexa, Siri and soon Google to turn on your lights or adjust your thermostat, they actually do …

Home Automation

For the highest price, trade in your old phone before iPhone 7 ships

Now that the iPhone 7 has finally been revealed, you are probably experiencing some mixed emotions. Elation at the possibilities of the new dual-camera system. Despair that the dual-lens hardware is only available on the iPhone 7 Plus. Sheer terror at the loss of a headphone jack. And yet pure …

16 Tips That Will Increase Your iPhone Game Level To Legendary

Written by the Providr.com editorial team<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>13/ If you want to find out what flight is flying over you, just …

Siri cheat sheet shows how you can talk to your iPhone

Sure, iOS will give you a quick hint as to what you can ask Siri, but there's a lot more the voice control system will recognize. How do you know whether or not your command will work? You don't have to guess. Sandro Roth's recently launched Hey-Siri.io outlines a whopping 489 Siri actions for both …

iOS 10 by Tutorials: First 3 Chapters Now Available!

Good news – the first early access release of iOS 10 by Tutorials is now available!This release has 3/14 chapters ready:• <i>Chapter 4: Beginning Message</i> …

IOS 10

How to Properly Clear *Everything* Off Your iPhone

If you’re considering selling your iPhone, you probably know to delete all your info off of it. But you’re probably doing it wrong. There are tons of secret places on your phone where data hides, and if you resell it without checking everything, you’re opening yourself up to some serious security …

Selling

Five things to consider before buying LED bulbs

Know what you're getting into before investing in LED light bulbs.<p>As your incandescents burn out, it's a good time to consider switching to LED bulbs.<p>LEDs have an impressive lifespan (20-something years!) and are very cost-effective.<p>Now's the right time to switch to LEDs. These bulbs have made …

Home Automation

How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

Productivity