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  • How to Get Rid of the U2 Album Apple Added to Your Library

    16 September 2014, 2:00 pm by: Tori Reid

    Apple has released free copies of U2's "Songs of Innocence" album to everyone's iTunes accounts. But for those of us who don't want it, they've now given us a way to take it off. Read more...
  • Create Your Own iOS Notifications Viewer with an Arduino

    15 September 2014, 4:00 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Sick of looking at your phone just to check notifications? DIYer Luke Berndt was, so he decided to build a little notifications viewer with an Arduino. Read more...
  • How to Upgrade to the Latest iPhone for Free

    12 September 2014, 8:00 pm by: Adam Dachis

    Upgrading to the newest iPhone hardware means shelling out $200-$400 on contract. If you want to upgrade but don't have the cash, here's how to sell your old iPhone to cover the cost of the new one and then some.Read more...
  • Moto 360 Smartwatch Review: The Best Might Not Be Enough

    11 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Brent Rose on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Early this year when Google first announced Android Wear, it teased us with the Moto 360. It was by far the best-looking smartwatch we'd ever seen. Many months later it's here at last…
  • Why We Need Apple

    10 September 2014, 5:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    It's no secret that I'm an Android guy. I worked for two years at an Android-focused site and I own multiple devices with "Nexus" in the name. Still, I couldn't be happier about Apple's announcements yesterday. Why? Because what Apple does affects us all.Read…
  • Steve Jobs' Best Productivity Tricks

    10 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Thorin Klosowski

    Regardless of how your feel about Apple, Steve Jobs was an incredibly prolific CEO who was more than just the face of the company. Before his death in 2011, he managed to change the face of Apple and provide a unique workplace lauded for its productivity.…
  • See Which iPhone 6 Size is Best for You with These Printable Cutouts

    9 September 2014, 5:30 pm by: Patrick Allan

    Today Apple announced the iPhone 6 with a 4.7 inch screen and the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5 inch screen…
  • Everything Apple Announced Today That Actually Matters

    9 September 2014, 3:20 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Apple had their big event today and a lot of new hardware was announced. We watched the whole event so you don't have to, so from the new iPhone to a Apple Watch, here's everything you need to know. Read more...
  • Apple is adding security alerts to iCloud starting today.

    8 September 2014, 10:59 am by: Andy Orin

    Apple is adding security alerts to iCloud starting today. Email alerts will be sent whenever there is an attempt to change the password, when a device restored from an account, or a new device logs into the iCloud account. Read more on MacRumors.Read more...
  • Keep Your Mac's Old RAM After Upgrading

    4 September 2014, 4:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Upgrading RAM is such an easy affair that most of us just do it on our own. Chances are, if you're on a Mac, you're also upgrading your RAM from third-party suppliers. MacIssues points out that if you're adding RAM from someone other than Apple, it's worth…
  • Build a Time Machine Backup Server with a Raspberry Pi

    3 September 2014, 3:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Time Machine is a great, built-in service in OS X that makes backups super easy, and Apple's Time Capsule makes the whole process even easier. Unfortunately, Apple's official hard drive solution is a bit pricey at $300. Raymii shows how to build one with a…
  • iCloud's Two-Factor Authentication Doesn't Secure Your Photos, Backups

    3 September 2014, 10:30 am by: Eric Ravenscraft

    iCloud hasn't exactly had the best week. You've probably heard that you should enable two-factor authentication on your Apple account (among others…
  • Our iPhone 6 Liveblog Starts Right Here Right Now

    2 September 2014, 4:10 pm by: Brian Barrett on Gizmodo Live, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Welcome friends! Today, Apple's going to take the wrapping off of the iPhone 6, possibly a larger iPhone 6L, and even more possibly the fabled iWatch. We'll be covering it all live, right here. Join us!Read more...
  • Apple’s Summarize Service Makes Sure You Get Your Point Across

    30 August 2014, 4:00 pm by: Dave Greenbaum

    Sometimes when we write, we often include too many details and our focus gets lost. On the Mac, Apple's summarize service can help proofread your work to make sure you're saying what you intend.Read more...
  • How California's New Smartphone Kill Switch Law Will Affect You

    27 August 2014, 1:00 pm by: Eric Ravenscraft

    This week, California passed a new law that will require any smartphone sold in the state to include anti-theft measures. It's likely to have effects far outside California's borders. Here's what it means for you.Read more...
  • iPhone 5 Battery Letting You Down? Apple Might Replace It—For Free

    22 August 2014, 6:31 pm by: Eric Limer on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    If your iPhone 5's battery just doesn't have the kick that it feels like it should, you might be able to get a new one for free. Apple has found that an apparently small batch of iPhone 5s (not the S or C) that "may suddenly experience shorter battery life or…
  • Pick the Right MacBook Processor for Your Usage

    20 August 2014, 3:30 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    MacBooks are great little laptops and Apple offers a few different options to choose from. The Wirecutter likes the MacBook Air, but they also dig into the differences between the available i5 and i7 processors. Read more...
  • Most Popular Ultrabook: Lenovo Yoga Pro 2

    6 August 2014, 5:15 pm by: Alan Henry

    If you're in the market for a thin, light, powerful laptop, now's the time to go shopping for one. Last week we asked you which Ultrabooks were your favorites…
  • Five Best Ultrabooks

    3 August 2014, 11:00 am by: Alan Henry

    Whether you need a new laptop for work, school, or play, now's a good time to research what you want and catch some sales in the next few months. That's why this week we're looking at five of the best Ultrabooks on the market right now, thanks to your…
  • Turn Your iPhone Charger Into a Portable Backup Battery

    30 July 2014, 2:19 pm by: Andrew Liszewski on Gizmodo, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Even carrying your iPhone's charger everywhere you go doesn't guarantee you'll be able to keep your phone running all day. Sometimes outlets can be hard to find, and for those times the NomadPlus is here to help—transforming your iPhone's standard charger…
  • How to Fix OS X Yosemite Download Problems

    25 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: Thorin Klosowski

    Apple's let the OS X Yosemite beta out into the world, but it's not without its problems. In fact, two quirks are causing issues before you can even download the software. Here's how to fix them. Read more...
  • How to Safely Install the OS X Yosemite Beta

    24 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Thorin Klosowski

    The OS X Yosemite public beta is out today, and since it's beta software, you need to exercise some caution before you install it…
  • Apple Opens OS X Yosemite Beta to the Public, Sign Up Now

    23 July 2014, 9:20 am by: Alan Henry

    OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple's operating system, won't launch until the fall, but if you're interested in trying out its new features now…
  • Everything That's Changed in the New iTunes 12.0

    21 July 2014, 3:35 pm by: Adam Clark Estes on Gizmodo, shared by Andy Orin to Lifehacker

    Apple just released the latest build of OS X Yosemite, including a brand new iTunes. It's only a little bit anti-climactic. Version 12.0 does indeed look a lot like Version 11.3, the version that's probably on your computer. But it's got some neat little…
  • Add Feature Heavy Bluetooth to Your Car

    10 July 2014, 5:43 pm by: GMapper14 on Hackerspace, shared by Whitson Gordon to Lifehacker

    Sure there are cheaper Bluetooth dongles that do similar things. But the Moto Stream does this with the added benefit of NFC to connect and allowing up to 5 devices to connect at the same time. Which makes for very fun (or annoying) road trips. It also works…

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