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  • How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone X, XS and 11

    9:30am By Abu Zafar
    If you’ve finally upgraded that old iPhone 6 to a brand new iPhone X or 11, you might be wondering how to take a screenshot. Previously, all it took was a simultaneous press of the side button and home button. But with the loss of the home button in the…
  • Why Your Next iPhone Might Not Have a Lightning Port

    Fri 4:00pm By Brendan Hesse
    There are many things that separate Apple’s products from its competitors. One of the most iconic is the Lightning port, Apple’s proprietary charging and connection cable that most of its products have been using for some time—but that could be changing…
  • How to Set Up Your iPhone as a Security Key for Google's 2FA

    Wed 4:00pm By David Murphy
    iOS: If you’re a good Google user, you’re probably used to receiving all sorts of prompts on your device whenever you sign into your account (or in the not-so-great instance when someone else is trying to sign in as you). Android users have been able to…
  • How to Check If Your AirPods Pro's Noise Cancellation Is Broken

    Wed 2:30pm By Brendan Hesse
    Noise-canceling headphones can bring you peaceful, private listening in crowded places like buses or help you focus on work while posted up in a coffee shop or noisy office. They’re great when they work, but some AirPods Pro users are finding that a recent…
  • Apple Is Selling a Bunch of 4K Movies for Less Than $10 on iTunes Right Now

    Jan 3, 2020, 2:00 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple is selling a wide selection of 4K films for between $5 and $10 on iTunes. That’s up to 50 percent off for some of these titles, including recent releases like Ad Astra, so we don’t expect the discounts to stick around for very long.Read more...
  • Can I Recover a Lost iPhone If I Only Have the IMEI Number?

    Jan 3, 2020, 11:00 am By David Murphy
    It’s never fun to lose your phone, but it can get worse. While Androids and iPhones have plenty of protections you can use to lock or otherwise find your device when you’ve misplaced it, or when someone has swiped it, these do you little good if you…
  • Memorize How to Make Emergency Calls on Your iPhone

    Jan 2, 2020, 2:00 pm By David Murphy
    The start of the new year is as great a time as any to take a quick tour through your iPhone’s settings and make sure you’ve customized its Emergency SOS feature to your liking. Heck, you should really take a few minutes and memorize—really…
  • How to Get Apple Music Free for Six Months–Instead of the Usual Three

    Dec 23, 2019, 11:30 am By David Murphy
    If Apple’s three-month free trial for new Apple Music subscribers hasn’t been enough to get you to abandon Spotify, how about a six-month trial? Read more...
  • Declutter Your Menu Bar With This Mac App

    Dec 16, 2019, 5:00 pm By Brendan Hesse
    As you install more and more software on your Mac, your menu bar might start to get cluttered with extraneous icons. This not only looks messy, but it can make it a bit of a chore to access settings for your various apps.Read more...
  • How to Keep Kids From Bypassing iOS 13.3's Communication Limits

    Dec 13, 2019, 2:45 pm By David Murphy
    When we got all excited about Apple’s new Communication Limits that allow you to restrict who your kid can talk to (and when), we didn’t realize Apple left a big loophole that makes it very easy for your crafty child to bypass these restrictions.Read more...
  • What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your iPhone

    Dec 13, 2019, 9:00 am By David Murphy
    What happens when someone else locks your iPhone and demands you do something in order to regain access? You freak out—rightfully so, since it means someone has access to your iPhone that shouldn’t or, worse, your entire Apple account. Read more...
  • How to Manage Your Kid's Contacts in iOS 13.3

    Dec 11, 2019, 9:30 am By David Murphy
    iOS 13.3 is here. While you wait for it to download and install onto your device, you have two options. You can scan through Apple’s list of fixes and changes—which only eat up a fraction of the time it takes to just download iOS 13.3—or you can stick…
  • Should You Buy an iPhone on Apple's New Installment Plan?

    Dec 10, 2019, 11:30 am By Lisa Rowan
    With price tags of $1,000—or more!—it’s hard to imagine buying a new iPhone outright. You could set up a payment plan with your phone company, but then you’re usually stuck with that carrier for two years. In some cases, you don’t even own the phone…
  • How to Fix Your MacBook That Randomly Shuts Down

    Dec 4, 2019, 4:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Is your MacBook Pro randomly shutting down, even with plenty of battery life left? You’re not alone; reports of MacBook Pros shutting off prematurely are showing up on various forums and support threads. So far Apple has confirmed the random shutdown…
  • Where to Download Apple's Picks for the Best Games and Apps of 2019

    Dec 3, 2019, 12:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple posted its roundup of the best iOS and iPadOS apps and games for 2019, which gives us a look into the trends that drove the year’s best apps. It’s a good read if you have the time, as it reveals some surprising figures—Mario Kart Tour was the…
  • Save $300 on the Last MacBook Air With a Good Keyboard

    Nov 26, 2019, 12:45 pm By David Murphy
    The problem: You want a Mac that doesn’t have a crappy keyboard, but you can’t afford (or don’t need) the brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro. You can either go scrounging for a 2015 MacBook Pro—a Mac I grew quite fond of—or deal with a cheaper,…
  • Where to Find Better Deals Than Apple's Black Friday 2019 Sale

    Nov 25, 2019, 4:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple has announced partial details for its 2019 Black Friday sale: At least some Apple products will net you an Apple gift card of up to $200 when you buy online from Apple, at an Apple store location, or from Amazon and other third-party sellers. The offer…
  • Save up to $160 on a New 16-inch MacBook Pro

    2:15pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple products have been seeing tons of early holiday season discounts. We’ve covered as many of these as we can catch, but even if we miss a few, it seems like new ones are rolling in every day. One of the more recent deals is a modest—but still…
  • You Can Now Install Windows 10 on Your 16-Inch MacBook Pro

    10:00am By David Murphy
    I know, I know; it sounds a bit sacreligious if you just plunked down $2,000+ for a new 16-inch MacBook Pro, but we live in a day and age where kittens and puppies can be friends. And if you want to run macOS and Windows 10 on the same system, you should feel…
  • Update to iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 Today to Squash These Bugs

    Nov 18, 2019, 3:45 pm By David Murphy
    Apple is back with another fresh update to iOS 13. We’re assuming you’ve already made the plunge, but if not, now is as good a time as any to upgrade to the latest operating system for your iPhone and iPad. And if you’re already there, great! It’s time…
  • Why Your iOS Vaping App Suddenly Disappeared

    Nov 15, 2019, 4:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    In accordance with new App Store guidelines, Apple removed 181 vape-related apps from the platform and is outright banning the inclusion of any vape-related apps or features in its app marketplace. It might seem like a sudden move on the company’s part, but…
  • How to Sign Up for Apple's Health Studies

    Nov 14, 2019, 2:00 pm By Beth Skwarecki
    Earlier this fall, Apple announced that they were launching three new research studies on hearing, heart health, and reproductive health in collaboration with universities. Now, there’s an app that will let you enroll.Read more...
  • Should You Buy Apple's New 16-Inch MacBook Pro?

    Nov 13, 2019, 12:30 pm By David Murphy
    Even if you don’t want to lug around the world’s bulkiest laptop (or at least, one slightly bulkier than an already-bulky 15-inch laptop), the 16-inch MacBook Pro’s single redeeming feature should be enough to capture anyone’s interest: a brand-new…
  • Flagship Smartphone Smackdown: How Does Google's Pixel 4 Stack Up?

    Nov 13, 2019, 9:45 am By Florence Ion
    Launched last month, Google’s Pixel 4 came packed with a ton of new features, like face unlock, a rear-facing telephoto lens, and the ability to take astrophotography. Are these enough to put the Pixel on the top of your shopping list when Black Friday…
  • Get up to $300 off 2019 MacBook Pro Models

    Nov 12, 2019, 2:30 pm By Brendan Hesse
    Apple products have been seeing some excellent deals as we near the end of the year, including the 15- and 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is currently up to $300 off for a limited time through both Amazon and B&H Photo.Read more...