How to Get Amazon Prime for Free During the Holidays

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If you happen to do a lot of your shopping on Amazon, you probably already have an Amazon Prime membership, but if not, now is the time to sign up for a free trial that will get you Amazon Prime for free throughout the holiday shopping season. If you sign up for a free trial […]

Black Friday MacBook Deals vs Refurbished MacBooks

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Black Friday is just days away, and that means shoppers will be on the lookout for a great deal. MacBooks are just one product that buyers will be eyeing on Black Friday, but you may be surprised to find that those discounted prices on MacBooks are actually available year-round. While MacBooks won’t be that hot […]

iPhone 6 Complaints Point to Easily-Scratched Screens

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While the iPhone 6 is said to have ion-strengthened glass that’s supposedly more durable than the last generation, users are reporting that the screen is scratching rather easily, even while taking very good care of the phone. Many users have taken to Apple’s Support Communities to express their frustration with the glass display on the […]

3 Great Time Machine Alternatives for Mac

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If you use a Mac and want to back up your files, Time Machine might just be a viable option, but it’s simply not up to snuff for all Mac users. Here are three Time Machine alternatives that you may want to consider if you’re looking for something else. OS X comes with a free […]

iPhone 6 4K Playback Is Possible

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The iPhone 6 is a very powerful device with it’s 64-bit A8 processor, but it’s been discovered that the new smartphone from Apple is capable of handling 4K video. According to the developers behind the Mac app WALTR, the iPhone 6 is capable of playing 4K videos right out of the box. The video below […]

Apple Pay Support Could Expand to Small Businesses

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Apple Pay has been rather popular since it launched last month, and payment processing service Square will be able to bring Apple’s new digital payment platform to smaller businesses. While Apple Pay is becoming the most popular digital payment service, it’s only accepted at larger retail locations and a handful of restaurant chains, but Square […]

How to Downgrade to iOS 8.1 from iOS 8.1.1

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iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier last week and it aims to fix a handful of bugs and improve performance on the older iPhone 4s and iPad 2. However, the update also patches up the Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak, and the update could also cause general problems with your device. If you happen to be an […]

How to See Which Apps Are Using Your MacBook Battery Life

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Last year, Apple launched refreshed MacBook Pros that boasted nine hours of battery life thanks to the inclusion of the latest Intel Haswell chips, compared to seven hours of the previous generation, making it quite a big leap in battery life. MacBook Airs get even better battery life thanks to the slight-slower internals that require […]

How to Edit Photos in iOS 8

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Both the iPhone and iPad are turning into excellent point-and-shoot camera killers, and Apple has kept improving the camera modules in its iOS devices with every new model, but what do you do with all of those photos that you took on your iPhone or iPad? You’ll probably transfer them to your computer in order […]

Chromebook Deal Offers 1TB of Free Google Drive Storage

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Chromebooks haven’t been the most popular devices lately, but Google is looking to ramp up sales with a pretty sweet incentive. Anyone who purchases a Chromebook will receive 1TB of Google Drive storage for two years at no cost. That’s a value of $240. In order to receive your free storage, you’ll need to take […]

Is the Apple TV Still Worth Buying?

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The Apple TV is going on two years without a refresh, possibly hinting that Apple is close to giving up on the streaming set-top box, but the bigger questions perhaps is whether or not the Apple TV is still worth buying. With so many new streaming boxes released over the last couple of years since […]

iPhone 6 Availability Improves Ahead of the Holidays

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The iPhone 6 will most likely be a hot item during the holiday season, and it looks like Apple has already begun ramping up production, as delivery estimates for the new device have improved ahead of Christmas. 16GB models of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus have improved from a ship time of […]

How to Restore Your Apple TV After It Crashes

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If your Apple TV crashes after attempting to download and install an update, that means you have to restore it. Here’s how to restore your Apple TV if it ever does end up randomly crashing. It may not have ever happened to you with your own Apple TV, but there may come a time when […]

5 Black Friday Deals You Can Count On

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Black Friday is next week, and there will be a ton of stuff discounted to crazy-low prices, and if you’re wondering what all might be on sale, here are products that are a sure thing during almost every Black Friday event. From the literally thousands of products that get discounted on Black Friday, not all […]

Walmart PS4 Price-Matching Loophole Patched Up

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If you were hoping to con Walmart into selling you a PS4 gaming console for $90, that little trick will unfortunately no longer work at the store, as Walmart has now changed its price-matching policy to reflect the loophole. If you weren’t aware, some sneaky shoppers tricked Walmart into selling them PS4s at $90 by […]

Is There an Apple TV 3 Jailbreak?

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Apple has gone through three generations of its Apple TV set-top streaming box, with the first two iterations able to be jailbroken currently. The third-generation Apple TV was released over two years and it’s the latest Apple TV model to be released. However, is it able to be jailbroken? Long story short, a jailbreak for […]

How to Update to iOS 8.1 Without Updating to iOS 8.1.1

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iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier this week and it aims to fix a handful of bugs and improve performance on the older iPhone 4s and iPad 2. However, the update also patches up the Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak, so if you haven’t updated to iOS 8.1 already, you’re at the risk of not being able […]

iOS 8 May Add Beats Music as a Default App in Future Update

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As if users needed more apps to put away in an “Unused” folder, it’s said that the Beats Music streaming app might turn into a default app on iOS devices, joining the ranks of Safari, Notes, Mail, and other built-in iOS apps that every iPhone and iPad user gets with their device. According to the […]

Amazon Fire TV Stick: Initial Impressions

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Amazon announced the Fire TV Stick late last month as the smaller version of its initial Fire TV streaming box. The small HDMI dongle officially launched today and we took the chance to try it out for ourselves. Just like the Chromecast, the Fire TV Stick plugs into an HDMI port on your television, but […]

Kindle Deal Starts Amazon Black Friday Early

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We’ve seen plenty of Kindle deals throughout the year, but Amazon has decided to mix it up a bit and is offering $40 off of any Kindle device with the purchase of a year of Amazon Prime ahead of Black Friday. This is perhaps one of the best deals we’ve seen in a while, given […]