VertDesk Review: A Standing Desk on a Budget

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Adjustable standing desks can cost thousands of dollars, but they don’t have to. The VertDesk is a motor-adjustable standing desk aimed at budget-minded consumers. But does it stand up to the rest of competition? The VertDesk is made by a company called Beyond the Office Door, which specializes in desks, office chairs and a variety […]

How to Use Siri

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Siri is Apple’s voice recognition personal assistant on iPhone and iPad that allows users to execute commands by voice. We’ll be showing you how to use Siri, how to customize it, and how to get the most out of the virtual personal assistant. Siri first debuted in 2011 with the release of the iPhone 4s […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPhone 5s: Impressions and Performance

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Apple has released its second update under the iOS 7.1 name, and it includes a few fixes and improvements to a few things on iPhones and iPads. Most notably, the update fixes a big security flaw with email attachments in the Mail app where attachments weren’t properly encrypted in the past. The update also improves iBeacon […]

iOS 7.1.2 Arrives as First Update Since iOS 8 Reveal

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Apple has pushed out iOS 7.1.2 to the public, and it comes with several improvements and fixes, most notably fixing a big security flaw with email attachments in the Mail app. The update also improves iBeacon connectivity and stability, as well as improved connectivity with third-party accessories. We knew the update would arrive any second […]

iOS 7.1.2 Update Won’t Patch iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak

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The recent release of the iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak from last week has finally shined a light on a dimly-lit jailbreak community, which has gone without an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak for quite some time. However, with iOS 7.1.2 right around the corner, what will this do to the current iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak? Luckily, the Pangu iOS […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Release Teased, Won’t Last Long

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Just days after an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak was released, another jailbreak developer and hacker has teased his own release of an iOS 8 jailbreak to much of everyone’s surprise. BlackGeek is the hacker behind many jailbreaks in the past, including the first iOS 7.1.X jailbreak for the iPhone 4. He’s the one who teased an […]

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak Updated by Pangu, Now Supports Mac and English

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak

Less than a week after an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak was released, the team behind the whole thing has already updated the jailbreak tool. It now supports Mac computers, and now comes in English (it was only available in Chinese previously). Furthermore, the English version also gets rid of the opt-out checkbox for the highly-controversial Chinese […]

How to Keep iPhone Cables from Breaking

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Ever come across a broken iPhone charging cable? You’re certainly not alone, but we have a few tips that will help you avoid a broken iPhone Lightning cable in the future. We’ve all experienced a broken charging cable. They get worn out after a while and the cable starts tear open at the base of […]

How to Free Up Space on Mac

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If you have a MacBook Air or even a newer MacBook Pro, you know that storage can be a premium, thanks to Apple using solid state storage. Of course, you can upgrade it to as much as 512GB of storage, but most of us like to save money and go with the lowest tier, thinking […]

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak Release Could Severely Delay iOS 8 Jailbreak

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An iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak was released earlier this week, much to everyone’s surprise in the jailbreak community. This is great and all, but it might ultimately result in a serious delay of an iOS 8 jailbreak. Jailbreak developers who release jailbreaks to the public are always cautious as far as when they release them, and […]

128GB iPhone 6 May Only Come to 5.5-Inch Model

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iPhone users have been wanting a 128GB version for quite a while, ever since Apple first introduced the fourth-generation iPad with 128GB. However, a 128GB iPhone might just be around the corner if a new rumor is correct. It’s already been rumored that Apple might skip a 16GB iPhone 6 and only offer 32GB and […]

16GB iPod Touch Updated with Camera, More Colors and Lower Price

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It’s not uncommon for Apple to release new products without warning, and today is certainly no exception. The company has updated its 16GB entry-level iPod Touch, which now comes with a camera, more color options and a lower price. The latest 5th-generation iPod Touch now starts at just $199, which is down from $229 previously. […]

Apple TV vs Android TV: What You Need to Know

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Google announced and unveiled Android TV today at the company’s annual Google I/O developers conference. Essentially, Android TV is Google’s replacement for Google TV, which eventually died out over the last couple of years. Android TV also looks to be a direct competitor to the Apple TV, Roku, and other set-top streaming boxes out on […]

iPad Sale Has 16GB iPad Mini for $249 at Walmart

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It might not be the best deal we’ve seen for the iPad mini, but Walmart has the first-generation model on sale for a decent $249. This is for the 16GB WiFi-only version, which may not be enough for some users, but those who just need the barebones will ultimately win out on this one. Furthermore, […]

Best Mac Backup Service: CrashPlan vs BackBlaze

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When it comes to computer maintenance, nothing is quite more important than backing up all of your data. It’s one of the most crucial things you need to do when it comes to maintaining your devices. We’re also guessing that your computer is where most of your photos, videos, music and pretty much all of your […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 with Pangu

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak

Much to everyone’s surprise in the jailbreak community, an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak has been released to the public, and it also works with the latest iOS 7.1.2 update. With that said, we’re going to show you how to jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 on your iPhone or iPad. One thing to be aware of is that this […]

Sketchy iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Could Lead to Official Evasi0n Release

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In what is quite the surprise for the day, an iOS 7.1 jailbreak has been released to the public. However, it’s not from any reputable jailbreak developer that you might have heard of. The jailbreak comes from a Chinese team that call themselves “Pangu” and they’ve released the jailbreak for free, which is usually the […]

How to Connect Your iPad to Your TV

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The iPad comes with a generous 9.7-inch display (or 7.9-inch if you opt for the iPad mini), but sometimes that kind of screen real estate isn’t enough. If you have guests over or you’re just wanting to watch an iPad video on a bigger screen, there are ways you can connect your iPad to your […]

iPhone 6 Touch ID Home Button to Be More Durable Than Ever

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It’s well known by now that the next-generation iPhone and iPads will most likely come with Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, but a new report says that the hardware will receive a bit of an overhaul and will be more durable than the first-generation Touch ID sensors. No specifics were given as far as what […]