How to Downgrade to iOS 8.1.2 from iOS 8.1.3

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iOS 8.1.3 was released today and it aims to fix a small handful of issues, but if you’re having problems with the new update or want the ability to jailbreak your device, you can downgrade to iOS 8.1.2 for a limited time. While iOS 8.1.3 is a rather minor update, it includes a handful of fixes […]

How to Install the iOS 8.1.3 Update

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Learn how to install the iOS 8.1.3 update on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without the need to use iTunes or a Computer. The iOS 8.1.3 update is a free software upgrade for devices running iOS 8 that makes it easier for users to upgrade to iOS 8 from iOS 7 by reducing the amount […]

How to Copy a Spotify Playlist

Learn how to copy a Spotify playlist.

This guide will show you how to copy a Spotify playlist in less than five seconds. You can copy any Spotify playlist, but this is most useful when you find an awesome shared playlist that you want to keep a copy of. We use this to save a copy of a shared Spotify playlist that […]

How to Recover Deleted Photos on Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 and More

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While Google has done an excellent job adding the much needed “undo” button to many aspects of Android in case you accidentally delete or swipe away a notification, we’ve all probably deleted a photo or an entire gallery by accident. The guide below will give you a few different routes to take in order to […]

How to Restore iPhone from iCloud

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This guide will show you how to restore an iPhone from iCloud so that you can start using your iPhone after resetting the iPhone or to quickly move your data to a new iPhone from an iCloud backup. Apple lets users restore an iPhone from iCloud when setting up a new iPhone. You cannot choose […]

How to Unjailbreak iOS 8

Learn how to reset an iPhone.

This guide will show you how to unjailbreak iOS 8 and iOS 8.1.2 to return your iPhone to a normal state in case you need to update to a new version like iOS 8.2 or to iOS 9 later this year. This is also something you should do before you send an iPhone in for […]

How to Reset an iPhone

Learn how to reset an iPhone.

You need to reset an iPhone. This guide will show you how to reset an iPhone, any iPhone, in about 10 minutes. You’ll learn how to reset an iPhone using iTunes or how to reset an iPhone without iTunes so that you can fix your problem and get back to using your iPhone. There are […]

How to Back Up iPhone Text Messages

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Whether your want to back up your text messages for record-keeping purposes or of you’re just getting a new iPhone and want your text messages to be restored on your new device, here’s how to back up iPhone text messages. Your iPhone consists of two types of text messages. There’s iMessage, which is what’s used […]

How to Back Up a Windows Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system attempts to make life with a smartphone easier. Its Live Tiles make it easier to see what apps you should be paying attention to or what services you might want to update with a new status. Automatic picture and contact backup were built into the first version of Windows Phone […]

How to Get Windows 10 Right Now

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is just as ambitious as leaks indicated. There are quality of life changes through Windows 10. Multiple Desktops let users organize their tasks. There’s a new Start Menu complete with Live Tiles and a power button. Windows 10 allows users to run Windows Store apps from the Desktop too, and […]

How to Create Custom Ringtones for Android

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When it comes to selecting ringtones for our Android smartphones the options are nearly limitless. Of course you can always go into settings and choose a pre-made ringtone, but here we’ll explain how to quickly and easily create custom ringtones on Android. The sounds that come with our smartphones are never that great, and selecting […]

How to AirPlay to Your Mac or PC

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One great feature about the Apple TV is its ability to act as an AirPlay receiver, allowing iPhone and iPad users to beam content from their devices to their televisions using the Apple TV. However, if you don’t have an Apple TV, here’s how you can add AirPlay support to your Mac or Windows PC. […]

How to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Right Now

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This guide will show you how to install the brand new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update so that you can try out Google’s latest version of Android right now on your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 tablet. Google released an early developer preview of what was then called the Android L release back in June when they […]

One Simple Trick to Free Up iPhone Storage Space

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We’ve discussed many different ways to clear up iPhone storage space in the past, but here’s one trick that you may not know about. There are many ways that you can free up storage on your iPhone, from clearing up the Recently Deleted folder to reclaiming the “Other” storage space on your iOS device. However, […]

How to Take Passport Photos on iPhone

Learn how to take a DIY passport photo on iPhone.

If you want to take DIY passport photos you don’t need magic or patience, you need to learn how to take passport photos on iPhone using an app that creates an easy to print 4 x 6 inch photo with six passport photos. We’ll show you how to take passport photos with your iPhone without the need […]

How to Watch the State of the Union Live

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The State of the Union address will take place at 9pm ET tonight when President Barack Obama will address Congress about the current state of the country. He’ll most likely talk about many hot button issues that have come up over the past year, like net neutrality and bringing faster broadband internet to more areas […]

How to Select & Highlight Text in iOS 8

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iOS 8 is a great mobile operating system, but its text highlighting features could use some work, as they’re a bit difficult to use. Here’s how to select and highlight text in iOS 8 so that it’s easier the next time you need to copy and paste something on your iPhone or iPad. One aspect […]

How to Remove a Device from Find My iPhone

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If you’re no longer using an iOS or OS X device, here’s how you can remove it from Find My iPhone so that it can be deactivated and sold or given to someone else. Find My iPhone is a service that comes free with every iOS device and Mac computer, and it allows you to […]

How to Watch the AFC & NFC Championship Games Live

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The AFC and NFC Championship games take place today, and here’s how you can watch all of the action, whether it’s on television or on your mobile device while on the go. The NFC Championship game is the first on the chopping block, with the Green Bay Packers taking on last year’s Super Bowl champions […]

Top 10 Settings to Change on the Moto X 2014

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Motorola’s Moto X 2014 is among the best Android smartphones released last calendar year. Hardware wise, there are a lot of reasons to get the Moto X 2014 instead of a Samsung Galaxy S5 or Apple iPhone. Sensors allow you to wave away annoying phone calls or check on notifications without having to press the power […]