How to Make Your iPhone 6 Speaker Louder

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While there are a ton of Bluetooth speakers to choose from that can boost your iPhone’s audio volume and quality, sometimes you just need a quick and dirty method for making your iPhone’s speaker louder. Here are some tricks that you can use to amplify your iPhone 6’s speaker. Let’s be real: Bluetooth speakers cost […]

How to Put Music onto Your iPhone Without iTunes

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The iPhone is great for listening to music while traveling, but if you’re not a big fan of iTunes, here are some methods for getting that music onto your iPhone without using Apple software. iTunes isn’t terrible by any means, but if you don’t really use it other than for putting music onto your iPhone, […]

How to Turn Your iPad Air 2 Into a Surface Pro 3

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The iPad Air 2 is often described as the best tablet money can buy, but people also love the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 because it works like a laptop and runs full Windows software and it works like a tablet. However, if you just forked over between $500 and $830 for the new iPad Air 2, […]

How to Get By with a 16GB iPad

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16GB of storage on an iPad isn’t much at all. In fact, many would say that it’s impossible for an iPad user, but if it’s your only option, here’s how to get by with a 16GB iPad. We’ve discussed many times in the past about how you just shouldn’t get a 16GB iPhone or iPad, […]

How to Use & Customize Google Now on the Moto X 2014

Read our Moto X 2014 review to find out why this is an upgrade and worth comparing to the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5.

The Moto X 2014 is a well designed phone with plenty of extra features integrated by Motorola in ways that make sense. Twist your hand and the Moto X 2014 automatically opens its camera app. Wave your hand above its screen and the Moto X 2014 shows you the latest emails, missed calls and app updates. […]

How to Get iWork for Free on OS X Yosemite

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Apple announced last year that its iWork suite of apps, which consists of Keynote, Pages and Numbers, would come free with any new Mac that you buy. Previously, these apps were $20 a piece. However, current Mac users with older Macs aren’t able to take advantage of that deal, seeing as how the company is […]

How to Stop iTunes from Opening When Plugging in an iPhone

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If you’re like me and don’t use iTunes that often or at all, it can be annoying when it opens automatically every time you plug in your iPhone to your computer. Here’s how to prevent that from happening. While I own an iPhone and an iPad, I rarely use iTunes at all. I use Spotify […]

How to Watch Your Videos On the Xbox One

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When it launched last year, Microsoft’s Xbox One console probably wasn’t the all-in-one entertainment system many were hoping for. Having to make big changes to it based on feedback last year appeared to have held up crucial features that the Xbox One needed. You couldn’t watch your videos on the Xbox One. Microsoft kicked off […]

How to Make Highlight Reels on the Moto X 2014

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Everyone knows that the modern smartphone has almost made the point-and-shoot camera extinct. Motorola’s Moto X 2014 is no exception with its 13 megapixel camera. It can capture 4K and high-definition video with no problem. Taking a great picture is as simple as tapping on the screen thanks to automatic HDR and focusing. The trick is what […]

How to Change the Image Gallery on Your Nexus 6

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Google’s brand new Nexus 6 smartphone has only been available for a few weeks, but with more carriers offering the smartphone and stock arriving on Google Play, the device is finally making it into the hands of eager buyers. Now that the Nexus 6 release is moving a long and becoming more readily available, we’ve […]

How to Fix iPhone Not Found in iTunes

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You’re ready to backup your iPhone or sync new music, but when you plug the iPhone in the iPhone does not show up in iTunes. The iPhone not found in iTunes problem typically happens in Windows computers when there is a problem with the service that helps the iPhone talk to your computer and to iTunes. We’ll show you […]

How to Stop Gmail from Adding Events to Google Calendar

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About a month ago, Google added a capability to Gmail and Google Calendar that allows Gmail to automatically add events it see in your email to your Google Calendar. Here’s how to disable that feature. The feature scans your Gmail email and automatically creates new events based on emails you receive that include dates and […]

How to Keep Your iPhone Cable from Falling Off Your Desk

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If you want quick access to your iPhone’s charging cable while at your desk, here’s how you can mount the cable to your desk without it falling off the edge and onto the floor. We’ve all been there: You go to charge your iPhone only to discover that the Lightning cable fell behind the desk, […]

How to Get By with a 16GB iPhone 6

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16GB of storage on an iPhone isn’t much at all, but if it’s your only option, here’s how to get by with a 16GB iPhone 6. We’ve discussed many times in the past about how you just shouldn’t get a 16GB iPhone or iPad, both for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 5s, as well […]

How to Change Keyboards in Android 5.0 Lollipop

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With Android 5.0 Lollipop now running on multiple Nexus devices, and slowly being pushed as a software update for many smartphones from Motorola, LG, Samsung, HTC and more, owners will want to know how to do certain tasks. One that we’ve already started getting questions about is changing the keyboard on Android 5.0, as it […]

How to Get Free Microsoft Office This Holiday

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Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps have always been at the forefront of whatever technologies are trending. With Macs being used as credible alternatives to PCs, Microsoft created Office for Mac. When it became clear that a growing number of people needed a way to at least read their documents away from their PC Microsoft created […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 with TaiG

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Apple released its iOS 8.1.1 update last month as a minor update to the iPhone and iPad, but it also patched up the Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak. However, a new jailbreak has been released by TaiG that works with the latest update. Here’s how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1. iOS 8.1.1 is a very minor update […]

How to Fix AutoCorrect Problems in iOS 8

End iOS 8 autocorrect problems with these tips.

This guide shows you how to fix autocorrect problems in iOS 8 and iOS 8.1.1 so that you can stop going back and correcting names, common words, slang, stupid corrections and swear words. Autocorrect in iOS 8 on the iPhone and iPad should help turn mistakes into the word you actually meant to type, but […]

How to Protect Your iOS 8 Jailbreak

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The iOS 8 jailbreak has been out for about a month now, but even if you already jailbroke your iPhone or iPad, there is still a reason for you to protect that jailbreak and make sure that you don’t lose it. Thanks to the most recent iOS 8.1.1 update from Apple, Pangu’s iOS 8 jailbreak […]

How to Setup Your Windows 8.1 Notebook, Tablet or Desktop

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Even now, the Windows 8 operating system that Microsoft sells to hardware makers to put on their notebooks, desktops and tablets is recovering. With Windows 7, Microsoft had a well-received, well-loved offering on its hands. Windows 8 wasn’t as well received and even today, even knowing that a PC comes with Windows 8.1 installed is […]