How to Perform a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

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OS X Yosemite is officially out and ready for the public. It’s the latest OS X version from Apple and it comes with a heap of new features, including an all new look and Handoff (which lets you go back and forth on your iPhone or iPad with certain tasks). OS X Yosemite is available […]

How to Watch the Apple Event Live on iPhone, Windows & Mac

Watch the Apple Event live on the iPhone, iPad or Mac.

You can watch the October Apple Event live on Windows, Mac, iPhone and iPad to see Apple announce new products that we expect will include the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1 as well as a Retina iMac. We’ll show you how to watch the Apple event live from […]

How to View the Desktop Version of a Website in iOS 8 Safari

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Mobile versions of website are really convenient to view on your iPhone or iPad, but navigation can be quite limited due to the simplification of the user interface. However, in Safari on iOS 8, users can now choose to view the desktop version of a website if they want to, especially if the user interface […]

How to Customize Notification Center in iOS 8

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One of the big new features in iOS 8 is the improved Notification Center. The design remains largely unchanged from iOS 7, but it includes more options for customizability. However, one big difference is the change in tabs at the top. iOS 7 used to have three tabs, which consist of “Today,” “All” and “Missed.” In […]

How to Stop iOS 8 Apps from Refreshing in the Background

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If you updated to iOS 8 and are experiencing decreased battery life or your monthly data allotment is going down the drain, it might be because iOS 8 automatically refreshes apps that are running in the background, even if they aren’t being actively used. At first, you may think that when you exit an app […]

How to Sell Your iPad Air

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If you’re preparing to buy the new iPad Air 2 and are looking to get rid of your iPad Air, here are a few ways to sell it for as much money as possible. We have a few tips that you may find handy once you decide to walk out into the deep, dark world […]

How to Sell Your iPhone on Craigslist the Right Way

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While there are plenty of places online to sell your old iPhone, nothing quite compares to the local marketplace like Craigslist. Here’s how to sell your iPhone on Craigslist the right way. Craigslist is pretty easy to use: Create a listing, find a buyer, meet up somewhere, get paid in cash, and be on your […]

How to Make Your iPhone 6 Display Less Blinding at Night

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The iPhone 6 comes with a larger display than the iPhone 5s, going from a 4-inch screen to a 4.7-inch display or even a massive 5.5-inch display with the iPhone 6 Plus. With that comes more light that’s produced from the screens, and as a result, the iPhone 6′s screen can be a bit bright […]

How to Send Photos & Videos in iOS 8 Messages

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iOS 8 is out in full force and there are a ton of new features that users can enjoy with the new update. Perhaps the biggest new feature for texters are the improvements to the Messages app. The Messages app in iOS 8 remains largely unchanged compared to iOS 7, but there are a few […]

How to Customize Active Display on Moto X 2014

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Motorola’s Moto X 2014 smartphone is an upgrade over its past devices and even other flagship Android smartphones in so many ways. For example, its 5.2-inch AMOLED display is beautiful. That being said, the Moto X has never been about cutting edge technology as much as its been about how to use that technology to make […]

How to Customize Moto Voice on the Moto X 2014

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Like it or not, we now all live in a world driven by our own voices. Microsoft started the revolution with Kinect for the Xbox 360 and now everything practically has voice functionality. Take the Moto X 2014 for example. Last year the Moto X became one of the first smartphones to offer always-on voice […]

How to Get Better iPhone 6 Battery Life

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Apple’s iOS 8 update for iPhone 6 is full of new features and for many users one of these new features is bad iPhone 6 battery life. This guide will show you how to get better iOS 8 battery life on the iPhone 6. Last month, after a stint inside the company’s beta program, iOS […]

How to Get Better iOS 8 Performance on iPhone 5

Here's how to get better iOS 8 performance on iPhone 5.

If you’ve noticed a decline in performance after installing the iOS 8 update on the iPhone 5, this guide will help you change several settings to speed up iOS 8 on your aging former flagship iPhone. Last month, after a stint inside the company’s beta program, iOS 8 finally made its way to iPhones, iPads, […]

How to Send Audio Messages in iOS 8

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iOS 8 is out in full force and there are a ton of new features that users can enjoy with the new update. Perhaps the biggest new feature for texters are the improvements to the Messages app. The Messages app in iOS 8 remains largely unchanged compared to iOS 7, but there are a few […]

How to Get Better iOS 8 Performance on iPad 2 & iPad 3

Learn how to speed up your old iPad 2 or iPad 3 running iOS 8.

If your old iPad 2 or iPad 3 isn’t fast after installing iOS 8 or iOS 8.0.2 this guide will help you change several settings to speed up your old iPad. Old iPads like the iPad 2 and iPad 3 can run the new iOS 8 update, but the performance is not as smooth or […]

How to Leave a Group Message on iPhone

Here's how to leave group messages in iOS 8.

Apple’s brand new iOS 8 update delivers a number of new features to iPhone and iPad users including an overhauled messaging system that includes some important but hidden features including ways to better manage your group iMessages. Here, we take a look at how to leave a group message on iPhone or iPad in iOS […]

How to Watch NHL Games Live

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The NHL season is starting back up and today is opening day, where many teams will be competing for the first time in the 2014-2015 season. Here’s how to watch all the action all season long. In order to watch NHL games, you don’t need a television with an antenna or cable subscription. Instead, you […]

How To Turn Off HDR on the Moto X 2014

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The modern smartphone isn’t just a way to get your emails away from the office or watch television shows in places other than your living room. Smartphones like the Moto X 2014 are also intended as replacements for more complicated point-and-shoot cameras. HDR is one of the ways the latest smartphones achieve that goal. The Moto […]

How to Remove Bubbles from Your iPhone 6 Screen Protector

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If you’re worried about scratching up your new iPhone 6′s display, then getting a screen protector is a great way to prevent that, but while you can easily apply a screen protector to your iPhone 6, getting those wretched bubbles out is another story. Screen protectors come in all different styles, but most of them […]

How to Turn Off Parallax Effect in iOS 8

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iOS 8 was released last month with a wealth of new features, but one feature that remains unchanged from iOS 7 is the infamous parallax effect. The parallax effect was first introduced in iOS 7 and was a new feature that also makes its way to iOS 8. Essentially, it gives your iPhone or iPad’s […]