How to Downgrade to iOS 8.1.1 from iOS 8.1.2

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iOS 8.1.2 was released earlier this week and it aims to fix a serious issue that affected ringtones on iOS, but if you’re having problems with the new update, you can downgrade back to iOS 8.1.1 for a limited time. While iOS 8.1.2 is a rather minor update, it fixes a big problem which affected […]

How to Use Android With Mac

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When it comes to accessing files or music from your Android smartphone or tablet on a Mac, many users don’t realize just how easy it is to actually use Android with any Mac PC or laptop. There’s a common misconception that the two don’t work well together, and Macs only like iOS devices, but that […]

How to Remove Duplicate Contacts on the iPhone (iOS 8)

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This guide will show you how to remove duplicate contacts on the iPhone with iOS 8. This works with all current iPhones from the iPhone 4s up to the iPhone 6 Plus. If you only need to get rid of a few duplicate contacts on the iPhone you can do this manually in a few […]

How to Use the Galaxy Note 4 with Gloves

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Winter is finally here and soon Christmas and the coldest months will arrive. All the while it will be snowing for days and freezing cold. If you’ve ever tried to use your smartphone or Galaxy device with gloves, it doesn’t quite work. Here we’ll explain how to use your Galaxy Note 4 with gloves. Samsung […]

How to Put Photos on Your iPhone Without iTunes

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More than likely, you have a ton of photos that you want to put onto your iPhone so that you can show friends and family pictures of your new baby. Here’s how to do it without using iTunes. iTunes isn’t terrible by any means, but it does slow down the process of putting photos on […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 with TaiG

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Apple released the second minor update to iOS 8.1 yesterday, coming with the usual bug fixes, but the bigger news is that the TaiG jailbreak still works with the latest iOS version. Here’s how to jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 with TaiG. While iOS 8.1.2 is a rather minor update, it fixes a big problem which affected […]

How to Update to iOS 8.1.2 Without Any Problems

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Apple released the second minor update to iOS 8.1 today, coming with the usual bug fixes. Here’s how to update to iOS 8.1.2 without any problems. While iOS 8.1.2 is a rather minor update, it fixes a big problem which affected users who purchased ringtones from iTunes, but wouldn’t be able to get them back […]

How to Put Movies onto Your iPad Without iTunes

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The iPad is a great movie-watching device while traveling, but if you’re not a big fan of iTunes, here are some methods for getting movies onto your iPad without using Apple software. iTunes isn’t terrible by any means, but it does slow down the process of putting movies onto your iPad. First you have to […]

How to Search Facebook Posts on iPhone

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If you need to find a Facebook post that you published years ago, Facebook now allows users to search by keyword and will bring up any posts that contain that keyword. Here’s how to do it. Facebook just added this ability to its social network, allowing users to finally search through past Facebook posts. In […]

How to Check Verizon Data Usage on iPhone

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If you’re worried that you might go over your data allowance cap, here’s how to check how much data you’re using on your Verizon iPhone. The day of unlimited data plans are long gone, and most Verizon customers are now limited to plans with just a few gigabytes to play around with each month. With […]

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

Control music and take calls when connected to your iPhone or Android.

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 […]