How to Control Your Apple TV Using Your iPhone

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While the Apple TV hasn’t become quite as popular as the iPhone or iPad over the years, it’s still a staple in many households and it serves as a vital accessory of sorts to iOS device owners. The Apple TV can do a lot of neat stuff, but it’s practically useless without a remote control. […]

How to Quickly Fix iMessage Problems

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Apple’s iMessage service is extremely useful but there are times when its usefulness is overshadowed by its unreliability. Fortunately, there are some quick ways to address these iMessage problems on iPhone and iPad should Apple’s messaging service start behaving badly. Like many iPhone, iPad and Mac users, I’m reliant upon Apple’s stock messaging service to […]

How to Download Facebook Messenger

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Facebook Messenger is a terrific app that’s available for both iPhone and Android devices, and it makes it possible for users to chat with their Facebook friends while on the go. Of course, if you’re near a computer, you can still use Facebook’s web chat interface and messaging platform, but we find the mobile app […]

Facebook Emoticons

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Facebook emoticons are an easy way to make your Facebook updates stand out and show how you feel without using a dozen words to explain that you have a broken heart and need a drink. This guide will show you how to use emoticons, where to find new Facebook emoticons and lists for advanced users. […]

How to View and Download Great Art from the Met

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Art is one form of expression of the human soul. Through great art we have the opportunity to see both the world around us and within us has it has changed throughout history. And often how much it hasn’t changed. Throughout history art has been kept in collections by individuals and museums. To enjoy and […]

How to Fix Slow Galaxy S5 Camera Performance

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The all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced and released earlier this year to tons of excitement, and so far it’s one of the best smartphones for 2014. While we’ve shared plenty of how to’s on the Galaxy S5 already, one question regarding the camera continues to arrive. On board the Galaxy S5 is a 16 […]

How to Tell the Difference Between a Genuine and Fake Apple Keyboard

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If you have an iMac or other desktop Mac computer, an Apple Bluetooth keyboard most likely came bundled with it. However, if you have a MacBook docked to an external monitor and want to use a separate mouse and keyboard, you may be eyeing Apple’s Bluetooth keyboard, which retails at $79.99. Some users never hesitate […]

How to Customize the Windows 8.1 Lock Screen

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The first thing that users who are new to Windows 8 are going to notice when they pick up their new device is how fast it starts up when compared to devices that ran Windows 7. The second thing they’re going to realize is that Microsoft has made some huge changes to the way users […]

How to Fix Wi-Fi Problems in Windows 8.1

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You’re going to have issues with connecting to Wi-Fi networks with Windows 8.1. That comment isn’t a reflection on the quality of Windows 8. It’s not related to the specific hardware that Windows 8 runs on either. Really, it’s rather simple: at some point every device can’t connect to a wireless network or keeps randomly […]

HTC One M8 Camera Tips to Improve Your Photos

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The HTC One M8 camera leaves some people wanting, but follow these tips and smartphone photographers can still take great shots with the 4MP Ultrapixel HTC One M8 camera on this terrific Android phone. Take a look at the tips below to figure out how to get the most out of the HTC One M8 […]

How to Restore Hidden Users Folder after OS X 10.9.3 Update (UPDATED)

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Yesterday Apple rolled out a point release operating system update to OS X Mavericks (10.9.3) as well as updates to iTunes and some of its other Apps and services. The Mavericks update listed primary features as improving 4K display support on some Macs, adding contact and calendar syncing between Mac and iOS devices via USB, […]

How To Share From Apps in Windows 8

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Microsoft introduced a lot of changes in Windows 8. Many of these changes were made specifically so that the Windows ecosystem could catch up to its counterparts. Other changes were designed to put Windows 8 devices one step ahead of the iPad, Mac OS devices running Android. The Charms Bar, which holds Windows 8’s built […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Air

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A new MacBook Air isn’t all that cheap. Even while Apple lowered the price of the MacBook Air to just $899 for the entry-level model, that still might not be anywhere close to your budget. It’s the first step that the company is taking to have cheaper entry-level MacBooks available for purchase, so it’s certainly a start. Until […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems When Switching to Android

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A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have issues with their own phone number correctly transferring to a non-iPhone smartphone, but there are solutions to make the transition much smoother if you’re switching over to Android from an iPhone. Former editor-in-chief of Lifehacker Adam Pash recently wrote about his troubles when […]

How to Get Better Samsung Galaxy S5 Battery Life

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From a new Ultra Power Saving mode to taking control of screen brightness and apps there are many ways to get better Galaxy S5 battery life without buying an extended battery or giving up the features that you love. It helps that the Galaxy S5′s screen uses less power than the Galaxy S5 and the […]

How to Check Your Comcast Data Cap Usage

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Comcast has been testing data caps for awhile now. Comcast doesn’t call it a data cap, instead calling it “usage-based billing.” The idea is those who use more data would pay more. Comcast’s intention is to use data gathered from its test markets to make this system-wide at some point in the future. Speaking to […]

How to Get the Google Play Music iPad App Early

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Many iOS apps are universal, meaning that one app works on both iPhone and iPad by sharing some aspects of the code, but also have unique lines of code that allow the app to recognize whether its being used on an iPhone or iPad. The Google Play Music app is one example, but the iPad […]

How to Add a Bookmark to the Galaxy S5 Homescreen

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Browsing the web is something many smartphone owners do on a daily basis, and there’s tons of different options or mobile browsers readily available. While the Galaxy S5 is one of the fastest smartphones around, there’s always way to improve or speed up the experience. Users that would rather not have to manually open Google […]

How to FaceTime Video Chat Like a Pro

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Video chatting used to be a novelty activity on the computer, but now it’s more ubiquitous than ever. Distant friends and families use video chatting to intimately communicate, and businesses even take advantage of it for teleconferencing, perhaps to connect multiple branches that are located around the world. Skype has been the dominating service for […]

How To Contact the FCC Before the Net Neutrality Vote on May 15

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For those concerned about the ongoing battle over Net Neutrality, this is a big week ahead. But then the last several weeks have also been big. At the moment the FCC is going forward this Thursday, May 15, with a vote on the new rules proposal that will decide the future of how the Internet […]