How To Customize the Surface 2 Start Screen

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The Microsoft Surface 2 has two faces. One is the Metro or Modern UI screen filled with the colorful tiles. The others is the Desktop where Apps from the Microsoft Office 2013 suite run. With the release of the Surface 2 Microsoft has made going back and forth between these two worlds a little easier […]

How to Back Up Your iOS Device in iTunes

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Backing up your computer and other devices is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do. It can save you from certain disaster if you’re phone ever dies or you accidentally drop it and break it. If you don’t have any of the data on it backed up, you lose it all if […]

How to Add Multiple Numbers to a Single Contact in iOS 7

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You probably have tons of contacts, and each of those contacts most likely have multiple phone numbers and email addresses (like their home phone number and their work number). Everyone has their own system on managing this kind of chaos, but iOS 7 makes it really simple and organized, and it’s really easy to add […]

How to Escape from Apple’s Ecosystem in OS X Mavericks

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Apple released OS X Mavericks earlier this month as an update from OS X Mountain Lion. It’s the first time that Apple has made OS X updates absolutely free, and the new version comes with a heap of new features, as well as some new default apps, including Maps and iBooks, both of which were […]

How to Completely Backup Your Mac Using Time Machine

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Backing up your computer is one of the most crucial things you need to do when it comes to maintaining your devices. We’re guessing it’s where most of your photos, videos, music and pretty much all of your other files are located, and if something were to happen to your computer, like a failed hard […]

How to Edit Photos in iOS 7

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Both the iPhone and iPad are turning into excellent point-and-shoot camera killers, and Apple has kept improving the camera modules in its iOS devices with every new model, but what do you do with those photos that you took on your iPhone or iPad? You’ll probably transfer them to your computer in order to edit […]

How to Connect Bluetooth Accessories to iOS 7 Devices

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The world is overflowing with Bluetooth accessories, with products like headphones, speakers, keyboards and mice. It’s one of the most popular forms of wireless and most users prefer Bluetooth peripherals over RF wireless simply because there’s no receiver dongle that they have to deal with; they just connect it to their device and off they […]

How to Use Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 With Gloves

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It’s approaching that time of the year again. Halloween is almost 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. Thankfully Samsung recently introduced a […]

How to Get iPhone 5s Slo-Mo Videos Working in iMovie

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The iPhone 5s comes with a neat and exclusive way to shoot videos. Users are able to shoot at 120 frames per second, which when played back, gives you a nifty slow motion effect. Unfortunately, though, when you transfer the video to your computer and open it up in iMovie, it doesn’t playback in slow […]

How to Send Directions to Your iPhone from Your Mac

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OS X Mavericks comes with a new desktop version of Apple’s Maps app, which lets you explore roads and highways in full-screen mode, as well as get directions right from your computer. This is great and all, but those directions don’t do much for you if they’re stuck on your computer and you have to […]

How to Get iWork for Free on Older Macs

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Apple announced yesterday that its iWork suite of apps, which consist 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 only […]

How to Upgrade to OS X Mavericks

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The OS X Mavericks release is here and best of all it’s a free upgrade that users can download today from the Mac App Store for a fast and easy installation. In this guide we will show you how to install OS X Mavericks even if you aren’t familiar with upgrading your own computer. If […]

How to Perform a Clean Install of OS X Mavericks (Update)

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OS X Mavericks 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 improved support for multiple displays, desktop versions of the Maps and iBooks apps, an improved Safari browser and much more. It’s available now in the Mac […]

How to Increase Font Size on the Galaxy Note 3

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Changing the font size on your Android smartphone is nothing new, but having a device as large as the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with a 5.7-inch screen makes this option all the more worthwhile. For many the Note 3 is the perfect device simply because the larger screen is easier on their aging eyes, just […]

How to Set Up Text Expansion in iOS 7

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If you own any smartphone, then you probably do a lot of text messaging or writing emails. It’s pretty convenient to have all of that productivity in your pocket, but typing on a small keyboard with your thumbs can get pretty tiring after awhile. Like most people, I like to keep my emails and text […]

How to Use Burst Mode in iOS 7

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If you’re at a sporting event, or even just taking photos of your grandpa blowing out the birthday candles on his cake, you usually have to be pretty quick so that you capture the moment at just the right time on your camera. DSLR cameras have a pretty fast frame rate that can shoot around […]

How to Take a Panoramic Photo in iOS 7

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but a panoramic photo is worth even more. Everyone loves panoramas, mostly because there’s really nothing to hate about them; they capture so much detail in one photo that you normally wouldn’t see in a regular picture, and they can accurately provide an excellent point of […]

How to Make Siri More Personable in iOS 7

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Ever since Apple introduced Siri to the world in 2011, she’s been helping iOS users schedule meetings, find places to eat, navigate them to the nearest coffee shop and help remind them to get certain tasks done on time. Siri is quite the whole package, but she’s also just a computer. However, you can make […]

How to Use Find My iPhone to Locate a Lost or Stolen iPhone

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Millions of phones get lost or stolen constantly, and usually there’s not much you can do about it other than to try and go back and find it. If it’s stolen, you’re kind of out of luck, unless you can find a way to somehow locate it and get it back from the perpetrator. However, […]