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

Finish the OS X Mavericks upgrade process and sign up for iCloud Keychain.

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, […]

5 Quick Ways to Mute the HTC One

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People who’ve used a Samsung Galaxy S4 or an iPhone might miss the quick and simple ways to silence those phones now if they switch to using the HTC One. Here are some quick tips that mute the HTC One quickly. The Galaxy S4 offers a quick mute function in two locations. The user can […]

How to Show Full Names in Messages and Mail on iOS 7

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iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and you’ve no doubt updated already and are probably confused by all of the little changes. The big changes are very welcomed, but it’s the small changes that are kind of annoying you right now. This includes the default use of only first names showing […]

How to Use AirDrop in iOS 7

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AirDrop is a new feature that Apple added to iOS 7 when it released last month. AirDrop itself has been around for a while, and was introduced with OS X Lion back in 2011. This allowed Mac users to share files with each other without the need to be connected to the internet or a […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems on iOS 7

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iPhone users on iOS 7 have been experiencing issues with Apple’s iMessage service wherein the iPhone is unable to send iMessages. Instead, users have had to rely on sending text messages, something that can prove costly to those that don’t have unlimited text. Fortunately there is a way to put an end to the madness […]

How to Replace a Home Phone with an iPhone 5s or Galaxy Note 3

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Anyone who is still tied to a landline, paying a phone company a lot of money for the privilege of using copper wires, should replace a home phone with an iPhone 5s. Or they could move to one of the other great phones that came out recently (or will come out soon), like the Moto […]

How to Capture Slo-Mo Video on the iPhone 5s

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The iPhone 5s was released a week ago, and new owners were greeted with a bevy of new features, including a fingerprint sensor, new color options and improvements to the camera. One of the new features in the camera department is a “Slo-Mo” setting that allows you to record video, and then slow it down […]

How to Delete iMessages and Texts in iOS 7

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It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 has released, and tons of iPhone and iPad users have already downloaded and installed the new update on their devices. The first thing you might have noticed was the completely new look, but Apple says that much of the user interface experience remains the same. However, some […]

How to Register More Than Five Fingers on iPhone 5s Touch ID

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One of the biggest new features of the iPhone 5s is the built-in fingerprint scanner in the Home button — also known as Touch ID. This allows users to scan their fingerprint rather than enter in their passcode every time they want to unlock their phone. It’s a nifty and convenient feature. However, Apple only […]

How to Reset Your iPhone or iPad on iOS 7

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iOS 7 has been out for a few days now, and many iPhone and iPad users have already updated to the latest version, spawning a heap of questions about the new look and layout. While many of the features remain the same, Apple changed some things around that aren’t quite apparent to those who are […]