Google recently unveiled the ability to download – as in save to your device – your entire search history. Now, in addition to being able to pause or purge it completely, you can have a physical copy of everything you’ve searched for over the years.
Photos was released as part of a larger OS X system update (10.10.3). The app is meant to supplant iPhoto as most Mac user’s go-to photo application. As such, it’s got quite a few basic but necessary photo-editing tools in it.
Apple’s new Photos app bridges the gap between Macs and iOS devices with photo syncing to iCloud. It’s a great little feature, but it’s safe to say some people may not want it.
Sharing your screen remotely is a convenient way to access another computer as if you’re sitting in front of it. OS X and Windows have this ability built right into them, meaning you can easily share your Mac’s screen with Windows PCs, and vice versa.
Google recently released an ARC Welder Chrome app, which allows you to run Android apps if you’re on Chrome OS, or using the Chrome web browser.
Apple’s new Photos application was released as part of a recent system update. By default, Photos creates its library in your Pictures folder, but it can be easily moved or newly created.
OS X’s Safari has quite a few advantages over Chrome, but we miss Chrome’s ability to switch tabs using “Command + #”. Thankfully, we’ve found a solution, which will enable Chrome-like tab keyboard shortcuts in Safari.
There may come a time when you want to sell your Apple TV or give it to someone else. Or, maybe you bricked it with a bad jailbreak or failed system update (it happens). In any event, it’s good to know how to factory reset your Apple TV.
Apple has finally taken the wraps off its iPhoto successor: Photos. It’s great so far, but we’re not sure everyone is going to be thrilled about its iCloud integration. Here is how to make adjustments to Photos’ iCloud features, or turn them off completely.
The Apple remote control is well made from a materials standpoint, but its diminutive size means it gets lost easily in the couch cushions. With Apple’s Remote app, however, you can use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to control your Apple TV.
Taking photos with your phone is just how people do it nowadays. While this makes it really easy to instantly share them, before you do, you can crop and apply a number of edits to make your photos look their best.
Being able to record your computer screen can be highly useful, like if need to show someone how to do something, or not to do something. If you use a Mac, you can record your screen without the need of any additional software.
By default, Siri only responds when you press and hold the home button on your iPad or iPhone. You can, however, configure Siri to respond when you say “Hey Siri.”
We know Google’s Chromecast is a great (and inexpensive) device for mirroring your desktop or Android devices to your TV, but if you have an Apple TV, you can basically do the same thing with your Mac or iOS device.
Cortana in Windows 10 is proving to be a promising new feature. To really take advantage of it, you can use voice activation to give your computer commands and perform tasks without needing to actually physically touch it.
Drones are awesome fun. They can bring out the inner kid in even the most jaded individual, but they can also land people in a lot of trouble. Here are some things every new drone owner should know before taking to the skies.
If you don’t have “Ok Google” on your phone, then you first need the Google app. The Google app adds the ability to utter “Ok Google” to conduct inquiries and searches with your voice (but only from the app).
Microsoft has been readying its latest update to Office for Mac, and recently released its first preview. We decided to give it a whirl and wanted uninstall Office 2011 to avoid any conflicts. Much to our surprise, uninstalling Office 2011 for Mac is a terribly complicated affair.
Last year was a big year for drones causing many of us to sit up and take notice, and 2015 should be even bigger. This leads to many privacy issues that we need to start seriously considering.
OS X’s Finder seems pretty simple by all outward appearances, but it’s actually got a lot of different parts that you have to know about to effectively use it. A good way to master the Finder is to take advantage of its preferences.
Cloud services are all basically the same, upload your files, and they sync to other clients connected to it. Sometimes accidents still happen and the wrong files are deleted. Luckily, deleted files aren’t always gone forever.
If you’ve used OS X recently, you may have noticed tags now have a distinct presence in the Finder. Maybe you’re thinking, “huh? tags?” (it’s a fair response), but actually, tags are an excellent way to categorize, sort, and instantly find your important stuff.