Your smartphone already does an amazing variety of stuff. It’s your camera, navigation guide, compass, it can even serve as an impromptu level so all your pictures hang straight. You may not know that it can also function as a barometer or altimeter, too.
Being able to share documents so as to collaborate is an invaluable, understated ability in today’s office applications. Apple’s iWork office suite is no different, which includes the ability to share not only from OS X but iCloud as well.
There may be rare occasions in which you want to Quit the Finder completely–maybe to clean your cluttered desktop for a screenshot, or to close a bunch of Finder windows at once. But by default, the Finder doesn’t have a Quit option.
The iPhone and iPad have a cool accessibility feature that actually lets you control the device with a tilt of your head. This is obviously useful if you have limited use of your hand and arms, but it’s also great for people who get their hands wet or dirty and don’t want to touch their valuable electronics.
While you can certainly click around OS X to find whatever you need, there’s nothing easier or more efficient than the time-tested Spotlight. Spotlight is easier to use than you might think, thanks to its new natural language search.
Today we bring you a neat little trick: You can set a moving screensaver as your desktop wallpaper on OS X. All it requires is a single Terminal command and a few seconds of time.
You probably have had experience when you’re trying to spell an odd word that isn’t in the dictionary, and your iPhone keeps autocorrecting it to how it thinks it should be spelled. It might be time to teach it what you’re trying to say.
We’re fond of any app that will allow you to save a webpage to read later, and there are many ways to do it. If you use an Apple device, however, you don’t need anything other than Safari.
It’s no secret that a lot of people use Google and its services for a wide array of things, and in the process, Google is able to collect a dizzying amount of information from and about us.
Preview, the image viewer that comes preloaded with every Mac, is one of the best and most feature-rich default image viewers available. So, it shouldn’t be a big surprise that it can do color corrections as well.
If you’ve ever wanted to listen to podcasts on your Sonos speakers, then there are actually several ways to stream them, be it from the Internet, your computer, or from a mobile device such as a phone or tablet.
Despite reports to the contrary, Internet Explorer is still very much alive. While it’s browser share has steadily eroded over time, it still commands a 15% share, which means there are quite a few people out there using it.
If you have a large Steam library, then you may be running out of space, or maybe you have it located on an old, slower spinning hard drive. Whatever the case, you can painlessly move your Steam collection to a new location.
If you have your Mac set up to receive texts and phone calls via Handoff, then you might have discovered that the default ringtone for calls is Opening, which you can easily change it in just a few simple steps.
You probably know about the mute switch on the side of your iPhone, and you may even know about the Do Not Disturb feature. These features may seem to do more or less the same thing–keep notifications from bugging you–but they have a few distinct differences.
Using the Terminal in OS X is probably the most powerful and immediate way to affect deep changes on your Mac. If you’re a fan of using the command line, then it’s always nice to learn a new trick.
Animated GIFs are everyone’s new favorite way of expressing themselves. They’ve become the moving equivalent of the emoticon, so it can be helpful to know how to create your own.
If you use your iPhone’s speakerphone for the majority of your calls, then you might be a little tired of having to always tap the speaker button. Luckily, you can set it so that calls go to speaker every time.
Photos for OS X is already a fairly full-featured application, but with extensions that you can easily add in just a few clicks, you can make it do even more.
Ever since Windows 10 came out, Windows 7 and 8 users have been bombarded with upgrade notifications, thanks to a little Windows icon in their system trays called GWX (“Get Windows 10”). Here is how to remove that icon and avoid the pushy notifications.
If you use a Mac, then you well know by now that keyboard shortcuts are an essential component to mastering OS X. Nowhere is this more true than Safari, where keyboard shortcuts make quick work of many routine web browsing tasks.
Apple products come preinstalled with an email client that can, on occasion, be quite smart. Today we want to show you another great feature: suggestions for event and contacts.