Apple’s TV app, which recently appeared on iOS devices and Apple TV, is meant to help users discover and watch shows across an increasingly expanding lineup of television channels, as well as iTunes movies and shows, in one central app.
If you’ve ever wondered how to record your computer screen and then turn it into an animated GIF, then wonder no more. Here’s everything you need to know about creating GIF screencasts on Windows and Mac.
If you use Apple Watch for your runs, then you know it’s a nice way to keep track of your distance, time, pace, and heart rate. Sometimes however, you might have to stop briefly, forgetting to pause your Watch, giving you inaccurate results.
If you frequently delve into the Finder on macOS, chances are you end up with a bunch of open windows after a while. You could go through, find all these windows, and attend to them one by one, or you can just merge them into one.
When you minimize a window in macOS, it goes to the right edge of your Dock by default. If you’d rather it minimize to the app’s icon, like Windows’ taskbar does, you can alter this behavior in System Preferences.
Copying and pasting text is one of those things everybody who uses a computer needs to know, but even though copy/paste is one of the simplest functions you will learn, it can bring with it one big hassle: special formatting.
The app system in iMessage is really cool, letting you paste content directly into messages that once required several additional steps. If you’re choosy about which apps appear in iMessage, though, you can prevent iMessage from automatically adding them.
Many older (or cheaper) Windows laptops come with traditional mechanical hard drives—which these days, are pretty outdated and slow. Upgrading to a new, super fast solid state drive (or SSD) is the surest way to speed up an old computer. There’s one problem: moving your Windows installation can be tricky, especially since SSDs are often smaller than their traditional hard drive counterparts.
If you find that your old hard drive is bursting at the seams and you want to upgrade to a larger one, it’s really easy to do so without losing any of your data.
Keyboard shortcuts may seem complex and hard to remember, but once you start using them, you’ll wonder how you ever lived doing everything with the mouse. Here are the best keyboard shortcuts on macOS everyone should know.
If you’ve ever logged into your Netflix account on another person’s device, or left it logged in on a device you no longer use, you know how annoying it can be—especially if someone else is watching shows on your account and kicking you off. Here’s how to log out of all Netflix sessions with one simple button.
If you use Spotlight to search for files on your Mac, you might notice that results may often be cluttered with things that are useless or irrelevant. If you want more accurate results from your Spotlight searches, there’s an easy fix.
We all have our favorite podcasts, but we don’t always have time to listen to them. You can however, speed up your podcasts to 1.5x or 2x speed and breeze through them expeditiously.
Have you ever wished you could download Wikipedia in its entirety, and have a copy of it on your personal computer or Android tablet? There’s actually an easy way to do this, though you will need some extra disk space and a little time.
When you receive a message on your iPhone, it will appear on your lock screen. You could unlock your iPhone and open Messages to reply, or you can just reply right there from the lock screen. But this means anyone else can reply to your messages right there from the lock screen, too.
As time goes on, Apple continues to work Siri into more of its products. Its sole domain used to be the iPhone and iPad, then it found its way onto the Apple Watch and Apple TV. Now, Siri is on the Mac, and there are quite a few cool things it can do.
If you use a MacBook, you can add an external display to give yourself more screen real estate. A second display can really help your productivity and make everything feel a little less cramped.
Most people probably already know how to move the cursor on their iPhone or iPad. It’s essential if you make a typo and want to go back to correct your mistake before you send a text or e-mail, but there is an easier way.