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When Is the Right Time to Buy a New Mac?

Apple tends to march to the beat of its own drum when it comes to new and updated product releases. You’ve come to expect a new iPhone every October, but what about the company’s less “popular” products, like the iMac or Mac …

How to Safely Clean Your Nasty Game Controllers

Game controllers are magnets for dirt and grime. It doesn’t matter if you take really good care of your pads, they’ll eventually need a deep clean to remove skin, debris, and bacteria. Here’s how to do it without damaging you…

The 6 Best Free Video Conferencing Apps

If you suddenly find yourself working from home or another remote location, you’re going to miss those interactions with other people. Video conferencing can help by allowing you to talk face-to-face, even if it is via a scre…

How to Disinfect Your Smartphone

You probably don’t clean your smartphone as much as you should. Whether you’re concerned about coronavirus or just common flu and cold germs, regularly disinfecting your smartphone will help lower your overall risk of getting…

How to Edit Videos on Your iPhone or iPad

It’s easier than ever to edit and share videos directly from your iPhone or iPad. In iOS 13, Apple added a range of new video-editing tools. You can now crop, rotate, and perform other video-editing actions without a third-pa…

When Will Buying an 8K TV Be Worth It?

You’ve barely peeled the protective film off your 4K TV, and already the conversation has switched to the next big thing: 8K. So, what exactly is 8K, and how long will it be before it’s worth upgrading?…

How to Use Control Center on Your iPhone or iPad

Your iPhone’s Control Center has a handy collection of shortcuts you can always access with a single swipe. You can use it to skip songs, toggle Airplane mode, or record what’s happening on the screen in just a few taps….

How to Spot a Text Message Scam

The average person these days is savvy enough to spot an email scam, which is why scammers have turned to text messages. Smishing (phishing via SMS) is on the rise, but here’s how you can avoid falling prey to it….

How to Swipe Type on an iPhone or iPad

Did you know you can now swipe type on your iPhone or iPad keyboard? This feature is enabled by default, but if you haven’t tried it yet, give it a shot! You might be surprised how much easier (and faster) it allows you to ty…

How to Set Up a Mac for Your Kids

Providing children with access to a computer and the internet is increasingly important, but so is protecting them. Setting boundaries and fostering a healthy relationship with technology can seem tough, but macOS has built-i…
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