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PSA: Turn Off RCS Before Switching to a New Phone

RCS is the upgraded version of SMS that’s available on many Android devices today. However, it’s still not universal, and that can cause some issues. If you’re switching phones, you may want to turn off RCS first….

How to Use an Apple HomePod as an Intercom

Siri lets you use your HomePod or HomePod mini to send messages to others in your household, provided they’re within earshot of a smart speaker. This feature is called Intercom, and you can use it from any device that support…

How to Stream ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’

Since its 1973 premiere on CBS, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving has been a holiday TV staple. This year, after decades of airing on broadcast and cable channels, this special and other Peanuts animated short films moved exclusiv…

How to Change Your AirDrop Name on iPhone and iPad

AirDrop lets you quickly transfer files wirelessly between iPhones, iPads, and Macs. When you share a document, the recipient will see the name of the sending device. If you’d like to change your AirDrop name, it only takes a…

How to Run iPhone and iPad Apps on Mac

If you own a Mac powered by Apple Silicon (such as the M1 processor), you no longer need to take out your iPhone or iPad to run some of your favorite mobile apps. As long as you’re running macOS 11Big Sur or newer, you can d…
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