Category: technology

  • How to (Remotely) Help Your Family Members With Their New Tech

    How to (Remotely) Help Your Family Members With Their New Tech

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Holiday gifts mean new tech for all, and new tech for all means fresh “tech support” headaches for you! You know your friends and family are going to have issues with their devices and gadgets; it’s one thing to be able to help them in person, but if you live far […]

  • How to Know When Your iPhone Could Be Recording You

    How to Know When Your iPhone Could Be Recording You

    Read full article: at LifeHacker You’ve probably had the (legitimate) fear that your smartphone is listening or watching you. Your iPhone certainly isn’t without privacy risks, and you should absolutely audit your settings and all of your app permissions, but one helpful feature that Apple has built in is a visual warning when your device […]

  • How to Buy Someone a Tech Gift When You Know Nothing About Tech

    How to Buy Someone a Tech Gift When You Know Nothing About Tech

    Read full article: at LifeHacker The holidays are, once again, rapidly approaching, and aside from toys and clothes, tech is always at the top of many people’s wish lists. The problem is, there are a lot of products out there to choose from, and it can be difficult to choose one when you don’t know […]

  • How to (Finally) Use SharePlay to Watch Videos Together on FaceTime

    How to (Finally) Use SharePlay to Watch Videos Together on FaceTime

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Apple’s SharePlay was one of the features that didn’t make it to the final iOS 15 release. But now, with iOS 15.1, it’s out for all iPhone and iPad users (macOS Monterey will receive the update later in the Fall). Read more… Read full article: at LifeHacker

  • 10 of the Worst iPhone Annoyances (and How to Fix Them)

    10 of the Worst iPhone Annoyances (and How to Fix Them)

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Even though iOS works great for most people, it has a lot of minor, frustrating annoyances. With a little bit of effort, though, you can get rid of most of these issues and make your iPhone work for you. Here’s a list of 10 things that are likely to bother […]

  • How to Take More Vibrant Photos on Your iPhone

    How to Take More Vibrant Photos on Your iPhone

    Read full article: at LifeHacker The iPhone takes very natural-looking photos. It doesn’t do a lot of color correction, it doesn’t saturate colors, and it doesn’t increase the contrast by default just to make an image pop. What I’m saying is, the iPhone camera is, by default, a bit basic. Don’t get me wrong: the […]

  • How to Find Your Lost iPhone, Even If It's Turned Off

    How to Find Your Lost iPhone, Even If It's Turned Off

    Read full article: at LifeHacker With the iOS 15 update, Apple is improving the Find My feature even further. This feature normally lets you find, locate, and erase lost Apple devices—but now, certain iPhones that are running iOS 15 will be trackable even after the iPhone is switched off (which is the first thing that […]

  • How to Back Up (and Restore) the Data on Your Apple Watch

    How to Back Up (and Restore) the Data on Your Apple Watch

    Read full article: at LifeHacker A seamless backup and restore process is one of the key advantages of the Apple ecosystem, and that extends to the Apple Watch as well: If you’re switching from an older model to a new one, you can easily restore all of your watch faces and data. But the process […]

  • How to Force Restart or Use ‘Recovery Mode’ on Your iPhone 13

    How to Force Restart or Use ‘Recovery Mode’ on Your iPhone 13

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Now that you’ve got yourself a brand new iPhone 13, it’s time to learn a few basics. We all know that even the latest and greatest hardware doesn’t always work perfectly, so it’s good to know not only how to turn it on and shut it down, but also how […]

  • How to Fix the Express Transit Vulnerability on Your iPhone

    How to Fix the Express Transit Vulnerability on Your iPhone

    Read full article: at LifeHacker I love paying with my iPhone. I use Apple Pay at grocery stores, vending machines, and really anywhere else that’s compatible. However, if you use Apple Pay, too, be warned—a recently discovered security flaw could allow hackers to steal from right from your mobile wallet, particularly if you use public […]