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Category: How to

  1. Changing your router’s DNS settings to increase speed and security

    At times, you may experience slow hiccups while trying to use the internet from your home…

  2. Changing your Wi-Fi channel to boost speed

    If your home Wi-Fi has slowed to a crawl, there are all kinds of possible reasons why…

  3. How to change your Apple ID

    Many of us still have the same email address associated with our Apple ID…

  4. Controlling Apple TV with your Apple Watch is a sublime experience

    You can control your Apple TV right from your wrist using the Remote app on Apple Watch…

  5. Tips for the new Apple TV you’ve probably never used

    Apple packs all kinds of features inside every iOS device and Apple TV really is no exception…

  6. How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

    By following these five steps you can see just how much Google knows about you…

  7. Update to iOS 9.3.1 immediately

    Alert: If You’re Not On iOS 9.3.1 – UPDATE NOW…

  8. How fast are striped RAID Flash drives on your Mac?

    Last week, I looked at whether partitioning or formatting USB flash drives in other ways made a difference…

  9. What happens when you don’t switch your iPhone to Airplane Mode?

    Airline passengers are repeatedly told to switch their mobile phones to flight mode…

  10. Siri bug lets anyone spy on your iPhone 6s/Plus contacts and photos

    A bug in Siri allows anyone to bypass a locked iPhone’s passcode and access both the saved contacts and photos…

  11. Disabled Apple ID? Here is what to do about it

    In certain scenarios, your Apple ID may become disabled and you could end up locked out of it…

  12. Things to check if your Mac is running slowly

    Every computer – yes, even Macs – can slow down over time if you’re not maintaining it properly…

  13. How to set up a redundant backup system for your Mac

    Time Machine and clones have different purposes, though you can use them to the same end in the right case…

  14. How your Mac can rip out incriminating and personal data from photos

    Most of us take a photo, save it or share it, perhaps do a little tweaking, editing, and filter enhancements…

  15. Speed up your older Mac by installing OS X on an external SSD

    There’s a reason that my 2010 Mac Air is zippier than my 2011 iMac, and it all comes down to hard drive…

  16. OS X 10 El Capitan tips and tricks

    If you’re upgrading to OS X 10 (El Capitan), or even if you’ve been using it for a while…

  17. Dvorak: You need a VPN, or you’re screwed

    I’ve been using various VPNs for at least 15 years, maybe longer…

  18. Password-protecting Notes in iOS 9.3 and OS X 10.11.4

    Password-protected items in Notes was one of the major features Apple touted for its spring software updates, but…

  19. How to move your Windows PC files to your new Mac

    Before you start, you’ll need an external hard drive that works with both PCs and Macs…

  20. Easy ways to speed up older iPads and iPhones

    While you can’t expect the same performance as you enjoy from newer models, you can get much more from an older iPad…

  21. How to download and keep Mac App Store installers

    Apple expects you to be connected to the Internet if you need to reinstall in future – and that’s not always guaranteed…

  22. How to avoid blinding people at the movies with your Apple Watch

    A recent visit to the movie house taught me how to be even more obnoxious with technology…

  23. How to turn your iPhone into a satellite phone

    Instead of connecting to land-based cell towers, this devices connects to the constellation of communication satellites…

  24. Your browser’s private mode isn’t as secret as you think

    Even when you’re in private mode, you’re still shuttling information between your computer and…

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