Pro Tip: How to save web pages to iBooks for offline viewing

I’m a big fan of getting instructions off the internet: recipes, directions on car maintenance, or video game walkthroughs, for example. The problem is that you need to be online to view them. Now in iOS 9, however, there’s a way to save web pages to a handy, offline-friendly PDF file. The next time you’re […]

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How to turn off El Capitan’s ‘shake to find’ mouse cursor feature

When I lose track of my mouse cursor, I’ve always just wiggled it a bit to find it on the screen. It’s a natural gesture, and Apple’s capitalized on it with its new “shake to find” feature in El Capitan. If you’re constantly shaking your mouse or swiping quickly on your mousepad, maybe while gaming […]

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Pro Tip: Avoid data overage charges with this hidden iOS 9 setting

iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist feature helps when you’re connected to a slow Wi-Fi connection by kicking in your cellular data network to help things seem a bit snappier. The problem is that it can also rack up some data charges if you end up going over your data cap. If you’ve got a limited data […]

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Pro Tip: Make iOS 9 keyboard all caps again

I can’t stand the new lowercase keyboard in iOS 9. It’s a fairly useless change to begin with, as it doesn’t make anything easier. Sure, it shows whether you’ve pressed the Shift key or not, but the new Shift key is also improved, making the lower-case option an aesthetic one rather than functional. So, if […]

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How to skip those skimpy mobile versions of websites

Using the mobile web is an uneven affair in terms of what you’ll see once your little blue progress bar slides across the page to let you know your page has loaded. Some sites give you a crippled version of the original, making sure you can’t find any information on them at all. Looking for […]

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Apple quietly asks a small group to return their Apple TVs

Looks like a small amount of third-generation Apple TVs, the ones on sale right now, are being quietly recalled by Apple. There hasn’t been a public notice of any recall, which could mean that there are only a few select units that are defective. If yours is among the faulty Apple TVs, chances are you’ll […]

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These ideas for Apple Watch faces are totally ‘mathematical’

The thing about the Apple Watch is that it’s got a limited number of functional, classy watch faces for you to swipe through and use during your day. It does not have a ton of wacky and totally personalized faces…Read more ›

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Facebook Messenger is about to get its game on

Just when you thought you were safe from ceaseless notifications from Farmville players, Facebook has let it be known that it is planning to add gaming apps to its secondary Messenger app. You know, the one you had to install…Read more ›



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