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Move over sci-fy! The world of the future is here today. We’re surrounded by smart TVs, phones, watches, cars, houses, and hundreds of others interconnected devices. With the whole world at our fingertips, it’s more important than ever to stay safe, stay informed, and stay on top of the latest and greatest.

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Here’s How to Find Lost AirPods

The music doesn't have to stop here. There's an easy way to find your favorite earbuds in minutes.

Is Apple Scanning Your iPhone Photos? Here’s What You Need to Know

Experts explain Apple's controversial new plan to scan your iPhone photos—and what it could mean for your privacy.


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How to Spot Apple ID Phishing Scams

Once you know what to look for, you won't take the bait of a fake Apple email.


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This Is What the “I” in iPhone Stands for

There's actually more than one meaning!


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Is Apple Pay Safe?

Thanks to Apple Pay, making payments and transferring cash is easier than ever. But will this app put your financial...

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25 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About

From charging the battery faster to taking a hands-free photo, these are the secret iPhone hacks you'll wish you knew...


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How to Hide Apps on an iPhone

If your home screen is unorganized and hard to navigate, learn how to hide apps on the iPhone so the...

Is My Apple Watch Waterproof?

We know you've frantically wondered this after getting your Apple Watch wet—here's what you need to know.


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How to Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone or iPad

Protect your privacy by hiding sensitive or very personal photographs on your personal technology. It's as easy as accessing your...


14 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPad Could Do

If you're not using these features, you're missing out on the chance to make your iPad experience a whole lot...


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12 Hidden iPhone Features You Never Knew About

These hidden features will change the way you use your phone.

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The Secret iPhone Feature That Could Save Your Life

Hopefully, you'll never have to use it.


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11 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your iPad

You might want to rethink using your iPad without a cover. Learn the surprising ways you’re shortening the life of...


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15 Things You Didn’t Know Your Mac Laptop Could Do

You won’t believe what you’ve been missing—and how much easier it will make your life.


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15 Things You’re Doing to Your iPhone That Apple Experts Wouldn’t

These very common mistakes can cause some very big problems. Avoid them to keep your iPhone running smoothly for as...


25 Free iPhone Wallpapers and Backgrounds You’ll Want to Download Now

Download these free iPhone wallpapers to give your phone a new look and to help you stay focused. These short...

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The iPhone Keyboard Tricks Grammar Nerds Will Appreciate

It's a simple move, but few people even know it exists.


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A Former Apple Exec Reveals How You’re Using Your iPhone Wrong

Former Apple exec Jony Ive knows the iPhone better than anyone. And here's the big mistake he says most users...


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What?! The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

Good news, iPhone users! Your phone has had a hidden mouse all along.


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How to Stop Your iPhone from Getting Slower as It Ages

It’s as simple as going to Settings and clicking a button—but there’s a catch


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6 Ways to Get Rid of Those Annoying iPhone Notifications

Having a ton of apps on your phone is convenient, but a cluttered lock screen is stressful and unnecessary. Try...


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The Clever Trick to Fix That iPhone Bug Everyone’s Talking About

Finally, you'll be able to type "I" without fear.


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Your iPhone’s Calculator Has Had a Secret Feature This Entire Time

This hidden feature could really come in handy.


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Significant Locations: How Your iPhone Knows Where You’ve Been

This feature has existed on the iPhone for years, but hardly anyone knows about it. Here’s how you can see...

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If You Charge Your iPhone Like This, You Could Be Ruining Its Battery

Oh, no! Most people do this every day, and they have no idea the consequences could be this bad.


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Here’s What Makes 200,000 iPhone Users Happy

A new survey of 200,000 iPhone users reveals that some apps can make you very happy, and some, well, some...


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Say These 8 Words to Siri, and She Will Break Out Into Song

The iPhone digital assistant can set alarms, set up reservations, look up words, and apparently sing to you in a...


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This Common Battery-Saving iPhone Hack Actually Hurts Your Charge

Your whole iPhone-owning life has been a lie.


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This Amazing Feature on Your iPhone Could Save Your Life One Day

If you give iPhones a thumbs down, you might swallow your words after seeing what this incredible feature can do.


Apple Debuts New iPhone Feature to Stop Texting While Driving for Good

The tech giant is putting a stop to the deadly distraction.