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How to Convert Text to Emoji in Messages on iPhone

Emojifying words and messages is one of the many new fun features of Messages in iOS. With a simple trick, you can choose words to replace them with Emoji icons, converting a generic text message into a colorful message intermixed with Emojis. The Emoji text replacement tool works on iPhone and iPad as long as … Read More

4 Ways to Convert PDF to Word DOCX in Mac OS

Have you ever received a PDF file that you would like to convert to a Word DOC or DOCX format? Typically this is necessary when you have PDF that you want to edit the contents of a bit, maybe a resume or a thesis, but of course the PDF could be more complex. If you’re … Read More

How to Save or Convert Word Doc to PDF on Mac

There may come a time when you need to save or convert a Microsoft Word Doc or DOCX file to PDF format from a Mac. The advantages to saving a Word DOC as PDF are notable in that the PDF file becomes universally readable by any operating system with a PDF reader, even without the … Read More

Convert Currency in Spotlight Search for iOS

Spotlight Search for iOS now has the ability to perform currency calculations and conversions using up to date exchange rates. This is a handy built-in feature for travelers, anyone who needs to exchange money, and those who work across borders, and it’s built right into the latest versions of Spotlight for iOS on iPhone, iPad, … Read More

How to Convert a Live Photo to Still Photo on iPhone

The Live Photos feature on new iPhone cameras is fun and interesting as it turns a still photo into a short live action clip automatically. While you can turn the Live Photos feature off and on easily with a quick toggle, another approach is to not think about it by leaving the feature on, then … Read More

Can Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 convert a hardcore iPhone fan?

After unboxing and filming the review for the Samsung Galaxy S7, I realized that I had never used Android as a daily driver. I had always sided with iOS in any “fanboy” debates, and I had never given the little green robot a chance. To change this, I set myself the challenge of using Android and the […]

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How to Convert plist Files to XML or Binary in Mac OS X

Plist files contain preference specifics and properties relevant to a particular application or portion of Mac OS X system software. Depending on where the plist file is located and what function they serve, they can either be in XML format, binary format, and sometimes even json. For users who need to modify a plist file … Read More

This Nintendo phone concept would totally convert me to Android

Nintendo has been incredibly slow to embrace mobile. The gaming company announced that it will finally release a game on iOS — even though it probably won’t be as good as you were expecting — but this Nintendo Wii M concept has me wishing they’d just get serious about mobile and make their own smartphone. […]

Download and convert YouTube videos for free with MacX Video Converter Pro

This post is brought to you by Digiarty, creator of MacX Video Converter Pro. Sometimes you see a great video online and you’ve just got to have your very own copy. MacX YouTube Downloader, a free tool from Digiarty, can… Read more ›