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A battalion chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection was reunited with his family after they fled their burning home — thanks to Apple’s “Find my iPhone” feature. Paul Duncan was on a job fighting a forest fire in Hidden Valley, California, when he received a panicked call from his wife saying […]

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Tim Cook may have told us that the iPad Pro was the “biggest news in iPad since the original iPad,” but you wouldn’t necessarily know that based on the initial availability of the plus-sized tablet. According to a report, Apple is experiencing panel shortages for the device — meaning that it is likely that iPad Pro shipments will […]

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How to find the exact setting you need in iOS 9

iOS has so many settings in one app, it’s kind of ridiculous. Whether you want to change preferences for an app or the operating system itself, a trip to the crowded Settings app can often be a frustrating experience. iOS 9 — still in beta — has a solution for that information overload though: Search. […]

The quickest way to find images with iOS 9

In previous versions of iOS, finding your photos was a bit tricky, especially as you started to amass them in the thousands, what with having a high-quality camera in your pocket at all times. In iOS 9, currently in public beta, the Photos app has gotten a new way to find the photo you’re looking […]

Apple’s quarterly earnings call is set to take place later today, but one set of figures we’re not expecting to get are the initial Apple Watch sales, which Apple has already acknowledged will be hidden in the “other products” category… Read more ›

You won’t find these Apple Music albums on Spotify

Taylor Swift fans aren’t the only ones with reasons to celebrate Apple Music. Apple’s new streaming service boasts over 30 million songs. That’s according to the company, anyway; we definitely haven’t counted them. And even though it’s only a day… Read more ›

There are some situations where knowing exactly what wireless networks a Mac has connected to and when that connection was last established can be helpful. We’ll demonstrate how to uncover a comprehensive listing of specifics about previously joined wi-fi networks, which will include the last connection date and time (to the second!), if the network … Read More

Find Movie Showtimes with Spotlight in Mac OS X

Want to see a movie tonight? Wondering what the showtime are of a movie playing nearby? You can quickly find local movie showtimes by using the Spotlight search feature in Mac OS X. Yes you read that right, the same Spotlight that works as an app launcher and file search engine, can also uncover movie … Read More

How to find your Apple Watch tracking info

Apple Watch preorders are supposed to start delivering on April 24th, but almost everyone we’ve talked to is still seeing a ‘Preparing for shipment’ status on their orders. Tracking information for Apple Watch orders still haven’t been sent out yet, however,… Read more ›