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Start or Request Screen Sharing from Messages in Mac OS X

Messages app is generally associated with conversations, but new to OS X Yosemite is a feature which allows Mac users to initiate screen sharing with another Mac user directly from an active iMessage window. This is great for remote collaboration, showing off something on your computer, a file transfer between remote Macs, or even for … Read More

Why does Apple strip dictation from third-party keyboards in iOS 8?

If you’ve installed a third-party keyboard on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8, you might have noticed a strange omission: While you can communicate in animated GIFs or Klingon, you can’t dictate into any keyboard not made by Apple.…

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Don’t Want to Update your Mac to OS X Yosemite? Hide the Update from the App Store

While many Mac users have updated to OS X Yosemite, a notable amount have chosen to stay on OS X Mavericks or Mountain Lion for a variety of reasons, and some have even had to downgrade due to frustrations or incompatibilities that were experienced with the new version of OS X. Whatever the reason, if … Read More

Got an iPhone 4s or iPad 2? Why you should never upgrade from iOS 7

When Apple first released iOS 8 to the general public, more than a few people with older devices such as the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and iPad mini noticed that it slowed their devices down to a crawl. When Apple…

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From pixels to polygons: the fascinating evolution of video game graphics

If you’ve been alive in the past fifty years or so, you’ve played a video game. It’s a primarily visual art form that uses current-day technologies to provide ever-evolving gaming experiences across generations. This new series of short, ten-minute videos…

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Delete Specific Pages from Safari History in iOS

Safari in iOS has always had the ability to clear all browser history on the iPhone and iPad, but up until the latest versions of iOS, it was either delete all history or nothing. That has changed however, and if you would rather selectively delete individual pages from history instead of clearing out all browser … Read More

How to restart or send your Mac to sleep from Spotlight

Pulling up apps and finding files is super easy on OS X Yosemite thanks to the new Spotlight feature, and thanks to GitHub user slong1987, you can now use Spotlight shortcuts to shutdown, restart, logout and put your Mac to…

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5 classic Universal monster movies you’ll love and 4 you should run away from

Now that Universal has decided to go the Marvel route and create its own cinematic universe starring the classic movie studio’s own popular monsters like Frankenstein and The Wolf Man, we thought it might be a good time to reach…

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Vainglory game from iPhone 6 event finally lands in the App Store

Super Evil Megacorp stole the show during Apple’s iPhone 6 keynote in September thanks to ‘Scarf Guy’ and the kick ass MOBA he was demoing called Vainglory. Now they’re ready to steal your afternoon, by making their highly anticipated game…

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Instantly Share Your Current Location from Messages on iPhone

If you’ve ever tried to give directions to someone when you aren’t that good at it, or maybe aren’t entirely sure where you are let alone how to get there, you know how frustrating of an experience that can be. Fortunately you can avoid that situation entirely now though thanks to a great location sharing … Read More