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[How To] Setup Apple Pay on Your iPhone with iOS 8.1

With the release of iOS 8.1 today, you can now use your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to make contactless payments at supported retailers, without ever having to pull out your wallet. In the video above, my friend JohnRoss shows a quick demo ordering some terrible food at McDonalds, and paying with his Chase [...]

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[How To] Make and Receive Calls Through Your iPhone, On Your Mac, via Continuity

One of the big new features, called Continuity, rolling out with OS X Yosemite is the ability for Mac users to make and receive phone calls, to or from their iPhone, with their Mac. It’s a feature that really drives home the tight integration Apple is going for between desktop and mobile, and one of [...]

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How To Show and Hide Recent Contacts from The App Switcher on iOS 8

iOS 8 first became available yesterday, September 17th, as a free update for everyone with iPhone 4s and newer and iPad 2 and newer. It’ll also come included out of the box on all new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, which launch in-stores tomorrow. One of the new features getting a lot of [...]

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How To: Stop Videos From Automatically Playing in the Facebook App for iPhone

If you’re tired of scrolling down through your News Feed and having videos automatically start playing, the good news is: there’s a fix. While it may not seem like much, especially if you don’t watch the full video, letting these play can slowly but surely eat up your data allowance for the month if you’re [...]

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How to: Stop Videos from Automatically Playing in the Facebook App for Android

Facebook users with the official iOS or Android app: this one’s for you. Well, more specifically, this post is for Android users. iPhone peeps: we’ll have part 2 coming soon for you. [Link will be here] If you’re tired of scrolling down through your News Feed and having videos automatically start playing, the good news [...]

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How To Use Google Now To Help You Lose Weight

We all know the hard it is to make healthy food choices, and the added difficulty if you are constantly on the go. There are so many apps available to help you track your calories. Did you know that you can ask Google Now about nutritional information? No need to download a separate app at [...]

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How To: Save A Google Map On Your iOS Or Android

iOS Download Google Maps for iOS Open Google Maps and click on the icon just to the right of the search bar. Scroll all the way to the bottom, and click “Save map to use offline.” You will then be able to zoom in or out. Any area will be saved to your phone. Of course, [...]

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How to: Watch TV Shows Like Top Gear on BBC from the US

I’m a huge fan of Top Gear. Not the lame, knock off version put on here in the U.S., but the version that airs on BBC 2 in the UK. The version with Jeremy, Richard, James, and the Stig. Basically, the only version that matters. If, like me, you want to watch Top Gear live [...]

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[App Review] Photographers: Plan For Better Pictures With PhotoPills

Whether you’re in a familiar location or on the other side of the world, you want to be most efficient in planning times and locations for when to capture the best photos. If you’ve been keeping up with me on Twitter, you know I’m currently on a backpacking trip around the world. I’m shooting mostly [...]

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[How To] Save Money On Printer Ink By Changing Your Font

Although times are changing and many of us don’t print as much as we used to, there’s an easy way to save yourself some cash by using less ink on the occasions when you DO have to have a physical printed copy of something. It was none other than a 14-year old student here in [...]

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