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Apple has expanded its in-store trade-in program to include non-Apple smartphones. That trade-in program will now accept even that lame Android device you weren't able to give away to your friends and family.
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People are already switching from Android to iOS in impressive numbers, this is just another way for Apple to pave the road to iOS.
Back in the day you could tell who the serious Mac users were because they had the skills to customize the icons for their hard drive and other icons. You can do the same in OS X, and it's even easier now. Kelly explains how to swap out icons, and sources for more.
Kelly helped you find ways to clear out your old cables, and your old handheld/mobile gear. Today we're on to the biggest items on the list, previous computers. Choose which option is right for you and your stack of hardware.
Now that we've wrangled all those now unnecessary cables, it's time to chip away at the devices that go with them. If you have some old iPhones or even feature phones tucked away, now's the time to set them free. Kelly explains the digital equivalent of sending them off to a farm in the country.
Odds are good if you have been a technology user for any length of time, you have extra cables laying around. What should you do with them? Kelly has a few ideas to help you clean out those drawers.
Boinx Software has released their crowdfunded app PartySnapper. Kelly spent some time with it and has the scoop on this new way to share and stream photos.
Kelly took a poll of TMO towers to see which Apple Watch was going to be the most popular. It should surprise no one that virtually everybody will be making that purchase, but aside from that the answers tended to vary about which one and why.
You know that odd row of "stuff" in your Finder windows that doesn't seem very useful? Kelly introduces you to what's there now, and shows you how to bend it to your will.
In the Finder, there are four window views available. Each one has its advantages, Kelly explains the difference and what might be helpful from each one.
So, it's no secret that I love comic books, and comic book movies, so an opportunity to talk about Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr, shall not be missed. A video RDJ posted on Twitter features Alex, a seven year-old kid with a partially developed right arm. He's showing up to meet with Albert Manero, who builds 3D printed bionic limbs for kids and donates them to those kids through the Limbitless Solutions organization. What Alex doesn't know is that this latest version of his arm is being presented to him by Iron Man. When he arrives, they chat briefly and then Robert Downey Jr offers to compare his suit's arm to Alex's new arm, each housed in a box labelled Stark Industries. This is so fun to watch, check out the video below.