Is there a difference between iOS device data syncing via iCloud and iCloud backups? Or, are they the same? How does one manage all aspects of iOS backups to iCloud? Sandro Cuccia has the answers.
This is why I don't like paying for services through advertising: Google has announced a change in its terms of service that allow the company to use our names, personal information, and likenesses (photographs) in ads for third party companies. Bryan Chaffin explains how to opt-out.
In iOS 7, Safari's integrated URL and search field at the top shows only the primary part of the domain for a website. This tip shows you how to see the full URL.
Managing an Apple ID for any Mac OS X and iOS device user can be an exercise in frustration. A little understanding of how Apple ID works and how to manage one or more Apple ID accounts, goes a long way toward reducing the angst. Sandro Cuccia explains.
In iOS 6 and iOS 7, you can specify which apps are allowed to access your geographic location. However, how does one decide which apps receive that privilege? Here's how to set the restriction as well as some example guidance on how to make a yes/no decision.
It's a "typical Apple touch." That's what developer Matt Gemmell said about something he noticed in Touch ID, and we agree. When you have your Touch ID setting open and have multiple fingerprints registered, touching the Home button will highlight the relevant profile. We'll show you how it works.
For a long time, in Safari, on either a Mac or iOS device, we had a URL field and a search field. We were able to use the search field to search for text on a page being viewed. Safari in iOS changes the methodology, and it's made even more confusing by Safari's Favorites Settings. Here's how it works now.
In iOS Safari, at first, it's perhaps counter-intuitive how to move a folder of bookmarks. However, once you get the hang of it, it's easy. Here's how to do it.
Most of the time, we frame the photo on our iPhone and touch the shutter release button on the display. Or perhaps it's more convenient to use the volume control buttons on the side. However, there are several ways to trip the shutter without even touching your iPhone.
Mail Rules are an important part of automating much of the mindless and repetitive tasks associated with the daily onslaught of incoming email. They help maintain your sanity while letting you concentrate on real work. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to set up and use Mail Rules in Apple’s recently updated iCloud.com web mail.
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