iPhone 6s/6s Plus: How to Use 3D Touch

8:55 AM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · Tips

How to use 3D Touch on your iPhone 6s

Today's Quick Tip is all about some nifty ways you can Peek and Pop your way to screen-pressing happiness with the fancy new iPhones. Yes, we know that sentence makes us sound crazy (at best). We blame Apple for giving their features such…interesting monikers.

10 Apps with 3D Touch for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

8:45 PM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · Tips

If you have a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you may be itching to play with 3D Touch, the whole-screen implementation of Force Touch that comes in the new devices. We put together a list of ten apps to make it easy for you to check it out.

Here Are All the iPhone 6 Cases We Tried & Fit Our New 6s [Update]

9:05 PM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

iPhone 6s shipped on Friday, and the first thing we did (after setting up our new devices, of course) was test out iPhone 6 cases to make sure they fit. The iPhone 6s is 0.2 mm thicker than the iPhone 6—case manufacturers have been quick to say iPhone 6 cases will fit iPhone 6s, but we wanted to test it for ourselves. [Updated with the Seidio Obex Waterproof Case.]

Upgrading to an iPhone 6s? Don’t Forget to Backup First

10:58 AM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

If you're getting a new iPhone be sure to back up your old one first

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pre-orders are arriving today, and you can buy Apple's latest smartphone in stores now, too. Before you activate your shiny new iPhone, however, you need to back up your old one. That'll ensure you see everything you expect on your new phone after you finish the setup process.

watchOS 2: Muting Activity Alerts

8:55 AM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

You can temporarily mute Apple Watch reminders

The Apple Watch's activity notifications are helpful and healthful, but if you're having a day when they're annoying you rather than motivating you, you're in luck. With the newest version of watchOS, we can now mute those sorts of pop-ups temporarily! That's the subject of today's Quick Tip.

OS X El Capitan: 3 Steps to Get Ready

9:14 AM, Sep. 22nd, 2015 · · Tips

How to prepare for the OS X El Capitan upgrade

We're counting down the days until OS X El Capitan is released. Hurry up, September 30th! In the meantime, though, we want to make sure your Macs are ready for the transition. Are you sure that your old apps will function under 10.11? Have you backed up recently? (Please say yes.) Come check out our three Quick Tips on how to prepare for Apple's upcoming release.

iOS 9: Content-Aware Reminders with Siri

3:20 PM, Sep. 17th, 2015 · · Tips

iOS 9's content aware Siri

iOS 9 is here! Whoo-hoo! To celebrate, we've got a Quick Tip about one of the new features of Siri: creating reminders based on what you're looking at on your screen. With this, you can have your device remind you about webpages, emails, locations, messages, and so on. It's pretty much the bee's knees.

How to Install watchOS 2.0

11:17 AM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · Tips

How to install watchOS 2.0 on your Apple Watch

watchOS 2.0 promises to make our Apple Watches even cooler and more useful. That's great, assuming you can figure out how to get it installed. There isn't an updater utility on Apple Watch, but it isn't difficult to install. Read on to learn how.