Let's talk about the beta of iOS 9! And let's specifically go over a new setting that'll let us determine more precisely how our battery life is being used. If you've ever been curious to see which apps are eating up your battery in the background, now you beta testers can know for sure. We've got energy-saving happiness for you in today's Quick Tip.
If you're lucky you have some HomeKit compatible hardware in your home. If you're less lucky, you might need to troubleshoot it. Kelly helps you reset your devices and get back to living in The Future.
Do Not Disturb can come in really handy when you need your iPhone to be quiet for a little while. It gets even more useful when you can also schedule periods of full ninja. Kelly explains how to set things up.
As he promised last week, in this week's Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves he tells you how he does it (with "it" being backing up several terabytes of data).
For today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt's got some El Capitan awesomeness for those of you who are testing out the beta. Within El Cap's version of Safari, we can now easily find and mute tabs that have audio playing, and we don't even have to search around to figure out which is the noisy offender! Come on in and read about this nifty new feature.
Adding new ringtones and alert tones to your iPhone isn't a bid deal, but what if you want custom vibration alerts? That's easy, too, and everything you need is already on your iPhone.
Popular automation/monitoring service If This Then That has a new app called DO, that creates "DO Buttons" for basic controls. Kelly shows how to use a DO Button to toggle an Air Conditioner from your lock screen.
If you've finally sorted out what happens to your music when you cancel your iTunes Match or Apple Music subscription—like maybe from TMO's infographic explaining it all—but have no idea which songs in your iTunes library are yours and which come from Apple Music, we've got you covered. Read on to learn how to see which songs in your iTunes library are streaming, stored locally, or downloaded from Apple Music.
Apple gave its website a major overhaul that does away with the distinct online store we've known for years. That means you can't use the store.apple.com subdomain and browse products; instead, you'll now find buy buttons scattered around the Apple site that let you add products to your shopping bag. Read on to see how Apple's new shopping experience works.
You just can't depend on your friends having the good sense to delete your browsing history if you die, can you? No, you can't. Because of that, Melissa Holt's latest Quick Tip is about how you can tell Safari to clear your history on a schedule, so at least your ghost won't have to worry too much about that one time you searched for that thing you like.
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