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How to restore your iPhone or iPad with iTunes

How to restore your iPhone or iPad with iTunes

If you're having software issues with your iPhone or iPad and you've exhausted all your basic troubleshooting options, restoring it brand new is a good idea. You'd also want to restore your device new if you plan on selling it or passing it down to someone else. Normally you can wipe an iPhone or...
iCloud Photo Library and Photo Stream: What's the difference?

iCloud Photo Library and Photo Stream: What's the difference?

When Apple released iOS 8.1, the company included beta access to its new iCloud Photo Library service. With iCloud Photo Library, you can store all your photos in iCloud with no limits, unlike the traditional Photo Stream we've been accustomed to for the past few years. As long as you have enough...
How to hide (and rearrange) Instagram filters

How to hide (and rearrange) Instagram filters

Instagram's new 6.4 update not only brought new filters (gasp) for the first time in years, it also brought the ability to rearrange your favorite filters and even hide those you don't like. (Sorry, Kelvin.) Setting up your perfect list of filters to choose from is easy — just follow these simple...
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How to record phone calls on your Mac

How to record phone calls on your Mac

If you're in a business — as I am — where you occasionally conduct interviews over the phone, or want to remember brainstorming sessions with a friend, you may wish to record your calls. In the past, this was a bit of a pain with iPhone calls, since iOS apps can't hijack your audio signal. You...
How to use Passbook: The ultimate guide

How to use Passbook: The ultimate guide

Passbook is Apple's digital wallet. It collects all your tickets, boarding passes, and coupons, all in one place. With Apple Pay in the U.S., Passbook will even store your credit and debit cards. Location aware, Passbook can conveniently present appropriate cards for you right on the lock screen...
How to enable or disable automatic updates for Passbook cards

How to enable or disable automatic updates for Passbook cards

Many different Passbook cards auto-update on their own without requiring you to do anything: Your balance will refresh on your Starbucks card, and if your gate changes at the airport, Passbook will alert you appropriately. If a pass isn't automatically updating, however, or you'd rather manually...
How to hide (and rearrange) Instagram filters

How to hide (and rearrange) Instagram filters

Instagram's new 6.4 update not only brought new filters (gasp) for the first time in years, it also brought the ability to rearrange your favorite filters and even hide those you don't like. (Sorry, Kelvin.) Setting up your perfect list of filters to choose from is easy — just follow these simple...
How to disable location services for Passbook on your iPhone

How to disable location services for Passbook on your iPhone

Passbook for iPhone may be a great tool for managing boarding passes, reward cards, and more, but some people just aren't comfortable with it being able to see their location. You can manage location notifications for specific Passbook passes but if you really don't want Passbook itself using...
How to install Windows 10 on the Mac without spending a dime

How to install Windows 10 on the Mac without spending a dime

In the summer of 2014, Apple offered enrollees in its AppleSeed program a chance to try out the public beta of OS X Yosemite long before its actual release. Now, you can do the same thing for Microsoft's forthcoming release of Windows 10. What's more, it's almost trivial to install on the Mac,...
How to reorder Passbook and Apple Pay cards on iPhone

How to reorder Passbook and Apple Pay cards on iPhone

Passbook is a convenient way to organize your loyalty cards, boarding passes, tickets, and even your Apple Pay-linked credit cards in one place. Once you start accumulating a lot of items in Passbook, however, you may find it gets rather cluttered. Luckily, you can sort and reorder Passbook cards...
How to share a Passbook card on your iPhone

How to share a Passbook card on your iPhone

If you use Passbook on a regular basis to store things such as boarding passes, your hotel reservation, or any other kind of information, there are likely times when you want to easily share that information with someone else. Whether that's sending an Airbnb reservation with someone else...
How to access and use Passbook cards on your iPhone

How to access and use Passbook cards on your iPhone

After you've added cards to Passbook you'll probably want to use them at your favorite places such as Starbucks, the drug store, and even at the movie theatre. To do so, all you need is your iPhone and the Passbook app! How to access and use Passbook cards on your iPhone Launch the Passbook...
How to add a card to Passbook on iPhone

How to add a card to Passbook on iPhone

If you've got an iPhone, you've got Passbook built right in. With Passbook you can add rewards cards, payment cards via Apple Pay, and more. Some apps even use Passbook as a convenient way to view information at a glance. All you have to do to get started is add a few cards! How to add cards...

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