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How to find the iPhone status bar icons that Apple moved because of the notch

11/18/2018, 08:11 am

The notch is fine but we've lost where we used to look for information on screen because of it. Most of that can be found in new places if you know where to look yet it's far less convenient than it was.

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How to use an iPad or iPad Pro as a monitor for your Mac

11/17/2018, 07:11 am

You're going to need an actual monitor for the very first time you use your Mac mini, but after that you can a few different app combos to use your iPad and even iPhone as a temporary or permanent display. AppleInsider shows you how.

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YouTuber unsurprisingly discovers that if you try to bend an iPad Pro, it will actually break

11/16/2018, 11:11 am

This just in: if you cut, scrape, burn, flex, and smash your iPad Pro there is a chance that it might break. This isn't what AppleInsider usually means by breaking news, but evidently, one YouTuber does.

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How to work with, edit, and share HEIC images without data loss

11/16/2018, 09:11 am

The image format used by iPhones has a lot of advantages but more than a year since its adoption, it's still not fully supported. AppleInsider examines the problems you can face editing HEIC images and what you can do about it.

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Apple earns A+ rating from toxic chemical watchdog

11/15/2018, 05:11 pm

Mind the Store ranks retailers by their use of toxic chemicals in consumer products and how they are -- or are not -- working to reduce them.

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How to automate some frequent tasks to make your Mac work harder for you without spending another dime

11/15/2018, 03:11 pm

Before you even bother with Apple's powerful Automator and AppleScript tools, your Mac is capable of saving you time and speeding up your work every day.

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How to replace Dynamic Desktop with video wallpaper in macOS Mojave

11/13/2018, 08:11 am

If Apple's macOS wallpaper shifts from day to night shots too slowly for you, replace it with video. With just a little preparation, you could have a movie playing on your desktop all day. AppleInsider shows how to do it and then how to stop yourself going mad in the process.

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How to make the most of iCloud's sharing and collaboration tools

11/12/2018, 10:11 am

Apple has many times talked up how you can have two people collaborating on the same document at the same time using iCloud. However, it doesn't seem that collaboration is a big thing inside the company because if it were, Apple people would've surely fixed an enormous missing feature.

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How to use Airpods with Live Listen in iOS 12 to help your hearing

11/11/2018, 11:11 am

Ironically, Apple keeps rather quiet about this feature but whether you're hard of hearing or just in a loud place, Live Listen is remarkable. AppleInsider explains how to get it set up and use it.

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Use your new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil with these updated apps

11/10/2018, 10:11 am

With new hardware, comes app updates to support new features. AppleInsider makes notes, sketches, and diagrams with the latest updates for the third generation iPad Pro, and the second generation Apple Pencil.

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The new Mac mini is a great machine, but a $499 model could serve a larger audience

11/09/2018, 02:11 pm

While the 2018 Mac mini is remarkably powerful and remarkably good value for what it does, you can't call it inexpensive. Now that it's been launched, however, there is an argument for Apple to do something to make it more affordable for education and for the now seemingly-abandoned switcher market.

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How to make a video screensaver for your Mac

11/09/2018, 07:11 am

We've got dynamic desktops but we're stuck with ordinary old screensavers. Except, with the right software and settings, you can replace that with a new video screensaver. AppleInsider explains what you need to do.

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How to use your iPhone to follow the long-term impact of your midterms vote

11/07/2018, 11:11 am

This midterm election saw a rush of new people coming to vote. Political engagement doesn't stop there, though, and your iOS device will help you continue to have your say.

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How to use your iPhone to get to voting locations, and to track the midterms' results

11/05/2018, 02:11 pm

The major ride-sharing companies have special deals to help people get to their nearest voting station, and when you're done, use Apple News to deliver up the minute results.

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Look to the new Mac mini with Thunderbolt 3 to predict what the 'modular' Mac Pro will be

11/05/2018, 08:11 am

There aren't many users who have a real need for the internal expansion options that the old Mac Pro used to give us -- yet they are loud and there will probably be a roar of disappointment when the machine comes out, because we don't think "modular" as it refers to the forthcoming Mac Pro means what some of the devout want it to mean.

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How to write NaNoWriMo this year with the help of Apple technology

11/03/2018, 06:11 am

You're already behind on NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month. That's okay, everybody doing it is going to fall behind at some point before the end of November. The thing is to catch up and to use the tools you've got in your Mac and iOS devices to get you to the finishing line.

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Apple, please move us all to USB-C across the board with the 2019 iPhone

11/01/2018, 08:11 am

Specifically, Apple should adopt USB 3.1 type C or Thunderbolt 3 on every device it sells and let us put this mess behind us. AppleInsider examines just how it could be down to Apple to make this a success for everyone.

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New iPad Pro benchmarks are very close to the 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro

11/01/2018, 08:11 am

Geekbench tests put the new 1TB iPad Pro in sight of the $3,000 15-inch MacBook Pro's single core and multi-core speed, which may restart the conversation about Macs with ARM chips in the future.

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New MacBook Air threatens both MacBook and MacBook Pro with Function Keys

10/31/2018, 12:10 pm

This latest portable does not slot neatly into Apple's existing Mac portable range -- the mix of power and price mean we can expect to see other models change or even die. AppleInsider examines which of Apple's current products are most threatened by this machine.

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Apple's powerful new Mac mini perfectly suits the 'Pro' market, yet the complaints have already started

10/31/2018, 07:10 am

You asked for it and you got it, now let's see if you buy it. The new Mac mini is a fine machine but it's time to find out whether its fans are numerous or just disproportionately loud versus the market it is aimed at.

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