News, Tips and TricksFor Mac, iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch.
For your most important accounts, things like email, social media, cloud services, and banking, you should go beyond a password and protect them with two-step verification. Learn more on our blog.
Don’t be embarrassed by a phone call in the theater, constant text messages while at the doctor, or email notifications during a presentation—in both iOS and macOS, you can use Do Not Disturb to drop a cone of silence manually or on a schedule. Learn more on our blog.
Don’t you hate fine print that’s too small to read comfortably? iOS 10 can turn your iPhone or iPad into a magnifying glass! Press the Home button three times quickly to bring up the Magnifier and then point the camera at what you want to see. Read more on our blog.
If you’re overwhelmed by email, check out the new filter feature in the Mail app in both macOS 10.12 Sierra and iOS 10. It gives you preset filters that show matching messages and hide everything else so you can focus on a subset of messages. Read more on our blog.
The iPhone’s flashlight is one of its most popular low-tech features, but have you ever wished you could make it brighter or dimmer? Now you can, at least on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models in iOS 10! Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control...
Up to 10 hours of battery life1. Intel core i5 processors and only 3.02 pounds (Touch Bar models). Up to 17x faster than a 5400-rpm notebook hard drive. The new MacBook Pro is faster and more powerful than before, yet remarkably thinner and lighter.4 It has the...
Apple just announced new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with an entirely new input device, the Touch Bar, that replaces the function keys above the keyboard and includes a Touch ID sensor. Check out our blog to learn what the Touch Bar can do for you, and what else is cool about the new MacBook Pros.
For whatever reason, Apple didn’t see fit to enable the “Hey, Siri” trigger for Siri in macOS Sierra, but there’s a sneaky way you can configure your Mac to be able to invoke Siri without using the keyboard or mouse. We have step-by-step instructions on our blog.
3D Touch seemed a bit gimmicky in iOS 9 and when only the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus supported it, but with the release of iOS 10 and the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple and third-party developers are incorporating 3D Touch throughout the iPhone experience. Learn how to take advantage of it on our blog.
In macOS Sierra, you can use Desktop and Documents folder syncing via iCloud Drive to create unified Desktop and Documents folders across all your Macs, and as an added bonus, you can access the contents of those folders from all your iOS devices. But you should be aware of the ramifications of enabling this feature before you do so—read more on our blog.
If you’re running iOS 10, try the new Widgets screen, where you can access a custom set of useful little apps from the Lock screen or the Home screen. It takes only a moment to set up and is one of the best new features in iOS 10. Learn more on our blog.
One of the tiny changes in Sierra is an option to change how items sort in Finder windows. If you find it frustrating to hunt for folders mixed in among files in a large file listing, you can now switch to the Finder, choose Finder > Preferences, click the Advanced...