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An iPhone being used on a MacBook as a webcam thanks to Apple's Continuity Camera feature in macOS Ventura.

How to connect an iPhone to a Mac with or without a cable

Need to offload some photos and videos? Here's how to connect your iPhone to your Mac using a USB cable or wireless connection.
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How to download shows and movies from Hulu for offline viewing

Like its competition, the Hulu app lets you download movies and TV shows for offline viewing. Here’s how to do it.
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How to unlock a phone on every carrier in 2024

Want to break your smartphone out of carrier jail? Here's a guide on how to unlock your phone so you can change carriers or use it while traveling abroad.
Someone using the Moto G Stylus 5G (2024).

What is 5G? Speeds, coverage, comparisons, and more

Is there really a big difference between 5G and 4G mobile data? We’ll answer that question and many others in this all-you-need-to-know 5G guide.
YouTube Premium on iPhone.

How to play YouTube in the background on iPhone and Android

Mobile YouTube is great for when you want to watch stuff on the go, but you may just want to listen to YouTube while browsing elsewhere. We'll show you how.
An official photo of the 2024 iPad Air.

Does the iPad Air (2024) have a 120Hz display?

The iPad Air (2024) was announced at Apple's Let Loose event and comes with many upgrades. But does it have a 120Hz screen?
A pair of Apple AirPods Pro in an open case with water splashed on them.

Are AirPods waterproof? Everything you need to know

Apple has quite a few different AirPod models these days, and not all of them can stand getting wet. Here's how waterproof all AirPods are and what that means.
A photo of someone drawing with the Apple Pencil Pro.

Which iPads does the Apple Pencil Pro work with? Here’s the full list

With three new iPad models announced during Apple’s “Let Loose” event, there was plenty for Apple fans to like.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 inside their charging case.

How to charge AirPods wirelessly or with a power cable

Your Apple AirPods or AirPods Pro are only useful if they're charged! This guide will show you how to charge AirPods with a power cable or wirelessly.
On-screen volume adjustment for AirPods using Spotify.

How to make AirPods and AirPods Pro louder and adjust volume settings

Are your new AirPods too quiet for your liking? Here are the best ways to turn up that volume to ensure your AirPods or AirPods Pro are as loud as you want.
A photo of someone holding the Google Pixel 8a.

Does the Google Pixel 8a have wireless charging?

The all-new Google Pixel 8a has a lot of great features for a budget phone. But does it support wireless charging like its predecessor? Lets find out.
A render of the Google Pixel 8a in its porcelain color, showing the front and back of the phone.

Does the Google Pixel 8a have a headphone jack?

The Google Pixel 8a offers great specs at a compelling $499 price, but does it have a headphone jack? That's what we're here to figure out.
Apple Music Sing on an iPhone.

How to use Apple Music Sing

Apple Music Sing is a new sing-along feature that turns your Apple Music app into a karaoke machine. Here's what you need to know and how to use it.
A render of the Google Pixel 8a with its scree turned on. It's against a light blue background.

Is the Google Pixel 8a waterproof?

Is the new Google Pixel 8a safe to carry to a beach or a swimming pool? Find out about the Pixel 8a's water resistance here.
Close-up photo of the Messages app on an iPhone.

How to fix iMessage activation errors on your iPhone

Are you having activation errors with iMessage on your iPhone? Here are some fixes for the problem.
Someone wearing an Apple Watch Ultra 2, showing the Modular Ultra watch face.

How to fix an Apple Watch that won’t turn on

If your Apple Watch won't power up, there are different things you can try to get it back online. Some of these possible solutions are more obvious than others.
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How to find your phone number on iPhone or Android

Ever forget your own mobile phone number? Whether you're using an iPhone or an Android device, finding your number is easy. Here's how.
Instagram on an iPhone.

How to turn off Activity Status on Instagram

Your Instagram Activity Status is a small feature that tells everyone when you last used the app. Want to turn it off? Here's how.
Apple AirPods 3.

How to reset Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro

Are your Apple AirPods or AirPods Pros acting up? Most issues can be resolved with a factory reset. Here, we show you how to do it.
A person holding the Apple iPhone 15 Plus, showing the camera.

How to turn off call forwarding on iPhone and Android

Missing calls on your iPhone or Android smartphone? It might be because call forwarding is on. Here's how to turn it off.
The Apple iPhone 15 Plus's gallery app.

How to transfer photos from an iPhone to a computer

Have too many selfies filling up your iPhone's camera roll? You can free up space by moving them to your computer, either via USB, Wi-Fi, or a cloud service.
Undo Repost button on the TIkTok app.

How to undo reposts on TikTok (and why you should)

Like most social media apps, TikTok allows users to repost content to their followers. Sometimes, however, you want to undo a repost. Here's how.
A screenshot of an Instagram profile, showing someone's follower count.

How to see who has unfollowed you on Instagram

Have you noticed your follower count dropping on Instagram? Want to see who it may be that unfollowed you? Here's how to find out.
Creating a Smart Playlist in Music on a MacBook.

How to create a Smart Playlist in Apple Music

A Smart Playlist is an amazing way to keep your Mac Music app packed with great songs and artists. Here’s how to make one.
Someone holding the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and the Galaxy S23 Ultra.

How to fix the ‘Not Registered on Network’ error on a Samsung Galaxy phone

Have a Samsung phone? Seeing an annoying Not Registered on Network error and unsure what to do about it? Here's everything you need to know to fix it.
Snapchat on iPhone.

How to tell if someone has blocked you on Snapchat

It’s possible that some Snapchat users may not like your content and may even choose to block you. And there are ways to find out if that’s the case.
Close-up photo of the Messages app on an iPhone.

How to schedule a text message on your iPhone

Your iPhone is capable of seemingly endless taks — but can it schedule a text message to be sent at a later time? Yes, but there's a catch.
An iPhone 15 Pro Max showing Instagram via a web browser.

How to view Instagram without an account

Almost all of Instagram's features require an account for you to use them. But can you at least view the social media site without an account? Kind of.
An AirTag attached on a keyring

AirTags range: here’s how far the tracker can reach

How far can your iPhone track an Apple AirTag? Perhaps a lot further than you ever imagined thanks to the Find My Network. Here are the details.
The Oura Ring Horizon resting on a green succulent plant.

Is the Oura Ring waterproof?

The Oura Ring is a powerful wearable device, allowing you to track your sleep patterns, wellness, and more. But is it waterproof? It's time to find out.
Several iPads on a table together.

The most common iPad problems and how to fix them

The Apple iPad is powerful, but it can still run into glitches or issues. Here's our troubleshooting guide on the most common problems and how to fix them.
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The most common Skype problems and how to fix them

With videoconferencing and distributed teams more popular than ever before, fixing errors is crucial. Learn more about common Skype issues and their solutions.
The home screen on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

The most common Google Pixel 8 problems and how to fix them

The Google Pixel 8 and 8 Pro are two of Google's best devices in years, but they're not perfect. Here are some of the more common issues (and fixes) for them.
The Twitch desktop app.

How to cancel a Twitch subscription on desktop or mobile

Is it time to part ways with your Twitch account? Even if you’re only taking a small break from the platform, here’s a guide on how to cancel your subscription.