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How to insert a SIM card in your iPhone

When you get a new iPhone, one of the first things you have to do is insert a SIM card. This is to activate your data plan and be able to call and message your family and friends. If you've bought an iPhone 13, make sure to check out our lists of best chargers and...

How to listen to Apple Music in Dolby Atmos and Lossless qualities on iOS and macOS

Apple made a move earlier this year that has pressured other music streaming services to change the way their plans and pricing work. Apple Music started supporting Lossless audio formats, in addition to Dolby Atmos, at no extra charge. So subscribers could take advantage of these new perks for no additional cost. As a result,...

How to install the new WhatsApp app on Windows

Recently, WhatsApp launched a new beta version of its app for Windows 10 and 11, featuring a brand-new design and features. This new is built using native Windows technologies, instead of using the old web-based app, and it includes new features like video chats and the ability to draw pictures and share them with other...

How to forget a Wi-Fi network on a Mac

Macs are Apple's personal computer lineup -- iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and more. They offer great capabilities that rivals, in some cases, find hard to catch up with. Protecting your MacBook Pro with a case will only make it last longer, so make sure to buy one if you haven't yet. Sometimes...

How to right-click on a Mac

Apple has a wide variety of computers, aimed at different people and needs. If you're not sure which one suits your usage patterns most, make sure to check our guide on the best Macs currently available. If you decide to go for a MacBook Pro, check out our list of best MacBook Pro cases to protect...

How to clear cache on a Mac

Apple has a wide variety of computers, aimed at different people and needs. If you're not sure which one suits your usage patterns most, make sure to check our guide on the best Macs currently available. If you decide to go for a MacBook Pro, take a look at our list of best MacBook Pro cases...

How to Update your Wear OS Smartwatch

Google's smartwatch operating system -- Wear OS, has been around for a long time. It was initially called Android Wear but was updated and renamed to Wear OS later, competing directly against watchOS from Apple. Well, only in terms of the moniker. Wear OS did bring a good set of features that you would expect from...

How to import photos from iPhone to Mac

Whether you want to transfer your iPhone photos to Mac for editing or just safe-keeping, there are many quick and easy ways to achieve this. This article will explain some of the best ways to import photos from iPhone to Mac, including the Apple Silicon-powered MacBook Pro (2021), in just a few steps. Navigate this guide: ...

How to download Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a Mac

Macs are Apple's personal computer lineup -- iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and more. They offer great capabilities that rivals, in some cases, find hard to catch up with. Protecting your MacBook Pro with a case will only make it last longer, so make sure to buy one if you haven't yet. One...

How to change a folder’s icon on a Mac

Macs are Apple's personal computer lineup -- iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and more. They offer great capabilities that rivals, in some cases, find hard to catch up with. Protecting your MacBook Pro with a case will only make it last longer, so make sure to buy one if you haven't yet. One...

How to use Dark Mode on macOS

Apple has a wide variety of computers, aimed at different people and needs. If you're not sure which one suits your usage patterns most, make sure to check our guide on the best Macs currently available. If you decide to go for a MacBook Pro, check out our list of best MacBook Pro cases to protect...

How to change the password on a Mac

Macs are Apple's personal computer lineup -- iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and more. They offer great capabilities that rivals, in some cases, find hard to catch up with. Protecting your MacBook Pro with a case will only make it last longer, so make sure to buy one if you haven't yet. Another...