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Pro Tip: How to type the Apple logo on iPhone, Mac and iPad

Ever wondered how to type the Apple logo on your Mac, your iPhone or iPad, or even your Apple TV? It's easy! Here's how to do it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to enable iPhone Photos extensions

Photos Extensions are little apps that live inside the Photos app. Here's how to enable them. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: How to take fancy, single-window screenshots on Mac

Take beautiful screenshots of single windows, complete with drop shadows and clean backgrounds. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro tip: Quickly look up a word in iOS without an app

In iOS, you can look up words, and even translate them to other languages, all from the Spotlight search bar. Here's how. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: Instant Markup gets way better in iOS 12

iOS 12's Markup tools have been tweaked to make them way more useful. You can adjust the thickness and opacity of pens and pencils, and use a brand-new color picker. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

Pro Tip: How to hide photos in your iPhone Photos library

Apple's Photos app has a built-in way to hide photos, so you can stow those embarrassing shots. But be careful, because they're all gathered together on one easy-to-find place. (via Cult of Mac - Tech
The Importance of Sentence Length in Writing

The Importance of Sentence Length in Writing

An excerpt from Gary Provost's 1985 book, "100 ways to improve your writing"

Pro Tip: Reject Robocalls at the squeeze of a hardware button

This easy button combo will reject incoming calls without having to touch -- or even see -- the iPhone's screen. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Here's How To Travel With Fireworks As Safely As Possible

Here's How To Travel With Fireworks As Safely As Possible

As we prepare for this year’s mid-week Fourth of July holiday, a time when even the most honest and lawful citizens suddenly become devious pyromaniacs in their quest to find the largest and most

Pro Tip: Force your iPhone to connect to a faster network

Is your iPhone stuck one a slow network when you know 4G or LTE is available? Here's how to force your iPhone to connect. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: Quickly delete numbers in iPhone Calculator app

The iPhone's calculator app is ridiculously anachronistic, but at least you can quickly delete mis-typed digits, with this one non-weird gesture. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple

Pro Tip: Use emoji labels in Safari’s Favorites bar

Did you know that you can use emojis to label the bookmarks in Safari’s favorites bar? You’ll find things prettier, and easier to use, without boring old text. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Pro tip: Stop iOS automatically adding suggested apps to the Dock

Do you love the iOS 11 Dock, but hate the way it uses up three slots to automatically display suggestions and recents? Here's how to switch that off. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

Pro tip: Automatically save your Mac screenshots in iCloud

Changing the save location of your Mac's screenshots is easy. You can even set them to automatically save to an iCloud folder. Here's how. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: Pin Safari’s tabs so you can find them faster

Pinning tabs in Safari for Mac is easy, and it makes finding them a lot quicker in a crowded browser. Heres' how to pin Safari tabs. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

3 Signs You’re One of Wall Street’s Suckers…

This post 3 Signs You’re One of Wall Street’s Suckers… appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Zach Scheidt shares a quote by Canada Bill Jones, which is particularly timely today, because the majority of

Pro Tip: Discover Safari’s hidden tab options

Long-press Safari's tab button to reveal a whole bunch of hidden actions. Open private tabs, close all tabs, and even access split view. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: One-tap scroll back to the bottom of the camera roll

Did you ever tap the top of the screen in the Photos app, and end up stranded the top of the list? Here's how to get back to the bottom of the list, with just one tap. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

Pro Tip: Convert an iMessage to an Apple Notes checklist

Do evil people keep sending you to-do lists via iMessage? Then you should learn how to quickly turn them into check lists. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro-Tip: How to make your iPhone ignore crappy Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Assist uses your iPhone's cellular data to patch the gaps ion a flaky Wi-Fi connection. Here's how to turn it on. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)