If social media figures in your content marketing strategy, you’ll want to think hard about how often and when you should post, and how long your posts should be.
Social media is great for keeping up with friends and relatives. But it may not be all that it’s cracked up to be for businesses. Think carefully before committing too much time to it.
When Apple introduced 3D Touch for the iPhone 6s in 2015, it seemed like a gimmick. But with iOS 10 and the iPhone 7, it became much more useful, thanks in large part to Home screen quick actions, which are handy shortcuts you access via 3D Touch on any Home screen app icon. For instance, […]
Worried that your Mac’s drive might be filling up? Or perhaps you want to see how much space you’re using as you research buying a backup drive or a new Mac. Regardless, Apple provides a quick and informative way to see how your drive is being used. Click the Apple menu, choose About This Mac, […]
Apple TVs sleep automatically after a certain amount of inactive time, and you can tweak that in Settings > General > Sleep After. But if you prefer shutting everything down when you’re done watching to avoid wasting power, try this. Press and hold down the TV button (top right) on your Siri Remote for about […]
Most Apple Watch users charge their watch every night, placing it on the charger as part of their bedtime routine. If you just lay it flat on the charger, however, you’re missing out on one of the Apple Watch’s best features: Nightstand Mode. To use Nightstand Mode, set your watch on its side, buttons up, […]
You’ve probably heard of Apple Music, Apple’s streaming music service. In fact, you may have already signed up for it. But there’s a lot to Apple Music, and in this article, we’ll look at its most important features. Apple Music costs $9.99 per month, but college students pay only $4.99, and a Family Sharing group […]
You’ve probably heard of Apple Pay, but have you taken the time to set it up and use it to pay for purchases at checkout? Apple Pay is one of those living-in-the future Apple technologies that feels like science fiction every time you use it. Simply put your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch within an […]
Quitting apps can help your Mac run better by freeing memory, but the opposite is true on an iOS device. On an iPhone or iPad, quitting apps usually makes the device run slower and consume more power. Here’s why quitters seldom win. When you’re using an iOS app—say, Safari—it’s accessing the CPU and radios and […]
For the most part, you never have to power down your trusty iPhone, but there are two rare situations where doing so might be useful. If your battery is getting low and you won’t be able to charge before you absolutely need the phone later in the day, turning it off will prevent it from […]