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How to Back Up Photos From iPhone to External Hard Drive

How to Back Up Photos From iPhone to External Hard Drive

It’s amazing how quickly my 64 GB iPhone fills up with just the photos. Especially Live Photos. The best thing you can do for your photos is to enable cloud backup. I recommend using iCloud Photo Library – it’s built right in. If you’re looking for a completely free option – Google Photos is also an awesome alternative.

Apple Expected to Launch 13-inch Retina MacBook and Drop MacBook Air Lineup in Q3 2016

Apple Expected to Launch 13-inch Retina MacBook and Drop MacBook Air Lineup in Q3 2016

Apple will introduce a new 13-inch Retina MacBook and drop the entire MacBook Air lineup later this year, according to reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The move means the MacBook Air won’t get the Retina display upgrade many fans had been waiting for.

Mac Users Plagued by System Freezes After Installing OS X 10.11.4 Update

Mac Users Plagued by System Freezes After Installing OS X 10.11.4 Update

A substantial number of MacBook Pro owners have been plagued by system freezes after installing Apple’s latest OS X El Capitan update. The version 10.11.4 release causes systems to become completely unresponsive for no apparent reason, forcing users to hard reboot.

2016 MacBook Vs. 2015 MacBook Air Compared in New Video

2016 MacBook Vs. 2015 MacBook Air Compared in New Video

If you need an ultraportable Mac, then you need either the 12-inch Retina MacBook, or a MacBook Air. But which one is best for you? The head-to-head comparison video below between the latest MacBook and a 13-inch MacBook Air from 2015 will help you decide.

Everything is Eventual: What Does Apple Do Now?

Everything is Eventual: What Does Apple Do Now?

Starting things off with a joke about how doomed Apple is would probably be a safe bet, considering Apple held its most recent quarterly earnings call just yesterday, and people on the internet, as is par for the course, turned it up to 11 when talking about how doomed Apple is.

FBI Disclosed iPhone Vulnerability to Apple on April 14

FBI Disclosed iPhone Vulnerability to Apple on April 14

The FBI has confirmed that it informed Apple of a vulnerability in its iPhone software on April 14. It’s thought to be the first time the bureau has disclosed a flaw to Apple as part of the so-called Vulnerability Equities Process.

Opera’s Latest Mac Browser Has Free and Unlimited VPN Built-In

Opera’s Latest Mac Browser Has Free and Unlimited VPN Built-In

Opera’s free web browser for Mac now comes with a built-in VPN feature that allows users to shield their actual IP address while browsing the web. The best part about it is it’s free to use, no account is necessary, and it’s totally unlimited.

Apple Recovered $40 Million in Gold From Recycled Devices Last Year

Apple Recovered $40 Million in Gold From Recycled Devices Last Year

Apple’s recycling push might not be solely about protecting the environment. It seems used devices can also mean big money, with the company recovering an estimated $40 million worth of gold from recycled iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other devices.

Mac Sales Still Steady as PC Market Sees Another Decline in Shipments

Mac Sales Still Steady as PC Market Sees Another Decline in Shipments

It seems PC manufacturers can do nothing to stop shipments from declining each and every quarter. But while rival computer manufacturers suffer, Mac sales remained steady during the first quarter of 2016 as Apple shipped 4.6 million units worldwide.

Apple Patent Hints at Force Touch Keyboards for Future MacBooks

Apple Patent Hints at Force Touch Keyboards for Future MacBooks

Force Touch may already be available in Apple’s latest trackpads, but it could play an even bigger part in future MacBooks. According to a new patent, Apple is exploring the possibility of replacing traditional keyboards with touch-based ones.