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How to make GIFs on your iPhone

How to make a GIF on your iPhone

Turn your Live Photos, burst photos, and videos into GIFs Convert Burst to GIF: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/3050aa7111594f90a0b03d94f3acaa77 Video to GIF: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/f9a9c2cc6e61476abf2e35f654869553

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Time Machine volumes can’t be included in Time Machine backups

While this might seem obvious, the presentation isn’t quite clear.

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How to download shows on the Apple TV app for offline viewing on iPhone and iPad

The new Apple TV app lets you watch 'Game of Thrones' even if you don't have an internet connection. We show you how to sign up, download episodes, and delete them.

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How to get the best image export from Photos in macOS

Check the settings to avoid lower quality and lower resolution.

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How to turn on iCloud Photos when iOS says you can’t

An old iTunes synchronization is probably to blame for this problem.

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How to find out if your Mac’s software is 32- or 64-bit

If you plan to use macOS beyond Mojave, you need to upgrade any 32-bit apps on your Mac to 64-bit. Here’s how to check for 32-bit apps on your Mac.

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What to do if your Mac’s hard drive starts unmounting itself unexpectedly

External drives that suddenly disappear? Backup and take heed.

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3 easy ways to create an animated GIF on your iPhone

Express yourself with silent, looping, low-color animations!

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Upgrading an older iMac’s PCIe SSD: Third-party solutions that save you beaucoup bucks

Most 2013 and later iMacs ship with proprietary PCIe SSDs, many of which are old, slow, and small. Upgrading to an SSD not made by Apple, including common M.2 types, will save you tons of money while improving performance. In many cases, drastically.

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How to avoid Game Of Thrones spoilers on Facebook and Twitter

You don't have to leave social media to remain in the dark.

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How to delete unneeded Time Machine backups on Apple’s Time Capsule

If you wind up with backups from computer you no longer need, you can delete them.

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I d.o.! How to solve the I d.o.n.t. autocorrect problem in iOS

A reader figured out a simple solution: delete messages that contain the incorrect correction.

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How to stop your iPhone videos from turning into a blurry mess on Android phones (and vice versa)

If you’ve ever sent a video to an Android friend, it probably ended up as a blurry, unwatchable mess. Here’s how to stop that from happening next time.

Find businesses that take Apple Pay

Want to find businesses that take Apple Pay? Use Apple Maps!

If you want to pay with your iPhone, check Apple Maps first.

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How to tell which iPad model you have

From a distance, you might not be able to tell two different iPad models apart. But it's easy to tell which one you have...if you know where to look.

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How to add and use stickers in Messages for iOS

Add flair to your conversations in Messages

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How to manage apps in the app drawer for Messages in iOS

The app drawer is an important part of the Messages interface, so it’s a good idea to customize it based on your usage.

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How to make your iPhone read to you by using Speak Screen in iOS

With this built-in iOS feature, you can have your iPhone read out loud web articles, emails, and more.