Don't-Miss Stories

amazon echo spot calls

How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

Did you know that you can use your Echo to make voice and video calls without a mobile number or landline? Here's how to do it.

on techhive.com

mac finder icon

MacOS: How to change the default app for a file

If you want a different app to always open a particular file type, here's how to do it.

stickers hero

How to use iOS 12's new animated Activity stickers for Messages

Talking smack to your Activity Competition rival? Here's how to liven up the chat with animated Activity stickers.

Grouped Notifications in iOS 12

iOS 12: How to customize grouped notifications

Still want your app notifications to come in one at a time? iOS 12 lets you revisit the old days.

Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop CC

Adobe Creative Cloud: Pricing, discounts, and free trials for Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, and more

Adobe Creative Cloud offers an extensive list of free trials, price plans, and discounts—we break down what's available to help you find the right package.

apple photos stock

How to avoid losing media when working with iCloud Photo Library

What you should know about how iCloud Photo Library works, and how not to lose anything.

safari icon osx

How to move multiple Safari tabs at once in macOS

Spoiler: you can’t! But there’s a workaround.

thinkstock qr code

How to scan QR codes with your iPhone or iPad

You used to need a third party app to scan QR codes, but now the feature is built right into iOS.

apple photos laptop stock

How to export an image and a video out of a HEIF Live Photo via macOS

It’s a neat trick if you want the moving portion of the Live Photo.

photos icon

How to make sure you don’t delete referenced images in Photos for macOS

You can choose to reference instead of copying images into the Photos library, but that makes it possible to delete them accidentally, too.

Thesaurus in iOS 12

iOS 12: How to turn on and use the thesaurus

In iOS 12, you can use the Oxford American Writer’s Thesaurus with the ‘Look Up’ feature.

favicons ios12 ipad

iOS 12: How to enable favicons (site icons on tabs) in Safari

Those little icons on browser tabs can make it easier to quickly identify sites.

ios12 logo

How to remove the iOS 12 beta from your iPhone or iPad

You gave it a shot, but the iOS 12 beta is just too buggy. At least you made a backup before installing it, right?

imac user pexels

How to prepare a Mac for sale or a return to an employer

When you need to give up or sell a Mac, how can you make sure you keep what you need and leave a wiped machine?

iphone camera pixabay

How to disable Apple’s HEIF and HEVC formats in iOS

The more-efficient formats aren’t compatible outside of the newest Apple ecosystems, and some users prefer compatibility.