Today we’re looking at the age-old debate on shutting your computer down daily, or for that matter a device such as a mobile phone or tablet. Is it necessary? Are you hurting anything if you leave it on 24/7? Are you helping anything if you perform a daily shutdown every night and go through the process of turning everything back on the next day?
Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.
We all know electronic devices are not meant to get wet, but not everyone knows what to do once that inevitable finally happens. Our writers were asked to share their personal stories of water damage and tips to revive the water damaged device. Check out the tips here.
Facebook is continually changing, and so are you and your needs for that matter. Relationships and friends change, as do interests, so the way you personally use Facebook is going to continue to change. The following is a revisit at the privacy settings in Facebook and what you can do to keep your account safe for the way you are currently using it.
In our elation over walking out the door with a new computer or device, we’re often talked into buying an extended warranty just in case the product breaks. What’s your opinon?
The period after Christmas is always the best time to snatch up the computers you were hoping Santa Claus would bring you. There are deals out all over the place after Christmas on every type of computer you’re looking for, and here are 5 of the best places where you can find massive discount. Check them out.
Google Maps app is now available in the iOS app store. It is interesting to see how it performs and if it is any better than the previous Maps app.
You probably have seen both HTTP and HTTPS appearing in the url and are wondering what they are. In this article, we explain the differences between HTTP and HTTPS and what you should look out for in a supposedly secure site.
While you can install third party browser in iOS, you can’t set them as the default. Since you are stuck with the mobile Safari, why not learn how to make better use of it? In this article, we will show you how.
iTunes was introduced twelve years ago and nothing much has changed since its first release. In another word, it is long overdue for some changes. This led to the release of iTunes 11.
In iOS, every function is accomplished with the use of an app. There are native apps that are included with iOS, apps that Apple makes available to you to add more function, and there are also third-party apps that are available. In this article, we will show you how to install and uninstall apps as well as organizing them.
There is so much information and instruction packed into the General Settings in iOS that it’s really not so general. If you’re looking for more minor general settings, such as how to update your software, or how to find out your serial number, this is the place to go.
The Settings in your iOS device is one important place where you will spend most of your time on configuring the phone. Continuing our series of the beginner guide to iOS, we will show you how to master the Settings in your iOS devices.
Grammarly Is a great web app to proofread, check grammar mistakes and plagiarism, but is it worth the steep subscription fee? Let find out.
Navigating around in iOS device is a very easy thing, unless you choose to make it difficult. Continuing our series of the beginner guide to iOS, we will show you how to navigate around in your iOS devices.
Have you ever thought of turning your photos stream into interesting music videos to share with your family and friends? It used to be a complicated task involving expensive software and plenty of time. but in iOS, you can now do it easily and effortlessly. Here is how you can turn your photos into music videos in iOS.
It is your first time owning an iOS device and you have no idea how to set it up. Don’t worry, this tutorial will guide you through the iOS setting up process.
I’m a fan of productivity apps and am always downloading note-taking and writing apps. Yet, when it comes to push and shove, I always end up resorting to my tried and true apps of Pages and AwesomeNote for writing on the iPad. Werdsmith is a writing app for iOS that promises to both track your ideas and help you write as you follow your project from start to finish. Does it deliver? Yes, of course.