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Time is an illusion that helps us make sense of many things, including when we took pictures and shot video. On an iPhone, iPad, or nearly any camera, a timestamp is embedded into the image or video metadata based on the current time and timezone of the device you’re using. iOS allows automatic timezone updates …

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iOS has its fair share of annoyances, but one of the worst is when it autocorrects a certain popular swear word to “duck” or “ducking” when that’s not what you ducking meant to say. Sometimes, admittedly, a well-timed “ducking” can defuse a volatile conversation. More often than not, though, an autocorrect to “ducking” can leave …

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Maybe you don’t think Apple Maps is as good as Google Maps. Honestly, it’s probably not. But it’s already on your iPhone, it gets better with every update, and it does a better job of protecting your privacy. As the new Apple Maps data starts rolling out across the country, it’s going to be worth …

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Siri has always been one of the Apple TV’s best features. On a fourth-generation Apple TV or Apple TV 4K, the voice assistant can quickly launch videos, tune to live TV channels, and provide search results for specific genres. But until recently, Apple didn’t offer a hands-free way to use Siri on an Apple TV, …

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Whether you say Gif or Jif, the format is now more popular than it’s ever been. People just love to share short, silent, looping clips on social media and text messages. Its fun! Of course you can make GIFs with your iPhone, but did you know you can turn your own Live Photos, burst photos, …

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Time Machine in macOS can automatically back up every volume you have mounted on a Mac except those that you exclude. You manage the exclusions list by opening the Time Machine preference pane and clicking Options, where you can also add particular folder hierarchies, which appears as paths. (To exclude your Documents folder, for instance, …

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Apple likes to hide the fuss of technical choices in its software. That includes Photos, which provides a lot of sophisticated functions with a friendly veneer. However, when it comes to exporting images, you might not know which option to take because so many choices appear quite similar. To follow along, select any image in …

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The ancient GIF format isn’t going away anytime soon. With the birth of social media and memes, the three-decade-old format for lightweight, looping, sound-free animation has found a new lease on life. There are better formats for capturing animation, but none so widely supported. You don’t need fancy editing software on your PC or Mac …