There's always a first time for building a PC, and the guides can only go so far when it gets to specific details for each part. Read on for seven things I wished I'd known before I started.
Learn how to pack up and export your iCloud address book into a single file, which you can easily import to Gmail.
Zap cached app files in a single tap, clear the Downloads folder, delete unneeded offline maps, take charge of music downloads, and more.
What a difference a year makes, particularly when it comes to Android and Google's ever-changing Maps app. New features include searching and navigating in 'offline' mode, as well as viewing (or hiding) your contacts on the map.
You'd be surprised at how quickly your iPhone or iPad can chew through storage, particularly the tiny 16GB model. If you're feeling jammed, try these easy ways to find a few gigs of breathing room.
So there you are, running from meeting to meeting on a particularly busy day when you suddenly notice your iPhone or Android phone’s battery gauge is deep in the red. These tips will help staunch the bleeding.
Google's slick, modern-looking Calendar app for Android and iOS practically reads your mind as you're creating an event, suggesting times, people and places that you can quickly add with a tap.
Splice together your iPhone & iPad videos with slick-looking transitions, add titles, lay down custom soundtracks, and more.
Set your account to private, block random followers, see all your "liked" photos, get alerts when your favorite Instagrammers post new photos, and more.
The Wi-Fi settings on your Android device are worth tweaking. Find out how many hotspots your Android handset has saved, use less data on "metered" Wi-Fi networks, connect to faster Wi-FI frequency bands, and more.
Take a tour of iOS's best camera features, from photo filters and burst mode to panoramic images and slow-motion video.
Google's two-year-old Camera app boasts a bevy of handy features, from a self-timer and exposure settings to the ability to create a Street View-like photo sphere.
Everyday Android tasks like setting an alarm or getting Google Maps directions are often easier to do with voice commands than by swiping and tapping.
You'll have an easier time finding your way around Android and iOS once you're hip to the hamburger menu, the overflow button, the action button, and more.
Learn how to customize Airmail's sidebar, choose your own swipe actions, "snooze" messages, and more.