How to download YouTube videos for free

Downloading videos from YouTube means you can watch them without an internet connection, which is ideal for keeping yourself entertained on planes, trains, and trips to places without reliable 4G or Wi-Fi.

Facetime on Android: Learn How with These Alternatives for Android

FaceTime is such a solid video calling app, and so easy to use, that you’re hoping it is somehow usable on Android. Here’s the difficult truth: You can’t use FaceTime on Android.

Apple’s architecture is locked, which means FaceTime can only be used for video calls between Apple devices. And as much as Android is tweakable and “hackable”, you will not find some kind of FaceTime hack to make FaceTime usable on Android.

How to Block Websites on Android

There are a lot of pop-ups, video ads, offending, and phishing sites lurking on the web so knowing how to block websites on your android phone is crucial, especially if there are minors in your home or you are browsing in sensitive areas like your workplace.

How to set up the Apple TV

The initial set up of an Apple TV can be done pretty quickly - especially if you have an iPhone or iPad to hand. But there are some further tweaks that you might want to do to completely personalise the interface and make it suit your needs. We'll look at how to get your new Apple TV working just the way you want it in this article.

How to set up a new Apple Watch

Looking to set up a new Apple Watch? You've come to the right place. Our quick-start guide for the Apple Watch, which covers new Series 3 and 4 as well as older models, shows how to set up your smartwatch, charge it up and turn it on, set the right language and other preferences, pair it with an iPhone, download apps and start using it.

The best VR headsets for iPhone users

An Apple VR headset doesn't exist (yet), but there is a breed of super-cheap headsets that are compatible with everything from the creaky old iPhone 5s to the more recent iPhone XS and iPhone XR.

Apple Watch health and wellbeing apps to download in 2019

If you’ve set your annual New Years Resolutions to create a new and better you for 2019 – congratulations. And if you picked up an Apple Watch this Christmas on your wrist you have the perfect companion, which could make the difference between a happier, healthier you – and another year of broken dreams.

Apple Watch tips and tricks

To give you a fast start, we've rounded up 44 essential hacks to help make the current Apple Watch even more useful, including improvements introduced through the most recent updates. From adding music to trimming unwanted notifications and even taking screenshots, your experience will be richer for reading this list.

The best Apple Watch running apps tested

The Apple Watch has improved massively for runners – and even the newly announced watchOS 5 operating system introduced a host of new features specifically aimed at those who live to run.

The best sleep tracker apps to download for your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is now into its fourth iteration, yet one of the most common questions we get asked is 'Does the Apple Watch track sleep?'. Sadly, the smartwatch still doesn't offer any of its own sleep tracking tech, despite offering plenty of other advanced features.

How to make a slick App Store wish list with Shortcuts

You know what the New Year means? New devices, and the need for new apps to fill them. Only you’re all spent out, and instead of buying you an iTunes voucher, Auntie and Uncle got you yet another country-themed doll like you used to collect when you were a kid.

Microsoft Remote Desktop: How to Access Windows From Your Mac

It’s easy to access and work on your Windows PC from a Mac. Microsoft offers a free tool to do the job. Read on to learn how to set up and use Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac.

Remote Desktop for Mac is relatively simple to set up. It lets you use your Windows apps, work with files, or doing anything else you’d normally do on Windows directly from your MacBook or other macOS machine.

How to Write to Windows NTFS USB Disk Drives on macOS Mojave and Sierra

By default, you can’t write to Windows NTFS USB drives and hard disks on macOS as they appear as read-only on the Desktop.

ntfs-writeYou can write to these disks with a few installs and tweaks in the Terminal, which will make all NTFS drives writeable – there are also some commercial point and click apps that can get the job done if you don’t fancy wading into Terminal commands.

How to Use zsh as Default in Terminal for Mac OS

Zsh, or z shell, is a popular shell alternative to bash and tcsh, complete with many improvements and customization options offered through the Oh-My-ZSH project.

If you’d like to use zsh as the default shell in Terminal for Mac OS rather than bash, you can do so rather easily with taking the following steps:

The 6 Best Mac Markdown Editors for Everyone

Markdown is a lightweight markup language that makes it easy to format and present content for the web. It uses plain text and simple syntax to keep everything straightforward—we have a handy Markdown cheat sheet you can print for reference.

While any plain text editor will work for Markdown, there are also dedicated Markdown editors for displaying and converting your writing into beautiful HTML, PDF, and beyond. Some of these are free, others are cheap, and some work with other tools to make Markdown more appealing.