Category: Gear / How To and Advice

September 25, 2021

Hiking 101: Everything You Need to Head for the Hills

From backpacks to boxer briefs, we have the complete rundown on everything you need to stay warm, safe and fed on your next hike.


by Matt Jancer in Gear
September 24, 2021

How to Switch iPhones Without Losing a Thing

Everything you need to know to successfully transfer your contacts, music, photos, and apps from one iOS device to another.


by Simon Hill in Back It Up
September 20, 2021

Apple's iOS 15 Is Here—These Are All the Top New Features

Your iPhone’s operating system is getting its annual upgrade. From FaceTime improvements to Safari’s overhaul, we break the update down.


by Julian Chokkattu Brenda Stolyar in Gear
September 20, 2021

What Music Labels Learn When You Pre-Save Music

Pre-saving a song before its release can give third parties access to eye-popping amounts of data about your listening habits.


by Tyler Hayes in all ears
September 19, 2021

The Best Hiking Apps to Keep from Getting Lost

Download one of these trail-mapping apps to make sure you can always find your way in the great outdoors, whether you have cell service or not.


by Arielle Pardes in App Pack
September 18, 2021

How My Job Search Forced Me to Catch Up With Technology

After being in one career for decades, I had to relearn how to apply for jobs—and how to stand out. Here are a few tips.


by Charles G. Thompson in Gear
September 17, 2021

How to Set Healthy Boundaries With Your Fitness Tracker

A smart wearable can be useful and fun—until it starts to fuel an obsession with numbers.


by Julie Gallagher in Gear
September 16, 2021

Which iPhone 13 Should You Buy? Here's How to Preorder

Get those Apple Wallets ready. From the Mini to the Pro Max, we break down all your options.


by Brenda Stolyar in Deals
September 16, 2021

4 Ways to Sell or Trade In Your Old iPhone

If you plan to upgrade to Apple’s new models, don’t forget to cash in on your old one.


by Scott Gilbertson in Gear
September 15, 2021

How to Back Up Your iPhone

Save your memories before you grab the latest version of iOS.


by Simon Hill in Gear