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Lance Whitney


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Recent articles by Lance:

How to Use the New App Store on Your Apple Watch

You no longer have to use the App Store on your iPhone to grab apps for your watch. With watchOS 6, the Apple Watch offers its own dedicated App Store. → Read More

10 Reasons to Use Apple Maps

Apple Maps app has matured over the years and is now an effective navigation tool when you need to get somewhere. Here are 10 reasons to use it. → Read More

How to Use the Files App in iOS 13 and iPadOS

The Files app is a great way to connect to online services, network servers, and external drives. Learn how to access, view, and manage files in iOS 13 and iPadOS. → Read More

How to Use and Customize Control Center in iOS 13, iPadOS

Whether you use an iPhone with iOS or an iPad with iPadOS, Control Center works similarly. Here’s how to use and tweak it on your device. → Read More

How to customize the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft Office

Learn how to tweak the Quick Access Toolbar by adding and removing commands and then export your changes to another computer with Microsoft Office. → Read More

How to Sign Into Apps and Websites With Your Apple ID

By using the new Sign in with Apple feature, you can sign into supported apps and websites using your Apple ID and avoid having to create a whole new account. → Read More

How to protect your organization against insider threats

Whether intentionally or unintentionally, employees can pose a significant security risk to company data, according to a new report from data protection firm Code42. → Read More

How to Track Workouts and Activities on Apple Watch

With new fitness and activity features in watchOS 6, your Apple Watch can help you stay in shape and track workouts. → Read More

How to Dictate Text in Microsoft Office

There are a few different ways to dictate text in Microsoft Office. It all depends on the software edition you own. Here’s how to dictate text in Word, PowerPoint, and more. → Read More

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: A cheat sheet

Here's everything you need to know about the third version of Microsoft's Surface laptop, available in both 13.5-inch and 15-inch models. → Read More

MasterMana Botnet targets business users with sophisticated phishing attacks

A new botnet known as MasterMana shows a high level of sophistication with a low cost to execute, according a report from cybersecurity firm Prevailion. → Read More

How to Listen to Audiobooks on an Apple Watch With WatchOS 6

The latest version of watchOS introduces a dedicated Audiobooks app through which you can listen to your favorite books right from your wrist. → Read More

How to Protect Your Hearing With the Apple Watch Noise App

The latest version of watchOS adds a Noise app to warn you of loud sounds that could damage your hearing. Here's how to use it to protect your hearing. → Read More

How to use your Apple Card without Apple Pay

You want to buy something from a retail store or website that doesn't accept Apple Pay--find out how you can still use your Apple Card to purchase that item. → Read More

How to view and manage your files in Android 10

The latest version of Android has improved its built-in file manager. Here's how to use Android 10's file manager. → Read More

How to Use the Dock on Your iPad in iPadOS

The iPad’s Dock offers a convenient spot to house your favorite apps and icons. Here’s how to use it and manage it in iPadOS 13.1. → Read More

How to Customize Firefox With the Configuration Editor

You can tweak a host of settings in Firefox by using the about:config menu. Here’s how to customize the browser to your liking. → Read More

How to Create Alexa Routines for Your Amazon Echo

Looking for a better way to use Alexa with your Amazon Echo? Set up routines so Alexa can perform tasks automatically, including multiple actions in a single routine. → Read More

How to defend your organization against browser-hijacking malware and ransomware

Network attacks more than doubled this past quarter versus the prior quarter, according to a new report from security provider WatchGuard. → Read More

How to manage notifications in Android 10

The newest version of Android offers various ways to control notifications. Follow these steps to manage notifications in Android 10. → Read More