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Close An Open Safari Tab On Your Other Devices With A Swipe

iOS: Apple’s Safari makes it easy to view your open Safari tabs from your iPhone or iPad. That means others can see what you have open. If you want to close one of those tabs remotely, swipe to the right.


Preview Links In Safari, Mail And Messages With Three-Finger Tap

For a while now, the three-finger tap in OS X has been an easy way to look up the definition of a word. But in OS X 10.3.3 you can also use it to preview links in Apple’s apps.


Type 'Send Directions' Into Google To Navigate On Your Phone

Headed somewhere? Instead of opening up your phone and searching for a location, you can now just type “Send Directions” into Google on your computer, and send those directions right to your Android device.


These Automator Actions Make Apple's Photos Way More Useful

Apple’s new Photos app is better than iPhoto, but it’s still lacking in features. Thankfully, Mac OS X Automation put together a few handy scripts to get more out of the software.



Launcher Adds App Shortcuts To Notification Center, Returns To iTunes

iOS: We really liked Launcher when it first came out, but it was pulled from the App Store within a few hours of its release. Now, it’s back in the App Store to add all kinds of useful shortcuts to your Notification Center.


15 Shortcuts You Can Do With Apple's New Trackpad

Apple’s new MacBook and MacBook Pros have a new Force Touch trackpad that adds pressure sensitivity. With that comes all kinds of new gestures and tricks, and 9to5Mac details 15 of the best ones in the video above.


Instantly Scroll To The Top Or Bottom Of Photos For iOS With A Tap

If you have a lot of photos on your iOS device, you know it’s a pain to search through them. Finer Things in Tech noticed that it’s possible to instantly scroll to the top or bottom of your photos as long as you know where to tap.


Reboot Your iPhone Without Touching The Home Or Power Button

iPhones, like computers, need to be rebooted on occasion. Maybe iMessage is acting up, for example. If your Home and Power button don’t work, though, rebooting can be tricky — but you can still reboot your Phone by changing some settings.


TypeSnippets Is A Visual Text Expansion Keyboard For iOS

iOS: We all know text expansion is great, but sometimes it’s hard to remember the abbreviations you make. TypeSnippets solves this by making it a more visual experience.