Do you use "guys" as a general pronoun for both men and women? If you've ever wondered whether that's ok (if you are in fact speaking to a mixed-gender crowd), here's Will from Los Angeles writing into the January 12th podcast With Friends Like These to ask "Do you think the term guys has reached gender-neutral status in the language today?"
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iOS: Earlier this year, a little trick was discovered on iOS where if you attempted to download a large movie, iOS would clear up junk storage for you to make space for it. This no longer works in iOS 10, but I noticed last night that a similar thing happens when you download a large app.
The iPhone's 3D Touch makes certain actions a little simpler, but here's one shortcut that's easy to overlook. You can press on any folder icon and get a quick list of your notifications.
iOS: iOS 10 is packed with its share of new features, but the lock screen is easily the biggest change. With that comes a new widget screen that has all kinds of potential to mess with your privacy. Here's how to disable it completely.
iOS: iOS 10's packed with a ton of features, but one of the unsung heroes is the new Bedtime reminders. How-To Geek walks you through setting it up and getting the most out of it.
iOS: Apple Pay is neat, and as it get more and more integrated into iOS, there's a good chance you've set it up to use in apps even if you never use it at stores. By default, Apple Pay pops up on the lock screen when you double-click the Home button. This can be annoying. Here's how to stop it from happening.
iOS: We have long been fans of Drafts on iOS. It makes it possible to link together all kinds of text with different programs. Drafts is such a powerful program that it's a little difficult to wrap your head around what you'd use it for. Thankfully, the developer's teamed up with MacSparky's David Sparks for a series of how-to videos.
Mac/iOS: Apple rolled out a handy new password protection feature for its Notes app on iOS and OS X in recent updates, but it's not super obvious how to actually use it. Here's how to lock those notes.
iOS: Google's suite of Drive apps isn't really that great on iOS when it comes to accessing files you look at a lot. Over on App Factor, they have put together a guide to streamline that process with our favourite launcher, Launch Center Pro.