YouTube TV will bring live TV to your iPhone for $35 per month

YouTube’s TV streaming service starts its U.S. rollout this spring with support from the four major networks.

YouTube has announced a streaming TV service, called simply YouTube TV. Arriving this spring, the service will offer live TV streaming from the four major U.S. networks, ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC, along with several other cable networks. YouTube is also partnering with local stations across the U.S. to bring customers local news and sports coverage in their markets.

From YouTube:

YouTube TV gives you the best of live TV, from must-see broadcast shows like ”Empire,” ”The Voice,” ”The Big Bang Theory” and ”Scandal,” to the live sports you want. YouTube TV includes major sports networks like ESPN and regional sports networks like Fox Sports Networks and Comcast SportsNet, so you can watch your favorite NBA or MLB teams. We’ve also partnered with local TV stations, so you’ll also get sports and local news based on where you live.

In addition to its channel lineup, YouTube TV…

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How to make Skype, FaceTime, or Hangouts video look great

Frequently video chat with friends, co-workers, or podcasters? Here’s a few tips to look like a pro.

Video chatting with friends and co-workers has practically become a way of life in our modern world. I use Skype and FaceTime pretty much daily in my home and work life, and because of that, I’ve spent a good deal of time trying to perfect my video quality.

Whether you wear pajama bottoms or a dress shirt for a video chat, you shouldn’t have to settle for sub-par results: Here are my favorite tips for making your webcam video look better than the rest.

Film from above, not below
Light it up
Create a good backdrop
Add effects and white balance with iGlasses

Film from above, not below

Whether you’re using an iMac, MacBook Pro, third-party webcam, or iPhone, the worst you can do is have your camera below your face, pointed up — human faces do not look great chin-first. In an ideal world, you want your camera positioned slightly above eye-level, looking down at you.

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How to get lost iCloud contacts back on your iPhone

Why has my friend’s contact info disappeared from my iPhone? You may need to resync your iPhone with iCloud.

Whenever I sign out of iCloud and back in on my iPhone, some of my contacts will inevitably disappear. Given enough time, most of them restore (it takes a few minutes for iCloud to sync). But, sometimes, my contacts don’t reappear. If you’ve had this problem, don’t stress out. There is a way to fix it!

Note: This guide is for people that sync their contacts in iCloud. If you sync with Google, Microsoft, or something else, this isn’t for you!

How to reset your contacts to sync with iCloud on your iPhone

If you’ve recently signed out of and back into iCloud, you’re going to have to manually change your default account settings for the Contacts app.

Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
Tap Contacts.

Tap Default Account.
Tap iCloud.

How to see if any contacts are not synced in iCloud

If you’ve changed your default account settings for the Contacts app to iCloud, you m…

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Apple Watch Ceramic Edition Review

Gone are golds yellow and rose and in their place Apple Watch has a whole new Edition — Ceramic White.

The original Apple Watch Edition launched in 2015, was crafted out of yellow or rose gold, and cost $10K and up. It was for people who stay in 6-star hotels, fly in cabins, wear couture—maybe only once—and would certainly buy something as trendy as an Apple Watch but only if it came in gold. It was also for the fashion and watch worlds, a substance to get attention beyond the silicon.

I had several opportunities to see it at and around Apple events and it was legit gorgeous. But a market used to affordable luxury doesn’t like even the idea of luxury they can’t afford: While the original Edition generated attention, it also generated more than a little resentment.

So, in late 2016, Apple replaced it with an all-new Edition. Gone was the gold and the gobsmacking price tag, and in its place a still pricey (starting at $1,249) but much more attainable ceramic white….

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Best Indoor Security Cameras

These are some of the best indoor security cameras on the market!

Indoor security cameras are a great way to give yourself peace of mind when you’re away from home. Not only can you check in on pets if you have them, but you can also receive notifications that’ll alert you to intruders. Many cameras feature smart alert systems that can tell you about out-of-the-ordinary sounds and motion in your household; some cameras feature both a speaker and a microphone for two-way communication, and a few even come with sirens and alarms to scare away intruders. If you’d like to add an extra layer of security and safety to your household, consider picking up an indoor security camera!

Nest Cam
Netgear Arlo Q
Logitech Logi Circle
If you’re still mulling over the pros and cons of an indoor security camera, you should take a look at my piece on the reasons why you might and might not want one!

Why you might (and might not) want an indoor security camera in your home

Nest Cam

I have…

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Comic: Top of the Heap Forever

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Transfer files to your iPhone with ease with this MFi memory stick!

While the Lightning connector included on iPhone and iPads has plenty of benefits, but transferring large sums of data between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad has always been a bit of a pain. Sure, there are options like AirDrop, Hand-Off, and iTunes which help ease the load, but nothing is quite as convenient as good ol’ flash storage.

Lightning-enabled flash drives do exist, but with Apple’s proprietary technology at play, it’s hard to find a quality one for a good price. iMore Offers has the perfect solution to keep you transferring data at lightning speeds!

Lightning-enabled flash storage for 40% off! Learn more

Instantly free up space on your iPhone or iPad with the iMemStick 3.0. This 2-in-1 accessory acts as a flash drive and a charging cable, so you don’t have to carry around more than one cable at a time.

You’ll never have to worry about the iMemStick 3.0 not functioning with your iPhone because it’s Made For iPhone (MFi) certified! Plus, The iMemStick 3.0 offers tr…

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8 Best Food Allergy Apps for Food Intolerance Symptoms in 2019

Would you like to have an app that takes care of your food allergy?As foods become more diverse each day, it’s so easy to develop a new food allergy or intolerance.While it may seem like not a big deal to some, in the long run it can cause serious dama…

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Best way to shoot photographs at night with the iPhone

How do I shoot awesome night-time photos with my iPhone?

Shooting late at night can be a bit tricky, especially with an iPhone, but you don’t need a 7 Plus to capture stunning pictures.

While shooting in the dark isn’t the most ideal, and things like portraits can be pretty gosh-darn difficult in low-light situations, there are a couple of things you can keep in mind that’ll make your late-night iPhoneography really pop.

Here are some of the best ways you can shoot photographs at night with your iPhone!

A lil’ light goes a long way
Color, color, color!
Bye-bye flash
Play with different (typically ugly) light

A lil’ light goes a long way

There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. (Leonard Cohen)

While there are plenty of beautiful photographs of cityscapes and nature scenes that are taken in the middle of the day with bright, vivid lightning, there’s something quite intimate and intriguing about a photograph with just a little c…

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Will Nintendo Switch support GameCube controllers?

Will you be able to use your GameCube controller with Nintendo Switch? Maybe…

Since the very first Nintendo console (Nintendo Entertainment System) all the way to the soon-to-be-released Nintendo Switch, the gaming company has drastically changed their controller each generation. Nintendo pioneered a few controller features — left and right shoulder buttons as an example — that are widely used by all types of controllers today.

The Wii and Wii U both allowed gamers to use Nintendo’s older GameCube controllers, which many players preferred to use for competitive gaming; however, the Switch will have a dedicated Pro Controller as an additional accessory, leaving the fate of compatibility with GameCube controllers on the fence. Let’s dip into all the information we know right now and see what lies ahead for the beloved GameCube gamepad.

A little history

When the Nintendo Wii burst onto the scene back in 2006, the Wiimote was a huge change from conventional game syste…

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