All Articles by Mike Tanasychuk

How to restrict Safari, Camera, FaceTime, Siri, and more with parental controls for iPhone and iPad

Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, let you manage which features, apps, and content your kids can and can't access on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

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How to use Zoom on Mac

The Zoom accessibility feature on Mac allows you to zoom in on the whole screen, not just part of an app. You can do it with keyboard shortcuts or by using your mouse or trackpad's scroll function along with modifier keys. Here's how!

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How to change the look of closed captions on Mac

How do you customize closed captions on the Mac? With accessibility settings!

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How to use visual and color accessibility options on your Mac

How do you change colors, contrast, transparency, cursor size, and otherwise make your Mac easier to see? With accessibility!

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Best Rugged Cases for iPhone 7 Plus

Everyday life can be hectic and if you're the outdoorsy type as well, you'll need a case that can keep up with you and your iPhone 7 Plus adventures. Check out our top picks!

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How to use and customize the Accessibility shortcut on iPhone and iPad

Some Accessibility features on your iPhone or iPad can be accessed or enabled by triple-clicking the Home button. You can set them to match your needs and preferences. Here's how!

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How to use Touch Accommodations on iPhone and iPad

For people with motor skill impairments, Touch Accommodations is a useful and convenient accessibility feature that helps make using a touchscreen much easier and much less frustrating. Here’s how to set things up to work for you.

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How to enable VoiceOver on Mac

VoiceOver is a handy accessibility feature on the Mac for those with visual impairments. It reads out items on the screen so that you can easily navigate and get the most out of your Mac. Here's how to enable and use it!

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How to increase contrast and reduce motion on iPhone and iPad

Delving further into visual accessibility, you can increase contrast on your iPhone, so that somewhat transparent options show up more clearly, and you can also reduce motion, so the apps on your Home screen won’t move around so much and button actions won’t be as pronounced.

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How to change text in Accessibility for iPhone and iPad

If you have a bit of a hard time seeing the text on your iPhone but only need a little help to make things better, you can just enlarge the text or make it bold. Here’s how!

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How to enable Spoken Text on iPhone and iPad

How do you get your iPhone to read text out loud? With a flick of an accessibility switch!

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How to use Switch Control on iPhone and iPad

Switch Control allows people with mobility impairments to get full use out of their iPhone or iPad using adaptive switches and other assistive devices. Here's how to use it!

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How to add button shapes and use labels on iPhone and iPad

If you find the text on iPhone and iPad difficult to read and can't find the buttons to navigate through your device, you can enable button shapes to help you out. You can also enable on/off labels, which is great for folks who can't see green. Apple is, as always, incredibly accessible.

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How to connect hearing aids and use audio accessibility on iPhone and iPad

If you have a hearing aid or need better audio accessibility, iPhone and iPad can help.

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How to use AssistiveTouch on iPhone and iPad

How can you use software controls when you can't use hardware buttons? With AssitiveTouch!

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How to customize the Home button on iPhone and iPad

iOS 10 brought a ton of changes with its release, one of the biggest being the change in the Home button's behavior. You can now unlock your iPhone or iPad with Touch ID, just by resting your thumb or finger on the Home button (the Lock screen must be awake). If you don't like it, you can turn it off!

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How to use Display Accommodations and Color Filters on iPhone and iPad

In iOS 10, inverting colors and implementing grayscale have all been consolidated under Display Accommodations in Accessibility, and Apple has added the ability to activate color filters to help people with even more types of color blindness. Activating these filters is as easy as flipping a switch, so here we go!

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How to manage channels, history, and more in Apple News for iPhone and iPad

How do you customize your Apple News experience? It's easy!

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How to deactivate Find My iPhone on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

How do you disable Find My Friends—and Activation Lock—on an iPhone or iPad? Here are the steps!

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Best Cheap Cases for iPhone 7

So you shelled out a few hundred dollars for your new iPhone 7 and don’t want to spend too much on a case? Not to worry. There are a ton of great cases you can get for under $20, including some from some of the best brands.

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