The "out-of-office" reply is a commonly used automatic email reply that lets people know you will be away from your email for an amount of time, so they won't think you are ignoring them. Just about every email client has this tool, including one of the most popular - Gmail. Apple Mail and other email managers sometimes don't let you set up out-of-office responses. For Apple Mail you'd have to do it in a roundabout way, setting up rules on your desktop Mail app. It's a better idea to set it up at the source.
Apple continues its launch of new products this week with a sequel to its wireless AirPods. The refresh features a variety of improvements over the 1st generation model, which was in short supply after its release in December 2016. Since then, AirPods have become one of Apple's most successful accessories. So what new features come with the AirPods 2nd generation?
If you're having déjà vu it is because Activision is releasing yet another Call of Duty game to mobile devices. There have been too many Call of Duty games for the small screen to count. Most of them are gone now, or never even made it beyond a soft launch. The popular Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies remains, but its last update was logged on Dec. 17, 2015.
Albums help to keep a large collection of pictures organized in the iOS Photos app. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users can easily create albums and add photos to an existing album right on their devices. Sometimes albums get too large, or photos need to be reorganized into smaller groups for efficiency.
Judging from the number and magnitude of incidents involving Facebook over the past few years, that the social media giant is playing fast and loose with user data is probably an understatement. While it is now putting extra effort into user privacy, it has a long way to go, and you should do everything in your power to protect your data. One of the easiest paths for your private information to leak out is through third-party apps that have permissions to your account.