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June 25th, 2017 | Get updates
Many people prefer a shorter passcode similar to a pin code.

Hopefully you have a passcode set up on your iPhone, which is the easiest way to protect your iPhone if it's lost or stolen. Apple recommends setting up a 6-digit passcode for maximum protection....

June 11th, 2017 | Get updates
Extreme heat can permanently damage your battery.

Just like your pets or babies, your iPhone can be permanently damaged if you leave it in a hot car. It can also happen if you leave it in the sun.

Exposing your iPhone battery to...
Filed under: Battery Life, General iPhone
May 1st, 2017 | Get updates
Add a photo to the contacts you speak to frequently.

I like seeing a photo on my iPhone screen when I'm receiving a call. However, I don't have photos associated with all of the people I speak to most frequently. Luckily, it's an easy...

Filed under: General iPhone, Photography
April 8th, 2017 | Get updates
Keep confidential information away from prying eyes.

With iOS 9, the Notes App that comes with your Apple device got some major upgrades. One of those upgrades is the ability to password protect a note.

Since you can also save pictures in...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
March 26th, 2017 | Get updates
If you find and iPhone or iPad, ask Siri "Who owns this iPhone?".

If you find an iPhone or iPad, you can ask Siri, "who owns this iPhone", and she will pull up the contact information of the owner. Some people may view this as a violation of privacy,...

March 19th, 2017 | Get updates
When viewing an ad, you can easily customize options.

Facebook is one of the most popular online advertising platforms today, which means more and more businesses are using Facebook Ads.

You'll see them in your News Feed as Suggested Posts...

March 11th, 2017 | Get updates
Some people find the second notification to be confusing--or irritating.

By default your iPhone is set up to give you a second message notification 2 minutes later, if the first notification was received when your iPhone is locked.

Here's how you can...

Filed under: General iPhone
February 26th, 2017 | Get updates
Long press on your edited photo to see the original.

Sometimes when you're editing a photo, you can get a little bit carried away. It happens to me when I start rotating, cropping and then applying filters. 

Your iPhone keeps the...

February 15th, 2017 | Get updates
Even if you paid for it, you can easily recover it from iTunes.

Sometimes you accidentally delete a paid App from your device.

It's easy to re-install it from iTunes without having to pay for it again.

Here's how:

February 12th, 2017 | Get updates
Prevent the general public from seeing this personal information.

By default, Facebook makes your friends list, and the list of pages you follow, viewable to the public. This means anyone can see who is on your list of friends, and select them to see their...