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September 18th, 2016 | Get updates
MacRumors tracks the last time Apple products were updated.

If you're in the market for a new Apple device, it's a good idea to see that last time the product was updated.

Before I make an Apple purchase I check the...

Filed under: General iPhone
September 10th, 2016 | Get updates
Accessing your Camera automatically turns off the flashlight.
The iPhone flashlight is such a handy tool that's really easy to access by swiping up on your Home Screen and accessing the Control Center. The flashlight is on the bottom left. I've...
Filed under: General iPhone
September 4th, 2016 | Get updates
Use this technique when your hands are occupied.

Have you ever been driving or had your hands full and you hear...

Filed under: Siri
August 13th, 2016 | Get updates
The barometer sensor provides elevation information.

For iPhone 6 and newer models, a baramoter sensor was included, which provides information about elevation. 

In order to see the elevation:

First you need to...

August 5th, 2016 | Get updates
Get rid of the 'Sent from my iPhone' Message on Emails

Sometimes when I'm on the go, I reply to an email and really don't want the recipient to know that I've sent the email from my iPhone.

Since Apple sets the default signature to...

Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
July 30th, 2016 | Get updates
Set up text replacement for common items.

Typing your email address in a text message or email can be a common occurance. It can also be tedious, especially if your email address is long.

You can easily set up a code to use in place...

Filed under: Keyboard
July 28th, 2016 | Get updates
Prevent posts from certain people coming into your News Feed—without them knowing.
In Facebook, you are able to control the things you see in your News Feed. If you are ‘friends’ with someone that is posting information you’re not interested in seeing,...
Filed under: General iPad, General iPhone
July 15th, 2016 | Get updates
It's easy to sign up for recurring charges, but less intuitive to cancel.
Recently I received an email invoice from iTunes for an App that I didn't realize was subscription based, knowing most Apps charge a one-time fee to download. I signed up for the...
Filed under: General iPhone
July 8th, 2016 | Get updates
Save precious space on your iPhone.

If you're not careful about deleting old text messages, they can accumulate in a hurry and chew up valuable space on your devices.

In iOS, there is a setting that allows you to...

Filed under: General iPhone
July 2nd, 2016 | Get updates
Use the iMessage location sharing feature.

The next time you get asked, "Where are you?" in a text message, reply...

Filed under: General iPhone, Siri