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June 25th, 2016 | Get updates
This feature is handy when you forget to turn off your ringer.

When you receive a phone call on your iPhone, your answering options are different if your iPhone is locked or unlocked.

When your iPhone is unlocked, you'll see this option which allows...

Filed under: General iPhone
June 3rd, 2016 | Get updates
Protect yourself from prying eyes and unwanted replies.

By default, your iPhone shows Messages on your lock screen. For most people this isn’t a big deal, but for some people, the fact that anyone who is within eyesight of your phone...

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May 5th, 2016 | Get updates
When taking pictures, apply the "Rule of Thirds".

It's easy to add energy and interest to photos you take with your iPhone by applying the visual arts Rule of Thirds. This rule...

Filed under: General iPhone, Photography
May 1st, 2016 | Get updates
Easily see the part of the screen your full size keyboard is hiding.

Recently I discovered a handy keyboard tip for my iPad. Take 2 fingers and spread apart the keyboard and it will split in two! This comes in handy when you want to see the part of the screen that...

Filed under: General iPad, Keyboard
April 29th, 2016 | Get updates
Hanging a picture? Make sure it's straight using your iPhone.

Open the Compass App which comes installed on your iPhone.

Swipe to the left and your iPhone will become a level. Hold your iPhone sideways to line up anything to check for level.


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April 15th, 2016 | Get updates
Swipe left or right on the numbers.

Have you ever made a typo on the calculator? You don’t have to start all over like on a regular calculator, just swipe left or right on the numbers to delete them.

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April 8th, 2016 | Get updates
It won't improve battery life.

It is a common misconception that closing your iPhone Apps will help conserve battery life. When you close your App it is taken out of RAM (short term memory) and when you reopen it it is put back...

Filed under: Battery Life, General iPhone
April 2nd, 2016 | Get updates
Tap the bottom or top of the screen.

If you have a lot of pictures in the Photos App, it can be time consuming to scroll through pictures to find what you're looking for. Luckily, there is an easy shortcut to scroll to the top or...

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March 26th, 2016 | Get updates
Review your settings to avoid incurring large amounts of cellular data usage.
Your Apple device has settings that make it easy for you to keep Apps up to date. However, if you’re not careful, these data intensive...
Filed under: Cellular Data Usage, General iPad, General iPhone
March 18th, 2016 | Get updates
Save a step when typing symbols in a text message or email.

When typing a text or email message, you likely have the need to switch to the 'number and symbols' keyboard by selecting the 123 button.

But did you know there is a shortcut if you...

Filed under: General iPhone, Keyboard