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How To Turn iOS Live Photos Into GIF Images

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The iOS Live Photo feature is great for two reasons. The first is that you can often catch hilarious moments in the seconds surrounding a photo that would normally be lost in the snapshot. The second is because those same moments can be turned into GIFs, a feature that the vast majority of users don’t […]

How To Set Up Your Health Profile On Your iPhone

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Gone are the days when you had to walk around with a bulky wallet packed with banknotes, social security card, driver’s license, credit cards, membership cards and other important pieces of personal identification. With your iPhone, you can pay for your shopping, parking, utility bills, buy airtime, browse the internet and much more, using mobile […]

The Five Best Alternative iOS Maps Apps

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Traffic, road closures, and unexpected delays are all part of the daily hassles that make getting around difficult. It’s more frustrating if you go out unprepared, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a navigation app, you can get accurate maps with voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, and integrated navigation for walking, cycling and public […]

The 5 Best Alternative iOS Voice Recording Apps

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As voice recognition continues to grow in popularity, device owners are gradually moving more toward speaking into their phones rather than typing. That means when you set a reminder to pick up milk on the way home or make a hair appointment, you’re more likely to pull up your phone’s voice memo app than type […]

iPhone Apps To Monitor & Improve Your Sleep

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Are you getting enough sleep? According to the CDC, one in three adults isn’t. Lack of sleep may leave you cranky and unprepared to meet the next day’s challenges, but over time it can have more serious health consequences. If you have a smartphone though, the tools you need to get more sleep are just […]

10 Apps Which Are Essential For Every iPhone

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I switched from Android to an iPhone back in 2012 and I have never ever contemplated switching back to Android since then. I won’t go into all of the reasons why but I guess one of the main ones is that the iPhone works really well and the apps are fantastic. Since my first iPhone […]

The Best iOS Scanner Apps To Scan Documents & Images

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The first commercial model of the Xerox machine was almost the size of two washing machines, weighing about 650 pounds, and prone to overheating.  Nonetheless, it was a godsend for secretaries as they no longer needed to use lousy carbon paper or visit third-party external print shops to produce quality copies. Its core technology later […]

How To View & Cancel Your iOS Subscriptions On Your iDevice

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One of the things I love about owning a tablet (in my case, an iPad) is that I can ditch all of my print magazine subscriptions and go digital instead. As well as magazines, there are other kinds of subscriptions, such as app upgrades and games, all of which can be accessed and monitored through […]

How To Set Up “Do Not Disturb” On iOS

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If it is 2.00am and you only have a few hours to get some sleep, there’s nothing worse than someone trying to call you, or ping you on chat. Turning the phone off or slinging it out of the room may be impractical if you use your phone as an alarm clock. So what do […]

How To Backup Your iOS Device Using iTunes

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As every iOS device owner knows, you can quickly and easily back it up on iCloud by using the device’s settings. But another way to back it up is to make an encrypted backup to your computer using iTunes. It’s another insurance policy in case a backup fails, then you have another one in your […]