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Adjust iOS Interaction Accessibility Settings On iOS

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iOS has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the more user-friendly operating systems on the market. While they lack some of the advanced customizability that many Android devices offer, iPhones and iPads are extremely easy to pick up right out of the box. Plus, Apple has included a wide selection of Accessibility features to […]

Hide Photos On iOS The Easy Way

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It’s always great to be able to share your favorite photos with friends, but how do you deal with those pesky snoopers that seem compelled to swipe left or right? Many of us have photos on our iPhones or iPads that we’d like to keep private, and having them front and center in the camera […]

Backup Your iOS Device Over WiFi Automatically

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When the first iOS devices launched, there was an expectation that customers would also have a personal computer like a Windows PC or MacOS machine. It might have been less true of the iPhone, but early iPad users couldn’t even start using their tablets without first connecting the machine to a PC. These days, iPads […]

Use Your iOS Device as a Wired Modem

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Most people are probably aware that their smartphone or tablet can function as a WiFi hotspot. This way, your other devices can all share the same data via your mobile operator’s SIM card in a process often referred to as “tethering”. What many iOS users may not know is that they can use a wired […]

Save a Safari Webpage to iPhone/iPad Home Screen

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In my Mac User group, we use an online attendance poll that we ask meeting attendees to fill out. This poll not only gives us an attendance record, but also allows participants to provide feedback about the meeting, or to ask follow up or other questions. This google poll is not easy to find and […]

iOS Shortcuts: Using 3D Touch in Control Center

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Apple first brought Force Touch, a pressure sensitive touch technology, to the Apple Watch. But soon after Android phone maker Huawei released this feature in its new smartphones, Apple released and popularized its use on iPhone, first with the iPhone 6s. Apple calls this multi-touch capability 3D Touch. This adds an innovative way to open […]

How to Customize the Control Center Panel in iOS

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With the introduction of iOS 11, Apple finally allowed users to customize the Control Center panel feature that lets you quickly access some of the most popular options and features on your iPhone or iPad. Still, in true Apple fashion, you are limited in what you can actually change. For example, you can remove a […]

How to Clean Install iOS 11 on iPhone or iPad

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If you’re planning to upgrade your Apple device to iOS 11, you have the option to perform a normal upgrade or perform a clean install. If you’re upgrading a relatively new device like a 6S or iPhone 7, a normal upgrade will probably be just fine. However, on older devices, a clean install can help […]

How to Prepare Your Device for iOS 11

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iOS 11 will be released on Tuesday, September 19, meaning you don’t have much time to get your device ready if you are planning to upgrade immediately. In this article, I’m going to give you a couple of tips before you perform the upgrade. After upgrading several devices every year for the last five or […]

Understanding Burst Mode in iOS 7

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Even though I got my new iPhone 5S back in December, I didn’t learn how to use half it’s features till only a few days ago. With the new iPhone and fingerprint reader everyone talks about, you can also take slow-motion videos and take 10 pictures per second with the new burst mode option. The […]