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How to Monitor (and Reduce) Your Data Usage on the iPhone

October 18th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Unlimited cellular data is tough to come by. Keep an eye on how much data you’re using to avoid paying overage fees or having your data speed throttled down to a trickle for the rest of your billing cycle. Read more: http://www.howtogeek.com/212295/how-to%C2%A0reduce-your-iphone%E2%80%99s-cellular-data-usage/

Quick Tip: Place Your iPhone Face Down to Save Battery Life

October 3rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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iOS 9 brought a useful new feature you may not have noticed yet. Known as “Facedown detection”, your iPhone can detect when it’s placed face down and won’t turn the screen on when notifications arrive. This can save a lot of battery power if you regularly receive notifications. How Facedown Detection Works While the technology involved is a little […]

Hardware hack defeats iPhone passcode security

September 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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iPhone passcodes can be bypassed using just £75 ($100) of electronic components, research suggests. A Cambridge computer scientist cloned iPhone memory chips, allowing him an unlimited number of attempts to guess a passcode. The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work. The FBI made the […]

How to Unlock Your iOS 10 Device With a Single Click (Like in iOS 9)

September 15th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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In iOS 10, Apple made a small but fundamental change to the way touch ID users unlock their phone phone. If you’re tired of seeing “Press home to open” or “Press home to unlock” every time to you grab your phone, here’s how to switch it back to the way it was in iOS 9. How Touch ID Changed […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

September 8th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The iPhone 7 will not have a traditional headphone socket. Apple said its lightning connector could be used instead, which would make room for other components. It will also promote the use of wireless earphones, and has released a set of its own called Airpods. The firm said it had taken “courage” to take the […]

How to Boost Performance on Your Older iPhone or iPad

September 5th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Every year, Apple comes out with new iPhones and iPads and a new version of iOS. While it’s a good idea to stay current on software, few can afford to buy new hardware every year, or even every few years. If your iPhone or iPad is showing its age, try these tricks to squeeze out […]

Apple issues urgent iPhone software update after attempted hack with ‘most sophisticated spyware’ ever seen

August 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple has issued a global upgrade of its iOS mobile operating system after a botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software. The spyware took advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in iOS to take complete control of iPhone devices. An Apple spokesperson said: “We were made aware of this vulnerability […]

Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws

August 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Flaws in Apple’s iOS operating system have been discovered that made it possible to install spyware on a target’s device merely by getting them to click on a link. The discovery was made after a human rights lawyer alerted security researchers to unsolicited text messages he had received. They discovered three previously unknown flaws within […]

How to Control Your Mac From Your iPhone or iPad

August 3rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Need to adjust something on your Mac, but it’s all the way on the other side of the house? You don’t need to get off the couch: your Mac’s built-in screen sharing works great with your iPhone or iPad, and it’s a snap to set up. To get started, you need to first enable screen […]

Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts

July 27th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple has reported a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared. The US tech giant sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly above forecasts of 40.02 million. Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the results reflected “stronger customer demand… than we […]

How to Create 3D “Parallax” Wallpapers for Your iPhone or iPad

July 21st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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If you own an iPhone or iPad, then you’ve probably noticed a 3D effect on some wallpapers, where it seems like your home screen icons are hovering over the top. You can actually do this with almost any image without special software. The wallpaper we’re talking about is called parallax wallpaper, but on your iOS device, […]

How to Increase the Size of Text and Icons on an iPhone

July 12th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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You can make text larger and more readable on your iPhone or iPad, but you can also increase the size of the app icons, text labels, and user interface elements on your iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, or 6S Plus so it’s easier to use. By default, your iPhone’s display resolution is in “Standard” mode. […]

How to Control Your iPhone with a Tilt of Your Head

June 21st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The iPhone and iPad have a cool accessibility feature that actually lets you control the device with a tilt of your head. This is obviously useful if you have limited use of your hand and arms, but it’s also great for people who get their hands wet or dirty and don’t want to touch their valuable electronics. Today, we’re going to show you […]

How to Teach Your iPhone to Stop “Fixing” Irregular Words

June 16th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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You probably have had experience when you’re trying to spell an odd word that isn’t in the dictionary, and your iPhone keeps auto correcting it to how it thinks it should be spelled. It might be time to teach it what you’re trying to say. You could just backspace after it makes the correction and force it […]

Apple’s Siri calls ambulance for baby

June 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A woman from Cairns, Australia, used Siri to call an ambulance for her one-year-old daughter when she stopped breathing. Stacey Gleeson grabbed her iPhone and ran to the child’s room to help her but dropped it as she turned on the light. She shouted at the handset to activate Siri and told it to get […]

How to Share Your iPhone Without People Snooping Around

April 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Phones are private, full of personal data and messages. Guided Access allows you to share your iPhone with someone, allowing them to look at photos, place a phone call, or play a game without them accessing any of that personal data or seeing your notifications. Guided Access is ideal for situations where you want to show photos […]

The iPhone Shortcut That Helps You Reach Anything with One Hand

April 22nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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When Apple first debuted the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with their larger screens, they also introduced a feature named Reachability that makes it easier to reach the top of the screen when you’re using the device with one hand. It’s surprising, though, how many people don’t know the feature exists, or think it’s some […]

How to Add Your Gmail, Contacts, and Google Calendar to Your iPhone or iPad

April 11th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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  There are two main ways to do this: Add Your Gmail, Contacts, and Calendars to iOS: When you add your Google account in iOS’ settings, it shows up in the iOS Mail, Contacts, and Calendar apps. Download the Official Gmail app: You can also install Google’s official Gmail app from the App Store. This is better […]

Panic over! Apple fixes iPhone 6S lockscreen bug

April 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Lockscreens on mobile phones have become a poisoned chalice. The theory is simple: after a suitably brief interval (we recommend a maximum of two minutes, inconvenience notwithstanding), your phone locks. When you next try to use your phone, it pops up a special screen on which you need to put in a secret passcode or […]

How to Free Up Space Used By Your iPhone or iPad’s Mail App

April 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple’s Mail app doesn’t provide a lot of control over how much storage it uses. it wants to download and store a lot of emails so they can be indexed and searchable with Spotlight. But the Mail app may sometimes use a large amount of space, which is particularly onerous on storage-limited 16GB iPhones. This is similar […]

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