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How to save your iPhone photos directly to an external hard drive on Mac

How do I save my iPhone photos to an external hard drive? Using Image Capture you can cut out half the work!If you take a lot of photos with your …

Operating Systems

How to Use the iPad App Switcher in iOS 11

On the iPad, iOS 11 merges the Control Center with the App Switcher as part of an overhauled interface that's meant to put more of a focus on multitasking. The update also adds new ways to access the App Switcher and it brings new, enhanced app switching functionality.<p>Accessing the App Switcher<p>On …

Apps

How to Use the New Files App in iOS 11

The new Files app in iOS 11 replaces iCloud Drive, offers a lot more functionality than its predecessor, and provides perhaps the best argument yet for using an iPad as your go-to mobile computer.<p>In Files, you have access not only to the files stored on your device and in iCloud, but also to those …

Apps

iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 and 8 Plus: Display Sizes, Cameras, Battery Life, Face ID vs. Touch ID

Apple on Tuesday hosted its first-ever event at Steve Jobs Theater, where it unveiled the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.<p>iPhone X is Apple's new flagship smartphone, with a stainless steel frame sandwiched between a nearly edge to edge OLED display on the front and glass on the back. iPhone …

Mobile Technology

7 hidden tips and tricks every iOS Mail user should know

No matter how many email apps I try, I just keep coming back to the stock iOS Mail app. While some of the things I’ve come to love about the iPhone’s built-in Mail app are obvious, some are not — such as shortcuts or gestures that make using it even more intuitive. Here are a few favorite iOS Mail …

Apps

How to add missing album art in iTunes

Having album art accompany the music in iTunes not only makes it look great, but it also makes finding and identifying music on your Mac, PC, iPhone, …

Album Art

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

Apps

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

Apps

Top 25 Xbox 360 Games

20. Dark Souls II (2014)<p>From Software’s Souls series became the biggest cult phenomena of the past few years, and Dark Souls II is the finest of the …

How to Use 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus has been selling strongly since its launch last month, thanks in part to a number of new features including 3D Touch. With it, users can access Quick Actions from the home screen and Peek and Pop from within a variety of stock and third-party apps.<p>If you're wondering …

New Apple TV: Tips, Tricks, Siri Remote Shortcuts and Useful Settings

The new Apple TV launched on Friday in several countries around the world, giving early adopters a chance to try out the fourth-generation device for a few days now. The consensus opinion is that the new Apple TV is a worthwhile upgrade, particularly because of new features such as the App Store, …

iOS 9: 74 tips and tricks

Get to know your iOS 9 tweaks<p>Downloading a new iOS release can be just as exciting as peeling the plastic screen cover off a shiny new iPhone 6S or …

Apple Pay
Apps

Lock screen: The Ultimate Guide

Because Lock screen is the first screen you land on when you boot up or wake up, it serves as both assistant and gatekeeper — it keeps you informed …

Tip of the Day: Integrate Travel Time into Calendar Events

It’s easier than ever to stay on top of your appointments with the Calendar widget in Notification Center on iOS 8, but it’s even easier to be late if you don’t know when to leave for your next appointment. Fortunately, you can integrate travel time into your Calendar events in just a few short …

Apps

Why Apple Pay is ‘more safe and secure than using your credit card’

Although Apple Pay has had its share of early hiccups, the mobile payment platform is overall off to a promising start. <i>CIO’s</i> Al Sacco has interviewed …

iMessage: The ultimate guide

iMessage is Apple's built-in instant messaging (IM) service. It lets you send text, picture, video, sound, and location quickly and easily to anyone …

11 Expensive Apps That Might Actually Be Worth It

All smartphone apps fall into two categories: paid and unpaid. For many, free apps satisfy all our needs, even if they fill our lives with a bunch of …

Apple Pay: Everything We Know

Apple Pay Overview<p>Apple Pay is Apple's <b>mobile payments service</b>. As with the Apple Watch, Apple has adopted the Apple symbol "" followed by "Pay" for the service's name, though the company also refers to it as "Apple Pay."<p>Available since October 20, 2014, Apple Pay is designed to allow <b>iPhone 6, 6s,</b> …

iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus camera shootout!

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are almost identical in every single way, with only a few exceptions. While both models got an updated sensor, iPhone …

How to use iOS 8, the complete guide

iOS 8 looks to be one of the most feature-packed updates to Apple's mobile platform since the launch of the App Store. Learn how to use it with our comprehensive guides.<p>iOS 8 is now available for the iPhone , iPad , and iPod Touch , bringing new functionality and features to the platform.<p>Custom …

Apps

The ultimate photo shoot: on location in Iceland with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

By Austin Mann<p><i>As with any smartphone in 2014, there's no more important feature than the camera. It's what we use to take photos with our friends and families, how we remember what we ate and what our kids looked like way back when.</i><p><i>The camera has always been one of the iPhone's most impressive</i> …

How to install custom keyboards on iOS 8

For the first time ever, users will be able to install custom keyboards on iOS.<p>iOS 8 allows for third-party keyboards in the App Store. Meaning, developers such as Swype and SwiftKey will finally have the opportunity to bring their popular Android keyboards to iOS.<p>We can expect to see keyboard apps …

Apps

iOS 8 How-to: Create the Medical ID

New in iOS 8 you are able to create a Medical ID in the Health App. Even though the rest of the Health app is down, the Medical ID is fully functioning. The Medical ID is important because in case of an emergency, medical responders can look at your phone and know any allergies or medical …

The new keyboards you'll love for iOS 8

Now that you can swap out the default keyboard on your iPhone and iPad, check out these awesome alternatives.<p>Apple's stock keyboard got a makeover in iOS 8 , adding predictive typing and a new layout. But if you're not happy with the default keyboard, you (finally) have the chance to change it.<p>With …

Apps

Four tips for Apple's Mail app on iOS 8

Mail on iOS 8 brings with it some new features iPhone and iPad users are going to appreciate.<p>There's no shortage of third-party mail apps in the iOS App Store, making the default Mail app look a bit dated in the features department.<p>As is the case with every revision of iOS released since its …

App Store

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software - Pocket-lint

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.<p>The new OS from Apple brings …

Siri: The Ultimate Guide

Siri is the name of Apple's personal digital assistant. It's basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and …