iThings Tips and Tricks

By Frenship Technology Department | Tips and Tricks for your iDevices

How to set up and use Emergency SOS on your iPhone in iOS 11

How do you quickly call emergency services and notify your emergency contacts on your iPhone? With SOS on iOS 11.<p>Much like Emergency SOS on Apple …

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The Ultimate App for Dog Photos: BarkCam

The camera roll on my iPhone is jam packed with pictures of my dogs—there's just something about those fuzzy faces that demands to be adored and photographed so that the pictures can be adored as well. Then of course there's the sharing; #instadog #socute #sorryyouguysicantrestrainmyself. I've been …

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How to Live Stream the 2018 NFL Playoffs on Apple TV

If you're an NFL fan who's cut the cable cord, it can be difficult to watch all the games you'd like via live streaming options. National Football League broadcast rights are a lucrative and sought-after prize, fiercly competed for by national television networks including Fox, ABC, CBS, and NBC. …

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Your iPhone tracks every place you visit. Here’s how to see the map

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts – aka Significant Locations – and uses this data to make location-based suggestions using Siri, and Siri-related features. Don’t panic: This data is kept on your phone, not collected …

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24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

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Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacements are available a month early

Apple was only poised to offer discounted iPhone battery replacements to Americans in late January, but they're already here. The company has issued a statement announcing that the $29 replacements are available today (December 30th) in the US for affected users with an iPhone 6 or later, whether …

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Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your New AirPods

AirPods were a hot ticket item this holiday season, selling out from Apple and other retailers.<p>We're guessing quite a few <i>MacRumors</i> readers got new AirPods during the holidays, so we thought we'd share some super handy tips and tricks that'll help you get the most out of your new earphones.<p>AirPods …

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Ten Reasons We Love the Apple iPhone X

After a month of testing, Apple's latest and greatest doesn't disappoint<p>When news of the iPhone X broke this September, the Internet was awash with people pronouncing their love for Apple’s new device, and noting they couldn’t wait to get their hands on it. It looked great, the features sounded …

Apple Ranks The Most Noteworthy Apps From The App Store In 2017

Image via Apple Developer<p><b>Apple has</b> handpicked its 10 favorite apps of 2017. The list showcases programs that work both productively and intuitively …

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How to Record Sound when Recording Your Screen with iOS 11 on iPhone

If you add Screen Recording to your customized control center in iOS 11 on iPhone, you can easily record your screen. An iPhone screen recording will record in-app sounds and music by default. But you can choose to record your voice during the screen recording instead. Here’s how to record sound …

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iPhone X pre-orders sell out in minutes on Samsung’s home turf

The iPhone X may have greater levels of availability in Apple Stores than many predicted, but there’s one place you’ll struggle to get your hands on one: South Korea.<p>According to a new report, Samsung’s home turf experienced a massive surge of orders for the iPhone X when it was made available for …

iMovie 10 review: Free video editing that's elegant and easy

Apple’s iMovie has been around for a long time, and it has always focused on one philosophy: ease of use in a clean and elegant interface. After many …

How to use Face ID on the iPhone X

Here are the ins and outs of using Face ID for everything from unlocking your iPhone X to autofilling passwords in Safari.<p>Face ID on the iPhone X is …

iOS 11.2 Enables Faster 7.5W Wireless Charging on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

The latest iOS 11.2 beta enables faster 7.5 watt charging on the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, when using a compatible Qi-based wireless …

How to Re-Install Deleted Default Apps in iOS 11

Now that iOS users can finally delete pre-installed apps from their device, it’s bound to happen that somewhere along the way you’ll delete an app …

How To Turn On the iPhone’s One-Handed Keyboard in iOS 11

While we love our huge iPhone “Plus” handsets, many of us have trouble typing with one hand like we did on the smaller iPhones from yesteryear. …

These iPhone X tips and tricks will help you adapt to Apple’s big design overhaul

The iPhone X is still back ordered across the world, but you can still buy one from Apple retail stores and carriers if you’re lucky enough to find …

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

The iPhone has one of the best phone cameras around. These apps help make it even better.<p>There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo …

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AirPlay 2: Everything we know about Apple’s upgraded wireless audio streaming feature

AirPlay 2 is coming soon to iOS after being previewed at WWDC earlier this summer. While we haven’t tested AirPlay 2 yet, the upcoming feature has a lot of promise. AirPlay 2 enables multi-room audio playback, works with Apple TV, and compatible speakers will work with HomeKit and Siri.<p>What is …

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it turns out they’ve got a whole slew of their own hidden tricks and …

iPhone X Diary: One week in, and I absolutely love this phone

The executive summary of this iPhone X Diary piece – almost a week in – is that I still love it, and I have found very little more to complain about.<p>Let’s start with the look and feel. I still love it. It still feels like a single slab of glass, and it has a really great tactile feel in the hand.<p>To …

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4 ways to make Siri smarter on your iPhone

Because a smarter Siri makes your life easier.<p>Sure, Siri sounds a bit less like a robot in iOS 11, but Apple's digital assistant still fails to understand me and mispronounces names. Siri is also more useful if she (my Siri has a British female voice, so I'll refer to Siri as a "she" here) knows my …

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Top 10 iPhone X Tips and Tricks: Reachability, Face ID, Screenshots and More

The iPhone X is the first new iPhone design Apple has introduced since 2014, and the most radical redesign since the iPhone first debuted in 2007.<p>With a revamped user interface and a slew of new features, there's a lot to get used to, and there are a bunch of hidden functions that aren't …

Apple TV Screensavers and their Geo-Locations Identified

Apple TV shows fantastic screensavers when it’s left alone idle. You can also hit “Menu” on the remote while you’re in the top-level menu to activate …

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Apple to release software update to solve iPhone issue when typing the letter ‘i’, here’s a workaround fix

<b>Update</b>: Apple has now released iOS 11.1.1. If you were affected by the symbols autocorrect glitch when typing the letter A, update to iOS 11.1.1 and your problem will be resolved.<p>Some iPhone and iPad users are facing a weird bug after updating to iOS 11.1. When trying to type the lowercase letter …

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iPhone X setup shows Apple’s core brilliance

I used to think setting up a new iPhone was easy, but the iPhone X takes it to the next level.<p>On Friday, I got the new iPhone X and have been using it all weekend. The setup process was the easiest ever, and speaks to Apple’s constant drive to make things better.<p>Normally I set up a new I Phone “as …

Displaymate gives iPhone X “highest ever” rating with an A+

Displaymate released its study of the iPhone X display earlier today and the results are impressive to say the least. If you recall, last year’s iPhone 7 had a record high in display performance. However, the iPhone X is here to take the crown.<p>Over the years Displaymate has run exhaustive tests on …

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How to navigate the Home button-less iPhone X using gestures [Video]

The iPhone X ushers in a major change to the way we interact with our devices due to the lack of a Home button. In order to accommodate an almost bezel-free display, Apple eschewed the Home button and replaced its functionality with several new Screen Edge Gestures.<p>The presence of these new …

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Life after the Home button: The iPhone X gestures guide

If you are one of the few million people who managed to pre-order an iPhone X when it was briefly available, you will be one of the first people …

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