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Apple’s new iPod nano and iPod shuffle won’t work with Apple Music — here’s why

According to Apple blog 9to5Mac, Apple is disallowing Apple Music from its cheaper iPods to prevent piracy. This way, Apple ensures no customers can save their songs onto an Apple device after their subscription is canceled. Apple needs WiFi to authenticate an Apple Music subscription, and the …

Hi there! Stop swiping up to kill your iPhone apps

Many people with an iPhone (and that’s a lot of people) have the wrong idea about closing apps. And once you know why, it might change the way that …

No one needs an Apple Watch

"How do you like your watch," is how the conversation starts.<p>Ultimately people want to know how I'm using it: What I'm using it <i>for</i>. Getting important …

10 Foods You Absolutely Must Try In Hawaii

Picture Hawaii. It's all rainbows and waterfalls, right?<p>Of course, that stuff is great. Who doesn't love a good white sand beach with dolphins and palm trees and whatnot. But guys, we're gonna let you in on a little secret... the real joy of Hawaii is in the FOOD.<p>Below, ten things you need to feast …

New Site Offers Interactive Look at Upcoming Apple Watch Apps

<i>AppAdvice</i> recently launched a new site dedicated to the Apple Watch called <i>WatchAware</i>, and today a new feature was introduced that showcases upcoming Apple Watch apps in an interesting, interactive way.<p>The site's Apple Watch Apps section offers a selection of apps that are displayed on an Apple …

Apple Watch: everything you need to know

The Apple Watch is due for release in April, and will be further showcased at the company's March 9 event. Read on for everything you need to know about specs, pricing, features and release date<p>Cometh the hour, cometh the Watch, and Apple are finally on the verge of releasing theirs following years …

Carly Fiorina on Leadership and Unlocking Human Potential

I first heard Carly Fiorina speak at the Global Leadership Summit on August 14, 2014. To say I was moved by her speech would be an understatement. I was amazed by this successful, talented woman and inspired by her philosophies. I spoke with Carly this week with the hopes of getting her perspective …

8 Criteria for Personal Accountability

In recent years, people have attempted to take responsibility for their personal development --character, career, attitude -- with performance tools and peer feedback systems. Some have been successful and made significant changes.<p>Others, not so much. They've shrugged off peer perceptions as …

Introducing the iPhone Life Tip of the Day Newsletter | iPhoneLife.com

One thing we hear over and over from iPhone Life readers is how much they love finding out about new tips and tricks for their iPhones and iPads. Some of them want to explore all the cool functions their device offers, others are trying to master the ins and outs of their iPhone's camera, and still …

How to Use Autofocus and Auto Exposure Lock on Your iPhone Camera

When you capture an image with your iPhone, the camera's autofocus (AF) and auto exposure (AE) features will automatically determine the best focus position for you and the best exposure for that area of focus. (Exposure determines how light or dark your image will be.) Alternatively, you can …

Tip of the Day: How to Start an iMovie on Your iPhone and Finish on a Mac Without Using AirDrop

People live busy lives. Apple understands this, which is why many of their apps are able to interact with one another across multiple platforms. But if you’re like me and not the biggest fan of AirDrop, here is a quick and simple way to begin an iMovie on your iPhone or iPad and continue editing it …

An iPhone-Connected Hearing Aid That Will Make Everyone Want One

Sure, your hearing might be fine. But this sleek new hearing aid is so discreet and so useful in noisy settings, that it could have broader appeal.<p>The phrase “hearing aid” conjures up images of big, clunky-looking devices that aren’t particularly nice to look at. But that’s not the kind of device …

8 Reasons Swift is Easier to Learn & Use than Objective-C

Over the years I have literally taught tens of thousands of people how to write code in Objective-C through training classes, conferences, online forums, and my book series. Based on the mountain of feedback I have received, I can tell you some key points that make Swift much easier to learn than …

Tip of the Day: How to Get Touch ID to Work Every Time

Touch ID is so very convenient, allowing you to keep your phone secure while eliminating the need to enter your passcode every time you unlock your iPhone. And because you don't need to enter your passcode every time, you can use a longer, more secure passcode without any extra hassle, thus …

Sherry Xie, Student, And Her DIY No-Poo Shampoo

With the growing green movement, we've been trying to make our beauty routines a little more eco-friendly. But in our attempt to help the environment, sometimes our bank accounts take a hit. After all, sustainable products can cost a small fortune. But leave it to a student to figure out a smart …

Tip of the Day: Turn on Private Browsing in Safari

We all have our reasons for wanting to browse the web privately occasionally. And I think we can all agree that we'd rather not know each other's reasons. Here's how you can keep your web browsing history private:<p>Open Safari and tap the bottom of the page to bring up the navigation options if …

How to Share Your Photos with Non-iPhone Users

iCloud Photo Library lets you see all your images on every iDevice you own and it lets you share pictures and videos with your friends and family. But what about sharing photos with friends and family who don't (gasp!) use an iPhone or iPad? It's OK, every family has one or two deluded souls like …

Apples and Androids Living Together

I’m surrounded by little green men, some people refer to them as aliens, I call them Android users. I’m an Apple in the middle of an Android Galaxy (S3s mostly, but a few S4s and a Nexus). So what’s it like being one of the only Apples in an Android dominated world? Here’s a rundown of my …