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14 features in iOS 12 you need to know about

iOS

How to Use the New Photos App Features in iOS 12

In iOS 12, Apple has introduced some new features to the Photos app that aim to make it easier for you to search, share, and enjoy your photo collection. Here's how to make the most of them.<p>The most prominent addition in the Photos app is a new <b>For You</b> tab, which replaces the old Memories and Shared …

Apps

Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on …

11 Greatest Safari Extensions for iPhone in iOS 11

Despite the essential features that Safari offers, there are a number of important features that are missing. Fortunately, Safari supports …

iOS 11: New iPhone calculator adds animations that make adding up difficult

Sometimes, 1 + 2 + 3 doesn't equal 6.<p>That's according to the iPhone's new calculator, which behaves bizarrely and gives out results previously …

How to downgrade your iPhone from iOS 11

We were all excited for iOS 11, but some of us were disappointed when we finally updated our phones. Specifically, those of us who still have the …

Mobile Technology

Here's how to fix iOS11 if it sucks your iPhone battery dry

The launch of Apple's latest operating system iOS11 in September brought with it a lot of good things – like WiFi sharing and payments through …

iOS 11 solves one of the biggest issues with having multiple Apple devices in your family

As the family IT administrator, one of my jobs is to make sure each of the devices we own is backed up. That task just got a lot easier with iOS 11.<p>Syncing my own iPhone was already simple. In recent years, I've just backed it up to iCloud, Apple's cloud service.<p>We take lots of photos and have a …

Cult of Mac Magazine: Everything you need to know about iOS 11 and more!

Apple’s latest mobile operating system brings tons of great new features. From multitasking to drag-and-drop functionality, iOS 11 will turbocharge your device. Find out how to make the most of your iPhone or iPad in this week’s <i>Cult of Mac Magazine</i> with our roundup of the best iOS 11 tips and …

IPhone 8

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

Apple releases iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad, here’s everything new

Apple has just released iOS 11 to the public, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. The major update brings a variety of new features including a redesigned Control Center, a brand-new App Store, the new Files app, Do Not Disturb While Driving, a new Lock Screen / Cover Sheet experience, and much …

5 ways iOS 11 will change your iPad

Get ready because iOS 11 is going to make your iPad look and act in completely different ways. Apple puts multitasking front and center with iOS 11, making the iPad a more powerful and more flexible device. You'll likely come to enjoy your iPad's newfound multitasking abilities after upgrading to …

Apps

13 things everyone is going to love about iOS 11

Apple's newest operating system for iPhones and iPads, iOS 11, finally launches this month. We'll learn the official release date for iOS 11 at …

Apps

Everything you need to know about tagging files in iOS 11

One of the most useful features in iOS 11’s Files app may turn out to ta tagging files. Tagging lets you gather pictures, folders, documents and any other files from all across your iPad and iCloud storage by giving them the same tag.<p>This means you can organize files without moving them — you could …

How to use iOS 11’s new camera-leveling feature

Did you ever try to take a photo of something flat on the ground, and spend ages trying to line it up right so that it is square in the frame? No, well, humor me here, because Apple just granted everyone’s biggest iOS camera wish: The camera app now has a level that kicks in when you hold the …

How to share documents from the Files app in iOS 11

We’ve been able to share and collaborate on iWork documents for a while, but in iOS 11 (and macOS High Sierra) you’ll be able to collaborate on any document, just by sharing it through iCloud Drive. To begin with, this will only work with Apple’s own apps, but third-party developers may add …

This is how Apple's ARKit is about to change how everyone uses the iPhone

Even if you've seen Apple's ARKit in action, there's a chance you're still not convinced it'll mean much for you. That's all about to change thanks …

Apps

How to handle iOS 11's big Lock Screen change

After installing iOS 11, you're bound to notice a lot of small changes and some bigger changes. There's the ability to record your screen, a customizable control center and then there's… Notification Center.<p>Actually, it's no longer called Notification Center. It's now called Lock Screen. In fact, …

iOS

iOS 11 automatically ignores flaky Wi-Fi connections

With iOS 11, your iPhone gets smart enough to realize when a Wi-Fi connection is flaky, and gives up trying to join it. This might be most useful if you’re one of those people who keeps your Ask Join Networks setting activated, but it should help anyone who uses their iPhone in multiple places — …

Wi-Fi

iOS 11: How to use the new Files app

Apple has introduced its new Files app with iOS 11 and along with it come improvements for managing, editing, and sharing your data. Follow along for a look at this new iOS app.<p>If haven’t tried out iOS 11 you can check out our walkthrough here for installing the public beta. As we noted earlier, …

7 tips and tricks for navigating the iPad on iOS 11

After installing iOS 11 on an iPad, you're undoubtedly going to notice things are way different. For starters, there's a bona fide app dock now. Also, multitasking has been completely redone. Here are a few tips and tricks for navigating your upgraded iPad.<p>View app dock<p>The app dock can hold 13 …

Apps

Why your iPhone battery meter sometimes goes haywire

I understand alternate facts. Sometimes my iPhone’s battery meter delivers them.<p>Fact: I have a 18-month-old Apple iPhone 6. I keep it in good shape, …

Batteries

iPhone users can finally send WhatsApp messages offline

Haven't you heard? Offline is the new online... well, sort of.<p>On Monday, WhatsApp, the popular Facebook-owned messenger, welcomed iOS users to the …

11 things every iPhone and iPad user needs to know

How to turn your iPhone or iPad off or on<p>While it's a pretty basic function, it's good to know how to turn your iPhone on and off, just in case you …

iPhone bug will break the Messages app with a single text - here's how to fix it

A new bug that disables the Messages app on any iPhone by sending a single text message has been discovered.<p>The flaw renders iOS devices incapable of opening the Message app, making it impossible to read texts or iMessages, and the app continues to crash even when closing it or if you've rebooted …

How to restart your iPhone without using the Home or power buttons

Whenever you are unfortunate enough to have a busted Home button or non-functioning power button, it can become difficult to reboot your iPhone or …

How To Install iCleaner Pro On iOS 10 Without Jailbreak

Here's how to download and install iCleaner Pro for iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad. No jailbreak is required for this to work.<br>[ Continue reading this over …

10 hidden iPhone tricks Apple never told you about | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Apple’s iOS 10 software is packed so full of features at this point that it’s absolutely impossible to remember them all. The engineers and designers …

Apple launches repair program for iPhone ‘touch disease’

Apple has finally responded to the “touch disease” issue plaguing older iPhone 6 Plus units. The company this week launched a new repair program that gives users the option to get their handset fixed for a flat fee of $149.<p>The “touch disease” issue first surface back in August, with repair shops …

Apple will fix iPhone 6 Plus 'touch disease,' for $149

A number of iPhone 6 owners and independent repair techs have been complaining for months about something called "touch disease" killing their phones, and now Apple is responding. The problem's symptoms have been described as a flickering gray bar across the top of the screen and problems with the …