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Apple Email Blast Urges Apple Pay Users to Give Apple Pay Cash a Try

Apple sent emails to its customers on Thursday reminding them that iOS 11.2 includes the ability to send money to iOS-using friends via Apple Pay …

Apple Pay

The 5 best hidden features from the latest iPhone update

Apple's latest iPhone software update — iOS 11 — is finally here, and with it, a ton of new features and tricks. Here's how to enable the best ones: the one-handed keyboard, a hidden level in the camera, screen recording, storage optimization, and easily sharing WiFi passwords.

iOS

Here's how to take photos even when your phone is out of storage

We've all been there. You get bombarded with "Storage Almost Full" notifications on your phone, but just keep rolling like the problem will magically …

Plan a road trip using only your smartphone

Have phone, will travel.<p>Until self-driving cars take over, the road trip will remain one of the most popular vacations. It's liberating, offers flexible options, and can be as cheap or expensive as you want it to be.<p>However, to make sure you see everything you want to see—and avoid spending half …

What’s new in iOS 11? Hands-on with 100+ features and changes [Video]

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard …

iOS

How to cancel an App Store subscription using your iPad or iPhone

If you've subscribed to a service such as Netflix or Spotify through the App Store, and are now looking to terminate your subscription, it takes just …

App Store

Apple to iPhone users: We want your iCloud photos, emails, contacts to improve Siri, AI

Apple is going to expand its use of 'differential privacy', which taps iPhone user data to improve its services.<p>Apple is introducing a new analytics …

Apple Pay expands to over a dozen more banks and credit unions around the US, France, Australia, and China

[UPDATE 1/19: New China banks added.]<p>Apple Pay is now available from over a dozen more banks and credit unions around the United States, France, and Australia as part of the latest expansion wave. Apple’s mobile payment service launched just over two years ago with hundreds of additional regional …

FinTech

If you only use one 3D Touch trick on your iPhone, this should be the one

When Apple debuted 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in 2015, we all knew that we were looking at a feature that would become a staple on …

iOS

How to fix the nasty prank going around that breaks the iPhone Messages app

There's a prank going around where a single text message or iMessage can freeze an unsuspecting user's iPhone messages app, rendering it unusable. Even rebooting your iPhone doesn't fix the problem.<p>The prank first surfaced in a video from jailbreak researcher vincedes3, who also wrote about …

iOS

Switching From iPhone To Pixel? Here’s How To Copy Your Apps, Photos, Texts, Music, Contacts And Calendars

If you recently switched from an iPhone to a new Pixel or Pixel XL phone, you can copy over your data, including text messages photos, music, …

How to use 3D Touch: Tips and tricks for using iPhone 3D Touch to make your life easier

3D Touch can be the ultimate shortcut for iPhone users. Rather than opening apps and navigating through their menus, 3D Touch can be utilized to …

10 Common iOS 10 Problems & How to Fix Them

iOS 10 problems continue to plague iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as we head into 2017. If you’ve run into an iOS 10 problem on your device try a …

iOS

iOS tip: Here's how to switch on a hidden shortcut menu on your iPhone or iPad

Here's a simple trick that will make it much easier for you to find and use features on your iPhone or iPad.<p>I use my iPhone more than any other bit …

How to Refresh iPhone Memory Without Rebooting + 3 Tips for Speed

If you've noticed your iPhone has slowed down since updating your device, it might be due to memory problems. If your iPhone is crashing, slow to respond, or freezing on random screens, it’s time to speed up your iPhone with this simple tip. When your iPhone is restarted, the RAM (memory) is …

iOS

Ignore that iPhone Spam

Over the course of Black Friday weekend, I received a couple of strange calendar invites on my personal phone.<p>The summonses appeared, conveniently, …

How to Replace Your iPhone Battery for Free

If you have an iPhone and have been experiencing power issues lately, you might be able to get a free replacement battery for free, courtesy of …

Are You Sick of Being Tracked by your iPhone? Learn How to Turn it Off Here

You may or may not be aware, that if you are one of the many millions of people on this planet that have an iPhone, you are continually being tracked …

iOS

How to restore Mac startup chimes on 2016 MacBook Pro

By now, you’ve probably heard that the new MacBook Pro doesn’t automatically play Apple’s iconic startup chord when you power it on.<p>While not met with the same hostility as the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack on iPhone 7, the change definitely upset some people. Especially since the sound …

MacBook

Getting a new MacBook Pro? You'll need this, too

The new MacBook Pros and the 12-inch MacBook include Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports as their sole connections. In order to use some of the most popular peripherals, you'll need to have one of these accessories.<p>Face it, connecting devices to your new Mac laptop, be it the new MacBook Pro (the 13-inch …

How to tell if your Apple Lightning cable is fake

Counterfeit Lightning cables can damage your device. Here's how to make sure you're using Apple-certified products.<p>Earlier this month, Apple filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com for selling counterfeit Apple products -- specifically, unapproved third-party Lightning cables and power adapters sourced …

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Android

How do I transfer my iPhone photos to my Android phone? With Google Photos, of course!<p>Like most of us, your phone is likely your primary camera and …

5 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

It's time to get to know your phone better.<p>You might think you know everything about your<p>better half iPhone, but you're wrong. There's a whole world of hidden features that can only be unlocked with secret codes. *GASP*<p>Excited? You should be. Here's what the features actually do.<p>1. Find out exactly …

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Stop Wasting Cellular Data on iPhone With These Tips

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Tricks to get the most out of your data plan<p>Wasting Cellular …

10 Must-Read Tricks for Mastering Your New iPhone

When Apple introduced its 3D Touch feature last year with the iPhone 6s, it didn’t exactly become a huge ‘screen saver.’ Not many developers had …

How to Unlock Your Phone Without Pressing the Home Button

Fixing an annoying change in Apple's latest update.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>Apple made a subtle change to the lock screen when it …

iOS

Messages in iOS 10: How to Install and Use Sticker Packs

In iOS 10, the simple Messages app you're familiar with has transformed from a bare bones texting platform into a fun, interactive communication service that takes advantage of games, apps, drawings, stickers, message effects, and more.<p>Following in the footsteps of apps like Facebook and Line, …

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