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A Bigger iPhone, a New iPad, and the Long-Awaited HomePod: What to Expect From Apple in 2018

It’s hard to predict anything but a good future for Apple. After all, the company has shown no signs of letting up and profits keep pouring in.<p>And …

Apple Music

How to Tell If Your iPhone Battery Is Screwed and What You Can Do About It

Earlier this week, Apple admitted that it is deliberately throttling the performance of older iPhones running newer versions of iOS, explaining that …

There are two types of iPhone X, and one is faster than the other

There’s one little detail about the iPhone X that Apple likes to keep quiet: there’s really two different versions of the phone. Apple sourced …

iPhone X review: Apple finally knocks it out of the park

The iPhone X is Apple’s most important – and most expensive – new smartphone in four years, bringing with it a significant change to the design, dumping the home button to usher in a full-screen experience. Thankfully, Apple nailed it.<p>After four years of the company recycling the design of the …

Mobile Technology

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

New Singles

Learn all the new gestures for iPhone X

The iPhone X has no home button. We already know that, but what does it mean when you’re actually using the phone? The home button is the most important button on the iPhone. It wakes it up, gets you to the home screen, activates Apple Pay, invokes Siri, takes a screenshot, and helps you force the …

Apple Pay

This device will let you record all calls on an iPhone

Recording phone calls on an iPhone can be a pain. You either have to pay for an app that probably only works through a custom dialer (or the phone app, which doesn’t help if you need to make a call through WhatsApp, Skype, or a different service), or you end up using a tape recorder or another …

Apps

What it's like to use the original iPhone in 2017

I can still remember in vivid detail the very first time I saw the original iPhone in the flesh.<p>My 16-hour direct flight from Hong Kong had just …

The best parts of iOS 11 on iPhone

A look at iOS public beta on the iPhone, which is full of little surprises.

Beta Testing

Happy 10th anniversary to the iPhone, ‘a revolutionary product that changes everything’

Today is the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, which first went on sale on June 29 back in 2007, and we’re taking a look back at its launch and early reception.<p>Described by Steve Jobs as ‘a revolutionary product that changes everything,’ he teased that Apple was announcing three products: a …

Safari (Browser)

iOS 11 on an iPad Pro still won’t replace your laptop

Apple introduced some major changes to the iPad with its iOS 11 beta earlier this week. While you can use the iPad just as you’ve always been able to, there are some additional multitasking changes that really make the iPad Pro more of a laptop contender. Apple has created a dock that acts more …

3 common iPhone battery problems and how to fix them

Sudden shutdowns got you down? Battery life next to nil? iPhone feels like it's on fire while charging? I've got fixes.<p>Is your iPhone slowing down with age? Or, in the case of its battery life, speeding up? One of the first signs of age on an iPhone is the battery not holding a charge as long as it …

App Store

How to fix a broken iPad screen

Spoiler alert: Don't try to do it yourself.<p>Apple iPads aren't cheap, and neither is getting one's screen repaired. Apple's one-year warranty doesn't cover accidental damage, so unless your iPad's screen has a hairline crack due to defective glass (and no obvious sign of drop impact), get ready to …

Mobile Technology

How iOS 11 could change the iPhone

Apple's WWDC will show new software, here's our wish list.<p>The iPhone improves every year in two ways: through a big hardware launch every September that also comes with a software refresh.<p>Everyone knows that a new iPhone debuts every fall. But three months earlier, Apple's annual WWDC developers …

Apple Watch

What to expect from Apple's big annual event next week

Apple CEO Tim Cook and other executives will deliver a keynote in front of thousands of developers, journalists, and Apple employees.<p>Apple holds this summit to speak directly to people who make software for iPhones, iPads, and Macs, and to announce what new capabilities Apple has been building into …

The 15 best iPhone hidden features you never knew existed

The iPhone has a treasure trove of useful features that can actually save you time. So many in fact, that even the most seasoned iPhone users may not …

A hidden iOS 10 setting that may mean you may never run out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad again

Running out of space on your iPhone or iPad? There's a setting buried in iOS 10 that may put an end to this forever. And if it doesn't work, I'll …

How to massively boost your iPhone’s charging speed

<b>Chances are you will have heard someone complaining about their iPhone’s really short battery life or terrible charging speed at some point or</b> …

iPhone Ownership Reaches All-Time High in United States

Apple currently has more iPhone users in the United States than at any point in history, according to market research firm comScore.<p>There are now over an estimated 85.8 million iPhone owners aged 13 and older in the United States, based on a three-month average ending December 2016, according to …

United States

Report: Apple will continue bundling Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter with iPhone 8

Apple will reportedly continue to bundle a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter with its new lineup of iPhones this fall, the same as it did with iPhone 7 last year to help ease the transition for customers to a device without a traditional headphone jack.<p>The news is according to a research …

Mobile Technology

Sources confirm some of iPhone 8’s biggest upgrades

Apple’s next iPhone refresh will be the device’s biggest in years, but some of the more dramatic upgrades could be curtailed by technical challenges.<p>In its report on the new iPhone 8, <i>Bloomberg</i> corroborates many previous rumors about the next-gen iPhone, but suggests that more “ambitious” features …

iPhone 8 could be delayed because of this cool feature

A shiny new iPhone is expected on the device’s 10th anniversary—but a new report hints there could be delays.<p>One of the features expected in the …

You might have to wait a bit longer for the next iPhone

Multiple reports suggest a new high-end iPhone with a radical redesign will be delayed<p>2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, and the rumors are that Apple will be releasing three new models to celebrate: two handsets with incremental improvements, and a third, radically redesigned “premium” …

How to Stream Video to a TV from a Computer, Tablet or Phone

Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video may be the easiest ways to stream content, but they may not have exactly what you want to watch. If you’ve spent the …

Smart TV

Apple has a new iPhone menu that makes it way easier to manage your iCloud account

Apple took various important settings — like account security, passwords, credit cards, and photo — and put them in a single, easy-to-access menu atop the Settings app.<p>All of these options were available before, but they were scattered around the iPhone's settings. Checking out the new menu is a …

Apps

How to print to PDF on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Print to PDF is an easy way to preserve the information and layout of what you are currently viewing, saving a 1:1 digital copy of the documents and websites you use everyday. You don’t actually print anything, but the idea is that an exact replica of what would have appeared on paper, if you had …

Apps

iOS 10.3.2 leaves iPhone 5, iPhone 5c out in the cold

Apple is currently beta testing its latest iOS 10.3.2 update ahead of a public release, but millions of iPhone owners will never see it.<p>The update only supports devices powered by a 64-bit processor, which means it is not compatible with iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c.<p>We knew iOS 11 would be dropping …