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Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had

Quick — go check and see if you have enough free space on your iPhone.<p>I’m guessing you’re like the rest of us, and can use a little more — especially if you’ve got a smaller iPhone in the 16 GB range.<p>If you’re looking to free up some storage space on any size iPhone, here’s a bizarre little trick …

iTunes

Actually, closing your apps might be making your battery life worse

I have a confession to make: I’m an app closer. The iPhone 6s is my main smartphone and it’s so fast that opening apps from a closed state barely …

5 awesome things only Android owners get to do in Google Maps

But I have an iPhone, which means I can't use the app to its full potential. I miss out on some awesome Google Maps features that are only available on the Android version of the app.<p>Here are five things Google Maps owners with Android can do that iPhone users can't.

Maps

iOS 9 News app: How to get the best news fast

iOS 9 is here, and even if it isn't as revolutionary as some of Apple's mobile operating systems, it does have plenty of new features - one of which …

How to Delete All Mail

Finally, in iOS 9, there is an option to delete all of your mail via the Mail app. This only works with individual mailboxes, such as Yahoo, not the All Inboxes mailbox. If you're using Gmail, you'll need to select Delete All instead of Archive All in Gmail Settings.<p>To delete all mail, open Mail …

What’s New for iOS Management in iOS 9

Since the early days of iOS, Apple has always made it relatively easy to configure iOS devices to meet the needs of managed deployments in schools, businesses, and other mass-deployment situations. Heck, even the good old iPod Classic had a "museum mode" that could lock down the device to show …

How to Fix a 'Slide to Upgrade' Screen That Won't Go Away

Apple has posted instructions on how to fix a 'Slide to Upgrade' screen that won't go away during the update to iOS 9 process.<br>When the Slide to …

iPhone or iPad slow after updating to iOS 9? Here are some tips to fix it

As we reported earlier, a number of users are reporting that their iPhone or iPad feels slow or sluggish after upgrading to iOS 9. If you’ve just …

How to Get Rid of Split Screen on iPad & iPhone (UPDATED FOR 2018)

Split screen on iPad and split screen on iPhone are totally different features. You can get rid of iPad split screen by turning off the feature in the settings app. But the same isn't true for iPhone's with a split screen. Plus models of iPhone, such as the iPhone 8 Plus, have 5.5-inches of …

What is the "Other" space on my Mac?

All of your audio is accounted for distinctly. So is the space used to store apps, photos, movies, even backup files that get queued up when your Mac …

How to fix the iOS text message bug causing iPhone crashing/reboot (U: Apple statement, watches too)

<i>Update: The Guardian notes that the bug also crashes the Apple Watch when you try to reply to a message.</i><p>Today news is flying around regarding an iOS bug that causes the Messages app to crash and iPhones to reboot when a certain string of text is received. There isn’t an official fix from Apple yet, …

Watches

What to do when iTunes won't recognize your iPhone or iPad

At this point, with iCloud sync, it is less and less common for people to connect their iPhone or iPad to iTunes. There are, however, still people …

Apple Watch won't connect to your iPhone? Here's the fix!

If your Apple Watch can't reach your iPhone or a recognized Wi-Fi point, it stops searching and displays a disconnected signal. While disconnected, …

How To Find Your Lost iPhone Even If The Battery Is Dead

Thanks to a multitude of features added by Apple with the past few generations of iOS, locating a lost or stolen iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is a …

How to Troubleshoot Unresponsive Apps

There have been times I’ve been using an app and it started acting up—either by not responding or not working properly. When that happens with one or more apps, there are multiple solutions you can implement to fix the issue. Here's three different ways you can restart an app that's become …

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

Apps

Add all your videos to your iTunes library with iFlicks

<i>This post is brought to you by iFlicks.</i><p>Are all your videos hidden in a bunch of folders or stored haphazardly in the cloud? Wouldn’t you rather they were all as easy to sort and locate as your iTunes content, with metadata like movie posters and cast credits?<p>Using iFlicks 2, you can easily import …

TV shows

Secret power-savers: Extend your iPhone battery life now!

Apple has done a lot to make everything from their chipsets to their software extremely power efficient. Yet battery life remains the currency of …

How To Lock Apps On iPhone for Free

Ok, so it starts with you handing over your iPhone to your friend to show a single photo, but then, after seeing the photo, the curious soul starts …

How to fix the headphone jack in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

The symptoms of a broken headphone jack are similar in all models, and can include audio cutting in and out or no audio at all. In some cases, loud …

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iTunes on Your Computer

There are two ways to back up your iPhone. You can back up your iPhone to iCloud or back up your iPhone to iTunes. I like to have copies of both. An iCloud backup is kept in the cloud, while an iTunes backup is kept on your computer. You don’t need an internet connection to back up your iPhone to …

New video shows Android Wear accepting incoming iPhone call, no jailbreak needed

Last month developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh managed to get an Android Wear-based smartwatch to display notifications from an iPhone, even though Google’s wearable OS doesn’t support Apple’s mobile devices (at least, not yet).<p>A new video posted by the software dev today shows an Android Wear watch …

Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

There’s a hidden iOS 8.2 app you didn’t know is installed on your iPhone

Apple’s iOS 8.2 update brings Apple Watch compatibility via a special app that lets users pair the smartwatch with the iPhone, but that’s not the …

Here's a great way for iPhone users to send music to their friends

A new iPhone keyboard called AudioShot wants to make that whole process easier, and you don't even have to change any of your habits.<p>That's because AudioShot resides within your phone as a keyboard, and it's flexible enough to allow you to quickly message your friends songs without having to leave …

Apps

How to replace your iPhone's dock connector: The ultimate guide

There are lots of things that can go wrong with the dock connector in your iPhone. Bad chargers can cause pins to break off, water or moisture can …

Secret iMessage shortcuts: Twelve gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!

Messages is the most popular app on iPhone because it's what keeps you in touch with everyone else who has an iPhone. And iPad, and Mac, and any …

How to fix a slow or frozen iPhone or iPad

Last year, Apple switched from prioritizing performance to prioritizing battery health on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and …

This great free iPhone widget adds a full phone app to Notification Center

Apple’s introduction of widget support in iOS 8 came as a surprise to some people, but it still wasn’t the true widget support many power iPhone …

How to Control Anything on Your Mac with Your iPhone

Controlling your computer from your mobile device is nothing new, but over the last year or so, a few notable apps have popped up for iOS and Mac …