How to check if your iPhone is being slowed by Apple

How to check if your iPhone is being slowed by Apple

If you have wondered if your iPhone is running slower than it should, here is how to check if your iPhone is being slowed by Apple. First a little background. iPhone users with older devices (iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and iPhone 6s and 6s Plus) were noticing that their devices seemed to be running slower than normal. This happened when they updated to the most recent iOS software. After some investigation and questions by the public, Apple made it known that they had intentionally slowed some older devices. This was done in order to avoid software crashes. As iPhone batteries Continue Reading →

How to Adjust the Brightness of iPhone Flashlight

How to adjust the brightness of iPhone Flashlight

Flashlight Feature on iPhone – this article will explain how to adjust the brightness of the flashlight feature on the iPhone. Every iPhone that has a flash next to the rear camera has the flashlight feature. Since most people carry their iPhones with them all the time, this feature gives quick and easy access to a flashlight when needed. Here is how to turn the flashlight on and off and how to adjust the brightness of the iPhone Flashlight: How to Turn the iPhone Flashlight On and Off The iPhone flashlight can be turned on through Control Center. To activate Control Center, Continue Reading →

Best Features of iOS 10

Best Features of iOS 10

This article is all about the best features of iOS 10. Apple released iOS 10 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad on September 13, 2016. iOS 10 is one of the most feature packed upgrades to iOS ever. But with all the new features, there are several that stand out as the best and most useful. Here are 7 of the best features of iOS 10: 1. Messages The Messages app includes incredible new features in iOS 10. There are different kinds of effects to highlight the message you are sending as well as a new feature called Invisible Ink. With Invisible Ink Continue Reading →

How to save battery life while using Turn by Turn directions with Apple Maps App

There is no doubt that whenever you use any mapping application on the iPhone or iPad (Mini) Cellular, there will be significant strain on the battery life of the device. This is because the GPS chip is constantly sending and receiving signals in order to provide you with moment by moment location updates. One of the tremendous advantages of using the turn-by-turn directions on the built in Apple Maps app is the way it is integrated into the operating system. This gives the Maps App a significant advantage over other mapping apps like Google Maps. Some of these advantages include Continue Reading →

Top 10 Best (some hidden) Features of iOS 9

Top 10 Best (some hidden) Features of iOS 9

This article gives the top 10 best (some hidden) features of iOS 9. With the release of iOS 9, Apple added some incredible features to the software on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Although there are hundreds of new features in iOS 9, here are the best top 10 features. 1. More Intelligent Siri: Search (inside apps, specific settings: open bluetooth settings, photos) and Reminders Siri received some of the biggest enhancements since being introduced with iPhone 4s. The most significant improvements, besides better word detection and quicker responses, include what Apple calls, Intelligence. Siri is smarter in so many Continue Reading →

Unboxing Apple Watch

In this video, I unbox my 38mm Space Gray Apple Watch Sport. I give my initial thoughts on the device, its packaging, and presentation. Click here for our previous video, where I head to the Apple Store for an Apple Watch fitting appointment. Did you order an Apple Watch? What kind did you get? Has it arrived yet? Sound off in the comments section below. And stay tuned for our upcoming video, which will overview the Apple Watch set-up and pairing process.  

Hands on with Apple Watch

Come along for the ride as I head to my local Apple Store to try on Apple’s latest, and most personal product: Apple Watch. In this video, I’ll tell you about my experience at an Apple Watch fitting appointment, give my opinions on the different collections  and bands, and show you a little bit about how Apple Watch works. My watch fitting made me really excited for when my pre-order arrives! I can’t wait to integrate Apple Watch into my day to day life. Are you excited to use Apple Watch? Let us know in the comments section below. For Continue Reading →

Jawbone UP Review – Two months wearing a fitness tracker

For the last two months I’ve been wearing the Jawbone UP, a fitness tracker. Let’s see what this experience can tell us about using the Apple Watch. The dawn of the Apple Watch is upon us. It remains to be seen if Apple’s latest new product will redefine the industry like the Mac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad did. That said, I’m looking forward to trying out the Apple Watch for myself and will be part of the dedicated (and/or crazy) crowd of people that stay up late and pre-order the watch on April 10th. It will be interesting to see Continue Reading →

How to fix Stock Apps when they are crashing on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

How to fix Stock Apps when they are crashing on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

This article explains how to fix stock apps when they are crashing on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Unfortunately, with every operating system out there, you will find bugs and those bugs often cause apps to crash. There is an easy way to fix 3rd party apps (the apps that you install) when they are crashing. I have previously written an article about this and you can find it here: How to fix a crashing app. However, it gets a little more tricky when you are dealing with a Stock App (the apps that come preinstalled on your iOS Device Continue Reading →

1Password adds new features for iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite

1Password, the best password manager for your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, just got even better! In this post, check out 1Password’s new features on iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite.   I’ve always been pretty confident that the passwords that I use to log in online were pretty secure. Until recently. Lately it seems like companies and websites are being hacked more and more frequently. With this apparent increase in malicious attacks, the system I’ve always used to secure myself online began to seem pretty flimsy to me. I realized that, though I used different passwords for Continue Reading →