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 →

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 →

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 →

Human – the Best Free App to test Health Kit in iOS 8

Human - the Best Free App to test Health Kit in iOS 8

Human is the best free app to test Health Kit in iOS 8. With the release of iOS 8 came Health Kit – Apple’s way of collecting all the various health and fitness tracking data on your iPhone into one informative dashboard. In summary, Health is an app on your iPhone that syncs up with other apps that track health and fitness. This can be something that is inputed via external hardware (like a heart rate monitor like the Jarv Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor or the Apple Watch) or simply tracked by the built-in M8 Motion Coprocessor. This is a chip in Continue Reading →

iOS 8 Tip: How to use 3 of the best new features in the Mail App

iOS 8 Tip: How to use 3 of the best new features in the Mail App

iOS 8 Tip: How to use 3 of the best new features in the Mail App. With iOS 8, Apple introduced several new features to all of their standard apps that come with every iOS device. The Mail App received some fantastic upgrades. Here are 3 of the best upgrades and how to use each. 1. Pull to Hide This is by far one of my favorite new features in the Mail App in iOS 8. It allows me to look up other information or read other emails while saving a current email that I am composing. To activate this, Continue Reading →

How to use Apple Pay in the real world [Video]

In this video post, we travel to our local Whole Foods Market to test out Apple Pay in an actual store. Check out the video to see how it works! Before watching, you should be aware that Apple Pay only works in physical stores using the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. As you can see, Apple Pay is incredibly convenient, and much easier than going through the process of swiping a physical credit or debit card. All you need to do is put your phone near the point of sale system and place your finger on the Touch ID. That’s Continue Reading →

How to Set up and Use Apple Pay ( Pay) on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

How to Set up and Use Apple Pay (Pay) on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

This article is all about how to set up and use Apple Pay ( Pay) on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With iOS 8.1, Apple released Pay that allows those with an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to make payments at participating stores by just using the iPhone. Pay can also be used to make purchases through Apps and the Safari web browser on any iOS device with Touch ID. Here is how to set up Apple Pay: 1. Make sure you have upgraded to iOS 8.1 To upgrade, you can either open the Settings App on your Continue Reading →