How to Access Control Center in iOS 12 on iPad & iPhone

Sep 18, 2018 - 10 Comments

Control Center in iOS 12

Where did Control Center go in iOS 12? And how do you access it? If you have these questions about Control Center on your iPad or iPhone after updating to iOS 12 you’re not alone, as the ability to access Control Center in iOS 12 has changed. But fear not, Control Center still exists on iPad and iPhone, it’s just the gesture that you use to summon the feature that has changed.

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iOS 12.1 Beta 1 Released for Testing, Along with Beta 1 of WatchOS 5.1 & tvOS 12.1

Sep 18, 2018 - Leave a Comment

Beta system software everywhere

Apple has released the first beta versions of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1 to users participating in the beta system software testing programs.

The first beta builds of the various operating systems arrive just days after the final versions of iOS 12 update and watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 were released to the general public as final stable builds.

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WatchOS 5 and tvOS 12 Updates Released

Sep 17, 2018 - 1 Comment

watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 updates available

Apple has released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch users, and tvOS 12 for Apple TV owners. The new software updates were released alongside iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad, and include a variety of new features and improvements for both Apple Watch and Apple TV.

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Download iOS 12 Update Now [IPSW Links]

Sep 17, 2018 - 18 Comments

iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

Apple has released iOS 12 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Basically any device capable of running iOS 11 can run iOS 12, and with the software update focusing on performance improvements Apple is recommending that all eligible users update to iOS 12.

iOS 12 features performance enhancements to app launching and camera opening, the ability to create personalized Memoji on some iOS devices, four new Animoji characters, new sticker capabilities in FaceTime and Messages, a helpful Screen Time feature that allows you to set limits to application usage and monitor device usage, a new Shortcuts app that sort of functions like macros to perform semi-automated tasks in iOS, new Notifications management options, and many other small changes and subtle improvements to the iPhone and iPad operating system. Later, iOS 12 will support group FaceTime with up to 32 participants.

It’s a good idea to run through steps to prepare for the iOS 12 update if you have not done so already. Aside from performing some device housekeeping, the most important step by far is to backup your iPhone or iPad before installing the software update.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, News - 18 Comments

Grab the 12 iPhone XR Wallpapers of Bubble Colors

Sep 16, 2018 - 1 Comment

iPhone XR wallpapers

The iPhone XR features a variety of snazzy wallpapers that are color matched to the devices themselves, each showing a colorful bubble or two that almost look like planets in some otherworldly conditions. Along with the 3 colorful oily bubble iPhone XS Max wallpapers they make for some visually appealing abstract background imagery for just about any device, so check them out below and enjoy some new wallpapers on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC, Android, or whatever else you’re rocking.

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By Paul Horowitz - Customize - 1 Comment

Download the 3 iPhone XS Max Wallpapers of Bubbles

Sep 15, 2018 - 1 Comment

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Wallpapers

The new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max include some fanciful wallpapers of colorful bubbles, they look sort of like bubbles of oil paints or even some fictional gas planets, but you don’t need to pre-order one of those fancy new iPhones to get your hands on the snazzy wallpaper images.

If you want to spruce up your existing iPhone or iPad with the latest wallpaper collection from Apple, you should enjoy these 3 wallpaper images of the color bubbles from the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. While the official versions on the iPhone XS line are Live Photos, you can download the regular stationary versions below for enjoying on any device.

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How to Prepare for iOS 12 Update on iPhone & iPad

Sep 14, 2018 - 3 Comments

Prepare for iOS 12 update

Are you ready to install iOS 12 on your iPhone or iPad? The iOS 12 release date is September 17, and if you intend on updating right away you might want to take a few moments ahead of time to prepare for the iOS 12 software update.

We’ll walkthrough a few helpful tips to get your iOS device ready for the latest mobile operating system from Apple. From confirming device compatibility to performing some basic cleanup and maintenance, you’ll be ready for updating to iOS 12 in no time.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 3 Comments

How to Pre-Order iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch 4 Tonight

Sep 13, 2018 - 12 Comments

Pre-order iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

If you plan on pre-ordering one of the all new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or the Apple Watch Series 4, tonight is the night. Pre-ordering an iPhone or Apple Watch basically insures that you will be amongst the earliest consumers to get your hands on the latest devices from Apple, as they almost always sell out initially and then it can take weeks or even months for Apple to catch up to the demand.

If you’re an early adopter who wants to wait as little as possible to get your hands on an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or Apple Watch 4, then pre-ordering is the way to go. We’ll share a few tips and suggestions to get your pre-order smoothly, increasing your odds of being able to land one of the coveted new devices as early as possible.

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MacOS Mojave Beta 11 Released for Testing

Sep 12, 2018 - 2 Comments

MacOS Mojave beta

Apple has released macOS Mojave developer beta 11 and macOS Mojave public beta 10 for users enrolled in the MacOS system software beta testing programs.

The latest beta update arrives as build 18A389, and there is some speculation that it could be a candidate for GM based on the fact that iOS 12 GM was just released for downloading.

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iOS 12 GM Download Available Now for iPhone and iPad

Sep 12, 2018 - 10 Comments

iOS 12 GM download

Apple has released iOS 12 GM to download for iPhone and iPad users who are currently enrolled in the beta testing programs. GM stands for Golden Master, a software development term that indicates the particular version of software is finalized for mass availability. Basically that means that, absent any

The iOS 12 GM release, carrying the build number 16A366, is available now for both developer beta and public beta testers of the operating system.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, News - 10 Comments

Release Dates for iOS 12, macOS Mojave, watchOS 5, tvOS 12 Revealed

Sep 12, 2018 - Leave a Comment

Release dates for iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

Apple has announced the official release dates for the bevy of new system software updates coming this fall, including iOS 12, macOS Mojave 10.14, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

The new software versions mean that if you have a reasonably new Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, or Apple TV, you’ll be gaining new features and functionalities on your devices soon.

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iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, & Apple Watch 4 Released

Sep 12, 2018 - 10 Comments

iPhone XS and iPhone XR

Apple has released three all-new iPhone models, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Each of the new iPhone models features a redesign influenced by the iPhone X, and each model is available in different screen sizes, varying storage capacities, and a variety of stylish color options.

Additionally, Apple has launched the new Apple Watch Series 4.

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By Paul Horowitz - News - 10 Comments

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