iOS 11 Battery Draining Fast? How to Fix iOS 11 Battery Problems

Sep 22, 2017 - 7 Comments

Fix iOS 11 battery life problems

Some users who updated to iOS 11 have discovered their battery life on an iPhone or iPad is running down faster than usual. Experiencing rapid battery drain after iOS updates can be frustrating, but often there are reasons why the iPhone or iPad battery is draining faster than usual after a system software update like iOS 11.

We’ll cover a variety of tips and advice to help remedy battery drain after updating to iOS 11.

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7 of the Best iOS 11 Features You’ll Actually Use

Sep 21, 2017 - 22 Comments

Best iOS 11 features

iOS 11 includes many new features and a variety of subtle changes, but we’re going to highlight some of the best features available in iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad that you will actually use.

From the ability to scan documents with your camera, improving the Control Center, to less distracted driving, better file handling, the new one-handed keyboard, automatically ditching dusty apps, and a wealth of improvements to the iPad multitasking capabilities, read on to learn more.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 22 Comments

How to Downgrade iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.3 on iPhone and iPad

Sep 20, 2017 - 15 Comments

How to downgrade iOS 11 to iOS 10

Don’t like iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad? You can downgrade to iOS 10.3.3 if you act quickly. Maybe you don’t like the update, maybe you find iOS 11 battery life to be poor, or app compatibility to be a problem, or perhaps you think the performance is subpar. Whatever the reason, you can easily downgrade iOS 11 if you need to, but the ability to downgrade is only available for a limited time while Apple continues to sign the prior operating system release of iOS 10.3.3.

We’ll walk through how you can downgrade iOS 11 back to iOS 10 on an iPhone or iPad.
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Safari 11 for macOS Sierra & OS X El Capitan Released

Sep 19, 2017 - 12 Comments

Safari icon

Apple has released Safari 11 for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. The update to Safari includes various security patches, bug fixes, and includes a handful of new features for the Mac web browser.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, News - 12 Comments

iOS 11 Update Available to Download Now [IPSW Links]

Sep 19, 2017 - 23 Comments

iOS 11 update download available now for iPhone and iPad

Apple has officially released iOS 11 to all users with a compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The new operating system includes a revised Siri voice, a new look for the App Store, a redesigned Control Center, the inclusion of significant new multitasking features for iPad, and various other changes to the iOS experience.

Read along to learn how to download and update to iOS 11, as well as to find iOS 11 IPSW download links from Apple.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, News, Tips & Tricks - 23 Comments

tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 Updates Available to Download Now

Sep 19, 2017 - 2 Comments

WatchOS 4 and tvOS 11 update available now

Apple has released watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 to users with Apple Watch and Apple TV. The new watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 software updates bring a variety of changes and updates to the Apple Watch and Apple TV experience.

Separately, Apple has also released the iOS 11 software update for iPhone and iPad.

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By Paul Horowitz - Apple TV, Apple Watch, News - 2 Comments

How to Copy Ringtones to iPhone or iPad in iTunes 12.7

Sep 18, 2017 - 18 Comments

Getting ringtones onto iPhone or iPad with new iTunes versions

You probably know by now that iTunes 12.7 brings some notable changes like the removal of the App Store from iTunes, requiring users to manage and install iOS apps directly on an iPhone or iPad without iTunes on a computer. Similarly, the ringtone and Tones section has also changed in the latest iTunes releases, which some users may find confusing when they go to adjust ringtones on their devices.

The good news is you can still copy and transfer ringtones over to an iPhone or iPad with iTunes 12.7, and as you’ll see it’s actually quite simple as you will see.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Tips & Tricks - 18 Comments

How to Downgrade iTunes 12.7 to iTunes 12.6

Sep 17, 2017 - 23 Comments

Downgrade iTunes 12

Some users may determine that iTunes 12.7 along with the removal of the App Store and other changes are incompatible with their particular workflow. With a little effort, you can downgrade iTunes 12.7 back to iTunes 12.6 on either a Mac OS computer or Windows PC.

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How to Manage & Sync iOS Apps Without iTunes on iPhone & iPad

Sep 16, 2017 - 53 Comments

Manage iOS Apps on iPhone and iPad without iTunes

The latest version of iTunes removes the App Store and thus the ability to manage iOS apps on an iPhone or iPad directly through iTunes. Instead, Apple wants users to manage and sync their iOS apps directly on the iOS device itself through the built-in App Store.

The removal of App Store and an Apps section from iTunes has confused some users, and annoyed others. But don’t distress, even if this change can take some adapting, because you can still easily manage apps, sync apps, and redownload apps and access apps through the App Store directly on an iPhone or iPad.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Tips & Tricks - 53 Comments

How to Prepare for iOS 11 the Right Way

Sep 15, 2017 - 14 Comments

Prepare for iOS 11

Planning on installing iOS 11 onto your iPhone or iPad when it becomes available on September 19? Then take a few moments to prepare your device for the iOS 11 update!

This walkthrough will detail checking proper device compatibility, performing some simple house keeping and maintenance on an iPhone or iPad, backing up the device, and finally, installing iOS 11.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 14 Comments

Preorder iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus Tonight

Sep 14, 2017 - 2 Comments

Preorder the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Want to be the first to preorder iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus? Then prepare for a late night.

Apple enthusiasts interested in preordering the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus can do so this evening, beginning at midnight pacific time (12:00 AM PST / 3:01 AM EST) on September 15.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPhone, News - 2 Comments

MacOS High Sierra GM Download Available Now

Sep 14, 2017 - 14 Comments

macOS High Sierra GM download is available

Apple has released the GM build of macOS High Sierra to Mac users participating in the developer preview and public beta testing programs. GM stands for Golden Master and typically represents the final build of what was beta software that will become the public release.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, News - 14 Comments

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