If you’re a regular iMessage user, you’ve probably shared plenty of web links during conversations, perhaps to share an article, video, tweet, song link, or anything else really. Going back to a thread and finding these links can be a tedious process, but luckily, there’s an easier way that lets you to see all links … Read More
The iPad is a tablet computer from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Similar in functionality to the iPhone, the iPads purpose is often quite different, sometimes even serving as a general desktop computer replacement.
Do you want to shoot videos at a different frame rate on your iPhone? Perhaps you want to record videos at 24 fps for cinematic visuals rather than smoothness? Or maybe you want to use the smooth 60 fps for a professional video? Changing frame rate of your iPhone or iPad video capture is easy, … Read More
Looking for a way to browse the web without having to delete your browsing history every now and then? If so, you may be interested in taking advantage of a privacy-oriented browser feature called Incognito mode that’s available on Google Chrome. It’s accessible on all platforms including iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and it’s easy to … Read More
You may already know that iOS and iPadOS will attempt to automatically install iOS and iPadOS system software updates to your devices. But not everyone wants to use this feature all the time. If you accidentally scheduled an overnight software update on your iPhone or iPad, you may be looking to cancel this automatic update, … Read More
Until somewhat recently the idea of pairing a Bluetooth trackpad, mouse, or keyboard with an iPad is something that would have had people looking very confused indeed. But we live in exciting times, and all modern iPad devices running modern iPadOS versions have proper pointer support for trackpad and mouse, and full support for keyboards, complete … Read More
Did you know that some third-party apps installed on your iPhone or iPad can access your Apple Music library? Of course, they can only access it if you granted access for some reason, but you may have forgotten about it. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to check all the apps that have access to your Apple … Read More
Apple has released iOS 15.2.1 for iPhone along with iPadOS 15.2.1 for iPad. The iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 updates are relatively minor and includes a bug fix for an issue with photos loading over iMessage, an issue with CarPlay apps, and offers a security fix for an issue with HomeKit. If any other issues … Read More
Disappointed you can’t use Sidecar on your Mac and iPad? Thanks to Free-Sidecar, you can expand Sidecar compatibility to additional iPad and Mac models that are otherwise not officially supported by Apple for the feature. Sidecar is one of the most useful features for Mac and iPad users, allowing an iPad to serve as an … Read More
Do you want to use a different Game Center account on your iPhone and iPad, perhaps to restore the progress of some games that you play? Fortunately, this is not nearly as hard as you may think, and you can do this within a matter of seconds.
Do you use the Chrome web browser for iPhone or iPad, but want to change the default search engine? Sure, Google is without a doubt the most popular search engine, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other search engines, and even though Chrome pairs well with Google search, you can change the default search engine … Read More
If you’re looking for a great no-nonsense RSS reader for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, then you’ll find NetNewsWire is an excellent choice. You can add as many RSS feeds as you’d like, and scanning through them is easy no matter what device you’re using. And if you’re on an iPhone or iPad, you can … Read More
Do you use Apple’s Keynote app to create presentations on your devices, but the colleague that you’re working with uses a Windows PC instead? These situations are common, and you may run into compatibility issues when you switch between platforms. Fortunately this can be avoided if you can allocate an extra few seconds of your … Read More
Signal messenger has an interesting privacy feature that allows messages to disappear after a set amount of time. It’s a handy feature that is compelling to some privacy advocates, so if you’re interested in checking it out read along.
iPhone and iPad users can further safeguard their privacy by using a private MAC address feature in iOS and iPadOS. This should be particularly useful if you’re frequently connecting to different public wi-fi networks, and you don’t want the devices MAC address tracking to be used.
Want to add some extra on-device security to Signal? You can protect your conversations in Signal with a passcode lock feature, allowing you to require face ID or Touch ID to access Signal conversations.
Do you want to allow other people in your home to have control over your HomePod and other Apple HomeKit accessories? This is something that needs to be configured first by inviting the users to your Home group. Luckily, it’s not too hard since you can do this right from your iPhone or iPad.
Are you planning to sell, get rid of, or replace one of your HomeKit accessories? If so, you’ll have to first remove it from your Home app to make sure it’s no longer paired to your network. If you’re fairly new to HomeKit, you may have trouble figuring this out, but it’s actually pretty easy.
Are you trying to set up a smart home or a room with Apple HomeKit accessories? If this is your first accessory, you may have trouble setting everything up. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy and Apple makes the process pretty straightforward with the Home app.