The iPhone is a smartphone from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Between its apps, communication features, the camera, mobile internet access, and other functionalities, the iPhone has quickly become an integral part of many peoples tech lives.

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Anyone Can Install iOS 17 Beta Right Now, But You Shouldn’t

Jun 6, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Developer betas of iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 are available to download and install by anyone who enrolls their Apple ID

It is possible for any Apple device user to install iOS 17 beta and iPadOS 17 beta right now, without paying for an Apple developer account, but most people shouldn’t do this.

Beta 1 of iOS 17 & iPadOS 17 Available to Download

Jun 6, 2023 - Leave a Comment
iOS 17 features

Apple has released the first beta versions of iOS 17 and iPadOS 17. The initial beta releases of iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 are available exclusively to users registered in the developer beta testing programs, while public beta versions will be made available in July.

iOS 17 Announced with New Features for FaceTime, Phone, Messages, & More

Jun 5, 2023 - 2 Comments
iOS 17 features

Apple has announced iOS 17, the next major system software release for iPhone. The new operating system for iPhone includes some significant new features for the FaceTime app, Phone app, Messages app, AirDrop, Photos, and more.

iMessage for Windows is Here: Phone Link for iOS Brings iPhone Messaging to PC

Jun 3, 2023 - Leave a Comment
iMessage for Windows via Phone Link

iMessage is the messaging protocol that is limited to the Apple ecosystem – iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches – until now anyway. Thanks to Phone Link for Windows 11, you can now use iMessage on a Windows PC to text other iMessage and Android users back and forth, and you can even make phone calls … Read More

How to Opt Into Beta System Software on iPhone & iPad

Jun 1, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Opt into iOS or iPadOS beta updates

Modern versions of iOS and iPadOS have changed the way that beta system software is opted into on iPhone and iPad, abandoning the usage of profiles, and instead using a simples settings adjustment toggle on the device itself. Your Apple ID must be associated with a beta program to be able to toggle and use … Read More

How to Send Voice Messages on iPhone & iPad in iOS 16

May 31, 2023 - Leave a Comment
using Voice Messages on iPhone

Voice Messages are a great feature in Messages for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, that allow you to record yourself speaking and send that audio as a message. This can be fantastic for hands-free texting and communication (say, when walking, biking, driving, etc), if you simply prefer talking to texting, if you want to convey more … Read More

How to Check AppleCare Warranty Coverage on iPhone & iPad

May 29, 2023 - Leave a Comment
How to Add AppleCare Warranty to iPhone or iPad

You can now easily check your AppleCare warranty coverage right on the iPhone or iPad, for not only your device, but also any other devices that are paired to it, like AirPods or Apple Watches. All Apple devices come with a one year limited AppleCare warranty, but many users opt to purchase the optional various … Read More

7 Useful Reasons to Use AirPlane Mode on iPhone

May 24, 2023 - 10 Comments
When and why to use AirPlane Mode on iPhone

While AirPlane Mode for iPhone has been around since the earliest days of the device, many users still do not understand how the feature works, or why it is potentially useful. With that in mind, we’re going to review a variety of genuinely useful reasons you may wish to use AirPlane Mode on an iPhone. … Read More

Get the Official ChatGPT for iPhone & iPad Now

May 22, 2023 - 3 Comments

iPhone and iPad users now have an official ChatGPT app they can download and use on their devices, giving full ChatGPT access directly from an app, without needing to use the web, any third party apps, wrappers, or tools. And, because Apple Silicon Macs can run iPhone apps, this means that the Mac has access … Read More

7 Battery Saving Tips for Gaia GPS for iPhone

May 21, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Gaia GPS

Gaia GPS is a popular app amongst outdoor enthusiasts, but one of the apps downsides is that it tends to drain a lot battery life on your iPhone. If you wish to save battery life and optimize how long you can use Gaia GPS for on your iPhone when out on an adventure, whether it’s … Read More

How to Access Bing GPT Chatbot from Microsoft Edge on iPhone & iPad

May 20, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Using the Bing AI ChatGPT chat bot in Edge for iPhone and iPad

The latest versions of Microsoft Edge web browser for iPhone and iPad, and the Bing search engine itself, include integrated AI-powered chatbots that can be accessed and queried at anhy time. Why not take advantage of these powerful AI features and give them a try yourself? The Bing GPT chatbot is highly competent, offering yet … Read More

iOS 15.7.6 & iPadOS 15.7.6 Updates Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models

May 19, 2023 - 1 Comment
iOS 15 released for iPhone

Apple has released iOS 15.7.6 and iPadOS 15.7.6 for older iPhone and iPad models that are not running the just released iOS/iPadOS 16.5 versions. The small updates include important security updates and therefore are recommended to install for any eligible device. Similarly, Apple has released MacOS Monterey 12.6.6 and MacOS Big Sur 11.7.7 for Macs … Read More

iOS 16.5 & iPadOS 16.5 Update Released to Download

May 18, 2023 - Leave a Comment
iOS 16.5 update

Apple has released iOS 16.5 for all eligible iPhone users, and iPadOS 16.5 for iPad. The software update includes mostly bug fixes, but also includes a few minor changes and additions. Specifically, iOS 16.5 includes a new LGTBQ+ pride celebration wallpaper, along with a “Sports” tab for News app, and the ability to start screen … Read More

How to Get Alerts if Smoke Alarm is Detected by Homepod

May 18, 2023 - 1 Comment
Enable the Smoke Alarm detector with HomePod

HomePod Mini and the newer HomePod models offer sound recognition features that can recognize smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and you can set these devices to send you a notification if either of these alarm sounds is detected by your HomePod. With this feature setup, if your HomePod or HomePod Mini detects the sound … Read More

How to Access & View Apple Savings Account

May 16, 2023 - 7 Comments
How to access and view your Apple Savings Account

The Apple Savings Account is available only to Apple Card holders, for now anyway, and while the interest rate on savings is competitive, one of the quirks of an Apple Savings Account is how you access the account itself. There is no dedicated Apple Savings app, and not even a dedicated Savings tab within the … Read More

How to Use the Analog Stopwatch on iPhone

May 14, 2023 - 2 Comments
How to access the analog stopwatch on iPhone

The iPhone Stopwatch feature is widely used by many people for everything from exercise, cooking, games, timers, health, and anything else requiring timing of durations. You can switch the appearance of the Stopwatch in Clock app on iPhone to an analog face, complete with a standard watch face with moving watch hands. Analog stopwatches are … Read More

How to Use ChatGPT on iPhone

May 10, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Use ChatGPT on iPhone

Want to use ChatGPT on your iPhone? It’s easy to tap into the incredible power of ChatGPT from anywhere, as long as you have your iPhone with you. ChatGPT will generate human-like text and responses that is leaps and bounds far more impressive than anything offered by Siri (or Alexa for that matter), offering you … Read More

How to Setup Apple Savings Account

May 7, 2023 - 8 Comments
How to setup Apple Savings account on iPhone

Apple is now offering a savings account, thanks to a partnership with Goldman Sachs. The savings account is currently available only to Apple Card users, so if you have not yet applied for an Apple Card and you wish to have an Apple Savings account, you’ll need to do that first. Currently, the Apple Savings … Read More

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