Apple has released the iOS 16 GM candidate for all users in the beta testing programs, days ahead of the planned public release. GM builds are typically the finalized beta version of system software that matches what is released to the general public. The iOS 16 GM update is available to download right away for … Read More
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.
Apple has unveiled the all new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, with new features like a 48MP camera system, always-on display, crash detection, Emergency SOS via Satellite, and improved performance thanks to the new A16 CPU.
Apple has announced the new iPhone 14, and iPhone 14 Plus. Both iPhone 14 models feature the same design as prior iPhone 13 models, and the same A15 processor as last years model as well. However, there are improvements to the devices camera, and new features like Emergency SOS via Satellite.
If you’re ever in a situation where you are concerned about unauthorized biometric access to your iPhone, for example, someone holding your iPhone up to your face to unlock it with Face ID, or someone forcing you to put your finger on the Touch ID sensor to unlock the iPhone, you can prevent that unauthorized … Read More
Apple has issued an important security update to older model iPhones and iPads that are not able to run the latest iOS 15 operating system. iOS 12.5.6 includes important security patches, and should be installed on any older model device that is eligible to receive the update, and that can not install iOS 15.6.1, which … Read More
Have you ever wanted to customize the font seen on a webpage? Maybe you have a preferred font that you want to see while you’re reading, or the font on a particular webpage is difficult to read? In that case, you’ll be excited to know that you can now do this on your iPhone or … Read More
Apple has issued the eighth beta of iOS 16 for users enrolled in the iPhone beta testing program. The latest beta is available for both developer beta and public beta users. With iPhone 14 expected to launch in the coming weeks, it’s likely that iOS 16 beta 8 will be very close to the final … Read More
You may have noticed a microphone button in the address bar of Safari on iPhone or iPad, and when the microphone icon is tapped it will activate dictation, turning your voice into text. Many users may accidentally tap on the microphone dictation button in Safari on iPhone or iPad, and thus may want to disable … Read More
Apple has issued iOS 16 beta 7 for iPhone beta testers, along with iPadOS 16.1 beta 1 for iPad beta testers. Typically the developer beta build arrives first, and the same build comes soon after as a public beta release. The jump to iPadOS 16.1 beta from iPadOS 16 beta 6 is due to Apple … Read More
Reader Mode in Safari is a fantastic feature for Safari on iPhone and iPad that lets you more easily read just about any web page, and works particularly great on longer articles or pages with a lot of clutter. Basically Reader mode will strip away any and all other page content except for the article … Read More
Are you subscribed to multiple public calendars to follow holidays and other important events? If you change your mind and you no longer wish to see these calendar events, you’ll need to unsubscribe from the calendar.
By default, WhatsApp will show a ‘Last Seen’ status of contacts, which lets you know when the user was last using WhatsApp. The latest versions of WhatsApp allow you to selectively hide the Last Seen status from specific people or contacts. Previously, hide Last Seen and hide online status but the setting was broadly oriented, … Read More
Need to know the word count of a document you’re working on in Pages? Word counts can help you determine how long something that you’re writing, whether for school, work, or personal. This is a feature that a lot of users would like to have, but for whatever reason the Pages app doesn’t show this … Read More
Apple has released iOS 15.6.1 for iPhone, and iPadOS 15.6.1 for iPad. The small software updates include important security fixes and are therefore recommended for all iPhone and iPad users to install onto their devices. No new features or changes are expected in the update. Separately, Mac users also will find macOS Monterey 12.5.1 update … Read More
Apple has issued iOS 16 beta 6 and iPadOS 16 beta 6 for users who are actively enrolled in the developer beta testing programs for iPhone and iPad. The 6th beta arrives just a week after the 5th beta, perhaps signifying an acceleration of the development cycle as the fall public release date for the … Read More
Facebook Messenger now has a disappearing messages feature, which, just as it sounds, allows your messages to disappear after a period of time. The disappearing messages feature in Facebook Messenger is similar to the feature in WhatsApp in that you can set it per message thread with each person. Let’s take a look at how … Read More
By default, communications through Facebook Messenger are not end-to-end encrypted, which means that theoretically another party could retrieve sensitive information from the chat if they were nefariously minded. It also means that the conversations are basically wide open for reading by Facebook and whoever has access to Facebook data. If you’re a privacy buff (then … Read More
Whether you’re using Apple Pages, Numbers, or Keynote applications, you may want to hide the editing tools as you review a document, and you can do this thanks to a handy reading view feature available in each of the Apple iWork suite apps.