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iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified variation of Mac OS, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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iOS 18 Beta 1 Download Available Now for iPhone & iPad

Jun 10, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Download and install iOS 18 beta

Apple just announced iOS 18 at the WWDC 2024 keynote, and it’s already available to download and install onto eligible iPhone models right now. Specifically, iOS 18 beta 1 is available to download for registered Apple Developers. You can also find iPadOS 18 beta 1 available to download too if you’re using iPad, along with … Read More

iOS 18 Announced with Dark Mode Icons, AI Features, Control Center Customizations, & More

Jun 10, 2024 - 5 Comments
iOS 18

Apple has announced iOS 18, the next major version of system software for iPhone, with a host of new features, design updates, and changes. iOS 18 brings all new customization options for home screen icons including Dark Mode icons with color tinting, the ability to place icons and widgets anywhere on the Home Screen, a … Read More

15 Keynote Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

Jun 4, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Keynote for iPad keyboard shortcuts

The Keynote presentation app for iPad has a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts available to it that are only accessible when the iPad is connected to a physical keyboard. If you’re a regular Keynote for iPad user, and you have either a Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard, keyboard case, or other external keyboard connected to the … Read More

How to Find a Misplaced Apple Watch with iPhone’s Ping My Watch

May 29, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to find a missing Apple Watch with iPhone Ping My Watch feature

If you’re an Apple Watch user, you should know about a convenient feature for iPhone that helps you to easily find a misplaced Apple Watch. Much like how you can ping an iPhone with Apple Watch to find an iPhone, you can now go the other direction too, by pinging your Apple Watch from your … Read More

PSA: Updating to MacOS Sonoma or iOS 17 May Enable iCloud Keychain

May 28, 2024 - 4 Comments
iCloud Keychain may turn itself on after software updates

Mac users, iPhone users, and iPad users, should all be aware that updating to macOS Sonoma 14, iOS 17, or iPadOS 17, may silently enable iCloud Keychain on their devices. Essentially this means that by updating to the latest iOS, iPadOS, or MacOS, you may be unintentionally enabling the feature and thereby uploading your saved … Read More

How to Change the Voice of ChatGPT on iPhone, Mac, iPad

May 26, 2024 - 2 Comments
Tap on Voice to change the voice of ChatGPT

ChatGPT for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, all include a very impressive Voice Chat feature, that lets you have voice chats and full on conversations with the advanced AI Large Language Model. One of the fun ways to customize Voice Chat with ChatGPT is to change the voice to something you prefer, and there are multiple … Read More

iOS 17.5.1 & iPadOS 17.5.1 Update Released to Fix Reappearing Deleted Photos Bug

May 21, 2024 - Leave a Comment
iOS 17.5.1 update fixes a peculiar bug where deleted photos would reappear

Apple has released a small bug fix update for iPhone and iPad versioned as iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1. The update specifically aims to fix a very strange bug where deleted photos would randomly reappear on some users devices. Sometimes the photos that reappeared on user devices were deleted many years prior, raising serious questions … Read More

iOS 16.7.8 & iPadOS 16.7.8 Updates for Older iPhones & iPads Available

May 14, 2024 - Leave a Comment

Alongside iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5, Apple has also released iOS 16.7.8 and iPadOS 16.7.8 updates for older model iPhone and iPads. iOS 16.7.8 and iPadOS 16.7.8 include security fixes and do not appear to have any other changes. iOS 16.7.8 and iPadOS 16.7.8 are available for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad … Read More

iOS 17.5 & iPadOS 17.5 Updates Released with Bug Fixes

May 13, 2024 - Leave a Comment
iOS 17.5 update and iPadOS 17.5 update

iOS 17.5 for iPhone, and iPadOS 17.5 for iPad, have been released by Apple. The new software updates are available with bug fixes, security enhancements, enhancements to Apple News, and a new Pride Radiance wallpaper from Apple to celebrate the LGBTQIA2S++ communities for Pride month. Separately, updates are also available for watchOS 10.5, tvOS 17.5, … Read More

3 Great Photo App Tips for iPhone, iPad, & Mac That You May Have Overlooked

May 9, 2024 - 4 Comments
Some helpful overlooked Photos app tips for iPhone, Mac, and iPad

The Photos app is a major part of the Apple ecosystem, providing a ton of powerful capabilities for managing and editing photos whether you’re using Photos on iPhone, Mac, or iPad. While you may already be familiar with some great tips like editing photos for color, cropping, applying filters, and creating folders for your photos, … Read More

How to Find Your Phone Number on iPhone

May 6, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to find your phone number on iPhone

If you recently got a new phone and new phone number, or perhaps you changed phone numbers, or maybe you have a new work phone, you might be left with the question of wondering what your phone number is. Obviously knowing your phone number is important, so if you need to know what your phone … Read More

How to Convert Photos to Videos on iPhone & iPad

May 2, 2024 - 8 Comments
How to convert photos to videos on iPhone or iPad

One of the more interesting tricks available for the Photos app on iPhone and iPad is an ability to convert a series of selected photos into a video. This can be particularly useful for action photos and Live Photos that are a series of similar images, but you can select any number of Live Photos … Read More

How to Hide iPhone Keyboard When It’s Covering Buttons & Won’t Go Away

May 1, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to fix a stuck iPhone keyboard

Some iPhone users may find that the onscreen keyboard occasionally gets stuck on screen and covers buttons or other elements on the the screen, preventing interaction with the iPhone and preventing the dismissal of the iPhone keyboard. This can happen for a variety of reasons, whether in Messages, Whatsapp, Instagram, FaceBook, Mail, and basically any … Read More

What’s a PXM File & How Do You Open It?

Apr 27, 2024 - 2 Comments
A PXM file as seen on a Mac

File types and file formats can be a bit of a mystery, especially when you stumble into a file that you don’t necessarily recognize. One such case that you may come across is a file that has a .pxm file extension, and if you haven’t heard of a PXM file before you understandably might be … Read More

How to Bulk Image Edit on iPhone & iPad wth Copy & Paste Edits to Photos

Apr 16, 2024 - 2 Comments
How to bulk image edit on iPhone and iPad with copy and paste edits

Bulk image editing can be a tedious task, but the Photos app for iPhone and iPad has a fantastic feature that makes editing a series of images a lot easier. Essentially how this works is that you make edits to one photo, and then you copy those edits, and paste them to other photos that … Read More

What Does the Bell with Line Through It Mean in Messages? Bell Icon on iPhone, iPad, & Mac Explained

Apr 5, 2024 - Leave a Comment
What the bell icon with a line through it means in Messages on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch

You may occasionally see a Messages thread or a conversation in Messages app that shows a bell with a line through it next to the persons name. If you’re wondering what the bell with a line through it means in Messages app, which is the mute symbol, you’re certainly not alone, because not everyone activates … Read More

Create a Resume with Pages on Mac, iPhone, iPad

Mar 26, 2024 - 1 Comment
How to create a resume in Pages for Mac, iPhone, or iPad

Creating a resume is one of those tasks that can be stressful, but it does not need to be if you’re in the Apple ecosystem. That’s because your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, all have a readily accessible series of resume templates that you can access. Whether it’s updating a resume into a new format, or … Read More

How to Use the Apple Watch Keyboard: Typing on Apple Watch Directly, & with Dictation, or iPhone

Mar 25, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Use the Apple Watch keyboard

The Apple Watch may be small and on your wrist, but believe it or not the Apple Watch also has a keyboard. Yes, even with the small screen, you can use a full size QWERTY keyboard on Apple Watch to type things out, whether it’s a quick response to a message, or an email. In … Read More

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