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Free iPhone Wallpaper Shows Inside of your iPhone

IFixit has just created free iPhone wallpaper that shows you the inside of your phone. Imagine how cool your phone will look, with a lock screen or home screen showing what’s under the glass. This is for iPhone X, but scroll down to the bottom of the page for links to other iPhone models. Plus […]

How I organize apps on my iPhone

I’ve got a ton of apps on my iPhone, and even though I don’t need most of them all that often, some I need all the time. Everyone’s going to have a different approach to how they organize their iPhone, but I thought I’d share mine, in case it offers any ideas. It all comes […]

4 Cool Features from the New Apple OS Updates

Apple just released new versions of iOS, watchOS, and macOS (as well tvOS) including plugging security holes and adding a few new features. Here are four cool things you can do once you’ve updated.   Night Shift: Use your Mac at Night and Sleep Better Afterwards MacOS 10.12.4 Sierra now has Night Shift, a feature from iOS that […]

Backing up a locked iPhone or iPad with a dead screen

If you’ve got an iPhone or iPod with a dead screen, that’s not so awesome, but usually it can be repaired without replacing the whole device. But…not always. You want to be on the safe side and make sure there’s a backup, ideally on a computer, before the device is repaired (or replaced). To check if there’s a current […]

Erase your iPhone or iPad before giving it away

If you have an old iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch that you want to sell, give away, or recycle, make sure you erase all your data and personal information first. Here’s how: Go to Settings > General > Reset (all the way at the bottom) Tap Erase All Content and Settings Enter your passcode Confirm […]

Save a PDF from your iPhone or iPad

iOS 10 for the iPhone and iPad brought some pretty useful features. One of the less known ones is the ability to save a PDF rather than printing. It’s not intuitive enough to discover, but here’s how you do it: In your app that you wish to print from, tap on whatever you need to to print. In […]

New Adapter Lets You Charge iPhone 7 AND Listen to Music

The new iPhone 7 announced by Apple doesn’t have a headphone port, as we all know. You’re supposed to plug your headphones into the Lightning port. (Unless you want to pay an exorbitant amount for the wireless headphones…) So what happens if you want to charge your phone AND listen to music at the same […]

Find My AirPods

Apple’s new AirPods are a wireless version of their Earpods, meaning they’re two independent little things that hang in your ears with no cord. It would be easier than easy to lose one or both of them. One of their features is that they are self-configuring, via iCloud, rather than having to much around with […]

iPhone Keyboard of the Future?

A new portable keyboard, to be used with the iPhone, iPad, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device, has just been announced. It has a totally new design from anything we’ve seen before. It’s called the TextBlade. It’s made of 3 pieces, which fold together into a case (and the case doubles as an iPhone stand). Folded […]

Tile and iPhone, to Track Your Belongings

A friend of ours sent us Tiles as a gift for the holidays. Here’s what it is, and how we’re using it. Tile is a little piece of plastic, about 1-1/2” square, with technology inside. And there’s an iPhone app to go with it (there’s an Android app too). You link the white plastic tile to […]

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