How to Make iPhone Camera Shoot JPEG Pictures in iOS 11

How to Make iPhone Camera Shoot JPEG Pictures in iOS 11

The iPhone camera will now default to taking pictures in a new HEIF format, rather then JPEG. This camera formatting change to HEIF came in iOS 11, but some iPhone users may prefer to have the camera continue to snap photos in JPEG format for broader compatibility with sharing, copying to a computer, and more.…

How to Force Restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

How to Force Restart iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple has changed how to forcibly restart an iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, with the device now relying on a sequence of three button presses to complete the hard reboot procedure. If you’ve been trying to forcibly reboot an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus to no avail, it is because all of the…

How to Install iOS 11 Manually with IPSW Firmware and iTunes

How to Install iOS 11 Manually with IPSW Firmware and iTunes

While most users should update to iOS 11 using the standard software update mechanisms within Settings app or iTunes, another more technical option is available that utilizes device-specific firmware (IPSW) to install iOS 11 onto an iPhone or iPad. In general, using IPSW to update iOS system software is considered advanced and is therefore only…

7 of the Best iOS 11 Features You’ll Actually Use

7 of the Best iOS 11 Features You’ll Actually Use

iOS 11 includes many new features and a variety of subtle changes, but we’re going to highlight some of the best features available in iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad that you will actually use. From the ability to scan documents with your camera, improving the Control Center, to less distracted driving, better file handling,…

How to Manage & Sync iOS Apps Without iTunes on iPhone & iPad

How to Manage & Sync iOS Apps Without iTunes on iPhone & iPad

The latest version of iTunes removes the App Store and thus the ability to manage iOS apps on an iPhone or iPad directly through iTunes. Instead, Apple wants users to manage and sync their iOS apps directly on the iOS device itself through the built-in App Store. The removal of App Store and an Apps…

How to AirDrop from Mac to iPhone or iPad

How to AirDrop from Mac to iPhone or iPad

Did you know you can use AirDrop to send pictures, videos, and files from a Mac to an iPhone or iPad? AirDrop between the Mac and an iOS device is fast and works very well, and it’s quite easy to use for wireless transmission of images, documents, and other data between different devices. This tutorial…

How to Compress Video on iPhone or iPad

How to Compress Video on iPhone or iPad

The iPhone and iPad can capture amazingly high definition video in 4K, 1080p, and 720p resolution, and while those movies will look fantastic they also create large file sizes. While you can always change the recording resolution of video in iOS ahead of time, another option is to compress video after the fact, thereby reducing…

Have Siri Show Your Calendar & Appointments on iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Have Siri Show Your Calendar & Appointments on iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Are you having a busy day, and wondering what is next on your Calendar agenda? Maybe you forgot when that appointment is tomorrow? Or perhaps you’re wondering if you’re free next Tuesday for a meeting at a specific time? You can ask Siri to tell you, utilizing the virtual assistant as a little personal assistant…

How to Change Wi-Fi Personal Hotspot Password on iPhone or iPad

How to Change Wi-Fi Personal Hotspot Password on iPhone or iPad

The Personal Hotspot feature of iPhone and iPad cellular equipped models allows you to use the devices mobile connection as a wi-fi hotspot for other devices and hardware to connect to. It’s an incredibly useful feature that gets a lot of use for many users. As you may have noticed when setting up and turning…