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7 Time-Saving iPhone Features You Should Try

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The iPhone has always had so many features is hard to memorize them all. Even if the iPhone is pretty easy to use, we’re all bound to miss some features that can make things easier.

Fortunately, most features are pretty easy to learn. And once you get the hang of it, you’ll be saving so much time using your iPhone you’ll look like a pro user.

If you don’t know where to begin, continue reading to learn how to save time using the following seven iPhone features.

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6 Tips to Master The New Safari on Your iPhone

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With the release of iOS 15, Apple brought many changes and improvements to the iPhone’s interface. But one of the most significant changes was on the Safari browser. From the user interface to the new Safari extensions on mobile, there’s a lot to learn from iPhone’s new Safari.

It can also be a bit overwhelming at first since a lot of things have changed. But, fear not, if you’re having trouble, here are 6 Tips to Master the New Safari on Your iPhone.


Put the Address Bar Where It Belongs

One of the…

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How to Set Up and Schedule Focus Mode on iOS 15

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With iOS 15, many new features came to the iPhone. New quality of life improvements, a complete redesign to Safari, and of course, an entirely new feature called Focus. 

Focus helps you mute notifications in order to, well, focus on the important things you’re doing. At its core, Focus is basically Do Not Disturb. But it also comes with more features like the ability to create your own Focus depending on the activity you’re doing, such as going to the gym or driving. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Replacing Apple Device Batteries

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After years of use, the battery inside your Apple device begins to fail. It’s pretty much inevitable. And when your battery begins to decline, you will notice a drop in performance along with the need to charge the device more frequently.

If you’re handy, you may be able to replace the battery yourself. Otherwise, you’ll have to bring the device into an Apple store. Read on as we break down which Apple products allow you to change the battery yourself and which do not.

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8 Best Safari Extensions You Need to Try on Your iPhone and iPad

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One of the biggest changes Apple made in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 was in Safari. Not only did Apple’s browser change its design entirely, but now you have the option to use extensions on mobile too.

Before iOS 15, extensions were exclusive to Safari on Mac. Now, however, developers can tweak their apps so you can use extensions on your iPhone or iPad. 

The best part is that, since developers have had months to test iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, there are already plenty of extensions for you to…

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16 macOS Monterey Shortcuts That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

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Apple surprised all of us when it finally implemented Shortcuts to Mac with the latest macOS Monterey software update. It took the company long enough, but now you can use, create, and update your shortcuts from Mac. The best part is that they’ll also be available on your iPhone and iPad. 

Still, some shortcuts work best on your Mac and take it to the next level. From batch adding reminders to shortcuts that give you Shakespeare-type insults, there’s a little bit of everything for…

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Everything You Need to Know About Phishing And How to Avoid It

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Scammers are always finding new ways to get people’s information, but one of the oldest ones in the books is known as phishing. Well, at least old for the internet world. Phishing’s been around since the 90s, and it’s only getting more sophisticated as time goes on. 

Even if you believe you’ll never be fooled, phishing is dangerous and sometimes even hard to spot. Fortunately, there are ways you can prevent it and make you and your personal data as secure as…

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5 Common iPhone Issues You Can Easily Repair Yourself

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If you have an iPhone, you know how great it can be at times, but you also know it is not hard to damage. Even if the iPhone 12 and 13 have a ceramic shield that’s four times stronger, there’s still a chance of cracking the screen. Not only that but there are many other problems your iPhone can give you without warning. 

The good news is, you can fix many of these issues yourself. Oftentimes you don’t need special tools or much knowledge about tech. However, you must be willing to dive in and learn how to…

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Can an AirTag Be Used on a Dog Collar Safely? Is It Even a Good Idea?

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Do you have a dog and want to track them? You may want to grab an AirTag and slap it on your pup’s collar. It’ll keep track of your dog when they play in the yard and also on walks when they cannot resist the temptation to chase a squirrel.

Why You Should Use an AirTag
to Track Your Dog

✅ Affordability

Dog trackers are no joke. They can be costly, especially if they are equipped with GPS or cellular communications. Those that are cellular also may require a monthly…

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Ontario Now Supports iOS 15 COVID-19 Vaccination Cards

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Last month, the Canadian province of Ontario began requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccinations to access certain non-essential businesses such as restaurants, nightclubs, concerts, and sporting events, and as of today, it has begun rolling out an iOS 15-compatible vaccination card that can be stored on users’ iPhones.

Although Ontario residents will still have to wait until iOS 15.1 officially launches to pull up their vaccine cards in Apple Wallet, it appears that this upcoming feature is…

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