Category: smartphones

  • How to Instantly Measure Someone's Height on Your iPhone

    How to Instantly Measure Someone's Height on Your iPhone

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Many of us have been using iPhones since the beginning, and its “hidden” or “secret” features are things we’ve know about for ages. But every once in a while, I learn something new about iOS. This time, it’s a feature that lets you instantly measure someone with just your iPhone’s […]

  • How to Translate Foreign Languages Directly From Your iPhone Camera

    How to Translate Foreign Languages Directly From Your iPhone Camera

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Every year, Apple adds a few new features that make third-party apps redundant. It’s so common that there’s a term for it—Sherlocking—that goes back to the early 2000s when Apple added a native search feature that made the Sherlock app useless. Read more… Read full article: at LifeHacker

  • How to Streamline Your iPhone 14 Pro’s Always-On Display

    How to Streamline Your iPhone 14 Pro’s Always-On Display

    Read full article: at LifeHacker With the 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max, Apple has finally brought an always-on display (AOD) to the iPhone. Android devices had the feature for years ago and Apple has been producing compatible OLED displays for almost as long, yet only now are we able to keep our iPhone displays […]

  • How to Fix the Most Annoying iPhone Features in iOS 16

    How to Fix the Most Annoying iPhone Features in iOS 16

    Read full article: at LifeHacker iOS 16 is filled with awesome new features, from the ability to instantly copy the subject from images to a whole new customizable Lock Screen with widgets. But when it comes to new OS releases, there is no such thing as perfect. While the new release is packed with some […]

  • How to Install Unsupported Apps on Older iPhones

    How to Install Unsupported Apps on Older iPhones

    Read full article: at LifeHacker As much as Apple will want you to buy the iPhone 14, your old phone is probably serving you just fine, even if the company doesn’t officially support it anymore. But the bigger problem with aging tech isn’t necessarily the lack of official software support, it’s when third-party developers stop […]

  • How to See Your iPhone's Battery Percentage All the Time Again

    How to See Your iPhone's Battery Percentage All the Time Again

    Read full article: at LifeHacker When you look at the battery icon on your iPhone, you get a rough enough idea of how much battery life you still have to work with. But if you want to know exactly where you stand, you need to swipe down from the top right into Control Center, where […]

  • How to Instantly Customize Lock Screen Notifications in iOS 16

    How to Instantly Customize Lock Screen Notifications in iOS 16

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Every year, and with every iOS update, it seems Apple tries to do something new when it comes to iPhone notifications. We’re not talking about reinventing the wheel or going the Android route—just incremental changes that improve your quality of life, at least as it pertains to your device. Read […]

  • How to Install the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Betas

    How to Install the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Betas

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Apple announced iOS and iPadOS 16 during its WWDC event today, Monday, June 6. The new update sports some big changes, such as a customizable Lock Screen, revamped notifications, and the ability to edit and undo messages, while bringing some macOS window management to the iPad (finally). While the software […]

  • How to Add Speed Dial to Your iPhone

    How to Add Speed Dial to Your iPhone

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Speed dial was an essential efficiency tool back when you needed to dial every number by hand. Rather than waste precious seconds punching the same digits every day, you could program your favorite contacts to designated spots on either a landline or a cell phone for quick, single-button access. Of […]

  • How to Stop Someone From Editing the iMessages They Send You

    How to Stop Someone From Editing the iMessages They Send You

    Read full article: at LifeHacker Apple’s iOS 16 introduces some awesome new Messaging features: With the new update, you can recover deleted messages for up to 30 days, mark messages as unread to return to later, and you have more options for SharePlay than ever before. The two Messages features that made headlines, however, were […]