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What would you change about Control Center?

What would you change about Control Center?

Control Center is a way to get at all your toggles, sliders, buttons, and basic actions, all in one place. Since it's debut in iOS 7 back in 2013, Control Center hasn't changed much. Pull it up from the bottom of the screen and you get quick access to a variety of options. The top row gives you...
How would you change Siri?

How would you change Siri?

Siri, originally created as a stand-alone App Store app by Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer, and Tom Gruber, was bought by Apple and integrated into iOS 5 for the iPhone 4s launch in 2011. A digital assistant with sequential inference and context awareness, Siri answers questions and executes commands...
Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple has released iOS 8.3 to the public, and users can grab the update either over the air or through iTunes. The third major update for iOS 8, 8.3 adds a number of improvements, including over 300 new and diverse emoji characters. Also added in this update are a number of performance fixes....

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Stability and security said to be the primary focuses for iOS 9 and OS X 10.11

Stability and security said to be the primary focuses for iOS 9 and OS X 10.11

Apple is said to be planning fewer user-facing feature additions for iOS 9 and OS 10.11, putting a bigger focus on quality and polish. Apple's major software releases for 2015, iOS 9 and OS X 10.11, will reportedly have fewer tentpole features for users than previous upgrades, with Apple...
Apple once again said to be adding transit directions to Maps in iOS 9

Apple once again said to be adding transit directions to Maps in iOS 9

Transit directions, missing since Apple switched away from Google as a data provider for iOS 6, are once again said to be returning in iOS 9. Transit directions would be a major new feature to Apple's Maps application in iOS 9. The new directions, which were reportedly supposed to debut last year...
iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 may take a typography lesson from the Apple Watch

iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 may take a typography lesson from the Apple Watch

Apple will reportedly make their new San Francisco typeface the system font for both iOS 9 and OS X 10.11. San Francisco, the current system font on the Apple Watch, will reportedly also be the system font for both iOS 9 and OS X 10.11. It would replace Helvetica Neue, the current system font on...
I'd love it if iOS 9 brought 'complications' to the iPhone lock screen

I'd love it if iOS 9 brought 'complications' to the iPhone lock screen

Complications are what I miss most when not wearing my Apple Watch, especially when I'm looking at my iPhone lock screen. I've been thinking about this for a while, but I became acutely aware of it this weekend when I took my Apple Watch off for a couple of hours to see what, if anything, I'd...
Shared Google Calendars not showing up on iPhone, iPad, and Mac? Here's the fix!

Shared Google Calendars not showing up on iPhone, iPad, and Mac? Here's the fix!

Having problems getting Google Calendars to show up in the Calendars app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac? If you accepted an invitation from someone to share a Google calendar but aren't seeing it on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac; it could be due to your Google Sync settings. Google turns sync off by...
iCloud Photo Library: Out of storage messages and how to fix it!

iCloud Photo Library: Out of storage messages and how to fix it!

Setting up iCloud Photo Library on a Mac or PC for the first time can result in out of storage messages on iPhone and iPad. iCloud Photo Library can help you save tremendous amounts of storage across iPhones, iPads, and Macs. For most of us, we have thousands of photos stored on our computers....
How to open links in the background with Safari for iPhone and iPad

How to open links in the background with Safari for iPhone and iPad

Opening Safari links in the background lets you open links without losing your place. You're reading a lengthy article on Safari for iPhone or iPad and you've found a link that you want to check out later. If you tap it, you'll load it and navigate away from the current page, even if you aren't...
Apple releases new beta of iOS 8.4 to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple releases new beta of iOS 8.4 to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple has released their third beta of iOS 8.4 to developers. They have also launched the second beta version for AppleSeed testers. Developers can grab the latest beta of iOS 8.4 from Apple's iOS Developer Center. Additionally, developers, as well as AppleSeed testers, can download the new...
How to stop the Music app from auto-playing in your car

How to stop the Music app from auto-playing in your car

Tired of your iPhone's Music app automatically playing when you connect via Bluetooth or USB? You aren't alone. This happens in many cars of many makes and models. The minute your iPhone is connected, the Music app takes over and decides to play whatever song is first up in your library, or...
'Hey Siri!' and the need for alternative activation phrases

'Hey Siri!' and the need for alternative activation phrases

"Hey Siri!" is an incredibly convenient way to activate your iPhone, iPad, and now... Apple Watch. Update: The Apple Watch is here, which makes "Hey Siri!" even more convenient but can lead to even more collisions. Have your iPhone plugged in and your Apple Watch on, say the magic words, and how...

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