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How to use Family Sharing with Find my iPhone

How to use Family Sharing with Find my iPhone

The new Family Sharing feature in iOS 8 not only lets you share iTunes and App Store purchases but also makes it easier for you to track all the devices in your family with the help of Find My iPhone. So next time mom can't find her iPad or dad leaves his iPhone at Starbucks, anyone in your...
How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8

How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8

Wi-Fi calling is a new feature of iOS 8 that's available initially to T-Mobile customers in the United States and EE customers in the U.K. What's more, it's coming to other carriers in the coming months. It lets your iPhone make and receive calls using Wi-Fi instead of depending on your carrier's...
How to use Family Sharing for iTunes and App Store accounts in iOS 8

How to use Family Sharing for iTunes and App Store accounts in iOS 8

Family Sharing is a new feature in iOS 8 that lets your entire family share purchases from both iTunes and the App Store without having to share the same Apple ID. More than that, parents require that younger children ask permission before purchasing content. You can then receive a request and...
Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No, there's no iCloud Drive app

Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No, there's no iCloud Drive app on iOS!

The launch of iOS 8 brought with it the launch of iCloud Drive, and... a whole lot of confusion. Apple stated during the WWDC keynote that while iCloud Drive was coming to both the Mac and iOS, there would not be a standalone iCloud Drive app. That's not a problem with OS X Yosemite because it's...
Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Continuity and Handoff are both new iOS 8 features that make for a more seamless experience than ever when it comes to using multiple devices. Continuity lets you answer phone calls that come in on your iPhone on your iPad, and soon on your Mac as well through Yosemite. Handoff, one of the major...
Yes, Camera Roll is gone in iOS 8 — Here's where it went and why!

Yes, Camera Roll is gone in iOS 8 — Here's where it went and why!

One of the first things many people noticed yesterday after upgrading to iOS 8 was that the Camera Roll and Photo Stream sections in the Photos app were completely missing. This left many people confused and alarmed as to where their Camera Roll photos went, and understandably so. However, your...
Out of space to install iOS 8? Use iTunes instead!

Out of space to install iOS 8? Use iTunes instead!

If you're getting an error message that says you can't install iOS 8 because you don't have enough free space on your device, you have two choices: Either you can delete stuff until you do have enough space, or you can use your Mac or PC and iTunes to take care of it. So you're ready to pull...
The choice in iOS 8 makes it the best one yet

The choice in iOS 8 makes it the best one yet

There's an old saying; "you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." Personally speaking that's how picking up an iPhone or iPad after using other mobile platforms – predominantly Android – has felt until iOS 8 came along. But no more. iOS 8 truly is Apple's latest and very greatest, and...
iOS 8 kills iPhoto and forces a messy transition to Photos

iOS 8 kills iPhoto and forces a messy transition to Photos

One consequence of upgrading to iOS 8: You're no longer going to be able to use the iOS version of iPhoto. From here on out you're supposed to use Photos. What's worse, it may be a very painful transition if you invested in some of iPhoto's features. Read on for details. It's an ex-parrot...
iMore show 420: iOS 8 review

iMore show 420: iOS 8 review

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode: iOS 8 is here and we're going to review it! Join Rene and Ally as they go through everything from Extensibility to Continuity, Mail to Safari, HealthKit to HomeKit, Spotlight to...
Did you update to iOS 8?

Did you update to iOS 8?

Did you update to iOS 8? The dust is starting to settle as the great iOS 8 update is now with us. Despite all of the issues with download queues, long install times and potentially having to clear out oodles of space on our devices to accept the OTA, update day has a very different level of...
Locking down iOS 8: How Apple is keeping your iPhone and iPad safe!

Locking down iOS 8: How Apple is keeping your iPhone and iPad safe!

Apple has posted a new version of their terrific white paper on iOS security, this one updated for iOS 8 an dated September, 2014. I haven't had time to read through it yet, but if last year's version is any indication, encryption enthusiasts should be in for a treat. The timing, immediately...
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Tim Cook posts open letter on privacy, Apple updates policies for iOS 8

Apple has just posted some updated privacy policies that were changed due to the launch of iOS 8. The changes were accompanied by a letter written by Apple CEO Tim Cook. According to Apple, "The changes were made predominantly to cover new features that will be released with iOS 8 or to...
What iCloud Drive storage plan should you get?

What iCloud Drive storage plan should you get?

iCloud Drive is revamping the traditional iCloud service we've been using for a few years now. Instead of just being able to house your contacts, calendars, Photo Stream, and backups, iCloud Drive can act as a central repository for lots of different kinds of files. You can then access these...
How to back up to iCloud before updating to iOS 8

How to back up to iCloud before updating to iOS 8

If you're planning on updating to iOS 8 on your iPhone or iPad, it's always a good idea to make sure you've backed up first. While it's not common for things to go wrong, software glitches can and do happen, so always protect your data first. Luckily, backing up to iCloud is easy enough and can...
How to use smart photo adjustments in iOS 8

How to use smart photo adjustments in iOS 8

iOS 8 brings a lot of new features to the Photos app. One of the biggest and most welcome additions is better control over editing and adjustments. Take a photo outside and think it's too bright? Or maybe there are shadows over part of the image that you don't think look quite right. Now iOS 8...
Read this before turning on iCloud Drive in iOS 8!

Read this before turning on iCloud Drive in iOS 8!

When you upgrade to iOS 8, you're asked if you want to activate iCloud Drive.If you're running other devices that aren't being upgraded to iOS 8, or if you have a Mac, it's best to say no for right now. Here's why. iCloud Drive enables you to share files in the cloud. But iCloud Drive doesn't...
How to install iOS 8 on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad using iTunes

How to install iOS 8 on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad using iTunes

iOS 8 is here and the only thing left for you to do is update your iPhone or iPad. While updating to iOS 8 over-the-air is faster and more convenient, if it's not showing up for you, we can walk you through how to manually update via your computer with iTunes. How to update your iPhone or iPad...
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Evernote for iPhone and iPad updated with iOS 8 support and more new features

Evernote joins with many major iPhone and iPad apps with a major update today that adds a number of features to the note taking app, including support for iOS 8, web clipping, a way to unlock the app via Touch ID and more. Here's the change log on what's new in the 7.5 version, including some...
How to use smart photo composition tools in iOS 8

How to use smart photo composition tools in iOS 8

iOS 8 brings lots of welcome changes to the Photos app that can help you make your pictures even better. One of those new features is the introduction of smart composition tools. Ever take a photo that isn't quite as straight as you wished it was? Or maybe it doesn't have the right crop you need...

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