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5 amazing iOS 7 gestures: How to get more done faster!

iOS 7 includes even more gesture-based navigation shortcuts than ever, and that means, if you master them, you can navigate your apps, peek at information, and general get things done faster and more easily than ever before. Whether it's glancing or navigating back at your list in Mail or Messages, or moving through your Safari history, or flinging away tabs or entire apps, with iOS 7 gestures, all the shortcuts you need are literally at your fingertips. Here's how to use them:

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Top 7 secret iOS 7 tips everyone needs to know!

iOS 7 is here and not only do we have your complete iOS 7 review to tell you everything you need to know, but a ton of iOS 7 tips and how-tips ready and waiting to help you out. But if you don't have time for all that, if you just need to know the most important tips and tricks now, now, now, then this top 10 list is for you!

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How to master iBooks for iOS: Top 5 iBooks tips for faster sorting, organizing, reading, and sharing

iBooks not only lets you read PDF files and ebooks right on your iPhone and iPad, but lets you manage and interact with your reading collection in several powerful ways. From saving PDFs right from the internet to searching for text within documents to curating collections, iBooks isn't just a convenient way to read ebooks, but an immensely useful utility for storing, managing, and working with what you want to read now and in the future. Here are our favorite tips for getting the most out of your iBooks experience.

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How to master Safari for iOS: Top 5 tips for better, faster browsing

Whether you're brand new to iOS or a seasoned pro looking for that extra edge, there's a lot of functionality in Apple's Safari web browser for iOS that's hidden just below the surface. Here are some of our favorite tips, tricks, and full-on how-tos to help get you surfing faster, better, and more conveniently than ever. And hey, if you know them already, simply share them with a friend. We'll do the heavy tech-support lifting so you don't have to!

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Top 5 secret Siri tips: How to add, find, delete, and do everything faster!

Yes, sure, Siri's had some lingering reliability issues over the last couple years, but when it works, it works so well that it can save you an incredible amount of time and effort in getting things done. Adding things to apps, typing out text, even searching for things can require a lot of tapping, and involve a lot of frustration. Sometimes it's just easier to have Siri do what you say, rather than taking the time to do it yourself. And when you master some of the lesser known Siri skills, it can seem almost like magic.

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Top 5 secret button tips: How to screenshot, take photos, and get into DFU mode, faster!

We've already shown you the multitouch magic that iOS gesture shortcuts can enable, but the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad all come with some pretty amazing button shortcuts as well. And since there are so few buttons, it makes sense some of them would do double - or even triple - duty! Whether we're talking about the Home button, the Sleep/Wake button, or even the Volume buttons, alone or in combination, there's plenty of time-and-effort-saving mechanical magic to had on iOS as well!

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Top 5 simple security tips: How to increase data protection and privacy!

Security is one of the most important, yet oft-neglected facets of modern mobile life. Whether you're using an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, your entire life, and a lot of your friends', families', and associates' lives, are right there on your device. From contact information to location data, messages to photos and video, website logins to payment methods, if someone gains access to your device, and your stuff, it can make that life, those lives, annoying at best, catastrophic at worst. Adding security does require more time and effort than going without, but nowhere nearly as much time and effort as it takes to recover after your stuff is spied, stolen, or otherwise violated. It's security week on Talk Mobile, so while you probably already know the basics, we're going to share the very best of the tough stuff!

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Top 5 secret gesture tips for: How to make Siri, Mail, Safari, Calendar, keyboard, faster!

See a button. Tap a button. That's easy. Does just what it says on the tin. But when it comes to long-presses, more complex gestures, and other advanced multitouch controls, they can be hard to discover, challenging to remember, and otherwise a pain in the apps. But man alive, can they make using your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad faster! And once you get the hang of their multi-touch magic, not only won't you stop using them, you won't be able to wait to wow your friends and family!

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