Smartphones

Top 10 iOS 10 Tips for the iPhone

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It’s been a little while since Apple released iOS 10 to the masses and overall it seems like a good update. I held off updating until recently just in case there were any major bugs in the initial release. Now that I’m using it daily, I thought I would write up a few tips on […]

7 iPhone Apps to Write on Pictures

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So yesterday I took a photo of my daughter that I thought was very funny, but I needed to add some text to the photo to really make it funny for other people. I started searching around for some good iPhone apps that I could use to add text to photos before I sent it […]

Setup an Additional Phone Number on an Android Smartphone or iPhone

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If you currently use your main phone number for everything under the sun, you might have noticed that those annoying telemarketing calls have started appearing on your cell phone. If you have a home phone, you will be bombarded with marketing calls no matter what, but cell phones have been mostly immune to this problem until […]

How to Lock a Note with a Password or Touch ID in iOS

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With the release of the latest version of iOS, you can now protect your notes in the Notes app using either a password or Touch ID. For me, this was really great news because I use the Notes app a lot on my iPhone, but hate the fact that I have to use a different […]

Generate a Verification Code for Apple Two Factor Authentication

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I recently wrote a post on how to enable Apple’s new two-factor authentication feature for an iCloud account, which will make your account much more secure. In addition, even if you had two-step verification turned on, two-factor authentication is even more secure. Normally, when you sign into iCloud on a new device like your iPhone or […]

How to View & Take Photos in Widescreen (16:9) on iPhone

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If you have any of the newer iPhones, you have probably noticed that when you take a picture with the camera, it always has black bars on either side of the image. The iPhone screen has different aspect ratio than the photo and therefore the image doesn’t fill up the entire screen. For someone like me, […]

How to Update a Nexus Device OTA to Android N (7.0) Beta

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If you have a Nexus device and love playing around with the latest versions of Android, then you might be happy to learn that you can update your device to the beta version of Android N over-the-air (OTA). The only devices you can do this for are the Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus […]

How to Enable Two Factor Authentication for iCloud on iOS

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With the latest release of iOS, Apple has enabled a new feature called Two Factor Authentication. They previously had enabled a feature called Two-Step Verification, but that isn’t as robust or as secure as the new authentication method. In order to use the stronger two factor authentication with your iCloud account, you first have to […]

Print from iPhone/iPad to Any Printer

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Got a printer and need to print something from your iPhone or iPad? If your printer supports AirPrint, thing couldn’t be easier. The printer will just show up in the list and you’re good to go. If you do not have an AirPrint-enabled printer, however, then you’re pretty much out of luck. Luckily, there are […]

The Best Free Apps for a New iPhone

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When I first got up new iPhone 5S (thanks to my parents), I instantly went to the app store and starting downloading apps! Having a smartphone and not using apps is like having a computer and only using it to browse the Internet. If you have an iPhone, you’re also lucky because the Apple app […]