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10 Most Annoying Things about iOS 10 and How to Fix Them

10 Most Annoying Things about iOS 10 and How to Fix Them

iOS 10 comes with many new exciting features, but it also comes with some annoyances that might put you off, ranging from the new ‘Press home to unlock’ method to losing your beloved iOS 9 features.

Developers Can Now Offer Auto-Renewable In-App Subscriptions on the iOS App Store

Developers Can Now Offer Auto-Renewable In-App Subscriptions on the iOS App Store

Ahead of the iOS 10 release to public later this week, Apple has made some of the major changes to App Store revenue sharing live for developers. The company had first detailed these changes right before WWDC this year.

Prevent Your Friends From Snooping Around By Locking Them Into Only One App

Prevent Your Friends From Snooping Around By Locking Them Into Only One App

If you routinely give your friends access to your iPhone, to make a call or to see some photos, you know they almost always end up snooping around. If you want to prevent this from happening, you can use a built-in Accessibility feature in iOS called Guided Access. This is also useful if you have kids and you hand them your iPhone or iPad to watch videos but don’t want them accidentally using everything that’s on your iPhone.

You Can Now Watch Apple Engineer’s Black Hat Security Talk Online

You Can Now Watch Apple Engineer’s Black Hat Security Talk Online

At the Black Hat Conference earlier this month, Ivan Krstic, Apple’s head of security engineering, gave a presentation about Apple security and announced the company’s new bug bounty program. Now you can watch the whole thing online.

Fix iPhone Apps Stuck at ‘Waiting’ During Installation

Fix iPhone Apps Stuck at ‘Waiting’ During Installation

If you’re facing issues it app downloads stuck at “Waiting” status and not downloading the app, here are some steps you can take to try and resolve the issue.

Best iPhone Apps For Deleting Duplicate Contacts

Best iPhone Apps For Deleting Duplicate Contacts

iCloud and Gmail backups have made sure that you never lose a contact ever again, even if you lose your phone. But freak accidents that ruin your contact book might still happen. Bugs might fill your contact book with duplicates for example. If that’s happened with you or if you’ve ended up with a pile of duplicate contacts sheerly through negligence, here are some apps that will help you out.

Apple Wants You to Become an Organ Donor Through Your iPhone

Apple Wants You to Become an Organ Donor Through Your iPhone

Apple wants to make it easier than ever to donate organs by allowing fans to register as donors via their iPhone. With a new software update, users will be able to sign up through the Health app that is pre-installed on every device.

Top 3 iPhone Apps for Reading Email Newsletters

Top 3 iPhone Apps for Reading Email Newsletters

I find it really funny but some of the best tech reads on the internet come from email subscriptions. It’s either Benedict Evan’s excellent weekly newsletter on how “mobile is eating the world” or Ben Thompson’s newsletter that manages to convey the business side of technology without confusing normal people. And then there’s all the amazing people who curate the best writing in the form of email newsletter. I particularly enjoy Owen Williams’ Charged newsletter and of course iPhoneHack’s own newsletter is a staple diet.

How to Recover Deleted Notes on your iPhone or iPad

How to Recover Deleted Notes on your iPhone or iPad


The Notes app is a convenient place to store quick tidbits of information — a list of items to get at the store on the way home from work, a quick sketch of your garden layout and more. As with most apps, everything is smooth sailing until you accidentally hit the delete button and lose some of that precious data. Thankfully, the Notes app has a recovery feature that’ll let you restore recently deleted content. Read on to find out how you can get your lost Notes data back quickly and with minimal stress.

How to Create iPhone Reminders for When You Get In and Out of Your Car

How to Create iPhone Reminders for When You Get In and Out of Your Car

Living in LA means two things: one, the weather is probably going to be very nice, and two, you’ll need a car to go anywhere over a mile. Having a car is essential for most people’s commute to work, school, or for errands, which is why Apple is investing a lot of time in the car industry. But, there are some things that we can do with our iPhones and iPads right now, that don’t require an Apple Car or Apple CarPlay. You want to get an alert whenever you get into your car or pull into your garage? It’s easier than it sounds, and we’ll show you how.