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Privacy 101: Settings and tips every iPhone and iPad owner should know

Privacy 101: Settings and tips every iPhone and iPad owner should know

While it is highly unlikely that a rogue agency or government will try to hack your Apple device to steal your most recent Snapchats, it doesn’t mean that your privacy is unimportant. As we continue to move more personal and private information online and onto mobile devices, the need to address privacy concerns will continue to be top priority. For iOS devices, there are more than a few measures and privacy settings that everyone should know about. 

How to disable videos, GIFs and Vines from autoplaying on Twitter on your iPhone or iPad

How to disable videos, GIFs and Vines from autoplaying on Twitter on your iPhone or iPad

Automatic gearboxes, automatic lights, automatic fish feeders are good and convenient things. An autoplaying video on the web and on Twitter can be quite a nuisance. Twitter recently announced a more seamless way for videos, Vines, and GIFs to play while using the site or mobile app. If you think that autoplaying videos are distracting or worried it would consume your mobile data, Twitter also introduced a way to disable this new “feature”.

How to stop iPhoto or iTunes from launching automatically when connecting your iPhone, iPad

How to stop iPhoto or iTunes from launching automatically when connecting your iPhone, iPad

If you’re a Mac user, you might have noticed an annoying default setting that OS X has when you connect your iPhone or iPad: it automatically launches iPhoto or iTunes, which slows down your Mac.

How to Restart your iPhone or iPad without using the Power and Home Button

How to Restart your iPhone or iPad without using the Power and Home Button

Apple gives you no direct way to reboot your iPhone or iPad from iOS, and the only way you can do that is by pressing and holding the home and power button together until you see the Apple logo. If either of these buttons are broken, here’s an easy way to reboot your device.

How to record your iPhone or iPad’s screen using your Mac

How to record your iPhone or iPad’s screen using your Mac

While the iOS has a screenshot feature built in since its early days, an official way to record your iPhone or iPad’s screen didn’t exist until iOS 8. Sure, you could use AirPlay mirroring in combination with a tool like Reflector or AirServer, but Apple’s own solution is way better.

How to easily free up space on your iPhone or iPad with Dropbox’s Carousel

How to easily free up space on your iPhone or iPad with Dropbox’s Carousel

If you’re a Dropbox user who wants to free up space on their iPhone or iPad, here’s a quick way to do it using the service’s photo management app Carousel.

iOS 8 shows space consumed by each artist and album in your music library

iOS 8 shows space consumed by each artist and album in your music library

One change in iOS 8 that went unnoticed was the ability to see how much space each artist and album in your music library is taking up.

How to add Rich Text and Photos (including GIFs) in the Notes app in iOS 8

How to add Rich Text and Photos (including GIFs) in the Notes app in iOS 8

While the Notes app looks the same in iOS 8, it has gained a couple of new features in iOS 8, bringing its features on par with its Mac counterpart. With the iOS 8 Notes app, you can now add bold, italic or underlined text, and also attach photos (including GIFs!) to notes.

How to install third-party keyboards in iOS 8

How to install third-party keyboards in iOS 8

Apple released iOS 8 publicly earlier today, after months of beta releases. The update adds a variety of new features to iPhones and iPads, including the long-requested support for third-party keyboards.

6 creative iPhone Camera tricks that’ll let you capture awesome photos

6 creative iPhone Camera tricks that’ll let you capture awesome photos

The iPhone’s camera is great, and Apple has a lot of options in the Camera app to enhance your photos, but here are a few tricks that you can use to take even better and more creative photos.