iPhone Tips and Tricks

9 great iPhone pranks to fool your friends

9 great iPhone pranks to fool your friends

Everyone is a fan of a good prank. Well, that usually holds true until a prank gets pulled on them. But when it comes to someone’s iPhone, these pranks can be pulled off quickly and are very harmless, which saves the pranked and the prankster from any unwanted headaches if you catch my drift. Check out 9 of the best iPhone pranks you can pull on friends and family.

12 tips to take amazing photos with your iPhone camera

12 tips to take amazing photos with your iPhone camera

It wasn’t too long ago that taking quality pictures required a legitimate camera and local photo center to print the photos. But with the proliferation of smartphones equipped with decent cameras, that is no longer the case. While your iPhone camera won’t match up with something like this, it is more than adequate for taking great photos. And if you want to take better photos than the average iPhone photographer, these 11 tips will help you become an iPhone camera pro.

How to sign documents directly on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

How to sign documents directly on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

How many people do you know have a fax machine in their house? Not too many. As smartphones, computers, and tablets continue to advance, signing documents virtually is commonplace. Apple users can sign documents using their Mac, iPhone, and iPad all without spending a dime on expensive software or applications.

How to use Siri to call Emergency Services

How to use Siri to call Emergency Services

If you have watched any number of scary movies or thrillers you’ve come to assume that a cell phone is wholly worthless when you really need it. Either the battery is dead or somehow in the middle of a large city, there is no service. But, in real life, your iPhone can actually save your life if you ever find yourself in an emergency situation. This time, it’s Siri to the rescue.

How to enable LED notifications on your iPhone

How to enable LED notifications on your iPhone

While the iPhone is not a customizable as an Android Phone, it does make sure to include many features that will make it easier to use for folks with disabilities. Accessibility can be found in Settings -> General. While many of features were made with a specific customer in mind, anyone can use the features to improve their iPhone experience. Once such feature is the LED notification option. 

10 Typing tips every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch user should know

10 Typing tips every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch user should know

Typing on an iDevice can be a frustrating endeavor. Besides the annoyances of auto-correct or having carrots for thumbs, there are shortcuts, punctuations, and symbols that can complicate matters even more. No matter how comfortable you are with typing on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, there are a few simple tricks that you might not have known about. 

How to unlock the hidden Spock emoji without jailbreaking

How to unlock the hidden Spock emoji without jailbreaking

“Live long and prosper.” That famous Vulcan salute has lived on for generations and has made Spock one of the most recognizable characters of all time. There were rumblings of the Vulcan salute, aka the Spock emoji being added to iOS 8.3, but sadly those rumors turned out to be false — well, kind of. iOS 8.3 and iOS 8.4 does support the Spock emoji, you just have to do a little bit of work to enable it without jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad. 

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 fax a document from your iPhone or iPad

How to fax a document from your iPhone or iPad
While email makes sending documents and files extremely simple, there still are times when sending a classic fax is the only solution. While you can sign documents without scanning or faxing, creating a hard copy of important or sensitive documents can sometimes only be completed with a simple fax. I wish I could tell you that your iPhone and iPad have a built-in fax service, but they do not. Instead, we are going to need another app. 

How to straighten and realign photos on your iPhone and iPad

How to straighten and realign photos on your iPhone and iPad

My iPhone is my utility weapon, acting as my phone, messenger, alarm clock, portable gaming system, and my camera. Smartphones and tablets have all but relegated real cameras to niche items for professional photographers and people who like to spend a lot of money on things.