iPhone Tips and Tricks

10 Cool ways to use Instagram’s Layout app

10 Cool ways to use Instagram’s Layout app

Instagram is one of the world’s most popular photo sharing applications, yet it has been known for lacking some customization features. While it is full of filters and photo manipulation tools, it sorely lacked the function to splice photos together or create epic collages. So, to answer these needs, Instagram recently launched Layout and I am going to show you 10 new ways Layout can improve your Instagram game.

How to walk and text on your iPhone without running into a pole

How to walk and text on your iPhone without running into a pole

We all know that texting while driving is dangerous, and in most states, illegal. But walking and texting can be pretty hazardous as well. I have had my fair share of tree limb attacks because I was busy staring at my screen while I was walking. But like most things, there are a few apps that look to prevent incidents like that.

How to schedule fake calls to escape terrible dates and boring meetings

How to schedule fake calls to escape terrible dates and boring meetings

We have all been there before. You’re sitting at an endless dinner or stuck in an hour-long meeting, just praying that it will all be over soon. Instead of lying or creating some story to escape, why not use your brains and your smartphone to create the perfect excuse.

Quickly manage your Camera Roll on your iPhone or iPad with familiar gestures 

Quickly manage your Camera Roll on your iPhone or iPad with familiar gestures 

The iPhone is my go-to camera to capture all those dope moments in my life. But every so often I want to clean out my camera roll and get rid of those old or not so awesome pictures. You can do this the standard way, by going into your camera roll and deleting pictures by album or individually, but why not make it a little more fun?

How to enable/disable Motion and Fitness Tracking on your iPhone

How to enable/disable Motion and Fitness Tracking on your iPhone

Apple’s Health application in addition to its motion tracking sensors makes it very easy to monitor your physical activity. The motion tracker takes note of the amount of steps you, total distance traveled, and even the altitude of activity. But for folks concerned with battery life or that don’t use fitness trackers, you may want to turn off Motion and Fitness tracking for your device.

How to set iPhone speaker as default for incoming calls

How to set iPhone speaker as default for incoming calls

When I receive a call on my iPhone I’d much rather use my headphones or place the call on speakerphone so I can multitask around the house. While you can switch to speakerphone by tapping the speaker button during a call, what if you would prefer all calls to automatically go to speaker by default? Well it’s actually fairly easy to enable and located right inside your Settings.

7 Tips to use your iPhone 6 Plus one-handed

7 Tips to use your iPhone 6 Plus one-handed

The iPhone 6 Plus comes with a 5.5-inch display that is flanked by decent bezels at the top and bottom, making it significantly bigger than the 3.5-inch iPhone 4/iPhone 4s or even the 4-inch iPhone 5s/iPhone 5.

How to free up space on your iPhone or iPad quickly and easily with PhoneExpander

How to free up space on your iPhone or iPad quickly and easily with PhoneExpander

More than a year back, we’ve wrote a detailed guide on how to free up storage space on your device, which covered everything from clearing music, Safari cache, app caches, deleting messages and lots more.

iPhone or iPad battery draining faster after iOS 8.3 update? Try these tips to improve battery life

iPhone or iPad battery draining faster after iOS 8.3 update? Try these tips to improve battery life

Apple released iOS 8.3, which includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements. While they don’t have any major enhancements that should have an adverse impact on battery life, some readers have complained that the battery is draining a lot faster after installing the update.

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.