By default, apps on your iPhone or iPad will update automatically overnight when they’re connected to power and a Wi-Fi network. It’s a really useful feature if you’re the kind of person who always wants to use the latest version of the apps. But the way that some app updates move, this can be a double-edged sword.
iPhone Tips and Tricks
Instagram is one of the best mediums for sharing videos. But they’re quite limited. You can only share videos of up to 15 seconds, in vertical format, and they disappear in 24 minutes. We previously talked about how you can use third-party apps to split longer videos into 15-second chunks. Now, you don’t need to do that anymore. Instagram will split your larger videos for you.
I prefer to keep my iPhone in silent mode especially when I am in office. However, the problem with that is I end up missing calls, messages and notifications. If you are from an era where you used a BlackBerry, then I have some good news as there is a cool way to address this problem on your iPhone.
Since the introduction of the iPhone X, I have been opting for the 64GB storage option as the premium on the next bigger storage option has been out of my budget. But unfortunately these days 64GB storage space is not a lot, so I have to be mindful of how the storage space gets used on your iPhone. In this article, I will show you a little known WhatsApp trick to quickly free up iPhone storage space.
If you’re upgrading from an iPhone with a Home button to an iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max, then you need to break years of muscle memory and get used to all the gestures, as it lacks the Home button. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you out with some tips and tricks to speed up the process of learning all the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max gestures.
Voice Memos in iOS 12 is an entire rewrite of the app we’ve known and used for years. In fact, it’s now available on the iPad and the Mac as well (on macOS Mojave). This redesign takes the Voice Memos app from the iOS 7 world straight to the iOS 12 design language that’s built with huge headers, overlays and of course, sweet-sweet dark theme.
Every time Apple releases a new version of iOS, it ends up killing at least a couple of apps and services. Apple keeps a keen eye on the market. What the other players are doing and what’s popular on its own App Store. Some of the new features in the new version of the OS end up being similar to competitor’s offering. Sometimes, Apple just rips off whole independent apps from the App Store.
The virtual trackpad is one of the coolest features enabled by 3D Touch technology on the iPhone. And it’s one of the few features that is genuinely useful. First introduced in iPhone 6s, you could press a bit harder on the keyboard to turn the whole virtual keyboard into a trackpad. Then you could just swipe around to move the cursor. Go a level deeper and you can actually select text now!
In less than a month from now, Apple will be unveiling its 2018 iPhone XS lineup. And if you have already decided that you are going to upgrade to a new iPhone this year and want to make the upgrade as cheaply as possible, the smart thing to do will be to sell your existing iPhone right away.