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How to Get iOS 11.4 and Unlock New Messaging and HomePod Features

Apple has finally released its much-anticipated public version of iOS 11.4, which ushers in a few big improvements to the mobile operating system, including: messages that (finally) synchronize across devices via iCloud, stereo pairing for its big HomePod speakers, AirPlay 2, and a bunch of new calendar features for…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Smooz to Actually Browse the Web One-Handed

I’m not a big fan of browsing the web on my phone, mainly due to my browser’s terrible control scheme. Everything is too spaced out. The keyboard’s at the bottom of the vertically oriented display, essential controls are tucked into hard to reach corners, and I don’t want to risk dropping my phone by performing […]

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How to Keep Your Devices’ Batteries Alive As Long As Possible

Love them or hate them, batteries power everything you hold dear, or at least everything inside your phone. You might have a brand new iPhone with a fully charged battery or a dying iPhone 6, whose battery is so degraded it requires a replacement from Apple (at least it’s discounted). Sure, all batteries degrade…Read more… […]

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Master Your Chores and Your Work With Time Management Apps

Working at home means you’re surrounded by all of your stuff: from that pile of dirty dishes in your sink to that pile of laundry that’s still unfolded. And maybe you have a pressing deadline along with a pressing need to sort that pile of books (you sure do have a lot of piles!). Good […]

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Go Update Your Apple Devices to Fix the Telugu ‘Text Bomb’ Bug Now

What started out as a seemingly simple bug turned into a real hassle when people figured out it was possible to crash iMessage, Twitter or even the Wi-Fi app on Apple products by inserting a single character from the Indian language of Telugu. And once an app had crashed, it would keep crashing forever until […]

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How to Get iOS 11.3 and Apple’s New Animoji for iPhone X Before Everyone Else

Apple offered up a first look at iOS 11.3 on Wednesday, revealing plans to improve Messages, add new augmented reality features, let you check your health records from the Health app, and control your iPhone’s battery life. But if you have an iPhone X, the biggest news of the day is the four fresh Animoji […]

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iOS 11’s Next Update Lets You Control Your iPhone’s Battery Life, But You Probably Shouldn’t

Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.3 update is bringing a few improvements to its augmented reality software, some new animoji, and, luckily, more granular control over your iPhone’s performance. You’ll be able to choose for yourself whether or not you want to decrease the performance of your iPhone for the sake of boosting…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Use iOS AR Apps to Help Redecorate Your Apartment

Apple’s ARKit for iOS 11 makes it relatively easy for developers to take advantage of the company’s augmented reality features, and gives consumers the opportunity to interact with a virtual world layered over your actual environment. Augmented reality games are certainly the flashiest way to demonstrate its many…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Convert Your iOS Photos and Videos for Better Compatibility Everywhere

iOS: If you’ve tried to manage your photos and videos on anything besides your iPhone, you might have run into compatibility issues preventing you from opening, uploading, or editing particular files. That’s thanks to Apple’s new space-saving HEIF image and HEVC video file formats, which offers a space-saving benefit…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Pokémon Go’s New Update Will No Longer Work On Older iOS Devices

iOS: If the kid doubling as a monster wrangler in your life is hooked on catching oddly-shaped fictional animals (or if you’re addicted to the game yourself), you’d better hope they’ve got a recent phone on which to play their favorite game. Pokémon Go developer Niantic has announced an upcoming update that will…Read more… Continue […]

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