Tag: iOS 10

The one awesome iPhone feature you might not be using. But should!

Back when iOS 10 hit and the iPhone 7 launched, we mentioned the Favorites widget which you will find on your iPhone when you swipe right from your home page or locked screen. Found it yet? Okay, good. Turns out, it’s one of our most favorite iPhone features, because you can customize it with everything you need to get to quickly on your iPhone. If you haven’t been using it yet, or didn’t realize you could actually customize it, here’s how. Related: 3 smart iPhone tricks for when you’re too busy to answer a call How to customize your iPhone Favorites...

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How to disable press home to unlock on the iPhone. Because it’s driving us nuts, too.

Ever since downloading iOS 10, I have swiped-to-unlock my phone about 75 times. Talk about being a creature of habit. It has taken a bit to get used to “press home to unlock,” especially because now I seem to hold the home button too long and end up activating Siri with Touch ID at the same time. Argh! Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way to bypass that extra press of the home button with a simple setting switch. If you’d prefer to just rest your finger on the home button to unlock your phone, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Home Button. Then...

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A simple trick that could save you a ton of battery life

If you’re having issues with your iPhone on iOS 10, here’s a simple trick that could save you a whole lot of battery life. Bonus: It’ll help with data usage too. Although Wi-Fi Assist is meant to be a helpful service by automatically switching your phone over to cellular data when it detects an unstable Wi-Fi network, it can a battery killer and a data eater.   Related: How to fix iPhone battery issues in 6 easy steps  Luckily, it’s very easy to remedy. Go to Settings > Cellular and scroll all the way down to the Wi-Fi Assist feature. Simply toggle off...

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Web Coolness: Best organizational apps for parents, iOS 10 tips, and the Toasteroid.

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Oh, just a gadget that toasts the weather, or emoji, or pretty much anything else, on your bread. We’re very excited about the new Goldieblox YouTube channel, which will feature videos teaches girls how to hack their toys. A long, but fascinating read about how the news, gossip, and image overload is rendering us information addicts. California just passed a huge school cyber bullying law. 14 of the best organizational apps for parents.   Love this geeky...

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10 of our favorite iOS 10 features that you should know about

Even though I downloaded iOS 10 last week, like many of you, it’s taking me awhile to get used to all the changes and new iOS 10 features. Oof, there are a ton. And while I have to admit that I’m liking most of them, there’s definitely a learning curve, even for someone who considers herself to be pretty tech savvy. So to help get you started, here are 10 of our favorite iOS 10 features that you should know definitely about, some of which I love, some of which I’m still adjusting to, plus some tips to help you make the most of...

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Ultimate Birthday Party Gift Guide

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