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How to turn down the alarm volume on your iPhone in 2 ways

You can turn down the alarm volume on your iPhone in two different ways using your iPhone’s Settings app. Apple lets iPhone users turn down their alarm manually through the Sounds menu in Settings. You can also turn down the alarm volume on your iPhone by toggling on an option […]
How to turn down the alarm volume on your iPhone in 2 ways
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How to share your ETA in the Apple Maps app on your iPhone

To share your ETA in the Apple Maps app on your iPhone, you’ll need to tap the “Share ETA” button, which appears once you start navigating. Apple Maps can share your ETA with anyone in your contacts list, and anyone you’ve shared with will be able to track your progress […]
How to share your ETA in the Apple Maps app on your iPhone
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How to cancel a Hulu subscription or trial on your iPhone in 5 simple steps

You can cancel your Hulu subscription from your iPhone’s Settings app, but only if you originally signed up for Hulu through the iPhone app. To cancel your Hulu subscription, you’ll need to open your iPhone’s Apple ID menu and select the “Subscriptions” option. This menu also lets you upgrade or […]
How to cancel a Hulu subscription or trial on your iPhone in 5 simple steps
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How to enable cookies on an iPhone to help streamline your web browsing

You can enable cookies on an iPhone to help personalise and streamline your web browsing experience. Cookies are small text files that save information about websites you visit. Most browsers enable cookies by default. If you’ve turned cookies off, it’s easy to turn them back on. You can enable cookies […]
How to enable cookies on an iPhone to help streamline your web browsing
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The best apps for downloading and listening to free music on your iPhone

There are many ways to listen to music on your iPhone for free. Using apps like Audiomack and FMA, you can legally download tracks for free to listen to when you don’t have any connectivity. Streaming apps like Spotify and Pandora have free, ad-supported modes. You can stream these songs, […]
The best apps for downloading and listening to free music on your iPhone
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How to close apps on any model of iPhone

The method you use to close apps on an iPhone depends on which model of the phone you have, as iPhone X models lack the home button that previous models had. Despite conventional wisdom, you really don’t need to regularly close unused apps on your iPhone; iOS is designed to […]
How to close apps on any model of iPhone
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How to uninstall apps on your iPhone

You can uninstall (or delete) an app on your iPhone by pressing and holding an app icon until the phone enters its “jiggle mode,” and then tapping the “X” in the corner of the app. If an app doesn’t have an “X,” that means it’s a built-in iOS app, and […]
How to uninstall apps on your iPhone
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How to add and remove apps on your Apple Watch

You can add new apps to an Apple Watch using a few different methods on your iPhone. An Apple Watch comes pre-loaded with basic apps, just like an iPhone. Install new apps on your Apple Watch by using the iPhone Watch app and tapping “Install” on Available Apps already on […]
How to add and remove apps on your Apple Watch
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How to hide apps on your iPhone’s home screen and search function

Apple doesn’t provide an official way to hide apps, but you can store iPhone apps you want to hide in a folder, shielding it from view. iPhone folders support many “pages” of apps, so you can store “private” apps on back pages in a folder. You can also configure your […]
How to hide apps on your iPhone’s home screen and search function
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How to move apps and create app folders on any iPhone model

You can easily move apps to organise them on different pages of your iPhone or into folders, once you master getting your iPhone into “jiggle mode.” Lightly press an app for about 3 seconds until it starts to jiggle – then you can move apps around your iPhone screen with […]
How to move apps and create app folders on any iPhone model
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How to unblock a blocked number or contact on your iPhone

You can easily unblock a blocked number on your iPhone if you no longer want to prevent that number from sending you calls, texts, or FaceTime requests. The process of blocking a number takes only a few seconds, and the unblocking process is equally simple and quick. Here’ s how […]
How to unblock a blocked number or contact on your iPhone
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How to delete contacts on your iPhone

Deleting old, unused contacts off your iPhone can save you time when you are searching for those contacts you actually want to use. Removing contacts also frees up a bit of space on the phone, leaving more storage for pictures and apps. Deleting a contact from your iPhone takes only […]
How to delete contacts on your iPhone
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How to stop robocalls and other spam calls from reaching your iPhone

There are several ways to stop your iPhone from receiving robocalls, which are on the rise in part because the technology is cheap for spammers to operate. Though the following options will help mitigate robocalls and other spam calls on your iPhone, no single remedy is a perfect solution. Be […]
How to stop robocalls and other spam calls from reaching your iPhone
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How to rotate a saved video on your iPhone with a simple edit

You can rotate any video that’s saved to your iPhone or iPad with a simple, two-fingered gesture in editing. You need to install iMovie from the App Store, though this is a free app from Apple. Rotating a video can eliminate black bars that happen when you record a video […]
How to rotate a saved video on your iPhone with a simple edit
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How to record the screen on your iPhone

Apple makes it easy to record a video of your iPhone screen without installing additional apps. It’s handy for recording short demos or documenting a problem with your iPhone. The video can be silent or include narration captured by your phone’s microphone. Taking a screenshot – a single still image […]
How to record the screen on your iPhone
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How to delete apps on your iPhone, and erase or save all their data

You can delete apps from your iPhone via the home screen, or by using the “Offload App” feature. The method to delete apps from your home screen differs depending on what version of iOS it’s running. The Offload App feature lets you save some of an app’s data before you […]
How to delete apps on your iPhone, and erase or save all their data
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Apple’s iPhone app of the year is Australian

Apple announced its top iPhone and iPad apps of the year on Tuesday. There are a lot of hidden gems on the lists, including Australian-made Procreate Pocket, Doughnut County, and Froggipedia. Download links are below. If you’re looking for apps for your iPhone, Apple’s year-end awards are a good place […]
Apple’s iPhone app of the year is Australian
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Here are the 10 most popular iPhone apps of all time

It’s official: Facebook is the most popular iPhone app of all time. In honour of the App Store’s 10th birthday – it launched in July 2008 – app analytics firm App Annie has compiled a comprehensive look at the most popular apps of the last 10 years. Facebook took the […]
Here are the 10 most popular iPhone apps of all time
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Instagram just declared war on YouTube with a new longform-video app

Instagram just effectively declared war on YouTube and Snapchat. On Wednesday it announced IGTV, a new longform-video app. Users can access it via a dedicated app for iOS and Android or a section within the Instagram app. IGTV won’t have ads at launch, but they will most likely be added […]
Instagram just declared war on YouTube with a new longform-video app
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13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Every iPhone comes with a slew of Apple’s own first-party apps. Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple’s. You just got a new iPhone. Congrats! Apple devices come with lots of Apple software built-in, and the iPhone is no exception. […]
13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made
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In Four Months, PayPal Founder Max Levchin Helped 1,000 Women Get Pregnant

Glow, the fertility appthat helps a woman get pregnant, was officially released a little over four months ago. Today Glow said over 1,000 women have successfully used the app to get pregnant, reports TechCrunch’s Colleen Taylor. Glow created buzz back in May when founder Max Levchin first showed it off […]
In Four Months, PayPal Founder Max Levchin Helped 1,000 Women Get Pregnant
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How To Find The Bars That Women Love

A new iPhone app called Jetpac City Guideswill appear in the iPhone store on December 5. It tells you all about the best places in every city to hit, based on analysing millions of Instagram photos. We’ve been playing with a preview of it and really like it. It uses […]
How To Find The Bars That Women Love
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How To Erase Your Ex From Facebook

[credit provider=”KillSwitch”] Nowadays it’s rare to share something like a photo or status update on Facebook and not have it live on permanently.But what happens when you want to rid yourself of that digital baggage in the case of a break-up or falling out with someone?
How To Erase Your Ex From Facebook
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Facebook’s iPhone App Got A Huge Upgrade

[credit provider=”Kevin Smith, Business Insider”] Facebook just updated its iOS app to feature in-app video recording and sharing, as well as voice messages.The voice messages feature, which lets users send messages up to 60 seconds long, previously only lived within Facebook’s standalone Messenger app, but is now a part of Facebook’s […]
Facebook’s iPhone App Got A Huge Upgrade
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What Your iPhone Can Teach You About Being Happier

[credit provider=”Flickr/Klearchos Kapoutsis” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/klearchos/3824371065/”] A while ago I posted about using a happiness boosting iPhone app created by researcher and author of The How of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky.For the past couple months I’ve been using another app, In Flow.
What Your iPhone Can Teach You About Being Happier
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CHART OF THE DAY: The Top iPhone And Android Apps Of 2012

Nielsen published data on the most popular iPhone and Android apps of the year. As you can see it’s mostly meat-and-potato type apps like maps and weather. The two apps that amusingly stand out, and sort of tell stories about each platform are “Advance Task Killer” for Android and “Instagram” […]
CHART OF THE DAY: The Top iPhone And Android Apps Of 2012
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10 iPhone Apps To Help You Avoid Being Totally Bored Hanging Out With Your Family

[credit provider=”Iain Browne via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nowhere77/3370235501/in/photostream/”] It’s OK, you don’t have to feel like a bad person. Your family can be boring and annoying. It doesn’t mean you don’t love them. It just means you’re a human.To escape for a few moments while you’re around them, we’ve put together a […]
10 iPhone Apps To Help You Avoid Being Totally Bored Hanging Out With Your Family
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REVIEW: Twitterrific 5, The Twitter App Everyone Is Going On About

[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Ever since Twitter ruined its iPhone app last year, I’ve been on the hunt for a replacement.I’ve tested Echofon, Osfoora, Twitterrific and Tweetbot. Of that bunch, Twitterrific was the best looking, but Tweetbot had the best set of features. Thus, Tweetbot became my default Twitter app.
REVIEW: Twitterrific 5, The Twitter App Everyone Is Going On About
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An Internet Hall Of Famer And Some Navy Seals Want To Make Your iPhone Safer

[credit provider=”YouTube/InternetSocietyVideo” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry-oEm5vOsk”] Silent Circle got its start with a phone call—the everyday kind of communication the privacy-protection startup hopes to secure when it launches its first product next month.Internet Hall of Famer and privacy guru Phil Zimmermann was minding his own business (as he always does) when he got […]
An Internet Hall Of Famer And Some Navy Seals Want To Make Your iPhone Safer
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Here Is One Surefire Way To Get Your App Noticed By Apple

[credit provider=”Flickr / Rodfather” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodfather/4687000855/in/photostream/”] iOS developers dream of getting their app featured in Apple’s App Store or having it spotlighted during one of the company’s developer conferences. Much of this is out of the developer’s control, but there is one way to improve your chances of getting Apple’s attention: focus […]
Here Is One Surefire Way To Get Your App Noticed By Apple
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Here’s Why It Really Sucks To Be An App Reviewer For Apple

[credit provider=”Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images”] Apple’s app review process gets a lot of hate from developers and customers alike, but before you judge Apple’s reviewers too harshly, consider what they have to put up with.Mike Lee, a former senior engineer at Apple who worked on the company’s Worldwide Developer […]
Here’s Why It Really Sucks To Be An App Reviewer For Apple
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