iOS 9.3: Sync PDFs Through iBooks

9:10 AM, Mar. 23rd, 2016 · · iPhone

How to sync PDFs through iBooks in iOS 9.3

One of the less-touted (but still cool!) new features of iOS 9.3 is the ability to sync PDFs into iBooks through Apple's iCloud syncing service. In today's Quick Tip, we'll talk about how you'll enable that, where you can view those PDFs, and how to add new ones to your devices!

‘Charge’ iPhone Case with Hidden Lightning Cable: $15.99

4:54 PM, Mar. 22nd, 2016 · · iPhone

'Charge' iPhone Case with Hidden Lightning Cable

Check out the Charge case, an iPhone case that its own hidden Lightning cable. On the back of the case is a lever. Pull it up, and inside is a short Lightning cable so you're never without one. But the lever also acts as a kickstand for your iPhone, giving you more flexibility. There are models for iPhone 6/6s and iPhone 6/6s Plus—they come in Space Gray or Gray and Orange (the lever/holder/stand is orange). You can get it through our deal for $15.99.

Apple Releasing iOS 9.3 Today

1:52 PM, Mar. 21st, 2016 · · iPhone

iOS 9.3 shipping today

Apple's highly anticipated iOS 9.3 update will be available today, complete with Night Shift, encrypted Notes, revamped News, and more. The company showed off iOS 9.3 during its "Let us loop you in" media event on Monday.

Apple Intros 4-inch iPhone SE

1:43 PM, Mar. 21st, 2016 · · iPhone

Apple's new 4-inch iPhone SE

Apple is keeping the 4-inch iPhone alive by introducing the iPhone SE on Monday. The new iPhone model sports modern features and components, and isn't just a renamed model with outdated parts.

mybumper iPhone Battery Case: $59

5:18 PM, Mar. 18th, 2016 · · iPhone

mybumper

Check out mybumper, a clever approach a battery case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. It has two parts: the first is a bumper that fits around your iPhone to protect the edges and corners. The second is the battery case with a 2,000mAh rechargeable battery. It snaps over the back of your iPhone for when you need it, but you can also leave detached when you don't for when you don't need it. We have a 40 percent discount on mybumper for $59.

iOS Mail: Emailing Groups of People

9:10 AM, Mar. 17th, 2016 · · iPhone

How to use Groups in Mail on your iPhone

Today's Quick Tip is about emailing groups of people on your iPhone or iPad without having to type in each person's address every time. First off, how do you do it? Secondly, how do you add new groups? And what can you maybe, possibly expect to be frustrated by when you start using this feature? We'll reveal all in this article.

iOS 9: Turn Off Those Pesky “Frequently Visited” Sites

9:05 AM, Mar. 16th, 2016 · · iPhone

How to disable Mobile Safari's frequently visited sites option

Have you ever wondered about those weird sites listed as "frequently visited" within Safari on your iOS device? How do you delete them? And even better, how do you prevent the crazy places you've been from showing up there? Helping you keep your friends' respect is the subject of this Quick Tip.

Study says Don’t Count on Siri, Google Now, or Cortana in a Crisis

1:18 PM, Mar. 15th, 2016 · · iPhone

Study shows your smartphone may not help in a crisis

A new study shows smartphones fall short in crisis situations where we're likely to need them the most—including Apple's iPhone. The just released study by JAMA International Medicine looked at how Siri, Cortana, Samsung S Voice, and Google Now voice recognition systems respond to statements about rape, suicide, abuse, depression, and more.

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Siri, Google Now, Cortana, and Voice S can't pass the Turing test, yet many people owners expect nothing less when they talk to their smartphone. Until smartphone makers find a way to overcome that, the responses we get to crisis statements will be mixed at best.

Richard Clarke Slams FBI’s Pursuit of Weaker Encryption on Apple’s iPhone

10:13 PM, Mar. 14th, 2016 · · iPhone

Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke, former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-terrorism for the United States, strongly condemned the FBI's efforts to force Apple to weaken iPhone encryption. In an interview with NPR, Mr. Clarke said that the FBI was wrong on encryption and was more interested in setting a precedent in its efforts against Apple than it was in actually accessing a work iPhone used by a dead terrorist.