iOS 8: Apple Finally Fixes its iPhone Weather App

5:45 PM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

iOS 8: Apple Finally Fixes its Weather App

In iOS 7, Apple's native weather app had rather sparse information about the local conditions, and it was hard to find. iOS 8 fixes all that and includes a better presentation of sunrise, sunset, atmospheric pressure and more.

How to Install and Activate Third-Party Keyboards in iOS 8

2:15 PM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

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Sure, Apple lets you choose your own keyboard in iOS 8, but it doesn't mean they made it easy to see how. TMO Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous guides you through installing a third-party keyboard on your iOS device, and gives you a suggestion on a free keyboard to take for a spin.

iOS 8: Taking Full Advantage of Interactive Notifications

10:04 AM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

One of iOS 8's most talked about features is Interactive Notifications. Now when a notification banner or alert appears, a response can be sent off without leaving the current app or unlocking the device. This works right out of the box with Messages and soon with many other apps as developers push updates for iOS 8. How to take advantage of this new feature is fairly intuitive, however it took a bit of experimentation to fully understand how they work.

iOS 8: See What’s Eating Your Battery

8:42 AM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

For today's article, Melissa Holt will cover the new iOS 8 feature that'll interpret how your battery is being used to help you address any potential problems. Why, your fancy device will now even make suggestions about what you can do to improve battery life! Come on in and read all about it in this Quick Tip.

iOS OTA update too big? Use iTunes

5:10 PM, Sep. 17th, 2014 · · Tips

Having trouble deciding what to remove from your device so the over-the-air upgrade to iOS 8 has enough space? Kelly explains a better way to upgrade.

Reminders: Reuse Old Entries

8:44 AM, Sep. 17th, 2014 · · Tips

Want to know how to avoid typing the same ten items over and over again when you're headed to the grocery store? Sure you do. Simplicity is key, and though the Mac's Reminders program IS simple, that doesn't mean it's not incredibly useful. Getting the most out of what you've already typed is today's Quick Tip.