Here Are All the iPhone 6 Cases We Tried & Fit Our New 6s [Update]

9:05 PM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

iPhone 6s shipped on Friday, and the first thing we did (after setting up our new devices, of course) was test out iPhone 6 cases to make sure they fit. The iPhone 6s is 0.2 mm thicker than the iPhone 6—case manufacturers have been quick to say iPhone 6 cases will fit iPhone 6s, but we wanted to test it for ourselves. [Updated with the Seidio Obex Waterproof Case.]

Upgrading to an iPhone 6s? Don’t Forget to Backup First

10:58 AM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

If you're getting a new iPhone be sure to back up your old one first

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pre-orders are arriving today, and you can buy Apple's latest smartphone in stores now, too. Before you activate your shiny new iPhone, however, you need to back up your old one. That'll ensure you see everything you expect on your new phone after you finish the setup process.

watchOS 2: Muting Activity Alerts

8:55 AM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

You can temporarily mute Apple Watch reminders

The Apple Watch's activity notifications are helpful and healthful, but if you're having a day when they're annoying you rather than motivating you, you're in luck. With the newest version of watchOS, we can now mute those sorts of pop-ups temporarily! That's the subject of today's Quick Tip.

OS X El Capitan: 3 Steps to Get Ready

9:14 AM, Sep. 22nd, 2015 · · Tips

How to prepare for the OS X El Capitan upgrade

We're counting down the days until OS X El Capitan is released. Hurry up, September 30th! In the meantime, though, we want to make sure your Macs are ready for the transition. Are you sure that your old apps will function under 10.11? Have you backed up recently? (Please say yes.) Come check out our three Quick Tips on how to prepare for Apple's upcoming release.

iOS 9: Content-Aware Reminders with Siri

3:20 PM, Sep. 17th, 2015 · · Tips

iOS 9's content aware Siri

iOS 9 is here! Whoo-hoo! To celebrate, we've got a Quick Tip about one of the new features of Siri: creating reminders based on what you're looking at on your screen. With this, you can have your device remind you about webpages, emails, locations, messages, and so on. It's pretty much the bee's knees.

How to Install watchOS 2.0

11:17 AM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · Tips

How to install watchOS 2.0 on your Apple Watch

watchOS 2.0 promises to make our Apple Watches even cooler and more useful. That's great, assuming you can figure out how to get it installed. There isn't an updater utility on Apple Watch, but it isn't difficult to install. Read on to learn how.

iOS 9: Use Two Fingers to Manipulate Text

8:50 AM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · Tips

Using gestures in iOS 9 to select text

There are a few special features within iOS 9 that are specifically for use on your iPad, and in today's Quick Tip, we're going to go over one of our favorites. If you place two fingers on your screen, you can select text more easily and move your cursor around. Plus, there's a handy new set of shortcuts to use when you need to, say, copy or format text. Neat!

What to Expect During Your In-Store Apple iPhone Upgrade Experience

2:30 PM, Sep. 14th, 2015 · · Tips

Apple iPhone Upgrade Program

For the first time, Apple is offering customers a chance to upgrade their iPhone directly with Apple and make monthly installment payments. The program features the ability to have a new iPhone every year. Here's what you can expect when you go to the Apple store on September 25 at the time you reserved.