One of the most user-friendly new features in iOS 7 is swipe navigation, and it's available in a whole bunch of places. So if you think you don't like Safari's redesign, for example, this may make you change your mind. In this article, we'll talk about where and how you can use it.
Just picked up your sweet new iPhone 5s? Then you'll need to know how to add in your spouse's fingerprint or additional digits of your own for easy unlocking. In this tip, Melissa Holt will tell us how to add them, and she promises to avoid gushing over the 5s as much as possible. We’ll believe that when we see it.
The introduction of automatic app updates in iOS 7 is terrific. But there may be times when you don't want that to happen. Here's an explanation of when you might want to turn it off and how to do it.
Messages in iOS 7 are very economical in their presentation. Not every message bubble is time stamped. Here's a quick tip on how to reveal those times.
Now that iOS 7 is in the wild I'm getting some interesting questions, like one from a friend who discovered the parallax motion effect that moves the background behind the Home screen icons triggers their migraines. How do you fix that, they asked. Simple: enable Reduce Motion.
The changes in iOS 7 go beyond flat icons and bright colors. Exactly how you perform some tasks you're already familiar with from iOS 6, such as clearing conversations and individual chats in Messages, is a little different now. If you happen to be an iOS adopter that's a little baffled by the new Messages app, we've got you covered.
Siri's got some new tricks up her…um, his…uh…its sleeve for iOS 7. Now you can search Twitter (using people's names or hashtags!), play iTunes Radio, and even say things like "turn on Private Browsing," and if Siri can't do it, it'll teach you how. In this tip, Melissa Holt will discuss her favorite new ways to harass Apple's voice assistant.
iOS 7 sports a new look all the way down to the fonts used to display text and the time, and it turns out it's just a little too difficult on some people's eyes. If that's you, it's easy to make iOS 7's text more eye-friendly. Read on to learn how.
In iOS 6 and earlier closing apps you aren't using was kind of a pain, and by that I mean a ridiculous process that shouldn't have made it beyond Apple's own labs. In iOS 7, however, it's a much easier process and The Mac Observer's Jeff Gamet shows you how.
Folks with more than one email address, listen up—you can configure each of the accounts on your iOS device to play a different sound when new messages come in. With this, you'll know without looking whether an email was sent to your important, work-related address or just to that old Hotmail account you're still holding on to. Sound neat? Then come on in for Melissa's last iOS 6 tip!
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