iOS: A New Charging Animation for Your iPhone

· Jeff Butts · How-To

New Charging Animation for Your iPhone

If you hate how boring the charging notification is on the iPhone, here’s a solution. Give your iPhone a cool charging animation.

Finding the Best iPad mini Case

· Jeff Butts · Deep Dive

With so many options, how do you find the best iPad mini case? Here are a few top choices, from standard folio to wraparound protection.

iOS 15: Navigating the New Tab Bar in Safari

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

iOS 15 Navigating the New Tab Bar in Safari

Before you dismiss the new tab bar in Safari on iOS 15 completely, let’s take a look at how it can actually make browsing the web smoother.

iOS Allows You to Easily See Your Shazam History

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

view Shazam history

If you’ve been trying to remember what songs you recently discovered, you can see your Shazam history right in iOS 15.1’s Control Center.

What Does the AirPods IPX4 Rating Mean?

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

What Does the AirPods IPX4 Rating Mean

We know the new AirPods are IPX4 rated against rain and sweat. What does that really mean, though? Jeff Butts explains all the IPX ratings.

What is The Apple Music Voice Plan?

· Charlotte Henry · Quick Tip

Apple Music Voice Plan

The Apple Music Voice Plan costs US$4.99 per moth, half the price of the standard plan, and is powered entirely by Siri.

iOS: How to Use Assistive Touch

· Jeff Butts · How-To

iOS How to Use Assistive Touch

For folks with limited use of their hands, some tasks on iPhone are particularly challenging. Assistive Touch can help with those struggles.

What the Chance of Rain in Weather Really Means

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

chance of rain

Ever wonder why the chance of rain is forecast as 100%, but you don’t see a drop? Well, it all comes down to what that number really means. Jeff Butts explains what meteorologists are really saying in your local forecast.

Cleaning-up my Email - Part 1: Inbox Zero

· Charlotte Henry · Deep Dive

Email render

Charlotte’s email was quite a mess, with thousands of unread messages. To solve this, she first had to get to Inbox Zero.

How to Stop Seeing Yourself on Zoom Calls

· Charlotte Henry · How-To

Zoom logo

Turning off self-view in Zoom, so that you can’t see yourself during a call, is easy, and may even help reduce Zoom fatigue.

How to Drag and Drop Apps in iOS 15

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

How to Drag and Drop Apps in iOS 15

Part of the new features in iOS 15 for the iPhone, there’s now a way to drag and drop apps from Spotlight or Siri Suggestions.