iPhone-related tips and news for everyone interested in Apple’s iPhone or looking to make your iPhone experience even better.

5 Tech Stocking Stuffers for Your iPhone

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

Christmas stockings hanging on a fireplace.

If you’re searching for the perfect gift for the iPhone user in your life, look no further than this list of five tech stocking stuffers.

We’re All Cyborgs and Didn’t Even Realize It

· Andrew Orr · Link

Cyborg Woman

It’s certainly interesting to think about. Do smartphones count as “external brains?”Does wearing an Apple Watch make us a cyborg? Alex Hern examines the issue, although I disagree on one part: It’s definitely not an Apple-specific phenomenon.

Without us even noticing, Apple has turned us into organisms living symbiotically with technology: part human, part machine. We now outsource our contact books, calendars and to-do lists to devices. We no longer need to remember basic facts about the world; we can call them up on demand.

Read the article, then watch this TEDTalk from cyborg anthropologist Amber Case.

Braided Nylon USB-C to Lightning Cable: $14.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Braided nylon USB-C to Lightning Cable

We have a deal on a 3.3-foot braided nylon USB-C to Lightning Cable. They’re designed to last, resist fraying and internal damage no matter how many times you plug and unplug them. They’re also available in black red, or white, and they’re $14.99 through our deal.

LED Light 3-in-1 Micro/Type-C/Lightning Charger Cable: $11.95

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

LED Light 3-in-1 Micro/Type-C/Lightning Charger Cable

We have a deal on an  LED Light 3-in-1 Charging Cable with built-in Micro USB, USB-C, and iOS connectors. And LED lights, because you need LED lights in your cables. It supports charging speed up to 2.4A, and is a meter long. It’s $11.95 through our deal.

On Protecting Your iPhone's Screen

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

JETech Screen Protector

Dr. Mac has tested many screen protectors; check out his recommendations in this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves.

BatteryPro Portable Charger for iPhone and Apple Watch: $79.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

BatteryPro Portable Charger for iPhone & Apple Watch

We have a deal on BatteryPro, a portable charger for both iPhone and Apple Watch. It features ann .,8,000 mAh capacity internal battery, a USB-A port, and an integrated Apple Watch charging puck. It also has a strap that will hold your Apple Watch in place if you’re on the move. This device is $79.99 through our deal.

Speed Up iOS 14 on Older Devices

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

Speed Up iOS 14 on Older Devices - Teaser

Nothing is worse than updating your iPhone or iPad and noticing it slowing down. Here are some ways to speed up iOS 14 on older devices.

How to Wipe Personal Data from iPhone or iPad

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

If you’re trading, selling, or giving away an iOS device, you need to know how to wipe personal data from your iPhone or iPad. Jeff Butts shows you how to do it.

How to Use iCloud Backup on the iPhone

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

How to Use iCloud Backup on the iPhone - Teaser

Whether you’re about to replace your iPhone or just want to be prepared, using iCloud backup is a good idea. Here’s how to make use of it.

iPhone Nudist Camp – TMO Daily Observations 2020-10-22

· Kelly Guimont · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

TMO Daily Observations Podcast Logo

Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont for an iPhone-mas Eve chat about whether to case, or not to case, that is the question.

Kill Spam Calls with This iOS Feature

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

Kill Spam Calls

If you’re sick of people and companies you don’t know calling you all the time, here’s a way to kill spam calls for good.