We love the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS—it’s essential for keeping notifications from waking us up at night or causing embarrassing light and noise in dark movie theater. But it’s long had a problem. When you invoked Do Not Disturb manually for a movie or doctor’s appointment, you had to remember to turn it […]
One of the big wins of upgrading to iOS 12 is how Do Not Disturb has improved. Previously, if you turned on Do Not Disturb manually (say, at the start of a movie), you had to worry about missing important notifications or calls if you forgot to turn it off afterward. With iOS 12, you […]
iOS 12 should be popular, thanks to Apple’s focus on enhanced performance and new time-management features for both adults and children. Expected in September, the free update will work on all iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches that can run iOS 11, including the iPhone 5s and the original iPad Air. Speed Boost During its Worldwide […]
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Distracted driving may not make headlines, but it’s a huge problem. In the United States in 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that 391,000 people were injured and 3477 killed in accidents caused by distracted driving. Many things can distract drivers, but the most concerning—and the most avoidable—is texting. Given that the iPhone […]
Ever been embarrassed or interrupted by your Apple Watch lighting up or playing a sound, such as when you’re in a movie or play, reading to your toddler, or enjoying a romantic interlude? It’s easy to make your Apple Watch chill out quickly with Theater Mode. Swipe up on the watch face to display Control […]
iOS 11 brings us a hefty dose of “New and Improved!” and dramatically changes the iPad experience. Let’s look at the most interesting of these changes. A new feature worth checking out immediately helps you save precious storage space. Choose Settings > General > iPhone/iPad Storage and you can offload unused apps (while keeping settings […]
Even if you’re not buying a new iPhone this year, you can still enjoy a hefty dose of “New and Improved!” with Apple’s iOS 11, which provides a host of new capabilities. Hold on tight, there’s a lot to cover, and we have another article coming about the iPad-specific changes in iOS 11. Getting […]