iOS 8.1 Release: 5 Things Users Need to Know

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While iPhone and iPad users continue to struggle with a variety of iOS 8 problems, there is hope on the horizon. That hope is Apple’s brand new iOS 8.1 update, an update that it’s tucked away inside Apple’s beta program with a release date rumored for October. Here, ahead of Apple’s October event, we preview […]

Apple Pay Release Most Likely Arriving with iOS 8.1

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Apple unveiled its new digital wallet payment system (called Apple Pay) last month during its iPhone 6 event, but the platform has yet to release to the public. The company noted that we would see it at some point this month, and new details suggest that we’ll see it arrive with iOS 8.1. Developer Hamza […]

8 Common iOS 8 Problems & How to Fix Them

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Apple’s iOS 8.0.2 update was released to fix lingering iOS 8.0.1 problems and iOS 8 problems. However, in the days since its release, we’ve heard numerous iPhone and iPad users complain about a slew of iOS 8.0.2 issues and here, we take a look at some of the most common iOS 8 problems and possible […]

iOS 8.1 Release Date Inches Closer

After a week, here's our iOS 8.0.2 iPhone 5s review.

The iOS 8.1 release date has inched closer today which means that we’re now one step closer to an update that could solve several iOS 8 problems and iOS 8.0.2 problems. Last month, Apple rolled out its brand new iOS 8 update, an update that delivered a number of brand new features to iPhone and […]

How to Turn Off Parallax Effect in iOS 8

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iOS 8 was released last month with a wealth of new features, but one feature that remains unchanged from iOS 7 is the infamous parallax effect. The parallax effect was first introduced in iOS 7 and was a new feature that also makes its way to iOS 8. Essentially, it gives your iPhone or iPad’s […]

How to Recover Deleted Photos in iOS 8

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If you accidentally deleted some photos off of your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8, it’s now easier than ever to recover them, and frankly, iOS 8 marks the first time that iOS users can actually recover deleted photos without restoring from a backup. iOS 8 launched to the public last month with a handful […]

iOS 8.0.2 Review: Is It Worth Installing?

Learn how iOS 8.0.2 performs on the iPhone 6 Plus and what bugs remain.

Nearly two weeks have passed since Apple pushed out its third iOS 8 update, an update that naturally is called iOS 8.0.2. Over the past week and a half, we’ve spent quality time with iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone and iPad and today, we want to help you answer that ever so important question: Is iOS […]

How to Permanently Delete Photos in iOS 8

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iOS 8 launched to the public last month with a handful of new features, but with that comes some changes that many users probably don’t like. One of those changes involves how photos are deleted from an iPhone or iPad. The Photos app on iOS 8 now comes with a Recently Deleted folder, which is […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the iPad mini Right Now

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Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display is one of the best tablets money can buy. However, the iPad mini with Retina Display is also a tablet that you shouldn’t buy right now. Last October, shortly after it announced iOS 7 and the iPhone 5s, Apple took to the stage again to show off a slew […]

How to Add Emergency Medical Info to Your iOS 8 Lock Screen

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Apple’s new Health app that comes bundled with iOS 8 allows users to conveniently store all of their health-related information into one app with the help of other apps that record various bits of information about you. However, the Health app can also be used for emergency purposes and you can put important medical information […]

15 iOS 8 Hidden Features

Here are 15 amazing iOS 8 hidden features.

We’ll show you some of the most useful iOS 8 hidden features that will help you do more with your iPhone and iPad without the need to go out and buy a new iPhone. The iOS 8 release delivered hundreds of small new iOS 8 features, including some that are tough to find. These iOS […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad mini with Retina Display Review

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A little more than a week ago, Apple pushed out its third iOS 8 update, an update that the company naturally called iOS 8.0.2. Over the past week, we’ve spent quality time with iOS 8.0.2 on iPad mini with Retina Display and today, we want to take a look at how Apple’s latest iOS 8 […]

iOS 8 Private Browsing Mode: Not as Private as You Think

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iOS 8 comes with all sorts of new features, including improved notifications, a better iMessage, and the new HealthKit app. However, iOS 8 also has a lot of subtle changes over iOS 7, and one of those changes deals with how the Safari app handles Private Browsing Mode. Safari’s Private Browsing Mode allows users to […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad Air Review

iOS 7.1 performance is fantastic on the iPad Air.

A week ago, Apple pushed out its third iOS 8 update, an update that was naturally called iOS 8.0.2. Over the past week, we’ve spent quality time with iOS 8.0.2 on iPad Air and today, we want to take a look at how Apple’s latest iOS 8 update is holding up on the company’s current […]

iOS 8.1 on iPhone 4s: Improvements on the Way

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iOS 8 was released earlier this month, and while many users have been having issues with the update on their iPhone 6 units, performance has been a whole other issue for iPhone 4s users. Many owners of older iPhones have been reporting slowdowns ever since updating to iOS 8, mostly because the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 6 Plus Review

Learn how iOS 8.0.2 performs on the iPhone 6 Plus and what bugs remain.

After using iOS 8.0.2 on the iPhone 6 Plus for a week it’s clear that while this update fixes some issues it is not close to delivering a bug-free iPhone 6 Plus experience. Apple rushed iOS 8.0.2 out after a botched iOS 8.0.1 release broke cell phone service on my iPhone 6 Plus and on […]

iPhone 6 vs Galaxy Note Edge: What Buyers Need to Know

Most users can install iOS 8.0.2 without worrying.

With the iPhone 6 now out on shelves and the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge release date confirmed for later this year, consumers in the United States and around the world are weighing the iPhone 6 vs Galaxy Note Edge. In this comparison, we take an updated look at the key details buyers should focus in […]

iOS 8.0.2 Review: iPhone 6

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A week ago, Apple pushed out its third iOS 8 update, an update that it naturally called iOS 8.0.2. Over the past week, we’ve spent quality time with iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 6 and today, we want to take a look at how Apple’s latest iOS 8 update is holding up on the company’s brand […]

How to Activate Your Verizon iPhone 6

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If you’re lucky enough to have received an iPhone 6 at any point in the last couple of weeks or have one that’s on the way, you’re probably wondering how to activate it at home. After all, this may be the first time that you’ll be activating an iPhone without being in a carrier store. […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad 3: Impressions & Performance

Here's a look at the iOS 8.0.2 performance on the iPad 3.

Here is a look at how the iOS 8.0.2 update performs on the iPad 3. This is an older iPad that doesn’t offer as many new features as iOS 8 on the iPad 4 or iPad Air. With older devices it’s easy for a major iOS 8 update to slow the device down. Small updates like […]