Messages is the most popular app on iPhone because it's what keeps you in touch with everyone else who has an iPhone. And iPad, and Mac, and any other kind of phone. Thanks to all the gestures and shortcuts Apple's built into Messages, it also keeps you in that contact quicker than ever. Not all of them are obvious, but all of them are useful — once you figure them out! Pull to search Just like on the Home screen where you can touch and pull down to access Spotlight search, you can touch and pull down from any mailbox to bring up search for mail. Start typing and Mail will show you any messages that match. Swipe back Another system-wide gesture, any time you're in a message or mailbox, you can swipe to go back to the mailbox the message is in, or the account the mailbox in in. It's especially handy for those with bigger phones. Timestamps Time stamps — exactly when a message arrived — aren't shown inline. If you want to see them, you can swipe from the right edge of … [Read more...] about Secret iMessage shortcuts: 14 gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!
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You can search for photos by typing in places or dates, or you can search by telling Siri where and when you want to look for. Say "May, 2018" and you'll go right back. Ask for "Cupertino" and you'll be there. Combine the places and times and Siri will take you anywhere — and any when — you want to go! How to find photos with Siri based on time Any photo you take on your iPhone or iPad is automatically timestamped with the date. So if you know when you took the photos you are looking for, Siri should be able to help you find them. Press and hold the Home button to launch Siri, or say "Hey, Siri". Say something like "Show me photos from September." When using the time to find photos with Siri, you can even be more specific by saying a precise date, like "Show me pictures from Sept. 17th," or even less so by just saying a year. How to find photos with Siri based on location Unless you've turned off your location services, every photo taken on your iPhone or iPad is … [Read more...] about How to search Photos with Siri
Tips By William Gallagher Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:34 am PT (02:34 pm ET) As good as iCloud backups are, you also should back up iPhones and iPads to your Mac —but that can take a big chunk out of your computer's storage. AppleInsider shows you how to stop clogging up your Mac's drive. You are backing up your iOS devices to your Mac, right? Since iCloud backups were introduced in iOS 5 in 2011 ago, we were supposedly freed from ever plugging our iPhones into our computers. Except for how now, seven years later, iCloud still doesn't backup everything. And, it's not what you'd call an instant retrieval if you need to restore. Really, iCloud backs up data about data. It includes your account details or your app purchase history so that you can later log back in or re-download anything. An iTunes backup copies the apps and everything in them. If you're helping new or inexperienced iOS users then you know they never think to backup to iTunes on their Mac. You also know that … [Read more...] about How to back up your iPhone or iPad to an external drive to save space on your Mac
WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes, and video messages. Whatsapp is also available for Android, Windows Phone and Windows/Mac PCs. Why use WhatsApp: No hidden costs: Once you and your friends download the application, you can use it to chat as much as you want. Send a million messages a day to your friends for free! WhatsApp uses your Internet connection: 3G/EDGE or Wi-Fi when available. Multimedia: Send Video, Images, and Voice notes to your friends and contacts. Group Chat: Enjoy group conversations with your contacts. Add or Remove group participants, change group subject and set a group icon. Personal: Set a profile photo which will be shown to all your contacts No international charges: Just like there is no added cost to send an international email, there is no cost to send WhatsApp messages internationally. Chat with your friends all over the … [Read more...] about WhatsApp for iPhone
May 25, 2018 - Twitter tests new "Data saver" toggle on iOS Looking to save a li'l data while your browse Twitter? Well with the new Data saver function, videos pause automatically as you scroll through your newsfeed and images don't load to 100% full quality. The toggle affects all accounts linked within the iOS app on an iPhone or iPad, helping to reduce data usage on cellular connections and in turn preventing you from going over the allotted monthly data cap on your phone bill. (Mac Rumors) May 23, 2018 - Twitter adds candidate labels for 2018 election If you're running in the upcoming 2018 eleciton (or if you're just interested in who is verified and running), then keep an eye out for Twitter's new candidate labels coming after May 30th. The move underscore's Twitter's ongoing effort to bring transparency to political discourse on their platform, fake accounts for politicians and political groups have caused confusion in the past. (Axios) April 6, 2018 - Twitter plans on … [Read more...] about Twitter: Everything you need to know!