Phone Charging Tips: Do This And Your Battery Will Die

  We pride on paying meticulous attention to design, but we also strongly focus on learning how to best optimize battery life with effective charging techniques. Starting with Apple’s best definition of maximizing battery, “Battery life is the amount of time your device runs before it needs to be recharged. “Battery lifespan” is the amount of […]

Apple releases kernel source code tuned for mobile chips

Ever since the first version of OS X, Apple has regularly released the kernel source code for Macs. In theory, you could learn from it or even build your own projects from it. For iOS, though? Not so simple. Even if you had source code, it wouldn’t matter much unless it was optimized for the ARM-based chips […]

YouTube’s iOS app shares videos to iMessage with ease

You’d think YouTube’s iOS app would have had iMessage sharing early on, but no — sharing clips to Apple’s official messaging client has been a cumbersome affair. Not so after today, however. YouTube has quietly updated the app with a direct-to-Messages sharing option. Tap that and you can quickly send a clip to a friend. The video will play […]

iOS 11 Tips: Two-Factor Authentication Replaces Two-Step Verification

A little over two months ago, I wrote a Tips article covering Apple’s Two-Step Verification and Trusted Devices. This is a very important weapon in constant battle to protect your accounts from unauthorized access, and I highly recommended that anyone reading this who is not already on iOS 11 should enable it for their devices […]

Five Apple Pencil Tips & Tricks All iPad Pro Users Need to Know

There’s a misconception that the Apple Pencil is only useful for professional artists. In my experience, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Ever since I bought it when it was released, I’ve been using it daily even when I am not doodling or taking notes as a great companion to the iPad Pro. Despite […]