20 iPhone Settings You Should Change Right Now

Unlike Android, iPhone users have to rely on the iOS Settings app to make most of the changes. With each iteration of the iPhone, Apple continues to pack the Settings app with more functions and options. If you have just gotten a new iPhone or are new to the entire iOS experience, check out the iPhone settings that you should change right now. It’s 2021 and Apple is offering more options than ever to customize the iOS experience. The thing is, they are all buried in the Settings menu. Let’s…

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How to Use Low and High Power Mode on Your MacBook

With each macOS update, Apple further bridges the gap between iOS and macOS. The company is making sure to have feature parity among all platforms. macOS already borrowed optimized battery charging from iOS. Now, with macOS Monterey, it’s getting Low power mode and High power mode as well. Here’s how you can use Low and High power mode on your MacBook to extend its battery life or improve its performance. Before we go ahead and show you how to use Low and High power modes on your MacBook, let’s understand…

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How to Get Cinematic Mode on iPhone 12, iPhone 11, and Older iPhones

Along with ProRes and macro photography, Cinematic Mode is the biggest highlight of the all-new iPhone 13 Series. What makes Cinematic Mode so impressive is the ability to shoot videos with a shallow depth of field and real-time focus transitions for a cinema-grade output.  Considering the rave reviews, would you like to get Cinematic Mode on your older iPhone? Is there a way to make it happen? Turns out, you are not completely out of luck. Thanks to a third-party app called “Focus Live”, you can activate Cinematic Mode on…

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Top Apple Stories of the Week: Facebook Renamed to Meta, iFixit Tears down MacBook Pro and Polishing Cloth, More

In case you missed events and interesting news from the world of Apple this week, check out this roundup of top stories so you’re all caught up with everything Apple. This week was packed with activity across the Apple world. Most importantly, Facebook announced that it will now be called Meta. Meanwhile, MacBook Pro users struggled to ensure items aren’t hidden behind its notch and Apple’s solution for this is less than ideal. Some iOS stable and beta updates were also released this week while the Polishing Cloth has become…

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iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 Beta 1 Download Available Now

Just a couple of days after releasing iOS 15.1 and iPadoS 15.1 to the public, Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to developers. If you have the iOS 15 beta profile installed on your iPhone, you can grab the iOS 15.2 beta update right away from Settings -> General -> Software Update. You can also follow the same steps to install the iPadOS 15.2 beta on your iPad or iPad Pro. If you are on the public beta channel, you should get the update…

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Odyssey Jailbreak With iOS 13 – iOS 13.7 Support Released

The Odyssey team today announced the release of Odyssey 1.2 that adds supports for iOS 13.5 – iOS 13.7 jailbreak. The latest version. of the tool also features improved exploit reliability for iOS 13 – iOS 13.5. With the release of Odyssey 1.2, the jailbreak tool is now capable of jailbreaking iOS 13 – iOS 13.7. Unc0ver, the other major jailbreak tool, only supports jailbreaking iOS 13 – iOS 13.5. There’s also the checkra1n jailbreak tool and while it supports jailbreaking iOS 13 – iOS 14.2, it can only do…

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What Do the Green and Orange Dots on Your iPhone’s Status Bar Mean?

iOS 14 introduced a slew of privacy-related features that drastically reduce abusive practices by the apps that you install on your iPhone. Chief among those are the colored dots that pop up within the status bar. If you upgraded your iPhone to iOS 14 (or if you just got an iPhone 12), you should’ve already started to notice them. There are two types of colored dots — orange and green. iOS 14 does not attempt to explain what these dots mean, so obviously, they can cause lots of confusion. It’s…

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Spotify Direct Streaming Rolling Out to More Apple Watch App Users

In September, we saw that Spotify testing direct music streaming from its the Apple Watch app. Now the feature seems to be finally rolling out to more users. Other music streaming platforms like Pandora already offer a similar feature on Apple Watch. Many users are able to see Spotify streaming feature appear on Apple Watch. Interestingly, these are not the same set of people who could use the feature in September. In other words, Spotify is extending the streaming feature to more Apple Watch users. The Spotify app on Apple…

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iPhone 12 Pro Max vs iPhone XS Max: Should You Upgrade?

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s latest flagship smartphone. It offers plenty of additional features over its predecessor, the iPhone 11 Pro Max. However, it isn’t worth upgrading from the iPhone 11 Pro Max to the iPhone 12 Pro Max; it simply isn’t worth spending the extra money. But what if you have an iPhone XS Max? Is it worth upgrading from the iPhone XS Max to the iPhone 12 Pro Max? Let’s find out. iPhone 12 Pro Max vs iPhone XS Max Comparison: Should You Upgrade? Design iPhone…

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WhatsApp’s New Storage Manager Will Help Quickly Free Up Storage Space on Your iPhone

WhatsApp is rolling out a new storage manager for its iPhone and Android app that will allow users to remove unwanted media files to free up storage space on their device. The new storage manager will allow users to delete frequently forwarded media files at once thereby freeing up storage space on their iPhone or Android in a jiffy. The storage manager will also automatically list media files and documents larger than 5MB so you can delete the irrelevant ones yourself. WhatsApp will also list the chats taking the most…

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