Tag Archive: 9’s


How to get iOS 9’s “picture in picture” video mode on your Mac

One of my favorite things about iOS 9 is picture in picture mode, which keeps a small window of a movie visible on screen at all times. Unfortunately, OS X El Capitan doesn’t have an equivalent: you can watch a movie while multitasking, sure, but it doesn’t stay on top of your window stack no […]

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How iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist frees users from slow connections

A new, slightly hidden feature in iOS 9 hopes to help keep your connection as strong as possible. Apple’s latest version of its mobile firmware contains a lot of obvious changes (Passbook is now called Wallet, for example), but a lot of the biggest and best changes are buried away just waiting for you to […]

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How to fix iOS 9’s Slide to Upgrade bug

Some users trying to upgrade to iOS 9 this week have run into a serious problem: After the download happens, they find themselves stuck on the “Slide to Upgrade” screen upon restart. This bug renders their iPhones unusable, which is about the least useful state for an iPhone to be in. But Apple has noticed, […]

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Unlock iOS 9’s multitasking potential with Lucidchart’s new diagramming app

This post is brought to you by Lucid Software, maker of Lucidchart. Visual diagrams are one of the best ways of conveying complex ideas to audiences and collaborators. Making them is also an invitation to get frustrated by how little diagramming software has apparently advanced in recent years (people still use Visio?). We live in […]

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How to master iOS 9’s killer new features

We’re all going to be diving into the deep end with iOS 9. While many of the changes are subtle, there are a fair number of differences in both the visual style and the under-the-hood workings of Apple’s new mobile OS. That means this a perfect time to take a deeper look at all the […]

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Multitask like a boss on your iPad with iOS 9’s Slide Over

iOS 9 has some slick tricks up its digital sleeve for owners of newer model iPads in the form of Slide Over, a multitasking user interface that lets you bring up a second app on your iPad screen while using another app. It’s like a sidebar for a secondary app. Split View will work with […]

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Make the most of iOS 9’s Split View multitasking on iPad

One of the cooler features Apple has brought to El Capitan is the ability to have two apps up at once on the same screen. iOS 9 brings this multitasking joy to your iPad, provided you have the latest and greatest iPad Air 2, since it’s the only device that can currently manage the power […][Read More…]

Swipe your way to iOS 9’s suggested contacts

iOS 8 introduced the idea of showing your most-contacted contacts in the multitasking screen. You’d simply double click on the Home button to see the list of the most recent apps as well as a row of the folks you contacted the most across the top. If you’re looking for that feature in iOS 9, […][Read More…]

Whip out iOS 9’s Wallet app from your lock screen

Apple’s new Wallet app replaces Passbook in iOS 9, currently in public beta. Just like Passbook, when you wave your iPhone at an Apple Pay kiosk, it will only let you choose your default credit card and pay for the goods or services you bought. In iOS 9 beta, you’ll also be able to choose […][Read More…]

Save your battery with iOS 9’s Low Power mode

iOS 9, currently in public beta, offers a whole bunch of battery-boosting features, most of which just work out of the box, like the way your iPhone won’t light up when you get a notification if you’ve placed it face down on a table. There is one other extra battery saving feature that you’ll have […][Read More…]