Tag Archive: iPhone


Zoom Into & Out of Video on iPhone & iPad with Gestures

iPhone and iPad users have long been able to zoom into still photos and pictures on their devices, and now with the latest versions of iOS, you can zoom into and out of videos and movies that are playing as well. Zooming in and out of video is done the same way as zooming in … Read More

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Hasbro wants to turn your iPhone into a 3D scanner

Toy-making giant Hasbro wants to bring its kiddy-friendly offerings into the twenty-first century with a nifty smartphone accessory, which would let people scan their favorite toys using their iPhone. Unless their favorite toy happens to be an iPhone, that is. Hey, given Apple’s popularity among youngsters, stranger things have happened! While there’s no hard-and-fast release date for […]

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Attorney general defends iPhone hacking on Stephen Colbert’s show

With a growing number of people siding with Apple in its privacy standoff with the U.S. government, United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch attempted some damage control last night by appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to defend the FBI’s position. Check out her appearance below. Among other topics, Lynch discussed whether or not Apple […]

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Open the Multitasking App Switcher with 3D Touch on iPhone

Modern iPhone models with 3D Touch displays have an alternative method of opening the multi-tasking app switcher screen, rather than having to double-press the Home button. This trick requires a little bit of practice, so try it out a few times yourself to see how it works on the iPhone. You’ll need 3D Touch enabled … Read More

Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone, killer Netflix tips, the FBI fight, and more

If the rumor mill is correct, Apple’s releasing a new 4-inch iPhone, possibly dubbed the iPhone SE, at its upcoming keynote in March. What the heck will it look like, what are the specs, and how much will it cost? We’ve got a look at all the possibilities in this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine, […]

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Zoom Into & Out of Video on iPhone & iPad with Gestures

iPhone and iPad users have long been able to zoom into still photos and pictures on their devices, and now with the latest versions of iOS, you can zoom into and out of videos and movies that are playing as well. Zooming in and out of video is done the same way as zooming in … Read More

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How to Backup an iPhone to External Hard Drive with Mac OS X

For those of us with larger storage size iPhone and iPad models, backing up the device locally can be a burden on limited disk space. A simple solution to this storage dilemma is to backup an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to an external hard drive instead, where disk space is often more abundant. We’ll … Read More

See How Much Data a FaceTime Call Uses on iPhone

FaceTime is the lovely video chat service that is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac OS X, and while it’s a lot of fun to use and helps keep people in touch, something to keep in mind is that FaceTime can use quite a bit of data as it’s essentially streaming and uploading … Read More

Preview Links with 3D Touch on iPhone

One of the more useful 3D Touch tricks is the ability to preview a link before opening it, allowing iPhone users a way to quickly see a preview of a webpage link before loading the entire thing in Safari. This can be activated from an email, from messages, or Safari itself, and it helps to … Read More

Apple Announces Event for March 21, Revised 4″ iPhone and iPad Expected

Apple is holding an event on Monday, March 21, at their Cupertino campus location, according to invites sent to selected media members (us not included). The invitation email reads “Let us loop you in” and features the top of an Apple logo with space grey, silver, gold, and rose gold pastel shapes. Several new products … Read More