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Here you can find a wide selection of articles with many helpful tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple device. You can also catch up on general Apple news stories such as product releases, iOS updates and other updates.

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The iPhone X – Say Hello to the Future

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According to Apple their dream was always to create an iPhone where the entire phone is a screen. They further state that the experience will be so immersive that the phone disappears within the journey of discovery. This iPhone is so intelligent that it responds to a tap, a sound and even a glance. That’s … Read more

iOS 11 – Everything you need to know

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As stated by Apple CEO Tim Cook, the update takes the best and most advanced operating system and turns it up to 11. iOS 11 said to be a huge step for iPhone and a monumental leap for iPads. According to MacRumors iOS 11 introduces us to subtle design changes to interface elements throughout the operating … Read more

Rich Formatting

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Sometimes a normal email or message lacks the depth of a face-face conversation. One thing that you can do to add more expression is ‘Rich Formatting.’ What is Rich Text? Lifewire states that unlike plain-text formatting, rich text allows you to emphasise your message by bolding, italicising, and underlining words you’d like to enhance.   … Read more

How to set up Do Not Disturb Mode

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Have you ever just placed your head on your pillow, gotten nice and comfortable and slowly started to fall asleep when suddenly DING – an email notification from your boss, and 10 minutes later again DING your friend tagging you in a meme? We’ve all experienced our phones bombarding us with notifications when we’re busy … Read more

iPhone 7 Tips & Tricks

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A few of us have been lucky enough to own Apple’s most impressive iPhone to date: The iPhone 7. However for those that are still waiting to get their hands on this iBaby, or if you perhaps don’t know all its tricks – don’t stop here. We’ve compiled a list of the best tips & … Read more

How to take photos while shooting videos

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Have you ever wanted to take a photo while you’re filming a magical moment on your iPhone? Well, you can! According to MacWorld, you don’t even need to stop recording – all you need to do is tap the camera button, which appears on-screen in addition to the shutter button while you’re filming. iDB states … Read more

Getting ready for the New World

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iPhone may be the most successful product of all time, selling over 1 billion units and making the brand the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. However, Apple has to face the possibility of a new world where new kinds of computers could replace the iPhone, just like the iPhone replaced iPods, and … Read more

Get the latest on iOS 10’s revamped Apple News App

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Unlike Facebook, Apple is specifically trying to be the better news source to its users and we can see it happening. We’re really excited about the slick and improved iOS 10 News App!  The updated App has a bolder, simpler interface that places its content front and center. The “For You” section is filled with … Read more

What’s new with Instagram?

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For those of you who love Instagram, you would have noticed a whole range of new features available and also how the ever-popular social platform has exceeded its competitor- Snapchat. Instagram has been releasing new updates far quicker than any other social platform that shows the massive opportunity and value it has for avid ‘Grammers’ … Read more

10 iPhone apps every South African needs

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You carry your phone around with you everyday for calls, messages and social media just to name a few, but the app store is filled with apps that make our lives in South Africa so much easier! Take a look at the Top 10 apps we recommend every South African to have.   SnapScan With SnapScan you … Read more

Top 3 iPhone 7 Hacks

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The iPhone 7 is the newest contender to the iPhone series and while we are all eagerly awaiting to see what Apple will bring out with the next phone (as it’s the 10th year anniversary of the first iPhone), the iPhone 7 is already equipped with some fantastic features. If you own an iPhone 7 … Read more

Apple prototypes that never saw the light of day

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Late Apple founder and technological pioneer Steve jobs himself admitted that he was just as proud of the devices that Apple had not released as those that they did. Still, it does lead one to wonder which prototypes and designs a company that seemingly leads the way in the world of user-friendly technology deemed futile, … Read more

10 Interesting iOS 10 Features

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A big iOS update is more than just a design overview with functionality changes – there are always some great new features added and we’ve put together a list of 10 cool features that might or might not know about. 1. Magnifier iOS 10 has new accessibility feature called Magnifier. Yes, you can use your … Read more

What’s New With WhatsApp

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WhatsApp is probably one of the most used networking apps, seeing as you are able to chat with any contact who has the app on their smartphone. Now Facebook’s $22 billion dollar baby is about to get some interesting new features as shown on a pre-release beta version. Rumored updates include some features we’ve all … Read more

Top 5 3D Touch Shortcuts

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Many iOS 10 users have deemed 3D Touch the most exciting feature of the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7 and 7 Plus. If you’re not familiar with the feature, what it entails is that the iPhone picks up the amount of pressure you apply to the screen (soft touch vs hard touch) to allow you … Read more

Project Titan, Apple’s alleged car project

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Allegations of Apple developing its very own electric motor vehicle branch, akin to Elon Musk’s brainchild Tesla Motors, have been doing the rounds for some time. In fact, Musk himself refers to the project as an “open secret.” Former Senior Vice President of the iPod Tony Fadell even revealed that the late Steve Jobs had … Read more

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