Apple has issued reduced pricing for eligible iPhone battery replacements. Following public frustration over news that Apple uses iOS software to throttle performance on iPhones with degraded batteries to keep the phones from powering down, Apple has announced that, for a limited time, the cost for out-of-warranty battery replacements on iPhone 6 and newer will be reduced to just $29.00. This includes iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X devices.
Peer to peer (P2P) payments via smartphones have been a hit in recent years. Examples include Venmo and PayPal. These services allow friends and family to transfer and request money from each other without having to go through a bank – while at the same time offering the ability to transfer the money back to your bank at any given time. Apple is the latest company to jump on board with the release of Apple Pay Cash built right into the operating system in iOS 11.2.
Although myriad services, like iTunes, Vudu, and Google, have offered easy digital movie purchases for years, most people still prefer to purchase physical DVDs or Blu-Ray discs for their movie collection. The world of digital movies is rife with unknowns about where to start building a digital library and how to watch your movies once you do buy them. Televisions are still the best way to watch movies, but they may not offer the specific app where your movies are. That changes with Movies Anywhere.
Nearly a week after the launch of iOS 11, Apple has released macOS 10.13 High Sierra to the public. High Sierra is an outstanding upgrade to your Mac. It’s full of behind the scenes updates that increase the speed and reliability of your Mac. In this blog, we will be going over some of the top highlights featured in High Sierra.
Apple’s new filesystem, simply called “Apple File System” (APFS), will soon be the replacement for the for Mac OS Extended (HFS+) filesystem which was first introduced in Mac OS 8.1 back in 1998. It’s main focus is encryption and is optimized for flash and SSD storage devices. It’s also designed for scalability and will run on everything from the Apple Watch to the Mac Pro.
If you have ever been scrolling through Facebook, you might see some photos and videos in high definition, and some that are in standard definition. In this blog, we will be going over how to enable the ability to upload HD content on Facebook’s iOS app. These instructions were created using the Facebook app for iPhone; however, the steps are the same for Facebook’s iPad app.
We use our phones for everythng from messaging, photos, and presentations, to finging lunch, playing music and streaming movies. The problem is that each of these tasks requires varying amounts of power. When a separate device played games or music, this wasn't a problem. Now that our iPhone does all of it, it's hard work to not live tethered to an outlet for at least some of your day. Moreover, there are lots of misconceptions about how to get the best battery life for your iPhone. To set the record straight, we have built a list of best practices for your iPhone battery life.
Apple Music first launched on June 30th 2015 and has since become a top music service choice with 27 million subscribers as of this year. With the free 3 month subscription that Apple offers for for their Music app it's well worth the try, but with there being nearly 94 million iPhone users in America alone it appears not everyone has tried it. It could be because not everyone understands the perks of this service so here are a few important things to know about Apple Music.