Blog (Tag: iPhone)


Verizon (Re)Introduces Unlimited Data Plans

Posted Feb 13, 2017 by  / 

Verizon Unlimited plans

Verizon has decided to reenter the unlimited data market with a new plan that was introduced on Sunday, February 12, 2017. This new unlimited data plan includes both unlimited texting and calling, allowing Verizon customers to have a truly unlimited wireless experience for their smartphone.


Must Have Apps for the Holidays

Posted Dec 17, 2016 by  / 

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The holiday season becomes frantic easily after dealing with the endless wish lists, wait lists, bargain hunts and long lines. Each year, an increasing number of shoppers are turning to retail mobile apps for help with avoiding the retail grind and fruitless google searches. Turn your phone into your own personal sidekick this year by downloading these well rated apps. 


5 Hidden Features in iOS 10

Posted Nov 30, 2016 by  / 

Hidden Features in iOS 10

With iOS 10, Apple has announced many new features to the operating system which is available to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. In this blog, we will be going over five hidden and very useful features in iOS 10.


This is 7: An Overview of iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

Posted Sep 13, 2016 by  / 

iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus Overview

Apple has announced the latest iteration of their flagship phone. The new iPhone will come in two sizes (like its recent predecessors), feature largely the same physical design, but host a few important changes. Apple touts better cameras, battery life, display brightness, stereo sound and water/dust resistance as key benefits of the new iPhone. We will take a look at these improvements, and other changes that have garnered less than enthusiastic feedback from fans.


5 Ways You Are Paying Too Much on Verizon

Posted Aug 5, 2016 by  / 

Cell phone plans can seem like a complicated web of mumbo jumbo, full of charges, line items and vague features that require an interpreter. No matter the carrier, there is always confusion around what you are paying, why you are paying it, and the services you are receiving. If you have not reviewed your bill in the past year then it's time to see a Verizon Specialists at CityMac. Whether you want to learn how to reduce your monthly bill, activate parental data controls, or just have general questions about your bill we are here to help.

At CityMac, our goal is to help demystify your bill and make sure that you are confident that the plan you're on is the right plan for you! Come in today to speak with our Verizon Specialists and receive a fast & free Verizon Bill Analysis from CityMac!


10 Things You Didn't Know Siri Could Do

Posted Jun 15, 2016 by  / 

10 Things You Didn't Know Siri Could Do

In 2011, Apple introduced their voice assistant, Siri, as a part of iOS 5. In the beginning, Siri was an annoyance for many people. She was spotty, inconsistent and did not have an impressive breadth of features. Today, Siri is more powerful than ever and if you still think she is a nuisance, it’s because you aren’t using her right. Here are 10 Siri features you probably don’t know about, but should.


App Review: Waze ­ GPS, Maps & Social Traffic

Posted Jan 15, 2016 by  / 

There are hundreds of GPS/Navigation apps for iPhone: Google Maps, Tom Tom, MotionX, MapQuest, and even the built­in Apple Maps app to name a few. But all of these apps do the same thing for the most part: They tell you how to get there, how long it usually takes, and occasionally provide traffic information.

Waze provides much more in­depth, real­time information on traffic, weather, and hazards that might affect your drive. It’ll alert you when there’s a traffic jam, road closure, or speed trap ahead and updates your ETA/change your route accordingly, which you can send directly to friends and family.


Should I Upgrade to iOS 9?

Posted Sep 15, 2015 by  / 

Should I Upgrade to iOS 9?

iOS 9, Apple’s latest mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, will be available as a free update tomorrow, Sept. 16th. If you’re skeptical on whether or not it’s worth it to upgrade, here’s a few reasons why you’ll love the new update:


How to Improve Your iOS Device's Battery Life

Posted Apr 25, 2015 by  / 

How to Save Your Battery Life

Battery life is an important feature of any portable electronic device. While Apple generally creates incredibly energy-efficient products with exceptional battery life, all batteries depreciate over time. When it comes to Apple's line of iOS devices, there is some confusion as to how to get the longest possible usage out of your battery. A common misconception is that quitting apps that are running in the background will improve the device's battery life. In most cases, the process of opening and closing apps takes more battery and processor power than leaving the app running in the background.