You Asked, We Answered. How To: Bring Back the Battery Percentage Indicator in iOS 16
Back in 2017, when Apple added the notch to the iPhone X for Face ID, the resulting loss of usable screen real estate caused the company to remove the battery percentage indicator from the status area. Since then, you’ve only been able to estimate how much battery life you had left from the icon...
Stop Sharing your Wi-Fi Password Like an Animal. Make Joining Your Wi-Fi Network Easy
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/make-joining-your-wi-fi-network-as-easy-as-scanning-a-qr-code.jpg">Whether you have guests who want to get on your home Wi-Fi network, customers who need to join your business network, or attendees who want to use your conference network, it’s always fussy to share the network name and password. If an iPhone user has your Apple ID email address in Contacts, their device should […]
Have You Checked Out The Hidden Controls in Your iPhone’s Camera App?
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/the-hidden-controls-in-the-iphones-camera-app.jpg">The beauty of the iPhone camera is that it combines the ease of use of a point-and-shoot camera with the image quality of a DSLR. To take a picture, you simply open the Camera app, frame your shot, and tap the shutter button. Simple, but what’s happening behind the scenes is anything but. The iPhone […]
The Ten Future Features We Think You’ll Like Most On Your Mac/iPhone/iPad
You didn't have time to watch the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote? Apple announced a boatload of new features that we’ll see in macOS 12 Monterey, iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8 later this year. Here are the ten features we think you’ll most like:
Quick Tip! Pin Your Chats in Messages for Faster Access
A new feature of Messages in both iOS 14 and macOS 11 Big Sur is the option to pin up to nine conversations at the top of the conversation list for easy access. No longer do you have to worry about them scrolling out of sight. On an iPhone or iPad, touch and hold a...
Four Easy Ways to Reduce Zoom Burnout
Why are video calls so exhausting when all you’re doing is sitting around and talking? Here’s the word from Stanford University researchers, along with advice on making those non-stop calls less tiring.
Now You Can Decide: How-To Choose Your Preferred Default Web Browser and Email App in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14
Since the earliest days of the iPhone, Apple’s Safari and Mail have been the default Web and email apps for iOS and, later, iPadOS. Those days are gone!
Need to Save Bandwidth on Your iPhone? Try Low Data Mode
Even as we get 5G cellular connectivity and high-speed Wi-Fi networks, there are plenty of times when you might want to reduce your data usage.
Our Four Favorite Features of watchOS 7
watchOS 7 is out, and once you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 14, check our favorite features, including Family Setup, sleep tracking, handwashing reminders, and a slew of new watch faces and complications.
Use iOS 14’s New App Library to Manage Your Home Screens
A welcome new feature in iOS 14 is the App Library, which finally lets us focus our Home screens on just the apps we actually use regularly. Learn all that you can do with the App Library.