iOS 11.3 brings major updates to the iPhone and iPad

iOS 11.3 brings major updates to the iPhone and iPad

Apple’s latest iOS update brings major upgrades to the iPhone and iPad. Beyond typical bug fixes and security patches, iOS 11.3 adds new features that users will want halfway through its life cycle. Here’s why you will want to update your iPhone and/or iPad. Keep in mind you will want to be on WiFi to download the large file and also connect your device … Continue Reading >

Use your Google Home to make phone calls

Use your Google Home to make phone calls

Smart speakers come loaded with thousands of features. There are so many features that it’s nearly impossible to get the most from them. However, beyond listening to music, controlling your smartphones, and playing the news, there is one feature you should know how to use: how to make phone calls. The Google Home, Google Home Mini, and Google Max are all capable of making … Continue Reading >

Manage your sanity by taking control of your notifications on your iPhone

Manage your sanity by taking control of your notifications on your iPhone

No matter what psychologists claim about smartphones and our addictions to them, they won’t be going away. Sure we might overindulge from time to time, but we generally tend to control our smartphone usage. However there are plenty of times when we’d like our smartphones to leave us alone, and if we truly want to get control of them you need to take the … Continue Reading >

How to force restart your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X (tutorial)

How to force restart your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X (tutorial)

Force restart or hard reset is necessary when your iPhone is frozen. The iPhone is an excellent smartphone but once in a blue moon, it will freeze on you. Normally, you can hold the right side button to power your iPhone off which is known as a soft reset. If your iPhone is frozen, a soft reset will not always work. That’s where the … Continue Reading >

35 High Contrast Wallpapers perfect for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

35 High Contrast Wallpapers perfect for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Without question, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have the best displays you can get in a smartphone today. Heck, they’re even better than any television you can buy when it comes to detail, color, pixel density, and contrast ratio are unmatched. Now that you have your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S9, you probably want to customize it to your own personality. One … Continue Reading >

How to add custom text shortcuts on your iPhone (tutorial)

How to add custom text shortcuts on your iPhone (tutorial)

Typing on your phone is like second nature to the younger generation. However, old people like our Editor-in-Chief, Derrick, struggle when it comes to typing quickly on your smartphone. I have a bunch of older co-workers who always comment how fast my fingers fly when I text my friends. I know people who can text almost as quickly as I can type. I still … Continue Reading >

Poor call quality on your iPhone? Try resetting your network settings.

Poor call quality on your iPhone? Try resetting your network settings.

Hear me now? The tagline from Verizon’s once popular commercials touting its service is a solid “NO” for me on the AT&T Wireless network. I pay for unlimited data, and while that service is great, my call quality has been in the dumps as of late. My daily driver has been an Apple iPhone X for a couple of months now and it’s been nothing … Continue Reading >

Bexar Goods Co. releases the Cordovan Collection for the Apple Watch and iPhone X

Bexar Goods Co. releases the Cordovan Collection for the Apple Watch and iPhone X

If you’re looking for the perfect leather accessory for you Apple Watch and iPhone X, you’re in luck. Bexar Good Co. announced the release of its Cordovan Collection for the Apple Watch and iPhone X. These accessories are made with handmade USA sourced premium vegetable tanned harness leather from Wickett & Craig. Take a look at three of the products below from the Cordovan … Continue Reading >

How to turn off read notifications in iMessage (tutorial)

How to turn off read notifications in iMessage (tutorial)

I remember the good old days before iPhones came out. Everyone had BlackBerrys and used BBM, the native messaging platform exclusive to BlackBerry owners. BBM was one of the first messaging platforms to popularize the “read” notification so that the sender could see that their message opened. You’d be surprised at how many people get butthurt when you read their message and don’t reply … Continue Reading >