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๐Ÿ“ธ 5 iPhone photography tips to capture impressive photos

Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you 5 simple photography techniques to capture beautiful photos with your iPhone. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue Have you heard the saying: โ€œthe best camera is the one you have with youโ€? A fancy camera with a detachable lens may offer better hardware to take photos. After all, it has a big physical sensor inside that allows you to capture light and depth in your photos. But, most of us donโ€™t carry them around day to day. However, most of us DO carry around an...

4 days agoย โ€ขย 3 min read

Hey Reader! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you 7 different ways to use Siri on your iPhone for accomplishing simple tasks. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue Our iPhones are incredible devices, capable of completing a lot of different tasks. Unfortunately, some apps can be fiddly and cumbersome when trying to complete simple everyday tasks. Siri, Appleโ€™s built-in voice assistant, can help you do simple tasks and get information quickly. Best of all, you can use it without picking up your phone to launch an...

18 days agoย โ€ขย 2 min read
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Hey Reader! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you how to share your location and estimated time of arrival (ETA) when meeting up with friends at events. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue It can be frustrating to find someone when you're meeting at a concert, dinner party, or sporting event. When you share your location and ETA, you'll know exactly where they are and when they are expected to arrive. Unfortunately, most of us think it requires creepy and confusing apps to share your location. Thatโ€™s not the...

about 1 month agoย โ€ขย 3 min read
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Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to use more than one iPad app at a time. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue iPads are terrific consumption devices for things like streaming video and reading web articles. But they can also be powerful productivity devices to get things done, too. You can manage your email. You can research a family vacation. You can pay bills online. And you can shop for new Crocs for your kids. Sometimes, you might need to combine a few different apps at once. Explore a...

about 2 months agoย โ€ขย 3 min read
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Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you how to use text replacement shortcuts to type faster on your iPhone. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue Most of us spend a lot of time using the on-screen keyboard on our iPhone. After all, it's one of the primary ways we interact with the device. We compose messages, emails, take notes, browse the web, type social media posts, and more. Sometimes, we type the same words and phrases often, like an email address or a phone number. This is inefficient and...

about 2 months agoย โ€ขย 2 min read
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Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you how to easily scan a QR code with your iPhone camera. This method saves you from downloading third-party QR code scanning apps. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue QR codes are common on product packaging, tickets, and menus. Scanning QR codes on your iPhone allows you to access information on the web quickly. No need for any extra steps. Sometimes we assume that QR codes have become outdated or irrelevant. But, they remain a convenient way to share digital...

2 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read
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Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you how to see a live transcription of your iPhone voicemail. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue Voicemail systems haven't changed much in the past twenty years. Someone calls. You're unavailable to take the call. They leave a voicemail. You listen to it later. You call them back. If you're anything like me, I get a lot of spam phone calls, too. Tell me if this sounds familiar: "Hello [pause]. Your car's warranty is going to expire in [pause] 30 days. If you would...

3 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read
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Hey Reader! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™ll show you how to use 4 life-saving iPhone features in an emergency. Adding Emergency Contacts Setting up Medical ID Using Emergency SOS Texting 911 If you're new here, it's great to have you! Make sure you subscribe so you get other simple Apple tech tutorials sent to your inbox. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue Emergencies happen when we least expect it. They can happen to us when we're at home or when we're out with others at the grocery store or at the gym. As the Scouts...

3 months agoย โ€ขย 2 min read
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Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ For this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you 3 ways to make it easier to read on your iPhone display. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue One of my favorite things about Appleโ€™s iPhone is the number of customizable settings. I use my phone countless times a day and having flexibility over how I use it makes for a better experience. Here are 3 underrated features that can help us read text and see items on the display a little easier. Heck, these are useful even if you DONโ€™T have aging eyes! ๐Ÿ‘€ โ˜๏ธ Adjust...

4 months agoย โ€ขย 2 min read
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Hey Reader,! ๐Ÿ‘‹ In this tutorial, Iโ€™m going to show you how to use Appleโ€™s built-in search tool, called Spotlight. You can use it to quickly find apps, contacts, and places in Maps, Notes, and Mail messages. ๐Ÿ˜– The issue With so many apps and bits of data on our iPhone, it can be hard to find what weโ€™re looking for. Unfortunately, many of us end up poking around in apps. We are trying to find that PDF we saved or that email with our hotel reservation. This is inefficient and frustrating. But...

4 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read
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