We recently moved into a new home and once all the furniture was placed and the boxes unpacked, we started to hang pictures. The problem was that the garage was still a mess and we couldn’t find our level. The solution? The iPhone, of course!
Have you ever seen something on the web or in an app that you don’t have time to read at that moment, but want to remember to read later? Safari has a great feature called Reading List that keeps track of those pages for you. And best of all, you can read those saved articles even when you’re offline.
I’ve written previously that I do a lot of reading on my iPhone and iPad. Unfortunately, reading a web page is not always a great experience. Many web pages are filled with things not related to what I’m trying to read: ads, links to other sites, comments, social media, and more. Safari has a great way to focus on just the main content: Reader View.
The iPhone does an amazing job taking great photos. It sets the focus and exposure, detects faces, adjusts color and white balance, and much more, all automatically. Most of the time, you simply point and shoot and get an awesome photo. Sometimes, however, you may need to take more control.
Our iPhones can do so many wonderful things that it’s sometimes easy to forget they are also telephones. And while making phone calls may seem old school, there are many times when speaking to someone is the best way to communicate. With that in mind, here are a few tips to make using the phone easier.
Our world has become more and more digital. We watch digital movies, listen to digital music, and many of the documents that used to be paper-based are now sent and received in digital form as PDF files. Do you ever find yourself needing to print, sign, scan, or send these documents? If so, there are easy ways to do this using your iPhone or iPad.
Why are there so many things with such tiny print on them? I seem to ask myself that question more often with each passing year. I used to snap a photo with my phone and then zoom in, but there is a better way…
Having the web at our fingertips has dramatically improved our access to information. I wrote previously (here) about how to search for information both on your device and across the web. However, once you find a web page it can be difficult to find the specific information you want on that page. While it’s not obvious, there is a simple way to search for text on a web page.