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XDA Basics: How to Transfer Files between iPhone/iPad and Windows PC

Transferring files between an iPhone and a Windows PC has never been as seamless as transferring files between an Android phone and a Windows PC. Thankfully, several new methods have popped up over the years, making the file transfer process relatively easy. But it's still quite restrictive. This article will discuss some of the best...

USB C on iPhone? It’s already a reality. Kind of

Apple is the only major smartphone brand that still hasn’t switched to the USB Type C port yet. Instead, the Cupertino giant uses its proprietary Lighting connector, forcing iPhone users to carry an extra cable. While we don’t know when Apple will ditch the Lightning connector on iPhones, a DIY YouTuber has reverse-engineered his iPhone...

Grab a MagSafe Battery Pack for just $74 today ($26 off)

Last year's iPhone 12 series introduced MagSafe, and Apple has carried it over to the more recent iPhone 13 lineup. It allows you to magnetically attach chargers (and other accessories) to the back of an iPhone, and one of the more interesting MagSafe accessories has been Apple’s own Battery Pack. It’s a small battery that...

iOS 15.1 Beta allows users to get rid of annoying Apple Watch and Apple TV keyboard notifications again

If you're an Apple Watch or Apple TV user, then you probably know about the infamous keyboard notification. It is true that this notification is helpful, but it also would pop-up in a spammy manner at times, especially when someone else at home is using the Apple TV. On iOS 14 and earlier, there has...

Google plans to revamp its iPhone and iPad apps soon

When it comes to Google apps on iOS and iPadOS, almost all users notice one thing when first launching them — how similar they look to the ones on Android. For the longest time, there have been complaints regarding how their user interface (UI) doesn't match that of iOS. Switches, banners, and other buttons all...

How to transfer photos from an iPhone to a Chromebook

If you use an iPhone as your personal smartphone and a Chromebook at work or school, you might want to move files between these devices. One of the most common requests is to move photos from an iPhone to a Chromebook. The new iPhone 13 models have great cameras and you'll definitely want to sync...

How are iPhones still findable even when turned off

Apple revealed iOS 15 back in June, during its opening WWDC21 keynote. While the update wasn't as packed as we had hoped it would be, it still brought some significant improvements to the table. One of these additions is Find My support, even when iPhone is turned off. However, it is only available on select...

How to use an iPhone with your Chromebook: Tips and Tricks

Using an iPhone with a Chromebook certainly seems a bit out of place. Obviously, Android makes a bit more sense given the intimate connection they both have with the Google ecosystem. However, many loyal iPhone users turn to the simplicity and affordability of a Chromebook for work or school tasks. It takes some effort, but...

This Week in Tech: Buggy iPhones, Windows 11, Amazon announcements, and more

The past week has been a bit quiet in the world of tech, though that's because it was the calm before the storm of next week's Android 12 and Windows 11 launches. Ahead of those OS launches, we've seen both Google and Microsoft continue to build up to the launches with new software updates. On...

Found a lost AirTag? Be careful when you scan it

AirTags are Apple's version of Tile trackers — they're small circular gadgets with Find My Network support. When a user enables Lost Mode on an AirTag, it generates a unique URL that directs whoever finds and scans it to https://found.apple.com to view the owner's contact details. However, a recently discovered security flaw makes scanning random...

iPhone 14 lineup might feature an additional “Max” variant instead of the “Mini”

Apple revealed the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max during its California Streaming virtual event earlier this month. Soon after, we saw reports suggesting that Apple was planning to drop the Mini variant next year, making the iPhone 13 Mini the last Mini iPhone. This led us to...

Here’s how Apple managed to shrink the notch on the iPhone 13 lineup

Apple revealed the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max during its California Streaming virtual event earlier this month. While the iPhone 13 lineup didn't receive major design changes, Apple did shrink the notch slightly compared to older Face ID iPhone models. If you've been wondering how Apple managed...