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XDA Basics: How to Factory Reset your iPhone or iPad

If you have an iPhone or an iPad, and you're planning to upgrade to newer versions of either device, it's a good idea to sell your existing one or trade it in to save a few bucks. It's also a good idea to give your older iPhone or iPad away to someone in need or...

The Best iPhones to buy in Summer 2021: Apple has a phone for every need!

In the market for a new iPhone? The good news is Apple has a myriad of options, from the newest and most cutting-edge 5G, 5nm handsets to older devices that are still very capable thanks to Apple's best-in-industry software updates. For example, the upcoming iOS 15 will be going to devices as old as the...

XDA Basics: How to Set up Face Unlock or Face ID on your iPhone and iPad

Back in 2013, when Apple announced the iPhone 5S, one of the major highlights of the device was a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button. Apple referred to this as Touch ID. In 2017, when Apple took the bezel-less route with the iPhone X, there was no home button to integrate Touch ID and...

iPhone 13 Pro’s upgraded ultra wide-angle camera may support autofocus

The iPhone 13 series will likely launch in September later this year, so long as the global chip shortage doesn't get in the way. While there hasn't been a single major leak extensively detailing every aspect of the new iPhone, we've gotten bits and pieces thanks to reputable leakers. One of the most reputable sources...

XDA Basics: How to Change the Wallpaper on an iPhone

If you've got yourself a brand new iPhone and recently switched over from Android, you may find it difficult to navigate through basic settings on iOS. A lot of things aren't as straightforward as on Android and even simple settings like the option to change the wallpaper or other home screen elements are buried inside...

These Apple devices are eligible for iOS 15, macOS Monterey, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8

Today was a big day in the world of Apple news. At its annual WWDC 2021 developer conference, Apple unveiled new versions of its operating systems for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The latest versions of each are iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8, and the first developer preview beta...

These are the Best iPhone 12 Battery Cases in Summer 2021: Give your device more juice!

The average battery life of an iPhone 12 is rated for eight hours on a single charge. While many users might be perfectly content with that, you might not be — especially if you're a heavy user. If you're having a long day and you're nowhere near a power socket, you're going to need some...

Razer’s top iPhone controller is $18 off right now

The Razer Kishi is one of the best game controllers you can get right now for a smartphone. It attaches to the back and sides of phones, transforming them into a Nintendo Switch-like design with dual analog joysticks, trigger buttons, and more. We loved the Android version, and now the iPhone model is down to...

Apple’s foldable iPhone could feature an 8-inch display and arrive in 2023

A new investor note from TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple will launch a foldable iPhone by 2023, reiterating an earlier report. Kuo said he believes the company could sell between 15 to 20 million units of the device. With several of Apple’s competitors already offering foldable devices, including Samsung, Kuo sees a foldable iPhone...

Apple launches the iPhone 12 and 12 mini in a new purple color

Apple is hosting its long-awaited launch event today for several products, but the company's first announcement today wasn't something entirely new. There's a new purple color for the iPhone 12 and 12 mini, and it will be available soon. During today's event, Apple revealed that the iPhone 12 will get a new purple color, joining the...

iPhone lineup in 2022 may come with 48MP cameras, no “Mini” 5.4-inch model

While this year's iPhone lineup will not be unveiled until the end of this year, rumors have already started to surface regarding Apple's 2022 and even 2023 iPhone models. And while these kinds of rumors must not be taken at face value as they can be wrong and plans can always change, especially in such...

iPhone 2023 to feature under display Face ID, periscope telephoto lens

Apple will reportedly launch an iPhone with a Face ID system that sits below the display. The feature is expected to hit the iPhone lineup by 2023 alongside other notable features, including a periscope-style telephoto lens. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a new inventory note reported by 9to5Mac, Apple’s iPhone 2023 (not the final name)...