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This Is What Happens Next If You Win HQ Trivia

We've been taught our whole lives that there's no such thing as free money, so you might've found yourself wondering exactly what happens if you win HQ Live Trivia. The app is a free download, so they can't really be giving away actual money, right? …
By Alexis Rhiannon

Don’t Take Your iPhone X Outside This Weekend, Y’all

Loyal iPhone users can’t seem to catch a break. First, the iOS 11.1 update caused the letter “I” to be replaced with the letter “A” and a question mark, which led to some pretty iconic memes. Now, with temperatures dropping throughout the country, Ap…
By Katie Mitchell

8 Hidden iOS 11 Features That You Need To Upgrade For

Everyone was focused on the shiny new iPhone 8 and iPhone X that were announced on Tuesday’s Apple event, but there was another new Apple product that was announced — and you won’t have to shell out mad cash to get it. Apple will start rolling out th…
By Melanie Mignucci

How To Turn Off Facial Recognition On The New iPhone Because No Thank You

I’m not the most tech-savvy person, so every time a new iOS is released I feel pretty overwhelmed by all the new features. Apple’s release of iOS 11 has revealed animated emojis, new camera features, and last but not least, facial recognition. Facial…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

The New iPhone Will Have Augmented Reality & It’s Pretty Sick

When you used to think about what the future would hold, you might have imagined flying cars, or travel at light speed, or people living in space. Now that it’s actually the future, we’re only just getting close to self-driving cars, and we're many y…
By Melanie Mignucci

iPhone's 'Do Not Disturb' Feature Could Prevent Car Accidents

Apple unveiled a host of new products, updates and software features at its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) on Monday, and one of them could potentially save lives. The upcoming iOS will include a feature called "Do Not Disturb While D…
By Seth Millstein

Ten iPhones From The Past To Make You Nostalgic

Monday marks the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone, which Steve Jobs first unveiled to the world on Jan. 9, 2007. So many things have happened in the since then, with debates over emojis, message encryption, and the effects of smartphones on o…
By Madhuri Sathish

The Super Mario Run Release Date Is Here!

Get ready for some serious '90s nostalgia this holiday season, because Nintendo has finally revealed the Super Mario Run release date for iOS — and you guys, I can't even. As you may recall way, way back in early September (seems like a lifetime ago,…
By Lily Feinn

How To Use The Secret Magnifier In iOS 10

Although iOS 10 may have had a bumpy launch a little while ago, it's becoming increasingly clear that the operating system features some undeniably cool features. For example, because I'm not the ~cool tech grrl~ I wish I was, up until very recently,…
By Maddy Foley

Apple's TouchBar Will Change How You Use A Laptop

Twenty-five years after releasing its first laptop computer, Apple has proven it's still capable of surprising consumers with innovative technology. The tech giant unveiled the newest addition to its laptop family Thursday at an event in Cupertino, C…
By Morgan Brinlee

How To Turn Off Autocorrect In iOS 10

At least twice a week, my boyfriend gets a text from me saying, "I'm so ducking hungry," even though that is never, ever what I actually meant. The easiest solution, of course, would be to learn how to turn off autocorrect in iOS 10, so that I can se…
By Megan Grant

How To Turn Off Siri "Access On Lock Screen"

So, hey, fun fact: You can access Siri from the lock screen on the iPhone if a particular setting is switched to the “on” position. But learning how to turn off Siri’s “Access On Lock Screen” setting is also, as I just discovered, quite simple — so i…
By Lucia Peters

Why Isn't Invisible Ink Working In iOS 10?

Back in the '90s, invisible ink used to be that stuff that came in a bottle that you could write with on paper and then it only showed up under certain light. Nowadays, invisible ink isn't in a bottle, but in your phone — so what do you do when Invis…
By Emma Cueto

9 Reasons You Need The New GoT Book Right Now

Random House just announced the release of A Game of Thrones: Enhanced Edition in celebration of the series' 20th anniversary, and this is pretty much the best news ever for fans eagerly anticipating the next season of Game of Thrones or the next in…
By Melissa Ragsdale

How To Turn Off Spell Check In iOS 10

Personally, I am of the mind that spell check can be a useful tool if you make sure not to rely too heavily on it; I like that it can help you catch typos, as well as prevent you from continually having to Google that one word you can never remember …
By Lucia Peters

How To Order A Ride With Maps In iOS 10

iOS 10 has arrived, and with it has come third-party app integration with Siri that will allow you to order rides from Uber, Lyft, and more with one simple command. But Siri isn’t the only new way to use your favorite ridesharing app — and if you’ve …
By Lucia Peters

How To Change A Tapback After You've Sent It

Have you recently become as enamored of tapbacks as I have? If so, I have good news for you: You can also learn how to change a tapback in iOS 10. Yes, after you’ve already sent it. Isn’t technology grand? My iPhone has never experienced more freedo…
By Lucia Peters

How To Use "Rest Finger To Open" In iOS 10

When it comes to technology, sometimes simpler is better. For example, when we want to get into our phones, we want to get into them now. That's why knowing how to use "rest finger to open" in iOS 10 is such a good hack to have under your belt: If yo…
By Marissa Higgins

How To Use Screen Effects In iOS 10

We’ve talked a lot about Bubble Effects in the new Apple mobile operating system update — but what about the other kind of effect we now have literally at our fingertips? Well, good news: If you’ve been wondering how to use Screen Effects in iOS 10, …
By Lucia Peters

9 iOS Features You Haven't Noticed Yet

Eons after Apple announced the upcoming release of iOS 10, the official update finally became available on Sept. 13 — and if you're anything like me, you've spent the past two days shirking all responsibilities in favor of ferreting out all the hidde…
By Claire Warner