iPhone Life Magazine Spring 2018

The only magazine dedicated to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. Each regular issue is chocked full of reviews of apps, accessories and Apple handhelds. It’s also loaded with tips and how-to’s, user profiles, business solutions, and more. To read it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch download the free “Zinio Newsstand & Reader App” from iTunes App Store

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4 Issues

in this issue

2 min
editor's message

we all want to feel like we’re continually improving and gaining new skills in life. For those of us with iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches, having confident mastery of the devices we use every day can contribute significantly to that sense of accomplishment. It’s satisfying to know how to scan and send a document in less than a minute, to send cool effects in your text messages, and to be able to help a friend optimize their iPhone’s storage or battery life. That feeling of proficiency is priceless! To that end, in this year’s How-To Guide (pg. 33) we make sure you have all the most useful features of iOS 11 under your belt. And if you’re lucky enough to own Apple’s premium iPhone, you’ll find our iPhone X guide extra…

1 min
comments from readers

Re: Amazon Echo’s Always-Listening Speaker An always-on system is a no go. We all say things or have conversations sometimes that only are meant for a particular person or group. With an always-on system, these conversations can be recorded by the parent company and used accordingly. -Steven Kohn Re: What’s Your Favorite Podcast App? I listen to a lot of podcasts and use Downcast. I’m generally happy with it although there are a lot of settings, so it can be confusing sometimes! -Donna Campbell Re: On Opting for the iPhone 8 Plus Over the iPhone X I’ve become comfortable with the physical size of the iPhone 7 Plus, so the smaller size (and narrower screen) of the iPhone X was not alluring. Also, the new concepts of facial recognition, no Home button, and notched screen, not to…

1 min
staff picks

Name: Conner Carey Title: Feature Web Writer Years at iPhone Life: 2 Apple Products Owned: iPhone X, iPad Air, Apple Watch, and MacBook Office Quirk: I’m not at the office most afternoons; I prefer to write in pj’s with my dog. This Is Ground MOD 4 ($385) This iPad-sized modern briefcase is as functional as it is stunning. The MOD 4 includes a place for your iPad, notebook, passport, earbuds, and phone, as well as slots for three cards, two pens, the included Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker, and more. At the center, there are three magnetic docks for attaching the interchangeable insert(s) of your choice. Made in Italy, this luxury item is worth the splurge. WatchDots ($9.99) If you love your Apple Watch 3 + Cellular but aren’t such a fan of the big red dot that announces it, WatchDots…

3 min

THE NUMBERS 40 PERCENT Gartner predicts that by 2020, 40 percent of employees will pay less for healthcare by wearing fitness trackers. $127 BILLION According to consulting firm PwC, the commercial drone industry will soar to $127 billion by 2020, with uses in farming, transportation, and even films. 1.2 BILLION We put up a valiant fight against downloading Facebook Messenger. But according to a statistic from Facebook, the app boasts over 1.2 billion monthly active users. It’s safe to say most of us gave in. WHAT’S HOT IN THE APP STORE Infinity Loop: Energy (Free) This puzzle game might seem simple, but it’s actually super fun. Your goal is to connect all the necessary wires so that the lights come on. The app’s puzzles grow progressively more difficult with each level, so you’ll need to stay sharp. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp (Free) If…

1 min
around the iphone life office

Rheanne Taylor, Managing Editor I love ordering photo prints using Print Studio (free). You can get your images printed on everything from wood and metal to greeting cards and posters. And doing so is a breeze since the app pulls your shots directly from Instagram or the Photos app. Conner Carey, Feature Web Writer After a seriously stressful week, I use Audible (free) to listen to Bill Bryson’s book A Short History of Nearly Everything. I use the app’s built-in sleep timer to drift off as I learn about the workings of the universe. Tamlin Day, Ad Trafficking & Customer Service Specialist A group of psychologists created Replika (free) to provide emotional support to people with anxiety. The AI-based app learns through conversation and is completely free and private. None of your information…

1 min
iphone photography contest winners

Reader's Choice and 1st Place winners will receive the following prize: The Olloclip Core Lens Set for the iPhone includes fisheye, wide-angle, and macro lenses ($99.99 value, olloclip.com). Photo Contest 1st Place By Elise Margolin @e_margolin_photos 2nd Place By Rishav Agarwal @yolo.solo 12 iPhone 3rd Place By Gyula Rusinczky @rolldotyears Reader's Choice By Lydia Cassatt @lydiacassatt Want to see your photo featured here? Upload your shot(s) to your personal Instagram account and include the hashtag #iphonelifephotocontest in your photo’s caption. If you are selected as a winner, we’ll contact you via your direct messages within the Instagram app. Our editors will choose the top three entries; the post with the most likes will win Reader’s Choice. Our Reader’s Choice and 1st-place winner will receive the Olloclip Core Lens ($99 value). We will also feature all our winners and finalists in…