iPhone Life Magazine VOL 7, NO 6

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

United States
Mango Life Media LLC
$7.98(Incl. tax)
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4 Issues

in this issue

3 min
10 biggest apple moments of 2015

The tech industry moves fast, and there’s no better reflection of that rapid pace of growth than Apple’s latest innovations and culture. Here are some of the highlights we’ve witnessed during the past 12 months: 1) Apple Watch Appears in the Wild Apple CEO Tim Cook debuted the Apple Watch last year, dropping Steve Jobs’s legendary “one more thing” line, but Apple officially released its first wearable this April. First-quarter sales estimates sit at roughly 3.6 million units—higher than all other smartwatch sales combined. 2) We May Finally Have a Real Laptop Replacement Few can argue that the iPad is as indispensable as our smartphones or laptops. But with the release of the iPad Pro with its 12.9-inch display and A9X processor that’s faster than 80 percent of PCs, tablets now have a real…

2 min
ask an editor

BECOME AN INSIDER! Join our iPhone Life Insider program at insider. iphonelife.com to gain access to video tips, indepth guides, and our staff of editors who can answer all your burning questions. Is there a way to password-protect a Numbers spreadsheet? Thanks, I Need To Keep This Spreadsheet Safe Hey, Spreadsheets! Good news—you actually can passcode-protect your Numbers spreadsheet! To get started, you’ll need to open up the document you wish to protect in the Numbers app and then select the tool icon. Select Set Password, and then enter your password along with a password hint in the fields shown. Tap Done. Your document name will now show a lock icon. Make sure to use a strong password that you’ll remember. I like to use full sentences, as they’re easy to remember and difficult to crack. Once…

3 min

THE NUMBERS 51.4 PERCENT The portion of Facebook users who prefer to express laughter by typing “haha,” whereas 33.7 percent rely on emojis and only 1.9 percent use the once popular “lol.” 4 FOLD According to a report from SwiftKey, French speakers use four times as many heart emojis than people speaking any other language. 221 TIMES The number of times average users in the UK pick up their smartphones per day. WHAT’S HOT IN THE APP STORE Recently (Free) Everything is online these days—pictures, articles, conversations. But don’t you miss fi nding paper-based publications in your mailbox? For $8.99 per month, that’s exactly what Recently does, sending you monthly magazines fi lled with 100 of your most recent iPhone pictures. You can let Recently compile your magazine for you, or, if you prefer a more hands-on approach, you…

1 min
caption contest

mikailamaidment.com YOUR CAPTION HERE Send us a clever caption for the cartoon above, and we’ll feature our favorite entries in the next issue. The winner will receive $25! Send all captions to comics@iphonelife.com. NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 CAPTION WINNER "Hello Mom, it's Siri. Is that babysitting job still available?" Submitted by Dan Riordan RUNNERS-UP: "I should have turned my location services off!" Submitted by Tony M. Jones "Hey, Siri! Tell us a joke." Submitted by by Andrea Beal Thanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions!…

2 min
around the iphone life office

Rheanne, Associate Editor: I’m in love with my olloclip 4-in-1 external lens ($79.99), especially the macro lens option. It’s not uncommon to see me sprawled across the sidewalk taking pictures of bugs and other little creatures. Conner, Editorial Intern: I’m attached at the hip to my BookBook Travel Journal ($99.99).The iPad case makes me feel like a dapper gentleman with his dusty novel of knowledge (except, instead of a novel, I’m actually toting two credit cards, chapstick, and an iPad enclosed in a deceptive leather binding). Donna, Editor in Chief: I am slowly overcoming my phobia of hosting parties, and the Ultimate Ears Megaboom ($299.99) has been great for meltdownfree holiday shindigs. It’s light enough to carry from room to room, its oversized buttons make it ridiculously easy to use, and the…

1 min
iphone photography contest winners

Reader's Choice and 1st Place winners will receive the following prize: An olloclip Quick-Connect lens solution for the iPhone and iPod touch that includes fisheye, wideangle, and macro lenses ($79.99 value, olloclip.com). Photo Contest 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Reader's Choice Want to see your photo featured here? Enter your best shots at iPhoneLife.com/contest for a chance to win. Our editors will choose the top three entries, and our readers will choose our fourth and fi nal winner by voting for their favorite images on Facebook. Our Reader’s Choice and 1st Place winner will receive the olloclip 4-in-1 Lens as well as a spot in an upcoming issue of iPhone Life magazine. Photo Contest Finalists…