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iPhone Life MagazineiPhone Life Magazine

iPhone Life Magazine Spring 2019

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

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Thaddeus Computing, Inc.
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4 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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editor’s message

Each year as we head into the holiday season, like clockwork, I’m hit with an existential crisis. I’m made aware of how fleeting life is, and regretful thoughts flood my mind—I could have accomplished more, been in the moment more, been more appreciative of the good times. Once the crisis has passed, my mood gives way to anticipation for a new year full of opportunity. In 2019, I plan to pursue more artistic endeavors, like producing my own podcast and learning to play the ukulele. At iPhone Life, we’ve found that enriching daily life with creativity has all sorts of unexpected payoffs. To help you start a project of your own, we’ve included a roundup of apps that foster creativity (page 78), aid the lifelong learner (page 75), and help in establishing…

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stuff the iphone life team is loving

David Averbach, CEO Blue Bottle Coffee Subscription (Starting at $9.50/month) Each week this Oakland-based company sends me a bag of freshly roasted single-origin coffee beans from a different country. It’s more expensive than store-bought beans, but is cheaper than going to a coffee shop every day. Plus, it feels so luxurious to have delicious coffee each morning. Rheanne Taylor, Video Producer 1 Second Everyday: Video Diary ($4.99) I’ve set a goal to take a photo each day in order to improve my photography skills, and this app has been great at encouraging me to stick with it. I simply take a photo at some point in my day, and at the end of a month I get to create a short video showcasing all of my little moments. Donna Cleveland, Editor in Chief Kala Concert Ukulele Starter…

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online at iphonelife.com

Enable Automatic Software Updates on Your iPhone bit.ly/2RJUdyh Keeping up to date with the latest operating system is important, but it can be a pain to take time out of your day to accomplish this task. In this article, you’ll learn how to set your iPhone to update automatically whenever a new version of iOS becomes available. Maximize your time and teach your phone a new trick so software updates can happen while you sleep. A Versatile Power Bank Suitable for Wired & Qi Charging bit.ly/2UririF We’re always excited to try out a new Moshi iPhone accessory and were particularly pleased to get our hands on the Porto Q 5K ($84.95). You can use this power bank to wirelessly charge your iPhone twice while you’re on the go, then plug the Porto Q in to…

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hey, sarah

Need iPad and iPhone help? Sign up for iPhone Life Insider and Sarah will help you with all your iPhone troubleshooting and iOS-related issues. To learn more, go to iPhoneLife.com/Insider. I can’t connect my iPhone to my HomePod. It answers to my husband’s voice but won’t play music from my phone. Can you help? Sincerely,Listen Up! Dear Listen, It sounds like the HomePod was set up using your husband’s Apple ID. He needs to add you as a shared user with admin privileges. To do this, open the Home app on his iPhone and tap the Home icon in the upper left corner to get to Home Settings. Under People, tap Invite, enter your Apple ID email, and then tap Send. Once you accept the invitation, you can AirPlay audio to the HomePod and…

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ipad pro in-depth review: is it the laptop replacement apple promised?

The iPad is a difficult product to review, because in order to assess its effectiveness you have to first understand what the product is supposed to accomplish. Defining the purpose of Apple’s new iPad Pro is surprisingly complicated. I’ve been using mine for longer than a month now, and while it’s undeniably an amazing device, whether it lives up to all the hype depends on whose standards you’re considering. Based on the late Steve Jobs’ original intent of what an iPad should be, the iPad Pro is an incredible device that is the fruition of the last eight years of development. But based on Apple CEO Tim Cook’s description of the Pro at last October’s keynote, the tablet is a flawed device that doesn’t live up to expectations. “To claim that…

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hands on with the iphone xs max

Revolution followed by evolution—that’s the pattern Apple follows with its flagship iPhone line. Last year’s release revolutionized the iPhone with the X’s edge-to-edge OLED display and facial recognition. This year’s iPhone XS and XS Max (which cost anywhere from $1,099 to $1,449 depending on storage capacity) are an evolution of the iPhone X with a better processor and the option for bigger display (if you get the Max). Just like the iPhone 3GS and the pantheon of S-line iterations thereafter, the XS continues to brew Apple’s tried-and-true formula. So, what makes this year’s iPhone XS Max a compelling purchase regardless of its high price and more incremental feature upgrades? That’s what we’re about to explore. While I’m focusing on the XS Max in this article, all commentary will apply to the…

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