iPhone Life magazine

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Sarah Kingsbury is the web editor of iPhone Life magazine. She has written for savvyvegetarian.com and worked as the associate editor of the Iowa Source for many years.

Tip of the Day: Access the Music App from Control Center

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A lot of iOS users prefer music apps like Pandora or Spotify to Apple's Music app. But sometimes you want to listen to music. Right now. And that's where the native Music app has the advantage. 



Tip of the Day: How to Protect Your iDevice from Your Children

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Hey, Dad! Can I use your iPad?

There are a lot of articles out there on keeping kids safe while while they use mobile devices. But I'm guessing even more parents want to know how to keep their iPhones and iPads safe from their kids! Here are a few tips:



Tip of the Day: Mobile Safari Navigation

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Sometimes you fall down the Internet rabbit hole, where reading one article leads to another until you are many pages from were you want to be. If you've ever found yourself repeatedly tapping the back button when browsing in Safari on your iPhone or iPad or wanting to follow a link without having to leave the page you're currently visiting, this tip is for you.



Tip of the Day: Find Out What Those Emojis Are Called

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Emoji symbols add a touch of whimsy to text messages, notes, and emails. But did you know that they have names besides "the pink flower," the other pink flower," "dead dudes one and two," and "the not-quite-full moon—is it waxing or waning? I can never remember"? The easiest and most hilarious way to find out what the Emojis' official names are is to have your iPhone read them out loud to you.



Tip of the Day: How to Use Your iPhone's Camera Filters

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If you are serious about iPhoneography and like using all kinds of filters, you will probably want to look into getting some high quality photography apps to aid in your image capturing. But if you are a casual iphoneographer who likes to capture the occasional photo of your family and friends, you may be happy with the built-in filters offered by your iPhone or iPad camera.



Vote Now in the iPhone Life Photo Contest: Voting Ends May 12!

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Vote now in the iPhone Life iPhone Photography Contest! The deadline is Monday, May 12th. Click HERE to choose your favorite images. The top 10 photos will be featured in an upcoming issue of iPhone Life magazine.



Tip of the Day: How to Get the Old Arrow-Shaped Buttons Back

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Some people revel in change, others not so much. If you are one of those who feels unsettled when your favorite website updates its home page or your favorite author updates her author photo, you may be comforted to know that you can make the buttons on your iPhone all gray and arrow-shaped again. Just like they were before iOS 7.



Tip of the Day: How to Get Siri to Stop Interrupting You

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It's like the Interrupting Cow joke that delights school-age kids everywhere; you activate Siri and start speaking your request, only to be interrupted by, "Here's what I found on the web." At which point you probably say something like "If you'd just let me #$@%ing finish, Siri, you'd know I'm trying to call my wife, not do a web search!" 

I can't help you with your anger issues, but I do have a very simple solution to your problems with Interrupting Siri:



Tip of the Day: How to Use AirPlay with Your Apple TV

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If you own an Apple TV and you're not using AirPlay, you're missing out! You can easily see pictures and videos on your iDevice on your TV screen with just a few taps. 



Tip of the Day: How to Scroll Instead of Turning Pages in iBooks and Kindle

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Kindle and iBooks both offer page-turning animation to mimic the experience of reading a hardcopy book. Some people enjoy this type of e-book reading experience while others find it unnecessary or annoying. Fortunately it's easy in both apps to switch off the page-turning animation.



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