Apple's Climb to $1 Trillion, iPhone Photography Tips & Top Gear We're Loving

In the 90th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, the team explores how Apple became the first company to reach a $1 trillion valuation upon releasing its third quarter earnings report. Other topics include how to outsmart the pesky typing awareness indicator in iMessages, how to take better photos on your iPhone, and how to view your step count on your Apple Watch.

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Sarah Kingsbury

Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor and SEO Content Manager at iPhone Life. She manages the web editorial team and oversees all web and newsletter content. A long-time Apple enthusiast, Sarah can't live without her iPhone, Macbook Air, HomePod, Apple TV, or Apple Watch. As the original contributor to the iPhone Life Tip of the Day Newsletter, she wrote hundreds of iPhone how-tos to help users master their iPhones. It's safe to say that she has written or edited every tip published on iPhoneLife.com! In her 20 years of editing and writing, Sarah has done everything from working as the associate editor of the Iowa Source magazine to developing recipes and reviewing cookbooks for a vegetarian cooking website. But teaching people how to use their Apple devices is her favorite job so far.