Sharing is one area that got a huge upgrade in iOS 8. With new extensions for iOS Share Sheets, users can finally share important information directly with third party applications and services. But with this new functionality comes new customization options. Read on to learn about the new share features in iOS 8, and how to customize your own iPhone or iPad to suit your needs.
Mobile layouts often make navigating websites easier on smartphones and small tablets, but sometimes you need full access to the desktop version of a site. Here’s how to request the desktop version of a website with Safari in iOS 8.
iOS 8 brings some big changes to mobile typing and keyboards. One such change is Apple’s introduction of QuickType, a predictive typing service that learns from a user’s typing history and offers relevant word suggestions. But some users would prefer that iOS 8 mind its own business. Here’s how to hide QuickType suggestions in iOS 8.
Apple’s new iPhones are notably larger than their predecessors, and some users may find it difficult to comfortably reach every on-screen button or menu, especially while using the iPhone one-handed. To increase one-handed usability, Apple has introduced a new feature exclusive to the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8: “Reachability.” Read on to learn how to enable and use the feature.
Everyone knows backups are critically important, and Apple has in recent years made it easy to back up your iPhone or iPad via iCloud. But with the recent launch of iOS 8, some familiar options have moved around a bit. Here’s how to find and manually enable an iCloud backup in iOS 8.
iOS 8 introduces a quicker way to access your favorite and recent contacts by listing them at the top of the app switcher screen. For users who prefer to keep this information hidden, here’s how to remove favorite and recent contacts from the iOS 8 app switcher.
Apple has tried to make mobile Web browsing in iOS as capable as possible, but there’s still one setting that Apple leaves off by default that could greatly improve your mobile browsing experience. Read on to learn how to configure Safari in iOS 8 and earlier to open links in the background, which lets you queue up links for later review without interrupting your current browsing session.
With every revision, the iPhone camera becomes more capable. But Apple hid an important feature in iOS 7 and 8 that can easily make all of us better photographers. Here’s how to locate and enable the iPhone Camera Grid overlay in iOS.
A little over two weeks after their introduction, Apple on Tuesday released the second developer builds for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. New beta builds for Apple TV and Xcode 6 were also provided.
Following the discovery of code hidden in the iOS 8 beta that pointed to true side-by-side multitasking on the iPad, a video has been produced demonstrating the unfinished feature using the iOS simulator app.