Why FaceTime On iPhone Is Grayed Out (And What You Can Do To Fix It)

Miodrag Ignjatovic/Getty Images One of the biggest reasons why the iPhone is one of the most coveted smartphone brands to date is FaceTime — Apple's built-in video call app. It's mostly known for letting users make audio or video calls using Wi-Fi or cellular data, but over the years the platform has received pretty cool

May 21st, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|

The Latest iPhone Update Might Have Restored Your Old, Embarrassing Photos

Credit: Viktollio via Shutterstock iOS 17.5 is officially out, bringing the latest security updates to all applicable iPhones. Alongside fixing some major security flaws that Apple needed to address, the update also had an unintended effect: It's bringing back deleted photos. This iOS 17.5 bug has caused quite an uproar in the Apple community, with

May 16th, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|

iOS 17.5 Is Here, Setting the Stage for Sideloading on the iPhone

Credit: Primakov/Shutterstock Apple released iOS 17.5 to all compatible iPhones earlier today. There aren't a ton of user-facing changes in this latest version of iOS, which isn't a huge surprise as we're only about two months away from our first look at iOS 18. Still, iOS 17.5 will be another monumental update for some iPhone

May 14th, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|

The Gamma app brings PS1 emulation to the iPhone

iPhone users without a penchant for jailbreaking can finally enjoy the blocky polygons and shifty textures of the original PlayStation with Gamma, a free PS1 emulator that hit the iOS App Store last night. Gamma comes courtesy of developer ZodTTD, which has been creating emulators for the iPhone since the earliest days of third-party iOS

May 13th, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|

The DJI Pocket 3 is almost everything I wanted my iPhone camera to be

I can’t think of anything permeating mainstream camera culture as aggressively as the DJI Osmo Pocket 3. The Fujifilm X100VI has stolen some of its thunder among film simulation enthusiasts, but DJI’s still having somewhat of a cultural moment on YouTube, Instagram, and the troubled TikTok by spurring all sorts of creator glee. Of course

May 13th, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|

How You Can (Almost) Bring ‘Circle to Search’ to the iPhone

Credit: Samsung One of the more interesting and useful AI features recently introduced to Google and Samsung phones is Circle to Search: You just circle something on screen (or tap it, or scribble on it), and you get matching Google results back. It's perfect for getting details of a landmark or finding shopping links for

May 10th, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|

IPhone Hacks: Boost Your Battery Life With These 2 Tweaks

If you don't need these typing and lock screen features, you can disable them to extend your iPhone's battery. Nelson Aguilar is an LA-based tech how-to writer and graduate of UCLA. With more than a decade of experience, he covers Apple and Google and writes on iPhone and Android features, privacy and security settings and

May 5th, 2024|Categories: Apple, iPhone, News|
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