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How to Set Up Focus on iPhone and iPad

As mobile devices have become deeply integrated into our lives, we’ve started to think more about how we use them. Apple’s approach to healthier iPhone and iPad usage is called “Focus,” and you should set it up….

How to Unblock a Number on iPhone

Do you want to start getting calls and text messages from someone who you once blocked on your iPhone? Unblock their phone number on your iPhone, and they’ll be able to contact you again. We’ll show you how….

What Is a Retina Display?

Apple loves to use the term “Retina display” in its marketing materials, but what exactly does this mean? And why are there so many different types of displays that carry this label? Let’s take a closer look at the phrase….

How to Use Quick Note on iPad

Introduced with iPadOS 15, Quick Note provides iPad users with a convenient way to capture notes from any screen or open app. Jot your note, add the links you visit, and access your iPad Quick Notes on iPhone and Mac….

How to Use the App Library on iPad

For non-iPhone users who own an iPad, the App Library introduced with iPadOS 15 might be brand new. So what is it and how do you use it? Here’s everything you need to know about the App Library on iPad….

How to Use Home Screen Widgets on iPad

Want to add some functionality to your iPad Home Screen? Introduced with iPadOS 15, iPad users have the ability to add Home Screen widgets similar to those on iPhone. You’re not limited to the Today View for widgets. Here’s w…
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