iPhone Camera Tip You Must Know!

Text Messages: Get notified once, not twice!

   Have you ever received a text message and it pings you more than once- making you think that you are getting blow up by nearly every person in your phone book?    By default, your Messages app will inform you when your text message arrives and then once again after 2 minutes. It's like a shoulder nudge to grab your attention just in case you missed it the first time. It can be a bit annoying, especially if you saw it already and just aren't ready to reply. Here's how to disable that double-ping feature:    Go to Settings   Select Notifications    Select Messages    Select Repeat Alerts   Select Once

 

Have you ever received a text message and it pings you more than once- making you think that you are getting blow up by nearly every person in your phone book?

By default, your Messages app will inform you when your text message arrives and then once again after 2 minutes. It's like a shoulder nudge to grab your attention just in case you missed it the first time. It can be a bit annoying, especially if you saw it already and just aren't ready to reply. Here's how to disable that double-ping feature:

Go to Settings
Select Notifications
Select Messages
Select Repeat Alerts
Select Once

Tip Of The Day: Adjust your camera's exposure.

👉🏼 Tap where you want to focus and set the automatic exposure. Simply slide the sun icon, up or down to manually adjust the exposure. Try it out next time you take a picture.    

👉🏼 Tap where you want to focus and set the automatic exposure. Simply slide the sun icon, up or down to manually adjust the exposure. Try it out next time you take a picture. 

 

"Hey Siri" Tips, Tricks & 'Must Knows'

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iOS 9 features a great new way for your iPhone and iPad to gather quick information without having to touch your device... just activate the "Hey Siri" feature.

Wouldn't it be nice if you could ask your iPhone or iPad for weather information, latest scores of a game, look up your favorite holiday recipes, and much more without having to actually touch it? Now you can. Introducing "Hey Siri," a whole new way you can actually be hands free and get the info you need within seconds. 

In the Settings app: > go to General > select "Siri" > allow "Hey Siri" and follow the prompts. Siri will ask you to repeat a few phrases to remember your voice so the next time you say "hey siri" she'll activate instantly. Watch our "Hey Siri" Video below.

 
 
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You read correctly! At the beginning of the year, Facebook promised to support Apple's new platform of showcasing Live Photos and letting users upload them by the end of 2015. And it's now in motion... literally! Facebook allowed a good amount of users to test out the waters and it's pretty incredible. Though the Live Photos feature is only available to use on the iPhone 6s or 6s plus, you can still view Live Photos on any iPhone or iPad version. 

The booming social app Tumblr was the first to introduce the Live Photos feature and it's only a matter of time when every social media company gets on board. If you own an iPhone 6s or 6s plus, it's time to show off those pictures!

So, what's a Live Photo? It's a picture in motion. When you snap a photo using the camera on your iPhone 6s or 6s plus, the photo also records the split seconds leading up to the snapshot. So, the photo becomes a mini-motion picture. Try it out sometime.

 

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Apple just gave us more incentive to get a subscription to Apple Music- which rolled out this year. If you don't already have Apple Music you can start a free three month trial and see for yourself what the hype is all about. Taylor Swift and Apple combined together to capture the release of her new Album "1989" which is exclusive only to Apple Music. The tech giant went a step further by capturing Ms. Swift's tour Live and is offering it for free to anyone with a subscription. Yawza!

Youtube is the first on board to have videos like this, but Apple is taking some big steps to lure in users by showcasing some big name artists and videos that are only available to Apple Music subscribers. It's a smoth move on Apple's part... drifting the audience towards an exclusive membership, but the perks are worth it.