Bought an iPhone XS or XS Max, or just thinking about upgrading? Apple’s latest flagship phone features an improved camera, better battery life, and more. But how do you become a great shooter, master notifications, and optimize the experience? Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out of your new smartphone.

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Amazon drops prices on refurbished Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, and iPhone

Break your smartphone or, worse yet, lose it? Tired of paying for a device you don't own? Amazon's got some great deals on unlocked and refurbished phones including the Pixel 3 XL, iPhone XS, and Samsung Galaxy S10 this week.

The best iPhone car mounts to keep your smartphone in sight and stable

The best iPhone car mounts are designed to securely hold your device in place and keep it in view while on the road. Here are some of the mounts you should look into if you're in the market for a quality piece of equipment.

Apple’s iOS 12.4 apparently unpatched a security flaw and enabled a jailbreak

It looks like iOS 12.4 may not be the safest version of iOS, according to a new report. Apparently, Apple accidentally unpatched a security flaw that was previously fixed in iOS 12.3 -- and the result is that any phone with iOS 12.4 can now…

Apple implants warning message to restrict third-party battery repairs

Third-party battery replacements for the newest iPhone models will result in a warning message in the device's settings. The only way to clear it is to take the iPhone to an Apple Store or an Apple Authorized Service Provider.

Underrated smartphone apps you didn’t know you needed

Do you ever wonder, is there an app to get me out of this jam or lend a helping hand? Chances are, there is. We found some handy apps spanning both platforms that will help you get through various or unexpected situations and events.

The 2019 iPhone: Here’s everything we know

The last iPhones launched not that long ago, but rumors about the next iPhone are already surfacing. Apple's 2019 flagship could include a variety of upgrades ranging from a new design to enhanced features.

Apple will reportedly release iPhone Pro among 2019 iPhones

Apple is reportedly planning to release an iPhone Pro among its 2019 iPhones. The information comes from a reliable leaker of Apple information, but it remains unclear which specific model will be carrying the name.

Heavy sleepers, beware: Researchers bypass Apple FaceID using glasses with tape

Researchers demonstrated a new method at Black Hat USA 2019 that bypassed Apple's FaceID security system. The attack used an ordinary pair of glasses and tape in two colors to trick the facial recognition system.

How to transfer data from an old iPhone to a new one

One day you will need to replace your old phone with a new one, and you'll want to have your data just the way you like it. Here are some convenient ways to transfer data from your old iPhone (or other iOS device) to your new one.

Apple will pay you $1 million to find a very specific iPhone bug

If you can pull off a very specific iPhone hack, Apple has a million dollars for you. Apple announced a big changes to the bug-bounty program. The biggest is a new $1 million reward if you find a specific exploit.

The best iPhone apps available right now (August 2019)

The iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want to bring out the best in yours. Behold our comprehensive list of the best iPhone apps, from time-saving productivity tools to fun apps you won’t be able to put down.

Less than a year after release, iOS 12 has reached 88% of all active iOS devices

With iOS 13 on the horizon, iOS 12 has achieved a strong swan song. According to Apple's latest numbers, iOS 12 has made it to 88% of all active iOS devices, with iOS 11 and older on just 12% of devices.

Apple has released some videos designed to give you a tingly feeling

Does your iPhone ever cause you frustration? How about your MacBook Pro keyboard, do those sticky keys drive you crazy? If so, you might like to check out Apple’s first ASMR videos, designed to calm your soul.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs. iPhone XS Max: Specs comparison

With a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, and powerful internal hardware, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is a force to be reckoned with. But is it powerful enough to take down Apple's largest phone, the iPhone XS Max?

Apple may release a foldable iPad before it launches a foldable iPhone

According to an investor note from UBS, Apple is working hard on developing foldable devices for release in the next few years -- and could end up releasing a foldable iPad before it releases a foldable iPhone.

Shoot, edit, and share with the best camera apps for the iPhone in 2019

Each iPhone is more capable than the last when it comes to capturing stills, but the default iOS camera app doesn't give you the most control of your photos. Here are the best apps for getting even more out of your iPhone's camera.

Cool alternatives to your iPhone’s default apps

We explain what happens when you remove Apple's native apps from your iPhone and highlight a few interesting alternatives to the default apps that are worth a look. If you feel like a change, then try switching up your apps.

How to download YouTube videos on an iPhone

From YouTube's own subscription to third-party apps and screen recording, there are plenty of ways to save your YouTube favorites. We show you how to download YouTube videos to your iPhone for viewing anytime, even when you are offline.