The proactive Siri assistant learns your routines across the apps you use on your iPhone and iPad, then suggests an easy way to perform common tasks on the Lock screen. You can reduce information overload by excluding these Lock screen shortcut suggestions for any apps that you don’t care about, as explained in our step-by-step tutorial.
A handy notification icon—a little red dot at the top of your watch face—appears every time you get a new notification. Do you find it a bit distracting? If so, follow the steps laid out in this tutorial to hide the notification icon so it no longer appears when you have unread notifications.
This handy shortcut for your iOS 12+ device makes it easy to text multiple people at once via the Messages app but as individual SMS messages rather than a group chat. iDB shows you how to use and customize it to your liking.
One of the many ways you can boost your privacy entails preventing the full notification from appearing unless it’s specifically tapped. iDB shows you how to keep notifications on your Apple Watch private.
Apple Watch Series 4 can detect hard falls and if required, initiate a call to emergency services and alert your emergency contacts. Off by default, it turns on automatically if you’re 65+ years old. In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to enable, set up and use this potentially life-saving feature.
The new Instagram nametag feature lets you create a virtual identification card that permits people to find your Instagram profile and follow you by scanning it. This step-by-step tutorial guides you through creating your own Instagram nametag.
Spark’s Dark theme was designed to match Mojave’s new Dark Mode. But unlike many other apps, Spark includes toggles that give you more control over its color themes, including switching between darkener and lighter looks regardless of the user’s system-wide choice. This lets you use Spark’s darkened interface even if your Mac is set to use the default Light (Aqua) appearance, and vice versa, and iDB shows you how.