Interview with Neven Mrgan of Panic Inc. 0

Neven Mrgan is a graphic designer and writer who has worked on everything from apps to games. You might know him from his work with Panic where he’s designed software like Coda and Transmit, or his work with games such as Firewatch, Space Age, Grayout and more....

How to use Launch Center Pro to scan QR Codes 0

Over the years the camera on the iPhone has gotten dramatically better. Apple keeps adding new features to make snapping photos and recording videos easier, but unfortunately you still can’t use it to scan QR Codes. QR Codes can be implemented for a variety of uses such as website or...

Episode 11: Return of the apps – the AFP comeback episode 3

This week on the App Factor podcast we talk about where we’ve been and what’s happened since our last episode. We also dip into Pokemon Go & fitness, the Mini-NES, investing, travel apps and much more!...

How to use your iPhone or Apple Watch with Bluetooth headphones 1

Rumors are running rampant about the new iPhone not having a headphone jack. Whether or not that’ll be the case once the phone ships in the Fall, it’s great to know alternative ways to listen to podcasts, music and more from your devices. You can set up your iPhone and...

How to use text replacement shortcuts on iOS 0

One of the most underrated features on iOS is that of text replacement by using text shortcuts. On iOS, Apple provides basic text replacement hidden in the Settings app. If you’re already familiar with the concept of autotext, you’ll understand text replacement...

3 apps that make getting fit fun 0

Many times the hardest part is not the act of doing the thing you were trying to do, but to get past the resistance to even start at all. Getting exercise is one of the biggest places where resistance can creep up. There are tons of exercise apps out there...

Echo tips: How to set Spotify as your default music library 0

Love using your Amazon Echo, but want to use Spotify as the default music library? We’ve got you covered. This post shows you exactly how to set Spotify as your default so you’ll never have to say “on Spotify” again....

How to add a legacy contact to Facebook 0

What happens to your social accounts after you pass on? Thankfully, Facebook has an option to add a legacy contact so that you can have a trusted person give information to your friends and family at a very trying time....

Best two-factor authentication apps 1

It’s a necessity to be safe regarding your online presence, which is why I always enable two-factor authentication for every online account I have. For those who don’t have this already enabled on their logins, two-factor authentication will ask you for a numerical pin after logging in using your password....

Interview with Ben McCarthy, developer of Obscura 0

A while back I started noticing a couple of the folks I follow on Twitter posting some beautiful pictures. What I came to find out is that they were beta testing a new camera app called Obscura. Obscura is amazing and has replaced the stock Camera app on my iPhone....

How to add multiple tasks to OmniFocus using Workflow 0

Looking to get all the stuff out of your brain into a task manager with one worfklow? We have you covered! Check out this Workflow to Omnifocus how to....

Snapchat tips: How to add music to your snaps 0

Snapchat stories are one of the most fun features of the app. If you want to add a soundtrack to your day, adding music to your snaps is a great way to make them stand out....

3 third-party keyboards that’ll help you communicate better 5

With iOS 10 on the horizon, Messages users are about to get a ton of different fun messaging features and ways to communicate. There are a number of third-party keyboards available on the App Store, and while there still might be some kinks as to how quickly they load up,...

How to stop your iPhone from disturbing your sleep 2

We all love our devices, but oftentimes they can affect our sleep in a major way. You probably already know that we need a good amount of undisturbed sleep to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few tips you can use to get a better night’s rest and keep...

5 helpful tips every Tweetbot user should know 0

Tweetbot has been my Twitter client of choice since the first time I used an iPhone. The official Twitter client has features tucked away and occasionally is not as intuitive as other 3rd party apps. As a long time Tweetbot user, I’d like to share some useful tips to help...

Best grilling and BBQ apps for iPhone 0

It’s the perfect season for grilling outside, but what if you have no clue what you’re doing behind the grill? With these apps you’ll find out how to get recipes, master techniques, and time your food just right. These apps are sure to help you go from an amateur to...

Best apps to mark up and annotate images on iPhone 5

One question I’m asked on a regular basis is “What apps are you using to mark up and annotate your images?” A few years ago, I would have told you that it wasn’t an easy task on iOS and you were better off using a Mac app, such as Napkin ....

How to share pictures directly to Instagram from the Photos app 1

I’ve never understood why there is no Instagram share extension for sharing pictures directly from the Photos app on my iPhone. In many cases, I prefer editing photos with apps like Afterlight or Polarr , both of which support app extensions and allow me to edit without ever having to leave the...

How to make your iPhone or iPad charge faster 12

All of us have been there, we have somewhere to be but our iPhone or iPad desperately needs to be charged. If you don’t have a battery pack at your disposal and are stuck waiting around, there’s a simple way you can make your iPhone or iPad charge faster....

How to share Apple Music and Spotify playlists the easy way 1

I was initially interested in Soundshare because I had been using Apple Music for the past couple of months and missed the collaborative playlists feature from Spotify, which I had used for years. Soundshare gives you the superpower to combine playlists no matter what music service you or your friends...