It isn’t enough to have great new devices, apps, and games — you also have to know how to use them. Here at The Verge, we offer step-by-step how-tos for experienced and new users who are working with online, macOS, Windows, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android apps, services, phones, laptops, and other tools. From simple instructions on how to install and use new devices, to little-known strategies on how to take advantage of hidden features and the best methods for adding power or storage, we’ve got your technological back.
A new accessibility setting in iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 makes the long-press much more responsive and efficient.
Now that the iPhone’s latest OS is out of beta and available to everyone, it’s time to try out some of those new features. One of our favorites is Standby mode, which turns your iPhone into a cool smart display while it’s charging. Here’s how to use it.
In fact, Apple has had an Assistive Touch accessibility feature since 2021; it lets you use a variety of gestures and arm movements to control your watch. Double-tap, which will be available in October for the Apple Watch Series 9, will require less setup, but you can use Assistive Touch today without a new watch.
If you’re thinking about upgrading to one of the new line of iPhone 15s, you’re not going to need your old Lightning cables. In fact, you may have lots of other outdated tech sitting around the house that you’re not using. We’ve put together a rundown of how you can responsibly get rid of old tech, clothing, books, and other clutter.
In the approximately ten months since Elon Musk took over Twitter, there’s hardly been a week when the social network (or its owner) wasn’t in upheaval. So while some people are staying put, others are moving on. If you’re one of the latter, it’s probably a good idea to delete all your previous tweets first. Here’s how.
While there’s some indication that iPhone 14 and 14 Pro batteries may not be as resilient as they should be, even the best batteries don’t last forever. If yours is starting to give out sooner than you’d like, you can have Apple replace it — or do it yourself. Here’s how to deal with a battery that’s losing its moxie.
This is, according to Mozilla, to make the app more secure, so not a big deal, right? If for any reason you don’t want to change your registration — or if you’re just interested in what other article-saving apps are out there — we’ve got a few alternatives for you.