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16 very useful iPhone hacks

The iPhone is a phone full of secrets, unlimited access of the Internet and superb experience of multimedia. It is known for its user-friendly interface, but most people don’t actually know how to use all of the features on their phone. Here are some features in your iPhone you probably didn’t know about along with other cool tips and tricks

1. Keyboard shortcuts will help you save time


via Archiengineering

Use this to add terms that Auto correct doesn’t recognize

2. The compass can also be used as a level


via Yahoo / Alyssa Bereznak

Swipe left and your compass is open

3. Take close up photos by using a laser pointer and a bobby pin


via Mind Blowing Things

A link to the tutorial- http://lovetbbt.blogspot.ca/2013/09/amazing-way-to-take-incredible-pictures.html?m=1

4. Create last minute speakers from an empty toilet paper roll and cups


via reddit/u/JamieBigEvil

5. This will do the trick as well


via Gotta Be Mobile / Craig Lloyd

Great for people who don’t wake up from their alarm…

6. The guided access feature will help you prevent people from browsing through other apps on your phone


via Simply Designing / Kelly Alford

7. The ‘Find Me’ app will help you discover your phone when you lost it around the house


via Our Thrifty Ideas

Even when it’s on silent!

8. Create your own phone mount using a binder clip and elastic bands


via Romance on a Dime

Make sure your clip is big enough http://romanceonadime.com/take-it-on-tuesday/take-it-on-tuesday-40-diy-car-mount-for-your-cell-phone/

9. Receive important calls and modify the Do Not Disturb settings

via HongKiat / Sofia AK

Create a group in your contacts to take advantage f the feature

10. Use the ‘Hey Siri’ feature when on the road


via Gotta Be Mobile / Travis Pope

As long as your iPhone is plugged in, you can activate siri by saying “Hey Siri”

11. View time stamps on messages


via iMore / Allyson Kazmucha

Hold the message bubble and slide left

12. Speed up charging by putting your phone on airplane mode


via Teach Me iOS

13.  Invert colors to darken your screen at night and save battery life


via Wonder How To / Nelson Aguilar 

14. Make it easy to find your charger and paint it with glow in the dark nail polish


via The Luxury Spot

15. Use the + button on your headphones to take photos


via Buzzfeed / Alanna Okun

16. HDR mode will produce great quality pictures


via Lifehacker / Whitson Gordon

12 Haunting Facts About The Titanic That You’ve Never Heard Before

1 There was a Japanese survivor who escaped the ship. But when he returned to Japan, he was shamed, and told he should have gone down with the ship.


2 One of the most emotional moments of the Titanic film is when the band members continue playing to calm down the passengers. And this ACTUALLY happened. They played for hours after the ship hit the iceberg.


3 If the iceberg had been seen only 30 seconds before it was, and the Captain was notified, the accident could have been avoided.


4 Milton Hershey, a.k.a. the man who’s behind one of the greatest chocolate bars of all time, had tickets to be on the Titanic, but changed his plans.


Three Women Put A Camera In The Car. When They Look Up? Millions Of People Are Stunned!

The headbanging scene in “Wayne’s World” goes down in history as one of the most classic movies scenes of all time. Just one reason why this video is getting so much attention!

While on a road trip, Australian female comedy trio “SketchShe” decided to unleash their inner girl power unto the world of YouTube with their own rendition of Queen’s classic hit, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Only this time, it’s called “Bohemian Carsody.”

This video went viral in just a few days; it already has more than two million views! It doesn’t hurt that these women are drop-dead gorgeous, but they’re also confident, bold and hilarious to boot.

Comprised of Shae-Lee, Lana and Madison, SketchShe is known for their “cheeky and brazen mixed bag of sketches and characters to tickle your funny bone.”


iPhone 5S: All the New Features Evaluated

#1 Introducing, the iPhone 5s

The newest iPhone looks similar, but there are some dramatic software and hardware upgrades hidden inside.


#2 Super Fast Processing Chip

-With this incredibly powerful chip the 5S will have the capability to run at 2x the speed of the iPhone 5, made possible by a better chip and an upgrade from a 32 to a 64 bit operating system

 #3 Apps Still Run at 32 bit

Sure the developers will catch up, but as of now all the apps are designed to run at 32 bits and won’t be able to take advantage of the 64 bit system for a while. The iPhone’s menus will run faster, but when was the last time you felt like they were running slow?

#4 Touch ID


-On the home button there’s a sensor that scans your fingerprint to unlock the phone in lieu of the traditional passcode.

-Touch ID will make the iPhone almost impossible to use once stolen, which will hopefully deter theft.

-When shopping for apps or music you now swipe your fingerprint to finalize the purchase instead of typing in your iTunes passcode

-The fingerprint ID information is stored on your phone, not on any type of Apple server

-Home button still feels the same, and fingerprint scanning process is very fast

#5 Privacy Violation?

Although Apple says your fingerprint ID information is stored on a chip inside your iPhone, does that truly mean they couldn’t ever access it if they wanted to? Would they tell us if they could?

They’re already tracking our every move, and listening to our phone calls so does it really matter if they know what our thumb looks like?