Apple iOS 7 Tips and Tricks: What You Need to Know
Michael A. Prospero, LAPTOP Reviews Editor
In addition to a flatter, cleaner interface, iOS 7, Apple’s new mobile operating system has a number of new features, as well as improvements to existing apps. Here are some quick tutorials on how to use such features as notifications, Control Center, multitasking, and Safari and the Camera in iOS 7.
How to Use Control Center
One of the best features of iOS 7 is its new Control Center, which lets you toggle various functions, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and screen brightness right from the Home screen.
With the introduction of iOS 7, Apple is getting in on the radio app craze. iTunes Radio allows you to stream music from the Internet, much like Pandora and Slacker. Here's a quick look at how to start jamming.
Apple's AirDrop, a wireless file-transfer feature, is now a part of iOS 7. This technology uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to make an ad hoc connection between two iOS 7 devices, letting you copy files quickly and easily. Here's how to use it.
Safari's mobile makeover isn't just skin deep, thanks to new features such as tabbed browsing, private mode, graphically appealing bookmarks and viewing shared links with others. Here's our step-by-step instructions on how to get started.
In addition to making the user interface design more minimalist, Apple added a few new features to its native Camera app with iOS 7. To make the most of your new iPhone camera, you'll want to learn all about the new features. Here's how to use them.