How to force restart iPhone X

How to force reboot iPhone X when it is stuck.

Occasionally a buggy app or a new iOS update will result in instability that sometimes causes your iPhone to freeze or become otherwise unresponsive. Instances of this sort require you to force a reboot (aka hard reset, hard reboot, force restart, force reboot). A force reboot will retain your data, so it's not like doing a factory reset which erases everything. Hopefully after restarting you will be able to get rid of the offending app or revert to an earlier more stable version of iOS.

How to use Type to Siri on iPhone

Type to Siri toggle

Asking Siri questions verbally can be convenient, and Apple has designed its personal assistant to operate completely hands free with Hey Siri. This voice functionality takes on new importance with products such as the HomePod. There are situations, however where iPhone and iPad owners may want to access Siri without making any noise. In quiet areas where speaking out loud would be disruptive, Siri can be used silently with Type to Siri.

iOS App of the Week: Banner Saga 1 & 2

Banner Saga

My PlayStation 4 has primarily been used as an expensive Netflix box since I bought it a few years ago. After being disappointed by my previous purchases, Friday the 13th and Fallout 4, just to name a few, I've been a bit gun shy with my money. It took someone giving me a couple of gift cards to give me the courage to try my luck with the PS4 Shop again, and I'm glad I finally did.

Apple to release AirPower charging mat by month's end


Apple surprised the world last fall when the company revealed it was working on a wireless charging mat called AirPower. With AirPower, owners of multiple Apple devices can charge up to three things at the same time. For example, an iPhone, Apple Watch and a set of AirPods can all be charged on the same mat.

Collect dinosaurs in the new AR game Jurassic World Alive coming to iOS this spring

Turning popular movies and television shows into AR games is the newest trend with Harry Potter, Ghostbusters, and now Jurassic World, all following in Pokémon Go's footsteps. Montreal-based video game company Ludia has teamed up with Universal Studios to bring dinosaurs to iPhone and Android devices.


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