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How to have Siri automatically read text messages to you on your AirPods

Siri Announce Messages

Siri has been able to read text messages to you for a while now, but you have always had to ask first, or double tap your AirPods. Making for a truly hands free experience, iOS 13.2 lets Siri read incoming texts automatically, provided you have AirPods 2 or Powerbeats Pro. Here's how to have Siri read your texts to you as soon as you receive them on your iPhone:

Best wallet cases for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Best wallet cases for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

iPhones in recent years have gotten quite big, including the iPhone 11 series. Adding a case makes them even bigger and/or bulkier, but at their hefty prices you definitely want to protect your investment from scratches, dents and cracked screens, if not for your own satisfaction, then at least to hold resale value. So if you are going to add some more bulk to your iPhone, why not lose some elsewhere by getting rid of your wallet? If you typically get by just carrying plastic or a little bit of cash, there are plenty of iPhone cases that double as wallets.

How to scan documents from the Files app on iPhone

How to scan documents from the Files app on iPhone and iPad.

Notes was the first app to feature a scan document option, which debuted with iOS 11. iOS 13 has added that feature to both Mail and Files. It makes the most sense for Files to have a scanner, since you can attach documents from Files to both Notes and Mail, and it gives you a place to store the scanned document if it is something you'll want to access again in the future.

Here's how to scan a document from the Files app on your iPhone:

5 best heavy duty cases for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

5 best heavy duty cases for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

The new iPhone lineup ranges in price from $700 for a base level iPhone 11 to a whopping $1450 for a fully loaded iPhone 11 Pro. Whichever model you have, you are going to want to protect it from dings, scratches and dirt, if not for your own sensibilities, then for those of potential buyers when you are ready to upgrade.

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