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How to send cash on your iPad or iPhone

Apple Pay Cash Wallet

Apple has launched Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11.2 beta 2. This means the peer-to-peer payments service will be availble whenever iOS 11.2 is made public. Apple Pay Cash allows iOS users to send payments to other iOS users through the Messages app.

You can set up Apple Pay Cash through the Wallet app. To set up Apple Pay Cash, open the Wallet app on your device, then tap the Apple Pay Cash card. Follow the prompts and confirm your information once you're redirected to the Settings app. Once your information is confirmed you will be able to access Apple Pay Cash through your Wallet app.

How to use the improved Dock on your iPad in iOS 11 (and later)

iOS 11 iPad Dock

After installing iOS 11 iPad owners will want to familiarize themselves with the redesigned Dock. To access the Dock just swipe up from the bottom of your display at anytime on your iPad. This includes when you're using any apps or from any other screens, like the Home screen.

You can add up to 13 permanent apps to your Dock by using the new Drag and Drop feature in iOS 11. Just drag whatever app you want to the Dock and it will be added for quick access. Continuing to swipe up once the Dock is open will open your Control Center and the new multitasking interface. The Dock also includes 3 suggested apps in addition to your manually added 13. You can disable suggested apps by following these instructions.

How to watch iPhone 8 keynote on your iPad

Apple is set to finally unveil the long rumored iPhone 8 and more on Tuesday, September 12 at 10 a.m. PDT. The event will be live streamed through the Apple Special Event webpage. iOS users can watch the keynote live on their iPhone or iPad using their mobile Safari app. The event will not stream on third-party browsers and you will need to be running iOS 9.0 or later for the stream to work.

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5 iPad apps to help you draft a championship fantasy football team

Fantasy Football 2017

The iPad is one of the most useful tools for fantasy football owners. It not only allows you to keep track of your draft board, but it can be a great way to research information and find tips to help draft a winning team. Downloading the right apps is key to having a successful draft and maintaining your team throughout the fantasy football season. Here are 5 apps that will help you reach the playoffs and win your league championship:

How to screen record on your iPad or iPhone

Apple has made it easier for everyone to become a YouTube star with iOS 11 and the new Screen Recording feature. Screen Recording allows users to create videos of all actions performed on their iPad or iPhone. This includes recording apps for tutorials or the gameplay of any mobile title. Universal screen recording also makes ReplayKit obsolete. This isn’t really an issue since most developers neglected to add screen recording to their apps in the first place.

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How to send 4th of July fireworks in the Messages app

Fireworks iPad

Unlike the phrase "Happy New Year," which automatically triggers the Fireworks screen effect on iOS devices, texting "Happy Fourth of July" (or "4th of July") does nothing. You will have to manually select the Fireworks option if you want to send your friends and family an explosive text message on the fourth. Here's how to send the Fireworks screen effect on your iOS device:

How to enable Single Sign-On for your iPad

TV Provider

Apple introduced Single Sign-On for iOS devices and Apple TV back in 2016, but the service was only supported by a handful of local cable and satellite providers at launch. But that list has grown to 14 since launch so it seemed like a good time to publish a refresher on how to enable the feature on your iOS device.

Single Sign-On allows iOS and Apple TV owners to log-in to all participating apps that require cable and satellite TV provider credentials to access content, such as Bravo Now and Comedy Central. This puts an end to having to sign-in to individual apps over and over using your cable or satellite password, or having to sign-in individually on all your different Apple devices.

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How to use stickers in the Messages app on your iPad

iMessage App Store

One of the new messaging features introduced in iOS 10 is Stickers. These are static or animated images that you can attach to text bubbles in the Messages app. Stickers are available in packs on the App Store. You can access sticker packs by either downloading an app that features its own stickers or by downloading specifically created sticker packs from the iMessage App Store.

The access the iMessage App Store, open your Messages app and tap the grey arrow next to the iMessage text box. Tap the App Store icon to open your app drawer, then tap the four grey dots in the lower left hand corner. Finally, tap the blue + sign labeled "Store" and you will not be able to access all the premium and free available sticker packs.

Are you prepared for iOS 10?

iOS 10

iOS 10 is finally being released on Tuesday, September 13th after being in beta since mid-June. The updated software will introduce a variety of new features to supported devices. Apple previewed most of the new features in iOS 10 at WWDC 2016 earlier this year, and we've already discussed the pros and cons of installing iOS 10 on your iPad. Today we will help you prepare your device for the upcoming upgrade launching tomorrow.

Is the 9.7-inch iPad Pro worth buying?

2016 iPad Pro Lineup

It is time for iPad Air owners to decide if they want to upgrade to the new iPad Pro now that Apple has officially unveiled the 9.7-inch tablet. This decision may be easier this year than past years since there has been a significant amount of time between the iPad launches. The iPad Air 2 was released on October 22, 2014 and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro was announced on Monday, March 21, 2016.

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