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iOS 10.3 saves space, iTunes U annotations, Chump iPhone, Facebook Location, find your AirPods


Apple’s iOS 10.3 update can reclaim as much as 7.8GB of available storage — While the feature enhancements of new OS updates generally take up more of your available storage, Apple’s latest iOS 10.3 update has freed up gigabytes of available storage for many users making the upgrade.

Apple updates iTunes U for iOS with photo annotations, video messages — Apple on Tuesday updated iTunes U with a handful of new features, including improved annotation options and ways of sharing and accessing media.

Despite his prior calls for an Apple boycott, Trump is still using a new iPhone to tweet — President Donald Trump is the proud owner of a new iPhone. America’s commander-in-chief is now confirmed to be tweeting from a device he called on supporters to boycott during last year’s campaign, citing the tech giant’s refusal to cooperate with authorities investigating the San Bernardino shootings.
White House director of social media, and senior advisor to Trump, Dan Scavino Jr took to Twitter Tuesday night to reveal the president’s smartphone buy.

How to use Facebook Messenger’s new Live Location feature on iPhone — Facebook this week introduced Live Location to its Messenger app for iOS, letting people temporarily track each other when trying to rendezvous. Here’s how to make use of the feature on your iPhone.

Using Find My AirPods in iOS 10.3 — iOS 10.3 includes the new Find My AirPods feature, and here’s how you’ll use this fine new ability.

iOS 10.3 saves space, more Wifi calling, find those 32-bit apps


(Image from Apple NZ’s iOS 10.3 page)

iOS 10.3 can save you some serious storage space — One of the main features of iOS 10.3 is the new Apple File System. Apple needed a new more modern file system and Apple File System should suffice for years to come and brings a common file system to all Apple products from the Mac to the Apple Watch. (The Mac will receive this updated file system later this year.)
Before iOS 10.3 Marty Edwards had 210.26 GB free on his iPhone. A few hours later Marty had gained about 5GB and by the next morning available space was up to 222.1 GB.

Apple extends VoLTE & Wi-Fi iPhone calling to more carriers in UK, Russia & other countries — With the release of iOS 10.3 on Monday, Apple has also extended Wi-Fi and VoLTE (voice-over-LTE) calling to more carriers worldwide, most notably enabling both options for the U.K. branch of O2.
Wi-Fi calling, enabled through the Phone menu in the iOS Settings app, may be particularly important to some iPhone owners. On its own it can improve call quality, but in some cases calls can also be redirected to Macs, iPads, iPods, and Apple Watches associated with the same Apple ID, even if the iPhone itself isn’t nearby.

How to identify all the 32-bit apps installed on your iPhone running iOS 10.3 — The day is rapidly approaching where Apple will just disallow 32-bit apps from running on iOS, maybe as soon as iOS 11. AppleInsider shows you how to identify which apps installed on your iPhone are 32-bit – and points out some problems that Apple needs to rectify before that day comes.