Apple's Climb to $1 Trillion, iPhone Photography Tips & Top Gear We're Loving

In the 90th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast, the team explores how Apple became the first company to reach a $1 trillion valuation upon releasing its third quarter earnings report. Other topics include how to outsmart the pesky typing awareness indicator in iMessages, how to take better photos on your iPhone, and how to view your step count on your Apple Watch.

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor of iPhone Life magazine. Previously she wrote for savvyvegetarian.com and was the Associate Editor of the Iowa Source for many years.