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iOS 7.1 is a very bright operating system. It has a lot of white going on and looking at your phone at night can be blinding. If simply turning down the brightness isn't enough, Cult of Mac outlines a couple of settings that help you tone down the visuals in iOS.

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iOS 7 confused and frustrated some of us due to a lack of actual buttons in many parts of the interface. Instead, Apple opted for only text that wasn't always an obvious tapping point and was sometimes difficult to touch accurately. In iOS 7.1, you can bring buttons back and save your fingers some trouble.

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One change not everyone liked in iOS 7: it doesn't show the full name of the sender for text messages. If you know multiple people with the same name, this can get a little confusing. Fortunately, a simple setting can add a little context to make sure you know who you're talking to.

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When you are setting an event in your calendar, chances are that the nearest rounded-off number will do. But the calendar app in iOS 7 gives you only single-digit intervals by default in the 'minutes' column. Fortunately, you can change that to the old 5-minute intervals of iOS 6 with a double-tap.

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If you work on your iPad with an external keyboard then you know that only a small handful of keyboard shortcuts actually work. However, Tao of Mac points out that the latest version of Safari has added a couple of handy shortcuts for navigation.

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iOS 7 has only been officially available since last week, but in that time two separate lockscreen exploits have emerged that make it possible to access apps and make calls on a phone even if you don't have the passcode. How is it that these flaws can emerge in a platform that was widely tested for months before release, and what lessons can we learn from them?