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Emmanuel Banks has been a writer with Make Tech Easier since August 2011. Emmanuel loves anything related to technology and social media. When Emmanuel isn't working, he enjoys traveling and trying out the latest tech gadget.

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How Apple Helps Shape the New Era For Education

How Apple Helps Shape the New Era For Education

Apple has made a lot of products that helps individuals in their everyday lives. The products range from easy computing, to calling, and listening to your favorite tunes. However, one large impact that is well known from Apple is their impact on education. More and more schools are beginning to implement Apple products into their […]

How to Organize Your iPhone Home Screen In A More Productive Way

How to Organize Your iPhone Home Screen In A More Productive Way

The home screen of any iPhone user is more important than what some may think. A properly arranged home screen looks more pleasing to the eyes and helps to improve your productivity. Some people just love the random way that iPhone places the apps, while others will put in plenty of effort to get their […]

Bite Hunter for iPhone Review

Bite Hunter for iPhone Review

In our current economic times, eating out for some individuals is becoming more of a luxury. For this reason, finding deals went from being an added bonus to being a necessity for eating out. Various websites and applications offer great deals and coupons for its users, however, to take advantage of the deals you must […]

8 Hidden iOS Features You Might Not Know

8 Hidden iOS Features You Might Not Know

The iOS 5 software has been available for a while. Since then, most iOS users are getting acquainted with their new OS. However, very few people know or have taken advantage of the hundreds of features included in the new iOS. Part of the reason behind this is because they may not find use in […]

Utilizing Your Mac During the Holiday Season

Utilizing Your Mac During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full force after the Thanksgiving holiday. Many families will be sitting around the table for holiday dinners, going to holiday gatherings, and other holiday activities. As a result, individuals want to capture these moments to remember later on. Some have to wait for photos to develop, venture out in the […]

How to Keep Control of Your Cellular Data [iPhone, AT&T]

How to Keep Control of Your Cellular Data [iPhone, AT&T]

Cellular data has been a big topic in the tech world recently. Sprint recently cancelled unlimited data for hotspots, net books, and tablets. There is news that a new cellular service is offering $19 unlimited everything plan, but with a huge catch. All of this coupled with AT&T cancelling unlimited data last year to users […]

How to Update Social Networks With Siri [iPhone 4S]

How to Update Social Networks With Siri [iPhone 4S]

Siri is a feature on iPhone 4S that some are calling the brain of the device. You can ask Siri a question, have it perform a task, and much more. However, one feature that Siri lacks is the ability to update your social networking websites. Despite Twitter integration in photos, YouTube, and even maps, Twitter […]

iOS 5 Troubleshooting Tips

iOS 5 Troubleshooting Tips

iOS 5 has been available for over a week now. Make Tech Easier has tested it out, millions have downloaded the software, and it’s been seen as the best iOS yet. However, there are a large handful of individuals who are without iOS 5. The reasons are numerous, they have a 3G, they wanted to […]

What You Need To Know About iCloud

What You Need To Know About iCloud

One of the largest products of iOS 5 is iCloud. The service was first revealed when several Apple users reported seeing a “Purchased” tab on their iOS devices. From there, you can click on an app or song and re-download it from the “cloud”. Now, we are presented with a fully released service that has […]

Top iOS 5 Features

Top iOS 5 Features

iOS 5 has been out for four days now. So it’s the perfect time to give our impressions on some of the features now that they are out of the box. By far, iOS 5 is the best iOS yet. The focus this time around wasn’t to just please customers by solving their grievances of […]

The Ultimate iPhone Buyer’s Guide

The Ultimate iPhone Buyer’s Guide

The iPhone 4S was announced last week at a special invitation Apple event. This announcement made some individuals immediately make plans to go for an upgrade. However, new customers and those stuck in contracts are given a new dilemma, which iPhone should they upgrade to. The current situation has made the iPhone an affordable option […]

Exploring the World With an iPhone

Exploring the World With an iPhone

Travel is an activity that we can enjoy year-round. However, from retirees to people observing their gap year, an extended vacation is a great way for many individuals to find out more about themselves. The ability to be exposed to various situations can allow you to see how large the world is. The iPhone is […]

How to Sell Your Old iPhone

How to Sell Your Old iPhone

With the increasing news of the new iPhone 5 (or 4S depending on who you ask), there are many customers with older models that are interested in finally making the upgrade. However, new iPhone 4 customers added with new 3GS customers (the device had a recent price drop, increasing interested customers), there aren’t a lot […]

9 iPhone Apps for Your Daily Life

9 iPhone Apps for Your Daily Life

The iPhone has become an intricate part of the daily lives of its users. The Apple App Store has helped make this possible. The large variety of applications has made the saying, “there’s an app for everything” true. Today, we will take a look at nine wonderful applications that will make your daily life easier. […]

6 Must Have iPhone Apps for Foodies

6 Must Have iPhone Apps for Foodies

As a foodie, I know how important it is to find the best places to eat in your city. However, It is a harder feat than you may think to find these places. Some of the best locations to eat in your city are sometimes relatively unknown, unlike the big box fast food places in […]

The Ultimate Mac Buyer’s Guide

The Ultimate Mac Buyer’s Guide

After years of using Windows, you have decided to make the switch over to Mac. Chances are, you either want to confirm the hype for yourself or prove the Apple deniers wrong. You are at the point where you know that this switch is right for you, but you aren’t sure what to switch to. […]

10 Back to School Apps for Mac

10 Back to School Apps for Mac

The beginning of the school year can be quite hectic, however resources available to students online can make the year a lot easier. The Mac App Store can be a great starting point for students. The store allows you to download applications on a system that you use each day, your computer. Here are a […]

Mac Maintenance: From Inside and Out

Mac Maintenance: From Inside and Out

There’s no doubt that there have been a lot of updates for Macs lately. Aside from the routine software updates, the new operating system, OS X Lion, has put a hamper on many Apple computers. With systems being stressed, most Macs are crying for a break and hoping for a little maintenance. Aside from cleaning […]