It’s no secret that the new Maps app in the iOS 6 is not up to par. While you can’t get the old app back, you can emulate it via your browser or use some of the third-party maps apps. Here’s the fix.
Articles by Laura Tucker
If you’re handling a presentation or just lounging at home watching a movie or listening to some music, it’s not always the most convenient to get up and walk over to your computer to change the station, the volume, click to the next slide, etc. It would be nice to have a little remote, wouldn’t it?
The release of the new Amazon Kindle Fire makes the selection of a tablet a more difficult task. If you are sourcing for a tablet, this article shows the differences between the Kindle Fire and iPad and help you decide which tablet you should get.
It used to be that we would get funny and interesting links shared with us through numerous emails. Now, more often than not, we get those same links shared on Facebook, Twitter and many other places. Here are a few different ways to tell if a link and the website is safe for browsing, for both desktop and mobile devices.
CaptureNotes 2 works exactly like notebooks and binders do from our paper world, but does so in the best way for an iPad. Organized students have a binder for each subject, and different notebooks within. They have colored flags to note important pages. Captured Notes has all that.
There are a number of apps for iOS that can help monitor hurricanes. They go further than the regular weather apps do. While many of them cost a dollar or two or more, there are also three apps that are free that do everything you need or want them to, eliminating the need to spend anything on them.
It can be a learning process for sure to figure out the way around an iPad’s touchscreen, from gestures to simply selecting something on a touchscreen. The following is a listing of the gestures, as well as the different tapping and selecting methods for the iPad.
I am sure you have heard of these “Mac vs PC” debate and you are probably in one of these camps. This article updates the current situation of PC and Mac and helps you to decide which you should get for your next computer.
Did you ever wish you can bring a portable charger with you, or charge two devices at once? Here are some gadgets that can do a little extra and make life just a little more convenient for you.
Viewing PDFs in iOS just got a little easier with the new app PDF Cabinet. It’s hard to find an app that will do what you want with storing, annotating, and organizing PDFs, but PDF Cabinet can do them all.
If you live in a large metropolitan area, most likely everywhere you go, you will stay within the 3G bandwidth. Once you travel outside your area, you can lose that bandwidth to either the EDGE network or even even no network at all. The following gives a quick reference to the evolution of bandwidths and how they’re used, as well as the difference between the currently available bandwidths.
The time will always arrive when your eyes are failing and you need to go for a eye checkup, but before you do that, why not do your own eye test with your iPhone? Yes, there are apps for that.
iCloud is very useful for storing backup, but if you don’t monitor it, it could run wild and fill up your available storage space very quickly. Through the Settings app, you can monitor and manage your iCloud account.
It seems that iPad would be the perfect device for blogging, but this just isn’t the case. Here are some workarounds if you insist to manage your WordPress blog on your iPad.
Do you have a laptop with damaged screen? Should you change the whole laptop? Send for repair? Or simply dispose it? Here are all the options you have.
One of the functions that seems to be missing from the Apple TV is the ability to see your browser on your TV. Sometimes it’s nice to have that information on the big screen so that everyone in the room can see it. Also great would be the ability to see maps, Facebook photos, and documents.
Having difficulty in downloading the Mountain Lion OS from the App Store? Here’s the fix for that.
File management in iOS is a tedious task, let alone unzipping and zipping of a file. iZip solves that by easily allowing you to unzip and zip files, right within the app.
In today’s networked world, having WiFi is almost a necessity. So many devices depend on having WiFi, from computers to mobile devices to even television systems. This means printers need to be able to connect to WiFi too, and for iOS devices, that’s where AirPrint-enabled printers come into play.
There are several options for reading magazines on iOS devices, from apps for individual magazines, to Newsstand, to services that offer a multitude of different magazines. It can be costly to find a way to get digital versions of all your favorite magazines loaded on your iPad. Enter Next Issue, which has been referred to […]