About Laura Tucker

Laura splits her time between being a movie and television reviewer as well as a tech writer. Along with writing and editing at MTE, she is the site admin of realityshack.com , and the chief editor of applemagazine.com.

Articles by Laura Tucker

How to Set a Custom Vibration in iOS6

How to Set a Custom Vibration in iOS6

iOS 6 now has several different vibrations and also allows you to create your own vibration that helps you identify why your phone is going off and if it’s important enough for you to leave the meeting, church, class, etc. Here is how you can create your own vibration in iOS 6

Easy Fixes For The iOS 6 Maps Issue

Easy Fixes For The iOS 6 Maps Issue

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.

Using iPhone or iPod Touch as Wireless Mouse

Using iPhone or iPod Touch as Wireless Mouse

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 Differences Between an iPad and a Kindle Fire

The Differences Between an iPad and a Kindle Fire

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.

How to Check If A Website is Safe for Browsing

How to Check If A Website is Safe for Browsing

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.

The Way Notes Should Work on an iPad

The Way Notes Should Work on an iPad

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.

Apps to Help Track Hurricanes [iOS]

Apps to Help Track Hurricanes [iOS]

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.