The Beginning Guide to iOS: Installing and Managing Apps (Part 4)

The Beginning Guide to iOS: Installing and Managing Apps (Part 4)

In iOS, every function is accomplished with the use of an app. There are native apps that are included with iOS, apps that Apple makes available to you to add more function, and there are also third-party apps that are available. In this article, we will show you how to install and uninstall apps as well as organizing them.

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Getting Your Ways Around The Unobvious Settings in iOS

Getting Your Ways Around The Unobvious Settings in iOS

There is so much information and instruction packed into the General Settings in iOS that it’s really not so general. If you’re looking for more minor general settings, such as how to update your software, or how to find out your serial number, this is the place to go.

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The Ultimate Apple iOS Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Apple iOS Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays around the corner, chances are you are checking off items on the shopping gift list. Today, we will take the mystery out of the various choices presented to you by Apple. From iPhones to iPods to iPads, we will decipher which is best to give to whom.

By Emmanuel Banks -
How to Hard Reset Your iPad [Quick Tips]

How to Hard Reset Your iPad [Quick Tips]

Sometimes your iPad may start to act funny, such as running slow or freezing up. If this ever happens to you, there’s an easy solution that usually takes care of the problem right away. That solution is simply to perform a hard reset on your iPad. Resetting an iPad just means that your data and settings will be refreshed, which helps to reset buggy apps among other things. Basically, it’s like the restart function on your computer.

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The Beginning Guide to iOS: Settings (Part 3)

The Beginning Guide to iOS: Settings (Part 3)

The Settings in your iOS device is one important place where you will spend most of your time on configuring the phone. Continuing our series of the beginner guide to iOS, we will show you how to master the Settings in your iOS devices.

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The Beginning Guide to iOS: Basic Navigation (Part 2)

The Beginning Guide to iOS: Basic Navigation (Part 2)

Navigating around in iOS device is a very easy thing, unless you choose to make it difficult. Continuing our series of the beginner guide to iOS, we will show you how to navigate around in your iOS devices.

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Turn Your Photos Into Music Videos on iOS

Turn Your Photos Into Music Videos on iOS

Have you ever thought of turning your photos stream into interesting music videos to share with your family and friends? It used to be a complicated task involving expensive software and plenty of time. but in iOS, you can now do it easily and effortlessly. Here is how you can turn your photos into music videos in iOS.

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How to Use Tech In Gift Giving [iOS]

How to Use Tech In Gift Giving [iOS]

The difficult part about gift giving is finding out what to give and where to get it. Here, we will show you how you can easily create a gift giving list, finding the best gift, and paying the least amount possible, all from your iPhone.

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Werdsmith For iOS Takes Writing Projects From Start to Finish

Werdsmith For iOS Takes Writing Projects From Start to Finish

I’m a fan of productivity apps and am always downloading note-taking and writing apps. Yet, when it comes to push and shove, I always end up resorting to my tried and true apps of Pages and AwesomeNote for writing on the iPad. Werdsmith is a writing app for iOS that promises to both track your ideas and help you write as you follow your project from start to finish. Does it deliver? Yes, of course.

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Tips For Keeping Your Gadgets Useful in a Storm

Tips For Keeping Your Gadgets Useful in a Storm

Have you ever wondered, in a time without electricity, how can your tech gadgets still be useful? The fact is, with a little preparation, your gadgets can be, and will be useful in a time like storm or heavy snowfall. Check it out.

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Effective Tricks to Score The Best Black Friday Deals

Effective Tricks to Score The Best Black Friday Deals

While you can find plenty of great deals on Black Friday, if you did not plan carefully, you will often end up with stuff that you have totally no use for. In this tutorial, we will show you a few effective tricks to help you score the best Black Friday deals and avoid those costly mistakes.

By Emmanuel Banks -
General Troubleshooting Tips for iOS 6

General Troubleshooting Tips for iOS 6

Sometimes, issues show up in your iPhone and can lead to frustration and annoyance. Here’s a list of steps to go through to troubleshoot your iOS 6 device and get rid of the issues.

By Laura Tucker -
Make the Web Social with HopIn for iOS

Make the Web Social with HopIn for iOS

HopIn is a web browser for iOS with social and bookmarking features embedded. It is built to support gestures where you can simply double-tap to share sites and images. Check it out.

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Solutions for Finding a Lost iPhone

Solutions for Finding a Lost iPhone

Losing your iPhone is more than just losing a hardware device, it also means all your data, contacts, message etc are lost as well. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can use to find your lost iPhone. Check them out.

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Easy Language Translation for the iPhone

Easy Language Translation for the iPhone

There are many language translation apps out there, as well as several websites that will do the same, but none of them take advantage of what the iPhone has to offer quite like Languages does. It makes the best of iOS to the point of it even looking like a native iOS app.

By Laura Tucker -
4 Useful iPhone Contacts Apps to Better Manage Your Friend List

4 Useful iPhone Contacts Apps to Better Manage Your Friend List

The Contacts app in the iPhone may be a functional and usable app, but it is really a weak app compared to others in the market. If you are looking for a better way to manage your contacts, here are four amazing contacts apps that you can use on iPhone.

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Conduct Meetings on the Fly with Anywhere Pad

Conduct Meetings on the Fly with Anywhere Pad

Without surprise, more business meetings nowadays are conducted over the Web than in persons, and many software has spruce up to fulfill that needs. AnyWhere Pad is one useful where you can conduct meetings and collaborate with others right in your mobile devices. Check it out here.

By Laura Tucker -
4 Life Assistant Apps and Websites for iOS Users

4 Life Assistant Apps and Websites for iOS Users

There are many times when we wish we could have a personal assistant who can ensure that everything is in order. Today, we will take a look at four applications for iOS users that make having your life in order and on track an easier task than ever.

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Overview of the iPad Mini Event: What Was Announced?

Overview of the iPad Mini Event: What Was Announced?

In the Apple event today, they announced new updates to the iPad model and multiple Mac models. The main focus, is of course, centered on the iPad Mini. If you have missed the event, here is the recap.

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How to Add Apps to Passbook on iOS

How to Add Apps to Passbook on iOS

The passbook app in iOS is useful only if you make good use of it. Here is how you can add apps to the passbook and fully utilize its functionality.

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4 Fixes to Missing Features in iOS 6 Maps

4 Fixes to Missing Features in iOS 6 Maps

Apple has acknowledged that their mapping service isn’t perfect, but it is growing. However, if you can’t wait that long, no worries, we have four apps that could fill out some of the features previously found in Google Maps – all of which are free!

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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

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Reinventing Scrapbooking with Scrapnote for iPad

Reinventing Scrapbooking with Scrapnote for iPad

When trying out Scrapnote a couple of weeks ago, I mainly did it to give scrapbooking a try. I wasn’t looking at the app as anything outside of that at first, however, as I dug a bit more into the app, I found Scrapnote really reinventing what scrapbooking meant to the modern individual. Let’s check out how it works and how it reinvents itself.

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The New Way of Integrating Google Contacts On Your iPhone

The New Way of Integrating Google Contacts On Your iPhone

Previously, syncing Google contacts to iPhone requires you to connect using Microsoft Exchange. Google has recently released a CardDav sync for its Google Contacts and it is now very easy to get your Google contacts onto your iPhone. Here are the steps.

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How to Get the YouTube App Back in iOS 6

How to Get the YouTube App Back in iOS 6

If you have noticed, iOS 6 removed the YouTube app and doesn’t provide any replacement. Here’s how you can get your YouTube back and watch video on your iOS devices.

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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.

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How To Share Photo Stream Albums on iOS 6 and Mac

How To Share Photo Stream Albums on iOS 6 and Mac

The newest Photo Stream upgrade is the ability to create multiple albums you can share, right from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. If you’re on a Mac, you can also share, modify, comment and edit these pictures on Apple’s iPhoto software.

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The iPhone 5 Shopping Bag: Essential Apps and Accessories

The iPhone 5 Shopping Bag: Essential Apps and Accessories

If you are a proud iPhone 5 owner, the next thing you will look out for are the accessories (many of which are a bit essential) and the apps that work on the bigger screen. Today, we have a list of both below.

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6 Free Essential House Hunting Apps for iOS

6 Free Essential House Hunting Apps for iOS

For those who are looking for homes, whether you’re a college student finally moving off campus or a family looking to get out of renting, here are six free applications for iOS we recommend for you.

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The Apple iPhone 5 has Landed: What Was Announced!

The Apple iPhone 5 has Landed: What Was Announced!

The iPhone 5 has finally been announced. We have been waiting for months for the device, and Apple confirmed it on Wednesday at their event at Yerba Buena Convention Center in San Francisco. If you have missed the whole event, here is a quick recap of what is new, and why the iPhone 5 may make your pockets a bit empty at the end of the day.

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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.

By Laura Tucker -
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.

By Laura Tucker -
Learning the Gestures and the Touchscreen on an iPad

Learning the Gestures and the Touchscreen on an iPad

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.

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4 Apps That Help You to Save Money [iOS]

4 Apps That Help You to Save Money [iOS]

With recessionary clouds looming large on the economies across the world, people these days are in need of saving money. We have found several such apps for iOS that can assist you with money saving and management.

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The Right Way to Handle PDFs in iOS

The Right Way to Handle PDFs in iOS

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.

By Laura Tucker -
Need A Eye Test? There’re Apps For That [iOS]

Need A Eye Test? There’re Apps For That [iOS]

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.

By Laura Tucker -
How to Manage And Maximize Your iCloud Storage

How to Manage And Maximize Your iCloud Storage

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.

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Tips for Managing Your WordPress Blog on An iPad

Tips for Managing Your WordPress Blog on An iPad

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.

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Bring The Browser to Your Apple TV

Bring The Browser to Your Apple TV

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.

By Laura Tucker -
How to Protect Your iPhone From Being Stolen

How to Protect Your iPhone From Being Stolen

Losing your iPhone is more than just losing the hardware, it also means that all your data are lost, and potentially accessed by hacker that use them with bad intention. While it is difficult to prevent you from losing your own phone, there are ways that you can use to make the retrieval process much easier, or make accessing the data an impossible task.

By Emmanuel Banks -
MTE Explains: What You Need to Know About AirPrint For iOS

MTE Explains: What You Need to Know About AirPrint For iOS

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.

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Read Your Fill of Magazines with Next Issue iOS App

Read Your Fill of Magazines with Next Issue iOS App

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 […]

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Lemon.com Wallet Set to Challenge Passbook for iOS 6

Lemon.com Wallet Set to Challenge Passbook for iOS 6

Before Apple Mobile iOS 6’s new Passbook app even arrives on the market in a few months, Lemon.com Wallet app is poised to grab the market before Apple even gets a crack at them. It does more than Passbook will, but also has its struggles due to not being a native iOS app. Is it […]

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