Find My iPhone as a Native iOS App

Find My iPhone as a Native iOS App

Find My iPhone now comes as a standard app with iOS 5. It used to be both limiting and complicated, but now it just works along with iCloud, another iOS 5 freebie.

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Apple Textbooks: On Its Way to Revolutionizing Education

Apple Textbooks: On Its Way to Revolutionizing Education

The latest brainchild out of the Apple idea factory is textbooks that are published through their iBooks app. While it may seem like Apple is sticking its nose in an area it doesn’t need to be in, the ideas so far, in just the beginning stages of the program, are definitely admirable. It’s easy to […]

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How to Add Photos to Facebook on iPad More Easily

How to Add Photos to Facebook on iPad More Easily

If there’s one thing that bothers me about the Facebook app for iPad, it’s that I can’t add captions onto my photos. I can do that by opening Facebook in Safari, but I can’t add the photos through there, nor can I do batch photos. This means a process of constantly moving back and forth […]

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4 Apps To Make Your Valentine’s Day Special [iOS]

4 Apps To Make Your Valentine’s Day Special [iOS]

Valentine’s Day is one of, if not the, most romantic day on the gregorian calendar. It is the day when you must impress your most loved one with a special dinner or anything that will make them feel special and loved. However, this pressure can be deemed too stressful for us guys out there who […]

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How to Keep Data on iOS Device Private

How to Keep Data on iOS Device Private

One of the problems with iOS devices is that they are so universal and can do so many different things that they often aren’t used by just one person. Yet sometimes you have pictures, notes, and websites that you might not want the whole family privy to. That’s where My Secret App comes in handy. […]

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Keeping Your Kids Safe on iOS Devices

Keeping Your Kids Safe on iOS Devices

If there is one thing more disturbing on the news these days, it’s the amount of trusted adults that are being arrested for sexual offenses on kids. It makes parents lose all sense of how to keep their children safe, when they don’t even know if the child’s teacher, coach, uncle, or neighbor can be […]

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How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

For many consumers these days, a Mac of any type can be a really difficult purchase to make. Some individuals find the price too difficult to look past. This makes some people feel that there are no alternatives toward getting a Mac, with some refurbished models still considered quite high. However, there is a great […]

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4 Dictionary Apps Every iPhone User Should Know About

4 Dictionary Apps Every iPhone User Should Know About

What do you do when you come across a difficult word when reading news on your iPhone? You can either go online to google the meaning of the word, or check up the physical dictionary for the word. Wouldn’t it be great if there is an app for checking up word(s)? Wait, there are indeed […]

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Performing Search In iOS: What’s Your Alternatives?

Performing Search In iOS: What’s Your Alternatives?

With iOS, there are choices when using a search engine. You can either use it from within Safari or another browser, just like you would in Mac OS, or you can use a separate search engine app. Which option you choose depends much on personal preference. There are even several choices for different search engine […]

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Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

There are many location-based applications available on the App Store today for the iPhone. From FourSquare to Gowalla, you have many choices, unique of each other, to choose from. They are great, but there are many times when I know I have a dinner with some friends that night, but forget to check-in. In another […]

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Two Apps to Help With Craigslist Search [iPad]

Two Apps to Help With Craigslist Search [iPad]

Craigslist is maturing into the premiere way for people to place their classified ads, whether it be to sell merchandise, place a personal ad, or look for a job. There are so many different Craiglist lists out there that it can get a big overwhelming, but a few iPad apps make that entire process much […]

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5 iOS App To Help You Stay Fit and Healthy

5 iOS App To Help You Stay Fit and Healthy

Health is one of the most important things to take care of in life. Having an iPhone can make that process a lot easier as it has some really helpful and useful apps to ensure that you keep yourself healthy in all cases. Whether eating, or going out – these apps will help ensure you […]

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Examining the Memory Hogs of iOS

Examining the Memory Hogs of iOS

The worst thing about the iPhone and iPad also happens to be the best thing. They do too much. It’s easy to assimilate them into our lives, and before long they become indispensable. But, soon we have our whole lives on these devices and they become overloaded. How do we manage the memory? I’ve been […]

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Essential iPhone Apps for the Winter Season

Essential iPhone Apps for the Winter Season

The winter holidays are long gone and CES has just left the building, that leaves tech geeks and other individuals alike feeling a bit dull during this time. The winter season still has a little over two months left to bare through. What better way to get through these harsh months than with the help […]

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5 iPhone Apps to Search for Jobs On The Go

5 iPhone Apps to Search for Jobs On The Go

If you are moving out to a new location, or are just traveling to a new place and want to see if there are any good available job postings in the area, these five apps will help you search for jobs on the go. Check out these below five displayed job search applications for the […]

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4 Top iOS Apps for Instagram Photographers

4 Top iOS Apps for Instagram Photographers

You may have a DSLR worth over a grand for serious shots, or maybe a digital point and shoot for when you want to take casual photos, but what do you have when you want to take quick photos while on the run? Most of the time, this means pulling out our mobile phone and […]

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Get the News You Want with the Zite App for iOS

Get the News You Want with the Zite App for iOS

One of our local newspapers isn’t even printing a paper anymore on Saturdays. This has to be the direct result of the ability to get the news on a computer or mobile device. The Zite app for iOS helps defeat the newspaper world even more by only delivering the news you want.

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Use Calvetica As An Alternative to iOS Calendar App

Use Calvetica As An Alternative to iOS Calendar App

The Calendar and Reminders apps in the iOS software definitely work better since the release of iOS 5, but is there something better out there? If you go to the App Store, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices of To Do List apps and Calendar apps. Where do you start? […]

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5 Handy Weather Apps for iPhone Users

5 Handy Weather Apps for iPhone Users

There are many weather applications available for the iPhone, but not all of them are great. Some provide more information and come with more features while others only give you the same old “weather of your location” and the default stuff, which I am sure you can find in your everyday newspaper too. If you […]

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Watch Continuous Videos On YouTube With NowBox [iPad]

Watch Continuous Videos On YouTube With NowBox [iPad]

Ever wish you could just watch YouTube videos continuously without the constant searching in between each find, good or bad? NowBox for iPad makes it all possible. Sure, within YouTube itself you can save your favorite videos to a playlist to watch in a constant stream, but what about videos that are new to you? […]

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Best Of iPhone Apps 2011

Best Of iPhone Apps 2011

The year is finally coming to a close and we are now getting ready to see what 2012 has in store. However, today we will take a look back at the best apps of 2011 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. There have been many popular applications that were released or were a hit this […]

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DataMan Pro Tracks Your Data Usage Realtime [iOS]

DataMan Pro Tracks Your Data Usage Realtime [iOS]

Knowing exactly how much data you are using with your iOS devices is more important than ever. Not only are unlimited data pans harder and harder to come by, but every single thing you do now on a cell phone seems to be sucking up the data. It’s becoming a necessity to know how much […]

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Alfred Takes Guesswork Out of Finding Restaurant to Go

Alfred Takes Guesswork Out of Finding Restaurant to Go

How many times do you have plans to go out to dinner or lunch, but can’t decide where to go? Alfred, what some fans are calling “Pandora for the real world”, helps take the guesswork out of finding new local businesses. This iOS app helps make that decision-making process much easier for you. Just like […]

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7 Free Apps to Listen to the Radio on the iPad

7 Free Apps to Listen to the Radio on the iPad

I don’t always want to listen to my own music on the iPad. Many times I simply enjoy listening to the radio. I have an app that I have used for years on the iPhone and now use it as well on the iPad. However, it has become very outdated and wasn’t working as well […]

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Flight Planning Made Easy With Hipmunk App For iOS

Flight Planning Made Easy With Hipmunk App For iOS

I don’t do a massive amount of traveling, but I do travel once or twice a year, usually something that combines fun with visiting family. Booking your own flights online has made great strides since the early days of the Internet where consumers were basically using travel agents’ systems to build their own itineraries. While […]

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Flipboard For iPhone: How Does It Stack Up Against the iPad Version?

Flipboard For iPhone: How Does It Stack Up Against the iPad Version?

When catching up on the news stories missed while sleeping, it can sometimes involve visiting multiple websites or checking our email newsletters. This can make the task time consuming to find reputable news stories to read while enjoying breakfast or commuting to work. However, Flipboard, an application that collects news stories and presents them in […]

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6 Multi-player Games Every iPhone User Must Try

6 Multi-player Games Every iPhone User Must Try

If you are bored of those single player games, why not try out these multi-player games and go head-to-head with either an offline player, or some online one. These six iPhone games are multi-player games that every user must try if they play games on the iPhone and have an active Internet connection.

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Work Remotely On Windows/Mac From Your iOS Devices

Work Remotely On Windows/Mac From Your iOS Devices

This is something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. If we can use our iOS devices as remotes for desktop computers, and if we can run desktop computer screens remotely from another computer, why not run  desktop computer screens remotely with an iOS device? Researching it, I found there are many apps claiming to do […]

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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 […]

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Using Your iOS Device as a Remote

Using Your iOS Device as a Remote

Ever wish you could control your iTunes from across the room? Sure, sometimes desktop and laptop computers come with a small little remote, but it can be a hard thing to keep track of. The things you always have handy are your devices running iOS, such as iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches. These can control […]

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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 […]

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Troubleshooting WiFi Issue on iOS Devices

Troubleshooting WiFi Issue on iOS Devices

We’ve all been there. While returning the email sent by your boss or looking up the directions to an important meeting that you’re already five minutes late to, the app you’re using tells you that you have no Internet connection. You dart your eyes to the upper left corner of your device and notice the […]

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Popplet: Getting Your Ideas Organized Easily in iPad

Popplet: Getting Your Ideas Organized Easily in iPad

It’s always great when you can write a review within the app you’re reviewing. Popplet allows for the organization of ideas, thoughts, and projects. Not only great for writers, it’s also very useful for anyone with information they want to plot out. I have tried other Productivity apps that organize ideas graphically, but Popplet is […]

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Using FTP on Your iPad

Using FTP on Your iPad

Because I try to do as much computer work on my iPad as possible, one of the apps I was eager to find was something that could handle FTP tasks, mainly with transfers to my website. I’ve struggled to find FTP solutions even on my Mac, as they never seem to work easily enough for […]

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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 […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Techno Geeks [iPad]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Techno Geeks [iPad]

If you’re wondering what to get your favorite techo geek for the holidays this year, look no further than than The Daily Gadget Guide. It can provide some great one-stop shopping, eliminating the hassles. It has products from the ultra-cheap to the fantastically expensive, and looks great to boot. The Daily explains this gift guide […]

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6 Free Alarm Clock Apps for iPhone Users

6 Free Alarm Clock Apps for iPhone Users

Having some trouble waking up in the morning? Do you want a better alarm clock in your iPhone than the default one? Well, if so than here are some 6 FREE really amazing alarm clocks for your iPhone.

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An App Similar to Siri Assistant … For the Rest of Us Who Don’t Have iPhone 4S

An App Similar to Siri Assistant … For the Rest of Us Who Don’t Have iPhone 4S

It was disappointing, to say the least, to find out that Siri Assistant will only be available on the new iPhone 4S. Those of us with iPads, iTouches, and older iPhones are out of luck. This, of course, is despite that app always being available before on the other devices. Apple bought the app and […]

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Safari For iOS 5 – Newer And Better

Safari For iOS 5 – Newer And Better

With all the excitement over iCloud and the Notification Center, it’s easy to forget about some of the other improvements to iOS 5. One of those is the improved usability and performance of Safari. Included now are some of the functions that made third party browsers so desirable, lessening the need for those. The biggest […]

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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 […]

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Keeping Up to Date with Integrated Tweeting in iOS 5

Keeping Up to Date with Integrated Tweeting in iOS 5

Under the newest operating software for Apple mobile devices, iOS 5, it’s easier than ever to keep up to date. Not only is there an improved Facebook app that works great on iPhone as well as a new version for iPad, but access to that other big social network, Twitter, has been improved as well. […]

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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 […]

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Using the Notification Center Feature of iOS 5

Using the Notification Center Feature of iOS 5

One of the most anticipated features of iOS 5 is the new Notification Center. Previously, with earlier operating systems for Apple mobile devices, notifications would flash across the screen for just a few seconds, and if you weren’t paying attention, it could be easily missed. The new notification system, however, makes sure that you don’t […]

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Using Your iPhone to Get Your Spook On [Halloween]

Using Your iPhone to Get Your Spook On [Halloween]

If you’re one of those types that gets into being scared, or just like to scare others, your iPhone can help you out in this pursuit. There are free apps available that do everything from providing scary noises to helping you find paranormal activity in your home. It’s time to get your spook on!

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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 […]

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The Native Facebook App For iPad – Is It Worth The Wait?

The Native Facebook App For iPad – Is It Worth The Wait?

iPad users have been waiting quite awhile for a native Facebook app. It seemed strange that iPhone had it, but the larger-screened mobile device was left out in the cold. It’s not that there weren’t ways around it, but they weren’t the best of solutions. There were several other beautiful apps out there, but none […]

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5 iPad Apps for Saving and Viewing PowerPoint Presentations

5 iPad Apps for Saving and Viewing PowerPoint Presentations

When you receive a powerpoint presentation in your Mail app in iPad, the only option is to either open it with a third-party app or print it. There’s no options for saving it for future reference. I was recently thrust into this situation when my high school-aged daughter’s photography teacher sent me notes for a […]

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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 […]

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A Brief Look At iOS 5

A Brief Look At iOS 5

iOS 5 will be released on 12th October but the final pre-release developer preview known as the Golden Master has already been made available to those in Apple’s developer program and this is almost certain to be exactly the same as the version made available on launch day. I installed the Golden Master on an […]

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Evri: A Useful App For News Junkies [iPad]

Evri: A Useful App For News Junkies [iPad]

News junkies are always on the search for the latest news. There are many apps that will keep them abreast of the biggest news stories of the day, but Evri seems to do it better, easier, and simpler than the others. It manges this by not trying to do too many things. It’s a news […]

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