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7 Different Apps to Read Magazines and Newspapers on iPad

7 Different Apps to Read Magazines and Newspapers on iPad

Trees all over the world should be rejoicing with all the technological advances. Books, magazines, and newspapers no longer have to be read on paper. They can be read via various electronic methods. One popular method is reading via a Kindle device, but iPads and iPhones also function as readers, specifically for magazines and newspapers. […]

How to Find Lyrics For Your Songs On iPad

How to Find Lyrics For Your Songs On iPad

The iPod app in iOS is one of the best app around. It allows you to search your music by artist, song, album, genre, composer and display lyrics while the music is playing. However, as good as it gets, it is still lacking the capability to add/edit the music info in your iPhone/iPad. Worst still, […]

FX Photo Studio Review [iPhone App]

FX Photo Studio Review [iPhone App]

There are so many photo apps for iPhone and iPad that it can be hard to know where to start looking. Simply type “photo” or “photo editing” in a search yields too many apps. I tried FX Photo Studio recently, and more than anything else, it’s just a lot of fun. If you’re looking for […]

Can an iPad Take the Place of a Computer?

Can an iPad Take the Place of a Computer?

Since buying an iPad 2, one of the questions I’m asked most frequently is if it can completely take the place of a computer. I’m not surprised people are asking that, as it’s the same thing I was asking before I bought it. As a writer, I’m literally on my computer from the time I […]

iChromy Web Browser For iPad – For Those Who Prefer Google Chrome

iChromy Web Browser For iPad – For Those Who Prefer Google Chrome

One of the drawbacks of using an iPad or other mobile devices instead of a regular computer is that it can be hard to find suitable ways of doing the normal activities we’re used to. All of Apple’s products come with its Safari web browser, but it’s not always suitable for all web activities, whether […]

AudioGalaxy: The Easiest Way to Stream Music to Android And iOS

AudioGalaxy: The Easiest Way to Stream Music to Android And iOS

While there are many ways to stream music from your computer, most of them require you to do some setup and configuration, or require you to pay a fee. If you are looking for a way to stream music for free and with little or no setup, then AudioGalaxy could jolly well be the one […]

How to Access Network Files From Your iPad

How to Access Network Files From Your iPad

iPad is almost everything you need. It is a music player, an ebook reader, a smart browsing tool, a news reader and everything else, except that it is NOT a true blue computer and it won’t ever perform like one. You can’t even view the file structure in your iPad, let along viewing and accessing […]

How to Get Your DVDs Onto Your iOS Devices

How to Get Your DVDs Onto Your iOS Devices

Have you ever wanted to watch a movie on your iOS device, but not wanting to spend money in the iTunes Store because you already own the DVD? Maybe you just don’t know the best way to encode your movies to not just work on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, but also to have them look […]

How to Create Slideshows On The iPad

How to Create Slideshows On The iPad

One of the best parts about the iPad is its ability to share. From funny videos to photos, picking up an iPad and sharing things with friends and family is a great experience. With photos specifically, you can show someone an album of photos from a recent trip or event and let them flick through […]

How To Turn Your iPad Into An Alarm Clock – For Free!

How To Turn Your iPad Into An Alarm Clock – For Free!

I often use my Android phone and dock as an alarm clock on my nightstand, and I know that upon getting the iPad, I thought it could make a very cool one as well. The iPad though, coming with iOS, doesn’t have a built in alarm clock app like Android phones do. With all that […]

Flipboard: A Must-have Social Magazine App For iPad

Flipboard: A Must-have Social Magazine App For iPad

When Flipboard first released for the iPad, it appeared to be the ultimate solution to turn iPad into an interactive newspaper. Unfortunately, upon further use, it just did not have the content integration to make it a viable solution. That was in the past. After numerous updates, it has improved by leaps and bounds and […]

How Much Are You Willing to Pay For A Mobile Application? [Poll]

How Much Are You Willing to Pay For A Mobile Application? [Poll]

The poll last week was “Do you prefer full or partial RSS feed?” and the results were out. 85% of you prefer to read full RSS feed while the other 14% of you prefer partial feed. Only 1 of you mention that you don’t use RSS feed. A total of 78 votes were casted. Poll […]

How to install iOS 4.2 on The iPad and Use It to The Fullest

How to install iOS 4.2 on The iPad and Use It to The Fullest

iOS 4.2 for iPad is finally here, after much awaiting by most iPad owners. But you may be wondering, how do I install it, and what’s different? Well fear not my techie friends, as MakeTechEasier is here to walk you through the process! While installation is simple, its not blatantly obvious how to use some […]

What Is Your Favorite SmartPhone? [Poll]

What Is Your Favorite SmartPhone? [Poll]

Last week, we asked all of you “what’s your favorite PDF reader in Linux” and surprisingly Okular/KPDF came out top with 41 votes (31.3%). Either most of you are running KDE as your desktop manager or you install Okular (with a bunch of KDE files) in your Gnome desktop (or any other desktop manager). The […]

How to Jailbreak Your iPad

How to Jailbreak Your iPad

Jailbreaking your iPad is, in a word, simple.  In two words, it’s ridiculously simple. But why do it? And how? I’m here to answer all your questions! So let’s get started! Why should you Jailbreak? Well, jailbreaking your iPad offers you tons of features and opportunities that you are otherwise not afforded. It gives you […]

5 Free Ebook Readers For Your Mobile Devices

5 Free Ebook Readers For Your Mobile Devices

There’s an old saying that goes: “Books are the windows to the world.“ Even though that in this digital age the leading role is taken by the internet, books still play their part as openings to the vast knowledge out there. But modern technology also brings changes to the book world. Aside from the words […]

Backup All Your Mobile Data With m:IQ

Backup All Your Mobile Data With m:IQ

We talk a lot about backing up on Make Tech Easier, but generally this is with respect to computers. Backing up mobile phones is still in its infancy as mobile internet has just recently started to become more ubiquitous. The two leading smartphone operating systems, Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, both have some backup functions […]

Miniaturize Your Photos With TiltShift Generator

Miniaturize Your Photos With TiltShift Generator

Tilt-shift photography is a technique whereby figures or objects are made to appear miniature through the manipulation of the lens. If done very well, the life-size objects or subjects will appear like miniature scale models. Although it is a technique that skilled photographers accomplish using their cameras, you can also mimic it with photo editing […]