iPad > Tips & Tricks

How to set up Do Not Disturb mode on your iPhone or iPad

Posted on 18 May 2014 by Renkman

Do not disturb (DND) is one of those utilities that was a long time coming for iOS. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been woken up by my wife’s iPhone or my iPad chiming in the middle of the night with every spam email notification and late night text from those friends who forget

(5) easy to use swipe gestures for your iOS device

Posted on 30 Apr 2014 by Renkman

One of the more convenient ways of navigating around on your iOS device is to use swipe gestures. While this should be an intuitive process, especially after you master the gestures themselves, the discoverability of said gestures is not always as easy as it should be. I’ve collected (5) of the more popular gestures, with quick explanations on how to activate them.

How to transfer videos from iPhone to iPad [iOS 101]

Posted on 11 Feb 2014 by Kevin Krause

So you’ve captured some great video using your iPhone, but that little display just isn’t providing you with the sort of screen real estate that would do justice for editing together a final movie. No worries, you have an iPad. But wait, how do you get them from one to the other?

Tips and tricks for new iPhone and iPad owners [iOS 101]

Posted on 26 Dec 2013 by Kevin Krause

So you got a new iPhone or iPad this holiday season? Looking for a bit of help getting things set up to your liking? Here is a selection of tips and tricks that should answer a few of your lingering questions.

How to prepare your device for the iOS 7 upgrade

Posted on 18 Sep 2013 by Renkman

Although we still have to wait until this Friday, September 20th to purchase a new iPhone 5S or 5C, those of us with existing compatible iOS devices will be able to upgrade to iOS 7 starting tomorrow. Are you ready?

Try This: How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone or iPad

Posted on 15 Jun 2013 by Renkman

Ever wonder how to show the battery percentage symbol on your iPhone or iPad? Look no further, I give you a quick tutorial right here.

Quick Tip: Tell Your iMessage Sender, “Got your text!”

Posted on 02 Sep 2012 by Jay

With the addition of Apple’s Messages app on Mountain Lion, there are now multiple ways to initiate, receive and read an SMS message. Fortunately when Apple upgraded the iMessages app in iOS 5 to offer free messaging for iPhone-to-iPhone user (more accurately Apple ID user to Apple ID user), they …

Two More Ways to Use the Smart Cover for your iPad 2

Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by Thomas Wong

I haven’t gone quite as case crazy with my iPad 2 as I have with my various iPhones, and while I very much enjoy using the Adonit Writer 2, my tablet still spends a good 80% of its time with just a Gelaskin on the back and a Smart Cover …

Using the iPad as Your Main Computer

Posted on 26 Aug 2011 by Brad Gurgel

One question I have heard asked by many people considering a purchase of the iPad is whether or not the iPad can be used as a main computer.  What people usually mean by asking this question is they want to know if the iPad can do everything they currently do …

iOS Gamers: Make Sure You Tie an E-Mail Address to your OpenFeint Account

Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by Thomas Wong

OpenFeint, one of the cross-platform social gaming networks, has the good sense to perform automatic log-ins on my iPhone 3GS, but not on my iPad. As it turns out, you have to manually tie your OF account to an e-mail address if you want to log in from any of …

Downsides to Auto Downloading For iTunes Purchases

Posted on 07 Jun 2011 by Joe Tomasone

One of the new features unveiled at Apple’s WWDC yesterday was the ability to enable your iOS devices (except the Verizon iPhone, which does not yet have iOS 4.3.1 for some reason..) to automatically download app, book, and music purchases to your various iOS devices.   While this is a cool …