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10 things to do when you get your new iPhone

Posted on 28 Mar 2014 by Kevin Krause

You’ve got a new iPhone, you went through the initial setup process. What do you do now? While there is no right or wrong way to get to know your new smartphone, here are 10 essential things to do when you first get your iPhone.

How to setup an iPhone

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 by Kevin Krause

So you just got a new iPhone and have no idea where to start? Don’t feel intimidated, Apple makes the process super easy. Just in case you need it, here is a complete guide to your iPhone’s initial setup.

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 …

Hidden iOS 5 Features You Can Try on Your iPhone Right Now

Posted on 09 Nov 2011 by Renkman

  Recently, iOS developers @conradev and @chpwn found out how to enable Panoramic pictures in the native Apple camera app by adding a couple of lines of code—specifically, by setting the EnableFirebreak key to YES in the mobileslideshow.plist.  It should be noted @chpwn also released a Cydia package that will …

Tip: Preventing the iOS 5 Music App from Crashing on iPhone 3GS

Posted on 08 Nov 2011 by Jay

 Image courtesy of iPhoneheadlines.com If you’re an iPhone 3GS owner running iOS 5, you may have encountered the same problem that my wife and I have: you’re walking, running, or generally enjoying life while listening to your favorite song in your 3GS’s playlist when, at the completion of a song, there’s …

Some Tips For Siri And iPhone 4S Dictation

Posted on 16 Oct 2011 by Joe Tomasone

(I originally wrote this article for users of Nuance’s Dragon Dictation app.  However, since the same engine is used for Siri and Dictation (the feature that lets iPhone 4S users speak text instead of typing it), we thought that we should update and republish it for the benefit of new …

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 …