iPhone > 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.

(3) quick tips to make the Apple Mail App easier to use

Posted on 27 Apr 2014 by Renkman

We use our iOS devices everyday for a full range of tasks ranging from the most mundane to the more complicated and elaborate often without even thinking about “how” we perform such tasks.

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 …