iOS 7.1 Beta 4 Released to Developers

iOS 7.1 beta 4
If you’ve got a developer account even if you’re not a developer, and you’ve got the itch to be ahead of everyone else, here’s something to scratch that itch: Apple iOS 7.1 Beta 4. Source If you’ve have a bad experience with beta versions (like I did, when I kinda bricked my iPad due to Read more…

How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Your iPhone

duplicate contacts search
Contacts on the iPhone are used for everything from phone calls, to text messages, to email, to social media like Twitter and Facebook. With all this integration and so many apps using your contacts, it’s pretty easy to get duplicate contacts. While these are an inevitability when dealing with mobile devices, until recently you had Read more…

Google Play Music Finally Available For The iPhone

Google Play Music Finally Available For The iPhone
Google’s answer to streaming music, Google Play, has finally come to the iOS App Store. The app comes six months after the service initially launched on Android and the Web. While the iOS version is missing some key features of the Android version, the app is still a strong player in the streaming music market. Read more…

Why Is iOS a Walled Garden?

Apple Walled Garden
It’s no surprise to anyone with experience on Apple products that the company loves to keep things in the family. By forcing users to operate in the “walled garden” Apple is trying to give its users the fastest, most integrated experience possible, but is it worth it? By living in the walled garden you agree Read more…

Apple’s iOS 7 vs. Google’s Android 4.4

Apple’s iOS 7 vs. Google’s Android 4.4 (via slashdot) Now that Apple’s iOS 7 is in the wild, it’s perhaps time to compare it with Google’s upcoming Android 4.4 (codenamed “KitKat,” as in the candy bar). As with previous versions of Android, this latest iteration is named after a sweet confection… Read more…

How To Get iOS 7 Running Faster on Older iPhones

iPhone Restore Backup
The new iPhone 5S and 5C are amazingly fast devices. These wonders of technology run Apple’s newest iteration of iOS, iOS 7, with ease and speed. What about everyone with an iPhone 4? These are still amazing phones and shouldn’t be left out in the cold, especially since many organizations and businesses still use them Read more…

A New iOS 7 Feature May Cause Data Usage to Spike, Here’s How To Fix It

A New iOS 7 Feature May Cause Data Usage to Spike, Here’s How To Fix It (via BestTechie) The other day I received a phone call from my mom, “Our data usage for this month increased a lot, we are already using over 4GB of our 6GB limit,” she said to me.  I could tell Read more…

5 Reasons to NOT Upgrade to iOS 7 and How To Roll Back If You Did

ios 7 downgrade
iOS 7 is the biggest update to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch operating systems since the App Store was first introduced. Everything from the display to functionality to even the sounds changed. Some people love change and welcomed iOS 7 with open arms, while others are a little more nostalgic and still love the Read more…

iPhone and iPad users discover an iMessage bug in iOS 7

iPhone and iPad users discover an iMessage bug in iOS 7 (via The Inquirer) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER Apple’s iOS 7 mobile operating system reportedly has tripped up some iPhone and iPad users with an iMessage bug. Over on the Apple support forums a number of iPhone and iPad users are reporting that they are unable to Read more…

5 Annoying Things About iOS 7 and How to Fix Them

iOS 7 Notification Settings
After the stampede of iOS users rushing to install the newest iteration of the iPhone operating system there have been mixed reviews. Most major issues boil down to a few tweaks that can be done easily. Knowing this, here are the 5 most annoying things about iOS 7 and how you can fix them. Notification Read more…