Why Android Still Can’t Dominate iOS: 4 Areas Where the Android OS Falls Short

Android OS
The Android OS has actually outsold Apple’s iPhone as of early 2013, due in part because of its existence on many phones across several companies. Source Though even if you ignore that numerical advantage, the Android OS has consistently been a strong competitor to the iPhone OS, often being touted and even preferred by a Read more…

Keynote Remote to Be Discontinued

Keynote for iOS
Death by PowerPoint is such a common occurrence, although it’s the kind of death that involves neverending torment – neverending at least until the presentation comes to a close. One has to admit that Keynote does make for a more pleasant presentation-viewing experience – if the creator has a decent sense of design, I guess. Read more…

iOS 7’s “White Screen of Death” to Get a Fix

iOS 7
Ever seen that happen out of the blue to your iPhone (or iPad) running on iOS 7? Back in November, Hiten Shah shared his own experience succinctly on Twitter (how else can you share on that platform, anyway?). The “blue screen of death” has long been a bane to Windows users, and that tweet does not Read more…

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…