How to set up your Apple TV using an iOS device

How to set up your Apple TV using an iOS device
If you recently picked up a new Apple TV or have set one up in the past, you’re probably pretty aware of how not fun it is to do just using the Apple remote. While you can use the keyboard on your iOS device once the Apple TV is set up, getting there can be Read more…

6 Tips to Get You Using Apple Maps Like a Pro

6 Tips to Get You Using Apple Maps Like a Pro
With the release of OS X Mavericks Apple has standardized their mapping software between the desktop and iOS. While Apple’s Maps app for iOS had its share of issues when the new software initially launched for iOS, the updates seen in iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks have given it a real chance at being Read more…

Can Apple Go Completely Wireless?

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Everyone hates wires. Nobody ever got a brand new phone and thought, “Hey, I can’t wait to see how the charger plugs in!”  With this in mind, it’s no wonder that researchers have been working on ways to charge devices without wires. While inductive charging is nothing new, getting it to work flawlessly with phones, Read more…

How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Your iPhone

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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…

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…

Should the iPhone 5C be Called the Jony Ive Phone?

Should the iPhone 5C be Called the Jony Ive Phone?
Apple recently released the newest incarnation of the beloved iPhone, the 5C. This lower-cost device has the soul of an iPhone but the body of a colorful toy. The 5C takes a step away from the glass and metal look that started with the iPhone 4 and shows that the iPhone can have a fun Read more…

The Ups and Downs of iFixit

The Ups and Downs of iFixit
So we’ve all been there, that moment your iPhone slips from its snug home in your hand and falls in slow motion to the ground. You scramble, like Gollum after the ring that’s just been thrown into the fiery pit but you can’t get there in time. Precious! This happens a lot, but the good Read more…

Five Ways To Secure Your iPhone You May Not Have Thought Of

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The more your iPhone finds itself woven into your personal lifestyle, the more vulnerable you are to security compromises of any kind. On the one hand, apps and websites are trying to grab hold of your data (sometimes without permission). On the other hand, your phone could be snatched right out of your hand by Read more…

iOS 7 Screenshots Gallery

iOS 7 Screenshots Gallery
You know you want it. iOS 7 will be here this Fall, and we can’t wait to see how it’s going to change our iPhones and iPads. While we wait, here’s an extensive gallery of iOS 7 screenshots to tide you over. Read more…

Compromised Chargers Could Hack Your iOS Device

If you’re trying to save on some money by buying cheap chargers for your iOS device, this might give you pause. According to researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, those cheap knock-off chargers could actually have malicious software that could infect your device. The findings, which will be presented at the 2013 Black Hat Read more…