Across the United States, college students and their parents are filling dorm rooms and backpacks with the essentials, but do you (or your college student) have the right gadgets for school? Buying quality gadgets now will save you money in the long run and ensure that you are ready for whatever college throws your way. […]
In 2001, the iPod was absolutely revolutionary. Yes, there were other kinds of MP3 players, but the iPod was the first MP3 player that really captured the hearts and minds of the music-loving market. What made the iPod an absolute must-have device? Perhaps it was Apple’s unique marketing campaign. Or maybe it was those immediately […]
The recent removal of Home Sharing from the latest version of iOS has sparked some controversy within the Apple community. The popular service that is built into Apple’s mobile operating system allows users to quickly and easily stream their personal libraries of music and videos to various devices throughout their homes without having to store gigabytes […]
One of the new features that Apple heavily touted with the release of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite was the ability to route iPhone cellular calls to your iPad and Mac, giving you the ability to answer phone calls from those devices. At the time, this seemed like a very handy feature to have, […]
We are now just one week a way from Black Friday, the annual post-Thanksgiving Day shopping extravaganza that officially kicks off the holiday frenzy. As usual, there are some amazing deals to be had on Apple products, including iPads, Macs, iPhones, and related accessories. At this point, most of the major retail outlets have let slip […]
The move to iOS 7 brought with it some pretty wild changes in how our iPhone, iPads, and iPod Touches looked. So wild in fact that it was the single largest update to iOS since the inclusion of the App Store. While most have accepted these changes in appearance as-is, many people have issue with […]
I only know of one person who regularly forgets to charge her iPhone. In spite having a more-than-decent portable battery charger, her phone often still goes dead – simply because she forgets to charge. Now I suppose that there is always an exception to the rule, and I will go out on a limb and […]
Have an iPhone and need to set up your Gmail account in it? This quick tutorial will walk you through the basics of getting your Gmail account up and running in iOS 7 as well as a few additional tips and tricks to make Gmail awesome on the iPhone. 1. Gmail Settings First The first […]
With the recent security flaw in iOS that affected users connecting to public Wi-Fi, it brought to light the issues with connecting to any Wi-Fi network you can find. If you connected to a network on purpose or even by mistake and now you don’t want to be on it anymore, the simple fix […]
Apple has an assortment of iPods available including the iPod Classic, Nano, Shuffle, and the Touch. These round out the lineup of handheld devices that aren’t iPhones or iPads, but one has to wonder, does Apple really need this many iPod devices? Could Apple narrow its lineup of iPods to only include two models and […]
Think you know all about iOS 7? There are a whole slew of new features it’s bringing to your iPhone, including many more than you’ve heard about so far. Here are just 10 little-known new features in iOS 7.
Apple has many competitors and rivals – among them Samsung, Google, and Microsoft – but one of its biggest “rivals” is not even a company but the practice of jailbreaking. Even though Apple’s engineers are working tirelessly to plug all vulnerabilities that developers can use to jailbreak its devices, it has been largely unsuccessful, only […]
At long last, Apple has made the iPhone 5 real. But this was a huge, mega-event that also introduced a brand new iTunes, a “reinvented” iPod line, and much more. Let’s skip the hyper-technical overview and get to what you really need to know.
As expected, Apple fans are excited about the new iOS 6 and the new features and improvements it will bring to compatible iOS devices. The new mobile OS promises to bring improvements to two key areas – accessibility and convenience. If iOS 6 does deliver what it promises, which no doubt it will, then it […]
Most Apple users agree that iTunes needs a makeover. But one part of the iTunes Store more than all the rest fails to live up to Apple’s “simple & intuitive” credo: the App Store. Here are 10 things about the App Store that just drive me bonkers.