Apple's Find My Friends app is great way to keep track of family, friends and those close to you. The app offers location based alerts and notifications. For families, you can feel secure knowing your son or daughter has arrived home. There are plenty of practical uses, such as locating a friend and using the iOS Maps application to help navigate to an unfamiliar destination. Best of all, Find My Friends is a free app available for download from the App Store. Read on for how to use Find My Friends on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. … [Read more...]
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Using Apple’s Home Sharing feature, your family can share and transfer content between iTunes and iOS devices in your household including the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Apple TV. If your household has multiple iOS devices or just one, using Home Sharing can give you access to your iTunes libraries, allowing you to share music, movies and more between your Mac or PC to your iOS devices. Read on to learn how to set up Home Sharing on iTunes, along with a tutorial on setting up Home Sharing on your iOS device. … [Read more...]
Prior to iOS 5 and now iOS 6, managing multiple devices within a family using one Apple ID didn’t pose any major problems. The only restriction being a limit of X devices, which most typical families would fall under. Family members would use one Apple ID for iTunes, so they all had access to apps, music and movies purchased on that account. This all changed with iOS 5 and the introduction of iCloud. A host of new services were introduced that are tied to an Apple ID. Facetime, iMessage, Photostream, iTunes Match and Home Sharing. iCloud accounts also sync reminders, calendars, notes and more. For a good number of families, this caused quite a bit of confusion and still does today. There are a few ways to manage multiple Apple devices in … [Read more...]
With the release of evasi0n, the process to jailbreak your iPhone on iOS 6.x is easy. To help get you through the process, we’ve put together a quick guide. If you should have any questions or need help, our Jailbreak forums are the absolute best place to get help. Membership to our forums is free and you’ll also enjoy a completely ad-free experience. Now, let’s get started. Here’s how to jailbreak your iPhone using evasi0n. … [Read more...]
Just a few days, we provided readers with a guide on how to delete apps on the iPhone. One of our readers commented that it still leaves an orphaned app sitting in iTunes. In the case of paid apps and apps that you might not use frequently, this makes sense. At any time, you can always select an option to reinstall. But as our astute reader points out, what about apps that just didn’t work out. Either they didn’t work as advertised or maybe you had updated to a full version. Having this stable of apps that you'll never use sitting in iTunes causes clutter and makes it more difficult to organize your apps. There is a way to remove them from your Mac or PC. Follow these easy steps for how to delete apps from iTunes. … [Read more...]
For many people, Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, not to mention the fervent sharing of the latest viral videos. Outside of calling all of your friends, it also happens to be a great way to get the latest address information, phone number, birthday and more. Calling all of your friends and manually entering this information isn’t exactly a time friendly pursuit. If you wish to sync Facebook contacts with iPhone, you’ll be pleased to know that the entire process only takes a matter of minutes. … [Read more...]
Do you find yourself deleting music or avoiding taking video or photos to keep from bumping up against the storage capacity of your iPhone? Managing storage on your iPhone shouldn't be a full time job. Have you downloaded apps that are rarely, if ever used? It’s easy to delete these apps and reclaim that space for music, books, photos, videos and more apps. There are a number of methods, so join us for this basic tutorial on how to delete apps on iPhone. The steps outlined will also work on other iOS devices including the iPad and iPod touch. Updated for iOS 8! … [Read more...]
The commercials showing Siri in action showcases some of the many benefits of having an intelligent assistant who will act on your every work. Okay, so maybe not every word, but there is plenty she can do to help you be more lazy productive. With Siri, you can avoid having to look contacts or type long emails. Follow along and we’ll show you how to use Siri to text, email and even have her read messages back to you. … [Read more...]
If you have a friend or family member with an iPhone, iPad or Mac, it can be incredibly useful to be able to share a reminders list that will sync using iCloud. Reminders might look like a relatively basic app, but it can be a powerful solution to managing lists with friends, family or co-workers. Read on for how to share a reminder list on iCloud that you can access on your iPhone or iPad. … [Read more...]