Did your spouse just download a song you love using his or her own iTunes account and you want to load it on your iPhone? If you're in a household with multiple iTunes accounts and iPhones, it's possible to share content between them, even if they were purchased under different accounts. This Learning iPhone article will show you just how to do this. First and foremost, however, what we're talking about here is a legal way to share content between iPhones and iTunes accounts in the same household. Apple allows you to authorize up to 5 computers in one household to play purchased content – the intent here is to allow families with multiple accounts and devices (for example, parents and their children each with their own iTunes accounts and … [Read more...]
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We here at EverythingiCafe.com hope you had a great holidays season, filled with family, friends, and cool gadget gifts. If you or a loved one got a new iPhone recently, we've got a few great articles you should check out, like this Getting Started with iPhone article and this one on caring for your iPhone. If you were the giver of an iPhone this time around and the recipient happens to be a son or daughter who needs some limits to ensure they don't get into trouble with their new iPhone, read on. Image courtesy of mpaa.org … [Read more...]
If you're looking to get an iPhone as a gift for a friend or loved one, you've probably come across some very realistic fakes if you've been looking online at all, particularly if you've visited eBay or other online retailers. How do you make sure that you get a real iPhone out of all of the impostors out there? Well, that's what this installment in our Learning iPhone series is here to help you with! Now let's figure out how to spot a fake iPhone. … [Read more...]
The holiday season is here and chances are you've got some family to visit away from home. If you're planning a trip - particularly if you're heading out of the country - receiving a not-so-festive large bill due to roaming charges from your carrier is probably not in your plans. This installment in our Learning iPhone series will help you set up your iPhone for traveling so that all your extra cash will go to filling stockings for the holidays and not to lining the pockets of your carrier's executive staff. … [Read more...]
If you catch even a little bit of technology news in passing, you've probably heard headlines touting the explosion of apps in Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch. At the time of this article, the App Store recently surpassed the 100,000-app milestone. While many of these apps aren't unique or even particularly useful (you've probably heard of the plethora of fart, flashlight, and tip calculator apps available), there are quite a few fantastic ones on those virtual shelves. This installment in our Learning iPhone series will go over finding and downloading them right on your iPhone while you're on the go. … [Read more...]
Your iPhone can hold a lot of information, and if you take advantage of the built-in Contacts and Notes apps to record the names, addresses, and birthdays of friends and family or your online account numbers, log-in names and passwords, your iPhone could be a veritable gold mine for someone who wants to commit a little identity theft or just make a little mischief. Rest assured that there are steps you can take to secure your iPhone from prying eyes. Here are some tips on how to keep the nosy nellies out of your business! Hold on to that iPhone! The first line of defense to keep information on your iPhone secure is to prevent physical access to it from the start. This may sound like a no-brainer but it can be easy to leave your iPhone … [Read more...]
With the emphasis on hands-free cell phone usage while driving these days, a Bluetooth headset is a great accessory to have for your iPhone. All of the iPhone models to date have Bluetooth radios that enable wireless connections with a variety of devices. This Learning iPhone article will explain the iPhone's Bluetooth capabilities so you can use your iPhone to its fullest. … [Read more...]
So, now that you've gotten your new iPhone all set up and have even learned how to create custom ringtones for it, how about protecting it from accidental damage and keeping it in tip-top shape for as long as possible? If you paid full price for your iPhone or used a precious upgrade with your carrier to get it, you probably want to make sure that nothing bad happens to it since replacing it could easily cost a lot of money and repairing it is not always cheap or easy either. Read on for some tips and links to help you keep your iPhone safe and sound. … [Read more...]
Did you just get an iPhone and are you wondering what to do with this marvelous piece of technology? Well, you've come to the right place! It's probably very different from any other cell phone you've used before but its user interface is quite intuitive out of the box, but it can take a little work to get it up and running with all of your media, email, and more. Let's get started! First, one important reference item for you to download and/or bookmark: the iPhone User Guide. Presumably in order to save space and a few trees, iPhones don't come with a manual in the box - you only get a brief guide called "Finger Tips" and small product guide that contains all of the legally-required warnings and certifications. But rest assured that … [Read more...]