How to transfer music from iPhone to a new computer

Transfer music from iPhone to computer

If you recently purchased a new computer, you might not have access to your old files or music for a number of reasons, including a computer that no longer works or isn’t accessible due to theft or fire. If you do have your old computer, then your first step would be to migrate your data from your old to new computer. If that’s not possible and you don’t have a backup, this tutorial can help you recover your songs. If you have your music library on your iPhone, here’s how to transfer music from iPhone to a new computer. This does not require you jailbreak your iPhone, but it will require a file explorer. We’ll provide free options for PC users and paid options for Mac users. If you are recovering your entire music library, this is a small … [Read more...]

How to set up iPad mini

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If you just purchased an iPad mini, received it as a gift or plan on picking one up, the process of setting up your iPad takes only minutes to complete and you’ll be able to start enjoying your new iPad mini. If you are upgrading and moving to your data from your old iPad to new iPad, we’ll cover that process as well. Read on for our full guide on how to set up iPad mini.Setting Up Your iPad mini With iOS, you no longer need to connect your iPad to a Mac or PC in order to set it up. It is preferable that you have access to a WiFi network, so be sure to have the name and password needed to login to your wireless network.Select Your Language Select your preferred language and select ‘Next’.Country or Region Select your … [Read more...]

How to set up Passbook in iOS 6

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Apple first announced Passbook at the introduction of iOS 6 back in June, but beta releases offered little information on how to actually use the new feature. The app itself does little by itself, instead relying on secondary Passbook-ready apps to push information to Passbook. There are a handful of Passbook ready apps available, which include airlines, retail stores like Walgreens and Target, along with the movie ticket app Fandango. So as one author was tired and in desperate need of caffeine, I took a trip to Starbucks to figure out how to set-up Passbook in iOS 6 for iPhone and iPod touch.Set Up Apps For Use With Passbook First things first, you’ll need to download the latest Starbucks app. So if you’ve had the Starbucks app … [Read more...]

iOS 6 Facebook Guide and Review

Facebook iOS 6 Guide & Review

Originally thought to be part of the iOS 5 update, Facebook in iOS 6 is deeply integrated, making it easier than ever to share photos, websites and more in iOS. You’ll also find it easier to keep your contact and calendar information updated for your friends and family. Learn about all the changes in our iOS 6 Facebook guide.Easier To Share You spend a good amount of your time on the web using your iPhone and iPad. It’s easier than every than ever to share great websites to your wall, all directly within Safari on iOS. Let’s say that you’ve found a great how-to guide here on everythingiCafe and want to share it with your friends. At the bottom of your browser window, you’ll see a small arrow icon on the menu bar. Tapping on the … [Read more...]

iOS 6 Maps Guide and Review

iOS 6 Maps Guide and Review

One the integral pieces of iOS has been its Maps application, which up until now was powered by Google. Google Maps is a favorite, regardless of mobile platform and even on the desktop. It’s how we find places, get directions and see actual photos of locations. With location based services and the explosion of social apps that offer checking in, the Maps application is a key component in iOS. In iOS 6, the Maps app gets a major overhaul and it’s now an Apple designed app. At some point, you’ll be able to download a standalone Google Maps application. So how does the new app stand up to the old standby? Read on for our full review and guide to Maps in iOS 6.How do I get the new Maps app? That’s the easy part. When you upgrade … [Read more...]

iOS 6 Siri Guide and Review

iOS 6 Siri Guide and Review

One of the major new features in iOS 6 is the expanded set of capabilities built into Siri. Siri will help you find a restaurant, movie and the latest sports scores and so much more. The information for these categories is displayed in beautifully designed ‘cards’ that let you dig deeper finding a wealth of information, all from within Siri. Read on for our complete iOS 6 Siri Guide, part of our continuing series of guides to iOS 6.Restaurants Using the phrase, “Siri, find me a restaurant in [insert name of town]” will return a list of restaurants in that town. Siri is now integrated with Yelp. The resulting list of resturants comes up in a beautifully designed card that provides address, reviews, distance and relative cost. … [Read more...]

How to manage storage on iPad and iPhone

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Let’s face it, 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of hard drive space in today’s high definition, media rich, digital world is not a lot of space at all.  Because these three denominations are all the hard drive space Apple’s offering today, it's a constant struggle to maximize the use of your storage. Let us help you manage storage on iPad and iPhone with an assortment of tips and tricks. Read on for our full guide. … [Read more...]

How to set up calendars on iPhone and iPad

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The Calendar App on your iPhone or iPad can be a very powerful ally in your day to day shuffle.  While it still lacks a bit in the arena of corporate use, it is capable of being a handy tool to help you with your schedule.  Here's how to set up calendars on iPhone and iPad. … [Read more...]

How to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe

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The following is a complete guide on how to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.01 untethered jailbreak, thanks to the devs at Greenpois0n. While this might look to be a duanting process, don't let the number of screenshots scare you. This process took all of five minutes to complete.Compatible Devices This is the list of compatible devices:iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S iPad, iPad 2, new iPad (third generation) - Note: Absinthe does not support the new iPad 2Download You'll need to download the latest version of Absinthe, currently version 2.0.1. This is available for either Mac or PC and instructions below shouldn't differ, regardless of you desktop platform.Absinthe v2.0.1 … [Read more...]

How to block SMS messages on iPhone

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There is an increasing trend of telemarketers using any means possible in an attempt to offer low-rate credit cards, free cruise trips and other nonsense. For some it's looking for a way to lose contact with that crazy ex-girlfriend or boyfriend. We’ve outlined how to block calls on iPhone in iOS 6 and blocking calls in iOS 7, but what about text messages. While the Messages app preferences don’t offer much in the way of preventing unwanted texts, there is hope depending upon your carrier. We traveled down the rabbit hole with all of the major carriers hoping to find out how to block SMS messages on iPhone. What we found was good and bad, so read on for the dirty details.Preventing Phone Spam When you receive an unsolicited text or … [Read more...]