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...]

Let’s Go Camping: 5 Free Must Have Camping Apps for iPhone

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Let’s face it, roughing it isn’t exactly the same with an iPhone. That doesn’t mean you can’t still put a tent up in the woods and hangout with the Angry Birds bunch.  Even better, the iPhone can provide you with some new-age tools for your camping trip.  Read on to see our 5 free must have camping apps for iPhone, along with mini reviews of each of the apps we recommend for your next camping trip. … [Read more...]

Guide on how to use iPhone and iPad for home automation

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There are so many incredible things you can do with your iPhone or iPad including being able to use it for home automation. While home automation has been around for years, adoption has been hampered by poor user experience and the expense associated with controllers and devices. The iPhone doesn’t solve all the woes, but it can now play an integral part in controlling devices including lights, door locks and more. Systems and devices can vary, making it a personal decision on what direction you use for your set-up. As with any major technology purchase, I did a fair amount of research, deciding to opt for Z-Wave technology. What follows is our authoritative guide on to how to setup and use iPhone and iPad for home automation. What … [Read more...]

How to use FaceTime on iPad, iPhone or Mac

How to use FaceTime

There have been many of services that allow you to video chat, including the popular Skype, but none have been as easy and fun to use as Apple's FaceTime. You can make video calls to anyone with a compatible iOS or Mac. Here’s how to use FaceTime on iPad, iPhone or Mac, along with everything you need to start making video calls today. Compatible iOS Devices You’ll need one of the following iOS devices running iOS 5 or later: iPad 2 new iPad iPhone 4 iPhone 4S iPod touch (fourth generation) and/or A Mac running Snow Leopard with a video camera. This can be either a built-in FaceTime camera, iSight Camera or a third party accessory. If you are in the market for a good video camera for your Mac for FaceTime, I’d … [Read more...]

Pimp My Hair for iPhone Review

Pimp My Hair for iPhone review

Okay, okay, it’s a bit childish to mess with photos of people on your iPhone.  But sometimes, it can be laugh out loud funny and provide some great fun for your friends and family.  App makers Iddiction have created a simple hit which is steadily part of the Top 25 free apps – at least for now.  Read on for our Pimp My Hair for iPhone review. … [Read more...]

iOS 6 Features and Compatibility Chart

iOS 6 features compatibility matrix

With the release of iOS 6 later this fall, users of the iPhone 3GS or later, iPad 2 or later and iPod touch (4th generation) will receive the free update. Previous generation models are not supported. Some devices will not receive all of the features of iOS 6. To help guide you through the maze of features and supported devices, we present you with this handy iOS 6 compatibility matrix. iOS 6 is currently in beta, so it is entirely possible that a final release will offer increased support for older models. We'll update this regularly, should we hear any changes. … [Read more...]

Facebook Messenger for iPhone Review

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We recently reviewed Facebook Camera for iPhone.  Facebook Messenger was actually released a while before their camera app but recently updated – and does exactly what it sounds like; allows easy messaging within your Facebook friend list.  The main perk here is the bypassing of text messaging.  Not everyone has an unlimited text messaging plan or is able to leverage iMessages.  When this is the case Facebook Messenger fills a gap that can save you a little money.  With a few other key features, you may choose to start using this as a primary messenger.  Join us to learn what these other key features are in our Facebook Messenger for iPhone review. … [Read more...]

Trailers for iPad and iPhone Review

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Trailers is an app made by Apple.  The history of Apple in the movie business is an exciting story.  While I won’t detail it here, know that Apple is heavily rooted in the movie business not only through its current cash power generator iTunes, but through Steve Job’s and Pixars rich history together.  It’s only logical that Apple would provide an outlet to the world to see the latest and greatest movie trailers through their app simply entitled; Trailers. … [Read more...]

Packing Pro for iPad and iPhone Review

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Packing Pro is more than just a to-do list app.  In fact, over the last few days I have used it to plan a full 10 day trip to Israel and can confidently say I do not think I will forget a single thing.  With an easy to use interface, cloud syncing capability, and prebuilt trip scenarios, it’s never been easier to pack for a trip than while using Packing Pro. … [Read more...]

Tesla Toy for iPad and iPhone Review

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Today we have a treat for you.  It’s the kind of treat that will fast forward through a boring situation you may find yourself in – given you have your iPhone - or preferably iPad in hand.  Here’s the premise – there is no premise.  Your fingers are electrically charged machines, your iPad has colorfully charged particles who are attracted to your touch. Check out this review if you need a time passer that requires little thought, but lots of OoOhs and AaAhs.  … [Read more...]