How to lock screen orientation on iPad

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Your iPad comes with an accelerometer built-in, which allows for the display to shift from portrait to landscape when you rotate it. During every day use, this is perfect for view photos, surfing the web and other activities that lend themselves to rotating between the different views. Having said that, there are times when it can be a bit unruly. As you rotate to landscape, it goes to portrait and vice versa. Holding your iPad parallel to a wall will help corral any of these issues, but there is also the option to keep the screen in one position. Read on for our guide on how to lock screen orientation on iPad in iOS 6, iOS 5 and iOS 4.2. … [Read more...]

the show: 73 – “Your What Is Full” iPhone and iPad Podcast

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Join your hosts Marianne Schultz and myself for The Show: 73 - "Your What Is Full". This week, we talk all about the new iPad mini, Apple's quick transition of the new iPad to the 4th generation, along with tips on how to make a kick ass cup of coffee.  Due to a few technical issues, this episode is shorter than usual, but we'll get it corrected for next week. You can subscribe to our show on iTunes, grab our RSS feed, listen now or download directly. We broadcast our iPad and iPhone podcast live each week.  Follow @everythingicafe on Twitter for updates on timing. If you'd like to be included on a future broadcast, please call 646-820-3431 and leave your name along with your question. If you'd like to provide us with feedback, we've set up … [Read more...]

Best Alternate Music Apps in iOS for iPhone and iPad

Best alternative music app iOS

As one of the core Apple iOS apps, the Music application or artist formerly known as the iPod app, does a fairly good job when it comes to music playback. While it received a new coat of paint, the app is largely the same in iOS 6. One of the great advantages of using an iOS device as your media player is that you are not tied to using one music player. Here are the best alternate music apps in iOS for iPhone and iPad.Track 8 Review While a good number of Apple enthusiasts, my podcast partner included, will chuckle at the mere mention of a Zune product, what often gets lost in the dialog is the beauty of the metro interface. The Zune is no more, but the software lives on in Windows Phone and now in iOS with Track 8.The … [Read more...]

the show 72 – “Double Fisted Navigation” iPad and iPhone Podcast

Join your hosts Marianne Schultz and myself for The Show: 72 - "Double Fisted Navigation". This week, we talk all about the new Lightning Connector, iPhone 5, iOS 6 Maps, who makes the best french fries and why mustard does not belong on a burger.  You can subscribe to our show on iTunes, grab our RSS feed, listen now or download directly. We broadcast our iPad and iPhone podcast live each week.  Follow @everythingicafe on Twitter for updates on timing. If you'd like to be included on a future broadcast, please call 646-820-3431 and leave your name along with your question. If you'd like to provide us with feedback, we've set up a topic in our forums. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us by giving us a positive rating in … [Read more...]

Introducing One Pass, Providing Fast Single Sign On Access To Our Family of Forums

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Since 2002, Smart Phone Resource has been the company behind so many great forum communities for smartphone owners. Sites like Everything Treo, Everything Q and the world’s first iPhone forum, founded seven months before Apple had even announced an iPhone. Members have flocked to our sites, knowing they’ll find an answer to a question from the friendly, knowledgable people that help to make up our communities. With so many exciting mobile devices and platforms, there are a growing number of members within our communities who might own an iPhone, but also own a Nexus 7. Some who own a Windows Phone, but also own an iPad. For this growing segment of our community, we are incredibly proud to introduce One Pass – the all access forum pass. … [Read more...]

Redefining the mobile forum experience, once again

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As the world’s first iPhone forum, founded in May 2006, we strive to offer the absolute best experience when it comes to providing a place for people to discuss all things iPhone and iPad. Best means different things to different people. For us, it’s about fostering conversation and removing hurdles to discussion. Building a great community of people who are knowledgeable, friendly and enjoy good healthy discussion. It’s been well over a year since we made that crazy decision to remove all advertising, which as proved to be an invaluable perk to members. People come to forums to get help with a problem or engage in robust discussion. Ads don’t help with either of those. Other than helping with our lofty server bills, they don’t help very … [Read more...]

the show: 71 – “Thumb Calisthenics” iPad and iPhone Podcast

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Join your hosts Marianne Schultz and myself for The Show: 71 - "Thumb Calisthenics". This week, we talk all about the iPhone 5. First impressions, news and more. You can subscribe to our show on iTunes, grab our RSS feed, listen now or download directly. We broadcast our iPad and iPhone podcast live each week.  Follow @everythingicafe on Twitter for updates on timing. If you'd like to be included on a future broadcast, please call 646-820-3431 and leave your name along with your question. If you'd like to provide us with feedback, we've set up a topic in our forums. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us by giving us a positive rating in iTunes.Please consider subscribing today in iTunesRSS Feed | Download … [Read more...]

iOS 6 Available Today

iOS 6

Today will mark the release of iOS 6, available today as a free iOS software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With over 200 new features, the iOS 6 update will be available for download through iTunes and over the air.iOS 6 is compatible with the following devices:iPhone 3GS iPhone 4 iPhone 4S iPod touch 4th generation iPad 2 The new iPad (third generation)Some of the big new features include a completely new Maps application that features turn-by-turn voice guided navigation, improved Siri, deep Facebook integration, shared photo streams, Passbook and FaceTime over cellular. To see which features will work with your device, check out our iOS 6 Features & Compatibility Matrix.The update is … [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...]

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...]