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Posts Tagged ‘ios’



Tablet Operating Systems

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Gary is tablet shopping and wants to know about the various operating systems. We take a look at Android, iOS and Windows. Continue reading

Help! Lost My Notes In iOS Update!

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Anne can’t find her Notes since her iOS 7 update. We help her track them down. Continue reading

In The News: 10-11-2013

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

In The News: 10 -11-2013 Windows 8 passes iOSX, clip-on camera lets your record every moment of your life & Instagram to add advertising. Continue reading

Google wants you to use Quickoffice on your mobile device and they’re willing to give it to you for free. Continue reading

iOS 7 Fixes 80 Security Issues On iPhone

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The iOS 7 update not only gives iPhones a new look for the operating system, it also fixes 80 security issues that could threaten your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Continue reading

How Do I Close Apps in iOS 7?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Anne just updated to iOS 7 and she wants to know how to close apps. We explain how it works in this quick tip. Continue reading

Good news for Skype users with iPads and iPhones. Skype has just updated the iPad and iPhone apps to let you take part in group voice calls. Continue reading

In The News: 9-27-2013

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

In The News: 9-27-2013 – The BBC comes to Hulu, the Kindle app gets a redesign for iOS 7 & Microsoft announces dividends. Continue reading

Fed up with rude alarm clocks that jerk you awake? Here are some smart alarm apps that wake you up only after you are fully rested. Continue reading

iOS – Access Project Gutenberg

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Project Gutenberg is a repository for hundreds of public domain eBooks, like Alice in Wonderland, works from Mark twain, Shakespeare – and a whole bunch more! Here’s how to get access to free books in iOs Continue reading

Pulse bills itself as “Your news. Anywhere.” That’s a pretty good description of this nifty free app (and website, for those without a tablet or smartphone) that lets you set up a customized news feed of the information that interests you. Continue reading

Chic from Northern Virginia writes: How do I copy to my home videos and audios recorded on an iPad so I can watch them on my PC? Answer: Transferring video and audio from your iPad or iPhone/iPod to your PC is a fairly simple process. To begin plug in your… Continue reading

Google+ Sign-In – How It Works

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Google has introduced Google+ Sign-In, which the company promises is “simple and secure, minus the social spam.” If you sign in to Gmail, YouTube or any other Google service, you can use your credentials to sign in to outside apps. This works like Facebook sign-in, but Google says their version is better. Continue reading

iOS – Press Volume Up

Monday, March 4th, 2013

It seems like everything electronic has a touch screen now, but if you ask me there’s just no replacing a nice, physical button to get the job done. Continue reading

Help! My Android Tablet Has No Instructions

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Looking for some instructions for using your new Android tablet? Here are some suggestions on the best places to search for help. Continue reading

iPhone Notifications: How To Silence Alerts

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Have you ever been completely embarrassed by a loud, annoying ring or chirp sounding off from your iPhone while in a quiet, public setting? If you answered yes, then I’m sure you have been eager to know how to prevent this from happening again! Thankfully, silencing iPhone alerts and notifications is easier than you may think. Continue reading

iOS Shortcuts: Helpful Time-Saving Tips

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Although I absolutely adore my iPhone, I have to admit that at times, typing long-winded messages can be quite the tedious task. I always wished for a quicker, easier way to enter in the same phrases or addresses into e-mails or text messages. Luckily, I recently discovered a super-handy tool featured on iOS: shortcuts! Continue reading

WS App Review: SoundHound

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Have you ever caught yourself wondering what song was playing during a commercial? Do you remember a time sitting at a restaurant when your favorite, classic melody blared through the speakers, yet you just couldn’t put a name to it? For all my fellow iPhone users out there, I am happy to say that I have good news for you! SoundHound, one of the quickest music recognition apps out there, is the perfect tool for alleviating all the musical mysteries in your life. Continue reading

WS App Review: Tip Calculator

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Whether you’re devouring a gourmet dish at a fine dining establishment or grabbing some grub at a local diner with friends, having the right tool to help you tip your server appropriately can really come in handy. Good news, fellow iPhone users! There IS an app for that! Tip Calculator, by iHandy Inc., is an awesome tool to have anytime you plan on going out to eat. Continue reading

WS App Review: Viber

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Have you ever wished for an inexpensive way to stay in touch with friends and relatives across the country, or even around the world? Now you can, with the super-cool Viber app! Compatible with a variety of smartphone platforms, Viber is a simple, quick and easy method for connecting with buddies for free. Continue reading

iOS: Find on Page?

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Need to find something in Safari for your iOS device? This is the tip you’re looking for! Continue reading

Apple button tip! Stay in the app! Continue reading

Top Sketching Apps for iPad Pt. 2

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Now that we’ve sampled two great iPad sketching apps in the form of Sketchbook Ink and Sketchbook Pro, we take a look at two more apps likely to draw comparisons to Autodesk’s offerings: Adobe Ideas and Procreate: Continue reading

Top Sketching Apps for iPad Pt. 1

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Regardless of their drawbacks, both versions of SketchBook for iOS are fantastically capable apps for drawing on your iPad; but before you choose which is best for you, stay tuned for Part Two of our series for more recommendations on the Best Drawing Apps available for the iPad. Continue reading

Android vs iOS: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The Android vs. iOS debate has blossomed into quite the war among sides. So, what’s the deal? Is Android really the blissful open enviroment that lets people truly customize the device – or is it a virus-ridden monster which has more junk then quality? Continue reading

HDR Photography Made Simple

Monday, June 18th, 2012

For starters, HDR photography is where your pictures capture both the shadows and light areas much more vividly than the regular camera lens. Our eyes do that already, which is why the brightest area in our vision is balanced off with the darkest area and we get a truly dynamic sight in front of us. Continue reading

iPad Save Images

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

At first glance, it doesn’t seem all too easy to save images on your iPad, but thankfully the solution is far easier than you think! Continue reading

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