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Add GPS to your WiFi iPod touch or iPad


  With the Bad Elf BE-GPS 1000 you can use navigation on your iPod touch or iPad where ever you might need it. No really, anywhere! The Bad Elf satellite receiver can lock on up to 15 satellites to use GPS navigation all in a compact dongle that’s about the size of a quarter. Accurate within 8 ft the device can […]

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Date and Time syncing issues on iPhone 5 and how to fix it


Some people are experiencing a problem with the time and date not syncing correctly on their new iPhone 5. It seems that this problem is mainly on Verizon’s network according to Apple Informer via Apple Insider. When Verizon was posed with the issue they claim that the problem is with Apple’s firmware. Apple is then pointing the finger at […]

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iOS tip of the Day- Can’t answer a call? reply with a message instead


This is a handy feature in Apple’s latest version firmware iOS 6. While in a meeting last week I placed my iPhone on vibrate and during the meeting I got a call. Since I couldn’t answer I just replied with a friendly message of “In a meeting call you later” and the call was sent […]

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iPhone 5 lightning cable charging problem


I found a problem while charging my iPhone 5 today. After I plugged in the lightning cable to charge I accidentally bumped it and noticed it had stopped charging. So I slightly wiggled the connector left and right. While doing this I noticed that it would start charging (it made the charge sound) then it […]

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Get Google maps back on iOS 6 with street view


With all the scrutiny Apple is getting on their new Maps app its hard not search out other alternative apps. While Apple has made some improvements to their native app it may not ne enough for some of you. If you’re a fan of Google maps and want it back like prior to iOS 6 here’s how […]

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How to Trim videos


When a video is recorded it may be too long to Email or MMS. That can be fixed by “trimming” it. Or there may be a part of the video that might need to be cut out and this can simply be done after its recorded. After a video is recorded open it in the […]

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Sharing photos on iOS with Chirp and iPhoto


  Sharing photos can be done many ways. There’s sharing via email where you can send up to 5 photos at a time. There’s MMS and you can send multiple photos but it will compress the pic and you wont get the original raw file. Then there are many different apps in Apple’s app store […]

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Navigate home screen pages without swiping


Swiping through the home screens on your iOS device is fun and effortless. With a swipe of the finger to the left and the right the pages responsively slide back and forth. Well, there’s another way to navigate those pages on your device and it works on iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. Simply tap directly to the […]

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Add Bluetooth streaming to a stock car stereo


update: with the release of the iPhone 5 this method works great since there are no accessories on the market to connect to car stereos. Adding Bluetooth to a stock car stereo can be easier than one might think. It can also get a bit expensive depending on which route you want to go. There are plenty […]

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Add widgets to Notification Center without a Jailbreak for iOS


If you have apps that are used frequently and you would like to access them rather quickly. Speed U is a great way to unobtrusively add this functionality to your iOS device. Usually jailbreaking your device is necessary to get a feature like this. SBSettings is a popular tweak for this purpose and while it allows for a wider range of functionality, again […]

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Boom – Global Delight updates for Mountain Lion


Global Delight recently updated their Audio enhancing software to be compatible with Mountain Lion for Mac. If you haven’t checked out Boom yet, you should. It enhances the stock Macbook speakers along with any other speakers you may have connected to your Mac. Boom allows for multiple pre-sets or profiles to be saved for different […]

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Set a longer more secure Passcode – on iOS


If you don’t already use a passcode for your iDevice and your concerned about keeping your information private you should enable it from the settings app. There are a number of reasons to set a passcode for your phone but if you want a more secure code, you can enable one easily. This can be […]

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Decrease Macbook Pro boot time


I recently upgraded my SSD (Solid State Drive) from a 60GB to a 120GB. For reference I am using a OCZ Vertex 3 and I have a mid 2010 Macbook Pro Core 2 Duo running Lion with 8GB of RAM so having too little RAM is not an issue. I only use the SSD for […]

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Add more storage to a Macbook Air or Macbook Pro


About a month ago a new start-up came to Kickstarter. This product is aimed to increase to storage capacity of a Macbook Air but will also work on all Macbook Pros models as well Mid 2010 and later that have an SD card slot. Inserting a Micro SD card into the Nifty Minidrive and then […]

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