Tag Archives: iOS

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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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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iOS tip of the day- Take control of your Notifications

Every time an app is installed a pop up message or two appears. One asks to allow it to access your location and the other asks to allow notifications. If you decide to allow Notifications it will send updates via Notifications Center and display a pop up alert. The draw back to this could be […]

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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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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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Appy Gamer- a gamers app for the gaming world

  Wether you’re a hardcore or casual gamer Appy Gamer has something to offer. This iOS and Android  app displays a feed in a tile like UI (or Home Screen) and a variety of sources can be added and organized. The top portion of the app is static and displays the Top Stories, Photos, News, […]

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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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Search Google with your handwriting- for mobile devices

Because typing is so…yesterday! Yes Google updated their mobile search engine so it can recognize writing on the screen to do a search. It works pretty well too! All that you need to do is start writing on the screen and your text will be recognized and converted to text in the search bar. This […]

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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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Muze – your new music app

If you take a moment to reflect on the iPod and how far it has come and its main purpose you can’t deny it’s popularity, but there is one thing that was left to be desired. The interface and how you controlled your music. Apple  didn’t really change it much. Remember the click wheel and […]

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What to do after installing Absinthe 2.0 Untethered Jailbreak – updated

If your new to Jailbreaking and you just installed Absinthe 2.0 there are a few things to do right after the Jailbreak is installed. First you may want to add some more sources which I ‘ll describe immediately below, next you may want add some tweaks to spruce up you device and the last thing […]

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Convert your iPad into a Macbook Air with – Brydge

Ever since I started using an iPad I wondered why anyone would want to use an external keyboard?! You have a beautiful onscreen keyboard marched with the unparalleled UI of iOS and it works seamlessly while typing on such an already ultra portable device. So for these reasons I never jumped on the external iPad […]

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Desert Zombie: Last Stand for iOS

While we all wait for the next season of The Walking Dead to start back up you can get your Zombie killing itch scratched with Desert Zombie: Last Stand. Eight Wonder Studios developed a fun game where you can collect in-game cash to upgrade your weapons and blast zombie after zombie. Using either stationary turrets […]

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A great FPS multiplayer experience on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

If you’re a “Hardcore Gamer” and want a mobile first person shooter multiplayer game then Warm Gun may be your ticket. Emotional Robots Inc has come out with a title set in the old west but with a futuristic steam punk like feel. There are seven maps to do battle on (Ragdoll, Lowside, Attrition, Dear […]

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