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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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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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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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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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Use a PS3 controller for smartphone gaming


  University student Ryan French has created a very unique and marketable product. Using his experience with CAD, programing and 3D modeling Ryan spawned, GameKlip. The device simply clips onto a PS3 controller and an Android smart phone. Instead of using Bluetooth the phone connects to the controller using a USB OTG (On The Go) […]

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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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A shocking new iPhone case – Yellow Jacket for iPhone


There are so many peripheral devices and accessories on the market for the iPhone it’s hard to keep track but this device or accessory is a little different. Designed with personal protection in mind the Yellow Jacket iPhone 4/4s case doubles as a stun gun. A 650,000 volt stun gun capable of taking down a […]

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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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