Month: April 2013

How to extend the battery life of your iPod

If you have some complaints about the battery life of your favorite iPod, it could be worse. A recent article for The Connexion took a look at how some companies adapt their product plans to deal with the threat of obsolescence, detailing categories like cars, washing machines computer printers and Apple iPods. Looking specifically at…

Take the iPhone on the road with Volkswagen’s new iBeetle

If you love your iPhone and wish Apple made an iCar, that dream is one step closer to becoming a reality. Apple and Volkswagen have teamed up to make a new version of the well-known car: the iBeetle. Apple and Volkswagen teams both worked to create the iBeetle, which sources noted looks pretty much the same as…

How to use an iPhone camera with a tripod

One of the most popular features of modern smart devices is the camera, which allows users to snap photos and shoot videos using their iPhone rather than investing in separate equipment. But the most exciting moments to photograph are often full of activity, making it easy to lose control of your camera. Here at iResQ,…

iBreak stories: FOOOOORRRREEEE!

Who doesn't enjoy spending a day hitting the links in the California sunshine? Well, one of our customers most likely. We recently received an iPhone from an owner in Laguna, California, that had seen better days after what was supposed to be a relaxing day on the golf course. Have you ever heard the expression…

Teenagers flock to smartphones

While it's likely not a surprise that teenagers are big users of smartphones, recent data from Pew Research Center highlighted just how much the teenage segment loves mobile devices and explained how this group is making use of the technology. According to ReadWrite contributor Brian S. Hall, U.S. teenagers have passionately embraced smartphones since the technology's emergence,…

Make the most of AirPlay Mirroring

Apple has offered a version of screen sharing technology since it introduced AirTunes in 2004, but many iOS and Mac users still do not take advantage of the technology, which allows them to display pictures or video on a connected TV. However, among screen mirroring services, Apple's is the most popular. A recent study by…

Apple pays $53 million settlement for class action suit

While you already are well aware that third party device repair services like iResQ's provide a much needed answer to the shortcomings of the warranties for Apple products, recent developments may mean that those who feel shortchanged by the company regarding warranty policies may soon get some relief. Wired magazine recently reported that Apple has…

Running the distance with your iPod

If you exercise regularly – and of course you do because it's good for your health – you might be among the many who view their iPods as an integral part of their workout. Whether you're in a gym, chugging along on the treadmill or among the elements for an outdoor run, chances are you have a…

Quick fixes for iPad connectivity issues or dying battery

Sometimes when people find themselves in a pinch, a quick fix is necessary – whether there's a problem with your iPad's network connectivity or your iPad or iPhone has a fast-dying battery. We've got a few quick-fix solutions that you can try. In a recent CBS MoneyWatch article, contributor Dave Johnson explained how one of the…

Quick fixes for iPad connectivity issues or dying battery

Sometimes when people find themselves in a pinch, a quick fix is necessary – whether there's a problem with your iPad's network connectivity or your iPad or iPhone has a fast-dying battery. We've got a few quick-fix solutions that you can try. In a recent CBS MoneyWatch article, contributor Dave Johnson explained how one of the…