Month: May 2013

Top ways to use your iPhone better – Part 1

The iPhone is a sophisticated device, capable of improving the way we perform many tasks and live life. However, there are a number of steps you can take to better use these devices, from jailbreaking to outfitting your iPhone with a case and utilizing specialized apps and accessories for specific uses. If you're one of those people…

Tablet sales expected to surpass notebooks this year

If you have an iPad or an iPad mini, then you're probably already aware that tablets have been becoming increasingly popular. A new report from International Data Corporation highlights just how popular they are, with tablet sales expected to surpass laptop sales by the end of 2013, and pass up desktops in 2015. Tablet sales are…

Crafty tricks to save your iPhone from recovery mode and slow data speeds

Even though iPhones are particularly sophisticated machines, they still need to be fixed sometimes. When an iPhone has a software problem, some try to resolve it by restoring a backup or updating to firmware. However, these can cause additional problems, and as PC Advisor's Jim Martin recently noted, the iPhone can end up stuck in…

How to effectively make the switch from BlackBerry to iPhone

While Research In Motion has put considerable effort into reviving their market presence and revamping their product offerings, it has not been particularly successful so far. BlackBerry smartphones have long been a favorite for business professionals, but today more corporate users are making the switch to the iPhone. But not all BlackBerry users have realized just…

Top tricks and tips to extend your iPhone’s battery life – Part 2

In part one, we provided a few great tips for extending your iPhone's battery life, including making a few settings adjustments and disabling things like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, push email and notifications. But we're not done yet, as there's lots more where that came from! Enabling Wi-Fi at work I know we just told you to disable Wi-Fi,…

Top tricks and tips to extend your iPhone’s battery life – Part 1

The iPhone remains as one of the most popular devices today. However, while many will agree that the iPhone is an impressive gadget, it still can fall short when it comes to battery life – with all that the iPhone can do, it's no wonder it takes a little bit of juice. But you don't…

Common iPhone, iPod and iPad questions answered

Not everyone can be as tech-savvy as they'd like – but that's okay because we're here to help! When it comes to effectively using some of your favorite devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod mini, we have a few tips that can help make life easier. How to factory reset an iPad or iPhone It is becoming…

Would you let your cat use your iPad?

Typically, most people think of their iPads as tools specifically meant for human usage. But, as it turns out, the tablet's touchscreen functionality makes it ideally suited for your favorite household pets too. Of late, some developers have been thinking outside the litter box and have created apps specifically designed for cats and dogs. According…

Catching Apple fever and expressing Apple love

Most people stress how much they adore their iPhones and iPads. Apple is certainly aware of its profound influence, which is evident by looking at the company website and how it presents its products. "There's iPhone. And then there's everything else," Apple states on its website. "What makes an iPhone unlike anything else? Maybe it's that it…

IPhones and iPods used to promote better health

If you're one of the many who recognize the amazing functionality of the iPhone and iPod, you might not be surprised to learn that these gadgets are being used to improve health and medical care. For example, Voice of America recently reported that researchers have developed an experimental iPhone app that is intended to be used…