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The New Apple iPad (3rd Generation) Review

The new iPad is here, and I’ve had some hands-on time with it. On the outside it is almost identical to iPad 2, and the improvements on the inside are logical component upgrades. Beyond that, it’s still the same iPad you’re familiar with. That doesn’t mean it’s any less spectacular though. Physically, the new iPad […]

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Use Hidden iPad Split Keyboard Keys

One of the cool new features on iOS 5 is the Split keyboard that you can use on the iPad. Did you realize there are hidden keys though? Perfect for those users who like to thumb type. I already showed you an article on how to initiate the Split Keyboard on an iPad running iOS […]

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Apple iTunes Match: Getting Started

Apple’s iTunes Match scans your iTunes library and matches your songs against Apple’s iTunes database and lets you access songs from anywhere you have an Internet connection Here’s how to get started. Apple’s iTunes Match had several issues when it was first released, problems like like losing your music and not finding matches were just […]

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Apple iOS: Enable Restrictions to Secure Your Device

If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and want to prevent kids or anyone from accessing certain apps – lock them down. Enable restrictions to block users from using apps and accessing inappropriate media content. On your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch go to Settings >> General >> Restrictions. Tap Enable Restrictions. You’ll […]

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New Reminders List

Apple iOS 5: How To Share Reminders

Reminders is a handy new feature in Apple’s iOS 5. Especially if you create location based Reminders. Here’s how to share your Reminders lists with friends, family and coworkers. On your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch launch the Reminders app and create a new Reminders list. Tap the list icon on the upper left corner […]

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Hotmail Flexes its Muscle on iOS 5

Windows Live Hotmail, the undisputed leader in the online webmail space announced this week that with the release of Apple’s iOS 5, Microsoft is seeing an up-tick in users configuring their devices to sync with its webmail service. According to Microsoft, approximately two million of its 360 million Windows Live Hotmail users have enabled the […]

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Battery Power

Apple iOS 5.0.1 to Fix Battery and Security Problems

Apple released the beta of iOS 5.0.1 to developers. It fixes the battery drain iOS users have reported. The response from developers using it has been largely positive too, with reports claiming it does have noticeably better battery life. On Wednesday Apple said that “A small number of customers have reported lower than expected battery […]

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New GMAIL Themes

Gmail for iOS: Google Posts, Pulls from Apple Store

12:55 Pacific: Still no sign of Gmail in the Apple iTunes store. Google posted Gmail for iOS with great fanfare — and, due to an error message on its opening, took it down. Bug fix? Google, so far, declines comment. According to the Google Blog Update: 11/2/11: Earlier today we launched a new Gmail app […]

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How To Make Your iOS Device Read to You

If you’re to busy to read through a column, notes or document, a good way to catch up is have your iPhone or iPad read to you. Here’s how to set it up using the Accessibility Options. Make Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Read to You On your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, navigate […]

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