Smartphone cameras have come a long way in recent years, to the point where digital camera sales have dropped off dramatically – and iPhones are no different. If you own an iPhone, then you pretty much have digital camera-worthy software and hardware within arm’s reach, all day, everyday. It’s no surprise then, that we’re all […]
AirDrop allows you to share files with other nearby Macs, and now in OS X Yosemite you can also share with iOS users. Previously, it only worked with other Mac users which was convenient but rather frustrating for anyone that had an iPhone or iPad. Likewise, on iOS AirDrop was previously limited to other iOS devices, a limitation […]
What is an Instant Hotspot? Sometimes when you’re on the road, you need to access the Internet on your Mac but only have your iPhone with you to connect. There aren’t always Wi-Fi hotspots around, and those “free” ones sometimes require you to register or create an account. I am actually writing some of this article […]
I have a drawer full of old iPhones in various states of disrepair. In the past I have given a couple away to members of my family and often considered selling the rest. But I would rather keep them, I can still vividly remember unpacking each one, even the smell of the expertly crafted packaging.
The 20th FIFA World Cup has finally kicked off in Brazil. If you are constantly on the move or just don’t want to be couch bound for the next month, why not try these great free iPhone apps to keep you in touch with all the action.
Most of us have unfortunately at one time or another experienced poor mobile reception on the iPhone – inevitably just when you need it most. But why can your iPhone’s signal be weak in the first place? Besides the very well publicised “Antennaegate” débacle there are many reasons, but it’s commonly due to factors outside of […]
With the increasing popularity of sites such as Tumblr and WordPress, which offer free web hosting services to users, it seems like just about everyone has a blog these days. Formatting posts on these websites, however, takes a while to get around – and what if you’d prefer to use your mobile device, instead of […]
It is pretty much a law that, no matter how much space you have on your iDevice, you will always manage to fill it. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve eagerly waited for a new application to install, only to be notified that I do not have ‘sufficient space’. With that in […]
For the vast majority of people, serial numbers are incomprehensible numbers and letters that don’t really mean much. They’re in small font on the back of your phone and you don’t really pay them much attention. Until now. Serial numbers are actually much more interesting than it first appear. The saying don’t judge a book […]
The iPhone produces quite reasonable sound, and when you’re on the go it can be a convenient option to be able to listen to your music collection through a pair of semi-decent speakers rather than headphones. For lazy summer days in the park, business trips away and many other situations, being able to crank up […]
If you like number crunching and have an iPad or iOS device, I imagine that one of your biggest disappointments is the lack of Microsoft Office and Excel on the device. The latter is the mother of all spreadsheet and number crunching programs, and is used by people the world over either for some serious […]
So you’ve bought a new iPhone and taken lots of stunning pictures, but how do you get them onto your Mac so that you can edit, browse and send them to friends? You’re probably already familiar with iTunes as a method to sync photos and albums between your computer and the iPhone, but the method of […]
One highlight of iOS 5 for the Apple iPad and iPhone is the free “Find My Friends” App by Apple. Together with the iCloud feature introduced with Mac OS X Lion, this map-based App uses the built-in GPS (Global Positioning System) on your iPad and iPhone, to allow you and your friends to share your […]