iPad

The iPad is a tablet computer from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Similar in functionality to the iPhone, the iPads purpose is often quite different, sometimes even serving as a general desktop computer replacement.

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Add a New Person to a Group Message on iPhone

Jun 13, 2015 - 3 Comments
Add a contact to the group chat in Messages app of iOS

Group messaging is a great feature that makes conversations with multiple people much easier, but what if you want to add someone else to an existing group chat from iOS? No sweat, you can quickly add a new contact (or several) to a group message conversation from your iPhone or iPad with a few easy … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 9 Beta to iOS 8

Jun 12, 2015 - 22 Comments
iOS 9 compatible devices

iOS 9 may be exciting with new features and refinements, but running beta software on a primary iPhone or iPad is rarely recommended, as the experience is less than optimal at the moment. For those who installed iOS 9 beta only to discover it’s current state is a bit of a buggy battery drain, the … Read More

Anyone Can Install iOS 9 Beta Right Now, But You Shouldn’t

Jun 10, 2015 - 16 Comments
iOS 9 devices

Though Apple typically only allows iOS beta software to be installed on devices with a UDID registered with the developer program, iOS 9 beta can technically be installed on any compatible iPhone or iPad right now. But, despite all the excitement for new features and changes with iOS 9, you should wait before jumping in, … Read More

iOS 9 Compatibility & Supported Devices List

Jun 10, 2015 - 6 Comments
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Apple is aiming to further improve and refine the iPhone and iPad experience with the release of iOS 9, and with many new features and enhancements, it’s sure to be a worthwhile system update for most users. Anytime a new version of system software is released though, users inevitably wonder if their devices will be … Read More

Grab the Gorgeous iOS 9 Default Wallpaper

Jun 9, 2015 - 6 Comments
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Apple has a knack for picking beautiful wallpaper to accompany software releases, and iOS 9 is no exception with it’s wonderfully colorful wave image adorning the iPhone and iPad background. Rather than run the first beta version or wait until the fall public release, you can get the full resolution wallpaper right now.

iOS 8.4 Beta 4 Released for Testing

Jun 9, 2015 - 6 Comments
iOS 8 speed

Apple has released the fourth beta version of iOS 8.4 to users participating in the developer testing program, the same build is also available to those in the iOS Public Beta program, though it’s labeled as iOS 8.4 Public Beta 3. The latest build arrives as 12H4125a and includes the newly refreshed Music app, complete … Read More

iOS 9 Beta 1 Released for Developer Download

Jun 8, 2015 - 7 Comments
iOS 9

The first beta version of iOS 9 is available to download for users who are registered members in the Apple Developer program. The iOS 9 beta 1 build arrives as 13A4254v and is compatible with all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models which can run iOS 8.

iOS 9 Release Set for Fall with Many New Features & Improvements

Jun 8, 2015 - 2 Comments
iOS 9 improvements

Apple has announced iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update aims to refine the iOS experience from the ground up, and is said to make the entire operating system smarter, and faster.

How to Name Group Conversations in Messages for iOS

Jun 4, 2015 - 9 Comments
Name a group chat in iOS Messages

If you regularly message in group conversations or mass texts with Messages app on the iPhone or iPad, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the group conversations are labeled by the contacts involved in the conversation, like “Bob, Jon, Bill”. While that’s certainly adequate and descriptive enough, a better approach can be to assign a specific custom name … Read More

How to Straighten Photos on iPhone & iPad

May 28, 2015 - 7 Comments
Photos iOS icon

Just about everyone has taken a picture that isn’t lined up quite straight, but iOS offers a nice simple way to quickly straighten any photo by tilting the image by a small degree. Whether an image is completely askew or just slightly tilted, you can can quickly correct the image and straighten it right within … Read More

iOS Unicode Bug Crashes Messages & Reboots Devices, Here’s a Fix

May 27, 2015 - 20 Comments
Bug crashes Messages app and reboots iPhone

A bug with text rendering in iOS allows a specifically arranged text message to crash the Messages app on iPhone and iPad and then reboot the device. When the device has booted back again, the Messages app becomes unavailable as it crashes immediately upon launch, which has caused some users to think the problem is … Read More

Allow Free App Downloads Without Password Entry in iOS

May 24, 2015 - 9 Comments
Require a password for free downloads in iOS

You have likely noticed that downloading a free app from the iOS App Store triggers the ‘Enter Password’ dialog screen on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. While this is a valid precaution to prevent unauthorized users from installing apps onto an iOS device, it’s not always desired, particularly for shared iPads and iOS devices … Read More

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