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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iPad Air 2 & iPad Mini 3 Released

Oct 16, 2014 - 1 Comment
iPad Air and iPad Mini

Apple has announced updates to the iPad line, officially labeled as the iPad Air 2, and iPad Mini 3. All new models include faster processors and improved capabilities, Touch ID sensors, and while iPad Mini remains in the same enclosure, the iPad Air 2 has been redesigned to be slimmer than ever. Some of these … Read More

iOS 8.1 Release Date Set for October 20

Oct 16, 2014 - 17 Comments
iOS 8

iOS 8.1 will be released for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices on Monday, October 20, according to Apple. The update will include new features like Apple Pay, the re-introduction of the Photos app Camera Roll, the ability to interact with Macs running OS X Yosemite, and the update is expected to include many … Read More

Resolving iMessage & Messages Problems in iOS 8

Oct 15, 2014 - 37 Comments
How much data does iMessage use?

iMessage delivery and the Message app typically works great, but some users have experienced a few frustrating issues since iOS 8 with either failing deliveries of messages, new messages not appearing in the Messages app despite getting a chime or alert that a new message has arrived, messages not marking as read, multimedia messages not … Read More

Oops: Apple Appears to Leak Updated iPad Air and iPad Mini a Day Early

Oct 15, 2014 - 8 Comments
iPad Air and iPad Mini

The updated iPads expected to debut tomorrow will feature Touch ID sensors and improved cameras able to shoot in burst mode, according to an apparent slip-up posted by Apple to the iBooks store.

Activate Siri With Only Your Voice for a True Hands-Free Experience

Oct 14, 2014 - 21 Comments
Siri

Siri got a magnificent boost in iOS 8 with faster understanding and greatly improved comprehension, but a lesser obvious option was also added; the ability to summon Siri with just your voice. With this feature enabled, Siri will be actively listening and waiting for your commands, but only whenever the iPhone or iPad is connected … Read More

Does iOS 8 Feel Slow? 4 Tips to Help Fix Sluggish Performance & Lag

Oct 12, 2014 - 51 Comments
iOS 8 speed

Though iOS 8 has tons of great new features and so many improvements, the release has not been entirely trouble-free for some users, and certain iPhone and iPad devices may feel as if their performance has degraded after the update. The extent of the speed issue seems to vary, ranging from random and generally sluggish … Read More

Make Reading iBooks in the Dark Easier for the Eyes with Auto-Night Mode on iPhone & iPad

Oct 10, 2014 - 9 Comments
Auto-Night Mode for iBooks

If you use iBooks and your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to read, you can improve your evening reading experience by switching the theme to Sepia or the “Night” color scheme. Up until now though, you’ve had to perform that theme change yourself, and if you get caught up in a good book, you know … Read More

Stop Videos Disappearing from Messages App in iOS by Disabling Auto-Delete

Oct 9, 2014 - Leave a Comment
Auto delete multimedia messages in iOS

Have you noticed that after you watch a video message sent to your iPhone or iPad in Messages app, it disappears automatically soon after? It’ll be completely gone from the Messages app and the media overview for the given message thread. That auto-delete video messages feature is new to iOS 8 and is enabled by … Read More

12″ Retina MacBook Air Coming Next Year Along with 12.9″ iPad?

Oct 9, 2014 - 6 Comments
iPad Pro

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a new 12-inch MacBook Air with “a higher resolution display” will enter mass production at the end of the year, suggesting a release sometime in early 2015. Additionally, Apple has reportedly delayed production plans for a larger screen 12.9″ iPad until later next year, according to the same … Read More

Apple Event for October 16 Scheduled, New iPads & iMacs Expected

Oct 8, 2014 - 4 Comments
iMac with Retina Display

As the rumors anticipated, Apple has officially announced an event next week for October 16. The keynote event is scheduled to begin at 10 AM PST at their Cupertino campus Town Hall auditorium. It’s currently unknown whether the event will have a live video stream or not.

Find Out What Music is Playing with Siri and iPhone

Oct 7, 2014 - 1 Comment
Siri what song is playing

Not only is Siri quite a bit faster in iOS 8, but the virtual assistant is also more intelligent with some new tricks up their sleeve too. One of the notable new features is the ability to recognize what songs are playing, much like the Shazam app that is fairly popular with iPhone users. Siri … Read More

iOS 8.1 Beta 2 Released to Developers

Oct 7, 2014 - 4 Comments
iOS 8.1 beta 2 OTA download

Apple has released iOS 8.1 beta 2 for those registered in the iOS Developer program. The latest build arrives versioned as 12B407 and is said to include bug fixes and feature improvements to the mobile operating system. Users who are currently running the first beta of iOS 8.1 on a compatible iPhone, iPad, ro iPod … Read More

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