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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How to Downgrade iOS 8 Beta to iOS 7

Jun 8, 2014 - 8 Comments
Downgrade iOS 8

Have you decided that running an iOS 8 beta on your iPhone or iPad isn’t such a great idea after all? Understandable, considering the beta releases are fairly buggy, mainly for developer testing, and not intended for prime time usage quite yet, so let’s walk through how to downgrade iOS 8 back to iOS 7. … Read More

App Updates Not Showing in the iOS App Store? Here’s a Solution for iPhone & iPad

Jun 5, 2014 - 2 Comments
App Updates where are you

If you’ve ever launched the App Store in iOS to discover the “Updates” tab is empty, but you know for certain that an app update is widely available, you may have run into a peculiar and frustrating bug within iOS. Unlike the Mac App Store with Command+R, there is no easy way to ‘refresh’ the … Read More

iOS 8 Supported Devices List

Jun 4, 2014 - 4 Comments
iOS 8 logo

Wondering if your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch will be able to run the latest and greatest of iOS 8 when it’s released this fall to the public? Chances are good that it’s compatible, and if your device supports iOS 7 then it can probably run iOS 8 too, well, with the exception of the … Read More

iOS 8 Release Date Scheduled for Fall

Jun 2, 2014 - Leave a Comment
iOS 8 logo

Apple’s next major mobile operating system release, iOS 8, is set to launch this fall. Similar to the anticipated desktop release timeline of OS X Yosemite, no specific release date has been announced yet, but Fall of 2014 ranges from September 22 to December 21, providing for a general timeframe of when to expect the … Read More

How to Control What Apps Can Access Photos in iOS

Jun 1, 2014 - Leave a Comment
How to control what apps have access to Photos in iOS

iOS allows users to control what apps can access the images and photos stored on their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This is handled through the Privacy settings and offers granular control over which specific third party applications are allowed to pull images from the Photos app, Camera Roll, and also whether or not they … Read More

Use Safari Reader Mode for Improved Mobile Web Browsing & Reading on iPhone

May 29, 2014 - 9 Comments
Use Safari Reader on an iPhone

Safari Reader mode simplifies the appearance of web pages by attempting to render only a pages primary article text into a minimalistic focused view. This can be helpful when reading much of whats found on the web on any iOS device, but it’s particularly useful on the iPhone since many websites don’t have an optimized … Read More

How to Stop iTunes AutoFilling Unwanted Music Onto an iPhone / iPod touch / iPad

May 26, 2014 - 4 Comments
iTunes logo

Have you ever wanted to just copy a song or two over to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad from iTunes, only to have iTunes try to sync a whole barrage of unwanted music to the iOS device? That happens due to iTunes AutoFill, a feature that some users may enjoy as it will fill … Read More

Remove Color Filters from Photos in iOS to Restore the Original Image

May 24, 2014 - 1 Comment
Restoring an unfiltered original image in iOS Photos app

Both the actively applied Camera filters and the later added Photos apps based color filtering in iOS can add some nice stylizing effects to pictures, helping to give them a unique look, but if you decide you’re no longer wanting an image to be filtered through a crazy color lens, you can actually easily remove … Read More

How Much Cellular Data Does iMessage Use? Here’s How to Find Out on iPhone

May 22, 2014 - 8 Comments
How much data does iMessage use?

iMessage sends text messages, pictures, and movies over cellular data rather than through the traditional SMS and MMS protocols, but have you ever wondered just how much of an iPhone data plan all your iMessage use is consuming? It turns out that you can find this information through a somewhat buried location in iOS Settings, … Read More

How to Set the iOS Calendar to Start on a Monday Instead of Sunday

May 20, 2014 - 2 Comments
Start the week on Monday in Calendar for iPhone

The iPhone and iPad Calendar app defaults to starting a week on Sunday, which is the generally accepted standard of most US calendars. Meanwhile, some other nations start the calendar week on Monday, and some users just prefer to start the week on the first weekday of Monday rather than the weekend of Sunday anyway. … Read More

Generate a Random Number with Siri

May 19, 2014 - 5 Comments
Generate a random number with Siri

Many iPhone and iPad users know that Siri has a huge range of capabilities surrounding specific actions, but fewer know that Siri can also serve more obscure functions, like generating a random number for you. This is handled through Siri’s data connection through Wolfram Alpha, and it’s effective at truly randomizing integers similar to the … Read More

How to Get a List of Purchased Apps Not Installed on an iPhone

May 19, 2014 - Leave a Comment
List all apps not installed on iOS

Those of us who have been using an iPhone or iPad for a while have likely acquired a sizable amount of iOS apps through purchases, downloads, promos for temporarily free apps, and general promo code redemptions, many of which end up deleted or removed after the initial install. If you ever want to quickly see … Read More

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