How to Unlock an iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus the Easy Way

Sep 27, 2015 - 13 Comments

An unlocked iPhone 6S Plus

Getting an unlocked iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus is now easier than ever, all you need to do is pay the full price for the new phone and buy it from Apple. That’s it, your new iPhone arrives unlocked and not tied to any cellular carrier. Essentially this means you can use the new iPhone anywhere on any provider as long as you have a compatible SIM card for it, making it easier than ever to buy an unlocked iPhone.

If you bought an iPhone 6s for full price, we’ll detail how to unlock the new iPhone and use it on another carrier, and as you’ll see, the unlock process is often just a matter of restoring from a backup and swapping a SIM card.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 13 Comments

Mac Setup: Triple Display MacBook Pro Workstation

Sep 27, 2015 - 6 Comments

Mac setup, workstation of computer repair and web design business owner

This weeks featured Mac setup is the excellent workstation of small business owner Cory C., let’s jump right in and learn more:

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By OSXDaily - Mac Setups - 6 Comments

3 Important Improvements in iOS 9 That Are Less Than Obvious

Sep 26, 2015 - 25 Comments

3 Subtle Improvements in iOS 9

Much of what’s great about the iOS 9 update (ok, now technically iOS 9.0.1) is not blazingly obvious to the average iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch user. That’s intentional, as Apple put a lot of emphasis on under-the-hood improvements this time around, and iOS 9 offers some great enhancements that, unless pointed out, are fairly subtle.

In no particular order, here are three of the more important subtle improvements offered in iOS 9…

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 25 Comments

How to Setup iPhone 6S & iPhone 6S Plus and Bring Your Stuff With You in 2 Easy Steps

Sep 25, 2015 - 29 Comments

iPhone 6S Plus in box

If you’re getting a new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, you’ll want to be sure to set it up properly so that everything from the phone it’s replacing is brought along for the ride. To setup an iPhone 6S correctly and to successfully transfer your stuff over to the new phone, you’ll want to walk through a few specific steps. We’ll show you how to this in the quickest way possible so that you can get on and enjoy your new iPhone.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 29 Comments

Cellular Data Not Working in iOS 9 on iPhone or iPad? 6 Troubleshooting Tips

Sep 24, 2015 - 67 Comments

Cellular data not working in iOS troubleshooting tips

A number of iPhone and iPad users have discovered cellular data usage is failing to work after updating to iOS 9. The cellular data problem is typically manifested in a few ways; either an outright failure to transmit any data or access the internet whatsoever when the iPhone or iPad is connected to a cellular network (though wi-fi continues to work), a failure of certain apps to connect to mobile data or access cellular data, or, in some situations the Cellular Data button is disabled but grayed out and unable to be toggled on.

If you are experiencing cellular data transmission or mobile connection issues in iOS 9 or any of the iOS 9 point releases, you may be able to resolve the issue with some troubleshooting tips we’ll outline below.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Troubleshooting - 67 Comments

iOS 9.1 Public Beta 2 Available for Testing

Sep 24, 2015 - 7 Comments

iOS 9.1 Public Beta 2

Apple has released a second public beta for iOS 9.1, arriving as build 13B5119f to match the second developer beta.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, News - 7 Comments

Wrong iOS Version Showing Up in Software Update? Here’s the Fix

Sep 23, 2015 - 6 Comments

iOS Settings are where you can install iOS Software Updates Have you ever checked for an iOS update and discovered the wrong version is showing up to install? Typically this happens when a new iOS update version becomes available, but the Software Update section of the iOS Settings app displays an older now outdated version as available to install on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you run into this situation with an iOS update showing an incorrect version available, the solution to show the proper latest update available is quite simple.

Some users are experienced this exact issue with the iOS 9.0.1 update, where Software Update offers an iOS 9 update instead of the latest version – in this case, it’s usually because they’re running the iOS 9 GM release from the beta program. Regardless, the solution is the same.

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iOS 9.0.1 Update Released with Bug Fixes [IPSW Download Links]

Sep 23, 2015 - 39 Comments

iOS 9.0.1 Update available to download now

Apple has released the iOS 9.0.1 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The small update includes multiple bug fixes, including a relatively critical fix for a bug which caused some users to be unable to complete the iOS 9 update due to being stuck on a “Slide to Upgrade” screen.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, News - 39 Comments

iOS 9.1 Beta 2 & tvOS Beta 2 Released for Developers

Sep 23, 2015 - 3 Comments

iOS 9.1 beta 2 download on the Developer Center

Apple has released the second beta version of iOS 9.1 to developers, arriving as build 13B5119e for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Separately, a new tvOS beta has arrived for Apple TV developers.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, News - 3 Comments

How to Search iOS Settings on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch to Find Any Settings Option

Sep 22, 2015 - 4 Comments

iOS Settings icon We’ve all been there; you want to change a setting on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, but you can’t remember where that preference or option is located in the Settings app. Fortunately, thanks to a search feature built into the Settings app of iOS, you no longer have to wonder and poke around to find a particular setting, you can just search for it by typing it into a hidden settings search box.

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By Paul Horowitz - iPad, iPhone, Tips & Tricks - 4 Comments

OS X 10.11.1 Public Beta 1 Released for Mac

Sep 21, 2015 - 10 Comments

OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Public Beta

Apple has released the first Public Beta build of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 for Mac users enrolled in the OS X Public Beta testing program. The first public beta arrives about a week after the first developer beta of 10.11.1 was released, but the builds appear to be the same 15B17c.

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By Paul Horowitz - Mac OS X, News - 10 Comments

Apple Electric Car Release Date Set for 2019, According to WSJ Report

Sep 21, 2015 - 22 Comments

Apple Car project set for 2019 debut, shown here is a BMW i3 which Apple is said to be considering as a 'base' for the vehicle

Apple is targeting a ship date of 2019 for their electric car project, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.

The accelerated launch schedule is apparently the result of Apple committing to the electric car project, which is code-named Project Titan.

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By Paul Horowitz - News, Rumor - 22 Comments

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