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How to Rotate Photos on the iPhone & iPad

May 1, 2012 - 8 Comments

Did you take a great picture but your iPhone camera orientation was upside-down or sideways? If so, it’s easy to correct it and rotate photos directly on the iPhone or iPad without any additional app downloads. You’ll need iOS 5 or later to use the simple rotation adjustments feature. From the Photos app, tap on … Read More

iOS 5.1 Battery Life is Significantly Improved

Mar 10, 2012 - 100 Comments

Battery life has been an ongoing issue for some iOS 5 users, particularly those with iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. The recent iOS 5.1 update aimed to fix that with “improved battery life” mentioned in the release notes, but just how improved is it? With casual use since the update was released, the consensus at … Read More

Can’t Download iOS 5.1? Try These Fixes

Mar 9, 2012 - 80 Comments

iOS 5.1 was released a few days ago but some people are still having problems when trying to update. The download can time out, not start at all, or sometimes throw an error message saying “Unable to Check for Update. An error occurred while checking for a software update.” or “The network connection could not … Read More

How to Use the Lock Screen Camera in iOS 5.1

Mar 8, 2012 - 39 Comments

You may have noticed that iOS 5.1 changed the behavior of the lock screen camera compared to it’s predecessor, this has caused some confusion as to how it works compared to iOS 5. You’ll notice that if you tap on the camera icon now it just causes the screen to bounce. No, the bouncing screen … Read More

iOS 5.1 Released [Direct Download Links]

Mar 7, 2012 - 54 Comments

iOS 5.1 has been released, alongside the new iPad 3 and new Apple TV. The update brings a variety of new features and bug fixes to iOS including the ability to delete images from Photo Stream, camera shortcut visible by default on lock screen, improved camera face detection, Japanese language support for Siri, genius mixes … Read More

Enable the iPhone Camera Grid to Take Better Pictures

Mar 4, 2012 - 5 Comments

Turning on the iPhone camera grid makes it easier to take better pictures, here’s how to enable it: Launch the Camera app from home screen or lock screen Tap on “Options” at the top Swipe Grid to “ON” Tap “Done” to hide the Options again and return back to Camera The grid will not appear … Read More

Mark Multiple Emails as Read on iPhone

Feb 28, 2012 - 6 Comments

If you’re suffering from email overload, sometimes the easiest thing to do is just mark everything as read and start over again. While there is no select all or mark all as read option in iOS, you can mark multiple emails as read on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch as long as you select … Read More

Swipe to Return Missed Calls From iPhone Lock Screen

Feb 25, 2012 - 14 Comments

Miss a phone call? Rather than tapping through to the recent call log and finding the last caller, you can immediately return a missed call by swiping to the right on the phone icon alongside the callers name, directly from the iPhone lock screen. You’ll need iOS 5 or later and Notifications Center must be … Read More

Install iOS ’86 Theme on iPhone & iPod touch

Feb 22, 2012 - 17 Comments

Remember that retro iOS ’86 concept theme for iPhone that popped up recently? We were hoping it would become an iOS theme, and it has. To use the iOS 86 theme you’ll need to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 5.0.1, here is how to do that with absinthe for iPhone 4S, or … Read More

Enable Additional Screen Zoom Gestures in iOS for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Feb 22, 2012 - 5 Comments

iOS has additional system wide zoom abilities accessible by a gesture, much like OS X’s zoom feature. To use the extra zoom gestures on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, first you’ll need to enable them in iOS: Open Settings and tap on General Scroll down to “Accessibility” and tap on “Zoom”, flick the switch … Read More

iPad Split Keyboard Has 6 Hidden Keys to Make Typing Even Easier

Feb 5, 2012 - 4 Comments

Did you know the split iPad keyboard in iOS 5 includes six hidden ‘phantom’ keys that make typing even easier? The hidden keys are Y, H, B, T, G, and V, and technically they’re just duplicates of the keys directly across from each other while the touch keyboard is split in two. This makes some … Read More

Fix Safari Crashing on iPad and iOS

Jan 29, 2012 - 48 Comments

We’ve been made aware of some ongoing issues with apps crashing constantly on iPads running iOS 5 and later, both iPad and iPad 2 are impacted with Safari being particularly sensitive and seemingly crashing anytime javascript or a video loads and sometimes with just general web browsing. At worst, Safari won’t even launch and crashes … Read More

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