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iPhone or iPad Running Slow After Installing iOS 5? Here’s How to Fix the Speed

Nov 15, 2011 - 41 Comments
iPhone, iPad, and iPod

If your iPad or iPhone is running slow after updating to iOS 5 you’re not alone, for many the update has made their device feel sluggish, with taps taking longer to register, stalls between swipes, and just a general noticeable decrease in performance. This seems to effect all iOS devices too, indicating it’s not necessarily … Read More

“Developing Apps for iOS 5” is a New Free Online Class from Stanford University

Nov 15, 2011 - 6 Comments
Stanford University Developing Apps for iOS 5

Stanford University’s School of Engineering has released full HD videos and slides of their Fall 2011 “Developing Apps for iOS” course. The lectures and lessons for CS193P are focused on iOS 5 and downloadable for free from iTunes University, offering a great look at beginning iOS development through the eyes of a world class engineering … Read More

Add or Remove Apps from Notification Center in iOS

Nov 14, 2011 - 4 Comments
Add or Remove Apps in Notification Center

You can quickly add or remove any items from showing up in Notification Center in iOS on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by modifying your allowed apps through the central system settings. This isn’t the same method as disabling an item like the stock ticker, but it’s faster if you want to adjust several … Read More

iTunes Match Release Date: November 14, Now Available!

Nov 13, 2011 - 5 Comments
iTunes Match Beta 3

Update: iTunes Match is now available along with iTunes 10.5.1, download it now to sign up for the music streaming and cloud storage service. The public release of iTunes Match seems to be approaching quickly as a third beta of iTunes 10.5.1 is made available to developers. The new beta focuses on iTunes Match and … Read More

iOS 5.0.1 Released [Download Links]

Nov 10, 2011 - 66 Comments
iOS 5 Download from OTA Update

iOS 5.0.1 has been released to the public, the update addresses the battery problems that were associated with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S, but also brings multitasking gestures to the iPad 1 and resolves several other bugs and issues. The update comes as build 9A405 and is highly recommended for all iPhone, iPad, and … Read More

Enable a Hidden Auto-Correct & Auto-Complete Word Suggestion Bar in iOS 5

Nov 9, 2011 - 18 Comments
autocorrect suggestion bar in iOS

A hidden autocorrect suggestion bar has been uncovered in iOS, and with a bit of patience you can enable it yourself with any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 5+. The discovery was made by iOS developer Sonny Dickson, who provides the details on how to edit your iOS backups to turn the feature … Read More

Split the iPad Keyboard For Easier Typing

Nov 9, 2011 - 11 Comments
iPad split keyboard

The split keyboard is one of the most under appreciated features that iOS has with the iPad, it makes typing while holding the device significantly easier in both landscape and portrait mode by allowing you to use thumbs rather than setting the iPad flat and trying to type like a normal keyboard, which is cumbersome … Read More

Delete Songs Directly on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Nov 9, 2011 - 43 Comments
Delete Music from iPhone

You can now delete songs directly from the Music app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. The music removal action is achieved directly on the iOS device without having to re-sync to iTunes, allowing you to rapidly clear out music or songs you don’t want stored on the device.

iPhone Panorama Photo Option Hidden in iOS 5 Camera App

Nov 7, 2011 - 8 Comments
Panoramic camera mode on iPhone

A hidden panoramic photo mode has been discovered in currently shipping builds of iOS 5 by an iPhone developer. The panorama option is enabled by adjusting a plist file in the, but making modifications to plist files in iOS requires a jailbreak. After the file has been modified by setting ‘EnableFirebreak’ to YES, … Read More

How to Invert the iPad or iPhone Screen to Make Reading at Night Easier on the Eyes

Nov 7, 2011 - 15 Comments
Invert iPhone or iPad Screen

If you’re like me you end up reading a fair amount while laying in bed using an iOS device. If you read in the dark, you can give your eyes a rest by turning on a little known Accessibility feature that inverts the display of the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to show white text … Read More

Apple Working Quickly to Release iOS 5.0.1 with Battery Fixes, Beta 2 Out for Devs

Nov 4, 2011 - 4 Comments
iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2

Apple is working quickly to release iOS 5.0.1 to the general public, with the second beta version available to developers in just two days. The update aims to resolve some of the complaints about iOS 5 battery life and bring several other fixes and features to the latest release, including a security fix for iPad … Read More

Fix “This device isn’t eligible for the requested build” Error in iTunes When Updating iOS

Nov 3, 2011 - 100 Comments
Remove Hosts block to fix Device isn't eligible error

If you’re trying to update iOS to the latest version on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and you get an error in iTunes saying: The iOS Device “Device Name” could not be updated. This device isn’t eligible for the requested build. You’re encountering one the following problems: either you are using an old version … Read More

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