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Swipe Left to Dismiss New Notifications in iOS 5

Nov 2, 2011 - 8 Comments
Swipe to dismiss notifications in iOS 5

In the newest versions of iOS, you can swipe up to hide alerts and notifications on an iPhone or iPad when they show up at the top of your screen, but what if you have an older device running older iOS software? If you want to quickly get a notification off your screen in iOS … Read More

How to Hide YouTube, Safari, and Other Default App Icons in iOS 5

Nov 1, 2011 - 18 Comments
Hide YouTube, Safari, and other apps in iOS 5

With iOS 5 you can hide many of the Apple default apps and their icons from appearing on the home screen of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This includes YouTube and iTunes, but also the essentials like Safari and Mail if you are opting to use third party or web apps in their place. … Read More

Enable Multi-Tasking Gestures & Display Mirroring in iOS 5 for iPad 1

Oct 28, 2011 - 8 Comments
Multitasking Gesture for iPad 1 in iOS 5

The first generation iPad got iOS 5, but it didn’t officially get multitasking gestures or display mirroring. Not a huge deal, because a user on ModMyi figured out how to enable these two features and has released a modified version of redsn0w so that it unlocks these abilities, without a jailbreak. It’s pretty easy to … Read More

Re-Open Closed Browser Windows in Safari for iPad

Oct 28, 2011 - 4 Comments
re open closed browser windows in Safari for iPad

You can easily re-open closed web browser windows in Safari for iOS on the iPad. This works in all iPad models with iOS, and it’s really easy to do at any time in Safari browser on the device:

Manually Update or Restore iOS 5

Oct 27, 2011 - 45 Comments
Manual iOS 5 update or restore

Despite the relative ease of updating to iOS 5 through iTunes either directly or by IPSW, some users are still reporting problems. In some cases this is user caused (error 3194 is easy to fix as is error 3200 & 3002), but if you’re continuing to have issues it could be related to a firewall … Read More

Want to Sleep In? Tell Siri To Turn Off All iPhone Alarms

Oct 27, 2011 - 2 Comments
Turn Off or On all Alarms with Siri

Want to sleep in? You can quickly turn off all your alarms on the iPhone by telling Siri simply to “turn off all alarms“, Siri will then confirm the alarm change plus show you the alarm settings. Oversleeping due to Siri likely won’t be a valid excuse to get out of school or work for … Read More

How to Remove the Stock Ticker Widget from Notification Center in iOS

Oct 25, 2011 - 11 Comments
iOS 5 Stock Ticker

Don’t want to see the Stock Ticker and market details on the iOS Notification Center every time you swipe down to view it on your iPhone or iPad? Many users don’t, and this was one of the first questions a friend asked me after updating to iOS and discovering market details as a prominent feature … Read More

Delete Pictures from Photo Stream & iCloud

Oct 23, 2011 - 16 Comments
Delete Photos from Photo Stream in iCloud

If you’re set up to use iCloud with an iOS 5 device, you may have noticed that Photo Stream hosts your pictures online on iCloud.com and also syncs the pictures to the Photo Stream of your other devices. Apple will remove these pictures automatically after 30 days or after 1000 photos are uploaded, but if … Read More

Get a Semi-Tethered iOS 5 Jailbreak

Oct 23, 2011 - 21 Comments
Boot tethered with redsn0w

For anyone who has used the existing iOS 5 jailbreak methods, a new package has been added to Cydia that allows for a semi-tethered reboot. What the semitether means in practice is that you’ll be able to reboot an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch if you’re in a pinch without the assistance of redsn0w’s “Just … Read More

Newest Redsn0w 0.9.9b7 Jailbreaks iPhone & iPad with iOS 5 in 80 Seconds

Oct 23, 2011 - 9 Comments
redsn0w 0.9.9b7

The newest version of redsn0w released by the iPhone Dev Team provides one of the fastest jailbreaks yet, and you’ll be finished in as little as 80 seconds. This is achieved by offloading some of the procedure to Cydia itself, which then takes longer to open on it’s first launch as the entire process is … Read More

Enable Private Browsing on iPad & iPhone with Safari in iOS 6

Oct 21, 2011 - 27 Comments
Private Browsing in Safari with iOS 5

iOS allows you to enable private browsing in Safari for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This feature is sometimes called “Incognito Mode” with other browsers, and essentially this lets you browse the web and visit web sites without saving a record of any browser history, cache, logins, or searches, and it prevents cookies from … Read More

Set iPhone Camera LED to Flash on Incoming Calls and Alerts

Oct 21, 2011 - 52 Comments
Flash the iPhones camera LED light on incoming calls or messages

The iPhone camera LED flash can be used to alert you to incoming calls, messages, and other alerts to your device. With this feature enabled, anytime a call or messages comes in the devices LED will flash repeatedly, even when the iPhone is on silent mode. This great feature offers an obvious visual cue with … Read More

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