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How to Downgrade iOS 9 Beta to iOS 8

Jun 12, 2015 - 26 Comments
iOS 9 compatible devices

iOS 9 may be exciting with new features and refinements, but running beta software on a primary iPhone or iPad is rarely recommended, as the experience is less than optimal at the moment. For those who installed iOS 9 beta only to discover it’s current state is a bit of a buggy battery drain, the … Read More

How to Make Phone Calls from Mac Using iPhone

Mar 21, 2015 - 39 Comments
Phone Calls on Mac and iPhone

If you have a Mac and an iPhone, you can now make phone calls from your Mac using that iPhone. The phone call will sound through the Mac speakers and use the Mac microphone, but the actual call itself routes through the iPhone. This is a part of the Continuity suite, which is really nice … Read More

Troubleshoot iTunes 12 Sync Failures & Syncing Problems with iOS 8

Mar 16, 2015 - 60 Comments
iTunes icon

Many users have a love or hate relationship with iTunes, which is required to sync an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a Mac or PC (presumably an Apple Watch too). When iTunes syncing works as intended, that’s fantastic, but sometimes things don’t work out that way. iTunes 12 in particular appears to have some … Read More

Turn iPhone or iPad Screen Into Black & White with Grayscale Mode

Feb 13, 2015 - 17 Comments
iOS Grayscale Mode vs Color Mode

The latest versions of iOS support an optional display mode that turns everything shown on the screen of an iPhone or iPad to black and white. Called Grayscale mode, the setting is mostly intended as an accessibility option, but it has other uses beyond that as well.

“We Have Different Phone Numbers, Why Are Our iPhones Ringing at the Same Time?”

Dec 15, 2014 - 54 Comments
Phone icon

Many iPhone users have discovered that since updating a few of the household phones to the latest versions of iOS, suddenly when one iPhone rings, so does another completely different iPhone with a different phone number. This is often the case with spouses and partners who find their iPhone ringing when their wife or husbands … Read More

Take a 3D Tour of Major Cities with Flyover in iOS

Nov 30, 2014 - 9 Comments

Apple Maps in iOS includes a fun feature that allows you to take a 3D tour of major cities around the world, complete with rendered landmarks, buildings, and terrain. Called 3D Flyover, you can also choose to navigate around in the three dimensional view, to zoom, rotate, and tilt the viewing angle as desired.

Jailbreak for iOS 8.1.1 & iOS 8.2 Beta Possible with TaiG

Nov 30, 2014 - 20 Comments
iPhone Plus

A group of Chinese developers have released a new jailbreak called TaiG for iOS 8.1.1 and iOS 8.2 beta. The tool will apparently jailbreak any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that can run iOS 8.1.1 and existing iOS 8.2 beta versions, as well as earlier releases of iOS 8 software. Apple strongly advises against jailbreaking, … Read More

How to Format Text & Insert Pictures Into Notes in iOS

Nov 20, 2014 - 20 Comments

The Notes app in modern versions of iOS includes support for text formatting and media insertion. This is a welcome change for many reasons, as it not only improves the functionality of Notes app to serve as a scratchpad, but it also makes the Notes app and it’s iCloud syncing abilities between iOS devices and … Read More

iOS 8.1.1 Update Available with Bug Fixes [IPSW Download Links]

Nov 17, 2014 - 21 Comments
iOS 8.1.1

Apple has released the final version of iOS 8.1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. The iOS update is focused primarily on bug fixes and stability enhancements, though some performance improvements are also said to be included for some older hardware.

Get Notifications for Specific Email Threads in iOS Mail App

Nov 13, 2014 - 6 Comments
Enable email notifications for a specific conversation in iOS Mail app

The iOS Mail app has long included a variety of ways to be notified of new emails, whether it’s the standard notification for all new messages, or having a unique alert set to specific VIP contacts. Perhaps even better is a feature added to recent versions of iOS that allow for individual email thread alerts, … Read More

Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8.1 Available for Mac OS X

Nov 10, 2014 - 7 Comments
Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8.1 in Windows

The Pangu 8 jailbreak utility is now available to Mac users who wish to jailbreak an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 8, iOS 8.0.2, or iOS 8.1. Jailbreaking is generally best reserved for advanced users who have a compelling reason to jailbreak their hardware, though the Pangu8 utility is easy to use, untethered, … Read More

How to Recover Deleted Photos & Video from iPhone & iPad the Easy Way

Nov 7, 2014 - 27 Comments
Recover deleted pictures on the iPhone

Accidentally deleting photos from an iPhone or iPad happens and it’s not a fun feeling to know that you may have lost a photo or group of images you wanted to keep. Fortunately the latest versions of iOS support an automatic recovery process that allow you to restore deleted pictures, directly from your iPhone, iPad, … Read More

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