iOS

iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified version of OS X, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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Microsoft Office Apps for iPhone & iPad Available as Free Download

Nov 10, 2014 - 12 Comments
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The popular Microsoft Office suite is available as a free download for iPhone and iPad owners, and the latest versions no longer requires an Office365 subscription to use, create, and modify documents. The iOS releases of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Powerpoint are fully functional for basic tasks, providing a welcome experience for iPhone … 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 - 4 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

How to Mute Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

Nov 6, 2014 - 1 Comment
Tap details to mute the group chat

Group messaging is one of those features that’s great when you want to be in a group conversation, and completely annoying when you don’t want your iPhone to be included in a barrage of group text messages. A new feature in iOS aims to relieve the latter situation, when your iPhone or iPad is being … Read More

iOS 8.1.1 Beta 1 Released to Developers

Nov 3, 2014 - 15 Comments
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Apple has released the first beta of iOS 8.1.1 to those participating in the iOS Developer program. The update arrives as build 12B432 and is said to include multiple bug fixes, as well as performance improvements for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. Being a minor release, it is unlikely that iOS 8.1.1 will include … Read More

Automatically Delete Old Messages from iPhone with iOS 8+

Nov 3, 2014 - 8 Comments
Delete old messages automatically in iOS

Messages in iOS can grow to take up considerable storage space over time, particularly for users who frequently send and receive multimedia on an iPhone. Each photo taken with an iPhone camera can easily consume 4MB, and movies will take up even more space, and it’s not unusual for an iPhone user to eventually wind … Read More

You Can Jailbreak iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 8.1 with Pangu… For Windows

Oct 31, 2014 - 16 Comments
Pangu Jailbreak

The Pangu group has released a utility that will jailbreak iOS 8.1 on any iPhone or iPad device which can run the latest iOS release, including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The jailbreak is untethered and includes Cydia, but there’s a catch… at the moment the Pangu 1.1 tool runs only on … Read More

How to Switch Cellular Data Speed on iPhone from LTE, 3G, or 2G

Oct 31, 2014 - 13 Comments
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iPhone users now have the ability to choose their desired maximum cellular data speed from available options. This data speed toggle was added to the iPhone with iOS 8.1 and is not yet available on all carriers, but for those that do support the data choice feature it’s quite easy to use.

How to Use Handoff Between a Mac with OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1

Oct 30, 2014 - 15 Comments
Handoff is part of Continuity in iOS and OS X

Handoff is a really great feature of iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite that allows a Mac user to pass off or resume an app session to their iPhone or iPad, or vice versa. For example, you can start typing an email on your iPhone, then pass it off to your Mac and finish writing … Read More

How to Hide Photos on iPhone & iPad with the iOS Hidden Album

Oct 29, 2014 - 7 Comments
Hide photos in iOS

Everyone likely has a few photos sitting on their iPhone they’d rather nobody else see, whether it’s embarrassing selfies, poorly filtered or edited pics, a picture of a receipt or personal paperwork, or anything else in the realm of private photos. Those pictures can make showing someone another picture on your iPhone (or iPad) an … Read More

Set Up Apple Pay on iPhone

Oct 28, 2014 - 8 Comments
Set up Apple Pay on the iPhone

Apple Pay is a contactless payment platform that is newly available to iPhone 6 users. It works well and is incredibly simple; once you’ve added a card to Apple Pay, you just need to wave your iPhone over an Apple Pay compatible NFC payment terminal to pay for whatever you’re buying. The iPhones built-in TouchID … Read More

Spotlight Search Results Blank, or Spotlight Not Working in iOS 8? Here’s a Really Silly Temporary Fix

Oct 26, 2014 - 50 Comments
Search the web with Spotlight in iOS

Spotlight gained many new features and improvements with the latest version of iOS, but along with those changes came a curious bug that seems to randomly prevent Spotlight from working at all on an iPhone or iPad with empty search results.

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