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How to Change DNS Settings on iPhone & iPad

Aug 8, 2014 - 6 Comments
Set DNS Servers on an iPhone

When you point your iPhone or iPad at a web address (like osxdaily.com), iOS will perform a DNS lookup to send you to the proper location. DNS servers handle part of that lookup service, translating numerical IP addresses into the readable domain names we’re all more familiar with and associate with web sites and other … Read More

How to Restart iPhone / iPad Without Using Power Button & Home Button

Aug 7, 2014 - Leave a Comment
Broken iPhone Power Button

Ever needed to reboot an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that doesn’t have a functioning power button or a Home button? It’s tricky if not impossible, right? Even with the Assistive Touch on-screen buttons and variety of workarounds for a failed power button, rebooting an iOS device without working hardware buttons is a challenge, but … Read More

Why You Should Always Use the Free AppleCare Repair Service

Aug 6, 2014 - 11 Comments
AppleCare Repair Summary for iPhone

From time to time, Apple will offer free out-of-warranty repair services for devices and hardware that are determined to be dysfunctional or defective. For example, many users experienced the failure of their iPhone 5 lock / power button, and Apple later determined that some of the devices manufactured were susceptive to power button failure, thus … Read More

iPhone 6 Launch Date: September 9

Aug 5, 2014 - 5 Comments
iPhone 6

Apple will launch the iPhone 6 at an event scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, according to the consistently reliable and well sourced Re/Code (formerly WSJ’s All Things Digital), Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.

iOS 8 Beta 5 Download Now Available to Developers

Aug 4, 2014 - 5 Comments
iOS 8

Apple has released iOS 8 beta 5 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The latest build focuses primarily on bug fixes and improvements to iOS 8, and marches the beta release ever closer to the final public version, which is expected sometime this fall.

How to Watch MKV & AVI Video on iPad or iPhone Free with VLC

Aug 3, 2014 - 7 Comments
Enable VLC Wi-Fi Video upload capabilities in iOS

If you’ve ever wanted to watch a high resolution movie like an MKV, MPEG, or AVI file that’s currently on a computer, but on an iPhone or iPad, you know that the default iOS Video app isn’t always going to cut it. Sure Videos.app stores iTunes movie downloads and can play a fair amount of … Read More

“Dreams” is the Latest iPhone 5S TV Commercial [Video]

Aug 2, 2014 - 1 Comment
iPhone 5S with Olloclip from Dreams commercial

Apple has started to air a new iPhone 5S commercial titled “Dreams”, as part of the “You’re More Powerful Than You Think” ad campaign. The commercial follows a variety of vocations from scientists to artists using an iPhone with different apps, including Vaavud Wind Meter, Camera with an Olloclip, Response Deck SBC, ForeFligth Mobile, iTranslate … Read More

How to Change the Apple ID on iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad

Aug 1, 2014 - 4 Comments
How to Change an Apple ID in iOS

An Apple ID is central to just about every Apple service you use on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. From sending and receiving iMessages and FaceTime calls, to shopping with the App Store and iTunes Store, and making backups to iCloud, this is all tied to an Apple ID. For the best experience with … Read More

Translate Words & Phrases from Foreign Languages with iPhone & Word Lens

Jul 30, 2014 - 7 Comments
Word Lens instant language translation on iPhone

Have you ever been somewhere with something written in a foreign language and wondered what the heck it said in your own language? Or, have you ever looked at a sign, book, or printed text somewhere, and wished you could instantly translate that something into the language of your choice? With your iPhone and the … Read More

Make Your Own iPhone Speakers with a Paper Towel Roll & Two Keg Cups

Jul 28, 2014 - 10 Comments
Build your own iPhone speakers with a roll and two beer cups

Don’t have any iPhone or iPod speakers handy, but really want to boost the volume of the music or audio coming from your iOS device? If you have a paper towel roll and two plastic cups, you’re good to go with this goofy and sort of effective DIY iPhone speaker solution.

Unlock the iPhone 5S with a Fingerprint & Touch ID, Reliably

Jul 23, 2014 - 14 Comments
Unlock iPhone with a fingerprint

Touch ID and the iPhone fingerprint reader has been around for a while now, but a great feature that seems to not get much use is the ability to unlock an iPhone with a touch and a fingerprint – that means not having to enter the passcode when you want to unlock the iPhone. Instead, … Read More

3 Tips to Prevent iPhone Overheating & Temperature Warnings

Jul 22, 2014 - 8 Comments
Prevent iPhone from Overheating

Have you ever seen the Temperature Warning on the iPhone before, saying “iPhone needs to cool down before you can use it”, appearing seemingly out of nowhere? If you’ve ever left your iPhone outdoors on a hot sunny day for too long, you probably have. And if you haven’t seen that warning, let’s try to … Read More

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