15 Free iPad Apps Every User Should Have

IMG_0232

If you just got your very first iPad and need some great free apps to get started with, here are 15 of them that every iPad user should have to begin with. When you get an iPad for the first time, one of the things that you’ll probably do right away (after setting it up […]

5 Clever Uses for the iPhone LED Flash

2014-07-28 11.27.40

The iPhone’s LED flash is a great companion to have for your iPhone’s camera, as it can shine some light in darker places when you’re taking photos, but the built-in flash on the iPhone can be used for some much more. By default, Apple allows users to use your iPhone’s LED flash as a flashlight, […]

iPhone 6 NFC Support Hinted in New Rumors

iPhone-6-logic-board

NFC Support for the iPhone has been rumored for a while, and reports even suggested the the iPhone 5s would have it, but according to leaked photos of what is apparently the iPhone 6′s logic board, Apple’s next flagship iPhone might come with NFC. The leaked shots come from Nowhereelse.fr, which has been responsible for […]

5 iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for a Faster iPhone 4

iphone-4s-ios7

It’s not surprising that there are still plenty of users out there who are using an iPhone 4, whether they’ve stuck with it this whole time or bought it for cheap when it was replaced by the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5. However, the latest version of iOS is a mixed bag as far as […]

Is it Possible to Upgrade a MacBook Pro?

MacBook Pro

If you’re in the market for a new MacBook Pro, or if you’ve decided to buy your first-ever MacBook, upgradeability might be an important factor to you, so it’s vital that you know whether or not a MacBook you’re thinking about buying can be upgraded in the future. Over the years, Apple has constantly changed […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Problems Frustrate Mac Users

Screen Shot 2014-07-24 at 6.32.04 PM

The OS X Yosemite public beta was officially released yesterday, and many users were able to download the 5GB .DMG file required to install the new operating system. However, there were an equal number of users who didn’t have the same experience. While beta software will obviously come with its own problems and issues, simply […]

iPhone Camera Alternatives: 3 Great Apps

2014-05-28-11.03.24-620x349

The iPhone’s camera has gotten better with each new model, but there are plenty of third-party options that have a lot more features. Here are three iPhone camera alternatives to try out if you’re getting bored with the stock camera. The camera on the iPhone 5s is arguably one of the biggest features of Apple’s […]

Google Voice Hangouts integration Progressing Slowly

Hangouts-calling

It’s been expected for a while now that Google Hangouts would fully absorb Google Voice at some point, and a new feature launched today moves the process along one step further. Google Voice developer Alex Wiesen shared in a Google+ post that the company has added the option to call someone using Hangouts from the […]

Gmail iPhone App Update Gives New Life to Drive

Gmail-Drive

The Gmail iPhone app received a nice update today in the form of Google Drive integration, giving the mobile Drive app a new life after the company dropped support for editing a while back. If you remember from back in May, Google updated its Drive mobile app and got rid of editing abilities, moving that […]

How to Amplify Your iPhone Speaker

iPhone-in-a-glass

While there are a ton of Bluetooth speakers to choose from that can boost your iPhone’s audio volume and quality, sometimes you just need a quick and dirty method for making your iPhone’s speaker louder. Here are some tricks that you can use. Let’s be real: Bluetooth speakers cost money, and you don’t have $50 […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available

OS X Yosemite

Right on schedule from yesterday’s news that the OS X Yosemite public beta would be arriving today, Apple has now pushed out the software to those who signed up to participate. OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but anyone who signed […]

How to Equalize Volume When Watching Movies on Mac

VLC

Do you hate the quiet dialogue followed by ear-blistering explosions in movies? Here’s how to equalize the volume and fix the problem on your Mac. If you watch a lot of movies on your computer, you’re no doubt familiar with the way that audio is handled. Throughout a movie or TV show, volume fluctuates tremendously, […]

Apple Prepping 4K iMac, 12-Inch MacBook for October Launch

MacBook

Surrounding the many Apple rumors already floating around, the company is said to be working on several new Mac products that could be launched in October. The rumor mill is already working overtime to cope with all of the Apple rumors that have already sprung up over the last couple of months, including new details […]

How to Listen to YouTube Videos on iPhone Without Video

YouTube "audio" on iPhone

If you ever come across a YouTube video that you merely just want to listen to, here’s how to disable the video in order to save your data. YouTube is full of videos that you really just need to hear the audio for, such as music videos, TED Talks, etc. However, the YouTube iOS app […]

OS X Yosemite & iOS 8 Release Dates Not Linked

OS X Yosemite

iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will be tightly integrated with one another, thanks to a new Apple initiative called Continuity which allows both OSes to piggyback features off of one another, but a report say that the two operating system will launch separately anyway. Many features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 heavily […]

OS X Yosemite Public Beta Arriving Tomorrow

OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite has been in beta form for a while now and has only been available to registered developers, but starting tomorrow, the public can give the new OS a try. A couple of days ago, it was rumored that the public beta for OS X Yosemite would be released at some point this […]

Can You Use a Non-iPhone Charger with Your iPhone?

iPhone-charger

If you happened to misplace your iPhone charger, you might be curious whether or not you can use a different USB charger that you have lying. Here’s what to look for when you’re wanting to use a non-iPhone charger with your iPhone. Every smartphone comes with its own charger, mostly because each phone requires a […]

How to Add Extra Storage to Your MacBook

2014-07-22 12.33.17

The MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pros don’t allow you to swap out storage drives unfortunately, so here are a few ways you can add extra storage to your MacBook without any hassle. The nice thing about older MacBooks is that they came with traditional laptop hard drives that you could swap out for a […]

MacBook Stickers Get Their Time to Shine in New Apple Ad

Screen Shot 2014-07-22 at 10.44.50 AM

Apple has released a new ad that shows off the different ways that MacBook users customize their machines, with Apple logo stickers being the focal point of the commercial. In the ad, Apple calls the MacBook Air “the notebook people love,” presumably because they can slap stickers all over it and use the glowing Apple […]

iPhone 6 Release to See Plenty of Units in Stock

iPhone 6

Apple has learned its lesson from last year’s iPhone 5s launch and is said to have ordered between 70-80 million iPhone 6s ahead of the device’s fall release. Production of the iPhone 6 is said to be getting underway at some point this month, and it seems Apple is planning to sell a lot of […]