How To Hide Newsstand in a Folder on iPhone and iPad


iPhone and iPad users that don’t want to see the Newsstand app icon on their device running iOS 6 can hide Newsstand in a folder without jailbreaking their device. There’s still no way to delete Newsstand without jailbreaking the iPhone, but with a new desktop app StifleStand, from Cydia developer Filippo Bigarella, it is possible to hide it. In iOS […]

How to get rid of the Newsstand Icon in iOS5


I’ve been out of the iOS game for a little bit and haven’t done any updates on my iPad since last November. In the last 2 weeks, I have set up 2 iPhones, updated my iPad to iOS5, and today I set up my son’s new iPod Touch. In doing all this, I have noticed […]

Newsstand: Are You Reading More Magazines on iOS 5?


One of the new features in iOS 5 is the Newsstand. This new folder sits on your home screen, and brings your digital magazine and news subscriptions front and center. While not as sexy as the notification center or Siri, Newstand is helping publishers sell more subscriptions. Conde Nast reports that subscriptions jumped 248% for […]

Get iOS 5 and iCloud Features On Your Android Phone and Tablet


Yesterday was the big day for Apple device owners as the iOS 5 update hit. Though the upgrade didn’t go smoothly for everyone, many are enjoying their updated iPhones and iPads right this second. Android owners are looking at the lack of Ice Cream Sandwich in their lives and thinking: “Where’s Mine?” Even if you […]

Don’t Want Newsstand? Too bad

Newsstand app

When you load up iOS 5 on your iPhone or iPhone 4S on October 12th, you’ll be welcomed with a new icon on your home screen for Newstand. Newsstand is a new feature in iOS 5 that collects all of your magazine and newspaper subscriptions, and puts them on a magazine rack on your home […]

iOS 5 Release Date and What to Expect from iOS 5

iOS 5 logo

iOS 5 is the next mobile operating system for Apple’s iPhone, iPod and iPad devices. Announced this summer at WWDC, the software has been in beta testing for the past several months, and is due for a fall release, which we expect to come close to the iPhone 5 release date. (Read: 5 Things to […]

How Apple Almost Killed Magazine Subscription Deals

The Magazine is dead. Long live the blog.

When Apple announced in app purchases back in February, the company announced a set of harsh rules for in app subscriptions, specifically regarding the price that publishers could charge for their products and services. Under this policy, the magazine deals that we had come to enjoy were as good as dead because publishers couldn’t afford […]

Apple Subscribes to Sanity: Better In-App Subscription Policy

Apple NewsStand - In App Susbcriptions

Apple has caved to the growing competition, changing the much complained about In-App subscription policy which was set to go into effect at the end of this month. The new Apple subscription policy doesn’t address all of the concerns from publishers, but the new rules do address the big issue of subscription pricing. Previously, the In-App […]

Top Ten iOS 5 Features

better notifications iOS 5

Apple is announcing over 200 new features for iOS 5, which will come to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch soon. Of these 200 new features Apple is highlighting the top ten features for iOS 5 at WWDC 2011. iOS 5 will arrive this fall, for the iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, and […]