How to use iPhone and iPad

How to: Getting Started with FaceTime

How to: Getting Started with FaceTime

You’ve seen the Apple commercials where kids FaceTime with their grandparents. Heck I FaceTime with my two-year-old nephew and it’s awesome. Apple makes it seem like FaceTime is just a magical program that just works, but in reality you do need to turn it on and set it up on your devices—and Mac—to make it work.

How to Use Gmail on iPhone and iPad

How to Use Gmail on iPhone and iPad

Gmail might be one of the best things to ever happen to email. When Gmail for iPhone came out a year ago, it was a great step in the right direction. It worked pretty well, delivered push notifications, and offered a great Gmail experience for iOS. Now with version 2.0 of Gmail for iOS, we have an updated UI and one of the most requested features—support for multiple accounts.

How To Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Beta 3

How To Jailbreak iOS 6.1 Beta 3

If you’re a developer and have installed iOS 6.1 beta3 on your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod touch 4G that was seeded yesterday, then the good news is that you can use Redsn0w to jailbreak your device.

In this article we show you how to jailbreak iOS 6.1 beta 3 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 4G using Redsn0w.

How To: Getting Started With Shared Photo Streams

How To: Getting Started With Shared Photo Streams

Photo Streams first arrived in iOS with iOS 5, but shared Photo Streams didn’t arrive until iOS 6. This relatively new feature is a great way to privately share photos with family and friends (who have compatible iOS devices), but starting to use Photo Streams can be a little tricky at first. So here is a quick guide to starting to use Shared Photo Streams on iOS 6.

How To Downgrade iOS 6.0.1 To iOS 5.1.1

In this guide we show you how to downgrade your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod touch 4G from iOS 6.0.1 to iOS 5.x.x using Redsn0w.

How did I record my iPad screen without a camera? Reflection and AirPlay!

How did I record my iPad screen without a camera? Reflection and AirPlay!

If you watched my little movie playing PongWorld today you might have noticed that while it was a movie showing what was on my iPad—it wasn’t my iPad. It was a window, on my Mac, that was being recorded. So how did I pull this off? A little AirPlay magic via a great app called Reflection

Facebook Photo Sync Rolling Out to More Users: Here’s How to Turn it On

Facebook Photo Sync Rolling Out to More Users: Here’s How to Turn it On

If you have an iPhone, running iOS 6, fire up your Facebook app and you might see a little message that Photo Syncing is ready for you. A little over a week ago we learned that Facebook was rolling out this feature to iOS users (it’s been a feature on Android phones for a while) and now it looks like more people are starting to see the feature available. Best of all, this doesn’t require an app update, if you have the latest version of the Facebook app, all you’ll have to do is turn it on—if you want.

How to: Use your iPhone or iPad as a Scanner

How to: Use your iPhone or iPad as a Scanner

As much as I try to avoid paper, I do have some paper things in my life that I need electronically. Welcome to the love-hate world of scanners. Oh I’ve had several scanners in my life, from dedicated flatbed scanners to multifunction printer scanners, but really my favorite scanner right now is—my iPhone.

First Look Video Walkthrough of iTunes 11

First Look Video Walkthrough of iTunes 11

You know by now that iTunes 11 is out and hopefully you’ve seen the screenshots and first impressions we posted, now we have the first video walkthrough of iTunes 11 in action. Yep, it is faster and smoother. Don’t just take our word for it, watch for yourself!

10 Things To Do First With Your iPhone 5

10 Things To Do First With Your iPhone 5

You just got your shiny new iPhone 5. What should you do first to make it yours? Here are 10 things we think you should start off with to get you rocking your phone.

If you’re starting off with a back up from another iPhone, then some of these settings will be all set for you, but they are worth touching and checking anyway. In fact, here’s how to set up your new iPhone 5 using iCloud backup to make things smooth and easy. If this is a new device for you (or you decided to just start from scratch), these are a few things to get you started off right.