iPad Tips and Tricks

How to secure your iPhone or iPad from unauthorized pairing using Apple Configurator

How to secure your iPhone or iPad from unauthorized pairing using Apple Configurator

Apple was recently accused of creating “backdoor” services in iOS that make it easier for government agencies to spy on users without their knowledge, although the iPhone maker promptly denied those claims in an official response issued yesterday, and followed it up by publishing a support document that provides information about the diagnostic services. Regardless of what you choose to believe, we’ve prepared this step-by-step guide on how to secure your iPhone or iPad from unauthorized pairing using Apple Configurator. 

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How to bulk delete photos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

How to bulk delete photos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

If you want to delete a bunch of photos from your iPhone or iPad to free up space, the Photos app has a really useful option to delete images in bulk.

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How to change Jailbroken iPhone or iPad’s root password

How to change Jailbroken iPhone or iPad’s root password

If you’re new to jailbreaking, and have just jailbroken your iOS device using the Pangu jailbreak then it may be a good idea to change the default root password to prevent someone with malicious intent from gaining access to your device.

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How to point your Wi-Fi router antennas for the best reception

How to point your Wi-Fi router antennas for the best reception

If you have a Wi-Fi router that has antennas, here’s how to orient them in the best way to maximise reception in your house.

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5 Essential Security Tips for iPhone and iPad

5 Essential Security Tips for iPhone and iPad

While our beloved iPhones and iPads are precious enough by themselves, they also store our sensitive data and personal information — and that’s why it’s important to keep your device and its contents safe from attacks and intrusions. iOS 7 makes it easy to secure your iOS device, whether you’re using it or not. Here are a few tips to keep your device and data safe and sound.

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5 iPhone and iPad charging myths debunked

5 iPhone and iPad charging myths debunked

We’ve all heard a lot of charging myths. “Don’t keep your iPhone plugged in throughout the night,” “Don’t talk on the phone while it’s charging,” “Let the phone completely discharge, and only then put it back on charging” and so on. But how many of these are valid points, and how many are just myths? Let’s find out.

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The Ultimate Guide to find, subscribe to and enjoy Podcasts on your iOS device

The Ultimate Guide to find, subscribe to and enjoy Podcasts on your iOS device

If you enjoy radio shows, but want a more curated experience, you might want to get into podcasts. Having become popular during the early days of the iPod (hence the name), podcasts are audio/video shows whether you’re into news, sports, comedy, music, technology, art, design, programming, food or just about anything else, there’s a podcast just waiting for you to tune into. Here’s how you can delve into the wonderful world of podcasts on your iOS device.

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How to add 2014 FIFA World Cup schedule to your iPhone or iPad Calendar

How to add 2014 FIFA World Cup schedule to your iPhone or iPad Calendar

The 2014 Fifa World Cup has started, and if you’re having trouble keeping up with the match schedule, here’s a way to add the schedule to your iPhone or iPad’s Calendar.

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How to view photos by location on your iPhone or iPad

How to view photos by location on your iPhone or iPad

While the Photos app displays your pictures in collections sorted by date, you can also view them by location, which is not very obvious as it was in iOS 6.

You can spot your photos on a map to see where they were taken, adding another dimension to your digital memories. Here’s how you can find your photos by location.

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How to share your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s data connection using Personal Hotspot

How to share your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s data connection using Personal Hotspot

While my iPhone comes to my rescue almost daily with handy information, directions and useful apps, the main reason why I don’t leave home without it is because it also packs a personal hotspot so I can get online with my other devices, like my laptop and Wi-Fi-only tablet. If you’ve got a data plan with your mobile carrier, you can share your connection with any device via Wi-Fi, USB or Bluetooth.

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