So you have a new iPad with a much more improved camera system and also a front facing camera which proves to be excellent for video calls. Apple has an in-built feature called “FaceTime” which will allow you to make and receive video calls from another iOS device or a Mac. If you have an iPad, here is how you can make a FaceTime call to someone else owning an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or a Mac. Read More
As we just reported, The Android Market and Google’s entertainment services have been made to fit under a single brand, Google Play. The transition has started to take place and you should have the Google Play services on your Android devices soon. To update from your Android Market to the Google Play Store, here are the steps you need to follow (you need to be connected to the internet). Read More
“Siri, what in the world is wrong with my iPhone’s battery life?” This is what I found myself asking my “personal assistant” after a couple of days with fighting with my new iPhone 4S battery. She didn’t answer of course, but if she could, I can think of 4 easy things she would have told me to try. I’m here to pass those along to you.
If you visit a web page too often or fill in forms a lot directly from your iOS device, here is a neat feature which is by default turned off on all iOS devices dubbed “Autofill”. In Safari, you can use it to be more productive. Read More
Let’s face it, iPhones are awesome, they have great build quality and great design. But with only one button being pressed so many times in one day, it’s sure to become unresponsive after a while, or at least feel a bit softer than it did before. This can be annoying if you are constantly flicking through apps like I am, well luckily there is a fix. Read More
In true Christmas spirit, Google have created a subtle animation, reminiscent of the “barrel roll” trick. Just type “Let It Snow” into the search bar within the Google website and you will be pleasantly surprised. Along with one of the all time favourites in the Christmas music industry you will be presented with a browser full of snow, and in addition an ice skating cursor. After a while, the search button also gets converted into a “Defrost” button. Read More
Believe it or not, Siri on your new iPhone 4S does not come pre-enabled. So if you press and hold he home button on your iPhone 4S and Siri does not pop up, don’t be surprised. It needs to be turned on. By default, Apple’s Voice Control system is the one that is enabled, not Siri.
When you picked your iPhone 4S, you might have been too excited to care about the battery life, even though Apple says that it remains the same as the iPhone 4 inspite of the increased performance, and now it may be causing you some problems. Apple has now placed this issue in its high priority category. Read More
If you’ve updated your Mac to Lion which was released yesterday, you might notice that the scrolling directions have changed. It’s all upside down now. Scrolling down goes up, scrolling up goes down. If you aren’t comfortable with these new gesture controls, here’s the fix. Read More