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Jailbreaking

February 17, 2012 | Apple designed the iPhone to be locked into their system. Only Apple-approved applications, music, movies and TV shows are downloadable from the Apple iTunes store. There are numerous third-party applications available that Apple does not support. Downloading this third-party application requires a jailbroken iPhone. The jailbreak process unlocks the iPhone file system so you can download third-party applications, themes and utilities from the Cydia store. Jailbreaking involves downloading a free Read more [...]

Mozart + iPad

February 17, 2012 | Does your child exhibit musical ability? Do you have access to an iPad? If the answer to both of these questions is “yes,” you have what you need to begin training the next Mozart. The iPad has the potential to revolutionize the way children are taught to play the piano. More and more apps are being added to the App Store that are designed to help children of all ages learn how to read musical scores and find the notes on a virtual keyboard. Granted, playing on a virtual keyboard is not the Read more [...]

iBooks Textbooks

February 17, 2012 | On Thursday, January 19, Apple announced its entrance into the textbook industry. Since the introduction of the e-book concept and the eventual rise of e-book readers it was an inevitable conclusion that someday school books would take their place in history and be replaced by an electronic media which would have the ability to incorporate multiple texts in a portable device. it’s actually a little surprising that it took so long for anyone to make the transition. Whatever reasons there may be Read more [...]

iTunes U

February 17, 2012 | Apple's latest foray into the education world resulted in an expanded iTunes U program. iTunes U is an application available from the iTunes App Store that lets you download and listen to lectures from the top professors from various accredited universities such as Harvard, Stanford and Yale. Apple is providing an amazing opportunity for consumers with an iOS device to get a free education from pioneers in their industries iTunes U comes with various categories of audio files including business, Read more [...]

iPhone Screen On Your Desktop

February 17, 2012 | The Apple iTunes store comes with many games to play on your iPhone. The problem is the iPhone screen is limited in size and can be hard on the eyes Using a VNC software program, you can easily get your iPhone on your computer screen to play on a bigger screen. You need a jailbroken iPhone, VNC software program and the Veency iPhone application. This process does not work on a stock iPhone. You must be jailbroken to download the Veency software from the Cydia store.Download a VNC Software Program Read more [...]

Making Website Shortcuts in iOS

February 17, 2012 | The Apple's iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) let you surf the lntemet on the go. For your favorite websites, you can create a bookmark inside of Safari to easy navigate to that website. An alternative method is to create website shortcuts on your iOS home screen (springboard). These shortcuts appear like your iOS applications and only need to be tapped in order to open the website. These iOS website shortcuts are easily created using the Safari application. How to Create Website Shortcuts Read more [...]

CalendarBar

March 17, 2011 | There are apps that are bundles of features, and then there are apps that try to figure out how to make life easier. They try to hide technology and UI chrome as far as possible, and instead focus on the information. CalendarBar is one of those apps. Clean Cut Code, the guys who make DisplayPad and Cloud Calendar (and the original creators of Eventbox), are here with a splendid menubar utility for displaying upcoming events. Unlike other utilities which tie into a single service, CalendarBar merges Read more [...]