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iOS New Do Not Disturb Feature

November 5, 2012 | One of the best new features in Apple’s iOS 6 mobile operating system is designed for people who do a lot of communication on their devices. “Do Not Disturb” mode is designed to stop notifications of any time for the duration that the mode is enabled. It will prevent not just phone calls and text messages, but e-mails, Facebook notifications and Twitter alerts as well. Using “Do Not Disturb” mode on your iOS 6 devices is easy – you just have to know how to properly turn the feature on. Step Read more [...]

How to Disable iPhone Auto-Correct

October 1, 2012 | The Auto-Correct feature on an Apple iPhone will automatically correct any perceived spelling errors that the device recognizes as you type. While this feature can be great for some, it can also lead to hilarious and even embarrassing word choices if you’re not careful. To prevent Auto-Correct-induced mistakes from happening, you can simply disable the feature at any time by taking a quick trip through your iPhone’s “Settings” application. While this won’t improve your spelling, it Read more [...]

Pass Source helps users beat developers to Passbook

September 20, 2012 | As I mentioned yesterday, Passbook on Day One is a mixed bag. A lot of flagship apps like Starbucks donʼt work with the app at all right now, with other ones updated for the app like Cineplex and Fandango claiming to work and giving out null bar codes. The Achilles Heel of Passbook is itsʼ reliance on third-party developers to get their act together, and itʼs a frustrating process for users. I was in that boat last night as well, until I discovered Pass Source. Pass Source is a website Read more [...]

Great iOS Audio App’s

July 27, 2012 | Apple’s iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad devices all come with a standard music playing application already installed at the time of purchase. This app, referred to as simply “Music” on all three devices, manages all of your songs, podcasts and audiobooks. However, many people might not realize that there are actually a number of third party applications in the iTunes App Store that can also fill this role. These third party applications can add new features, change the interface or generally just Read more [...]

Five Best Features That iOS 6 Will Bring to Your iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad

July 6, 2012 | The operating system that runs on Apple devices like the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad is referred to as iOS. Each new major version of this software brings an average of 200 brand new features to each device. The best part is that the upgrade is available free of charge to all Apple device owners. iOS 6 is planned for release in the fall of 2012. Out of all of the new features that iOS 6 will bring to the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad devices, a few are definitely ones to be excited about.   iOS Read more [...]

WWDC 2012 Recap

June 12, 2012 | 4 WWDC 2012 The event has finally begun at the WWDC and Apple has announced plenty of products and improvements that are scheduled to be released over the next several months. Held annually, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference or WWDC 2012 is the primary showcase for new Apple products for their MacBook, OS X and iOS line that are to be rolled out over the rest of the year. For MacBooks, the emphasis is on the new Retina displays that promise more sharpness and display support for their Read more [...]

iOS 6 Coming This Fall

June 11, 2012 | 3 Apple® today previewed iOS 6, introducing over 200 new features to the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and released a beta version to iOS Developer Program members. iOS 6 will be available to iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® users this fall as a free software update. New iOS 6 features include: an all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography, turn-by-turn navigation and an amazing new Flyover view; new Siri® features, including support for more languages, easy access to sports Read more [...]

Live WWDC 2012 Coverage Recap

June 11, 2012 | WWDC 2012 - Keynote (06/11/2012) Monday June 11, 2012 11:34 geeksunion: We are starting live coverage of the 2012 Apple WWDC now http://live.geeksunion.com [via Twitter] 11:45 @GeeksUnion: Just 15 minutes to go. 11:46 macrumorslive: Press and attendees are being seated in the keynote hall. Keynote begins in 15 minutes. [via Twitter] 11:52 @GeeksUnion: AAPL Read more [...]

Countdown to WWDC 2012

June 11, 2012 | 1 With the WWDC 2012 right around the corner, everyone has go their eyes and ears locked onto Apple and what they’ll be announcing for the lates iOS platforms, as well as the iCloud. Additionally, while the iPhone 5 has been at the forefront of the hardware obsessions, folks are dying to hear what they’ll have to say about their latest Macintosh models. Here’s a few things that we believe you should expect to hear about. New Macs The first thing that we’re excited to hear about is Read more [...]

Notes and Reminders added to iCloud.com with iOS 6, possibly

May 13, 2012 | 1 Several rumors have been flying around about the mysterious beta.icloud.com portal, which now has two new icons in the background, Notes and Reminders. The regular iCloud.com portal shows icons only for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork, however two more icons have appeared at the beta.icloud.com portal: Notes and Reminders. At this time log in attempts through the portal are unsuccessful, and sometimes the portal goes down, showing broken images or just redirecting to Read more [...]