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Monday
Nov042013

Send Directions from the Maps App on OS X Mavericks to Your iPhone

Apple finally brought its Maps app to the Mac with the OS X Mavericks update. The app is pretty much what you can expect from Apple's Maps app, but it also has very useful feature, the ability to share locations and directions to your iPhone.

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Wednesday
Oct302013

Don't Like Images and Videos on the Timeline of Twitter's iOS App? Here's How to Get Rid of Them

Yesterday Twitter issued an update to its iPhone and iPad app to bring in-line media previews to the Timeline. What this means is that on the Timeline you can now see embedded images and Vine videos on tweets. This has been available for quite some time on third-party Twitter clients like Tweetbot, but for the first time we see this on the official Twitter app.

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Thursday
Oct242013

Easily Create a Bootable USB Drive with OS X Mavericks

One thing I always recommend prior too installing a major update like OS X Mavericks is to create a USB bootable drive. In case your Macs runs into problems, you can use it to install a fresh version of Mavericks without the need of downloading it again. But one thing is sure, creating one has been a hassle using Disk Utility, and worse, some even recommend using the Terminal. Not anymore.

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Tuesday
Oct082013

iOS 7 Basics: AirDrop

iOS 7 brought a new feature to iOS devices that have been present on Macs, AirDrop. This feature allows users to send photos or documents to someone by their side without the need of email, phone number or any other contact information, provided the device support the feature. AirDrop is available on iPhone 5 or later, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation) and requires an iCloud account.

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Tuesday
Oct012013

Fix: iMessage Problems in iOS 7

Over the last couple of days iOS 7 users have been complaining about issues with iMessage, Apple’s messaging service for iOS devices and Macs. According to some, messages have not been syncing across iOS devices and Macs, while some others are complaining about the inability to send or receive messages.

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Friday
Sep272013

iOS 7 Basics: Activation Lock

One of the most interesting features on iOS 7 is Activation Lock. This feature prevents someone from activating your phone in the eventuality that it gets lose or stolen. But this can also be a problem for you if you somehow forget the password of your iCloud account and want to restore it. Here's how it works.

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Saturday
Sep212013

iOS 7 Basics: How to Block a Number from Calls, Messages and FaceTime

On iOS 7 Apple included one of the most requested features by iPhone users, the ability to block any contact from calling and texting, without the need of calling your carrier to do this or jailbreaking. With iOS 7 is quite easy to block any number so you don't receive calls, messages and even FaceTime calls from certain people.

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Thursday
Aug292013

How to: Hide Apps from Apple TV Home Screen

Apple has added quite a number of apps in recent days to the Apple TV. Among these a new app from VEVO, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Weather Channel, Smithsonian and even ESPN News and ESPN Deportes. Because of this, we know that some of you might think that your Apple TV's homescreen might be clutter, so here is a simple way to clean it out.

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Saturday
Aug172013

Tip: Get 1Gb of Free Storage of Dropbox with Mailbox for iOS

If you use Dropbox cloud storage service then you are in for a treat. Turns out that you can easily get an extra 1Gb of storage in Dropbox with the Mailbox iPhone app. Simply follow the steps below to get it for free.

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Monday
Jul012013

Tip: How to Download and Store Your Google Reader Data

Google Reader comes to an end today and if you haven't migrate your RSS feed to other services, I suggest you take your Google Reader information, which contains your tag and starred items, feeds and more with you. It is very easy to do, just follow these steps.

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