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FaceTime is a video conferencing app, one of the nicest features of the iPhone. An excellent alternative to Skype, it’s one of the built-in features of your iPhone, but it’s also available as a standalone app for Mac OS X. Before learning how to use FaceTime on iPhone you should keep in mind that some carriers might charge you when you use it over a wireless network. Continue Reading…

Every iPhone data plan limits data usage, and if you exceed that limit, you will have to either put up with slowed down data speeds, or worse, pay extra charges. Considering that many of the essential iPhone apps have to fetch data from the web – Safari and email to name only two – it’s easy to lose track of how much data you use. If you want to ensure that you never exceed the data limit imposed by your carrier, follow the simple guide below to find out how to know data usage on iPhone. Continue Reading…

Connecting your iPhone to a wireless network enables you to access high-speed Internet, helping you save money on your data plan. But before learning how to join a wireless network from your iPhone it’s important to ensure that you connect to a secure network, that is, one that uses security protocols for data transfers, or else some of your personal data might be compromised. If the network to which you want to connect is secure, follow the guide below to learn how to join a wireless network from your iPhone. Continue Reading…

Regardless of the reason why you want to import contacts to iPhone, there are a few ways you can go about it. Below you’ll discover two of the most convenient methods of importing contacts to iPhone, with iTunes and directly through email. Continue Reading…

The iPhone is in a way portable mini-computer, and like any computer that runs apps, it’s bound to become unresponsive sometimes, and then you can end up with a frozen app on the screen. You can then reboot your device, but that means losing a few minutes and sometimes even data, if other apps are running in the background. A convenient way to deal with an unresponsive app is to close it forcibly. Here’s how to force quit an app on iPhone. Continue Reading…

Simple but powerful, Javascript is the world’s most popular programming language, being used by many of the top websites on the web. Javascript helps web developers to control the elements on a web page, and is widely used for pop-up pages. You need Javascript to run interactive websites and web services, most notably Gmail. Here’s a simple guide that will show you how to enable Javascript on iPhone. Continue Reading…

Do you want to discuss business with several people but can’t get them together in the same room? Then set up a conference call on iPhone. It’s fast and easy and works great. Find out below how to conference call on iPhone. Continue Reading…

One of the most expected features of iOS 7 is the option to block calls and text messages from certain phone numbers, to prevent spam and unwanted friends or love interests from contacting you. Right now, this feature is lacking in iOS 6 and in all previous iOS releases, and to block calls and text messages you have to either jailbreak your phone, or use roundabout solutions like blocking all calls and manually allowing those from your contact list. Here’s a simple guide on how to block text messages from a number on iPhone with iOS 7. Continue Reading…

Have you ever tried rating songs on iTunes? You can go to iTunes and rate each individual song from 1 to 5. But when you have a large library, this task can be a lengthy and complex one. Continue Reading…

The thought of losing your iPhone might send you the cold shivers. It’s not just about the personal information – the iPhone is pretty expensive too, and it’s a huge loss for any average person. Continue Reading…

If your iPhone simply won’t turn on, don’t panic. I know it can be a heart pounding situation, but there are some things that you can do. Here are some steps that you can take to bring your iPhone back to life. Continue Reading…

While the iPhone has been regarded as the most influential cell phone of the world has ever seen to this point in time – having a literal stranglehold on the smart phone market after it single-handedly helped to create this wave of devices in the first place – it’s become quite difficult to figure out exactly which carrier you should have your iPhone on for a number of reasons. Continue Reading…

When it comes to keeping your home and property secure you are presented with numerous options, the most odd and intriguing of which is turning your iPhone or iPad into a security camera. This is now possible thanks in part to the numerous security camera apps which are now being offered on the App store. These apps have the power to turn your iPhone or iPad into a mobile security camera system that allows for motion detecting, face capture, live recording, alerts and more. This allows you to keep close tabs on your home when you’re away, or even when you’re at home. Continue Reading…

Apple is well known for its inhibitions regarding the apps allowed in the App Store. Some apps which would not normally be entertained do slip in for a while before they get unceremoniously removed. If you did manage to get any such apps before they were taken off, you might still be able to use them. Continue Reading…

Karaoke has long been a favorite at bars, social gatherings, parties or anywhere else there is a large group of people congregated. Karaoke involves singing the lyrics to popular songs with the beat of the music, in an attempt to see who has the best (and worst) singing voice. The Karaoke phase hasn’t been looked over on the iPod and iPhone as evidenced by the numerous karaoke apps that were released shortly after the devices were released. Discover the top 5 iPhone karaoke apps for the by reading on. Continue Reading…

Congratulations! You are now a proud owner of an iPhone. This magical little device will open up a new world to you. But before you start experimenting with it, there are some things you need to know. Well actually there is a lot to know about the iPhone, but let me cut down to the basic tips. Continue Reading…

With its great gaming, multimedia, and internet functions, the iPod touch is a big hit with teenagers and kids worldwide. However, many parents have concerns regarding giving their kids uncensored access to the Internet. Here are some guidelines regarding the steps you could take before handing over an iPod touch or iPhone to your child. These will ensure your child has a great experience and you can breathe easy too.

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If you have forgotten your restrictions password and don’t want to restore your iDevice to factory settings or jailbreak your device to recover it, then there’s another way to sort things out. But you have to know that it’s a rather complicated process for advanced users only who know how to work with hex-editing files. It’s a dangerous method that can mess up your device if you make mistakes, so unless you know what you’re doing, seek a simpler alternative, or simply restore your device to factory settings. Anyway, here’s how to reset forgotten restrictions password on iDevices. Continue Reading…

Whether you want to export your iPhone contacts in order to back them up or simply to transfer them to a computer or another device, you can do it easily with an app. If you don’t have iExplorer already, you can use a free app, My Contacts Backup, which has over 1,500,000 iPhone and iPad users. Here’s how to export contacts from iPhone with My Contacts Backup: Continue Reading…

If you thought that Vine and Instagram are the end of all video applications, then you couldn’t be more wrong. Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, the co-founders of YouTube have unveiled MixBit, a new video app that allows you to record, edit, and share videos. What’s new in this? Well, MixBit also gives you the added advantage of being able to mix-in video clips from other users to complete your movies. Now that’s something different! Continue Reading…