Lock Screen Flaw Allows Easy Bypass in iOS 7 - How To Protect Against It

5:23 PM, Sep. 21st, 2013 · · How-To

Lock Screen Bypass

A major security hole in iOS 7 has been discovered that allows people to bypass the screen lock on an iPhone or iPad. Apple said it is aware of the problem and will fix it in an unspecified future update, but there is something you can do in the meanwhile to protect your iOS device against this flaw.

How to Set Up and Use Apple’s New iCloud.com

10:30 AM, Sep. 21st, 2013 · · How-To


All iCloud account holders can take advantage of the web-based iCloud.com service to access their iCloud data any time from any Mac or Windows PC. The service was just upgraded and given a big makeover to coincide with the release of iOS 7. Sandro Cuccia provides an overview and shows you how to configure and use iCloud.com.

12 New and Hidden Settings in iOS 7

10:17 AM, Sep. 18th, 2013 · · How-To

We here at the TMO Towers have been furiously digging through iOS 7 to find all the new stuff in there for you. With this article, we highlight our 12 favorites but... there's likely more, so please read, and then let us know what you've found!

How to Know If the iPhone 5s Camera Upgrade is Right For You

10:30 AM, Sep. 14th, 2013 · · How-To

iPhone 5s Camera

Sandro Cuccia analyzes the camera enhancements and features found in the new new iPhone 5s, and helps you make a more informed decision regarding an upgrade, even from an iPhone 5. There's a lot going on with this new camera, and this article explains what you'll need to know.

iOS Passwords for People Who Don’t Like Passwords

8:32 AM, Sep. 11th, 2013 · · How-To

Some people consider the passcode lock on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to be more hassle than it's worth, and that includes Michael Johnston. Turns out he found a simple way to secure his iPhone with a code, and he's ready to share the tip with you.

How to Create and Use an Ad Hoc Network on Your Mac

10:30 AM, Sep. 7th, 2013 · · How-To

A yellow traffic warning sign depicting a stick-man sitting with a laptop transmitting a Wi-Fi signal.

Wi-Fi connectivity is no longer difficult to come by for most of us. However, there may be times when you need to create a temporary Wi-Fi network to connect with other devices. OS X let’s you do this easily. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.

How to Check Your iPhone Upgrade Eligibility (Verizon)

1:25 PM, Sep. 6th, 2013 · · How-To

Upgrade eligibility for Verizon iPhone

With Apple's formally announced Media Event on September 10, the expectation is that Apple will be announcing one or more new iPhones.  Here's a handy guide to help you determine if your current iPhone is eligible for an upgrade with Verizon.