How to Take a Photo Without Touching Your iPhone

4:30 PM, Sep. 30th, 2013 · · How-To

Most of the time, we frame the photo on our iPhone and touch the shutter release button on the display. Or perhaps it's more convenient to use the volume control buttons on the side.  However, there are several ways to trip the shutter without even touching your iPhone.

How to Use Mail Rules in Apple’s Mail

10:30 AM, Sep. 28th, 2013 · · How-To

An illustration of an email envelop from Apple inside an email inbox.

Mail Rules are an important part of automating much of the mindless and repetitive tasks associated with the daily onslaught of incoming email. They help maintain your sanity while letting you concentrate on real work. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to set up and use Mail Rules in Apple’s recently updated web mail.

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

10:30 AM, Sep. 21st, 2013 · · How-To


All iCloud account holders can take advantage of the web-based 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

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.