Along with the extremely noticeable UI changes in iOS 7 came a zillion (yes, a zillion) little changes that have been mostly well received. One change that didn't sit well with Michael Johnston, however, was showing nicknames in the Messages app. You can change that, and Michael is glad to show you how.
Apple's iOS 7 was released on September 18, and just over a month later, the company is already seeing the updated operating system running on two thirds of its mobile devices. That means there's big interest in the latest iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch operating system, which translates into better standardization across the iOS platform and less consumer support issues -- two things Google's Android OS can't boast.
Customizing, setting and managing Alert Tones and Ringtones on your iOS devices can be quite useful if you don’t mind it sounding like R2-D2. But, having the flexibility of assigning custom tones to different functions on your devices definitely has advantages. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
Fall is a great time to get out in the woods and Vern Seward points out 3 free apps you might want to take along with you in this week's Free on iTunes. Backyard Scat and Tracks, The Mushroom Book, Ive Got 1. Check it out.
Within the new Maps app in Mavericks, there's an option to send any info you're viewing to your iOS 7 devices—and it's easy! In this tip, Melissa Holt will give us the lowdown on the feature, and she'll also cover a handy way to send PDF directions to others from the program.
Did Apple renege on its promise of free updates to its iLife and iWork suite of apps? It appears to be nothing more nefarious than a App Store glitch, reports Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous, who finds that the best medicine for this issue may be the toughest to swallow: Patience.
Apple released brand new versions of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Tuesday, and they're free for anyone that's buying a computer or mobile device. For the rest of us, there may be some money changing hands to get the most recent version of the iWork suite on our devices. Read on to see where to get the apps and what you can expect to pay.
iOS 7 has a way to track which apps are eating your cellular data, so it's much easier to avoid costly overages with your provider. You can even prevent the worst offenders from accessing cellular data completely if you have to! In this tip, we'll tell you how to see what you've used and how to track what's going on.
Apple's busy Tuesday morning included the release of iOS 7.0.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update for the month-old operating system added iCloud Keychain sync support, and fixed a problem where iMessages were failing to send.
There are different ways to email photos in iOS 7. At times, it's not obvious how to do so. Plus, selecting the correct image size is often critical. Sandro Cuccia shows you how to handle the task properly and efficiently.
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