Enjoy Shakespeare? Vern Seward points out two free iOS apps that'll help you get the most out of The Bard's master works in this week's Free on iTunes. They're called Shakespeare and SwipeSpeare, and he has some more freebies to share with you, too.
There are many ways to safeguard the personal data that resides on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Sandro Cuccia shows you one of the best: enabling a feature on your device that will erase all data after ten failed passcode entry attempts. Yes, it's an iOS Auto-Destruct mechanism!
Fill you free time with fun flickers for iOS. In this week's Free on iTunes, Vern Seward points out 3 good games that only require a flick to play. Gong Show Saucer King, Skim it, and Glass Pong 2.
Need to keep up with your favorite sport? Vern Seward points out three free iOS apps that will help you do just that in this week's Free on iTuines: Team Stream, Sports Republic, and Sporting News. Check it out.
The iProp from Dockem is, really cool. It's like a beanbag chair for your iPad, small and lightweight. It holds the iPad comfortably in numerous angles and situations and will hold one while wearing most slim cases. It also works with iPhones. Did we mention that it’s really cool?
The iPhone and iPod touch include a built-in calculator app that's easy to use and handy since it goes where ever you take your pocket-size iOS device. That calculator is pretty basic, but it also hides a full featured scientific calculator, and all it takes to find it is a little twist.
The Flex Pocket Charger from PhoneSuit gives users a small, 2.8 ounce iPhone or iPod battery that fits easily in any pocket. It has a native Lighting connector, but a 30-pin to Lightning adapter can be used. It has a capacity of 2600 mAh, enough to charge an iPhone 5 almost twice and offers charging passthrough.
Customizing your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to reflect your personality is an easy way to make your device clearly your own. You can even set different images for your Home and Lock screens, and it's easy to do. Read on to learn how.
Summer is almost gone, but there's still time to get in a same vacation. Vern Seward points out 3 iOS tour guides to help. Rock Creek Park Walking Tours, New York Beyond Sight, Palace at Versailles, all free for your iPhone and iPad.
Following the death of a woman in China who was electrocuted by a knockoff iPhone charger Apple is launching a voluntary takeback program for third-party chargers. From August 16 through October 18 Apple retail stores and authorized service providers will take and dispose of any third party iPhone charger customers are concerned about.
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The iPhone charger that killed a woman in China wasn't approved through Apple's hardware certification program, and no doubt the company will use this as an example why customers should stick with Apple-branded, or Apple-certified, accessories. Apple didn't have to launch a voluntary takeback program, but it's a really smart move.
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