The ‘iPad’ Archives
Posted June 23, 2016 by

Disable Automatic iOS App Updates

Disable Automatic App Updates on iOS

Automatic iOS app updates on the iPhone may not be everyone’s cup of tea. For one, these updates may require a large portion of your device’s storage. If you are the type of person who runs out of memory every now and then, then automatic iOS app updates may cause some headaches. Also, these updates […]

Category Apple iPhone, Apps, iPad

Posted June 21, 2016 by

How Do I Save a Cell Phone Dropped in Water?

Save Phone from Water Damage

A wet cell phone is a hastle. An expensive cell phone dropped in water is a nightmare! Water and electronics just do not mix. A cell phone submerged in water can ruin the device unless you bring it to a service center for repairs – or you are quick enough to react to the situation. […]

Posted June 20, 2016 by

How Do I Update the iOS Apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch?

How to update iOS Apps

To ensure that you get the most from the apps installed on your iOS device, you need to update them. Some apps compel you to update to the latest version by preventing you from using them until they are updated. There are two ways to update the iOS apps on your gadget: You can either […]

Posted April 2, 2016 by

How to Use Podcast Sleep Timer on iPhone

Apple Podcasts

I had a roommate in college who fell asleep every night listening to Car Talk. (Fortunately for me, she used earbuds attached to her phone because being talked to sleep does not work for me.) The Apple Podcast app found on iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches has a built-in sleep timer that will shut off a podcast […]

Category Apple iPhone, Apps, iPad

Posted March 30, 2016 by

How to Redeem iTunes Gift Cards on iPhone or iPad

How to Redeem iTunes Gift Card

Using Apple devices such as iPhones or iPads to redeem iTunes Gift Cards is easy. iOS 7 and later even lets you redeem your gift card by pointing your camera at the back of the gift card. iTunes gift cards are synced to your Apple ID, so once they are redeemed, you can use them […]

Category Apple iPhone, iPad

Posted March 25, 2016 by

How to Stop Syncing Podcast Episodes

Apple Podcasts

I love podcasts. I listen to them during my commute and while doing chores around the house. They are a great form of entertainment for times when your hands and eyes are busy but your brain has nothing to do. Apple has a built-in Podcasts app that makes it easy to play podcasts on iPhone, […]

Posted March 21, 2016 by

How to Delete Podcast Episodes on your iPhone

Apple Podcasts

Podcasts are audio files that you can download to your portable devices. Most podcasts come in a series with episodes, similar to a TV show. You can subscribe to a Podcast to download new episodes automatically as they come out. You can listen to podcasts over an internet connection or download them to your device […]

Category Apple iPhone, iPad

Posted March 20, 2016 by

How to Play Podcasts on iPhone

Apple Podcasts

I love podcasts. I listen to them during my commute and while doing chores around the house. They are a great form of entertainment for times when your hands and eyes are busy but your brain has nothing to do. Apple has a built-in Podcasts app that makes it easy to play podcasts on iPhone, […]

Category Apple iPhone, iPad

Posted January 18, 2016 by

How to Use Siri Hands-free

how to use siri handsfree

Siri is a helpful feature that I use all the time on my iOS device to set reminders, look up facts, and get weather forecasts. Siri has been around since iOS 5 was introduced back in 2011, and it has come a long way since then. Historically, users accessed Siri by pressing and holding down […]

Category Apple iPhone, iPad

Posted January 16, 2016 by

How to Change iPad Subtitle Style

little boy playing on ipad

Subtitles allow you to catch every bit of the witty dialogue in your favorite videos, especially if you are hard of hearing or if you are trying to watch a video on your iPad in a noisy place. Each app you use to watch videos on your iPad will have its own subtitle settings, but […]

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Posted January 11, 2016 by

How to Use Apple Pay on Any Apple Device

How to use Apple Pay

Those rectangular pieces of plastic in your pocketbook might soon be relics of a time long passed. Now that Apple has finally integrated a mobile payment system of its own, the legions of Apple devotees might abandon cash, credit, and debit in favor of a more futuristic way to spend money. If you are not yet […]

Posted December 21, 2015 by

How to Create a Google Photos Story

Google Photos Story

I could go on and on about all the things I love about Google Photos. (Read my articles on auto-syncing from your phone and sharing accounts.) One unique feature of Google Photos is the ability to create Stories, which are like guided albums with an aesthetic flow. A Google Photos Story is a great medium for sharing photos of your […]