Happy holidays everyone! With the holiday season comes the arrival of new devices and gadgets. Today’s post is just a round of some popular and helpful guides on Tech-Recipes that can help new iPhone and iPad owners get their devices up and going.
iOS 5 – How to improve battery life
By changing some simple settings on your Apple device, you should be able to improve your battery life and charge less frequently.
iOS 5 – Sync to iTunes over Wi-Fi
iOS 5 cuts the cable and now lets users sync wirelessly to iTunes.
iPhone / iPad – How to create free ringtones
Any nonprotected audio file can be turned into a ringtone to use on your iphone for free.
iPhone / iPad – Transfer pictures and videos from device to Windows XP computer
Here is a tutorial showing how to download the pictures and videos onto your XP system.
iPhone / iPad – Transfer pictures and videso from device to Mac OS X computer
Download pictures and videos from your mobile device onto your Mac OS X system.
iPhone – Transfer voice memos from iPhone to computer
Here are a couple of ways of getting your voice memos off your phone and onto your computer.
iPhone – Email or delete multiple photos or videos at once
One of the new features of iOS is the ability to share or delete multiple media files at once. Both video and image files can be shared or removed with this method.
How to disable Geotagging on your smartphone’s camera
If you are big on privacy, you will want to make sure that geotagging is disabled on your smartphone’s camera. Geotagging embeds the location that the photograph was taken into the image itself.
iPhone / iPad – Setup Gmail as Exchange email account (full calendar, email, contact push syncing)
This tutorial explains how to setup your iPad or iPhone to use Gmail as an Exchange Account. This, in turn, allows you to sync your Google Calendar, Gmail Email and Contacts to Google over Exchange (Push email).
iPhone / iPad – How to hard reset your device
It is inevitable that electronic devices will eventually freak out. If you iPhone ever does, and I’m not saying it will, you may not be able to get it to respond to normal inputs. Everybody should know how to hard reset their iOS device.
As always, we have lots more iPhone and iPad related guides on our site to help you with your new devices. Let us know if you need any help.