Tag Archives: iPod Touch 4

How to: Customize Notification Center

One of the best features in iOS 5 (in my humble opinion) is the new notifications. Now instead of popping up and being completely annoying, they sleekly roll in and roll out without interrupting what you’re doing. If you want to then check them later, they are just a simple pull away. Notification Center is what should have been implemented years ago….

TiPs & Tricks: Lock iPhone orientation in landscape

The orientation lock button was first seen back in the third beta of iOS 4. A quick double tap on the home key and a swipe to the left and you are there. This handy little button stops your screen from rotating to landscape when you want to be in portrait mode and was a great addition to iOS. At least, it was until people found out they needed to sometimes…

Bryce’s thoughts on iOS 5

Wow. That was my first response to the WWDC 2011 keynote after I clean up all the drool that had puddled on my keyboard. Quite honestly, I have no idea where to begin. There was just so much awesomeness. Unfortunately I personally don’t own a Mac, so I will focus on iOS 5 but iOS is where it’s at anyway, right? Notifications This is what…

Accessory review: Trident Aegis for iPod touch 4th Gen.

Category: Case Model: Trident Aegis for iPod Touch 4G Price: $29.95 TiP Rating: 4.5/5 stars Seller: Trident Requirements: Compatible with iPod Touch 4th Gen Summary: The Trident Aegis is the perfect case for those who want to protect their iPod but not take away from the sleek physique of their device. It is comfortable in the hand and easy on…

Accessory review: iHome iDM12 Wireless Speaker

Category: Speaker Model: iHome IDM12 Price: $69.99 TiP Rating: 4/5 stars Seller: iHome Requirements: Bluetooth compatible device. Summary: The iHome iDM12 is the perfect take-anywhere speaker. It is compact and rechargeable so it can fit in any purse or backpack and because it is Bluetooth compatible, there are no wires to worry about. Also, with…

iUniversity: Is FaceTime a waste of time?

From the moment the iPhone 4 leaked onto the web, the single feature that excited consumers and sent bloggers into a frenzy was the front-facing camera. A slew of rumors ensued about if and how Apple would implement mobile video chat (a good deal of them being more or less correct). And when the iPhone 4 was finally officially announced, FaceTime played a…

Accessory Review: OtterBox Defender for iPod Touch 4G

Category: Case Model: OtterBox Defender Series for iPod Touch 4G Price: $39.95 TiP Rating: 5/5 stars Seller: OtterBox Requirements: Compatible with iPod Touch 4th Gen Summary: For those of you who take protection seriously–I mean after you spend all that money, why wouldn’t you–this is the case for you. It is like Fort Knox for your…

Make absolutely free calls from iPod Touch

I get a lot of readers asking me, “How can I make free calls from my iPod Touch?” Well, the answer is much simpler than you may think. It involves only 4 major steps and in fact, it takes maybe a whole 15 minutes out of your day to do this. After that, you are free to make and receive calls from an actual phone number as well as text and receive…

Bryce’s 7 accessories to drool over

With technology ever evolving, new gadgets are always available. Now that the year is coming to a close, we have tons of great products to choose from. After a close look and some refining, I’ve come to realize that I have somewhat expensive taste. If you do too, then check out the items that made my wish list of products for the holiday…