Tag Archives: TiP Videos

Monday Moan: Releasing an 8GB iPhone 5c is not the answer

This week’s Monday Moan is all about Apple’s decision to build and release an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c. It’s Apple’s way of trying to make the 5c more popular, but, the best solution would have been just making the current models cheaper. 8GB is nowhere near enough storage, and the problem wasn’t just the price, it’s the perception of cheapness that…

iOS 7 camera TiPs: Adding Grid Lines, Using your headphone’s remote as a shutter, Burst Mode and more…

The iPhone’s camera is one of the simplest to use on the smartphone market. On screen controls are minimal, but that doesn’t mean the app doesn’t have a few tricks up its sleeve. In this Camera TiPs video, I give a brief demonstration on how to add grid lines to line up shots and help framing, as well as lock focus and exposure. I also show how to use…

My 5 favorite Pebble Watchfaces

Since Pebble only gives you space for up to 8 watchfaces and apps, it’s important to find a few favorites and just stick to those. If I could have 20+ installed, I would. But on the plus side, it means I don’t have anything on my Pebble Steel that I don’t really like. Here are the 5 third party watchfaces I’ve loaded on to my smartwatch, and why I like…

iOS 7.1 hidden features and minor changes – Walkthrough

With an iOS update, there are always some features and improvements that almost go unnoticed. With iOS 7.1, there were a good number of minor changes to the platform we know and love. A few were found in various parts of the settings menu, while others were small changes to the user interface. In this video, Cam walks through all the ones we’ve…

How to: Switch on Button Shapes in iOS 7.1

One of the smaller changes in iOS 7.1 is the ability to add “button shapes”. Wherever there’s text that can be “pressed” a button shape can be placed to indicate that text’s function as a virtual button. It’s been added as an accessibility feature purely for those who struggle with the lack of skeuomorphism in iOS 7; for those who don’t realize…

Main Changes in iOS 7.1 – Overview

Cam takes you through the main user interface and feature changes within iOS 7.1. We’ve been keeping an eye on developments for a few months here at TiP. And now that it’s finally official, we know all the added design elements and abilities are here to stay (until iOS 8 at least). Among the new changes are the more rounded UI elements in the phone app,…