Tag Archives: Tips/Tricks

3 great tips for increasing email productivity in iOS Mail app

Lately, we’ve seen some great applications come to the iPhone that try to increase productivity during the work day. Some of these serve as replacements for the default apps that come on every iPhone. Tempo is a great calendar app for business users, and Mailbox came onto the iOS scene as a way to reach the fabled “Inbox Zero”. However, it’s just…

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…

Jailbreak Tuesday: VoiceKeys tweak

Voice control on the iPhone is powerful but it has its limits. For instance you can’t speak and have it converted to text. However, thanks to the jailbreak tweak called VoiceKeys, you are now able to have true voice-to-text recognition on your iPhone! VoiceKeys provides a speech-to-text feature that can be used anytime you want to enter text. All you…

Jailbreak Tuesday: Android Delete Tweak Review

“If you love Android so much why don’t you get an Android?” That is what I was asked last week in the comments of my video. I don’t love Android nor would I make the mistake of getting rid of my iPhone for an Android device. However, with that being said, there are some things about Android I find a bit more pleasing to the end user. That’s why this week…

Jailbreak Tuesday: Android Recent Apps tweak review

I love iOS. However there are somethings that I love about the Android operating system as well. One thing in particular that I like with Android is the recent application menu that is presented when switching between apps. Well, thanks to a new tweak available through Cydia, iOS now has the Android style recent app menu. This tweak is really simple to…

Jailbreak Tuesday: FullScreen for iPhone & iPad

There is no doubt in my mind that navigating the internet is enjoyable when using the iPhone or iPad. Though, mobile Safari is missing a feature that makes browsing the internet 32.6% better – full screen mode. Thanks to FullScreen for iPhone & iPad it is now possible to enjoy that missing feature. FullScreen is a simple tweak available in Cydia, and…

iPhone 101: You just got your first iPhone…so…

“What the heck do I do with this thing?”  That might be a question you may be asking yourself right now or sometime in the near future.  The iPhone is definitely not just a device for talking and texting.  The possibilities can seem endless in its versatility and usefulness.  The trick is to make this little thing of beauty your…

April Fools Day: Use screenshots to freak people out

Did you ever have that one person who you just wanted to have some fun with. Maybe give them a little scare? This is for you. It’s a little screen shot trick that when you “slide to unlock” you really “slide to scare.” It works on any iOS device. Here’s what you have to do: Find a scary picture on the internet. (I recommend this one if they’re…

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…