How to fix Stock Apps when they are crashing on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

How to fix Stock Apps when they are crashing on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

This article explains how to fix stock apps when they are crashing on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Unfortunately, with every operating system out there, you will find bugs and those bugs often cause apps to crash. There is an easy way to fix 3rd party apps (the apps that you install) when they are crashing. I have previously written an article about this and you can find it here: How to fix a crashing app. However, it gets a little more tricky when you are dealing with a Stock App (the apps that come preinstalled on your iOS Device Continue Reading →

1Password adds new features for iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite

1Password, the best password manager for your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, just got even better! In this post, check out 1Password’s new features on iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite.   I’ve always been pretty confident that the passwords that I use to log in online were pretty secure. Until recently. Lately it seems like companies and websites are being hacked more and more frequently. With this apparent increase in malicious attacks, the system I’ve always used to secure myself online began to seem pretty flimsy to me. I realized that, though I used different passwords for Continue Reading →

Human – the Best Free App to test Health Kit in iOS 8

Human - the Best Free App to test Health Kit in iOS 8

Human is the best free app to test Health Kit in iOS 8. With the release of iOS 8 came Health Kit – Apple’s way of collecting all the various health and fitness tracking data on your iPhone into one informative dashboard. In summary, Health is an app on your iPhone that syncs up with other apps that track health and fitness. This can be something that is inputed via external hardware (like a heart rate monitor like the Jarv Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor or the Apple Watch) or simply tracked by the built-in M8 Motion Coprocessor. This is a chip in Continue Reading →

iOS 8 Tip: How to use 3 of the best new features in the Mail App

iOS 8 Tip: How to use 3 of the best new features in the Mail App

iOS 8 Tip: How to use 3 of the best new features in the Mail App. With iOS 8, Apple introduced several new features to all of their standard apps that come with every iOS device. The Mail App received some fantastic upgrades. Here are 3 of the best upgrades and how to use each. 1. Pull to Hide This is by far one of my favorite new features in the Mail App in iOS 8. It allows me to look up other information or read other emails while saving a current email that I am composing. To activate this, Continue Reading →

How to use Apple Pay in the real world [Video]

In this video post, we travel to our local Whole Foods Market to test out Apple Pay in an actual store. Check out the video to see how it works! Before watching, you should be aware that Apple Pay only works in physical stores using the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. As you can see, Apple Pay is incredibly convenient, and much easier than going through the process of swiping a physical credit or debit card. All you need to do is put your phone near the point of sale system and place your finger on the Touch ID. That’s Continue Reading →

How to Set up and Use Apple Pay ( Pay) on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

How to Set up and Use Apple Pay (Pay) on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

This article is all about how to set up and use Apple Pay ( Pay) on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With iOS 8.1, Apple released Pay that allows those with an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to make payments at participating stores by just using the iPhone. Pay can also be used to make purchases through Apps and the Safari web browser on any iOS device with Touch ID. Here is how to set up Apple Pay: 1. Make sure you have upgraded to iOS 8.1 To upgrade, you can either open the Settings App on your Continue Reading →

How to Set Up and Use Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

How to Set Up and Use Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

This article will tell you all about how set up and use Handoff in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 with your Mac and iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. With the release of OS X Yosemite (10.10), Apple has enabled Handoff across their entire lineup of compatible devices. Handoff is a feature that was released with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite that allows you to start a project on one device and seamlessly continue it on another device that is logged in to the same iCloud ID. Handoff is a feature of Continuity that also allows you to make Continue Reading →

iPhone 6 Plus Review – A month with Apple’s biggest phone

This is a review of my experience with the iPhone 6 Plus. What has it been like using Apple’s biggest iPhone for the last month? Check out this post to find out. Almost exactly a month ago, I was sitting at home on a Friday waiting for UPS to arrive at my door with the iPhone 6 Plus. My experience preordering the device a week earlier, which involved staying up until around 2am waiting for Apple’s store to finally come online, had done nothing to temper my excitement. Finally at around 5pm, after my patience was thoroughly tested, the doorbell Continue Reading →

iOS 8 Tip: How to use extensions in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

iOS 8 Tip: How to use extensions in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

This article is an iOS 8 Tip that shows how to use extensions in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. iOS 8 was released the same time that Apple announced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. With all these announcements, one of the incredible features of iOS 8 is extensions. Extensions allow apps to use features and functionality of other apps without leaving the current app. This increases productivity across any app that takes advantage of extensions. One of my favorite uses of extensions is in the Safari app. For years now I have used the 1Password app (it Continue Reading →

iOS 8 Tip: How to use continuity features – Handoff, Phone Calls, SMS, and Instant Hotspot

iOS 8 Tip: How to use continuity features - Handoff, Phone Calls, SMS, and Instant Hotspot

This is an iOS 8 Tip: How to use continuity features – Handoff, Phone Calls, SMS, and Instant Hotspot. Continuity is one of the many great new features that comes with iOS 8. Continuity connects your devices like never before. There are 4 main components of continuity in iOS 8. Here is how to use each of these continuity features on your devices that all share a common Apple ID (iCloud) login. 1. Handoff in iOS 8 Handoff in iOS 8 is designed to let you continue working at the same place you left off when switching from one device to Continue Reading →