Review of 4 iPhone Car Mounts

Review of 4 iPhone Car Mounts

Disclosure: We get a commission from links on the blog. You don’t have to use these links but we appreciate it when you do. This article is a review of 4 iPhone car mounts. There are a large variety of iPhone car mounts on the market. It can be difficult to know which one to choose and which ones are the best. The 4 car mounts in this review offer a variety of options with positives and negatives for each. Here are the reviews starting with the best one first: 1. iOttie Easy One Touch 3 – Review Score: 10/10 iOttie continually Continue Reading →

How to add a Webpage Bookmark as an Icon on Home Screen of iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

This article will explain how to add a webpage bookmark as a quick shortcut icon on the Home Screen of your iOS Device. This can be helpful if you need quick access to your bank website, your favorite blog, or another website. Often times a website owner will include an icon for the webpage Home Screen bookmark. Here is how to add a bookmark as an icon on the Home Screen of your iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch: 1. Launch Safari and navigate to the website you want to add as an icon to your Home Screen. Then, tap the Continue Reading →

How to use punctuation with Siri and Dictation on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Siri has advanced voice recognition skills that continue to grow with each release of iOS. This includes the ability to turn spoken punctuation and spacing into the appropriate punctuation in the sentence or paragraph you are dictating. This is really helpful when you are driving and trying to send a text message to someone when the message includes punctuation. It is also helpful when you are dictating a sentence or paragraph for an email or a text document. Instead of stopping every few words to manually type in the punctuation, you can just tell Siri what to put in for Continue Reading →

How to search text in a webpage with Safari web browser on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

iOS has a feature that allows you to search for a particular word in the text of a webpage using the Safari browser on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. To search for a word on a webpage on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, tap on the address bar at the top of the screen. (Quick Tip: tap on the clock at the top  of your iOS device screen to quickly navigate to the top of the screen – for more iOS Quick Tips like this, click here: iOS Quick Tips) Once your cursor is in the address bar, type in Continue Reading →

Quick Tip: How to turn on Wifi or bluetooth even when in Airplane Mode on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Did you know you can turn on Airplane Mode on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and also leave Wi-Fi or Bluetooth turned on? Airplane Mode is a great feature that allows you to turn off all of the wireless communications signals on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. This includes the cellular signal (voice and data), bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Location Services. Airplane mode is perfect for…you guessed it, flying on an airplane. There are also other uses for Airplane Mode, though. For example, you can use it when you have your iOS device plugged into a larger sound Continue Reading →

How to use Reading List on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Reading List is a way to save webpages and articles that you want to read at a later time. It even includes a handy offline reading function so that you can preload a bunch of articles and webpages on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch before you jump on the plane and access all of them even though your iOS device is in airplane mode. Here is how to use Offline Reading List: 1. Open up a webpage on your iOS device in Safari that you want to add to Reading List for later reading. 2. Once the page has loaded, tap Continue Reading →

Quick Tip: Shortcut to add a period and start a new sentence on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

There is a simple shortcut that allows you to automatically enter a period and start a new sentence on your iOS device. All you need to do is double tap the space bar when you reach the end of a sentence. This will enter a period at the end of the sentence, put a space after the period and capitalize the first letter of the next word you type. If it doesn’t work for you, you will need to go to the Settings app to enable it. Go to Settings –> General –> Keyboard –> and flip the “.” Shortcut Continue Reading →

Quick Tip: How to find and easily open apps that aren’t on your Home Screen (and contacts, texts, and emails)

As you add more apps to your iPhone, iPad , or iPod Touch, it can become increasingly difficult to locate the apps when you need them. This is especially true if you have created folders for your apps. Thankfully, there is an easy way to search for and open any app on your device (this also works with contacts, texts, emails, and more). If you are running iOS 7 or later, all you need to do is to pull down on the the Home Screen. This will initiate a Spotlight search. Once in Spotlight, just start typing the name of the app Continue Reading →

Quick Tip: How to quickly access toggles, brightness, and music controls on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

At any given time while you are using your iOS device running iOS 7 or later, you can swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control Center. This tray gives you access to toggles including Wi-Fi and Rotation Lock, a screen brightness slider, music playback controls, AirDrop settings, and quick shortcuts to apps and, on iPhone, a handy flashlight. This works on the home screen, in apps, and even on the lock screen. For additional quick tips and tricks for iPad (Mini), iPhone, and iPod Touch, click here: Quick Tips    

How to save battery life while using Turn by Turn directions with Apple Maps App

There is no doubt that whenever you use any mapping application on the iPhone or iPad (Mini) Cellular, there will be significant strain on the battery life of the device. This is because the GPS chip is constantly sending and receiving signals in order to provide you with moment by moment location updates. One of the tremendous advantages of using the turn-by-turn directions on the built in Apple Maps app is the way it is integrated into the operating system. This gives the Maps App a significant advantage over other mapping apps like Google Maps. Some of these advantages include Continue Reading →