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    

Review: Best Affordable Bluetooth Headphones for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Review: Best Affordable Bluetooth Headphones for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

This is a review on some of the best affordable bluetooth headphones for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. These are headphones that I have personally used and continue to use on a daily basis. When it comes to bluetooth headphones, there are several considerations. First, you want to make sure that they are comfortable. Secondly, you want to make sure they have decent battery life. Third, you want to make sure that the sound quality is good (there are some bluetooth headphones that do not have very good sound quality). And lastly, you want to make sure that bluetooth headphones Continue Reading →

What AirPlay is and how to use it in iOS 7

This post shows you how to use Apple’s AirPlay feature to share music, photos, video, and even what’s currently on your screen with another Apple device. One of the things that sets Apple apart from its competitors is their ability to create a cohesive ecosystem which allows all their products to work together seamlessly. One of my favorite examples of part of this ecosystem in action is a feature Apple introduced in 2010 called AirPlay.  It allows you to send all kinds of media (music, photos, video, screen mirroring) wirelessly between your Apple devices. If you take a photo or video Continue Reading →

MiniPlayer – Jailbreak Tweak Review

This post reviews MiniPlayer, a jailbreak tweak that brings the iTunes 11 MiniPlayer view to your iOS device and lets you control your music from anywhere. Recently, I published a post on TeachMeiOS describing how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch running iOS 7. If you’ve jailbroken your device, you’re likely looking for great tweaks to use on it. This will serve as the first full review of a jailbreak tweak on TeachMeiOS, and I’m very excited to share this one with you. I use this tweak on nearly a daily basis and it recently received a fresh Continue Reading →

How to view music by Artist/Album in iOS 7

The Music App underwent some significant changes in iOS 7. A lot of these changes were great: Apple introduced a sleek new design and integrated iTunes Radio right into the new version of the app. However, Apple also removed a key navigational feature, sorting by Artist/Album. However, I’ve found a way to re-enable this view. This post shows a trick to view music by Artist/Album in iOS 7. Here’s how the Music app worked in iOS 6 and earlier: When using the Artist tab you would tap on an artist (U2, for example) and the app would then display a list Continue Reading →

Get Rewarded for watching TV – A Viggle Review for iPad (mini), iPhone, iPod Touch

You are already watching TV, why not get rewarded for it

Do you love to watch TV? Do you love to earn points to use for shopping? Why not mix those two loves together. That’s what Viggle does. Whenever you are watching TV, just open your Viggle app and “check in” to that show. Viggle will “listen” to the show, recognize what you are watching and give you information about that show. You can click on to IMDB and get deeper info about that show. You can also find out more by clicking the Facebook link, the Twitter link or the Wikipedia link. For each minute you watch, you get a Continue Reading →

Google Play Music – Free cloud music storage for iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

Recently, Google’s Play Music app hit the App Store. With this release, Google has brought its iTunes Match competitor to iOS. I’ve been using Google Play Music for a few days now on my iPhone. In this post, I’ll review the app and my experience with it and compare and contrast it with iTunes Match. What is Google Play Music? – Google Play Music is a cloud storage solution for your music library. Google Play Music differs from services like Spotify, Pandora, and iTunes Radio which allow you to “rent” tracks via a subscription or for free with ads. Similar to iTunes Continue Reading →

Review – Apple TV (3rd Generation)

This post reviews the Apple TV (3rd Generation), Apple’s $99 internet streaming box designed to fill your home with great entertainment.  I recently got an Apple TV and have been using it in my home for about a month.  I’ll give my impression of setting up the Apple TV, walk through the device’s main features, and then overview the pros and cons I’ve found since using it. The Apple TV I received was a refurbished model.  If there are any in stock, I really recommend going the refurbished route if you decide to purchase an Apple TV.  Apple’s refurbished products Continue Reading →

iOS 7 Tip: How to set EQ and Volume Limit for music on iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

How to set EQ and Volume Limit for music on iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

This article will show you how to set the EQ levels and Volume Limit in iOS 7 on the iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch. The EQ settings are built in to the Settings App and they allow you to adjust the sound of the audio by doing things like increasing bass, reducing bass, optimizing for spoken word, etc. There are a total of 23 preset EQ options that you can choose from on your iOS device. The Volume Limit is also built in to the Music section of the Settings App. This allows you to set a maximum volume Continue Reading →

FullBlast – Stream music from your iPhone, iPad (mini) and iPod Touch

FullBlast – Stream music from your iPhone, iPad (mini) and iPod Touch I’ve been a long time Playstation 3 owner, and while there are many similar features between the PS3 and the Apple TV, I just haven’t been able to bring myself to purchasing an Apple TV… yet. One of the main benefits of owning the Apple TV that I’ve found myself longing for has been the draw of Apple’s Airplay feature. Airplay enables you to play videos, photos, slideshows, and even mirror games you’re playing from your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad (mini) up on your flatscreen or jumbotron (pending Continue Reading →