iOS

Understanding Burst Mode in iOS 7

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Even though I got my new iPhone 5S back in December, I didn’t learn how to use half it’s features till only a few days ago. With the new iPhone and fingerprint reader everyone talks about, you can also take slow-motion videos and take 10 pictures per second with the new burst mode option. The […]

How to Remove Numbers from App Icons in iOS 7

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Since the very beginning of iOS, Apple has simply displayed a list of app icons on the screen after you unlock your device. There are no widgets or anything else, just a bunch of app icons. Apple also allowed developers to add a small number to the app icon to give users information about that […]

Recovering Your iOS Devices With Find My iPhone

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One awesome thing about iCloud is ‘Find my iPhone’. This service allows you to track and recover your Macs, iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches if they’re ever lost or (God forbid) stolen. This service is free with all iOS devices. But what happens when you actually lose a device? How do you recover it, send […]

Private Browsing – iOS 5

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While iOS 5 brought a lot of major features such as iCloud, an enhanced mail app and iMessaging, it also brought a plethora of minor tweaks such as private browsing in mobile Safari. While this may seem like a small feature to some, it’s extremely useful for security freaks and people who share iOS devices. […]

Configuring Siri Settings

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Ever since I bought my iPhone 4S, I’ve been amazed at how awesome Siri is. Siri is a personal voice assistant which you can use to manage your phone, send emails and text messages, and perform a number of other functions. In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to configure Siri on your […]

iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak Released

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On May 25th 2012, Chronic Dev Team as well as the iPhone Dev Team have released Absinthe 2.0. This tool allows iOS 5.1.1 users to jailbreak any iOS device, excluding the 2012 iPad 2 ($399). This is the first jailbreak tool released for the new iPad. Disclosure: Switching To Mac and it’s authors do not […]

iOS 6 Rumors and Predictions Roundup

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It seems with Apple that all everyone ever does is create rumors and make predictions! With all the secrecy that goes on at Apple to keep products and services under wraps, it’s no wonder the rumor mill runs 24/7. So we’re joining in on the fun too here at Switching to Mac. Apple’s WorldWide Developer […]

List: Selling Old iOS Devices

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So now that you’ve upgraded to the latest iPad or iPhone, what are you going to do with your old devices? If you want to make some extra cash, your first choice may be to list it on eBay or Craigslist. Although these services are nice, they can be a pain if a buyer refuses […]

Activating iMessage in iOS 5

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iMessage is Apple’s new proprietary iOS-to-iOS messaging service which is available for all Macs and iOS devices. With iMessage, you can easily send text, videos, and photos to your friends and family absolutely free of charge. While iMessage is relatively easy to set up, some users may get lost in the process. That’s where we […]

Create A Custom Joke Siri Conversation

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The Siri voice feature that was first introduced with the iPhone 4S has become the most hyped new feature to reach the iOS platform. Although Siri is much like the voice command and response automation software that we’ve had for the last decade, it’s also unique in it’s own Apple way. Siri is for the […]