iPad 2 Cannot Determine Location?

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So you just bought a shiny new iPad 2 and you tap on Google Maps and what happens? You get a message saying “Cannot Determine Location”! Well that sucks! A $600+ device better be able to find itself on a map, right! Well, if you have an iPad 2 3G, there are a couple of […]

How to Unlock Screen Rotation on iPhone

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Here’s a simple post for newcomers to the iPhone or iPad family. You may run into an issue where your screen gets locked into one orientation, either horizontal or vertical. If you turn the device to the other direction, nothing happens. That can be really annoying! Luckily it’s a very simple fix. If you want […]

iPhone – How to Add Words to the Dictionary

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I just upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4S and I wanted to add a few words to the dictionary since I am always texting in two languages, English and Hindi. Obviously, the dictionary has no Hindi words, so it’s a royal pain when it tries to autocorrect everything that I type in that […]

Manually Setup a Mail Account in OS X Lion

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One of the major changes in Mac Lion is the default integration of major email services. Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL Mail, Hotmail, and other major webmail providers have built-in functionality, as they are streamlined for OS X 10.7. There are some times, however, when you may not want to use Lion’s built-in email setup. In […]

iTunes Not Syncing Entire Music Library?

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Ok, so here’s a really annoying problem to have: you have a ton of music and you try to sync your entire music library to your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad and instead of getting all the music synced, you only get half or a quarter of the total songs! And on top of that, […]

Setup Fast User Switching in Mac OS X 10.7

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If you have more than one OS X account on your Mac, or have a desktop computer such as an iMac that is setup with multiple users, the fast user switching feature in Mac OS X Lion can be very convenient. Not only does it allow you to quickly jump between different Mac OS X […]

Use iExplorer to Navigate Your iPhone

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By default, iPhones are setup to connect to Mac computers using the iTunes software. However, iTunes is actually quite limited in its navigation capabilities. Although it has an awesome UI, it still doesn’t let you browse files on your iPhone manually. In today’s post, we will review how to actually access the core of your […]

Take Full Page Screen Captures in OS X

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In some cases, you may want to take a scrolling screenshot of a website. However, none of the default screenshot capabilities that are built-in to Mac OS X offer this function by default. You can take a screenshot of a selection using command shift 4, and you can take a screenshot of a window using […]

Can’t Empty Trash in OS X Lion?

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I’ve ran across a few people who have upgraded their Macs to Lion and are having trouble emptying the trash! Apparently, it gets stuck and the progress bar never finishes. If you’re having a similar problem with your Mac, then try out a few of the methods below to fix the issue. Terminal Command The […]

Having Bluetooth Problems in OS X Lion?

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Using a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard with your Mac and having issues with it disconnecting all the time after upgrading to OS X Lion? Well you’re not alone! It’s definitely some issue with Lion and it’s not yet been fixed in 10.7.2! So what can you do? Well, there are some cheap attempts at fixing […]