Archive for September, 2012

iPhone 5 Setup Is Easy Peasy [First Impressions]

I do not think it means what you think it means, Apple.

I had just taped the pre-signed authorization for UPS to the door of my house, when the brown UPS truck pulled up in front. I ran downstairs, signed breathlessly, and took possession of an absurdly small package. Apparently, Apple’s not happy enough with a small phone; they need to make the box it’s shipped in super small as well.

I  [Read More…]

Get Weather on iPad with the Clock App

Get weather through the Clock app on iPad

iOS 6 brought with it a new feature that lets iPad users finally get weather on the device without downloading a third party apps: the new Clock app. Yup, there’s a new clock app for iPad users only, and it does all the things the iPhone and iPod touch clock app did, plus the ability to get the current temperature:

Launch Clock, tap on “World  [Read More…]

$5 Friday: BLT Website Link Checker [Deals]

Oh how I dread broken links on the websites I made. Back in the day it was a lot easier to botch a link, today with WP and other awesomeness it�s harder�but not impossible. Of course, if you�re still creating sites old school you need to have a good link checker handy.

So how about one for $ 5? Yep we have BLT link checker on sale for $ 5. What�s that?  [Read More…]

iPhone 5: How Can Apple Possibly Top This? [First Impression]

Holy crap.

Every review of the iPhone 5 makes great efforts to talk about how light it is. I’ve read those reviews over and over again since Tuesday. Even so, when taking my iPhone 5 out of the box for the first time, I so misjudged the weight that it went flying from my fingers and onto the floor. This is lightness to the point of ephemerability. It’s so hard to believe,  [Read More…]

How to Transfer Everything from Old iPhone to New iPhone 5 the Easy Way

How to transfer everything from old iPhone to new iPhone

Did you just get a new iPhone? Do you want to move everything from the old one to the new one? No sweat, we’ll walk you through the two absolute easiest and most pain free methods to migrate everything from that old iPhone to the brand spankin new iPhone 5. Transferring everything from iPhones is a lot like migrating iPads, so if you’ve  [Read More…]

The iPhone 5 Destroys Samsung Galaxy S3 In Real Life Drop Test


The iPhone 5 looks pretty, but how does it fair when it’s actually used in the real world? If you accidentally drop it from 5-feet will it shatter? Android Authority is already on the case and did a drop test comparison with the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3.

The iPhone 5 dominated the�competition. It picked up a few scratches and dings, but the screen never shattered, whereas the S3 screen cracked multiple times, and it’s back  [Read More…]

Must-Have Apps That Truly Take Advantage Of What Your New iPhone 5 Can Do [Roundup]

After lovingly unboxing your new iPhone 5 today, the first thing you’ll do is install all your favorite iOS apps. But what if you don’t have any? What if this is your first iPhone? Well, we’ve compiled a list of must-have apps for iPhone 5 to get you started. We’ve got Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube clients; news readers; note-takers; word processors, and more � and everything in the list has already been  [Read More…]

Apple Seeks Developers To Fix Its New Maps App Following Widespread Criticism

This kind of thing is all too familiar in iOS 6.

Job listings on Apple’s website reveal that it is currently seeking developers to help fix its newly-released Maps app, which has received widespread criticism since making its debut in iOS 6 on Wednesday. The company is calling for software engineers who will be tasked with “road rendering,” and “creating new and innovative features.”

According to one posting, which was spotted by  [Read More…]

Look At All These iPhone 5s Flooding FedExs Distribution Center [Image]

FedEx is gearing up to deliver a whole mess of iPhone 5s today, and they are almost literally swimming in a sea of iPhone 5 boxes at their distribution center.�I can only spot about three boxes that aren’t iPhones making their way through the processing belt, and it looks like one iPhone 5 fell off. I hope that one’s not yours.

Source: Reddit

Bypass The Mac App Store To Update Mountain Lion Software

The Mac App store provides a nice, simple, graphical way to keep your Mac updated with the latest software, letting you know when system updates as well as Apple and third-party apps have a new update to be downloaded and installed.

If you don’t want to use the Mac App store, though, you can use the Terminal app along with some Terminal commands to do the same thing. When would you use  [Read More…]