Tag Archive: Guide


Get Started With Your New iPod Touch — The Right Way [Setup Guide]

We know many of you lucky so and sos will be unwrapping iPod touches this Christmas, and we want to help you get started with your new device the right way, so that you can begin enjoying it from day one. In this handy guide, we’ll take you through initial setup; teach you some awesome tweaks that’ll maximize your battery life and enhance your experience; introduce you to some of  [Read More…]

Get Started With Your New Mac – The Right Way [Setup Guide]

Were you very good this year? Did Santa spoil you, and did you find yourself opening up a brand new Mac under the Christmas tree this morning? Congratulations, we’re jealous… but not so jealous that we aren’t eager to teach you how to get started with your new Mac, so you can enjoy it from day one. In this handy guide, we’ll take you through  [Read More…]

Get Started With Your New iPad — The Right Way [Setup Guide]

Just got an iPad for the holidays? You lucky sod! You scored the crown jewel, the Big Tamale — the most marvelous gadget Apple has ever made. Yes, go ahead, pick up its slim aluminum frame and dive right in — Steve knew that’s what you wanted to do, and he designed the iPad so you could do just that. We want to make sure you get everything right though,  [Read More…]

Get Started With Your New iPhone — The Right Way [Setup Guide]

You just got your brand new iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S for Christmas. It’s shiny exterior beckons you to explore your new smartphone. We want to show you how to get started with your new device the right way, so that you can begin enjoying it from day one. In this handy guide, we’ll take you through initial setup; teach you some awesome tweaks that’ll maximize your battery life  [Read More…]

Get Started With Your New Apple TV – The Right Way [Set-Up Guide]

So Santa stuffed an Apple TV in your stocking? That’s pretty freaking awesome. We’re jealous. Well actually, we already had one so I guess we’re not that jealous, but congratulations on joining the club of Apple TV owners. We’re stoked to have you with us, and we want you to get the most from your new gagdget so we’re going to help you get it setup the right way so you  [Read More…]

Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

It’s that time of year again. Not the holidays — I’m mean yeah, sure it is, but that’s pretty obvious. No, it’s the time of year when we drive ourselves (and others) a little crazy running around trying to find gifts at the last minute. Especially those pesky stocking stuffers — the little gifts that fill in the gap between “it’s Christmas? Geez, I completely forgot” and “honey, I bought  [Read More…]

The Best Ways To Send Holiday Greetings From Your Mac & iOS Devices This Christmas [App Guide]

As much as I love the holiday season, trying to buy gifts and cards for all of your family and friends isn’t easy. However, there are some things you can do on your Mac and iOS devices that will not only make the process of sending greetings a whole lot easier, but it’ll also ensure no one is forgotten. Here’s how to send Christmas greetings to all your friends and  [Read More…]

2011 Holiday Gift Guide Kicks Off With Gifts for The Working Stiff

  We’re pretty passionate here at the Cult of Mac. What are we passionate about? Well, the pecking order goes something like this (although maybe the order is flipped for one or two CoM writers): 1. Our loved ones 2. Gadgets Of course, we’re also passionate about sharing our knowledge of gadgets and technology with the rest of the world. Combine these three passions, and here’s the result: our Holiday  [Read More…]

Take Control Of Christmas With Your iPhone [2011 Holiday App Guide]

With access to over half a million apps in the App Store, getting things done on our iPhones has never been easier. So instead of running around like a headless chicken this Christmas Eve in a desperate bid to buy gifts for all your friends and family, why not sit back, stick your feet up, and do you Christmas shopping  [Read More…]

Survive A Crazy Hectic Thanksgiving Using These Killer iPhone And iPad Tricks [Guide]

Thanksgiving is just two days away, and if you’re smart, you’re already prepared for it: you’ve got a turkey in the fridge, the ingredients in the cupboard, and the invitations all sent out. Or maybe you’re like me instead, and have found yourself up against the wire to throw a last minute Turkey Day feast. Either way, your iPhone and iPad can make putting on a holiday dinner much easier  [Read More…]