Tag Archive: Offline


How to Delete Safari Reading List Offline Cache on iPhone, iPad

The Safari Reading List feature is nice and lets you save web pages in Safari for later reading, even if the iPhone or iPad goes offline. This is done by caching the web page into the Safari Reading List feature, which is then stored locally on the iOS device. If you use Safari Reading List … Read More

How to Save Webpages to iBooks as PDF on iPhone & iPad for Offline Access

You can easily save any webpage to iBooks as a PDF file for later reading on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by using a new feature built into the action sheet of iOS. This ability will create a PDF of the active web page and store it in iBooks in iOS, available for quick … Read More

Google Maps update brings offline navigation and search

Google Maps is getting offline navigation to ensure you never get stranded in a strange place when your data connection disappears. Users can download entire areas onto their smartphone, then get turn-by-turn directions even while they’re offline. “Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it […]

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Google Maps update brings offline navigation and search

Google Maps is getting offline navigation to ensure you never get stranded in a strange place when your data connection disappears. Users can download entire areas onto their smartphone, then get turn-by-turn directions even while they’re offline. “Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it […]

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Pro Tip: How to save web pages to iBooks for offline viewing

I’m a big fan of getting instructions off the internet: recipes, directions on car maintenance, or video game walkthroughs, for example. The problem is that you need to be online to view them. Now in iOS 9, however, there’s a way to save web pages to a handy, offline-friendly PDF file. The next time you’re […]

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Amazon Prime bests Netflix by adding offline video

Amazon Prime Video today took a massive step toward beating Netflix by adding offline video to its growing list of advantages. The feature allows users to download movies and TV shows and enjoy them without a data connection while they’re on the go. Offline video is a feature Netflix subscribers have been longing for for years, but […]

You’ll be able to download songs for offline listening with Apple Music

Apple Music may be a streaming service, but you won’t always need an Internet connection to enjoy it. Apple has confirmed that you’ll also be able to download songs for offline listening, so you can enjoy albums and playlists when… Read more ›

Wikipedia update brings major redesign and offline reading

There are some pretty great Wikipedia apps out there already (my favorite is Das Referenz, an iPad app which turns Wikipedia pages into what looks like 17th century book entries), but Wikipedia has just made a gambit to be best… Read more ›

Save Playlists For Offline Listening In Xbox Music For iPhone

When Xbox Music finally made its debut on the iPhone last September, one of its most notable shortcomings was the lack of ability to store music locally for offline listening. But a new update that hit the App Store today… Read more ›     

Improve Dictation with Live Speech-To-Text & Offline Mode in OS X Mavericks

Dictation in Mac OS X converts speech to text Dictation is the new speech-to-text engine that lets your Mac type out what you are saying as you talk, and it’s one of the many excellent features included with modern versions of OS X. Now from Mavericks onward, you can improve Dictation considerably by enabling an option called “Enhanced Dictation”, this will provide two significant advancements; continuous dictation with live feedback as you talk,  [Read More…]