Tech Tuesday: Superfast iPhone Restart

iPhone

Last time, I wrote about a quick fix for a slow iPad, which provided a quick method of speeding up your iOS device without taking all the time required to fully shutdown and startup the device manually. There are some times when you need more than just a RAM clean-up and a typical full restart is a process […]

Tech Tuesday: Quick Fix for a Slow iPad

Quick fix for a Slow iPad

Does your iPad seem to be bogged down in molasses? Is it taking forever to refresh a web page or Facebook news feed? One way to speed it up is to do a complete restart, shutting it down fully and then starting it up again, but what if you don’t have time for the precious minutes […]

Tech Tuesday: Quitting Apps on iOS

Recently Used Apps

Apple’s iOS which powers their iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches is very stable and powerful and you generally don’t need to worry about leaving apps running as the operating system places very tight controls on what apps can do when in the background. Apps typically will not run your battery down, take up valuable memory, or cause […]

Tech Tuesday: Apple WWDC Keynote Highlights

WWDC14

Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) just began yesterday and the keynote presentation revealed some interesting new features for both OS X and iOS. Here are some of the highlights: Apple has 9 million registered developers which is up 57% from last year. Mac growth in the past year was 12% vs.an overall industry decline of 5%. […]

Tech Tuesday: App Review – Dropbox

Dropbox

When I prepared my last App review for Bump, I discovered I had been remiss as I had never gotten around to writing a review of Dropbox, which Bump is compatible with. I had installed Dropbox some time ago, with the intention of reviewing it, but I never got around to the review until now. […]

Tech Tuesday: Deleting Contacts on the iPhone

DeleteContact

In almost every list in iOS (the iPhone’s operating system) you can delete an item by swiping across it and tapping the “Delete” button that appears to the right of the item’s name, but there are a few places that this doesn’t work. One of the most curious omissions is in Apple’s own Contacts app. […]

Tech Tuesday: App Review – Evernote

Evernote

Over the past few years I had been hearing every now and then about an app called Evernote. I kept hearing good things about it, but I never had much need for a note-taking application, so I didn’t pay a whole lot of attention to it. All this changed this past Christmas, so I thought […]