Apple has acknowledged a problem with the sleep/wake key, better known as the power button, on a certain number of iPhone 5's manufactured through March 2013. As a result, the company has announced the iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program, which will replace the powe ...more
How To : Satisfy Your Craving for Brains with These 10 Free Zombie Games for iPad, iPhone, & iPod Touch
Halloween is right around the corner, so it's only right that we get into the holiday mood with my favorite revenant creatures of the night—zombies (or zombis, if you prefer). So, if you're licking your lips over wearing that gruesome living dead Halloween costume of yours thi ...more
Though not as flashy as other mobile gaming genres like first-person shooters, puzzle games continue to glue players to their phones. Puzzlers are perfect companions while out and about or on a commute, and they're also a great way to stimulate your brain and hand-eye coordina ...more
Apple released the iOS 8 Gold Master build to developers shortly after their WWDC event ended on Sept. 9th, which is jam-packed with tons of new features for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The public version comes out on Sept. 17th, but if you can't wait to test out iOS 8, you ...more
Looking for freeware alternatives to Photoshop? If you don't need all the bells and whistles of a huge program like Photoshop, this video shows you where to get free photo editing software with good developer support, like Paint.net, FotoFlexer or the GIMP.
Via WonderHowTo World, Zine Fiends: "Looking for a good source of information on how to pick a lock? Someone has anonymously posted the classic text from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) on how to pick any lock in the online Zine Library. (Sort of constitutes as a ...more
Watch this tutorial video to learn how to use the AIM application on the iPhone to send text messages that don't count against your plan's limit. This how-to video is good for new iPhone owners who want to send free text messages on their iPhone.
gjtfreak demonstrates a new free tip for the iPhone 3G on how to get free ringtones on a Windows Vista environment in this video. Firstly go into the start menu open control panel option and from that open folder option. Click on view and find a box that says hide extensions f ...more
Use Cydia to download homebrew applications to your jailbroken Apple iPhone or iPod Touch. This brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get start ...more
The viewer learns how to download music on their iPhone or iPod using Safari. The video starts with the instructor talking about what it was that made him decide to use Safari to download music. The speaker uses a lot of profanity in his intro and the instructional part of the ...more
This video tutorial from DrJailbreak presents how to download and install Androidlock on your iPhone and iPod Touch.Androidlock is a type of application that locks screen to prevent unauthorized access. You have to draw a specific pattern on the screen to unlock your device. I ...more
Tired of paying for ringtones? With the right software, it's easy to make your own. This guide will show you how. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. ...more
Trying to get in on all the World of Warcraft Cataclysm action? Don't let your Mac hold you back. Watch this video and learn how to use Mac launcher to download WoW Cataclysm for free so that you can play World of Warcraft on your Mac.
Whether you're making a poster, drawing a logo or designing a website, the font you use can make a huge difference in any visual design, and the ones available in most word processors can get pretty boring. There are thousands of sites online where you can download free fonts, ...more
Guardians of the Galaxy was one of 2014's biggest box office hits, and it's thanks to a great cast of characters and some awesome music. Star-Lord's mixtape was given to him by his mother, and it provided the basis for the great movie soundtrack and hilarious plot points. So, ...more
Apple introduced their new mobile operating system for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch at WWDC on June 5, 2017, and there are a lot of great new features to try out. While the official version of iOS 11 was released to the public on Sept. 19, you can still sign up either as a dev ...more
It's finally out. After months of testing, iOS 13 is available to install on your iPhone, which means over 200+ new features you can use right now. The update, released on Sept. 19, can be installed over the air or from a restore image using iTunes in macOS Mojave and older or ...more
The final developer version of iOS 11 was leaked a few days ago, but Apple quickly stopped signing it so nobody else could install it. With Apple's Sept. 12 event now over, the Golden Master (GM) version of iOS 11, the same version that will be released to everyone around Sept ...more
There's something extremely satisfying about hunting down your online adversaries and knocking them out with a well-placed shot, which probably explains why shooting games are still one some of the most popular time killers for iOS and Android. Shooting games for mobile come ...more
Apple released iOS 12 on Sept. 17, and most of the announced features have been released for the iPhone's latest available operating system. However, some brand new features can be accessed with Apple's latest beta, iOS 12.4. If you want to try out all its new features before ...more
The stock Camera and Photos apps are great for taking basic pictures and doing some quick edits, but if you're serious about making your iPhone photos the best they can be, you can't stop there. The iOS App Store is filled with tons of great third-party alternatives with adva ...more
Once you've spent the time to mod your Xbox 360, likely voiding the warranty in the process, now you need some game image files to burn to dual-layer DVD's so that you can start playing. This video shows you one way to track down the .iso files for Xbox 360 games that you need ...more
Wondering how iCloud works? This video will show you how, with automatic downloads enabled, iCloud keeps your mobile devices and computers in sync. Watch this video to learn what makes iCloud such a helpful addition to your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad.
Get the Gamefly app Game Center onto your iPod or iPhone Touch! You must have a jailbroken device, and it must be running iOS 4 or better. After you get Cydia running on your phone, add the xSellize to your sources and install, then install Game Center!
Apple's already gone through iOS 13.0, 13.1, and 13.2 betas, and now it's time for iOS 13.3. If you want to try out new features on your iPhone before the masses, install either the developer or public beta. The iOS 13.3 beta first appeared as a developer beta on Nov. 5 and a ...more
We've been able to download our Facebook data onto our computers for a while now, but now you can do so right from the comfort of your iPhone or Android phone. With it, you'll be able to integrate your data into other apps that support it or even just download it before you de ...more
More and more devices are using iOS 8 over iOS 7, and that means more and more developers are adding iOS 8-friendly features to their apps, especially widgets. However, not every widget available for your Notification Center right now is awesome. Take for example the Dropbox w ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to transfer songs from an iPod device to a Windows or Mac computer. Begin by going to this link. Download Pod to Mac or Pod to PC, depending on your computer. Then install the program and open it. Plug your iPod device into your comput ...more
If you want to have windows .iso files for various purpose like you want to have windows 7 in virtualbox, then you need an .iso file. There are many methods of creating an .iso from installed windows. But what if microsoft provided all of them( I mean 7,8 &10) free of cost. Th ...more
The new iOS 10 won't be released to the public until September 13 via an OTA update, but the Gold Master edition is available right now. Essentially, it's the same version that Apple will release on the 13th, but only for developers so they can get their apps up to snuff befor ...more
An app with overabundant features can make it more customizable, but too many options can also be overwhelming, even on a mobile web browser. If you're tired of Safari or Chrome on your iPhone, try out Frameless from developer Jay Stakelon, a simpler web experience using just ...more
Are you scared that the RIAA is about to track you down for illegally downloading songs. Well, here is a method of obtaining many songs absolutely free that is virtually untrackable by modern technology. This has to do with capturing streaming audio, which in many cases, belie ...more
You need an app to be competitive, but you don't know any code. Don't let that stop you. Watch this video and learn about buzztouch a website that will make your app for you. Expand your presence with an app in the App Store or Android Market.
Have you ever wanted to listen to a random song at the brink of a moment and realized you only wished you had the means to listen to this song? Well, for all of the proud owners of iPod Touch or iPhone, you can now do this by simply downloading the music directly to your devic ...more
Nintendo fans rejoice! Not only can you play classic NES games on your iPad or iPhone without jailbreaking, you can play Game Boy Advance and Game Boy Color games. And that's not it. Now, thanks to @angelXwind, we can add Nintendo DS to our list of non-jailbreak emulators for ...more
If you want to play games that aren't in the iOS App Store, Apple makes it pretty tough for you. Usually, the only solution is to jailbreak your iPad or iPhone, but that's something most avoid because it will void the warranty and may cause potential bricking issues. In some ...more
How To : This Shortcut Lets You Download YouTube Videos on Your iPhone Straight from the Source, No Shady Services Needed
If you've ever wanted to download YouTube videos directly to your iPhone, there's an easy solution — just update to iOS 12 and install Apple's new Shortcuts app. With the Workflow-replacement app, you can add a shortcut that lets you download any YouTube video you want, withou ...more
Apple has announced the release of their OS X Beta Seed Program today, which allows anyone with an Apple ID and a Mac to download and run the latest developer build of Mac OS X 10.9.3—the most updated beta version of Mavericks. The OS X Beta Seed Program allows us to run softw ...more
Apple's unveiling of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, Apple TV, and iPad Pro dominated the news today, but at the end of their special September 9th event, they quietly released the final version of iOS 9 to developers, called the Gold Master (GM) build. Don't Miss: The Coolest ...more
Last week, iOS 12 developer beta 7 was quickly pulled upon release, due to complaints of poor performance and instability issues. While Apple tackled these bugs with the release of developer beta 8 two days later, testers are seeing beta 7 again in their Software Update settin ...more
These days, cellular connections can be just as fast — if not faster — than traditional internet providers. That, coupled with the prevalence of unlimited data plans, means less worrying about hopping on a Wi-Fi network to download something. However, try to install an app or ...more
If you used Touch ID on an iPhone before, all you had to do to install apps and games from the App Store was rest your fingertip on the Home button. On the iPhone X, there's Face ID instead, and Apple has included on-screen instructions to help everyone adjust to the lack of H ...more
For an extra level of security, you can download an app onto your iPhone or iPod that will let you create a customized security key, which you unlock by using the touch screen to draw a simple graphic. This tutorial shows you where to get the app and how to set it up.
How To : Download Apps of Any Size Using Cellular Data on Your iPhone in iOS 13 — Without Any Warnings
When there's a new game you want to play or app you need to use, but a Wi-Fi network isn't available, you can always download it over cellular data. If the size of the app is too large, however, you may not be able to on your iPhone. But that changes in iOS 13, which finally g ...more
Smartphones are now indispensable when traveling. Domestic and overseas travel alike require food, navigation, translation, and so much more to make work or vacation successful. Gone are the days of lugging multiple tourist books around with you everywhere you go — you need to ...more
Streaming movies and TV shows on phones is more popular today than ever, but what about when you're on a plane, have a limited data plan, or will be in a no-service area? You'll want to download your movies and TV shows instead. While Netflix is excellent, you can't rent or do ...more
Sounds like a false promise à la infomercial or typical spammy web headline—how can a 4.8 ounce gadget aid in weight loss? But, in truth, "who" better to act as a dedicated personal trainer and nutritionalist than the iPhone? The smartphone is completely and utterly tethered t ...more
The day I picked up my iPhone 5S was a very exciting day. I had taken all the correct steps in backing up my old device so that after a quick restore-from-backup (which turned into half an hour), I was right at home on the new hardware. Having such a speedy, new fingerprint s ...more
Smartphones are great. They help you keep in touch with your loved ones and stay up to date on what's going on in the world. The problem is that like everything else that's useful, they cost money to use, and between calling, texting, and data plans, it can get really expensiv ...more
You love your iPhone and you can't live without it, but it's lacked the basic ability to cut, copy, and paste across multiple apps. With Apple's OS 3.0 upgrade, you can do it all with just a few taps. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to cut, copy, and paste on your iPhone ...more
Downloading YouTube videos for offline use to watch later has always been a problematic endeavor. Dedicated third-party apps don't last long in the App Store, web-based converters aren't very functional on mobile, and rogue apps outside the App Store are tricky to sideload and ...more
Trivia games are among the most entertaining ways to learn factoids and interesting info you may have never known about before. They're also the perfect genre to enjoy with friends and family, as they're particularly great at breaking the ice to make for a more memorable time ...more
There are quite a few flaws with Apple's mobile products, and one that drives me crazy is their reliance upon iTunes for all your music syncing needs. If you want a song on your iPhone, you pretty much have to use iTunes to get it on there. Either that or buy it directly from ...more
In one of Apple's newer ads, the company claims that "more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera." If this is in fact true, then it might also be appropriate to say that more photos are accidentally deleted on iPhones than any other camera. Don't Miss: How to ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to make free phone calls from your iPod Touch or iPhone to any other phone out there. You will be using a free application from the iTunes App Store called Fring. This allows you to make VOIP phone calls. Here's how to do it: 1) Download ...more
Cydia sources are a great way to download tons of sweet iPhone applications absolutely free. Check out this video to learn how you can download all of the Cydia sources for the iPod touch and iPhone.
The world of mobile gaming is flush with MMORPGs that entice players with console-quality graphics and gameplay, intense co-op dungeons similar to World of Warcraft, and epic loot that'll give you a leg up over your competition. While there are games like Order & Chaos that ne ...more
Tom Clancy games, like Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon: Wildlands, are famous for their realistic and immersive gameplay that focuses on covert, low-intensity warfare. Ubisoft now appears to be testing the overcrowded waters of mobile gaming with the release of ShadowBreak, and ha ...more
Jam City's Panda Pop was a great success that helped millions of users waste vast amounts of precious time with its bubble-popping panda cuddliness. Not wanting to mess with success, Jam City has now simply re-skinned the game to feature all the beloved characters from Charles ...more
Trying to figure out which music streaming service to subscribe to can be a difficult task when the playing field is so crowded. Each has its benefits, as well as downsides, so finding the right one for your needs and wants can take a lot of overwhelming research. But we've do ...more