iMessage is Apple’s new messaging service that is a combination of both MMS messaging and instant messaging, with the added bonus of sending other iOS 5 users messages at absolute no cost. The service is similar to FaceTime, and that it's free and you can set up an email address to use with the service instead of giving out your phone number. Read on for how to properly set up the service in iOS and a few tips for getting the most out of this free utility.
With all of the new features now available in Safari for iOS 5, there's almost no other reason to call upon third-party mobile browsers. Here's a look at four new features Apple bundled into Safari in iOS 5, and how you can take full advantage of them.
iOS 5 now has full Twitter integration, which may or may not become a time consuming bad habit. Regardless, iOS 5 lets you sign in to your Twitter account once and enable you to tweet directly from Safari, Photos, Camera, YouTube, or Maps. It'll also let you update your contacts with Twitter usernames and profile pictures. We’ll show you how easy it is to set up and use Twitter in iOS 5.
Since the launch of the first iPhone in 2007, iCal users have been begging for a simpler way to sync their to-do lists from iCal to their devices. It has been a little more than four years, but Apple has finally implemented a better system natively into iOS.
Reminders is an application that lets you see to-do items from iCal, Outlook, and it can even sync your lists with iCloud. To-do items can be set with due dates and even locations. Location-based reminders will send you an alert whenever you are near the destination that the item is associated with. Read on to find out how to use this helpful new app.
After installing iOS 5, you’ll notice that the entire push notification system has changed. Instead of only displaying one notification at a time, you are able to get multiple, unobtrusive notifications. We’ll walk you through the Notification Center and get you working with the new push notifications in no time.
Following an introduction by CEO Tim Cook and the announcement of iOS 5 arriving on October 12 from Scott Forstall, Eddy Cue took the stage to chat up iCloud prior to Phil Schiller’s introduction of all things iPod related.
Are you an iPhone owner jealous of those iPod touch owners with their 64GB of storage? You may not be for long, assuming you’re in the market for the next handset Apple plans to announce on October 4. A new rumor claims the new iPhone will be available in three capacities, presumably maxing out at 64GB.
Apple yesterday announced that it's officially holding an event a week from now to announce new iOS products. Whether it's a new iPhone or a whole slew of iPods is a different story entirely, but it could very well be that this year we'll be seeing a refresh to everyone's favorite music player. With that in mind, here’s a look at what Cupertino might do to put the spotlight back on the iPod again.
By this time of the year, traditionally we’d be reporting on a treasure trove of rumors about new iPods, with Apple’s annual fall music event usually arriving in the month of September. That’s not the case now that the iPhone 5 is hogging the spotlight after being bumped from the WWDC lineup back in June -- but there are still some things we’d like to see Cupertino do with the decade-old media players.