iMessage says “Waiting for activation…” error; how to fix

Several users have reported that they are unable to use iMessage because they could not activate it. This short article explains how to troubleshoot iMessage activation issues on iOS devices (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch). Please note that activation may take up to 24 hours to complete. Leave iMessage enabled for 24 hours. Do not toggle iMessage off […]

How to downgrade iOS 6 to iOS 5

Some users have experienced problems after upgrading to iOS 6. Many of these users want things as they were before the update. If you are having problems with iOS 6 on your device (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), you may want to downgrade your device back to iOS 5.1.1. So is this possible? The short answer […]

Spotlight Search Preferences – iOS

Spotlight Search is an awesome feature that lets you search your entire Mac or iOS device at once. When using this feature, you may not want a certain file type showing up in your search results. This is relatively simple to configure via the Settings app. In this Apple Toolbox tutorial, we will be showing […]

Using Photo Stream

Photo Stream is an awesome feature that was announced with iOS 5 and iCloud. With Photo Stream, whenever you take a photo on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, it’s automatically uploaded to Apple’s iCloud servers and streamed to all of your Mac and iOS devices. Photo Stream doesn’t count against your iCloud storage. Lastly, […]

iOS 5: How to Use Wi-Fi Sync for iPhone, iPad, & iPod touch

Wi-Fi syncing and backing up is made possible with the iOS 5 release. This feature allows you to wirelessly transfer your files (e.g. apps. books, calendars, photos, notes etc). If your iOS device (e.g iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, and iPod touch) support iOS 5, it will support Wi-Fi sync. Requirements iTunes 10.5+. […]

How to activate Automatic Downloads on your iOS 5 device

With iOS 5, Apple introduced iCloud. iCloud lets users easily keep their iOS devices in-sync by offering document syncing and automatic downloads. When you activate Automatic Downloads, everything you download to iTunes is automatically synced to all of your iOS devices. This includes apps, music and iBooks. In this tutorial we will show you how […]

The New Wave of Technology: Siri on iPhone 4S

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, once wrote that: “I have a dream for the Web [in which computers] become capable of analyzing all the data on the Web – the content, links, transactions between people and computers. A ‘Semantic Web’, which should make this possible, has yet to emerge, but when it […]