Mastering Messages in OS X Yosemite

In OS X Yosemite, Apple has improved the Messages app by adding features that make it more similar to Messages on iOS devices. The basic functionality is still essentially the same, but you can now do things like start a screen sharing session and send a voice clip. Messages has blossomed into a very usable messaging […]

AirDrop – how to share files between a Mac and iOS

What is AirDrop? AirDrop was first introduced to the Mac in OS X Lion, as an easy way to share files between computers without having to use email or even an USB drive. It makes sending files between devices extremely quick and simple. AirDrop was also available on iOS from iOS 7 but unfortunately wasn’t compatible with OS X. Thankfully, with […]

Bluetooth forget this device setting grayed out or dim

Several users have reported a problem where the bluetooth setting to “Forget this Device” on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch appear grayed out or dim. Thus, users are unable to tap this setting. If you are having this problem, here is how you can troubleshoot thisBluetooth issue on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Follow the […]

iOS 8.0.2 available: How to update

Apple released iOS 8.0.2 to address cellular network and Touch ID issues. According to Apple: Fixes an issue in iOS 8.0.1 that impacted cellular network connectivity and Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Fixes a bug so HealthKit apps can now be made available on the App Store Addresses an issue where […]

iOS 8.0.1 problems: How to downgrade your iPhone/iPad from iOS 8.0.1 to iOS 8.0

iOS 8.0.1 update was supposed to fix several bugs but many users have reported problems (No Cellular Service and Touch ID issues) after the update. Apple has pulled iOS 8.0.1  it is also no longer available via an over-the-air download. But if you have already updated your device, here is how to downgrade to fix your […]

iOS: Activation Lock

The theft of iOS devices has become a serious issue in the U.S. and globally. Apple, with iOS 7, introduced a new Find My iPhone feature called Activation Lock. This feature is designed to prevent anyone from using (or selling) your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch if it gets lost or stolen. In a previous […]

Mercedes-Benz to revise its plan for aftermarket CarPlay solution

It was previously reported that Mercedes-Benz would offer an after market solution by the end of the year. We wrote that Volvo and Ferrari acknowledged that extending CarPlay compatibility to older models would be very difficult. We recently talked with an representative from Mercedes-Benz. We were told that “Mercedes-Benz is working intensively” to bring CarPlay […]

iOS 7.1.1 available, how to update

Apple released iOS 7.1.1 to the public, meaning you can update your iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch). According to Apple, iOS 7.1.1 includes improvements, bug fixes and security updates: Further improvements to Touch ID fingerprint recognition Fixes a bug that could impact keyboard responsiveness Fixes an issue when using Bluetooth keyboards with VoiceOver […]

iOS 7.1: How to create folders within folders (nested folders) on iPad or iPhone

Placing folders within folders can be a great way to organize your iPhone’s (iPad’s) home screen.  iOS 7 lets you create nested folders by placing a folder inside another folder. Here is how: Steps: 1.Create a folder with at least two apps. To create folders, tap and hold on any app’s icon, until all the app […]