iPhone 4

Searching with Safari

December 27, 2010

One of the newer tips we have discovered is searching for words or phrases on a website with Safari. 1. To do this, just go to your website in Safari 2. In the top right hand box next to the website address type in your keywords or phrase to search for. 3. Hold your finger [...]

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How to change iPhone text tone

December 13, 2010

For a while we have been waiting to be able to change text tones for the iPhone. Finally with iOS 4.2 comes the ability to change iPhone SMS tones. There are also a bunch of new ones as well which I don’t particularly care for however you do now have a choice! To change iPhone [...]

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Print Screen on iPhone 4 and iPhone 5

December 13, 2010

Like the iPhone 3G and 3Gs, a print screen on the iPhone 4 and 5 is exactly the same. Simply hold down the home key and press the off key. You will hear a camera snap and the iPhone will take it’s own picture! This is great if you want to e-mail a friend settings [...]

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3 Best Updates in iOS 4.1

September 29, 2010

Having now used iOS 4.1 since it was freely available, these are the top 3 updates myself and my users have found. 3G Performance – The performance of the 3G phone has improved drastically with 4.1. Whilst it does not have the snappiness and responsiveness of pre iOS4 days, it certainly does not have the [...]

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What is the Proximity Sensor?

September 27, 2010

The proximity sensor on the iPhone is supposed to deactivate the touch screen when you are on a call, so that your face or ears do not activate mute, or loud speaker or end the call when you are in the middle of a conversation. There have been reported issues with the proximity sensor failing [...]

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Cellular Data

August 13, 2010

When overseas with your iPhone you can be hit with extremely high data roaming charges if you are not careful.  One tip to avoid this is to simply turn Cellular Data off.  While you will not be able to download e-mail or use some of the other data functions on the iPhone at least you [...]

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Using Folders on iOS4

August 12, 2010

One of the coolest features of iOS4 is the capability to use Folders, even on the 3G!  This is great method of grouping your common applications/games/utilities into separate folders. To create a folder, simply choose an icon and hold it lightly until it starts wiggling.  Then drag and drop it onto another icon that you [...]

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Facetime

August 11, 2010

Facetime is the one on one video conferencing feature that was released with the iPhone 4.   Although limited to Wi-fi at the moment, and initiated via phone numbers, there are reports that iOS 4.1 beta 3 features the option to initiate a Facetime call with e-mail addresses as well. This is one very cool [...]

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Scratchproof and Smashproof your iPhone 4

August 9, 2010

The new iPhone 4 is reportedly a lot more scratch resistant than it’s precedessors which seem to pick up scratches quite easily.  Despite what people say, glass can be scratched and we recommend you do put a protective case on it regardless.   Apple are giving away free bumpers at the moment anyway! My  3G [...]

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iOS4 Text Messages

August 5, 2010

There have been a couple of updates to Text Messaging under iOS4.    The first is you now get a character count when typing your text messages.  This is on by default, however if yours isn’t working go check under Settings, Messages and select Character  Count. You will need to type a line of text [...]

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iPhone Camera

August 3, 2010

The iPhone has become very successful in blending multiple devices into one,  and the camera is no exception. The iPhone 4 comes with a beautiful 5 mega pixel camera with flash for low light photos and a 5x digital zoom.  Additionally, you can activate the front facing camera with one tap and take your own [...]

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