Posted by Diya on June 7, 2011 in Apple

Post image for How To Upgrade to iOS 5 Before it’s Official Release Gizmodo has brought forward a solution by Mert Erdir to upgrade to iOS 5 before it’s official release this fall. Mert Erdir discovered a simple way on how to upgrade to iOS 5 without developer accounts, using a simple backdoor. The steps are here. Read me. Of course, if you wish to upgrade to iOS 5 before it’s official release, it would be at your own risk. With iOS 5, Apple has taken iOS to a whole new level. With iOS 5, they’ve adRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 7, 2011 in Apple,Mac

Post image for Right Click in Mac Those who make a switch from Windows to Mac struggle with one thing for sure – Right Click in Mac. Windows users are so used to the concept of right clicking the trackpad or mouse that the absence of right click in Mac is one which surprises them the most.Mac uses a two fingered click function for right click. It is much faster and intuitive once you get a hang of it, but do you need to suffer till you get a hang of it ? Well, no – noRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 6, 2011 in Apple

If you run into iTunes error 3194 when you’re trying to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, this post is made for you. You can easily fix the iTunes Error 3194 by temporarily blocking Apple’s firmware signing services. Error 3194 is usually triggered when an unsigned firmware is used, often during an iOS downgrade or even during some restores. The fix works regardless of the operating system you’re using and here’s how toRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 6, 2011 in Apple,Interestingness,iPhone

iphone steve jobs iMessage feature launched by Apple Chief Steve Jobs today at WWDC(World Wide Developers Conference) is considered to be a strong competitor to BBM i.e. BlackBerry Messenger for iOS platform. Apple’s iMessage which will be part of iOS 5 gives you the power to message your friends from any of your iOS devices. Similar to iChat ,iMessage users will be able to send text messages, photos, videos, contacts and group messaging and will be shown whRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 6, 2011 in Apple

Message : “This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons” Apple ID being disabled is a feature used for your protection. Your Apple ID is automatically disabled (partially in this case) if your account password is incorrectly entered numerous times. This affects some services you may access with your Apple ID, such as your accounts with: Apple Photo Services, iTunes Store, and MobileMe. When you try to use some online servRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 5, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

install deb files on iphone First, what is a .deb file ? .deb file is a Debian software package, which contains everything you need to install an application. You can install apps via .deb files if you jailbroke your iPhone. You can use either of SSH, Terminal, Cydia to install any .deb files. Note : I assume that your iPhone has been jailbroken and you have SSH installed. If you need help installing SSH in iPhone, please read this article on How to install .deb file on iRead More...

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Posted by Diya on June 4, 2011 in Apple,Interestingness

ipad Apple didn’t release iOS 5.0 till but looks like Ipad already got upgraded to new version which is more magical than realistic. Below video release today has really good magical features which you would love to watch. Don’t wish to own this Ipad because its never going to hit the market.   Read More...

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Posted by Diya on June 3, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

Iphone battery iPhone4 and OS4 have an improved battery life, but let’s face it – iPhone battery life problems will always persist (you just can’t get enough!). Paying attention to just a few common sense pointers will pay off with a longer battery life as well as battery lifespan for your iPhone. “Battery life” means the time your iPhone will run before it must be recharged. “Battery lifespan” means the total amount of time your baRead More...

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Posted by Diya on May 23, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

ibooks I wanted to download one of the classic books “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” for my son and I went to the iBookstore so that I can download it to my iPhone and iPad. However, to my surprise, I found that the book is listed as low as $0.99 and as high as $5.99 . The reason for unhappiness was in my awareness of Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg is a wonderful resource for older books whose copyright have expired in the U.S. CurrentRead More...

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Posted by Diya on May 16, 2011 in Apple

Many people, especially those new to Credit Cards are skeptical to provide their credit cards details online, even if it means providing the details to a company like Apple. Now, if you tried to register your Apple ID, there isn’t an option to register without a credit card, so does that mean that it is not possible to create an Apple ID without credit card ? Many would think so that it is not possible to create an Apple ID without credit Read More...

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Posted by Diya on May 16, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

My friend recently bought an iphone4 but in a couple of days , he started noticing that his Iphone battery is going down drastically i.e from 100% to 20 % in just 3-4 hours and that too without using Iphone for any activity not even calls. We haven’t even downloaded many apps and restricted apps to just 3 to 4. We thought that some app might be fetching data and hence is slowing down the Iphone. In order to stop all network services we changedRead More...

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Posted by Diya on May 3, 2011 in Apple,iPhone

iphone calculator I use the calculator in my iPhone a lot, but I always wondered (not sure why, but I never checked :-)) why did Apple provide only the basic calculator and not the scientific one in the  iPhone. What a dumb i’d been. Just rotate the iPhone and the calculator converts to a full fledged scientific one, capable of tackling dozens of complex functions.     Read More...

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Posted by Diya on December 25, 2010 in Apple,Mac

It’s not just for iPhone and iPod touch anymore ! Facetime is available on your Mac as well (albeit Beta version). Now you can make video calls to iPhone 4, the new iPod touch, or another Mac. Right from your Mac. With FaceTime for Mac, it is now possible to talk, smile, wave, and laugh with anyone on an iPhone 4, iPod Touch, or Mac from your Mac over Wi-Fi. Remember that facetime with 3gs does not work. Beta version of Facetime for Mac isRead More...

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Posted by Diya on December 24, 2010 in Apple,iPhone

Want to talk to an Apple representative or want to test whether FaceTime works or not ? Try calling 1-888-FaceTime. I’ve tested it and it actually works. The service is available from 8AM CDT to 8PM CDT. You can try calling this number to test out whether FaceTime works on your iPhone4 or iPod or not. Remember that Facetime on 3GS does not work. Read More...

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