Posted by Mayank on April 10, 2014 in iPhone

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6768296095576837"; google_ad_slot = "1166025475"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; Sometimes the solution to your problem lies in what seems obvious. Your iPhone battery drains out pretty quickly and you know the obvious reason – you use the Facebook app a lot. But what may not know if that there is a way to reduce the battery drain caused by the Facebook app and makeRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 31, 2014 in How To,iPhone

There is an interesting trick for your iPhone if you would like to see the signal strength as number instead of usual bars. What you will see when you do this trick is a negative number indicating the decibels referenced to one mill watt (dBm) rather than a signal bar and is performed in the Field Test Mode. Why you need this trick to see phone signal strength as number? You can use this trick toread the numbers so that you can understand what isRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 18, 2013 in iPad,iPhone

You’ve upgraded to iOS 7 – Congratulations! Is it not just awesome. The reason you’re here is because there is a bug in iOS7, which is bothering you? Is the bug “iOS 7 Bug: Your account is not valid for use in the xxx Store. You must switch to yyy Store before purchasing.” This bug is especially pronounced for those who bought the iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod) in a country and changed their country after that. FoRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 26, 2013 in iPhone

Waking up to the sound of an alarm is a nuisance. The sleep breaks abruptly and the day feels fatigued and even headache in some cases can be attributed to this. Many manufacturers having been working on devices, which will nudge you instead of abruptly waking you up from sleep. Many of such devices have been popular too. Unfortunately they are usually costly – upwards of $100. Some manufacturers are trying to take advantage of smart phonesRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 11, 2013 in iPad,iPhone

Teaching kids to learn phonics can be a daunting task. Kids won’t listen to you and you will soon get frustrated. Best way out is to make use of technology and get it done by those who know it best. Barbara Milne is one such early childhood teacher. Barbara Milne is a well known name and with with over 2 million CDs sold, 25 million views and 35000+ subscribers on YouTube, parents and children from all over the world have discovered the joyRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 20, 2013 in iPhone,Tech Spotlight

The best camera is the always the one you have with you, always! It won’t take more than a second to realize what it is – it is your iPhone! There are some add-on lenses which will up your mobile photo game. iPhones are now able to rival many point-and-shoot cameras. iPhones carry digital zoom and not optical zoom, which would require a telescoping lens. Digital zooms crop the middle section of what the sensor sees and then enlarge itRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 15, 2013 in Android,iPad,iPhone,Review

Remote Controls are an integral part of our lives. Can anyone imagine getting up again to change a TV channel? There wouldn’t be so many channels, so many devices if not for remote controls. There is one problem with remote controls though – clutter. With hundreds of devices in our homes – universal remote is something you can use effectively to reduce clutter and rule your A/V empire with all-in-one remote. The late influx of sRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 9, 2013 in iPhone,Tech Spotlight

The best camera is the always the one you have with you, always! It won’t take more than a second to realize what it is – it is your iPhone! There are some add-on lenses which will up your mobile photo game. iPhones are now able to rival many point-and-shoot cameras. They only lack one aspect – optical zoom, which would require a telescoping lens. iPhones carry digital zoom. Digital zooms crop the middle section of what the sensRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 4, 2013 in iPad,iPhone

Fun@Work? Fun at work is something every employer, whether big or small wants to have. Many employers claim their employees have fun at work, but hardly any do. Unless you work in the likes of Google, Facebook etc – it is hard to believe that you really have fun at work. Fun@work should not be a big thing and as a employee, you need not always look at your employer to provide fun @ work activities. There are several small things you can do Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 3, 2013 in iPhone

RansomGram is an interesting approach to creative and funny photos. Aimed at fun seeking iPhone owners and camera addictives – this new picture message app from Fotofiction is finally here. RansomGram for iOS is a brand new way to share pics with your friends while showcasing your wit and rebelliousness. This app is sure to be a most-used app for text addicts and shutterbugs alike. RansomGram lets you get creative and have all the fun withRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 30, 2013 in iPhone

We get a lot of requests to review products, apps and gadgets. This review is because of our reader Jordan P., who is a fashion lover and wanted us to have a look at this app, which is known as SocialBliss. Developed by SocialBliss Inc, SocialBliss app is a fashion centric app, which features in the Lifestyle category and is available in 4 languages – English, German, Northern Sami, Spanish. The current version of the app is 1.2 and the sizRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 23, 2013 in iPhone

We usually do not review apps at Survival Guide, unless we find an app, which we find to be potentially useful for our readers. A good app is something we all need to make real use of our smartphone and/or tablets. One such app made for the iPhone, which we came across is Eatible. Eatible is a food allergy iPhone app that helps translate your specific food allergen needs, fast and easy! You will get a SMILEY FACE for what you can eat and a SAD FARead More...

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Posted by Prashant on January 6, 2013 in iPhone,Review

PhotoGridPro is a photo collage app which lets you create photo collages and then allows you to edit and customize those to make them more beautiful. These collages can then be directly uploaded to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. You can also email them or save to your camera roll. Easy to use Interface: It’s very easy to use PhotoGridPro and you won’t need any kind of help while you design and customize your photos. Several Photo Collage GRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 6, 2013 in iPad,iPhone

Reminders are a perfect way to keep you on track and save time. You’ll see your productivity sky rocket when you don’t forget stuff and do them right – in the first shot itself. There are several apps to keep you on track and provide reminders, including the Reminders app by Apple. Reminders app is great, but it is not awesome. It does not have all the features to be a robust reminder tool. There is one app, which has caught outRead More...

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