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Posted by Mayank on October 7, 2015 in How To

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6768296095576837"; google_ad_slot = "1166025475"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; In September 2015 came the iOS 9 upgrade. I was quick to upgrade my phone the very first day. Unfortunately my Podcast app stopped working after the iOS 9 upgrade. Podcast app used to crash after a few seconds or trying to refresh. I was heart-broken as I’m a huge podcast fan. I spend 2Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 26, 2014 in How To

There are plenty of ways to sync or share files from your iPhone or iPad over to Mac, but each of such approach works with just one type of data. DeskConnect aims to solve that problem and does a great job at the same. All you need to do is download and install DeskConnect for Mac and on iOS devices and create your free account. This will let you share photos, documents, contacts, web pages and clip board contents between the two platforms. Once Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on June 12, 2014 in How To

Ever felt jealous that Android users can include emoticons in text messages and you being an iPhone user are not able to? It is time to stop being jealous and understanding your iPhone better than you’ve known all along. iPhone comes equipped with hundreds of hidden features and one of such hidden feature is the ability to add emoticons. Once you enable emoticons – you enable it in the keyboard, which gives you access to hundreds of eRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on April 10, 2014 in iPhone

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 make your iPhone battery last longer. Having previously been pinpointed as a drain by German iOS app developer Sebastian Düvel, now former Apple Genius Bar emplRead 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 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 Prashant on February 12, 2013 in Review

“It’s easy, it’s fast, it’s fun and it’s hip….!” What are we talking about..? Helvetica-tizer is a photo editing app which lets you add captions to your lovely photos. Whether you want to add comments on photos in your camera roll or capture new photos from your iPhone camera and then add some text, Helvetica-tizer makes this whole process really easy and super fast. Helvetica-tizer  for iPhone and iPad       &nbsRead 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 Prashant on February 5, 2013 in Apple

hangman icon       Developer: Igrecway Category: Games Price: Free (when reviewed) Version Reviewed: 1.1 Igrecway Hangman Review Igrecway Hangman is your very own old hangman game in a new design. Hangman is one of the most popular word guessing game which I believe almost everyone would have played. You will be given a word and as a player you would need to guess it by suggesting letters. For every wrong letter, hangman character will get cRead 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 Mayank on January 11, 2013 in Gadgets

The Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Pro is an external battery made for smart phones and tablets, especially those who are always on the go and those who do most of their work over phone. With the powerstation PRO, you will have confidence that you’ll have all the power you need when and where you need it. With an impact & splash resistant design and 6000 mAh capacity – you can be assured that no matter how extreme your weekend gets, all yRead 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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