I am a Facebook user, as I am sure many of you are too. With that being said, you may or may not be familiar with loading problems that can occur while using the social network via the free iOS app. In this troubleshooting tutorial, we’ll talk about some ways you can try to fix problems where the Facebook or Facebook Messenger app refuse to load. Read More
Not everyone wants to have their credit card or debit card linked to their Apple ID. Some people are afraid of having their financial information tied to online merchants and digital content stores because of the unfortunate reality of identity theft and unauthorized purchases.
With that in mind, what should you do if you don’t want a credit card that you’ve already linked to your Apple ID to be there, but the ‘None’ payment method option isn’t showing for you?
We’ll talk about that in this post and explain why the option isn’t available to you. Read More
Mobile Mouse Remote is a great app that turns your iOS device into a powerful utilitarian accessory for your Mac or PC.
So far, we’ve shown you how the app can be used as a mouse or trackpad for your computer and how you can use the app as a remote control for your computer, but it also has a lot of keyboard functionality built into it to make your device into a software-based keyboard for your computer.
For those who are aware, this can be done already with apps from the App Store, such as MacID, but if Apple brings this feature to the native installation of OS X, what will happen to these premium third-party apps?
ThemeStore is a new customization platform intended specifically for the App Store app on your jailbroken iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. With it, you’ll not only be able to customize the look of the App Store, but you’ll also find some functional goodies packed inside of it.
We’ll walk you through some of the features of ThemeStore in this review so you can decide if it’s the tweak for you. Read More
I get those moments every so often where my iPhone or iPad likes to drag its feet when I launch the App Store app. When this happens, the screen just stays completely blank, and nothing seems to load despite being connected to a high-speed internet connection.
If you’ve ever been in a similar scenario where the App Store won’t load for you, or individual items in the App Store aren’t loading for you, there are a myriad of things that could be wrong.
You’re probably familiar with Apple’s Remote app for iOS devices, which allows you to control your iTunes playback on your Mac from your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad so long as you’re on the same network.
On the other hand, when I think of the word “remote,” I think of much more than just controlling music.
It would seem that the makers of the popular Mobile Mouse Remote app for iOS thought the same, and in this piece, we’ll talk about how the app works to make your iOS device a superior remote for your Mac. Read More
Last time we checked, iOS adoption rates stood at 84 percent of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices that were detected as running iOS 9. Moreover, eleven percent of hardware was on iOS 8 and the remaining five percent of devices used iOS 7 or older editions of Apple’s mobile operating system.
These stats were valid as of a little more than two weeks ago. The new numbers Apple just posted to its App Store dashboard for developers, however, paint a not-so-rosy picture for iOS 9 adoption.
According to App Store device logs, the latest set of figures has not changed the slightest bit, or has not changed enough to move the needle versus two weeks ago. Read More
Apple’s oft-criticized review process for app submissions, which normally takes about a week or more, now takes as little as two days, according to developers who reported seeing dramatically faster App Store review times on submissions.
AppReviewTimes.com, a website that tracks average App Store review times using crowdsourced data, has confirmed that Apple’s review process now takes an average of two days to approve an app, based on 332 reviews in the last 14 days. Read More
The App Store and iTunes Store storefronts are 3D Touch-enabled on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, with each supporting some pretty smartly chosen Home screen shortcuts that’ll save you a few taps once you get the hang of them.
On the other hand, previewing your apps and media via force-pressing isn’t as developed as in other stock apps, such as Messages and Maps. But don’t you worry—iDownloadBlog comes to the rescue!
This quick tutorial clearly demonstrates where on the App Store and iTunes Store common 3D Touch shortcuts and Peek and Pop gestures do and don’t work. Read More
Sometimes there’s no greater humor than that of which you can dish out by way of photo editing.
If you’ve ever wanted to swap two faces in a photograph for the giggles you know it’s going to bring to the table between yourself and other people, then you’ve come to the right place.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how you can use a simple and free iPhone app to quickly swap two faces in a photograph right from your device. Read More
We are tracking multiple reports on Reddit, Twitter and other social media this morning that describe problems with the search feature on the App Store and Mac App Store, with some of the well-known apps not being surfaced in users’ search results.
The issue appears to be widespread, but you wouldn’t be able to tell that from looking at Apple’s System Status webpage, which at the time of this writing had not acknowledged any such issues with App Stores. Read More
Introduced along iOS 7, automatic app updates is a feature, which like its name suggests, updates your App Store apps automatically, making sure you have the latest version on your device. This is for most users a great way to stay up-to-date without having to manually do anything.
However some users like to remain in control of what is happening on their devices, and may want to disable automatic app updates. In this post we will show you how to prevent your iPhone or iPad from automatically downloading app updates. Read More
The App Store is a place where you can find useful apps for your Mac or iOS devices all in one place. You simply search for something you want to download, and with the tap of a button you can empower your device with more capabilities.
Despite how great it is, intermittent internet issues can plague users with slower app downloads than expected, and this means more time spent staring at a progress bar as you anticipate the download to finish.
Some people like it when music, apps, and other media is automatically downloaded on all of their devices after having been downloaded on another device they own, but for others, this is something that we’d just wish to have turned off.
No matter what side you’re on, we’ll walk you through how you can manage your Automatic Downloads on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad in this tutorial. Read More
Many of us still have the same email address associated with our Apple ID that we made years and years ago when we got our first device. We use it to sign into each and every one of our devices when we buy one new from the store or restore an existing one to factory settings.
On the other hand, times change. Sometimes you may get new email addresses, and sometimes you want to use something new to log in with rather than your high school email address. Perhaps you’ve made one that is a little more professional looking and seek to use it instead.
Apple provides a way to change your Apple ID email address so you can use something different to sign into everything you use. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how that’s done. Read More
Mac users can take advantage of Automatic Downloads, which allows your Mac to automatically download apps, movies, music and other media that were downloaded on other Apple devices you own.
Unfortunately, some users may not want this. Some apps and media take up a lot of storage space, and there’s no reason to sop up all of your individual devices’ storage space to keep home to one specific app.
Because your battery is such a precious asset to your iPhone, you can never go wrong with trying to expand its life. This is especially the scenario for people who put a lot of miles on their device each day, sending hundreds of text messages back and forth with friends and checking social media on a regular basis.
The KUKE, made by Kuner Tech, is a battery case for the iPhone, fresh out of an Indiegogo campaign, that does away with the clunkiness of many third-party options, and blows Apple’s Smart Battery Case out of the water in performance and usability. Not only will it give you a truckload more battery life for your iPhone, but it also provides additional storage space for your documents, media, and more.
In this review, we’ll show you what the KUKE case is all about! Read More
A new app called SongShift now available in the App Store gives you the ability to import your Spotify music playlists right on over to Apple Music in a matter of moments.
It antiquates those desktop software apps that would typically take forever to complete the process and also require a tethered computer connection to work, and in this review, we’ll walk you through how the SongShift app works. Read More