How to stop kids from making in-app purchases (hint: turn the feature off!)

If you have kids and let them loose on your iPhone or iPad, have you ever thought about disabling in-app purchases? No? Well, you’re not the only one, and it’s costing parents a lot of money! There are countless numbers of entertaining and addictive iPhone and iPad apps out there...

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May 07, 2014

iPhone 4S mid frame repair

Although it's pretty sturdy, the mid frame of the iPhone 4/iPhone 4S can still sometimes get damaged and need replacement. In this video Cosmin replaces the mid frame of an iPhone 4S which was damaged right next to the headphone jack. This repair is probably the most complicated one that...

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May 07, 2014

How to create an Apple ID

Offering an Apple device as a present should give you great joy as you see the happiness in the eyes of the lucky recipient. At least that’s what I thought it would be like, but it didn’t quite work out that way when I gave my iPod touch 4 to...

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May 07, 2014

How to identify iPhone models

Since its launch in 2007, there have been five models of iPhone. As you’d expect, each generation of iPhone has got more sophisticated, as users’ needs and technology have changed. In so doing, it has managed to consistently enthrall users around the world – despite the odd PR disaster (antenna-gate...

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May 07, 2014

How to identify iPod models

It’s hard to believe, but the Apple iPod was first introduced over 11 years ago, at the end of October 2001. Technology years work in a similar way to dog years – you have to multiply the number of years by seven to find its equivalent human age – which...

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May 07, 2014

Reclaim your life: how to enable automatic downloads

The age of wires is passing. A new era of effortless wireless connectivity is upon us. Why, oh, why, then, do so many of us still insist on "plugging things in"? It’s just so old-fashioned and inelegant! Future generations will be scoff at us and our drawers stuffed full of...

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May 07, 2014

How to take a screenshot on your iPhone or iPad

Few days ago my wife wanted to show me a cute picture that she’d stumbled upon online. However, she couldn’t remember exactly where she’d seen it, and so it took her some time to find it again. It was a long time to wait for an image of a cat...

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May 07, 2014

Setting up an iCloud account to backup and sync your data

iCloud is Apple’s new cloud service for users to backup and sync their devices. When I first set up iCloud, I did it simply because I wanted to protect my personal data, but then I discovered that it’s so much more useful than just this – it automatically syncs your...

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May 07, 2014

How to reset your iOS device

There are times when your iPhone, iPod or iPad misbehaves and you need to reset your iOS device. It could be that your iOS device has frozen or is experiencing another software bug. When the device freezes, it will appear dead: the screen will not come on and nothing will...

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May 07, 2014

Setting up multiple email accounts on your iPhone

Until quite recently, I wasn’t much involved with technology. Some of you might find it shocking, but I only got my first email account when I was twenty years old. I’m now in my late twenties, so perhaps this is understandable – even at my lowly age, I can remember...

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May 07, 2014