Blog (Tag: iPad)

How to Improve Your iOS Device's Battery Life

Posted Apr 25, 2015 by  / 

How to Save Your Battery Life

Battery life is an important feature of any portable electronic device. While Apple generally creates incredibly energy-efficient products with exceptional battery life, all batteries depreciate over time. When it comes to Apple's line of iOS devices, there is some confusion as to how to get the longest possible usage out of your battery. A common misconception is that quitting apps that are running in the background will improve the device's battery life. In most cases, the process of opening and closing apps takes more battery and processor power than leaving the app running in the background.

AirPrint: How to Print from Your iPhone & iPad

Posted Jun 25, 2014 by  / 

AirPrint: How to Print from Your iPhone & iPad

Here at CityMac, we regularly hear this from customers: "How do I print from my iPad or my iPhone?" Unfortunately, printing from an iOS device is not as straightforward as printing from a computer. You cannot plug a printer directly into your iPad or iPhone. Even if you have a wireless printer at home, you still may not be able to print to it from your mobile device. AirPrint is an Apple technology that allows you to print content directly from your iPhone or iPad in full-quality without having to download any drivers. 

"Yo" - The Simplest App in the World

Posted Jun 25, 2014 by  / 

"Yo" - The Simplest App in the WorldSMS text messages have 160 character limits. Tweets are limited to 140. Snapchats are even less, plus they disappear after they are read. Apps couldn’t possibly limit communication more than popular messaging apps already have, right? Wrong. Yo is a new kind of messaging app that simply sends the word “Yo” to your friends.

That’s it - just yo.

Setting Up "Do Not Disturb" in iOS 7

Posted Jun 11, 2014 by  / 

Do Not Disturb in iOS 7

Do Not Disturb is a feature in iOS that prevents your device from ringing, dinging, vibrating or waking you up. While enabled, you will still receive all of your notifications and still be able to view missed calls, but the screen will stay off and your device will remain silent until you disable the setting. Read more to find out how to set up Do Not Disturb on your iOS 7 device.

Utilizing Control Center in iOS 7

Posted Jun 10, 2014 by  / 

How to Utilize Control Center in iOS 7

This past Fall, Apple released iOS 7 - their newest operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. IOS 7 included a radical user interface redeisgn that was the biggest change to Apple's mobile devices since the release of the iPhone. Along with the new design came a slew of new features, one of which I use everyday. It’s called Control Center.

AppleCare+ What is it and Why should I get it?

Posted Oct 7, 2013 by  / 

AppleCare+ feesAs many die hard fans know, Apple stands behind each and every one of its products. It's one of the many principals that sets the company apart from other brands and a big reason people love Apple. Have an issue with your device? The standard warranty covers parts and labor for one full year with 90 days of complimentary tech support.

AppleCare+ is a one time payment of $99 and extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee plus applicable tax.

Which Apple devices have GPS?

Posted Sep 2, 2013 by  / 

Cellular models of the iPad and iPhone allow more access to accurate location through extended GPS capabilitiesSo you've got your new iPhone and you're ready to use it as a replacement for your ancient Garmin GPS. You route your directions, turn on voice commands, and hop in the car. It works wonderfully, giving you turn by turn directions, showing you exactly where you are. But then you notice the same google maps program on your iPad, your little sisters iPod touch, and even that little "My Location" button in Google Maps on your Mac. Does every Apple device come with GPS? Well, as we will find out, not all devices are made alike, and with a little definition, we'll find out exactly which Apple devices are the best Global Positioning Systems.