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Warning: Don't leave your iPhone unattended or risk pranks, data theft

Thanks to the quick Camera access and power of Siri as a virtual assistant, iOS 5 and iPhone 4S are more convenient than ever -- but they also leave you open to everything from pranks to data theft. We've talked about this extensively on the iPhone Live podcast but it's worth repeating here.

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Daily Tip: How to organize Reminders Lists in iOS 5

If you're on iOS 5 you've also got a nifty new Reminders app to break in. Before creating any tasks or reminders you may want to set up a few lists to keep yourself a bit more organized. Reminders makes it dead simple to do this and it'll sync all your lists across all your iOS devices and Macs.

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PSA: Don't pay for fake iPhone 4S or iOS 5 Jailbreaks

We're getting tons of email asking us about a supposed iPhone 4S/iOS 5 untethered Jailbreak that's being shopped around -- yes, a paid Jailbreak. Needless to say, it's fake. Fake.

Don't ever pay for a Jailbreak. Not ever. Every legitimate Jailbreak to date has been given away to the community by the well known Jailbreakers and/or Jailbreak teams.

If someone is offering you a Jailbreak for money, they're trying to rip you off, just like any scam. They want to steal some money now before the real Jailbreak is released.

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How to set the iPhone 4S camera flash as an LED indicator for new messages

Just switch over to iPhone from BlackBerry or Android and wondering how to get an LED notification for new messages? While it's not quite the same things, with iOS 5 on the iPhone 4S or iPhone 4, you can take advantage of your camera flash as an indicator. If you find yourself missing messages due to not hearing the sounds, or would rather skip the noises and just see a light, check out a few simple steps to get yourself going.

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Daily Tip: How to create text shortcuts in iOS 5

Tired of typing out long words, names, and sentences and wondering how to create text shortcuts? Lucky you! One of the new features of iOS 5 is the ability to do just that. For example, instead of typing out "On my way!", you just type "omw" and the iPhone automatically changes the acronym to the full phrase. This phrase is actually the only shortcut that comes setup with iOS 5. To find out how to add your own, follow along!

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Advantages of Apple Business for retail customers

On Monday morning I picked up several shiny new iPhone 4S handsets that my Apple Business rep had set aside for me earlier in the week. I knew I would be traveling over the launch weekend and I needed quite a few phones, and my Apple Business rep couldn't have been more helpful in arranging everything.

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How to remove a Siri-created relationship

If you have used Siri to add a relationship in iOS you may be wondering how you can go about removing it. Maybe you had someone labeled as a girlfriend or boyfriend and need to remove that relationship. While Siri can't remove relationships (yet), we can walk you through how to do it manually.

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How to define a contact's relationship using Siri

If you have seen any of the iPhone 4S commercials demonstrating Siri you've most likely seen how people say things like "Call my wife." If you're wondering how you can do the same, we've got you covered!

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How to get Siri to correctly pronounce your name or call you something else

Trying to figure out how to get the iPhone 4S's Siri virtual personal assistant to say your name properly? One of Siri's abilities is to learn who you are and refer to you by your first name. However, many of us have names that Siri does not how to pronounce correctly. Or perhaps you don't even want to be called by your real name. For example, Ally likes to go by "Jailbreak Ninja". To get Siri to pronounce your name correctly or call you something else, all you need to do ask. Or you can change the phonetic spellings fields of your contact info.

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Daily Tip: How to turn on AirPlay Mirroring

Wondering how to turn use AirPlay Mirroring on your new iPhone 4S or iPad 2? Air Play Mirroring is one of the great features of  iOS 5 and enables you to mirror your screen on your second generation Apple TV. Here's how to get it started.

First off we need to make sure AirPlay is enabled on the Apple TV

  • Go into Settings
  • AirPlay
  • Turn on AirPlay

Now we have done that, grab your iPhone 4S or iPad 2

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