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How to disable Control Center access from the Lock screen

How to disable Control Center access from the Lock screen

By default, Control Center can be accessed from anywhere, including the Lock screen. While it doesn't share or access personal information, it does potentially let pranksters or even thieves disable services on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, and even put it into Airplane mode so you can't...
Conan O'Brien upgrades to iOS 7, heralding the apocalyse

Conan O'Brien upgrades to iOS 7, heralding the apocalyse

Glad to see that Andy Richter read my editorial. Too bad Conan O'Brien didn't, because now it's Armageddon.
How to access list view in the Calendars app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 7

How to access list view in the Calendars app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 7

iOS 7 made some drastic changes to the default Calendar app and the list view is one of the items that got moved to a place that isn't so obvious. If you're like me and you like to quickly flick through the list view in order to see what's on your plate over the next several days, you'll...
iOS 7: What it means for Enterprise, Education, and Government

iOS 7: What it means for Enterprise, Education, and Government

Complete breakdown and analysis of Apple's new iOS 7 mobile operating system and what it means for Enterprise, Education, and Government With iOS 7 Apple has taken their existing support for Enterprise, Education, and Government to the next level, adding even more functionality and better...
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Did you update to iOS 7 today? [Poll]

Did you update to iOS 7 today? The day we've been waiting on since June has finally arrived; iOS 7 is publicly available to download. Excitement has been building these past few months, and while registered developers have had the chance to play around with it for some time, today is the day...
How to give Siri a sex change in iOS 7

How to give Siri a sex change in iOS 7

With iOS 7, Siri gets improvements. It's no longer beta, and it adds new functionality thanks to deals with new partner services. The interface has changed, and for the first time, you can select the gender of Siri's voice. Here's how. Siri's voice changes from country to country, but up to now...
How to quit and kill (force quit) apps in iOS 7

How to quit and kill (force quit) apps in iOS 7

From iOS 4 to iOS 6 you quit apps apps by double clicking the Home button, holding down on the icons in the fast app switcher tray until they jiggled, and then tapped the X to shut them down. Now there's not fast app switcher any more, there a card view, and holding down creates no jiggles and...
What happened to the quick Tweet and Facebook post buttons on Control Center in iOS 7?

What happened to the quick Tweet and Facebook post buttons on Control Center in iOS 7?

With iOS 6, Notification Center had two quick button actions, tweet and post to Facebook, that could be reached from anywhere on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with the downward swipe of a finger. Now, in iOS 7, they're gone. Disappeared. Taken out back and shuttered. So where did they go, and...
How to disable iOS 7 from tracking your most visited locations

How to turn off iOS 7 frequent location tracking and increase your privacy

By default, iOS 7 will track and record places that you visit most often to provide better location-based data such as in the Today summary of Notification Center. If you value your privacy more than you do location-based data, you can turn the feature off. Turning off features like these can...
How to turn off automatic app updates in iOS 7

How to turn off automatic app updates on iPhone and iPad

If you're running iOS 7 or newer your iPhone or iPad, you no longer have to manually check for app updates and trigger the installs. iOS can take care of it for you with absolutely no effort on your part. Some of us, however, prefer controlling our updates and may not care for automatic app...
Apple updates App Store with new sections to show off iOS 7-ready apps

Apple updates App Store with new sections to show off iOS 7-ready apps

Apple has added some new sections to the iOS App Store, showcasing the latest apps for iOS 7. "Designed for iOS 7" promotes the apps that Apple feels look and work best with their new mobile OS, with apps such as Zillow, OpenTable, and Evernote among those featured. There is, unsurprisingly, some...
How to update from iOS 7 beta or GM to official release version

How to update from iOS 7 beta or GM to official release version

While the iOS 7 Gold Master (GM) released on September 10 should be binary-identical to the General Availability (GA) version released today, September 18, some people seem to want the comfort of getting what everyone else in the world is getting. If you're one of them, or if you're stuck on the...
Apple details security fixes in iOS 7. And there's a ton of them!

Apple details security fixes in iOS 7. And there's a ton of them!

Apple has distributed a list of security fixes in the just-released iOS 7 software update. And it's as long and encompassing as you'd imagine any major platform update would be. I haven't seen them online yet, so I'm reproducing it here for anyone who's urgently interested. When/if Apple posts it...
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Having trouble downloading iOS 7? Got a 16GB iPhone or iPad? Server error? Here's what to do!

So, iOS 7 is out there, and there's a ton of people trying to download it. As such, we're seeing many reports of folks experiencing issues. Truth is, some of it may just be down to Apple's servers being slammed right now, but there's other issues that you can help resolve yourself. So, here's a...
How to search for apps with Spotlight in iOS 7

How to access and use Spotlight search on your iPhone or iPad

Spotlight is an easy way to find almost anything on your iPhone or iPad. From the field you can search for music and apps, contacts and email messages, and much, much more. Best of all, Spotlight is easily accessible from the Home screen — any Home screen! How to search using Spotlight on your...
Best iOS 7 ready apps for iPhone: Reeder, TeeVee 2, Rdio, and more!

Best iOS 7 apps for iPhone

Amazing iOS 7 iPhone app redesigns and re-imaginings you need to download right now! Whether you're new to the iPhone or you've just upgraded your existing one to iOS 7, one of the first things you'll want to do is load up on apps that show it off. Luckily there are lots of apps that are...
iOS 7 is out! Go get it!

iOS 7 is out! Go get it!

That time we've been waiting for since June is finally here - iOS 7 is out in the world. Reports are flooding in that people are able to download the new update. If you've been waiting, fire up Software Update on your phone and do it over the air, or get ready to download the update through...
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iOS 7 user guides for iPad and iPod touch now available in iBooks

To accompany the release of iOS 7, Apple has made the official user guides for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch available to download for free from iBooks. Many of us will just dive right in with both feet, but it's nice to know that there's a full compendium of information at our disposal should we...
iTunes 11.1 is out; adds iOS 7, iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle support and more

iTunes 11.1 is out; adds iOS 7, iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle support and more

Apple has released iTunes 11.1, a new version of iTunes with support for iTunes Radio, Genius Shuffle, Podcast Stations and iOS 7 sync support. The new version wasn't available through the Software Update system preference as we checked just now, but is available for download from Apple's web...
How to update to iOS 7 using over-the-air (OTA) Software Update on iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

How to update to iOS 7 using over-the-air (OTA) Software Update on iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

The quickest, easiest way to update to iOS 7 is via the on-device, over-the-air (OTA) Software Update feature in Settings. You need to be on Wi-Fi, be plugged in or have more than half your battery life remaining, and you need sufficient storage space left on your device to download the update,...

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