Tips Of The Day

Daily Tip: How to get a better Gmail experience on iPhone

Big Google user and interested in getting a better Gmail experience on the iPhone? You can use IMAP or set up Gmail as Exchange via GoogleSync in the Mail app to cover the basics, but you won't get stars and labels. You can use Gmail.com to get stars and labels, but you won't get iPhone Contacts integration, attachment viewing, or easy access to multiple accounts. For that you have to get a little more... creative. We'll show you how after the break.

[Thanks to The Keith Newman for this tip!]

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Daily Tip: Saving Locations on Google Maps [Beginner]

Do you want to save a location that you've found on Google Maps? After searching for a place on Google Maps, you can save the results to Bookmarks or Contacts so you can easily come back to it later. Stay with us after the break and we will show you how.

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Daily Tip: How to share a video to YouTube [Beginner]

New to iPhone and want to learn how to share those videos you have just captured to YouTube? Apple makes it easy to share your videos in a number of ways, including email, MMS, MobileMe, and yes, YouTube. We'll show you how after the break!

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Daily Tip: How to set custom app icons on iPhone or iPad [Jailbreak]

Ever hated an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad app icon and wondered how you could change it, or gotten tired of a low-res icon on your gorgeous Retina Display and wished you could set up something custom? Well if you're jailbroken and running Winterboard, you can. We'll show you how after the break!

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Daily tip: How to invite someone to a Calendar event [Beginner]

Ever wonder how to invite someone else to an iPhone or iPad Calendar event? Whether you're setting up a meeting for work or a gathering for family or friends, if you have a MobileMe or Exchange account (including Gmail set up as Exchange), you can send an invitation that pretty much anyone can accept. We'll show you how after the break!

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Daily Tip: How to add/remove individual calendars from Google Sync

Have a lot of different calendars arranged in your Google Calendar, and curious how to manage which calendars display across the different devices you sync to? Perhaps you use an iPhone primarily for work and an iPad for play? If you're syncing both devices to the same Google account, then knowing how to tell Google which devices should see which calendars is a necessity. Follow us after the break to find out how to do just this.

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How to create an iTunes allowance for your kids

Thinking about creating an iTunes allowance for your kids this holiday season? If they've got an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad you may not want to give them unfettered access to your own iTunes account (Justin who--!?! Smurfberry what--?!?!) but do want to let them learn a little about personal finances and opportunity cost. iTunes allowances can be a great middle ground and we'll show you how to set one up, after the break!

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Ninja tip: How to create a custom iPhone/iPad home screen icon for your website

Interested in making one of those custom website icons that show up on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad when you hit "Add to Homescreen"? A cool icon will make visitors want to add a WebClip of your site to their home screens. They'll show it to their friends, their friends will also add WebClips of your site, and your site will zoom up the Google Page ranks. (Hey, every little bit helps!). Thanks to SockRolid from the forums, we'll show you how after the break!

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Beginner tip: How to redeem iTunes gift cards and App Store promo codes on iPhone, iPad

Are you the recipient of an iTunes gift card or App Store promo code and can't seem to find how to redeem it directly on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? Why bother switching to your computer to redeem it when there's an even easier way to do it. Stay with us after the break and we will show you how!

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Tip: How to make your own custom iPhone ringtones in iTunes

Interested in how to make your own custom ringtones for iPhone? Ever since Apple opened the door, it's been the popular thing to do. From soothing classics to to the latest hip hop tunes, you can setup the music you want for the contact you want, always know who's calling you before you answer, and -- depending on just what music you choose -- turn a few heads while doing it. petey28 from our forums will show you how after the break!

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