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How to hide Newsstand from iOS’s homescreen without jailbreak

For those of us who do not use the Newsstand feature of iOS its constant presence on our iPhone’s or iPad’s homescreen can be very annoying. Apple does not give an option to turn this feature off nor does it allows users to put Newsstand into a folder. Thankfully though there is a way using which you can hide Newsstand from iOS’s homescreen. [colored_box color=”blue”]Side Note: iOS...

Skype gains HD video calling on iPhone 5 and iPad 4

The Skype apps for both iPhone and iPad has received an update recently that brings HD quality video calling to latest Apple devices. From now on users of iPhone 5 and iPad 4 will be able to make high quality video calls to their friends and family using the free Skype service. The new feature is only available to devices that have HD front cameras, which means devices such as iPhone 4S and iPad 3 that...

Track your data usage in real-time with DataMan app for iPhone

Several studies suggest that iPhone users consume more data than users of other smartphones. This means that if you are an iPhone user then chances are that you overuse your limited data and have to pay the price at the end of the month with extra charges. This usually happens because there is no easy way of tracking how much data you have consumed on your iPhone. To solve this problem we suggest the DataMan...

Get taste of iOS 7 with Aero weather app for iPhone

iOS 7 features a completely new look that is a lot different from how the mobile OS used to look before. The new interface was a big news not only because it changed the way iOS looks and feels but also because all apps that are already available or will be released in the future will also add a similar design. iOS 7 has not been released yet but that has not stopped third party developers to design their...

Grid for iOS is a unique spreadsheet app for everyone

Grid is a new app for iPhone and iPad that provides a new and unique way to organize different types of stuff to the users. Using Grid for iOS users takes full advantage of the touch screen on both iPhone and iPad allowing users to organize their pictures, notes, contacts as well as places in a way that makes using the app intuitive and simple. Grid for iOS features collaborative editing, which is one of...

VLC for iPhone and iPad hits the App Store once again

Popular media player VLC by VideoLAN is making its comeback to iOS today and will be available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch through the App Store. The widely used music player which is available for multiple mobile and desktop platforms has been available in the App Store but was pulled due to a number of reasons. Now the return of VLC to iOS will make many users happy. The return of VLC to iOS has been...

Google Maps app for iOS updated to add iPad support and new features

Google has released the version 2.0 of its Google Maps app for iOS devices. The update brings major changes and new features to the Maps app most important of which is native support for the iPad. Google has introduced a new design for the iPad that has been specifically designed for the larger displays of iPad and iPad mini. Apart from adding support for Apple’s tablet, Google has also introduce...

Say hello to iOSHacker.com

Welcome readers. We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest iOS focused blog called the iOS Hacker. In the coming days you will find a lot of great stuff related to everyone’s favorite mobile operating system which includes the content not found anywhere else. We will be covering news, apps, games, hacks, how to’s and everything else you can imagine connected to iOS. You can like us...