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Hide stock iOS apps you don’t use, no jailbreak required

iOS has a great set of stock applications that are capable of doing the job rightly. However there are even superior solutions available through the App Store that are much better than iOS stock apps in terms of design and features, for example Sparrow or Mailbox apps can be more appropriate for some than the stock mail app, Any.Do reminder app may seem more useful than the Stock Reminders app and so on. One...

Make Google Maps your default maps app on iOS with MapsOpener tweak

MapsOpener tweak from Cydia enables users to change the default maps application on their iOS device from Apple Maps to Google Maps in just a few simple steps. In the post-iOS 6 world Google Maps is no longer the stock maps application on iOS and users have to download it from the App Store. The privilege of being the default maps of iOS was taken from Google Maps when Apple added its own maps service to...

Search on multiple websites from one place with Phlo for iOS

New Phlo for iOS app brings over 30 search engines at one place enabling users to find what they are looking for by spending less time. Sometimes when you are looking for something online you have to switch between search engines in order to get the desired results. This usually happens when your favorite search engine is not able to deliver the desired results. Then there are times when you are looking...

Asphalt 8: Airborne for iPhone and iPad now available in the App Store

Gameloft’s new Asphalt 8: Airborne racing game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is now available for download in the App Store. The racing game is the latest edition of the popular Asphalt series, which has been very popular among iOS gamers over the past few years. The new game features better graphics over the previous editions, brings new stunts and is powered by a new physics engine. Asphalt 8:...

Mark location of your car’s parking spot on Maps to easily find it later

Imagine you are in an unfamiliar part of the city or travelling to a city you have never been to before. You park your car and went on to shopping or some other thing and when you try to return you no longer remember where you parked your vehicle. This happens a lot and when it happens it could become very frustrating. To avoid this situation there is a simple trick that involves your iPhone and the Maps...

Apple to launch iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in Japan on September 20 – Rumor

All sources point out that Apple will hold the iPhone event on September 10. The company usually announces the product on the event and starts taking pre-orders soon afterwards whereas the device is shipped to the buyers in a week or two. Now Japan’s business news website Nikkei has reported that the two new models of iPhone dubbed as the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5CC will launch in Japan on September...

Get real-time incident reports and traffic updates from Waze on Google Maps app

Recently Google Maps app for iOS was updated to bring several new features and enhancements to the app. One of the features added in this update allows users to get incident reports and live traffic updates from Waze, the company it acquired back in June. This new Waze integration means users will be able to get real-time information about different types of incidents that have happened on the road including...

Apple expected to release iPhone 5S in golden color

Apple is going to announce the new iPhone 5S next month. Just like previous ‘S’ models this new iPhone is expected to feature same design as the previous generation model along with a fingerprint scanner, which is reportedly going to be the most attractive feature of the new device. Now several reports have emerged from different sources claiming that the new iPhone 5S will be released in Golden...

How to access Equalizer in iTunes 11 on both Windows and Mac

When listening to music you need different equalizer settings for each song based on genre and background music. Changing Equalizer settings in iTunes or any other music player could have a significant effect on the sound of the song you are listening. iTunes 10 had the Equalizer settings right in the menu but with the release of iTunes 11 Apple changed the location of the Equalizer option in the menu,...

Get 1GB Dropbox space for free by connecting with Mailbox app on iPhone or iPad

A few months ago popular iOS mail client Mailbox was acquired by Dropbox. Now it seems like users of both these products are getting the fruit of this deal as Dropbox is now offering free 1GB disk space to users who connect their Dropbox account on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with Mailbox app. All you need to in order to increase your Dropbox disk space limit up to 1GB is go to the settings menu within...

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...

How to mail more than 5 pictures from iPhone or iPad

iOS is undoubtedly one of the best and easiest to use mobile operating system out there however there are a few quirks and ‘artificial limitations’ of this mobile software that are pretty annoying for the users. One of the limitation of iOS is that users can send no more than 5 photos via email. In this post we will show you how you can mail more than 5 pictures from your iPhone or iPad without...