Tag Archives: iOS

How to use Night Shift on iPad with iOS 9.3 and iOS 10

31 Mar

insomniaNight Shift on iPad has been updated for iOS10.

I don’t know about you but I don’t seem to be able to get enough sleep these days between work and a busy family life with an active toddler. I’ve also been spending my time working on a special project that is near completion (which I’ll be revealing to my readers in the near future).

So any help I can get to ensure a better night’s sleep is welcome…

This leads me to share about a new feature that was recently released on iOS that can potentially help you with your sleep. Continue Reading

Text Messages on iPad

08 Jul

I recently went on a little summer vacation with my wife. As part of our trip, we spent some time with friends and family who we rarely get to see in person. Since we all live in different cities and countries, we usually keep in touch by email, phone or Skype. Of course, as you well know, the issue is it takes time to write an email and talking on the phone or Skype requires both parties to be available at the same time.


A faster, more efficient, and easier way to communicate today is through text messaging. I find that you often see people texting each other on their iPhones, iPads, or other devices just about everywhere you go. It makes sense why. A text message is short and quick to send and Continue Reading

How to close iPad Apps

18 Apr

You may recall from a previous article on iPad gestures how to access the multi-tasking bar. For a refresher, click here.

When you show the multitasking bar, a lot of App icons may appear. Most of these Apps are in a suspended state which means the App is not closed but it is held in memory (although not necessarily using CPU or processing time). There are other Apps such as Continue Reading

Which iOS do I have? (Updated)

10 Dec

What is all the fuss about iOS 10?
Which iOS do I have ?

iOS is the operating system used by the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. In the words of Wikipedia, “an operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs.”
Oh, yes, that makes it a lot clearer, right?


Well, trying to simplify, let’s say there’s a lot of features that are built in into iOS that allow you to take advantage of what the iPad, iPhone or iPod have to offer. For example, using Siri, connecting to WiFi or cellular networks, connecting to an external speaker using bluetooth, being able to take pictures and modify them Continue Reading