Category Archives: iOS

iPad Air cannot access (hotmail) mail server?! [SOLVED]

Q. My new iPad Air stopped downloading my Microsoft Hotmail and now I am stuck at about a month ago on my email! I have it set to download all time email in my settings yet every time I try to download it says something like ‘cannot connect to mail server’. Any ideas? -Ian G. A. Hi Ian, I am sorry to hear about your Hotmail problem. It seems that in iOS7 there are a number of issues with both

Bluetooth Keyboard Reviews: Logitech, Amazon, Anker (for iPad and Android)

Anker, Logitech, AmazonBasics packaging

I am in the middle of evaluating three new bluetooth keyboards: Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad, AmazonBasics Bluetooth Keyboard, and the Anker Ultra Slim Mini Bluetooth 3.0 Wireless Keyboard. The initial review will focus on using the keyboards with an iPad. A followup review will focus on Android. Conclusions to follow shortly, but here are photos to get things started Initial packaging: Side views: Side-by-side Compared to an oldschool keyboard Amazon.com purchase links with free shipping Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad, iPad 2,

Disable RAW transfer to iPad when using Eye-Fi

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The Eye-Fi is a great match when paired with an iPad. My wife uses her Olympus XZ-1 with an iPad 3 (or ‘New iPad’) and the combination is quite capable However, by default if you shoot RAW+JPEG the Eye-Fi will transfer both to the iPad. This is a bit overkill for our purposes, since if we are going to edit RAW we are going to do it on a full blown laptop or desktop PC rather than an iPad. It took

iOS apps can now be transferred between developers!

When I developed iOS apps I was never very impressed with the backend (developer portion) of the app store Thankfully though, it looks like Apple has been plugging away at improving their app store features for developers Here is a great example of the improvement, Apple now allows apps to be transferred between developers! Here is the email I received: Apps can now be transferred from one developer to another within iTunes Connect, for example after an acquisition or when

How can I manually install legal apps on a jailbroken iPad?

Location for your legal iOS .ipa app backups on Windows: C:\Users\User Name\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Mobile Applications (adjust your path accordingly) Location for placing* your .ipa backups for installation on you iPad/iPhone/iPod: /private/var/mobile/documents/installous/downloads/ *DiskAid is helpful in placing the .ipa files in the appropriate location. last portion via jailbreak – How can I manually install applications on a jailbroken iPad? – Ask Different.  

Good alternatives to AVPlayer HD for the iPad

Ever since AVPlayerHD was removed from the Apple store I have been looking for a good replacement. So far MoliPlayer for iPad has been one of my favs but the latest updates remove AC3 audio capability Here is a thread on the topic: Alternatives to AVPlayerHD – Page 4 – MacRumors Forumshttp://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1448031&page=4That is unfortunate regarding AVPlayer HD. I have it on my wife’s IPad 2 and it works well. Is there a way to transfer the app to my new IPad

Cool Bluetooth Temperature Sensors: Android, iOS, Cloud

Digital temperature display

2013 UPDATE with additional option: Here is a line of some wireless sensor products that are garnering rave reviews! They utilize a manager (ethernet tag manager) device which can communicate with low cost sensors then report the data to your device or the cloud, together it all forms a nice alternative to traditional Bluetooth sensors. Enjoy Monitor and Find Everything in Your Home or Office from the Internet – Wireless Sensor Tagshttp://www.mytaglist.com/Wireless sensor tags connect events in physical world, e.g. motion, door/gate opened/closed,