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

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

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

Disable RAW transfer to iPad when using Eye-Fi

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

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

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

Cool Bluetooth Temperature Sensors: Android, iOS, Cloud

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