Spring Cleaning –you hear about it everywhere during the April and May months. But what are the best gadgets and technology to make it a breeze? I’ve got your guide to getting uncluttered!
Want to forget a wifi network? You can! If you accidentally connected to a wifi network once, your device remembers it for life—right? Wrong! There’s a way to prevent that annoying wifi pop-up. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi. Find the network under the ‘Choose a Network’ heading. Select the blue arrow next to the network you’d like to remove and tap the button on the top that says ‘Forget this Network’. And it’s gone!
Listia: an awesome new way to get rid of your junk. Like eBay, Listia, is an auction site that lets you bid on other people’s stuff using credits instead of real money. It’s great for giving away stuff you don’t need and collecting the stuff you want in return: FOR FREE!
Change your e-mail signature, here is a how to for your iPad 2 and iPhone 4! Don’t be one of those people who leave the default ‘Sent from my iPad’ signature on all their messages.
Thanks to TV/media, and amongst other things, a new app from NBC, over 2.5 billion people – more than one third of the world’s population – are expected to watch Prince William marry Kate Middleton on Friday. To give you some perspective, approximately 750 million viewers watched when Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer some 30 years earier. At the time, it was the most-watched live event in television history.
A new App for the iPhone by Hipstamatic brings back the look, feel, unpredictable beauty, and fun of plastic toy cameras from the past. Before taking a picture, you can change your lens, flash or film with the swipe of your finger. Each option creates a unique touch, so you can mix and match to your favorite combo for the exact picture effect you want. Digital Photography Never Looked So… Analog.
You can take a screenshot of whatever is on your iPad 2 / iPhone 4 by pressing and holding the Sleep/Wake button (top right) while quickly pressing and releasing the Home button (bottom center). The screenshot will appear among your Photos. This function is awesome if you receive a really funny text that you want to pass along (in all it’s glory) to your friends.
Notice your iPad 2 / iPhone 4 didn’t come with a large printed user manual (that’s just not Apple’s style). The guide is available in PDF from Apple’s Web site, or you can read it in iBooks (available as a free download in the App Store). Make sure to download the manual for iOS 4.3.
Science and Technology bring us Telepathy!
Te·lep·a·thy: [tuh-lep-uh-thee] –noun – Communication between minds by some means other than sensory perception.
That’s right folks –telepathy is just within reach. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a system that allows users to dial a number on a cellphone using nothing but their thoughts.