Solve group chat issues with GroupMe (app review)

Solve group chat issues with GroupMe (app review)

In a perfect world, there would be only one standard messaging platform that everyone uses to communicate with each other. Instead, we have an multitude of apps that vie for messaging dominance. iPhone users are spoiled with the best messaging platform of all, iMessage. Messaging on different Apple products is seamless and group messages with other iPhone users is incredibly quick and snappy. Android … Continue Reading >

Ungrip: The simple solution for big phones (review)

Ungrip: The simple solution for big phones (review)

I’ve always been opposed to the phablet movement. Not because I don’t think big screens are useful. I love the extra real estate on a device that you are constantly looking at. I just have embarrassingly small hands. The last phone that fit comfortably in one hand was the miniature iPhone 4. I’ve paid the price with my larger iPhone 6S, where I have … Continue Reading >

8 of the best Lightning headphones that go perfect with your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

8 of the best Lightning headphones that go perfect with your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Apple has spoken and the 3.5mm audio jack is dead. Well it’s dead if you’re an iOS user with the most current iPhone. If you follow the latest rumors about the next iPhone there’s no hint of a return of the 3.5mm audio jack, so if you’re one of those users who just doesn’t like wireless audio, you might as well invest in some … Continue Reading >

JISONCASE PU Leather Smart Cover for the Apple IPAD PRO 12.9 (Review)

JISONCASE PU Leather Smart Cover for the Apple IPAD PRO 12.9 (Review)

Apple recently released its earnings and announced that the sales of its famous tablets are back on the rise. While Android has left its tablet program as a side project, Apple continues to push the development of the iPad. I’ve been a huge fan of the iPad Pro, the 12.9″ model to be specific. I love its massive display for reading, the quad speakers … Continue Reading >

How to change the default six-digit iPhone password (tutorial)

How to change the default six-digit iPhone password (tutorial)

The introduction of Touch ID has been my one of my favorite feature as a longtime iPhone user. Not having to type in a password every time you want to use your phone is a luxury that I cannot afford to live without. Being able to login to my Wells Fargo account with the simple tap of my finger is simply too convenient. However, … Continue Reading >

How to turn on/off notifications for Gmail on your iPhones and Androids

Tired of getting email notifications on your smartphones? Almost 90% of the email that is sent to your email address is spam and getting notifications on your devices can get old, fast. Luckily you can turn off notifications for each email account in your Gmail app. Here’s how: Android instructions First, turn on notifications & choose your settings Open the Gmail app . In the … Continue Reading >

Become An Expert Chef With Tasty (App Review)

Become An Expert Chef With Tasty (App Review)

Download QR-Code Tasty Developer: BuzzFeed Price: Free (Unfortunately, Buzzfeed hasn’t released a Tasty app for Android yet). I’m really bad at cooking. What makes this even more of a problem is that I’m in college now, and living in an apartment next year. Bye bye, meal plan. Luckily, Buzzfeed released a cooking app called Tasty, which compiles all of the Tasty videos on their … Continue Reading >

AmazonBasics Nylon Braided Lightning Cable: Worthy third-party replacement?

AmazonBasics Nylon Braided Lightning Cable: Worthy third-party replacement?

Three things are certain in life: death, taxes, and your official Lightning cable breaking within three months. This has been a glaring issue since the introduction of the Lightning port in 2012. The official Lightning cable has a dismal one star rating out of 1065 reviews. The 1000+ one star reviews all echo the same complaint: my cable broke. This is why I haven’t … Continue Reading >

How To Sync iMessages Across Your Mac and iPhone

You’ve probably noticed that your Mac has an iMessage app. But do you use it? Syncing your iMessage across your Mac and iPhone is extremely convenient — you can easily text from your laptop even if your phone is nowhere in sight, or send texts to yourself if you want to quickly transfer media from your iPhone to Mac. However, it doesn’t happen automatically. … Continue Reading >

What is a personal hotspot and how do you use it? (tutorial)

What is a personal hotspot and how do you use it? (tutorial)

Last month, I was at the airport with my buddy on our way to Cabo. He was complaining about how the airport’s Wi-Fi kept dropping and that he really needed to send a couple important emails before we boarded. Being the nice guy that I am, I offered to let him connect to my iPhone’s personal hotspot. The response I got was “what the … Continue Reading >