Posts tagged "tips"

Tips: Avoid Roaming Charges When Traveling Internationally

I'm going out of the country soon, and I lay in bed last night wondering how I would avoid exorbitant roaming charges if I received calls or accessed the local data network in my destination country. So I did some research and have included some tips below that will help make sure you don't incur any fees when traveling internationally.

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iOS for Noobs: How to Enter Promo Codes

What with all of the giveaways we've been running over here at iPhone Alley, it's no wonder that the question will arise of how to enter these so called "promo codes" that we giveaway every so often (daily, to tell the truth). So, to give an answer to the noobs (no offense) whom these questions have come from behalf of, below are the steps you need to take to enter a promo code.

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How to Create a Free US iTunes Account Even If You Reside Elsewhere

We've had people ask us occasionally on Twitter how they can redeem US-only promo codes for applications when they're residing in other countries in which those codes aren't compatible. This leaves those users at a disability when it comes to some of our giveaways and also the new website FreeMyApps (click on from iOS device). Registering for a US iTunes account requires a credit card, but fortunately there's a way to bypass that.

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Basic Tutorial: Playing Personal Music in Any Application

Without the multitasking feature available thanks to the [almost outdated] iOS 4, the above title wouldn’t be as easy to make happen. Currently, many applications will stop your music that’s playing in the background due to their SFX and BGM starting to play when the app is opened; I’ll let

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Tips: iPhone Battery Draining Too Fast?

Let’s face it people: whether it be excessive sunlight exposure, too much use, or what, after a while your iPhone battery does start to drain much faster. Below are a few tips to maximize your iPhone’s battery life and keep it from draining as fast as it normally would. 1.

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Rinspeed To Unveil Electric iPhone-Controlled Concept Car

Swiss design company Rinspeed is said to be unveiling a new electric concept car at next week's Geneva Motor Show that is controlled in part by the driver's iPhone. Instead of using keys to start the ignition, the car, called the iChange, uses the driver's iPhone. in one of the built-in iPhone holders on the left and right of the wheel. When locked in place in one of the holders on either side of the wheel, a green "Start" button will light up on the iPhone's screen that starts the car when pressed. When driving, the iPhone also controls a number of other things like the headlights.

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Concept: Managing Apps On Home Screens Using iTunes

Having over 20,000 apps in the App Store means you have plenty of variety, but it also means more icons you have to organize on your home screen. One user suggested a way of managing their location in iTunes, and created this video demo of how it might work. (video after the break)

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