How To Set Up A Wifi Hotspot on Your iPhone or iPad in 3 Minutes

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This update is current as of March 2014. This article was originally published on December 3rd 2011. OS: iOS 7 Devices: iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini Do you need WiFi for your laptop in the middle of nowhere? Would you rather pay $20 a month for Wifi, rather than $30 an hour? If the answer is yes, read on. Activating the WiFi hotspot feature on an iPhone or iPad is actually quite easy once it's set up. Note that it doesn't work on phones before the iPhone 4, or the original iPad. Step 1: The right data plan To set up your hotspot, you're first going to need the right data plan. This … [Read more...]

How To Download Facebook Paper on an iPhone

Facebook's Paper app is on the app store starting today, but strangely, it's still absent from search, making it hard to find. No worries. We've got the link to the app. Simply click on that link from your iPhone's web browser, and you'll be taken to Paper's download page in the app store. From there, just tap the install button, enter your password, and you're one of the first people to use paper. The link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paper-stories-from-facebook/id794163692?mt=8 Always be the first to know on the latest technology. Sign up for our newsletter. … [Read more...]

How To Fix An iPhone 5S Freeze Or Crash

Did your shiny new iPhone 5S Freeze or crash? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Due to the completely redesigned iOS 7, there are still some software bugs that may leave your phone frozen for extended periods. Here are the short-term and long-term un-freezing solutions.  In particular, I found that iOS 7’s mail app seemed to have a memory management issue that caused it to freeze. The Quick Un-freezing Fix What we’re going to do to fix your broken phone is called a “hard” reset. It doesn’t actually reset your phone’s software, or affect data. It just quickly quits out of any active … [Read more...]

Watch Popular Google Searches in Real-Time: How To

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Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall for the world's biggest search engine? With 5 Billion (with a B) searches per day, Google is the best indicator out there of what's hot. One google product makes it easy to watch Google's most popular searches in real time. Whether you work in social media and need to keep up on the latest trends, or you just want a live wall of searches in your office for fun (Why? Because it's awesome), Google's hot trends tool makes it easy. *Since you'll find this article useful, sign up for our email newsletter, to find even more fascinating articles, … [Read more...]