Alan Richardson

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The best alternatives to Google's own Android apps

As Android has evolved, Google's worked increasingly hard to keep users locked into its ecosystem. The search giant creates new apps, retains users by giving them a thoroughly decent out-of-the-box experience and then charges device makers for a license to embed them on their phones and tablets. …

How-to: Deal with the infamous Apple ID

<i>This is the third how-to in our new weekly series:</i><p>One of the most common issues I hear about is forgotten Apple IDs. But this is not as simple as it sounds. Figuring out Apple ID details can involve finding out what the Apple ID username is, which Apple ID they should be using (if they have …

You Can Save Offline Maps In Google Maps For iOS

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Kaylie Moise | Friday, July 19th, 2013<p>Google Maps 2.0 was released earlier this week, an update that finally brought the app back to …

How-to: Safely delete an iCloud account from your Mac or iOS device

<b>This is the first entry in our new, weekly how-to’s column. Check back every Saturday for a new how-to:</b><p>First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete your iCloud account off of your …

iOS 7: Thoughts and Questions – MacStories

Announced yesterday at Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote, iOS 7 is a dramatic reimagination of Apple’s mobile operating system.<p>iOS 7 introduces new user features and brings over 1500 new developer APIs. For users looking for a quick overview of what’s changed and improved in iOS 7, the OS’ user interface …

Use These Four Easy Tips To Master Evernote On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

Evernote is a fantastically useful service, with clients for the web, Mac, PC, and iOS. The iOS version is as full featured as the desktop version, a rarity these days, and really makes Evernote my go-to app for keeping track of stuff of all kinds.<p>Here, then, are four fantastic tips and tricks to …

Best iPhone and iPad apps for professional photographers: Take your shooting and your business to the next level!

The iPhone and iPad apps every pro photographer needs to better and more easily manage photos, portfolios, payments, expense tracking, location …

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How to Email Multiple Images in iOS

We already know that when we purchase a new Apple product, we don’t get an owner’s manual any more. Who reads them anyway?<p>I have a confession to make.<p>…

Five Great Ways To Use Accessibility Features For Your Own Benefit, Even If You Don’t Have A Disability [Feature]

Accessibility is a priority to the designers and engineers at Apple. They have built some amazing software right into each operating system, from OS X to iOS, all for no etra charge and no need to add extra programs on to be able to use the products if you have a visual, hearing, motor, or …

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Tips: Use little-known gestures to arrange photos and shapes in iOS Pages

Although the touch-centric UI makes getting to grips with Pages for iOS straightforward, the interface does not appear well-suited to precise positioning of objects, which is necessary in more complicated documents. Luckily, Apple’s iWork suite extends the default iOS set of gestures to provide …

Tempo AI's smart iPhone calendar app now freely available

Tempo Smart Calendar, an iOS calendar app that tries to smartly incorporate relevant information about your day, was initially so popular that the company launched a reservation system to keep new users at bay. Now, though, the waitlist is no more, and you can freely download a copy of the app to …

How to Sync Google Calendar with the iPad

Google has made some changes this year to how Google Calendar syncs with iOS devices. For years I have just setup Google Sync as an Exchange account in Settings on the iPad and iPhone and it has worked beautifully for me. It had been especially good whenever I got a new iPad or iPhone – as all I …