How to Set Up a Passcode on the iPhone 5

The more you use your iPhone 5 and begin to rely on it to store important information, the more valuable the device and its’ data becomes. And while you may not lose your iPhone 5 or have it stolen, if you leave it sitting somewhere unattended where someone could quickly unlock it and snoop around, […]

Delete Text Messages on the iPhone 5

We don’t have control over the things that other people send to us on our iPhone 5. This is an unfortunate reality of a device that can be contacted by anyone that has your phone number. But you may be engaged in a conversation with a friend or family member, and they send you a […]

How to Check the Battery Cycle Count on the MacBook Air

We all know the basics of how a laptop battery works. It has a finite amount of energy that, once it is consumed, needs to be connected to a power source and recharged. What you might not be aware of is that these batteries have a recommended number of “cycles” that they can go through […]

Print a Picture from the iPhone 5

There are a number of dedicated printing apps that you can download to your iPhone 5 that can give you some increased functionality, but they don’t always work as well as you would like them to, and many of the apps require you to have very specific printers. If you are just looking for a […]

5 Streaming Video Apps for the iPhone 5

It can be difficult to get away from the mindset that the iPhone 5 is not just a phone, but a very capable media device. You may have a lot of music stored on it, or you might have downloaded a few games, but it has many of the same capabilities as a full-size computer. […]

Individual Notification Settings for iPhone 5 Mail Accounts

It is not uncommon for one person to have multiple email addresses, especially considering how easy it is to sign up for a free email account at someplace like Gmail or Whether you use these different accounts for specific reasons is entirely at your discretion, but it is pretty normal to have one account […]

Turn On Closed Captioning on the iPhone 5

  The very nature of a mobile device like the iPhone 5 means that you can use it anywhere. This makes it a good choice as a media device, which allows you to watch videos while you are traveling, away from home, or simply killing time. But if you are hearing impaired, or you are […]

Some Awesome Sci-Fi iPhone Cases for the iPhone 5

I spend a lot of time messing with the settings and apps on my iPhone 5, so you could say that the majority of my experience is more internally-focused with the device. But protecting the iPhone 5 is just as important for several reasons. First, phones take a lot of abuse. Whether it’s in your […]

Insert a Picture in an Email on the iPhone 5

We have previously discussed different ways to customize the behavior of the Mail app on your iPhone 5, such as how to set the default email account, but there are some other helpful things you can learn that more directly affect your iPhone 5 usage. One such piece of information is how to insert an […]

Configure Automatic App Downloads on the iPhone 5

Your Apple ID is an important piece of information that you can use to sign into and link your various Apple devices. While this is beneficial for easily syncing iCloud, Notes, Reminders and Calendars, it also allows you to sync the purchase of Music, Apps and Books across multiple devices. But this is not something […]