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Add special effects to your texts on iOS.

iOS can do a lot of things and some we forget about. Tonight, my daughter stumbled across message effects! Message effects are going to make my texts so much more fun. Even if it’s just one emoji fulfilling up the screen. This video doesn’t include the secret pew pew message effect if you just send […]


Apple’s Low Power Mode in iOS 9 is Amazing

Apple has a Low Power Mode in iOS 9 and it’s fantastic. It temporary reduces your phones power consumption when enabled. It won’t check for new mail, disables background app refresh, disables automatic downloads, and reduces some visual effects. Not only will it save your battery, but it’ll also charge your phone faster. To enable […]


Google Hangouts no longer sucks on iOS.

Google Hangouts 2 for iOS finally fixes the app and makes it usable again. No more swearing at the app while you wait for messages to appear. A while back I wrote about how bad Google Hangouts is. Great idea, bad execution. One of my points was about how the iOS app is horribly slow. Well, now we can […]


Make Your iPhone Sing With Monsters!

If you’re looking for an addicting iOS game, check out My Singing Monsters. My wife downloaded it a while back and I’ve recently become addicted. Basically, you get to raise these cute little monsters that make music. Add more monsters and they make beautiful music together. As you work through the game the monsters earn […]


Quick review of six free iPad handwriting apps.

I now have a stylus for my iPad so I thought I’d check out some handwriting apps. Now I’m not a power user but here are the six free ones I downloaded and tested. GoodNotes GoodNotes is by far the most feature rich app I used. The handwriting is nice and smooth, interface is simplistic and […]