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Choosing a Brightness Level for Your iPhone Screen

You can manually or automatically set the brightness on your iPhone to match the ambient light conditions. Who doesn’t want a bright, vibrant iPhone screen? [more…]

How to Set the Date and Time on Your iPhone

You can set the date and time on your iPhone. The time on your iPhone can be reported in a 12- or 24-hour format.

In most cases, the time is reported as 11:32 p.m. But if you prefer military time, it can [more…]

How to Change the Auto-Lock on Your iPhone

The Auto-lock feature on your iPhone allows you to set the amount of time that elapses before the iPhone automatically locks or turns off the display. Or, you can set Auto-lock so that the iPhone never [more…]

How to Access a VPN on Your iPhone

You can access a virtual private network (VPN) on your iPhone. This enables you to securely access your company’s network behind a firewall — using an encrypted Internet connection that acts as a secure [more…]

Keyboard Settings on Your iPhone

You can do two main things under your iPhone's Keyboard settings: you can turn your iPhone's Auto-capitalization on or off and turn Enable Caps Lock on or off. [more…]

How to Use the Calculator on Your iPhone

Your iPhone’s calculator works just like a pocket calculator. You can find the iPhone’s calculator feature on your Home screen, by clicking the calculator icon. [more…]

How to Use the World Clock on Your iPhone

Your iPhone's World Clock lets you display the time in numerous cities around the globe. Tap World Clock (inside the Clock application) to activate it. [more…]

How to Use the Alarm Clock on Your iPhone

Your iPhone can serve as an alarm clock. You can even choose the ringtone that you want to wake to. As with most things on your iPhone, setting the alarm clock is simple. [more…]

How to Use Your iPhone's Stopwatch and Timer

Your iPhone can serve as a stopwatch and timer. These features, which are both available through the Clock application, work like a conventional stopwatch and timer. [more…]

How to Recharge Your iPhone

You must recharge your iPhone from time to time. If your iPhone acts up in any way, the first thing you should try is to give its battery a full recharge. [more…]

How to Find Wi-Fi Hotspots Using JiWire

If you want more than what the Maps application offers on your iPhone, then try JiWire Wi-Fi Finder. JiWire is a free app that makes it easy to search for hotspots in more than 150,000 locations in 135 [more…]

How to Search the iTunes App Store

The iTunes App Store offers you a couple of options for exploring its content: by browsing or by using the Search field. (Just a reminder: to display the App Store, launch iTunes, click the iTunes store [more…]

How to Find Information about an iPhone App in iTunes

Using iTunes on your computer, you can find information about iPhone apps on any of the iTunes App Store screens. Simply click the icon or link for the app, and a detail screen appears. [more…]

How to Download an iPhone App to Your Computer

When you find an app on the iTunes Store that you’d like to try, just click its Get App button. At that point, you have to log in to your iTunes Store account, even if the app is free. [more…]

How to Report an iPhone App Problem from Your Computer

If an iPhone app doesn’t work properly, crashes, freezes, or otherwise messes up your iPhone, you should definitely report the problem so that Apple and the developer know of it and [more…]

How to Find Information about an App Using Your iPhone

Once you find an iPhone app that interests you in the iTunes App Store, you can find out more details about that particular app, as well as read reviews on it. [more…]

How to Download an App to Your iPhone

You can download an app directly to your iPhone from the iTunes App Store. Once you have located an app that you want, you simply tap the app to display its detail screen. You then tap the price button [more…]

How to Update an App on Your iPhone

You can check to see if the developer of an iPhone app has released an update. Simply open the iTunes App Store on your iPhone, and tap the Updates icon at the bottom of the screen. [more…]

How to Find Your Current Location with an iPhone 3G

If you have an iPhone 3G, you can use the built-in GPS feature to find your current location. Simply tap the Maps icon in the Applications screen, and then tap the little compass in the lower-left corner [more…]

How to Publish a Photo Album with MobileMe

If you’re a member of Apple’s $99-a-year MobileMe service (formerly .Mac), you can publish a photo album in the MobileMe Gallery. Tap a picture and make sure the picture controls are displayed. Then tap [more…]

Different Types of Video and Audio That You Can Play on iTunes

iTunes, which comes with Mac OS X Snow Leopard, is a media player that plays audio and video files. These files can be in any of many different formats. Some of the more common file formats that iTunes [more…]

Organize Your iTunes Music Library with Playlists

The iTunes Music Library can quickly become a fearsomely huge beastie. Each Library can contain thousands upon thousands of songs. To help you organize your music into groups, iTunes offers the playlist [more…]

How to Use the iTunes Visualizer

By now, you know that iTunes is a feast for the ears, but did you know that the Snow Leopard’s iTunes Visualizer provides you with eye candy as well? With just a click or two, Snow Leopard lets you view [more…]

How to Buy Digital Media from the Apple iTunes Store

The iTunes Store is the hottest spot on the Internet for buying music and video. You can reach it from the cozy confines of iTunes. (That is, as long as you have an Internet connection.) If you’re not [more…]

An Overview of iPhoto on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Macintosh has been the choice of professional photographers for working with digital images. Apple continues this tradition with iPhoto, Snow Leopard’s photography tool for the home user that can help [more…]

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