Mobile Apps

Create app-specific passwords for iCloud

Apple has long offered two-step verification for iCloud accounts, but extra barrier for gaining access to your account was limited. The change was prompted after the recent celebrity photo leak. An unfortunate incident spurred Apple to secure users iCloud accounts using both two-step verification and app-specific passwords. The change requiring app-specific passwords was put into place on October 1. For those unfamiliar, app-specific passwords are used when an app or service you’re attempting to sign into doesn’t support two-step verification. Instead of forcing you to enter your account password, you create a single-use app-specific password, eliminating any potential for your
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How to use Facebook’s new News Feed controls

Prior to today, the process for removing Facebook posts from a friend or page was a chore. You had to tap or click around the often confusing settings found on Facebook, until you wound up at the right spot. And that only covered a single account. Today Facebook announced it was making the process easier by creating a setting specifically to manage your News Feed. For on-the-fly unfollowing, you can now click or tap (this works on both the website and mobile apps) the small arrow in the top-right corner of a post. According to Facebook’s announcement, the drop-down will
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How to add music to your Android Wear watch

As reported  Google’s plans to release an update to Android Wear, making it possible to store music on your smart watch. Last week, that report became a reality as Android Wear received an update adding music capabilities, along with bug fixes and GPS-tracking capabilities (a hardware-dependent feature, I might add). The process for adding music to your watch is simple, once you figure out where the setting is. First you’ll need to ensure your watch is updated to the latest version of the Android Wear OS. The current version number is 4.4W.2. Learn how to check your current OS version or
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How to edit captions on Instagram

Nothing is worse than taking the time to craft and compose the perfect caption for an Instagram post only to hit Share btton and see a glaring typo. At that point you have two options – embrace the mistake, or delete the post and try again. Neither is ideal, especially if you put a lot of work into tweaking and applying a filter. On Monday Instagram announced it was releasing an update to both the iOS and Android version of its app, making it possible to edit captions for the first time. Huzzah! Editing a caption after submission is incredibly
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7 Whatsapp Alternative for Adroid/IOS

1.  WeChat – Wechat was very Successfull to establish into the market and one of the best Whatsapp Alternative anyone can find, You cannot only send audio Messages but now it has a feature to video chat as well, in my opinion Wechat will be the best alternative one can get for Whatsapp. 2.Skype – Skype allows you to text message people in your Contact list, it also allows you to make Calls. But unlike Whatsapp, inorder to add someone to your contact list you will have to add people by sending them request, Once they accept you as contact,
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