Tag: iOS 5

Guide to Siri Part 4 – Mail App

The Phone / FaceTime app has 2 basic Siri commands from which it will respond to: Call FaceTime Below are some examples of using this command with the Phone / FaceTime app: Examples Phone calls Call Richard Call Richard Mallion

Guide to Siri Part 3 – Mail App

The Mail app has 3 basic Siri commands from which it will respond to: Email Mail Reply Below are some examples of using this command with the Mail app: Examples Sending Messages Email Richard about the trip Email Phoebe about

Guide to Siri Part 2

This is part 2 of our Siri guide. At present Siri only works with built in Apple’s Built in Apps.  Below is a list of apps that work with Siri. Alarms Calendar Contacts FaceTime Find My Friends Local Search with

Guide to Siri Part 1

With the iPhone 4S Apple introduced their  speech-recognition personal assistant, Siri.  It allows you to use your natural speech to do hundreds of useful tasks like sending a text message and placing a phone call. Over the next few weeks we

Use the iPhone’s Headset to Take Pictures

By Richard Mallion One of the nice features of iOS 5 is that we can use the volume button to take pictures from the iPhone. However, what you may not have realised is that using the volume up button on

iOS 5: Unlock device by swiping Notification

By Richard Mallion If your iOS 5 device is locked and you receive a notification, you can swipe the notification instead of the ‘Slide to Unlock’ widget, and you will be automatically directed to the related app. If you have

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System Admin Conference 2011 Summary

The Amsys 2011 System Admin Conference was attended by over 60 IT Administrators and decision makes from the education and business world.This years event was held at Regents College, London The focus of the day was on Mac OS X

Emoji Keyboard for iOS 5

By Richard Mallion With the introduction of iOS 5, Apple have added an “Emoji” keyboard. To enable just go to Settings > International > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard. Here you can select the “Emoji” keyboard. Now can switch between

Apple releases Find My Friends, AirPort Utility apps for iOS 5

By Richard Mallion  Apple on Wednesday released Find My Friends and AirPort Utility on the App Store. Find My Friends is a free download designed for iOS devicesB. It requires iOS 5 and an iCloud account, which can be created free

Apple releases iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

By Richard Mallion Apple on Wednesday released iOS 5, the next generation of its mobile operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with wireless syncing, iCloud support and the new Notification Center. Before users can update to