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How to secure your iPhone/iPad by removing root certificates

October 10, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen1


In the recent Ad blocker related-news, Apple just removed one of the best ad blockers for iOS 9 called Been Choice, this isn’t your typical ad blocker for iOS devices. Users can block ads from social network, inside applications, and browsers like Safari. Along with that, iPhone and iPad users can also choose to earn money by sharing their data and using the ad blocker at the same time.

However, since the application is showing security risk and violation of privacy, Apple has quickly taken it down from their App Store. In order for Been Choice, for example, to share user’s information and data, they have to install some sort of root certificates and this usually done with permissions by users. But for most people, they think that this is just any typical installation and no hesitation, give permission to install these certificates right away.

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How to Save Cellular Data on iOS 9 for iPhone & iPad

October 3, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0


Many users who recently upgraded to iOS 9 reported high consumption of cellular data on their iPhone or iPad, despite the same usage as to before they decided to download the software update.

While most iPhone and iPad users have an unlimited data to waste, some are literally saving up their mobile data to avoid charges from the carrier. In this article, we will show you a few simple methods to reduce high cellular data usage after updating to iOS 9 for both iPhone and iPad.


How to fix Facetime Paused when you open other app in iOS

September 29, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0


One of the biggest disadvantage when using Facetime is that the application will automatically stop recording you whenever you exit the app and go to a different apps, for example. Although, Facetime didn’t disconnect you entirely with the other person, your face or whatever it is that the camera is recording will appear as Paused.

Some users are fine with this because they will return back to Facetime right away. But the majority of iOS users want to multitask and so it will be beneficial if there is a way to prevents Facetime from pausing when you open any other app on your iPhone and iPad.

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How to check for XcodeGhost malware using Pangul tool

September 22, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0


XcodeGhost is a newly discovered malware on iPhone and iPad that is included in more than 300 legitimate applications from the App Store. Unlike KeyRaider, the previous malware, that infect jailbroken iOS devices, XcodeGhost can be found in both non-jailbroken and jailbroken iDevices. Not to mention, you don’t have to download any shady IPA and can still get XCodeGhost malware.

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How to Hide and Unhide Multiple Photos & Videos in iOS 9

September 19, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0


There are over 20 things you can do in iOS 9 that couldn’t do in iOS 8 and hiding a photo or video from the Camera Roll happen to be one of them. This might be a feature that gets teenagers or those that have experience violation of privacy to update their device right away.

Before this version, iOS 7 or 8 or anything below that doesn’t have this feature unless you use third-party applications to store the photos that you want to hide and then delete them from the Photos app. But that takes a bit time and could lead people into thinking about different stuff as to why you did that, of course, they have no rights to judge but that’s how things work now.

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How to save your iOS 9 battery with Low Power Mode

September 17, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen1


Apple has implemented many features that focus on improving the user experience in iOS 9. Some of these include content blockers (similar to ad blocker), ReplayKit that lets gamers record their screen while playing, and most importantly Low Power Mode to give users an extra 3 hours on their iOS device.

According to the company, Low Power Mode help iPhone and iPad users take care of preserving battery by turning off certain features that consume battery without the users knowing or required to be disabled manually. These are the functionality that will be turned off once Low Power Mode is activated on your iOS 9 device.

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How to enable ad blocker in iOS 9 and speed up Safari

September 17, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen1


Apple’s latest firmware update, iOS 9, is now available to everyone and can be downloaded through the Settings app or from iTunes software on a computer. This iOS update brings new changes, improvements, and features to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

One of the most important functionality in this update is content blocking in our stock browser, Safari. This is similar to ad blocker extensions we found on Windows/Mac browsers. It allows you to block ads, popups, javascript, and speed up Safari so that users can have the best browsing experience.


iOS 9 Software Update Failed While Downloading

September 17, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0


As expected, Apple has finally released their official iOS 9 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to the public. If you haven’t prepared for this, be sure to read out the previous guide to help you increase more storage to download iOS 9. The size of this firmware is much lower than iOS 8, so the upgrade process should be easier and less time consuming. However, there is a problem…

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How to Clear iPhone Cache and Junk Files

September 15, 2015 — by Hawon Nguyen0


When a new firmware update is available to the public, everyone will prepare to install it on their iPhone or iPad. While most people have no problem doing so, many iOS users were unable to get the latest update because their device doesn’t have enough storage.

Over time, Apple has tried their best to reduce the firmware to the lowest possible capacity. A great example would be the upcoming iOS 9, it only weight as much as 1.3GB, which is a huge improvement. If there is not enough space for this, then you need to do some serious clean up.