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About

David Kanter

I live in sunny San Diego with my 4 year old boy. I love reading my Kindle, playing with new iPhone apps, and talking with my parents in Chicago over FaceTime on my iPad 2. When I'm not working for TurboTax as a Project Manager in Customer Care, I also enjoy writing and playing electric guitar.
Latest from David

How To Securely Remote Control Your Mac From Your iPad (Part Two)

Have an iPad? Have a Mac desktop or laptop? Want to connect to the mothership without the fear of spies seeing everything you're doing? Then this article is for you!

How To Downgrade iOS 5 to iOS 4

If you upgraded your iPhone to iOS 5 and now wish you hadn't, this is the article for you. I'll cover how to put your iPhone into DFU mode and walk you through the steps for downgrading from iOS 5 beta 2 to iOS 4.3.3.

How To Upgrade Your iPhone From iOS 4 To iOS 5

Can't wait to try the new notification center? Anxious to be reminded to empty your work fridge before you leave work? Want to iMessage all your buddies who have installed iOS 5 beta 2 already? Read on for instructions on how to get started.

How To Remotely Control Your Mac From Your iPad

Learn the basics of setting up your computer to accept connections from a VNC client so you can access it from the comfort of your couch, or the other side of the world, using your iPad!

How To Create Ringtones Using Just Your iOS Device

Getting free ringtones working on your iPhone doesn’t have to be a hassle. Most of the work involved can be done using iOS software locally on the phone itself using the existing music from your iPhone library. Why pay Apple an additional fee for a ringtone when you’ve already paid for the download once?

Automatically Sync Your (New) Music, Apps, And iBooks Across Your iDevices With iCloud

Syncing your apps, music and iBooks on all your iDevices is a welcome feature that was announced at WWDC on Monday. For this article, I used iOS 5, but all of the steps below will work on iOS 4.x too.

iPhone Keyboard Hacks

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many is an Emoji worth? Learn to master auto correction, type even faster, and amaze your friends by sending them text messages in Chinese!

Convert Your Unused iPhone Into A Pay As You Go Phone (No Jailbreaking Or Unlocking Required)

Do you have a perfectly good iOS device sitting around the house collecting dust? What are you doing with it? This article teaches you how to breathe new life into that old iPhone.

Managing FaceTime On Multiple iDevices

Not long ago, we only had iPhone 4s with FaceTime and we liked it! If you're like me, you've probably started to accumulate several iDevices and would like to have some control over which iDevice your FaceTime requests end up. As FaceTime evolved from an exclusive iPhone 4 feature to a desktop and iPad 2 App, things got complicated!

Never Use Your iPad's Home Button Again!

While Apple may not yet have precogs hooked up to their network to catch future crimes against the state, iOS 4.3 has brought iPad users closer to mimicking those cool hand gestures that Tom Cruise used in Minority Report. When Apple released 4.3 to the masses, they left this awesome experimental hidden gem only available to developers. Why should the developers have all the fun? Read more to find out how to enable multitasking gestures in your iPad's Settings, and how to use them.