Offsite: The Ultimate Guide to Notification Center

Notification Center certainly has room for improvement and its myriad of vague settings can often lead to confusion.

To help you understand this feature of iOS a little more and get the most out of it, Rene Ritchie over at iMore has compiled an extensive collection of previously published tips and tricks into a single place, ranging from controlling app badges and sounds to customising the Today view.

There's plenty to read through and each guide includes screenshots to show you exactly what to do. If you're left frustrated with Notification Center, or notifications in general, this is a great reference to come back to.

Offsite: A Comprehensive Guide to Launch Center Pro

Alex Guyot at MacStories has written the definitive guide to Launch Center Pro for iOS that covers everything you'd ever need to know, from the different input options to integrating with other automation apps, such as Drafts and Pythonista.

Clocking in at over 17,000 words, this is an absolute must-read for anyone wanting to get the most out of this exceptional app.

Offsite: Keyboard Shortcuts For iOS 7 Apps

A little known fact about using a Bluetooth keyboard with an iPad (or iPhone) is that keyboard shortcuts within iOS and apps are available. For example, you can open a new tab in Safari on iOS 7 by using ⌘T, the same shortcut used on the Mac.

Federico Viticci at MacStories has created a dedicated section of the site to documenting this increasing number of shortcuts within 3rd-party apps.

System apps like Safari and Mail aren't included on the list though he does link to previous posts covering them in great detail.

If you're an iPad user and regularly make use of a Bluetooth keyboard, keep this page within easy reach.