Tagged with: iOS

Parallels Now Lets You Control Your PC from from iPhone and Android

Parallels Now Lets You Control Your PC from from iPhone and Android

Add another remote desktop mobile app to the list: Parallels Access is now available for iPhone and Android. The software, used to connect and use a computer remotely, was previously available for the big screen on Apple’s iPad. With the new release, you can get a similar experience on a smaller screen. Parallels says the ...

Report: OS X Yosemite’s “Continuity” Feature Won’t Work on All Devices

Report: OS X Yosemite’s “Continuity” Feature Won’t Work on All Devices

One of the coolest software features Apple unveiled on stage during WWDC 2014 may not be available to all iOS and Mac users, German publication Apfeleimer speculates. “Continuity” / “Handoff” or the ability of iOS 8 and Yosemite users to pick up actions started on one platform and continue them on the other – ...

A Facebook (iPad) Update Turns the App Into an Entertainment Hub

A Facebook (iPad) Update Turns the App Into an Entertainment Hub

Over 70 percent of people who use Facebook for iPad played a Facebook-connected game in the past 90 days, so the company is helping them discover or re-engage with games through a new home page sidebar it starts testing today on its iPad app. It includes social notifications for native mobile and Facebook web games you ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 13, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 13, 2014

When Apple unveiled iOS 8 at its Worldwide Developers Conference, it highlighted a ton of great new features that we’ll find on our iDevices this fall. But Apple didn’t have time to mention everything. Here are some of my favorite new features that flew under the radar. iOS 8 is adding a new feature to Safari that lets ...

Audibly (iOS) Creates a Wireless Surround-Sound System from iPhones

Audibly (iOS) Creates a Wireless Surround-Sound System from iPhones

A team of three young coders has come up with a way to turn your iPhone’s speakers into a wireless surround-sound system, thanks to a mobile app called Audibly. The app, which is perfect for parties or for blasting music when decent speakers aren’t readily available, uses technology found on newer devices (running iOS 7 ...

7 Siri Trips to Help Get More Out of Your iPhone

7 Siri Trips to Help Get More Out of Your iPhone

Apple's voice-activated assistant is now a well-known personality in his/her own right, but unless you've taken the time to dig into all the features that Siri offers you might not realize just now capable it is (particularly since the arrival of iOS 7). Here are seven ways to get Siri working harder for you. Siri can not ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 12, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 12, 2014

How many times have you asked a friend to call your phone because you can’t find it? Whether it slipped behind a couch cushion or was left in a jacket pocket, there are plenty of hiding spaces that phones love to hide in. Thanks to a new app called Marco Polo, however, finding your phone just got a lot easier – and more ...

iOS 8 Proves Apple is (Finally) Listening to Developers’ Wishes

iOS 8 Proves Apple is (Finally) Listening to Developers’ Wishes

When Tim Cook took to the stage at WWDC this week you could tell something was different. Usually the keynote is dedicated to showcasing all the front-end, user-centric features of the next iOS and OS X, with the new developer tools taking a backseat at private labs during the week. But this time Cook revealed that a full ...

An iOS 8 Feature Could Help Protect Your Privacy from Advertisers

An iOS 8 Feature Could Help Protect Your Privacy from Advertisers

Whenever you walk around a major Western city with your phone’s Wi-Fi turned on, you are broadcasting your location to government agencies, marketing companies and location analytics firms. In shopping malls, for instance, a firm called Euclid Analytics collects, in its own words, “the presence of the device, its signal ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 9, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 9, 2014

When Apple unveiled iOS 8 at its Worldwide Developer Conference, it officially marked Apple’s entry into the mobile health arena. iOS 8 will feature a brand new app called “Health” that is far more than just another app that counts your steps. Apple knows there are plenty of great apps already doing that. Instead, ...