Tagged with: iPhone

Rumor: The iPhone 6 May Let You ‘Feel’ Objects on Screen

Rumor: The iPhone 6 May Let You ‘Feel’ Objects on Screen

The next killer feature on Apple's expected iPhone 6 could be a display that provides tactile feedback to users -- giving users the impression, for instances, of a physical keyboard on a flat touchscreen. This latest iPhone 6 rumor stems from a report Wednesday on Chinese site Laoyaoba, which said so-called "haptics" ...

‘Manything’ Turns Old iDevices Into Home Security Thanks to IFTTT

‘Manything’ Turns Old iDevices Into Home Security Thanks to IFTTT

Manything, a cloud-based video monitoring service that allows you to use old iOS devices as security cameras around your home, has released a new version of its app on Wednesday which brings new functionality and support for its freshly-launched IFTTT channel. Announced on Wednesday, the new app allows users to set motion ...

Apple Adds Step Counter and Caffeine Tracking to iOS 8

Apple Adds Step Counter and Caffeine Tracking to iOS 8

Apple’s iOS 8 Health app can track dozens of health stats through other apps and devices, providing a full picture of your well-being. Now, it can track two more things and one of them can be measured by the iPhone itself. AppleInsider installed the latest beta version of iOS 8, which was made available on Monday, and ...

Apple is Working on a System to Automatically Unlock Your iPhone at Home

Apple is Working on a System to Automatically Unlock Your iPhone at Home

Apple is working on a system that automatically unlocks iPhones when they are in safe locations like home or work, but locks them again when they leave the area. The system works by identifying where the iPhone is and allows users to set “safe” locations, where settings including security can be automatically changed ...

Siri Will Soon Be Able to Understand You Much Better

Siri Will Soon Be Able to Understand You Much Better

It all started at a small academic get-together in Whistler, British Columbia. The topic was speech recognition, and whether a new and unproven approach to machine intelligence—something called deep learning—could help computers more effectively identify the spoken word. Microsoft funded the mini-conference, held just ...

Police: Anti-Theft Tech in iPhones Led to a Dip in Theft

Police: Anti-Theft Tech in iPhones Led to a Dip in Theft

For several years, cellphone theft has been a growing epidemic worldwide. But the police in New York, San Francisco and London say they are finally starting to see a dip in thefts of one of the most popular smartphones. The reason? The attorney general of New York, Eric T. Schneiderman, and the district attorney of San ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 19, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 19, 2014

If you have an iPhone, you probably know a lot of what Siri can do. But there are still a couple tricks Siri has up its sleeve that most iOS users may not know about. If you’ve got World Cup fever, Siri may be your best friend over the next few weeks. Siri is able to tap into all sorts of information about the World Cup. ...

Report: Apple TV is Likely to Get iOS 8′s ‘Continuity’, Too

Report: Apple TV is Likely to Get iOS 8′s ‘Continuity’, Too

Alongside the introduction of the current Apple TV design in fall 2010, Apple launched AirPlay. In short, AirPlay allows a user to watch a movie, listen to a song, or view a photo on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (or Mac in some cases) and stream that content to the Apple TV. AirPlay typically works well and we have even ...

Apple TV (2nd Gen.) is Not Supported by iOS 8

Apple TV (2nd Gen.) is Not Supported by iOS 8

According to 9to5Mac (and every other Apple rumor site on the planet), Apple issued the second beta builds of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite to developers on Tuesday. These are still early builds not really suitable for public consumption, but one thing they're good for is showing us which hardware Apple will and won't support ...

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 ...