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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 ...

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 ...

MakerBot Releases an iPhone App to Control 3D Printing from Anywhere

MakerBot Releases an iPhone App to Control 3D Printing from Anywhere

If you have a fifth-generation MakerBot Replicator 3D printer and an iPhone today is your lucky day. MakerBot announced the availability of MakerBot Mobile for the iPhone. The app gives you access to your 3D printing library and Thingiverse via the cloud. In addition to accessing all of your files, the app lets you control ...

The Future of Apple Headphones May Be Revolve Around the Lightning Port

The Future of Apple Headphones May Be Revolve Around the Lightning Port

Today, the Apple-made EarPods that come nestled in the box of every new iPhone use a regular old 3.5mm headphone jack. That means you can use them with any other device with a 3.5mm audio port. It also means you can use virtually any other pair of non-apple headphones with your iPhone. A quietly updated spec to Apple’s ...

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 ...

A Patent Troll May Soon Get 1 Percent of Apple’s iPhone Revenue

A Patent Troll May Soon Get 1 Percent of Apple’s iPhone Revenue

In 2012, Apple won the year's biggest patent verdict—more than $1 billion against Samsung. The company also lost one of that year's biggest cases when an East Texas jury ordered it to pay $368 million to a company named VirnetX for infringing patents related to FaceTime and VPN On Demand functions used in iPhones, iPads, ...

iOS 8 Will Add a Location-Aware Lock Screen Button

iOS 8 Will Add a Location-Aware Lock Screen Button

Apple has added a new button to the iPhone lock screen in iOS 8. Tucked into the bottom lefthand corner of the screen — across from the camera button — the new icon provides quick access to various apps based on location. So far, beta users have reported seeing the button pop up when they are in an Apple Store or ...

Is Apple’s Software Hurting its Hardware?

Is Apple’s Software Hurting its Hardware?

Count me among the many excited by Apple’s WWDC keynote on Monday. A bunch of the new iOS features seemed great, I love getting free OS X updates for my MacBook and the developers’ reactions to the dev stuff Apple showed off left me looking forward to apps that’ll launch in the near future. Even though Apple ...

Marco Polo (iOS) Helps You Find Your Phone by Yelling for It

Marco Polo (iOS) Helps You Find Your Phone by Yelling for It

Thanks to the new Marco Polo app, available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, you can now find your hidden device by shouting "Marco!" loudly. It will respond "Polo!," so you know where to look for it. Silently running until you need it, Marco Polo can be customized with 30 different voice options. The input phrase can ...