Tagged with: iPhone

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 ...

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 ...