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Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

With iOS 8 launching on Wednesday, Apple has posted a new guide on its website detailing the best way for Android switchers to move content from their old device to their new iPhone. The detailed guide includes instructions on transferring Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Photos, Videos, Music, Books, Documents, and Apps and ...

Apple Removes All Third-Party Apps With HealthKit Support from App Store

Apple Removes All Third-Party Apps With HealthKit Support from App Store

Well, iOS 8 is here and, assuming you can get through to the servers and free up enough space on your device, you’ll have a shiny, new operating system to play with. But, a last-minute hiccup has prompted Apple to remove third-party apps from its App Store that had enabled day-one HealthKit support. MyFitnessPal, which ...

A Complete Guide to Updating to iOS 8

A Complete Guide to Updating to iOS 8

iOS 8 is finally here for your iPhone and your iPad. A shiny new operating system is fun, but you probably have some questions. Here are the answers you need. Should I upgrade to iOS 8? If your device can support it then yes! iOS 8 brings a whole bunch of new features like a health-tracking app, new camera features like ...

T-Mobile’s Personal CellSpot Router is Now Available

T-Mobile’s Personal CellSpot Router is Now Available

When it comes to sell service, not all homes are created equal. Whether your service is spotty or you have rooms that don't get cell signal at all, dropping calls is never a pleasant experience. T-Mobile is looking to improve its call quality, and starting on Wednesday, the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot router is ...

The iPhone 6’s NFC Chip is Only for Apple Pay (For Now, Anyway)

The iPhone 6’s NFC Chip is Only for Apple Pay (For Now, Anyway)

Apple finally added NFC to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but if you were hoping that the company’s new NFC chip will allow you to pair speakers or integrate NFC tags into your favorite apps, you’ll have to keep waiting. Apple has put its NFC chip on lockdown, at least for now. Sources at Apple have confirmed to Cult of Mac ...

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon Wireless is offering an early-upgrade program for customers whose two-year contracts are not quite up for renewal. The company informed customers on Sunday that all Verizon subscribers eligible to upgrade to a new smartphone on or before November 15 will have those dates changed to now, allowing them to get a new ...

How to Back Up Your iDevice Before iOS 8 Releases

How to Back Up Your iDevice Before iOS 8 Releases

iOS 8 is coming on Wednesday. (Hands in the air emoji!). Updates are great, but they're almost always buggy, which means you should back up your stuff before you load up the new platform. Here's a refresher on how. For iCloud, first make sure you're connected to Wi-Fi. Go to Setting. Select iCloud. Select Storage & ...

Moto X and Moto Hint Pre-Orders Open on September 16

Moto X and Moto Hint Pre-Orders Open on September 16

Motorola announced Sunday that the next-generation Moto X smartphone and Moto Hint Bluetooth earpiece will be available for preorder on Tuesday. In addition to an AT&T version with a $100 carrier-subsidized price, the handset maker will also make available for preorder an off-contract Moto X with an unlocked SIM card ...

Google Unveils its First Android One Smartphones

Google Unveils its First Android One Smartphones

Google has unveiled the first smartphones to run on its Android One platform, a standard designed to help push affordable smartphones in the developing world. The initiative kicks off in India, where Micromax, Spice, and Karbonn are all selling phones with 4.5-inch screens, 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel main and 2-megapixel front ...

Apple Sold 4 Million iPhones in 24 Hours on Friday

Apple Sold 4 Million iPhones in 24 Hours on Friday

Apple is once again setting new pre-order records for its new iPhone. After announcing a new "overnight" record last week, Apple revealed that it sold more than 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in just 24 hours. "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are better in every way, and we are thrilled customers love them as much ...