WWDC 2014
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 Continue Reading →
iOS 8
You could (and probably should) wait for the wide release this fall before downloading iOS 8. But if you absolutely can’t wait, here’s how to get Apple’s brand new iOS 8 beta on your phone right now. Before you do anything, backup your device. It’s a good idea anyway before updating, and considering how temperamental Continue Reading →
Here’s my short list of awesome gifts for dads and grads: If you need a smartphone today… HTC One M8 (MSRP $199 w/ 2-Year Contract) Apple and Samsung have held the “best smartphone” crown for several years, but the best all-around phone on the market right now is the HTC One M8. It’s got an Continue Reading →
iPad Air
The iPad is graduating; to Apple’s discount Education store, that is. The tablet now gets a price cut for qualifying education shoppers looking to buy either an iPad Air or iPad mini either in-store at its retail locations or online at Apple.com. The discounts aren’t massive, but they still get you $30 off the Air Continue Reading →
iPad Air
I’d like to think I know most of what my iPad can do, but every once in a while I’m pleasantly surprised by a new feature. To kill time on a recent road trip, I wanted to load up my iPad with movies and comic books, but I wasn’t sure how. I figured, based on Continue Reading →
Find My iPhone
Owners of Apple devices across Australia are having them digitally held for ransom by hackers demanding payment before they will relinquish control. iPad, iPhone and Mac owners in Queensland, NSW, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria have reported having their devices held hostage. One iPhone user, a Fairfax Media employee in Sydney, said she was Continue Reading →
Touch ID
According to noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to embed Touch ID in every non-iPod iOS device launched this year, including both iPhone 6 versions, the second-generation iPad Air and refreshed iPad mini with Retina display.  In a research note obtained by AppleInsider, Kuo goes on to say that Apple will switch Continue Reading →
Apple plans to launch a new smart home platform at next month’s Worldwide Developer Conference that will allow iPhones and iPads to control a home’s lights, security system, and other connected appliances, according to a Financial Times report. The new “software platform,” which will be unveiled at WWDC on June 2, will be built into Continue Reading →