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While the iOS AutoFill feature is useful for many purposes – such as automatically entering your logins or filling our forms – over time the AutoFill database can become inaccurate, causing frustration when browsing the web on your iOS device. If your iOS device is shared with other people, there are also privacy considerations to think about.
Microsoft has unleashed a new series of ads, touting the advantages of Windows 8 over the iPad. The main points in the campaign center around the idea that the iPad can’t do things like run Microsoft Office, run two apps concurrently, or offer live-updating tiles. The most hard-hitting bit within the ads, however, is that they are narrated by the voice of Apple’s own Siri!
Apple has just released a new build of OS X 10.8.4 to registered Mac developers today, just over a week after seeding the previous build. The new version bears a build number of 12E55, and as with the previous updates, Apple continues to ask testers to focus on Wi-Fi, Graphics Drivers, and Safari.
Many songs downloaded from the iTunes Store and other sources already include lyrics – but did you know you can add your own lyrics to songs that don’t already have them listed? You can also edit lyrics in iTunes just as easily, and the entire process is extremely simple.
Have a small hard drive? Running out of space? Your iPhone, iPod, and iPad backups may be partially to blame. TiPb shares a tip on how to reclaim that lost space. If you have multiple iDevices, and consider that each one can hold anywhere from 8 to 64 gigs of space, it’s easy to see how it can all add up. Here’s how to clean them up!
Apple has updated the maps data for its iOS Maps app, adding flyover support for a large area in California, including the ever popular family vacation spot Disneyland, located in Anaheim.
Raspberry Pi is such a versatile device, and as such it can quite often save you money if you have the technical know how. Jordan Burgess has used it to make a normal speaker into an AirPlay one, and while the audio quality might not be the best, it works perfectly and means you don’t have to buy an Airport Express or Apple TV.
Following last month’s impressive “Photos Every Day” iPhone add, Apple has now begun airing a second at in the same series – only this time, the focus is on music. The new ad is titled “Music Every Day,” and highlights one of the iPhone’s primary features – and arguably, one of it’s most successful marks compared to the competition: Music.
Intel says the next generation of Apple’s popular MacBook lineup could see as much as a 50% increase in battery life, thanks to the company’s Haswell processor platform.
AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid wireless service will be undergoing an expansion of its services starting this weekend, as it will begin offering support for AT&T’s LTE and HSPA+ data networks, and will also be adding support for the iPhone.
Judge Denise Cote says the U.S Department of Justice could likely be able to prove that Apple did collude with major book publishers to inflate the prices of e-books sold in the iBookstore. The remark came in a rare pre-trial “tentative view.” Apple, to no one’s surprise disagreed with the judges statement.
For little over one year now, MacTrast conversed intermittently with the friendly folks in Italy on the MacTrast-Flipboard relationship. Sure, we are not as big as The New York Times or the Associated Press, but we think very highly of ourselves, with a steady stream of international Apple enthusiast fans visiting the site on a daily basis. Now, we are in the big leagues.
Apple has significantly dropped the prices on refurbished iPad minis and fourth-generation iPads. All models are now available at approximately a 15% discount compared to new models.
Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs never sought out attention for any of his charity related efforts, but now a new report says his family has been donating to various charities and causes anonymously for over two decades.
If you use Apple’s Passbook app, you now have a new option for getting tickets, coupons, and passes into the app, as Skycore has launched a new platform for cross-carrier delivery of Passbook passes via MMS.