While it should basically be common sense for jailbreakers to avoid upgrading to the latest version of iOS until the “coast is clear,” Apple’s highly anticipated release of iOS 7.1 this morning makes us think this warning bears repeating. Noted…
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Recently, we told you how you could set up custom vibration alerts in iOS 7. This can be useful for people that keep their iPhone on silent – you can tell exactly what sort of notification your iPhone is trying to give you without having to even so much as remove it from your pocket! Today, we take it to the next level.
Have you ever needed to type something into your iPad, but didn’t have a bluetooth keyboard with you? Typing directly on the screen can be a pain. Fortunately, a handy app called Type2Phone ($4.99, Mac App Store) can help you out by allowing you to use your Mac as a keyboard for your iPad!
The latest and most complete account of the new Mac Pro’s repairability comes from the guys at iFixit, who have finally gotten their hands on a new Mac Pro, and ripped it to shreds to show us all exactly what makes it tick. Here’s a few highlights!
It’s that time of year again – the 2013 holiday season is upon us, and the year is swiftly winding to an end. We’re grateful for all of this year’s ups and downs – the events, the excitement, and especially, all of you – our wonderful readers that make it possible to do what we do.
Many business people, or people sensitive about their phones making noises that may disturb others, tend to leave their iPhones on silent mode much of the time. While this is great for reducing noise, it can make it difficult to tell the difference between the various types of notification buzzes generated by your iPhone.
Following confirmation that the device will have upgradable RAM and SSDs (and even the graphics card, if manufacturers produce them in the new form factor), a teardown performed by OWC reveals that the processor is replaceable and upgradable as well!
Looking to save some money on Mac and iOS apps and iTunes music? Best Buy is currently offering 15% off of $100 iTunes gift cards, making this a great time to load up your account with some extra dough!
Following our earlier report (and confirmation from Feral) that Feral Games is adding experimental PlayStation 4 controller support to many of their Mac games, we’ve now confirmed that Feral and Aspyr Games are also adding full PS4 Controller support to any and all future Mac games that they release as well!
We generally advice that the majority of users would be best served by updating to the latest version of OS X. However, not all users are thrilled with Mavericks, for whatever reason. For those who fall in that category, here’s our guide to downgrading from Mavericks back to Mountain Lion!
Apple’s iOS devices grabbed the lion’s share of online shopping and sales during Christmas shopping season 2013, grabbing over 83% of mobile-based sales during the season.
Following reports that Apple has officially begun shipping the first orders of their new 2013 MacBook Pro, which were supposed to arrive by the 30th of December, MacRumors reports that some customers have already begun receiving their orders ahead of schedule – just in time to play with it for Christmas!
Following the release of the Evad3rs’ release of the first untethered iOS 7 jailbreak, Jay Freeman, creator of jailbreak App Store Cydia, has put in some excellent work, and has released an updated version of Cydia with a new look and feel designed with iOS 7 in mind.
While many initially worried how upgradable Apple’s new 2013 Mac Pro would be when they first announced it on stage back in June, it turns out that both the RAM and the built-in SSD are actually fully user upgradeable and replaceable. This is essential for many professionals who keep their machine for years and enjoy customizing it.
According to reports from across the web and Twitter (via MacRumors, 9to5Mac, and a host of reader reports), early Mac Pro orders have now begun shipping. Customers’ cards have now been charged for early orders, and the first Mac Pros are set to arrive by December 30th.
Wanna know how Santa’s coming along with all those gifts tonight? Here are a few ways that how you can use your Mac, iPhone, or iPad (and other platforms, of course) to keep track of the big guy tonight!