We all know that electronics and water do not mix. It’s a well-established fact. Unfortunately, many of us lay our pragmatism aside and nevertheless take our iPhones to swimming pools or beaches, lay them on the side of the bath tub or shower, carry them in the rain instead of pocketing them, or use them while on the toilet.
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Twitter has launched a major new version of their iOS app today, featuring a brand new design with vastly improved swiping and easier access to direct messages. And speaking of direct messages, Twitter for iOS 6.0 delivers a welcome new feature in that category as well: The ability to send images via DM!
Family computers can be complicated. Sometimes, if a family is smart and manages their Mac wisely, each person in the household will have their own Mac login. However, that doesn’t always happen – and when it doesn’t, using personalized things such as iTunes and iPhoto libraries can become a concern.
The holiday season is upon us – and among other things, that marks the return of Apple’s annual ’12 Days of Christmas’ promotion. This time, however, Apple has done things a little bit differently. This year, the app is called “12 Days of Gifts,” and for the first time EVER, Apple has included the U.S. in the party!
Gene Munster, analyst with Piper Jaffray, has regularly tested and rated Siri’s accuracy in correctly interpreting and answering queries. He has released his latest version of the Siri “report card,” and he says Siri has improved under iOS 7.
Pandora has updated their iOS app to give it an iOS 7 sense of style, and has also added an alarm clock feature that allows users to wake up to one of their custom radio stations.
Digital payments company Square unveiled a new, slimmer credit card reader on Monday. The new reader was designed by a team led by former Apple engineer and current Square VP of Hardware Jesse Dorogusker.
While Apple’s iBeacons aren’t the only Bluetooth LE beacons on the market, they have been the only option with the backing of a large, well-known company. Now Qualcomm is looking to change that, as they introduce their own $5 take on the devices.
If you’re looking for an iPhone 5s for that special someone on your gift list, and need to have it shipped, Apple’s online store has good news for you.
Siri is capable of doing a lot of new things in iOS 7. She can call anyone from your contact book, of course, and set appointments just like before – but she can also turn your Bluetooth on and off and adjust other iOS 7 settings. There’s also a neat hidden feature in iOS 7 that we found really interesting: The ability to trigger and launch app-specific settings!
The two biggest culprits of a messy desk, in my opinion, are papers and wires… Sharing in my distaste for a messy workspace, Bluelounge is always working to provide simple solutions to manage your technological tethers.
Based around the concept of a being more ergonomic for holding and manipulating the iPad, the Clutch system, in essence, adds a handle to the back of our iPad, allowing for more comfortable, prolonged use.
If you like epic scenes of destruction and carnage, this is for you. 127 iPhones getting crushed in under 3 minutes is quite a sight, but don’t worry – they were only counterfeits.
It’s no secret cats love to be spoiled, and this is hands down the best cat bed I have ever seen. Ideal for the puss with a penchant for Apple tech, this catbed made from an iMac is exactly what the kitty ordered.
With the latest wave of Explorers taking Glass out into the wild, it’s almost a guarantee that this wearable could begin to take shape as a real, main-stream product.
h, the eighties. The decade when Apple really broke out but also collapsed later on, and when technology was still in black and white. So what would iOS have looked like then? Anton Repponen has created a brilliant mock up of a retro iOS ’86. Check it out!