Mario Wiedmann

66 Flips | 7 Magazines | 28 Likes | @LazerElite | I collect great software for macOS and iOS. I also collect articles about Apple.

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

New iOS 12 concept offers up refreshed Lock screen, App Bar, Guest Mode, Face ID tricks, and more

After seeing a beautiful macOS 11 concept yesterday, today we’ve got a brand new iOS 12 concept from designer iOS News And More. Leading off with a nod to improved stability and bug fixes, the concept goes on to visualize some slick enhancements for a potential iOS 12 release.<p>Starting out, the …

These Stunning Apple Glass Concept Renders Make HoloLens Look Ancient

Move over, Microsoft.<p>Apple’s augmented reality glasses are still a rumor, but an incredible new set of concept renders show why the company might …

Apple buying Tesla doesn't sound like a crazy idea anymore — here's why

Last November, Rolling Stone published a profile of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, written by Neil Strauss, a neo-gonzo journalist who made his name with a book about pickup culture. And in that interview Musk made a confession.<p>"I wish we could be private with Tesla," Musk told Strauss. "It actually makes us …

Tesla

Apple Pay: Funktionsweise, Geräte und alles zum Deutschlandstart

Apple Pay<p>Der Bezahldienst Apple Pay ist in aller Munde. Doch wie funktioniert Apple Pay? Mit welchen Geräten kann das bargeldlose Bezahlsystem …

50 New Features in iPhone X

Apple has officially introduced the iPhone X, its new flagship smartphone with dozens of new features. It won't be available until November 3, but here's a preview of 50 changes and improvements coming.<p>Design<p><b>Glass:</b> iPhone X's front and back are all glass, with a strengthening layer that is 50 …

Bildergalerie: Apple-Rundgang durch Cupertino

<b>Gerade einmal 60.000 Einwohner zählt die Gemeinde Cupertino im kalifornischen Santa Clara County. Trotzdem ist das Örtchen weltberühmt. Der Grund</b> …

22 hidden features in iOS 11

What iOS 11 tells us about the iPhone 8

<i>Render via Benjamin Geskin for iDropNews</i><p>Apple released the first build of iOS 11 to developers earlier this month and has subsequently released the second developer build as well as the first public beta. Now that the latest iOS version has been out in the wild for nearly a month, users are …

CarPlay in iOS 11: Lane guidance, interface tweaks, and more

When iOS 11 for iPhone ships later this fall, CarPlay users will gain new features like lane guidance in Apple Maps, new route recommendations, and other new features. Below we’ll take a look at some of the new changes coming to CarPlay in iOS 11.<p>iOS 11 brings lane guidance to Apple Maps for iPhone …

Apps

iOS 11 features wishlist | ZDNet

Redesigned Control Panel<p>iOS used to be beautifully simple, but over the years Apple has kludged it up with more and more features, and it has become …

macOS 10.13 Wish List: What we want from Apple’s big update

There are less than two weeks until Apple introduces the next version of macOS at the WWDC. While the rumor mill has been busting out tons of hardware leaks, details have been scant on the software side of things.<p>Apple is expected to reveal some amazing features for the Mac with the new software …

Here's everything Apple is rumoured to be launching in 2017

The California technology giant almost <i>never</i> speaks about upcoming products before officially announcing them. Journalists who ask about rumours and reports might get told "no comment" — if they're lucky enough to get a response.<p>But for all its mystery, Apple can't stem every leak. Reports and …

MacBook Pro

Feature Request: Meal logging from Apple’s Health app

Apple’s Health app in iOS 10 prominently displays Nutrition as one of the four main categories on the Health Data dashboard, but adding detailed information currently requires a third-party meal logging app with HealthKit support. Apple recommends a variety of solutions that work well including …

Apps

Here’s what watchOS 4 could learn from the original Apple Watch OS

Apple will likely unveil watchOS 4 at WWDC next month which should bring new features and improvements to the Apple Watch. I recently got my hands on an Apple Watch with the original Watch OS software which includes a few things I hope return with watchOS 4…<p>The first thing is something I mentioned …

Smartwatches

WWDC & beyond: What’s next for Apple hardware this year

What new product announcements might Apple have in store for its upcoming Worldwide Developer Conference in June? Last week we were talking iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. This week we get into the hardware possibilities for the event, including the products the company currently has in …

Apple

iFinance 4: Neue Banking- und Finanzverwaltungslösung für Mac und iOS

Mit iFinance 4 hat Synium-Software neue Finanz-Apps für Mac und iOS am Start. Neben den Banking-Funktionen stellen die Entwickler besonders die …

Digital

Why 2Do Is My New Favorite iOS Task Manager

There's only one thing I like more than switching todo apps: writing about it. On the surface, it surely seems like I've been doing a lot of both in the past year.<p>In reality, while I have been guilty of periodically changing the way I organize my tasks in the past – going as far as trying a …

Why 2Do Is My New Favorite iOS Task Manager – MacStories - page 2

Task Actions<p>On the surface, 2Do presents a fairly common representation of individual tasks: they have a title, some date and time settings, notes, and tags. Upon further inspection, 2Do reveals some key differences in the additional information that can be attached to tasks, with functionalities …

iOS 10 im Konzept zeigt innovative Features und Funktionen

Die stimmige <b>Interface-Studie – genannt iOS 10 Wunschliste</b> – stammt von <i>Federico Viticci</i> und <i>Sam Beckett</i>, veröffentlicht wurde sie ursprünglich auf …

Digital

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

How to use Optimized Storage in macOS Sierra to make more space

With macOS Sierra, Apple makes it easier to free up space on our computers without having to undergo the time-wasting indignity of trawling through files and deleting them manually.<p>The new “Optimized Storage” feature helps you deal with junk like duplicates, old email attachments and downloads — …

TV shows

Why Apple’s China Disaster Is Worse Than You Think

The worst thing that could possibly happen to Apple has now happened: The company has run afoul of the authoritarian government of China.<p>Gatekeepers of the world’s largest and one of the fastest growing markets for every product Apple makes, the Chinese Communist Party-controlled government has …

China

It’s Time to Kill the ‘Apple Doesn’t Innovate’ Argument

There’s an argument in the platform wars, and also on Wall Street, that goes something like this: “Apple doesn’t innovate anymore. It moves too slowly, and is being taken over by more nimble, more innovative rivals.”<p>Any success Apple has is the result of slick marketing, rather than the newest …

Innovation

Why the ‘i’ in iPhone Will Stand For ‘Identity’

The “i” in the next iPhone will stand for “identity.”<p>When people hear rumors and read about Apple’s patents for NFC, they think: “Oh, good, the iPhone will be a digital wallet.”<p>When they hear rumors about fingerprint scanning and remember that Apple bought the leading maker of such scanners, they …

Identity Theft

iPhone 5S Will Have Quad-Core Graphics, 2GB Of Ram And 12MP Camera [Rumor]

If Apple wants to have the iPhone 5S in our hands by September or October, they need to already be making them. And according to a new report, they are… and we have some details on the exact specs, as well as some pictures of the iPhone 5S in manufacturing.<p>The report comes from Chinese site …

Mobile Technology

Synology gets even better w/ version 5.0: Why every Mac & iOS user should have a DiskStation

I’ll admit, I’ve never felt the need to purchase network-attached-storage (NAS) hardware for storing and accessing my media or backing up my files. These days most of my content, from photos and movies to back ups of important files for work, are already stored in the cloud. My photos are (supposed …

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

Picture-perfect strategy: Why killing Aperture means Apple will rule the cloud

Ubiquitous cloud storage and editing solutions for your photos are like buses: You wait ages for one, and then two come along at once.<p>Both Apple and Adobe are going all-in on allowing you to view and edit your photos on any device. Adobe has done this by bringing its Lightroom desktop app to …

Lightroom