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Friday 5: my favorite 1Password features for iOS [Video]

Agilebits’ 1Password is a password management app for iOS, Mac and other platforms. I’ve been using 1Password for several years, migrating over from LastPass. In my opinion, there is no better app than 1Password for password and credit card management. In this week’s Friday 5, I explain five of my …

Information Systems

How to make your Apple iPad kid-friendly

Giving a kid an Apple iPad, even a used hand-me-down model, opens up a wide world of videos, games and educational apps. But taking just a few minutes to run through the settings menus goes a long way toward protecting their safety and your peace of mind.<p>Apple has conveniently built powerful …

iPad Pro 9.7 analysis shows record display performance, iPhone 7 screen upgrade possibilities

DisplayMate is out today with its usual in-depth analysis of new Apple products, this time examining the display on Apple’s latest tablet, the iPad Pro 9.7-inch. The result? DisplayMate says the new iPad’s display isn’t just the best iPad display yet, but that it also includes record setting …

9.7-inch iPad Pro diary: Decision time, and my limited street cred is gone forever…

I said in the final part of my iPhone SE diary that perceptions of iDevices are very personal, in part because of the role the product plays within our own personal Apple ecosystem – and that’s equally true here.<p>For someone who likes to draw, or handwrite, Apple Pencil support makes the upgrade …

The best iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil + iPad Pro

After resisting the temptation for several months, I finally broke down this week and bought an Apple Pencil. I purchased the initial iPad Pro back in November when it first came out, but sold it and switched to the 9.7-inch model last week, and so far I’ve been very happy with that choice. …

Apps

Mossberg: The Cloud Loophole

Your iPhone may be nearly impermeable, but its online backup isn’t.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of Re/code.</i><p>Apple has drawn a line in the sand …

30 years of Zelda: a timeline of the legend so far

<b>Correction</b> (February 22nd, 2016): This article originally stated that the original <i>Legend of Zelda</i> was never released on the Famicom Disc System; it was, though only in Japan.

Retrogaming

SD-Karte gelöscht? Mac-App stellt eure Fotos wieder her

Die kostenfreie Mac-Applikation „Exif Untrasher“ des Entwicklers Carsten Blüm existiert bereits seit 2003 und sollte auch auf eurem Mac nicht fehlen. …

‚The Cloud‘ – mein neues Heimverzeichnis

Geplant war es nicht, doch 2015 wurde das Jahr für meinen Umzug ins Web. Meine Dateien liegen nun nicht mehr in /Users/alexolma, sondern bei Apple, …

Mac Pro

Feature Request: iCloud Photo Library needs a purge downloads button à la Google Photos

I’ve been all in on iCloud Photo Library since Apple replaced iPhoto with the new Photos app on the Mac last year and I haven’t looked back since. I pay $2.99/month to sync my 13,206 photos and 1,087 videos (plus iOS device backups) with iCloud, and this allows me to take or save photos and videos …

Apps

How to play retro arcade games on your Apple TV

Want to play your <i>Mega Man 2</i> ROM on your new fourth-generation Apple TV? How about <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i>?<p>It’s a ton of fun to play classic console arcade games, especially if you have a few ROMs lying around on your hard drive and would like to play them on the big screen.<p>Here’s how to get your new …

Smart TV

Ein Geschwindigkeitsvergleich zwischen dem neuen und alten ‚Lightning auf SD Kartenlesegerät‘ am iPad Pro

The bright spot here is Apple’s new Lightning to SD Card adapter, which supports USB 3 speeds when transferring images from a memory card to the …

IPad Pro

„All-in on iPad Pro“

Mit Ankündigung: Fraser Speirs verkauft sein MacBook und wechselt komplett aufs iPad Pro.So, am I worried about the future? Not really. iOS isn’t …

IPad Pro

How-To: Setup Photos and iCloud Photo Library with external storage + Time Machine backups

Over the weekend a good friend of mine shared a screenshot of a really scary error message from Photos for Mac. Every photo and video taken over the last two weeks failed to open, saying instead that ‘An error occurred while downloading a larger version of this video for editing.’ The solution? …

Apple Music now works with Sonos in new beta

Sonos' wireless speakers gained beta support for Apple Music on Tuesday, thanks to an updated Sonos Controller app, and new on-device software for …

Apple Music

Why it's so important for Apple Music to support Sonos

Starting today, Apple Music customers can stream music to Sonos wireless speaker systems.<p>Why does that matter? This data from CE Pro, charted for us by Statista, shows that Sonos is by far and away the most popular wireless audio system used by the 100 largest custom electronics installers.<p>Credit …

Apple Music

20+ things you can do with a Force Touch trackpad on Mac

Apple just released its Force Touch-enabled Magic Trackpad 2, which joins the Force Touch trackpads already built into many of its MacBooks. The …

Darum könnten Mobilfunkanbieter in Zukunft überflüssig werden

In Zukunft wird mobiles Internet so selbstverständlich wie der Strom aus der Steckdose. Gut für die Nutzer, schlecht für die Mobilfunkanbieter, die …

Digital

IBM cuts down IT support staff w/ Mac deployment, says 5% of Mac users call help desk vs 40% for PCs

Deploying Macs to employees has helped IBM significantly reduce its IT staff and cut down on time and costs, the company’s VP of Workplace-as-a-Service Fletcher Previn explained at a recent talk during the JAMF Nation User Conference (JNUC). Previn offered some insight into how offering Macs has …

Employment

Opinion: A Mac’s longevity is its biggest unsung selling point

Apple can’t advertise Macs as having ten-year lifespans for legal reasons, and reviewers rarely write about their old computers ten years later — they’re typically focused on each year’s latest and greatest machine. But the average person buys a computer and keeps using it until it stops working, …

OS X

The Apple Watch Review

Prior to the launch of the Apple Watch, there had been rumors that Apple would make a watch for quite some time. In a broader sense, the wearables …

Apple Watch

Supercade: inside the Louvre of arcade museums

Most museums don't stimulate your senses with an onslaught of sounds and blinking lights. They definitely do not accept quarters as payment to fully enjoy the artwork. Despite this, the Supercade is a museum that takes great pains to restore one of the most important moments in video game history: …

Google I/O 2015 sets a low bar for Apple's WWDC to leap

Editorial<p>From all the breathless coverage detailing Google's I/O 2015 conference announcements, you might not have noticed that virtually all of what …

How to replace the iPhone 6 battery

How to replace a broken iPhone 6 battery<p>The iPhone 6 battery is difficult to remove and replace: Several flex cables can be torn easily, so proceed …

Apple Watch

Apple Watch ist große Handwerkskunst in kleinem Format.Die Uhr ist das Ergebnis von einem perfektionierten Herstellungsprozess, der sich über acht …

Apple

FiftyThree’s free drawing iPad app Paper gets business-like, now feeds into Keynote & PowerPoint

FiftyThree’s drawing iPad app Paper has so far been pitched as a creative drawing tool, but the company now thinks it might have appeal for business presentations too. The latest version adds a Diagram tool that lets you create objects like shapes, arrows and lines, which the app keeps neat and …

iPad Apps

Tipps und Tricks zur Apple Watch (+ Video)

Im MacRumors-Forum startete am letzten Wochenende ein Beitrag, der „Apple-Watch-Kleinigkeiten“ zusammenfasst. Ich war so frei die dort …

Apple Watch

Das Apple-Watch-Gliederarmband (+ Video)

Ich taste mich thematisch langsam weiter voran in Richtung Uhr. Hier sind knapp drei Videominuten1 zum ‚Link Bracelet‘.• Diese Videodatei liegt wie …

Link