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Tim Cook travels to Amsterdam & visits with iPhone photographer Annet de Graaf

Tim Cook traveled to Amsterdam this weekend to explore and experience the city’s “rich history and creative energy.” According to a tweet from Cook, he spent time on the canals with historian Koen Kleijn and iPhone photographer Annet de Graaf.<p>Annet de Graaf is a well-known iPhone photographer whose …

Tim Cook

5 Favorite watchOS 5 Features! [9to5Mac]

WatchOS

Apple Pay’s ‘Lose your wallet’ promotion hits the Big Apple

Do you live (or plan to visit) New York? Use Apple Pay? If so, you may be interested to know about Apple’s latest “Lose your wallet” promotion, designed to drum up interest in its mobile payments service.<p>The promotion promises customers a range of exclusive discounts in New York neighborhoods …

Apple Pay

Watch iPhone X take 1,000-foot plunge — and survive!

An iPhone X was found in good working order after it survived an extreme drop test off of California’s tallest bridge last week.<p>With the video button on record, the glass-encased Apple flagship successfully filmed its own dizzying trip as it fell from about 1,000 feet and hit a rocky bottom. …

IPhone X

iPhone rumored to adopt USB-C ports next year, 2018 iPhone bundles USB-C charge cables

Apple is expected to transition its iOS devices to USB-C connectivity later this year, by shipping a Lightning -> USB-C cable and a new 18W charger, previously rendered here. This will move new iPhone buyers over to using USB-C for charging with a cable. It will also mean that customers can take …

Mobile Technology

Siri Shortcuts: The next leap forward in push interface

WWDC 2018 saw the introduction of Siri Shortcuts and… it's caused some confusion. Let's fix that.Some still assume Siri is only a voice-based …

Apps

5 Common Philips Hue Problems & Fixes

Philips Hue lights are some of the most popular smart home accessories that you can buy, and while they’re really useful and work great most of the …

Lost iPhone X somehow survives weeks-long river adventure and finds owner [Video]

Apple started offering water resistance in its smartphones along with the iPhone 7/7 Plus and iPhone X continues the trend with the same IP67 dust/water resistance. However, over the weekend a diver discovered the extremes the iPhone X can potentially withstand.<p>YouTuber Dallas who runs the Man + …

Mobile Technology

Here are the cars that currently support Apple CarPlay

Looking for a new vehicle that supports CarPlay? Here's a list of the cars that have integrated Apple's hands-free feature.In the market for a new …

Santa Fe

5 things I'm excited about for watchOS 5

These are the five things that have me excited for the launch of watchOS 5.Although this year's WWDC focused pretty heavily on performance and …

Smartwatches

I tried the iPhone X for a few weeks to see what hooked even the biggest skeptics — here's what I found

My boyfriend recently traded his iPhone 7 in for an iPhone X, having been enticed by a deal from Verizon, and it went exactly as I predicted: He became utterly frustrated with Face ID, and yet inexplicably unwilling to switch back.<p>I had already written off getting one for myself, having seen a …

Mobile Technology

With iOS 12, AirPods will be able to help you hear better

Everyone's had the experience of being in a noisy restaurant and not being able to hear the person sitting across from you.<p>Well, if you have AirPods …

iOS

How Siri Shortcuts work in iOS 12

Siri may not be getting the major update in iOS 12 that some had hoped for, but Apple still still added a powerful new tool to the voice-activated …

Apps

How iOS 12 will make this year’s new iPhones faster than anything else

Apple kicked off its WWDC event with details about iOS 12, which is probably the most important update coming out of an Apple developer conference …

iOS

Pick up a new Apple Watch Sport Band priced from $5 Prime shipped

Acc Direct (99% positive feedback) via Amazon offer its Apple Watch 42mm Sport Band in White for <b>$4.95 Prime shipped</b> when promo code <b>JHTQFHOF</b> is applied during checkout. Upgrade to the 42mm Gray Nike look-alike option for <b>$5.95</b> with code <b>DKB6USLY</b>. We also spotted the 38mm Yellow and Gray alternative …

Smartwatches

Upcoming Apple Watch could feature touch-sensitive, solid-state buttons

Apple Watch could soon feature solid state buttons that don’t move up and down. Instead, it will sense the touch of a finger. Despite this change, …

Smartwatches

Wallpaper Weekends: macOS Mojave Wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

- Jun 9, 2018<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple Watch

DTM 2018 - 3 PitLane Accidents with Marshall At hungaroring

Hungarian Grand Prix

65+ New Features in watchOS 5 for Apple Watch!

Apple Watch

Screen Time for iPhone and iPad in iOS 12: Everything you need to know!

The mobile device phenomenon is relatively new, only about a decade old, and we're still learning about its effects on our psyche. Companies are …

Apps

Apple Expands Indoor Maps Availability at Airports and Malls

Apple Maps has gained indoor maps for an additional four international airports and one shopping mall around the world.<p>The recently enabled airports include Charlotte Douglas International in North Carolina, Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International and Québec City Jean Lesage International in …

Los Angeles

HomeKit Weekly: Replacing your keys with Siri, Control Center, and automation

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>In our seventh installment, we’re exploring how smart locks work with HomeKit. <i>9to5Mac</i> has also teamed up with our sponsor <i>August Home</i> to give away Apple’s …

Home Automation

CarPlay in iOS 12: Audio app improvements, new framework, third-party navigation apps

At WWDC on Monday, Apple officially announced that CarPlay is gaining support for third-party mapping applications such as Waze and Google Maps. Apple offered additional details about this feature, as well improvements to existing CarPlay apps, during a WWDC session this week…<p>First and foremost, …

Apps

Top 5 iOS 12 Features!

iOS

iOS 12: How to enable quiet notifications on iPhone and iPad

iOS 12 brings many subtle refinements that may have flown under your radar. One of these new features is the ability to receive notifications quietly. Follow along for how to turn this option on.<p>‘Deliver Quietly’ for notifications acts as a nice middle ground between having them turned fully off or …

iOS

The AirPods are getting a cool new feature Apple didn’t announce on stage

With iOS 12, Apple will focus on speed and performance for all iPhone and iPads that can run it. But iOS 12 also brings a variety of new features, …

iOS

iOS 12: How to create custom Siri Shortcuts

Siri Shortcuts is Apple’s answer to a more robust personal assistant across their product line. A near visual clone to its predecessor Workflow, the new Shortcuts app brings deeper automation to iOS devices. Developers will be able to create “donations“, specific actions within their apps, that can …

iOS

Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular coming to more new countries next week

Apple has announced today that it is further expanding the availability of the Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular. The company says the device will be available next week in four new countries…<p>First off, the Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular will be available in the United Arab Emirates with …

Smartwatches

Hands-on: 100 iOS 12 changes and features [Video]

iOS 12 has now been out in the wild for a little over 24 hours, and we’ve been digging through the highly-anticipated beta to find new features. In this hands-on video walkthrough, we showcase 100 new iOS 12 features and changes.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>GeekBench 4 Compute Comparison<br>• New iOS 12 …

iOS

AirPods to add support for ‘Live Listen’ feature with iOS 12

According to a new report from TechCrunch, Apple’s AirPods are gaining support for Live Listen as part of iOS 12. This feature was originally introduced in 2014 as a way for hearing aids to tap into the iPhone microphone…<p>In the past, Live Listen has been reserved for hearing aids certified through …

iOS