Vishnu Ramkelawan

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How to Use the Hidden Camera Level Tool in iOS 11

Apple's native Camera app in iOS 11 has plenty of tools for helping you get the right shot, but some are more hidden than others. The camera level is the perfect example of a really handy tool that many users don't even know exists, mainly because it's part of a feature that's turned off by default.<p>…

Here’s some of our favorite new iPhone features on iOS 11.3

Apple isn’t waiting until iOS 12 to bring some major changes to your iPhone or iPad. Apple just released iOS 11.3, a mid-year update that brings …

Black Friday for guns: US government to sell M1911 pistols to general public for cheap

The sale of the guns could save thousands of dollars.<p>For many, Black Friday will see families fighting over televisions and games consoles, but one …

You can now change your Apple ID from a third-party email to an Apple domain

Apple today has made a notable update to the process of changing the email address associated with your Apple ID. Starting today, you can change your Apple ID from a third-party email service such as Gmail or Yahoo to an Apple domain…<p>Previously, Apple only allowed users to change their Apple ID …

Smartwatches

How Bump Stocks Turn Semiautomatics Into Automatics, And Why It’s Legal

As police and journalists attempt to unravel the motives behind the mass murder in Las Vegas, one item that keeps being mentioned is a “bump stock.” It’s a tool that’s supposed to turn a semi-automatic rifle into a fully automatic one, without actually modifying the gun. But how it does this, and …

Apple stops signing iOS 10.3.3 and iOS 11, making downgrades to pre-iOS 11 firmware impossible

Apple, as it usually does following the release of new versions of iOS, has stopped signing iOS 10.3.3 and iOS 11. The company originally released iOS 11 last month and has since pushed two iterative bug fix updates to users.<p>Now that Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.3.3, it’s seemingly impossible …

IPhone 8

The media doesn't understand guns -- and doesn't want to

The American political left and mainstream media pundits at large do not understand guns. They are not educated about them and they refuse to learn about them. They could not tell you the difference between an automatic or semi-automatic firearm. They don’t understand what a suppressor does or does …

Guns

There's A Valuable Lesson In What Happened To The Gun Shop Owner Who Sold Nancy Lanza An AR-15

I have a friend named Dave LaGuercia who happens at the moment to be in a Boston hospital for a second round of surgery – let’s hope all goes well. I have known Dave since 2004 or 2005 when he opened a small gun shop in Connecticut just over the Massachusetts line. Dave had previously been in the …

‘Stand Your Ground’ change passes in late session compromise

A change to the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law is heading to Gov. Rick Scott after the Senate agreed late Friday to go along with a …

Americans All Across The Country May Soon Be Allowed To Carry Their Guns Across State Lines | HuffPost

The NRA's Concealed-Carry Dream Takes A Hit In Court

In a surprising event, the NRA actually lost a major legal argument in a federal court, and America’s ‘oldest civil rights organization’ predictably responded by calling the decision by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals <i>(U.S. v. Robinson</i>) “the most anti-gun ruling from any court of the modern era.” …

Apple is considering legal action against Trump's immigration ban and matching employee donations

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly railed against the ban on immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries.<p>"More than any country in the world, this country is strong because of our immigrant background and our capacity and ability as people to welcome …

Donald Trump

Video: 3D Animation Shows How an AR-15 Functions

This is a really simple and informative animation that shows all the basics of how an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle functions.Getting to know your rifle …

Animation

Baddest Guns of 2017

Every year at SHOT Show we see news guns that offer a level of wickedness or a cool factor never before seen. For 2017, the list of contenders in …

The Army's First New Pistol in 35 Years Features A Modular Design

The US Army is retiring the standard-issue Beretta M9 after 35 years in favor of a more modern sidearm. And like so much tech these days, the new …

Update every Apple device you have as soon as possible

If you’re reading this on an Apple device, stop. Go update it.<p>Today, Apple released updates to the operating systems behind all its most popular devices—including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Apple computers—and although the company often updates its operating systems with minor …

Apple Watch

The iPhone 8 could fix all your phone charging problems — no more charging cables!

We normal folks might still be adjusting to the world of the iPhone 7’s missing headphone jack, but the tech world is already guessing about what’s …

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Springfield XD(M) OSP

During the past few years, the heavyweights of the American semi-automatic pistol industry have, in turn, introduced product lines designed to …

Apple is going to remove abandoned apps from the App Store

It’s cleaning time in the App Store. Apple sent an email to its developer community indicating that there will be some upcoming changes in the App Store. If an app no longer works or is outdated, it’s going to get removed from the App Store. And it’s about time.<p>“We are implementing an ongoing …

New Ransom Attack Is Targeting iOS Device Owners In US And Europe, Here Are The Details

You may remember that back in 2014, Australian iPhone owners were finding that their devices were being remotely locked and then essentially held at …

Apple could be bringing its 'Night Shift' mode to the Mac and the Apple Watch

Night Shift is the iPhone function introduced in iOS 9 that changes the colour balance of the screen as the sun sets. It makes it easier on the eyes and stops the glare of a bright screen at night.<p>Apple's trademark filing protects its use of the name Night Shift on devices other than the iPhone. …

Smart Guns on the Blockchain, Introducing Blocksafe

July 1, 2016 · 5:07 pm<p><b>ATLANTA, July 1, 2016 — Blockchain-based startup,</b> <b>Smart Defense Technologies</b><b>, has announced the introduction of Blocksafe, the</b> …

Blockchain

Apple patented a way to keep people from filming at concerts and movie theaters on their phones

“Please, no flash photography.”<p>Polite requests like this can be found in museums all over the world, but they generally don’t dissuade people from taking photos of whatever they feel like. The same goes for concerts, movie theaters and other places where people routinely ignore filming …

Filmmaking

Florida Man Sues Apple for $10+ Billion, Says iOS Devices Copy His 1992 Drawings

Florida resident Thomas S. Ross has filed a lawsuit against Apple this week, claiming that the iPhone, iPad, and iPod infringe upon his 1992 invention of a hand-drawn "Electronic Reading Device" (ERD). The court filing claims the plaintiff was "first to file a device so designed and aggregated," …

Forgotten Weapons: Remembering When Revolvers Had Safeties

To guard against light trigger pulls and keep tear gas rounds where police officers loaded them, these unique revolvers came with large manual safeties.<p>One of the classic gun nerd tropes is when an armed protagonist in a tense scene disengages the safety on their revolver with a nice audible click. …

A former Apple manager explains why he couldn't deal with the company’s secrecy anymore

But because of Apple's famous love of secrecy, many of the impressive technical hacks that enable these massive infrastructure systems remain trade secrets in Cupertino, California, and Apple data centers worldwide.<p>Jason Forrester is pulling back the curtain. He used to be the global data-center …

‘The USA Must Act’: Former Islamic State Sex Slave Tells Congress the Terror Group Must Be ‘Terminated’

A former sex slave of the Islamic State urged Congress Tuesday to fight the radical terrorist group with more fervency while at the same time offering condolences to the victims of the Orlando attack, which she said did not surprise her.<p>Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman who escaped captivity in 2014, …

How to Transfer a Call from Your Apple Watch to Your iPhone

I love that I can receive calls on my Apple Watch. If I’m out and about, my iPhone is in my backpack, but I never miss a call because my watch lets me know one is coming in. But talking to your wrist, especially in public, isn’t ideal. No problem! You can transfer a call from your Apple Watch to …

Apple Watch

Howard Stern weighs in on gun control debate following Orlando attack

Howard Stern gave his two cents on the gun control debate following the Orlando terrorist attack Sunday night.<p>"I'm so upset about Orlando and what went down," Stern said on his show Wednesday. "But I can't believe these people would come out afterward and their answer to Orlando is to take away …