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Turn the iPhone sideways for extra landscape features

Turn off that portrait screen lock on the iPhone or iPad to discover some useful landscape features in apps.

iPhone

Report claims next-gen Apple iPhone 7 Plus to feature 256 GB storage option, larger battery

A new report from Chinese media site MyDrivers is starting up the rumor mill for the iPhone 7, Apple’s next major revision to the iPhone due later in 2016. The iPhone 7 is expected to feature external design changes which means big changes inside and out. The report claims specifically that the …

Apple's upcoming iPhone expected to have longer battery life, up to 256GB of storage

The claims come from Chinese website <i>MyDrivers,</i> which cites sources in Apple's supply chain who say that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in the same 4.7- and 5.5-inch sizes as existing models, but with big upgrades under the hood.<p>One of those could be a new 256GB storage option, …

Mobile Technology

This secret section of your iPhone unlocks the ability to control your phone by tilting your head

But there are a lot of cool features hidden in the iOS "accessibility" section that many people don't know about.<p>These settings are designed to make it easier for those without the best sight, hearing, or motor functions to still use iOS to its fullest capabilities — but they can also be used to …

Apps

Apple Orders Display Driver Chips From Synaptics for Next iPhones

Apple has placed LCD display driver orders with touchscreen supplier Synaptics for its next-generation iPhones, indicating the Cupertino-based company's in-house development of touch and display driver integration (TDDI) chips may have fallen behind schedule, according to Taiwanese website <i>DigiTimes</i>.<p>…

Google Announces Offline Maps and Navigation Coming Soon to iOS

Google has announced that the latest version of Google Maps for Android has an improved offline mode, providing access to turn-by-turn directions and several other features in areas without a reliable cellular data or internet connection. It also confirmed these features will be coming soon to iOS, …

Imagining Apple’s ad for the colorful iPhone 6c

We keep on waiting and waiting and waiting for the iPhone 6c, Apple’s low-end follow-up to the colorful, plastic-backed iPhone 5c. Unfortunately, it looks like it’s still a year away.<p>But what will it look like when it actually does come out? Pretty damn lovely, if the concept video below is …

Mobile Technology

Best Buy Apple Black Friday Deals Start Today

You can start planning your Black Friday excursions, now that Best Buy has unveiled its ad. In fact, the stores will be open Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m., much to the chagrin of Best Buy employees, and you will be able to order many items online beginning Thanksgiving morning. Many Apple Black Friday …

iPad Mini

Sonos debuts new Trueplay speaker tuning feature with latest Controller iOS app

Back in September, Sonos unveiled an impressive new feature for its wireless speakers called Trueplay. Using the built-in microphones on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, this Sonos feature lets you fine tune your speaker to the room it’s in while optimizing the sound regardless of placement. …

Apple explains why Wi-Fi Assist isn't eating your data

Apple has revealed more information about how Wi-Fi Assist — a new feature in iOS 9 — works.<p>Wi-Fi Assist helps your phone use the best connection …

Apple Pay

OS X 10.11 El Capitan review

It's much better to think of El Capitan as an OS X update that adds some spit and polish to its predecessor, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, while also …

MacBook Air

You can’t help but be attracted to this magnetic Lightning cable

From the 1st century to today, you could say the magnet is one component of technology that has <i>stuck</i> around.<p>With that bad pun out of the way (two if you count the headline), a Hong Kong company is using the simple magnet to make the charging of our smartphones easier and faster. The MagCable is a …

How to Set Up "Hey Siri"

The "Hey Siri" feature, which has been available since iOS 8, allows you to get Siri's attention just by saying "Hey Siri" — but only if you have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus or if your older iPhone or iPad is plugged in to a power source. I really like this feature, but unfortunately, it never worked …

Siri

How to type Apple logo () on a Mac

People who own Apple devices usually love the company. No matter if they have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Apple Watch or any other product they …

Apple Watch

Rumor Roundup: iPhone 7 to feature new casing material, water and dustproof design

While the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus only just became available this past week, rumors surrounding next year’s flagship from Apple are already starting to surface. A pair of postings on Chinese social networking site Weibo first spotted by Macotakara claim that the iPhone 7, or whatever it may be …

H2-Woah! iPhone 6s may be secretly waterproof

Apple hasn’t advertised the iPhone 6s as being waterproof, but it seems that the new handset (unofficially) isn’t totally adverse to taking a dip.<p>In a new video test, YouTuber Zach Straley submerged both the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in a bowl of water and let them sit there for an hour, powered …

Wrong iOS Version Showing Up in Software Update? Here’s the Fix

Have you ever checked for an iOS update and discovered the wrong version is showing up to install? Typically this happens when a new iOS update …

Operating Systems

Apple's Notes app: The best and strangest uses we could find, including sex lists.

“Very often,” mourned the French philosopher Antonin Sertillanges, “gleams of light come in a few minutes’ sleeplessness, in a second perhaps. … …

Playlist

The new iPhone is as fast as a MacBook

Reviews are emerging for Apple’s new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, which go on sale Sept. 25 in 11 countries. One common thread: The new phones are <i>fast</i>. In fact, they’re apparently as fast—or faster—than Apple’s newly designed MacBook laptop, which launched earlier this year.<p>Several testers have been …

iPhone
Apps

iOS 9 and YouTube Picture in Picture with YouPlayer

With the release of iOS 9 last week, I was hoping YouTube would be ready with an app update to support Picture in Picture. As I suspected, though, YouTube hasn't brought iOS 9's improved video playback experience to their official app yet, and I wouldn't be surprised to know they're not thrilled to …

Apps

Apple created a mysterious new emoji and no one knows why

A mysterious new emoji has been added by Apple to iOS 9.1 and OS X El Capitan, but unlike the other emoji supported by Apple, this weird new pictogram wasn’t created by the Unicode Authority, and no one knows why it exists.<p>Apple plans to give emoji the middle finger when iOS 9.1 drops later this …

50 new features in iOS 9 [Video]

iOS 9 has been out for just under a week, and and as you’ve no doubt heard, there are tons of new features to be found in Apple’s latest and greatest …

iOS
IPad Air

Apple's 'Hey Siri' Feature in iOS 9 Uses Individualized Voice Recognition

Following the release of the first public beta for iOS 9.1 yesterday, along with the GM version on Wednesday, a few of the testers have come across a new feature introduced in the update. Somewhere in the Settings app, it appears that Apple has quietly added a set-up process for the new "Hey Siri" …

Adobe wants to take over the stock image world

Adobe Stock launches alongside CC 2015<p>Adobe is releasing a wide range of updates to its Creative Cloud apps this morning, but the biggest release isn't an update — it isn't even an app — it's an entirely new service. Today marks the launch of Adobe Stock, a stock image service that Adobe hopes will …

Tutorials

What To Expect From Apple’s WWDC 2015

The Worldwide Developers Conference keynote for this year is just three days away, and we’re already obsessing over what we’ll see there.<p>This year’s kick-off event at WWDC will likely have a developer focus, given the nature of the event, but there will plenty for everyone to pay attention to, …

Smart TV

Apple Confirms WWDC 2015 Keynote Will Be Streamed Live From Moscone Center

Apple today updated the Apple TV to re-add the Events Channel, where the company plans to broadcast the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, June 8. "Tune in at 10:00 AM (Local Time) on June 8 to watch this event live," reads the channel.<p>Apple has not yet updated its Events website, …

Apple’s anticipated TV subscription service has been delayed

With just one week before WWDC kicks off in San Francisco, one of the Apple announcements many folks were looking forward to the most has reportedly …

Smart TV