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Apple Glasses: AR Revolution in the Making

- Feb 17, 2018<p><i>Don’t call it a paradigm shift unless it’s truly revolutionary to our day-to-day lives.</i><p>While we own more display screens than ever …

Engadget UK giveaway: Win an iPhone 8 courtesy of Casetify

Even the sweet scent of autumn rain can't beat that new iPhone smell, and that's exactly what we're giving away this week. And not <i>just</i> that, but an actual gold iPhone 8 (64GB) to go with it, thanks to our friends at Casetify. They've also been kind enough to bundle that with a £35 voucher for the …

MacBook Pro Battery Replacement In One Simple GIF

All batteries have a shelf life, which means every single gadget you buy that comes equipped with a rechargeable battery will, over time, lose its …

Apple iOS 10.3.3 Has A Great Secret Feature

Apple iOS 10.3.3 has problems but what appears to be an otherwise dull update on the surface, actually hides a crucial improvement (but bad news for older iPhones) if you delve deeper…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system updates for the</i> …

IPhone 7

Feeling nostalgic? You can now download every macOS wallpaper since Cheetah in 5K

Often one of the best things about a new version of macOS is the new wallpaper options. Over the years though, some of the most iconic wallpapers have gradually disappeared from the operating system as screen resolution has improved. Fear not, as Stephen Hackett of 512 Pixels has rounded up every …

OS X

Duo set record for driving an electric car coast-to-coast

It's relatively easy to drive from one end of the US to the other in an electric car now that there are enough charging stations. But driving <i>quickly</i> across the country is another matter -- and that makes the recent achievement of Bradly D'Souza and Jordan Hart all the more impressive. As part of an …

This insane augmented reality video shows why iOS 11 will be a game-changer

The iPhone 8 will be great and all, but it’s hard not to be as excited for the impending release of iOS 11. While typical iOS updates offer up a nice …

Apple eBook Buyers Have 4 Days to Cash in on Amazon eBook Credit

If you have an Apple eBook credit coming from Amazon’s online book store, you have four days to cash in.<p>A year ago, when the U.S. Supreme Court …

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

When your Mac starts acting up, you’ll probably run through some common troubleshooting procedures, such as restarting it, running Disk Utility, and …

Operating Systems

MacTrast Deals: Ztylus Stabilizer Rig Kit for Smartphones

- Jun 15, 2017<p>Get the Ztylus Stabilizer Rig Kit for Smartphones and never shoot jittery photos or videos with your iPhone again! It offers a secure …

Jailbreak developer hacks NFC on iPhone 6s to talk to NFC devices

Jailbreak developer Elias Limneos has accomplished a feat with his jailbroken device that some are hoping will eventually be a standard feature on iPhones. He’s made it so that his jailbroken iPhone responds to NFC-enabled devices. Thus far, Limneos has tested his hack with NFC-enabled tags, but …

Apple Pay

Tim Cook’s refusal to help FBI hack iPhone is validated by ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack

The proliferation of the WannaCry ransomware last week unequivocally justifies Apple’s steadfast refusal to help the FBI break into an iPhone 5c used …

How to take a screenshot on a Mac — and 15 other useful keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of hidden keyboard shortcuts in MacBooks and Mac computers. Here are the best and most useful ones that only power users know about.<p><b>Volume:</b><p>1. Turn up or down the volume in 1/4 increments: press and hold "Option," "Shift," and either "Volume Control" key.<p><b>In the "Finder" …

Keyboard Shortcuts

9 Steps to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock on iPhone For Free • Pangu Jailbreak

Last updated on June 7th, 2018 at 09:59 am<p><b>How to bypass iCloud Activation Lock on your iPhone X / 8/ 7 / 6 / 5S / 5C / 4, iPad or iPod touch?</b> Well, …

Prepare your iPhone 7, 7 Plus for iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak

Last updated on April 30th, 2017 at 06:37 am<p>Merely yesterday April, 25th 2017. Pangu (one of the biggest hacker groups) demonstrated jailbreak <i>iOS</i> …

IPhone 7

Referees to start using contactless bookings to add up player fines as new disciplinary methods are announced

An innovative new development will see referees’ red and yellow cards installed with contactless payment technology – allowing players to pay their …

Ofcom proposes free cash for lengthy broadband outages

Under new proposals by Ofcom, Brits could soon receive automatic compensation for slow broadband repairs and missed engineer appointments. The measures are part of a larger crackdown on the UK's telephone and internet service providers. Openreach, the arm of BT that handles broadband …

ColorWare’s retro-styled iPhone 7 Plus is beautiful and expensive

For the last few years, ColorWare has been gracing Apple’s products with gorgeous special edition paint jobs reminiscent of vintage Macintosh products. And earlier this week, the custom painting company showed off its latest retro makeover for the iPhone 7 Plus.<p>Like the earlier custom ColorWare …

These crazy wallpapers make your iPhone screen sparkle when you move it

If you own an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus in either matte black or Jet Black, you’re undoubtedly still mourning the loss of the famous magic black …

Apple's spaceship campus will open in April as 'Apple Park'

Forget 'Campus Two," "Spaceship" or "Doughnutsville," because Apple's new headquarters has been officially named Apple Park. The company has announced that the multi-billion dollar building will begin operations in April, with 12,000 employees moving in across six months. Apple has also revealed …

Here’s how to restore contacts on an iPhone from iCloud

Contacts are an important part of your iPhone, especially if you’re constantly making calls, sending emails, or texting friends and family. You may …

Apple File System (APFS): What you need to know

Previously, Apple published a support document stating that APFS will not be supported on Fusion Drives at High Sierra's launch. If you've converted …

Hacker Leaks Cellebrite's iOS Bypassing Tools, Tells FBI 'Be Careful What You Wish For'

It's been nearly a year since a U.S. federal judge originally ordered Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone owned by Syed Farook, one of the shooters in the December 2015 attacks in San Bernardino. As we learned in the months after the initial court order -- which Apple continually opposed -- …

Security

Insufficient Samsung security forces UK military communications project to switch to modified iPhone 7

A program in the United Kingdom to allow members of the armed forces to discuss military secrets using a smartphone will now involve a modified …

iPhone Symbols: How to Type the Temperature Degree Symbol

There are quite a few symbols hidden behind numbers and letters on iPhone. The iPhone symbols for currency are a good example, but a less known hidden symbol is the circle that indicates a temperature degree, either Celsius or Fahrenheit. Little did I know, it's easy to type the degree sign from …

Remove DRM from iTunes and Apple Music to play your audio on any device

<i>This post is brought to you by Convertanymusic.com, maker of Apple Music Converter.</i><p>When we download music from iTunes, or audiobooks from Audible, the files that get onto our devices are DRM-protected. That means they can’t be played on “unauthorized” devices. This, let’s face it, is pretty …

This Macintosh-inspired $15 Apple Watch stand could be the cutest one yet

<i>9to5Toys</i> spotted what could win the award for the cutest Apple Watch stand yet, the Elago W3. Just insert your own charging puck and slip your Watch into the slot to turn it into a miniature replica of the original Macintosh.<p>The stand emulates the general shape of the Macintosh from the side as …

Apple Watch

Zagg will pay toward your iPhone screen repair if InvisibleShield fails to protect it

Zagg is pretty confident in its InvisibleShield screen-protection technology. In fact, if you shell out the money for its $79 kit, which comes with a …

Malwarebytes warns of denial-of-service attacks on Macs, but blocked by latest Sierra update

Malwarebytes has warned of a new malware attack targeted specifically at Macs. The denial-of-service attack hijacks Safari and Apple’s Mail app to keep drafting emails until the Mac eventually runs out of RAM and crashes.<p>The [malware] will keep drafting emails (but does not actually send them) …

Sierra