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Photos app: The ultimate guide

The Photos app is a repository for all the pictures and videos you shoot or save with your iPhone or iPad. Not only can you use the Photos app to …

Mobile Photography

The 3 most useful skills to teach at a hackathon

I spent last weekend mentoring participants in PennApps, a hackathon organized by undergraduate students at UPenn. I enjoyed the experience of mentoring, and had an especially great time pretending to know a lot about hardware.<p>While working with various teams, I noticed a pattern: although I was …

25 Hidden iOS 8 Features You Probably Didn't Spot

With the switch to iOS 8, we get a lot of new features that really change the way our iPhones and iPads work. Visually, it's a much smaller change …

iOS

Video: Cirque du Soleil Does Its Thing… With Drones

Cirque du Soleil is known for doing incredible things with the human body. Now it’s doing incredible things with quadcopters.<p>In a collaboration with ETH Zurich and its Swiss spin-off company Verity Studios, Cirque has gussied up a brigade of drones to look like lampshades floating about their …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

Product Hunt Just Opened its API

Product Hunt, the increasingly popular website that helps you discover new apps and services, is about to grow its presence on the Web after it began allowing other services to plug into its treasure trove of information.<p>Founder Ryan Hoover last month announced plans for an API, which allows other …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

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Ofcom: six-year-olds understand digital technology better than adults

Children, growing up with YouTube, Netflix and Spotify, learning to use smartphones or tablets before they are able to talk<p>They may not know who Steve Jobs was or even how to tie their own shoelaces, but the average six-year-old child understands more about digital technology than a 45-year-old …

How to enable Activation Lock on iPhone and iPad

Activation Lock is a new feature that was introduced alongside iOS 7 in 2013. On the surface, Activation Lock is nothing more than an extension of …

How to use Guided Access on iPhone and iPad

Whether you're working for a business that wants to use iPads to display information or you'd simply like your child to focus on their homework app, …

Personal Information

9 Swift Resources for iOS 8 Developers

If you're interested in Apple's new programming language announced at WWDC, there are a variety of resources available online now. Here are nine …

This Hong Kong startup solves online retail nightmares with a simple iPad app

AD<p>With one foot in Hong Kong and the other in New York, retail point of sales startup Bindo moved out of its usual stomping grounds today as it …

Hong Kong

Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

Watch Out For Saas Startups in Asia

<i>Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, a Singapore-based SaaS startup.</i><p>As an Asia-based SaaS business founder, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked: “Why did you base your startup in Asia, and not the US?”<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site …

Sunday Tips: 10 Quick iPhone Tips Part 1

We’re mixing Sunday Tips a little for the next two weeks, with 10 great, quick tips for your iPhone, some of which hopefully you don’t know about yet.<p>Make sure to check back next week for the last 5 tips and visit our Youtube channel, for all great videos, 7 days a week!