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14 iOS Tips to Turn You Into an iPhone and iPad Master

From new Siri smarts to split-screen browsing.<p>Forget the iPhone 7, you don't need a shiny new smartphone to make the most of Apple's latest mobile delights. Many of them are software-based and have been added courtesy of iOS 10. Sure, if you've already splashed out on Apple's latest handset you'll …

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How to use iOS 10: Tips and tricks for iPhone 7

Welcome to Apple’s latest operating system: iOS 10! With this latest upgrade comes an improved mobile platform packed with tons of new features, improvements and functionality.<p>It’ll take a bit of getting used to all the new improvements and discover all the hidden gems that await in iOS 10. Once …

iOS

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Gary Vaynerchuk

Samsung expects 60 percent drop in profit for Q3 2014

The electronics giant blames higher marketing costs and lower handset sales prices for its fourth straight quarterly drop.<p>Three months after warning that the second half of 2014 would "remain a challenge," Samsung announced Monday it expects a decline of nearly 60 percent in its operating profit …

Google Voice Finally Supports MMS On AT&T, Sprint, And Nearly 100 Other Carriers

If you’ve ever tried to receive a picture message with your Google Voice number, you might’ve noticed something rather crucial: it… probably didn’t work. For the most part, MMS heading into the service would just vanish into the ether.<p>No longer!<p>According to a Plus post by Googler Alex Wiesen, …

What Microsoft And Apple Can Learn From Adobe About Cloud First

Adobe introduced a host of new apps and innovations to its Creative Cloud service today at its MAX Conference in Los Angeles. The biggest surprise was at the end of this morning’s keynote when Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen brought out Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella. The two companies announced a …

AT&T Apologizes After Worker Improperly Accesses Customer Info

Personal information, including Social Security numbers and other account data, for "a limited number of customers" was accessed.<p>AT&T is apologizing for an incident in which one of its workers improperly accessed account information for a limited number of customers.<p>“We take our customers’ privacy …

iOS 8 How-to: Have your iOS device read text for you

Previously, I discussed how to have your iOS device read text for you in iOS 7, and in iOS 8 it works pretty much the same way – but with some little differences. It is now easier to set up and make text speakable on an iOS device. Before we discuss how to do it, let’s first set up our iOS device …

Recommended Reading: Apple's Jony Ive talks design and the timepiece

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch</b><br>by Robert …

Tip of the Day: How to Add Widgets to Notification Center

With iOS 8, we finally got the ability to customize the interface by adding widgets to Notification Center. Now when you swipe down from the top of the screen to see the Today view in Notification Center, you have the opportunity to see many new items in addition to the standard ones that had been …

iOS

Marriott settles complaint that it forced convention goers to use hotel WiFi

Ever suspected that a hotel was forcing you to use its paid WiFi by making your mobile hotspot unusable? Apparently, your hunch has some grounding in reality. Marriott has paid a $600,000 fine to settle a complaint that it blocked third-party hotspots at a Nashville hotel to make convention …

Facebook Is Reportedly Working on Healthcare Features

Facebook already knows an awful lot about you and your life, but it could be looking to get a grip on your healthcare info too, according to a report by Reuters today.<p>The article cites “three people familiar with the matter” as the source of the information that suggests the data-gobbling, social …

Verizon went behind the NFL’s back to support ending TV blackouts

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Redbox Instant is shutting down October 7

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Redbox Instant, the streaming video service jointly operated by Redbox and Verizon, is shutting down on October 7. Redbox …

Netflix for iPhone Will Let You Search by Actor

Netflix has given its Android mobile and tablet app a bit of a refresh this weekend, as the streaming giant rolls out a more visually-focused layout for search results. This move echos its existing interface on the Web, TVs and game consoles, and Netflix adds that the iPhone incarnation will be …

Parallels Access puts Mac and PC apps on your iPad for $79.99

Parallels is best known for its virtualization software that lets Mac owners seamlessly run Microsoft's Windows OS. But today the company is taking up another mission: it's attempting to bring desktop apps to the iPad in a way that's intuitive and actually useful for consumers. Many have tried and …

Software

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Warns of Android Mobile Malware Problem

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a new report that highlights the fact that Google’s Android platform accounts for the majority …

The Best Mac Antivirus Protection of 2018

Despite what you may have heard, your Apple computer isn't immune to malware. We test the top Mac AV programs to find the ones that will keep you the …

Amber Alert Suspect's Car Found in Idaho After Possible Sighting

A car belonging to murder and kidnapping suspect James DiMaggio was found today covered in brush near Cascade, Idaho, San Diego County Sheriff Bill …

Amber Alerts

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

The iPhone's New Back Button Has The Former Design Director Of The New York Times Pretty Upset

Khoi Vinh spent four and a half years as the design director of NYTimes.com.<p>Now he's working at online marketplace Etsy, which acquired his startup, called Lascaux Co, which made an app called Mixel.<p>Vinh is of interest to us today because he's upset about Apple's redesign of iOS, the operating …

iOS

New screenshots from hacked iPad iOS 7 simulator show potential Maps, Safari, Game Center UIs

This past weekend, we highlighted a couple of screenshots from a hacked version of the iOS 7 simulator that supports the iPad, and we also provided some steps to tweak the simulator yourself. Now, @SonnyDickson has sent in several new screenshots that show potential Maps, Settings, Newsstand, …

Apple Reveals Number of Customer Data Requests From U.S. Law Agencies, Repeats Denial Of PRISM Involvement

Apple posted a press release on its site reaffirming its “commitment to customer privacy” and stating that it first heard of the PRISM program when questioned by news organizations on June 6. The company also said that it received between 4,000 to 5,000 requests from U.S. federal, state and local …

Google smartwatch is real, Gmail and Maps updates incoming

Leading into I/O, lots of information gets tossed around. Some of it is complete nonsense, later unearthed to be so. Some is solid information, and questioned thoroughly before being vetted as accurate.<p><i>Android Authority</i> has recently spoken with sources close to Google regarding some of what is in …

Apps

How to Transfer Your Time Machine Backup To a New Hard Drive

<i>Connect the new backup drive to your Mac.</i><p><i>Open Disk Utility (located in the Utilities folder).</i><p><i>In Disk Utility, select the new drive’s icon, then make</i> …

BlackBerry turns profit even as it sheds users

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — BlackBerry Inc.’s results for its fourth quarter may have surprised investors with an operating profit, but the …

Amazon says it will 'do no harm' to Goodreads after acquisition

When news broke earlier today that Amazon would be acquiring Goodreads, many users of the social reading site were worried that it might spark unwanted change. In a joint interview with <i>PaidContent</i>, however, both Goodreads CEO Otis Chandler and Amazon's VP of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti sought …

Chinese regulator pledges to get tough on Apple warranty practices

Chinese regulators are calling for tougher protections for consumers, and Apple’s iPhone repair policies in the country are coming under its crosshairs. State press agency <i>Xinhua</i> reports that the State Administration for Industry and Commerce issued a notice to local industry and commerce …