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Use a toothpick to clean out your iPhone

iPhone or iPad not charging? The Lightning port may be clogged. Here's how to clean it out with basic household items.<p>A simple search on Apple's forums shows a common trend: a lot of iPhone and iPad owners are having problems charging their device. Two of my colleagues have also run into this …

Apple's EFI Firmware 2.9 Update for 2011 MacBook Airs Appears Buggy, Some Users Unable to Install

Apple's recent EFI Firmware 2.9 update for 2011 MacBook Air models appears to be causing trouble for several MacBook Air users, according to a thread on the Apple Support Communities.<p>Released on July 15 to fix sleep/wake issues and a bug that caused fans to run at full speed after waking from …

Wi-Fi not working on your iPhone or iPad? Here's the fix!

In theory, wireless connections and cellular networks should live happily in harmony on your iPhone or iPad. Your device uses automatic switching …

Wi-Fi

At Long Last, Facebook Messenger Arrives on iPads

Facebook's dedicated chat app, Facebook Messenger, is finally available for the iPad.<p>The popular chatting app was previously only available on mobile …

Your Charging Cords Fit Perfectly in Lego Minifigures' Hands

Finally, a use for all those boxes of Lego sets you won't let your parents get rid off.<p>Your Lego minifigures have held shields and lightsabers, but …

New Ticketmaster App Helps iPhone Users Buy the Best Seats

Ticketmaster, the world's biggest ticket seller, is giving iPhone users an advantage in buying the best seats.<p>The company’s first iOS redesign in 18 …

Alleged iPhone 6 Rear Shell Shown From Multiple Angles in New Photos

Back in late May, a single photo of an alleged rear shell from the iPhone 6 surfaced, showing what appeared to be a thin metal part with cutouts on the rear for not only the camera, microphone, and flash, but also the iconic Apple logo.<p>A new photo set shared by <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> [Google Translate] now …

Verizon's new XLTE network doubles bandwidth for users of Apple's latest iPhones & iPads

Verizon, America's largest wireless provider, announced on Monday the launch of its new XLTE network, an enhanced version of its 4G wireless data …

Adobe Voice for iPad review: The easiest way to create slick-looking presentations - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Adobe Voice makes presentations easy for everyone. It has tons of options for themes, layouts, fonts, and music. You can create a great-looking presentation in minutes.<p><b>The Bad</b> The app won't let you work in landscape mode, and you can't pick slide transitions.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Several …

Why Apple Is Betting Big on Beats: Hardware for Now, Streaming for Later

Beats sells lots of headphones, but so far it hasn't sold many music subscriptions. Apple thinks it can change that.<p>Apple is set to make the biggest purchase in its history: A $3 billion-plus deal for Beats, the company that sells high-end headphones and recently launched a streaming music …

How to Access the iTunes Store's Hidden Power Search

Maybe you've got some serious searching needs, or maybe you just miss the power search function from older versions of iTunes. Regardless, if the …

Adobe Bets on an iPad Pen and Ruler in Hardware Debut

Adobe—the software company that brought the world iconic creative apps such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign—is forging into hardware. Sometime this year, Adobe will bring its first hardware products to market, starting with a digital pen and ruler set built specifically for Apple’s iPad.

Secret iPhone 5S Features Discovered

There are a slew of new features that have been discovered for the iPhone 5S, from motion-controls to Etch-A-Sketch style undoing, the iPhone 5S has …

iPhone

Apple Patches Critical OS X 'Gotofail' Security Hole

The so-called "gotofail" flaw could let an attacker on the same network as a victim eavesdrop on all user activity.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Former Apple Security Engineer To Apple: 'Fix Your Sh-t'

If it wasn’t yet clear to Apple that its ‘gotofail’ security flaw has the undivided attention of the information security industry, one of its own recently departed star engineers just spelled out the severity of that bug in highly profane terms.<p>“WHAT THE EVER LOVING F**K, APPLE??!?!!” wrote former …

Show multiple days in OS X Calendar's week view

You can view between one and seven days in the week view of Apple's Calendar application, but this can only be accessed using a hidden hotkey.<p>If you use Apple's Calendar program in OS X, then you might commonly use the various day, week, month, and year views when organizing your schedules; …

GameBoy Advance Emulator Coming To iOS 7 Devices… No Jailbreak Required!

Remember GBA4iOS? It was a Gameboy Advance emulator for iOS that took advantage of an App Store enterprise deployment loophole to let you play GBA games on your iPhone or iPad, no jailbreak required. Unfortunately, Apple closed the loophole… until now.<p>On the official GBA4iOS website, a counter is …

Shazam's new iPhone app gives you faster access to lyrics and music videos

If you're like us, you usually stop using Shazam as soon as you've identifed that catchy tune -- while the software has a lot of features under the hood, they haven't been easy to find. That's why the company is rolling out the first phase of an iPhone app redesign. Its new song interface …

New Mac Trojan Steals Your Bitcoins!

Do you mine Bitcoins? Be careful: a new Mac trojian in the wild is looking to steal them.<p>First discovered by SecureMac on Sunday, the new trojan targets users of Mac OS X and spies on your web activity to steal Bitcoins.<p>Here’s how it works:<p>Disguised as an app to send and receive payments on Bitcoin …

Ken Burns iPad App Brings the Past to Your Tablet in a Cool New Way

Filmmaker Ken Burns is famous for creating compelling documentaries on all things America, and now there is an iPad app that brings a huge amount of …

Apple hires sleep research expert Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips for iWatch team

Joining a longlist of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological …

New Streaming Media Blog Coming in 2018

New Streaming Media Blog Coming in 2018<p>New blog will be the go-to destination for opinion, analysis, and insights into the entire online video …

Pacemaker and Spotify cue up the iPad's simplest DJ app

A slick interface and 20 million tracks turn the tables on Traktor and Djay<p>Jonas Norberg built two great products that nobody used. The first was the award-winning Pacemaker, a wonderfully nerdy beatmaking gadget that cost $850. The second was a tablet app for DJing, but Norberg chose the wrong …

Cook admits Apple blew the call on the iPhone 5C

Apple sold a record 51 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2013, but acknowledged it had underestimated the appeal of the flagship iPhone 5S, …

Can You Hear Me Now? (An Open Letter to Apple)

Dear Apple,<p>I don't know whether you read this blog or not, but I'm going to assume (pretend?) that you do.<p>First Things First<p>I came over from the dark side in November 2012. That was when I purchased my first Apple product: the iPhone 4S. I'd always heard how great Apple products were and so I was …

Apple acquires company behind SnappyCam, to improve iPhone's camera - Pocket-lint

Apple has acquired SnappyLabs, the company behind SnappyCam, an app for the iPhone that can take full-resolution photos at 20 to 30 frames per second.<p>…

Apple kicks off '12 Days of Gifts' with Justin Timberlake giveaway

Christmas is over but users can keep getting gifts by downloading Apple's 12 Days of Gifts app, which is giving away free videos of Justin Timberlake performances Thursday.<p>Apple released the promotional app earlier this month and will be giving users a free daily digital present -- music videos, …

OpenEmu Is The Ultimate Old School Game Emulator For OS X

How to Downgrade Your Mac From Mavericks Back to OS X Mountain Lion

- Dec 26, 2013<p>Apple has introduced a number of very positive changes in OS X Mavericks – and we generally advice that the majority of users would be …