Yolanda van Meel

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Google pushes Chrome OS software, with or without Chromebooks

Google announces new Chromebook laptops and an intriguing new device called the Chromebit that pushes Google's operating system without trying to sell you a laptop.<p>Move over, Android.<p>Google's mobile operating system may be the most popular software in the world for powering phones and tablets. But …

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Apple patent puts a twist on facial recognition unlocking

Apple is looking to up its selfie game in a new patent awarded to the company by the United States Patent and Trademark Offices today. The new patent would allow iPhone and iPad users to unlock their devices by simply taking a selfie, rather than using Touch ID or a passcode.<p>Android phones have had …

Grovemade Review: Hands-On With the Leather & Maple iPhone 6 Plus Case and Dock

Portland-based company Grovemade is known for its range of attractive wood accessories designed for the iPad and the iPhone, which it has been producing for several years now. Grovemade recently invited <i>MacRumors</i> to go hands-on with two of its newest products for the iPhone 6 Plus, and we jumped at …

Google launches $100 Chromebit dongle that turns your TV into a Chrome OS computer, shows off flipping Chromebook

Google is making a big push into Chrome OS today. The company just announced a $100 TV dongle that turns any TV into a Chrome OS computer, as well as new Chromebooks.<p>The new ASUS ‘Chromebit’ is the most interesting announcement. Due this summer, the dongle attaches to your TV via HDMI and turns …

Apple Watch Buyer's Guide: Which One Is Right for You?

After announcing the Apple Watch in September of 2014, launch time has finally arrived. Apple in March announced that pre-orders for the Apple Watch will begin on April 10, with an official launch taking place on April 24.<p>Apple product lines for its iOS devices and Macs are relatively simple, …

De nieuwe Apple TV komt waarschijnlijk in juni

Apple komt met een nieuwe AppleTV. Al jaren omschrijft het bedrijf uit Cupertino de huidige vorm van televisie kijken als verouderd en achterhaald. …

'Wunderlist' for Apple Watch Brings To-Do Lists, Agendas and Reminders to Your Wrist

Wunderlist has provided a closer look at its Apple Watch companion app, which appeared on the App Store on Thursday ahead of the device's launch next month. The app is designed with a unique Home View that provides access to your most important items first, with four buttons that display a bird's …

Apple Loop: Apple Kills Its iPad, iOS 8.3 Is Missing Beats, Updated iPhone 5C

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop looks at the potential for a four inch iPhone (possibly the iPhone 6C), wondering where the Beats streaming app for iOS is, Becoming Steve Jobs, the unsaid issues of the Apple Watch, Apple’s Chinese trade-in program, …

Apple Pay

iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6C to Launch This Year: Report

Apple is expected to launch three new iPhone models this year - the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and iPhone 6C - claims a report citing industry …

Google Blasts Media Implications That It Runs That Town

Google, a search company, fired back today at a string of reports published in the Wall Street Journal over the past few weeks that have brought the company and its business practices under scrutiny.<p>The collection of pieces implied that Google has decision-tilting influence in the federal …

Wall Street

Tim Cook calls out controversial Arkansas and Indiana legislation, says “Apple is open for everyone”

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Twitter today shared Apple’s opposition to a controversial new law in Indiana while calling on the governor of Arkansas to veto legislation before it becomes law. Both laws relate to religious freedom protection but have been criticized as enabling LGBT discrimination.<p>Apple …

How to Remove Music from iPhone, iTunes, and iCloud

Once you learn how to remove music from your iPhone, the process will come back to you like riding a bike. When users remove music from iPhone, they also tend to have questions about whether they’re deleting songs from iCloud or iTunes. I’m going to make deleting music from your iPhone as simple as …

Apple Music

Google backpedals on its Blogger porn ban just 3 days later

Days after announcing that it would begin cracking down on sexually explicit content on its Blogger platform, Google has reversed its decision.<p>The …

Apple Loop: iOS 9 Available In May, Battery Life Sells Smartphones, Tim Cook's Chinese Clone

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the provisional release dates of iOS 9, battery life vs thin design, the Apple Watch’s launch event, Apple’s impressive market cap, music journalism in the iTunes store, the Apple Watch as a status symbol, the …

Apple Watch

How to fix a slow or frozen iPhone or iPad

Last year, Apple switched from prioritizing performance to prioritizing battery health on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and …

Apple Watch will eventually replace your car keys

During his whirlwind tour of the Middle East and Europe, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been leaving little breadcrumbs of Apple Watch revelations.<p>There was the confirmation that the Watch will be showerproof in Germany, and now Cook has said it will eventually replace your car keys.<p>Cook was greeted with a …

We asked a bunch of fitness experts about the Apple Watch — here's what they had to say

Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel flaunted the watch on the cover of Self magazine's March issue, in which she talked about how the Apple Watch could help her stay in shape.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook also recently called sitting "the new cancer," referring to the detrimental effects sitting for …

Smartwatches

My thoughts on the iPhone 6 Plus, five months later

Image copyright Tom Krazit/Gigaom.I lead a mobile sedentary lifestyle. I’m not someone who travels a lot or needs to visit multiple sites during a …

iPhone 5

TypeSnippets Is A Visual Text Expansion Keyboard For iOS

iOS: We all know text expansion is great, but sometimes it's hard to remember the abbreviations you make. TypeSnippets solves this by making it a …

App Store

Google Unveils Plans for Futuristic New Headquarters

Google has unveiled plans for a vastly expanded headquarters at its Mountain View, California, location, presenting a bucolic vision of movable structures to be built under curving and translucent canopies. The submission of the plan Friday to the City Council in Mountain View, which the company …

San Francisco

Google's Blogger reverses porn policy after user backlash

Apparently Google bloggers like to post porn. A lot.<p>Just three days after saying sexually explicit material would be banned from public Blogger forum sites, Google is backing down. Faced with "a ton of feedback," Google said Friday that it instead will "step up enforcement" against commercial and …

VLC Gets Extensions, Resume Playback And Comes Back To iOS

Windows/Mac/Linux/Android/iOS: VLC is hands-down one of the best media players around and today it gets a little better by adding an in-app …

Apps

Ericsson sues Apple over patents

Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.<p>Ericsson is suing Apple over "critical functions" in its devices.<p>The legal actions, announced Friday, relate to Ericsson-owned patents. The company has filed two …

Ericsson

How to Get Directions from a Place That Is Not Your Current Location

Usually, you’re looking for directions to a place from your current location. But what if you need to look for directions from one place to another place that you plan to visit later? We’ve got you covered. Here’s how to get directions from one place to another that is not your current …

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