Apple

8 tips for being productive on the iPad with iOS 10

You can do more than you think<p>In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one. But you didn't wait, did you, you maniac? You went out and bought one, and are now wondering how …

iOS

7 tips and tricks for navigating the iPad on iOS 11

Apple's iPad is like a brand new device after installing iOS 11.<p>After installing iOS 11 on an iPad, you're undoubtedly going to notice things are way different. For starters, there's a tried and true app dock now. Also, multitasking has been completely redone. Here are a few tips and tricks for …

iOS

Gene Munster Predicts Apple Will Eventually Earn More From AirPods Than Apple Watch

Despite selling for $159, considerably less than the Apple Watch at between $269 and $1,499, longtime Apple analyst turned venture capitalist Gene Munster believes AirPods will be "bigger than the Apple Watch" over the next decade.<p>Munster predicts that AirPods will contribute "about the same amount …

Smartwatches

How to downgrade iOS 11 beta to iOS 10

Are you running the iOS 11 beta but now wishing to revert back to iOS 10? If so, this hands-on tutorial is for you. In the following video walkthrough, we show you how to easily downgrade from iOS 11 back to iOS 10 using Apple’s recommended steps.<p><b>Note:</b> If you’d like to restore to a backup, you must …

iOS

iOS 11 makes Spotlight search super-powerful

Spotlight search gets a big overhaul in iOS 11. The Spotlight updates in initial beta versions of iOS 11 don’t seem quite as spectacular as the iPad’s new Dock, or drag-and-drop, but the small tweaks make the search tool a lot more useful.<p>Now you can search both your iPad and the web, similar to …

iOS

Apple Leak 'Confirms' iPhone 8 Is Massive

Supersized smartphones is clearly the trend of 2017: massive new displays crammed inside phones with super skinny bezels. And the iPhone 8 looks set to make the biggest leap of them all…<p>Following multiple design leaks and cases sent to me from third parties, new information from Weibo (via …

IPhone 8

Can’t find the right Mac apps? Let AI do it for you

Sometimes you need an app to perform a certain task, but you don’t know where to find it. With the latest version of Setapp, you can get personal, hand-picked app recommendations based on how you use your Mac.<p>Finding the perfect software has never been easier!<p>“In the future every gadget and service …

Apps

iOS 11 has a clever way to keep creepy apps from constantly tracking your location

With iOS 11, Apple is taking a more hard-line stance when it comes to background apps intent on tracking a user’s location. For starters, iOS 11 …

iOS

Greenpeace highlights poor repairability ratings of iPads & MacBooks, but praises iPhone 7

A Greenpeace campaign to highlight the environmental impact of planned obsolescence has slated iPads and MacBooks for their poor repairability scores, but praises the iPhone 7.<p>It follows a separate report earlier this year in which Greenpeace labelled Apple the most environmentally friendly tech …

IPhone 7

iPhone 8 sales are forecast to be blockbuster

SAN FRANCISCO — The most significant update to the iPhone in three years promises not only to upend the smartphone market but Apple's financial results for several quarters.<p>On the heels of the iPhone's 10th anniversary this week, and before Apple unveils its expected new models in September, …

IPhone 8

Become an expert at Safari for iOS with these 8 tips and tricks

You probably already know how to search the web from Safari’s address bar on your iPhone, or which button enables the handy Reader mode. But for …

iOS

The way you take screenshots on your iPhone and iPad is getting a major upgrade

Apple's upcoming software update, iOS 11, has tons of new improvements, especially on the iPad.<p>One of my favorite new features is the new screenshot tool, which lets you edit your screenshots before saving or sharing them. You can also set screenshots to automatically delete after sharing so they …

iOS

Comment: Better performance or not, ARKit on iOS 11 is already destroying Google’s Tango

Digital reality has been a big deal for the past couple of years, both virtual and augmented. Google has its foot in both of these areas, and for the longest time, I thought its AR development Tango was the more impressive. Then Apple showed off iOS 11 with ARKit…<p>Google’s “Project” Tango uses a …

Augmented Reality

Apple is giving iPhones a one-handed keyboard mode with iOS 11 — here’s how to activate it

The latest version of Apple’s iOS platform, iOS 11, is now available to the public. It’s still in beta for now — a full release will come in the fall — but, per usual, it brings a number of notable features to the iPhone and iPad.<p>The update is particularly focused on the latter, but the iPhone is …

iOS

The Best iOS 11 Features We've Tried So Far

An Improved Keyboard for iPad<p>Apple has made it easier to switch between letters and numbers on the iPad's keyboard in iOS 11. Simply drag down on a …

iOS

The iPhone turns 10: A look back

The original iPhone was released 10 years ago this week. CNET takes a look back at the biggest gadget release ever.<p>The original iPhone hit stores on June 29, 2007 -- and the world hasn't been the same since.<p>If that sounds like hyperbole, consider this: You're probably reading this on an iPhone or …

IPhone 7 Plus

2017 App Store revenue crushes Apple’s entire 2007 earnings

Apple is making more revenue off the App Store alone in 2017 than it did in all of 2007, according to a new study that analyzed Apple’s money-printing app empire.<p>When the iPhone launched in 2007, Steve Jobs absolutely refused to let third-party apps on his beloved device. Fast forward ten years …

Apps

The iPhone's Turning 10. What Will It Look Like at 20?

You wake up refreshed. Ever since you got that alarm clock that adapts to your sleep cycle, your calendar, and the traffic report, you practically …

Andy Rubin

Apple, Inc. Scoops Up Another Augmented Reality Company

There are other use cases for eye-tracking technology, too.<p>Now that <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) has finally made its augmented reality (AR) ambitions official …

Augmented Reality

Apple's Tim Cook says Indian operations to use all-green energy within 6 months

More details have emerged from Sunday's encounter between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during which Cook reportedly …

Tim Cook

What Apple’s Tim Cook said to India’s Narendra Modi

With the first iPhone SEs rolling off Indian assembly lines, Apple’s CEO stepped into the deep end of Indian politics.<p>From Shubhajit Roy’s report …

India

iOS 11 has a new screenshot tool and it's awesome

Screenshots are now much easier to edit and share.<p>The first time you take a screenshot after updating to iOS 11, you're in for a surprise.<p>The process hasn't changed. You still press the power and home button at the same time. However, when you take a screenshot on the new OS, you'll still see the …

iOS

Apple’s Single Sign-on feature for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV gains another TV provider

Apple has recently gained a new TV provider for its Single Sign-on feature on iOS 10 and up as well as tvOS 10 and up.<p>WOW!, or Wide Open West, joins 13 other providers that let customers authenticate once through the Settings app to access content in paid video apps in the United States.<p>Wide Open …

Smart TV

Apple Music's New Curated Playlist 'My Chill Mix' Begins Appearing for Some Subscribers

Over the past few days, some Apple Music subscribers have noticed the appearance of a new playlist in the "For You" tab of the music streaming app, called "My Chill Mix." Redditor Elliotblyth posted about the playlist recently, noting that their iPad remains on iOS 10 and that they have not yet …

Apple Music

Video shows chaos inside Apple store as gunshots ring out in New York state mall

An Albany man was sentenced to 3.5 years to seven years in the shooting incident.

Apple Store

Your iPhone can now be a measuring tape, thanks to the magic of augmented reality

Apple's new augmented reality framework will monumentally shift the way we use our phones, if the first few demos are any indication.<p>The new ARKit is Apple's framework to bring augmented reality applications to iOS devices, launched at WWDC this year.<p>New demos such as this measuring tape app, show …

Augmented Reality

iPhone at 10: How Apple changed gaming for the better and the worse

For gaming, the iPhone sparked a gold rush and burst of creativity still felt today.<p>Ten years ago this week—on June 29, 2007—many waited (in line or …

Gaming

9to5Toys Last Call: 15″ MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar $330 off, iTunes Movie Sale, CyberPower UPS $125, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week at 12:30PM EST. This includes price drops …

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iPhone-creator Tony Fadell: don't let smartphones threaten your 'analogue life'

On the week of its 10th anniversary, the inventor of the iPod, and a key member of the iPhone team talks exclusively to WIRED about how Apple’s …

Another sign that the iPhone 8’s signature feature will appear on all 2018 iPhones

Only one of the three iPhones Apple reportedly has planned for this year will feature an OLED display, but a new report seems to suggest Apple could …

IPhone 8