Apple News

KGI: Apple developing new biometric sensors to replace existing Touch ID tech, including face recognition

Reliable Apple analyst KGI Ming-Chi Kuo is reporting that they believe Apple is looking to leapfrog its existing Touch ID sensor, first introduced in 2014 with the iPhone 6, to instead rely on several new biometric technologies, which will enable new iPhones and iPads to feature ‘zero bezel’ …

iPhone

CUT THE CORD: Here's a guide to every live streaming service on the market or coming soon

Cord cutting enthusiasts have predicted the death of cable for some time now.<p>This last year has seen two live streaming services, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, refine themselves into well-functioning cable TV alternatives. AT&T also presented its own internet TV solution, DIRECTV NOW, but it …

Hulu

Apple's MacBook Pro Touch Bar Vs. Windows Touch Screen: And The Winner Is

Laptop touch screens are a godsend for some, useless for others. Now we have Apple’s Touch Bar. Which makes more practical sense?<p>I’ll preface this by saying that I’ve used lots of touch-screen Windows laptops and have been using Apple’s Touch Bar for a while now (on a Late 2016 15.4-inch MacBook …

iOS

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p><b>Don’t Leave It!</b> …

Apps

How to Quickly Create a New Checklist in Notes with 3D Touch

iPhones with 3D Touch are able to jump directly into specific places within apps by 3D Touching an app’s icon. Most Apple stock apps have Quick Actions, such as the Notes app. When you 3D Touch the Note app icon, it will show your most recent note and give you four options for Quick Actions: New …

iOS

Razer Blade Pro: When Your MacBook Pro Is Not Enough

Can you take an ultra-high end gaming experience with you wherever you go? Razer’s latest laptop, the Blade Pro is a beast of a machine, packing in desktop-class specifications into a laptop-sized chassis. Razer’s subtle styling pairs up with a no compromise attitude to create what it hopes is one …

Technology (UK)

Become Tech Savvy: How to setup automatic backups in macOS and iOS

First time checking out this series? You’ll get the most value by starting with the first article and here is the series overview.<p>Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this is designed as a resource you can give to those you are helping or for those looking to …

iOS

5 Apps to Help You Chill Out This Inauguration Weekend

Ooooofff, it’s been a WEEK. For those in need of some unwinding time this weekend, we’ve got you covered. And so has your phone. This week, we’ve got five brand-new apps to help you unwind and take a bit of stress out of your life. Whether you just want to revert back to childhood, take your stress …

Apps

New report sheds more light on the iPhone 8’s facial recognition feature

With 2017 in full swing, we’re already starting to see a noticeable uptick in the number of iPhone 8 rumors coming through the pipeline. Just a few …

iPhone

Familiar sounds of the iPhone become a musical hit

A conductor has created his own music using the sounds associated with an iPhone such as ringtones, alerts, keyboard clicks and vibrations.<p>More than 340,000 people have already watched Rainer Hersch's music video filmed on the London Underground.<p>Hersch's Apple Ringtones Rag video has become a hit …

Music

Apple Criticized Amid Mixed iPhone Sales Reports

Another week down and Apple has once again dealt with some blows from critics—and market researchers.<p>Over the last week, two reports surfaced …

iPhone

This week’s top stories: Flying w/ AirPods, iPhone 8 & MacBook rumors, what’s next for iOS, Logic Pro X & GarageBand updates, & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Flying with AirPods, iPhone 8 and MacBook update rumors, we explore what’s next for iOS, Apple releases Logic Pro X and GarageBand updates, and much more.<p>We kick things off this week with Zac’s recent experience using AirPods on a plane. More iPhone 8 and Apple Pencil 2 …

iOS

Fstoppers Reviews the Google Pixel, a True iPhone Killer

Apple lovers around the world, including myself, now have some serious reason to leave behind their beloved iPhone they have for the new Google …

Phones

Qualcomm responds to Apple’s $1 billion lawsuit, says claims are baseless and Apple ‘misrepresented facts’

Late on Friday, Apple announced that it would be suing Qualcomm for approximately $1 billion due to a dispute over patent royalties. Qualcomm licenses many wireless patents as well as being a modem supplier for the iPhone. Naturally, Qualcomm is rejecting Apple’s claims of misconduct and will fight …

iPhone

19 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

19 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success<p>Click To View Slideshow»<p>We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>Whether …

Roku

Why the best smartwatch for your iPhone isn’t made by Apple

Samsung pushes the smartwatch Frontier<p>The best watch for the iPhone isn’t made by Apple. It’s a Samsung creation.<p>I was already a big fan of the Gear S3 Frontier when it came out late last year, but Samsung’s decision to add robust iOS support to its latest smartwatch has pushed my enthusiasm for …

Wearable Tech

Here’s How To Protect Your Privacy In Trump’s America

Easy tips to shield yourself from expanded government surveillance.<p>You’d think texts to your mom and calls to your takeout place are hardly in the government’s interest, but the feds might be monitoring your communications anyway. Sweeping government surveillance programs have grown in recent years …

Encryption

MacBook Pro Touch Bar stuck? Learn how to unstick it

The Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro is like Mary's little lamb. Wherever you go, it is sure to follow, changing the buttons and controls it offers as you change apps. If you encounter a problem where the Touch Bar becomes unresponsive, there are a couple ways you can refresh it. Plus, there's a …

iOS

How to Optimize Your iPhone’s Music Storage to Automatically Free Up Space

Despite the increasing storage size of each generation of iPhones and other iOS devices, it’s really easy to stuff them full. If your storage …

iOS

Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

iOS 11 may finally deliver a highly requested FaceTime feature, according to a new rumor. <i>The Verifier</i> which is a technology blog out of Israel claims Apple is planning to include group video calling for FaceTime starting with iOS 11 later this year.<p>The report cites “several people familiar with …

iOS

How to Make the iPhone's Touch ID Work With Gloves

It’s cold and with what feels like an eternity of wintery weather ahead of us, it’s most definitely glove-wearing season.<p>The problem with wearing …

iOS

How to switch from Android to iPhone

Have you decided to drop your Android in favor of an iPhone? Here's how to switch phones and operating systems without losing your data (or mind) in …

iCloud

2017's best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13

Dell continues to build the best out-of-the-box Linux and open-source laptops. Check out the latest Dell XPS 13 developer edition and you'll see what …

Laptops

Popular photography app is sending your data to China

A photography app that has become incredibly popular in recent weeks after adding an anime makeover feature has been sending user data back to its developer in China.<p>Meitu carries out checks to establish if an iOS device is jailbroken and collects information about its carrier before passing it …

Apps

Apple Releases New iOS App UI Design Resources for Use With Photoshop and Sketch

Apple has released updated UI Design Resources for iOS app design and development. Available on Apple’s Developer website, the new resources include Sketch and Photoshop templates and guides, color palettes, and the San Francisco typeface. The resources allow app designers and developers to quickly …

UI Design

7 can't-miss apps: Color by Disney, 'Time Turner' and more

After an eventful weekend, you may need to take some time away from your news apps. Instead, check out some of our favorite apps from this week that might make your day-to-day life a little easier and funner.<p>Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week's list …

Apps

5K vs. 4K: Which HD display is better for your Mac?

Should you get a 5K or 4K display for your Mac? How many pixels, ports, and panels do you really need? Here's the answer!<p>MacBook Pro 2016 can drive …

MacBook

Improve Safari performance with SafariUnleashed tweak

With Safari being the stock iOS browser, most owners of iPhones and iPads chose it as their daily driver. It might have a lot of features, but that …

iOS

12 Movers and Shakers Taking the Photography Industry by Storm

For those of us that love photography, it’s always fun seeing new products and services emerge that renew our passion for taking photos.<p>To think that …

Photography

9 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right now

We’ve got one last batch of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free to share with you this week, and it’s a good one. Some examples include the …

iPhone Apps