iOS

How to use the app that Apple just bought and made free for everyone

Apple bought an app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.<p>But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple made it free.<p>Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss …

iOS Apps

Apple's Workflow App: What It Is and How to Use It

Apple has acquired an new app that will let iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad users get things done faster than ever before. <br>The app, called Workflow, …

Apple

Apple buys automation app Workflow and makes it free

Apple has acquired Workflow, a popular productivity app that lets you automate tasks on your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.<p>The terms of the acquisition, which was first reported on by <i>TechCrunch</i>, were not made public, but Apple has confirmed the deal.<p>On the business end of things, Apple has picked up …

iOS Apps

Apple bought the best utility app for the iPhone, Workflow

And the app is sticking around<p><i>TechCrunch</i> has just reported and confirmed that Apple has purchased mobile app Workflow for an undisclosed sum. It’s a clever little utility that allows you to string together different actions on the iPhone and iPad. It’s the closest thing iOS has to the customization …

Apple

iPhone Battery Drain Fix: What to do if your phone keeps unexpectedly losing power

Loyal iPhone users can vouch for a mysterious ailment that hits their phone after a year or immediately after a software update: The battery life …

Apple

Workflow already looked like an Apple product. Now it is one

Apple takes the plunge and buys a task-automation app it has long admired.<p>Apple snapped up popular app Workflow on Wednesday, making it free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad users.<p>Apple confirmed the Workflow acquisition to TechCrunch. Apple and Workflow didn't respond to CNET's requests for …

iOS Apps

How To: Take a Photo Using 3D Touch on Your iPhone 6s/6s Plus/7/7 Plus

You probably already knew that you could quickly take a selfie with your iPhone by sliding your finger up from the bottom of the screen, tapping the …

Apple

SemiRestore-Lite released with support for iOS 10.2

iOS and jailbreak developer CoolStar announced yesterday a new version of the well-known SemiRestore tool, called SemiRestore-Lite.<p>Unlike the full …

Cydia

Apple Watch may soon automatically detect when you’re driving and only show important alerts

Apple Watch is useful at putting notifications just a glance away on your wrist when you’re not using your iPhone, but that can be a distraction when you’re driving. In a recent Feature Request, we suggested Apple could address this issue by automatically enabling its upcoming Theater Mode feature …

Apple

This is how Apple may finally turn your iPhone into a Mac

Apple’s long-standing official policy on its seemingly converging operating systems is that both iOS and macOS have their own purpose. Apple still …

iPhone

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers make paid apps free for a limited time, but you have …

iPhone Apps

Apple Made This Popular Productivity App Free to Download

Apple has a new app in its iOS arsenal that it just made free for its users.<p>The technology giant bought the popular Workflow app and its small team …

iOS Apps

Comment: Apple’s latest iPad’s killer new feature is its price

Apple’s latest iPad is a curious product. It’s not a flagship device and doesn’t introduce any new technologies. It has an unremarkable name: just <i>iPad</i>, no qualifiers like Pro or a version number.<p>It doesn’t do anything my year-old 9.7-inch iPad Pro can’t already do because it’s not as advanced. For …

Apple

Apple tries to save the iPad, but it's too little, too late

You know things are desperate when Apple starts cutting prices, but the latest iPad price cut might have come too late to save it.<p>iPad sales are …

iPhone

Apple Watch: The New, Crucial Details You Missed

When Apple released a flurry of announcements on Tuesday March 21, there were so many that it was easy to be overwhelmed. Three new iPhones, the most affordable full-size iPad yet and straps and bands for the Apple Watch.<p>But there were more details which were hard to find. As a wide-ranging piece …

Smartwatches

iPad (2017) vs. iPad Air 2

Size<p>When most mobile electronics are rushing to be thinner and lighter, the newer iPad actually adds a bit of thickness (though it's only 1.4 …

Tablets

9 Best Paid Gif iPhone Apps on Sale for Free for Today only

1. Gif Me! Camera<p><b>Description</b><br>Gif Me! is the best way to create and share short video in animated GIF or MP4.<p>It’s easy: capture a small moment with …

iPhone Apps

Apple AirPods Review: Are Apple's Wireless Earbuds Worth the Buy?

I watch the screen as a hip, young, agile audiophile dances his way through an Apple AirPod commercial. I can’t help but think, as I see the young man on the screen, that I am probably not in Apple’s target demographic. However, I bought Apple’s hassle-free Bluetooth wireless earbuds anyway. …

iPhone

Super Mario Run 2.0 Arrives

On the heels of Super Mario Run’s debut on Android, Nintendo released a big update to the iOS version of the game that adds new features and refines gameplay.<p>Parts of Super Mario Run are free to play. Unlocking the remaining levels requires a one-time In-App Purchase. Nintendo has been criticized …

Nintendo

How to switch from iPhone to Samsung

Does the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 have you thinking about making the switch? If so, make sure your data comes with you.<p>Are you ready to give Samsung another shot after last year's exploding Galaxy Note 7 scandal? The troubled electronics giant is set to release its next flagship phone, the …

iCloud

Apple just bought an amazing app, here's what you can do with it

Todd Haselton | CNBC<p>News broke last night that Apple has acquired a company named Workflow, a small company that develops an app under the same name. …

iOS Apps

Tim Cook's 'iOS Everywhere' plan is coming together

Apple’s acquisition of popular iOS actions automating app, Workflow is a huge step toward building an iOS Everywhere ecosystem.<p><b>Automate this</b><p>Workflow …

Apple

Apple Patent Describes Dumb Laptop Powered By iPhone

Apple Patent Describes Dumb Laptop Powered By iPhone<p>Could the future of the MacBook be as an accessory device requiring an iPhone or iPad to function?<p>…

iPhone

Apple's Predictable iPhone Mission To Replace The MacBook

Would you like a dock for your iPhone that turns it into a laptop? That’s one idea that Apple is exploring that keeps the iPhone at the heart of Cupertino’s mobile empire while continuing to manage the decline of macOS powered options.<p>Published today, the patent describes a dock for a smartphone …

iPhone

The Top 8 Apps Every New Parent Needs

You’ve spent nine long months having the same daydream. You’re sitting serenely in that brand new glider, holding a perfectly swaddled baby, lulling her to sleep. She closes those teeny-tiny eyes as that new-mommy glow flushes through your face. Sure, that scene is maybe some of the time… but what …

iOS Apps

Opinion: A spring iPad event now seems unlikely, but that 10.5-inch iPad is probably still real

A spring iPad event this year has so far been taken almost as established fact. Apple has held one annually in recent years, and we’ve heard multiple reports about what to expect this year – one of them even suggesting a specific date.<p>The flagship product expected to be announced at the event was a …

iPhone

Wikileaks: The CIA Has Been Spying on Apple Users for Years

The CIA has had the ability to hack into Apple products, including pristine iPhones straight from the factory floor for more than a decade, and until …

iPhone

Take a look inside Apple’s new flagship store in Germany

The newest Apple store in Germany is ditching the Genius Bar, but it will have a boardroom.<p>Apple is set to open its second store in Cologne, Germany this weekend and early photos have already revealed some of the new features, like an area dedicated entirely to business that is becoming a staple at …

Apple

We Had No Idea These iPhone Tricks Existed

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the iPhone. It's come a long way since it was first released into the world, but no matter how long we use …

iPhone

Apple Acquires Workflow and the Future Looks Bright

As reported by TechCrunch today, Apple has acquired the powerful iOS automation app Workflow. I’m pretty enthusiastic about this, and not just …

Automation