Apple

iPhone on-display Touch ID might be 2021’s unexpected headline feature

iPhone on-display Touch ID might be 2021’s unexpected headline feature

We've heard plenty of rumors about 2019's iPhones in recent months, along with a few about the iPhones coming up in 2020. Today, however, we're hearing a new report about iPhones that are a little further off. This report deals with the Apple flagships that will be out in 2021 and their potentially impressive Touch ID capabilities.

Continue Reading

Apple Siri, Google Assistant pause audio “grading” amidst privacy concerns

Apple Siri, Google Assistant pause audio “grading” amidst privacy concerns

It may have been a running joke that Google and other companies are hearing your embarrassing conversations or expressions said in the presence of smart speakers and smart assistants but little did we know that reality was far stranger than fiction. It turned out, strangers are actually privy to some, but not all, of those audio clips for the usual sake of improving the service. Governments and regulators, however, are putting that process under a microscope, causing Apple and Google to halt such systems in Europe while they try to evaluate privacy implications and, if possible, work around the legal requirements.

Continue Reading

Should I worry if my phone’s brand is failing?

Should I worry if my phone’s brand is failing?

Today we're taking a quick look at all the major smartphone brands to divine their future health. If you're the sort of person that keeps a smartphone longer than a year, you'll do well to have a basic knowledge of the current state of the device's software updates. If your phone brand falls behind on software updates, chances increase that your phone will be targeted by malicious entities. Like, hackers and stuff.

Continue Reading

iOS 12.4 fixes 4 out of 6 “interactionless” iMessage security exploits

iOS 12.4 fixes 4 out of 6 “interactionless” iMessage security exploits

Apple is pretty conscientious about rolling out security updates but, for one reason or another, some users may not be as enthusiastic about installing them. Some may have been burned by previous updates that may have caused more problems than they fixed. Such users, however, may want to immediately update to iOS 12.4 as soon as the coast is clear. It turns out that the maintenance update contains fixes to at least for critical security bugs that, according to the researchers that discovered them, could have been valued at $5 million or more.

Continue Reading

AirPlay 2 and HomeKit begin rolling out to Vizio SmartCast 3.0 TVs

AirPlay 2 and HomeKit begin rolling out to Vizio SmartCast 3.0 TVs

Vizio revealed today it's beginning to roll out Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to its lineup of SmartCast 3.0 TVs. This, of course, means that you'll be able to cast videos and photos (among other things) from your Apple device to your TV or control your TV using the Home app and Siri voice commands.

Continue Reading

LG UltraFine 27″ 5K and 24″ 4K Monitors are also made for iPad Pros

LG UltraFine 27″ 5K and 24″ 4K Monitors are also made for iPad Pros

Monitors are often used primarily for desktop and sometimes for laptops. But with the introduction of a USB-C port on the iPad Pros, all of Apple's computing devices save for the iPhones are now directly capable of putting their outputs on an external display. That's why LG is now putting out new UltraFine Displays that are of course usable on any other computer but are advertised specifically for Macs and iPads.

Continue Reading

Apple Card rolls out in August

Apple Card rolls out in August

Apple Card will start to roll out in August, Tim Cook has confirmed, as the Cupertino company prepares its assault on the credit card industry. News of the public launch came as part of Apple's Q3 2019 financial results call, where the company announced a steep rise in its Wearables category - including Apple Watch and AirPods - and a milestone for iPhone, too.

Continue Reading

Apple reveals $53.8b Q3 2019 revenue and new Services record

Apple reveals $53.8b Q3 2019 revenue and new Services record

Apple has announced yet another record-setting milestone, revealing that it raked in $53.8 billion in revenue during its June quarter, as well as setting a new Services revenue record for the company. The record revenue represents a 1-percent increase over the year-ago quarter; of it, Apple says that international sales fueled 59-percent of its third-quarter revenue.

Continue Reading

How to beat Shiny Rayquaza

How to beat Shiny Rayquaza

You're living in that Team Rocket Pokemon GO and you want to catch a brand new Shiny Rayquaza - we all are, right? Lucky you, that's entirely possible, starting on July 31st. That's the good news. The bad news is that if you've not gotten an Armored Mewtwo before the switch, you'll probably be out of luck for a very, very long time. Maybe forever, if Niantic sticks to plan.

Continue Reading

Apple should go private to save your pocketbook

Apple should go private to save your pocketbook

Apple should transition back to a private company in order to once again create products that change the world. It's been so long since Apple went public, it's difficult to imagine the company as a privately-held entity, but would that the company could make such a transition, it could make a new iPhone-level piece of world-changing tech.

Continue Reading

Your high-end LG TV just got live Apple AirPlay 2 features first

Your high-end LG TV just got live Apple AirPlay 2 features first

This morning LG announced they'd released Apple AirPlay 2 functionality for a range of televisions inside the United States. Those televisions will now be able to work with wireless projection and control with iPhones and iPads of many sorts, thanks to their latest software update. Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit functionality are available right this minute to a selection of LG OLED and NanoCell 4K UHD TVs with ThinkQ AI capability in the USA.

Continue Reading

iOS 13 Beta 5 prepares iPads and iPhones for more productivity

iOS 13 Beta 5 prepares iPads and iPhones for more productivity

With the launch of iOS 13 and its new sibling, iPadOS 13 getting closer, the number of huge changes introduced in beta releases are also getting smaller. It's more about fine tuning now than making a big splash but that's not to say there aren't any interesting new things to glean from the latest beta. Those small changes are still pretty significant especially for those who use their iPhones and iPads for more than just entertainment and communication.

Continue Reading

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next