17 min ago
Yes, tagged Faces do sync to your iPhone, iPad, and Mac — if you know where to look
1 hour ago
Saying no to 1,000 things
Can we please focus on Apple's actual strengths and weaknesses, instead of what the company might theoretically, possibly, one day do?
The big news earlier this week was that Apple had reportedly punted its plans to make a television set. The report suggested that the company had worked on it for over a decade: Comments Steve Jobs made to biographer Walter Isaacson have helped stir that pot for years, but the bottom line is that it isn't happening. Between this and the mythical Apple car, we spend an almost idiotic amount of time speculating on what Apple might do, instead of what they're already doing that could be improved.
1 hour ago
Get $160 worth of adventure games for Mac and PC, but name your own price
This week's Humble Weekly Bundle features adventure games, most of which run on Mac and Windows, some Linux too.
If adventure games are your bag and you're looking for a great deal, get on over to the Humble Weekly Bundle. It's a name-your-own price deal on four adventure games including Syberia, Stacking, The Novelist and Secret Files: Tunguska. All of them except for the last one are available for Mac, too. What's more, if you pay more than the average cheapskate, you'll get three additional games, and if you pay $8 or more, you'll get two more!
8 hours ago
First batch of Pebble Time shipments rolling out May 27
Pebble has announced that Pebble Time smartwatches will be rolled out to backers starting May 27. The company will send out e-mails to customers to finalize their designs by the end of the month, with all backsers getting tracking numbers for their Pebble Time by mid-June.
11 hours ago
Space Black Apple Watch (steel) in pictures
The Space Black Apple Watch looks and feels like dragon scales, or the Batmobile, or something from Krypton.
Technically Space Black is a diamond-like coating (DLC) on the stainless steel of the Apple Watch, but those are just words and they don't really do justice to how this model turned out. It's darker than it was back in September when Apple showed it off for the first time, and the new tone really does seem like something made of shadow and light. It took a while to ship — even the very first orders didn't arrive for several weeks. But holding it now, I can't help but think it was worth it.
13 hours ago
Global Accessibility Awareness Day and what you should know!
It's Global Awareness Accessibility Day — #GAAD — and that matters to everyone.
Accessibility and inclusivity are often thought of as helping people with visual, auditory, or physical challenges, learning challenges, are on the Autistic spectrum, or otherwise need assistance beyond what technology normally supplies. The truth is, making products accessible and inclusive, the way Apple does, makes them easier to use and better for everyone. It lets people young and old, novice and expert, use an iPhone or iPad or Apple Watch, and use it well. For those with challenges, however, it's not just about access, it's about empowerment. It can improve their lives and let them travel, communicate, and interact in ways never before possible. #GAAD is about getting the word out, so everyone can help, and everyone can benefit.
13 hours ago
How to set up and use Accessibility on Apple Watch
The Apple Watch, like all of Apple's products, has accessibility built right in.
Devices like the Apple Watch can be convenient, even empowering for many people. For those with accessibility needs, however, they can be life changing. They can let people go where they could never go before, speak with people they could never reach before, and see the world in ways that were once impossible. What's more, by making the Apple Watch accessible and inclusive to people who are blind or have visual impairments, deaf or have auditory impairments, or who have motor skill or learning or other challenges, Apple makes it more accessible and inclusive to everyone.
The Apple Watch is in its first generation, but here's all the accessibility features it already enjoys, along with how to set them up and use them.
14 hours ago
Apple Store app snags support for Touch ID and two-step verification
The Apple Store app has finally been updated today with support for Touch ID and two-step verification.
The Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad got a pretty significant update today, finally adding support for Touch ID for making reservations at Apple Stores and checking receipts, along with two-step verification.
16 hours ago
Weather Line update brings improvements to daily view, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus tweaks
Weather Line for iPhone and iPad has scored an update today that adds improvements to daily view, and much more.
Weather Line, a nifty weather app for iOS that strikes the balance between minimalism and information overload, has been updated today with the ability to track current temperature and calendar dates in daily view, and additional improvements for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
18 hours ago
Adobe will pull Photoshop Touch from the App Store on May 28
Adobe has announced its plans to discontinue Photoshop Touch on May 28, instead pointing users towards their more recent, free mobile offerings.
18 hours ago
Game of Thrones Episode 4: 'Sons of Winter' due May 26 for Mac, May 28 for iOS
Telltale has released a trailer for the upcoming fourth episode of its Game of Thrones series, along with release date of May 26 for Mac and May 28 for iPhone and iPad.
19 hours ago
Split-screen multitasking again rumored to be making its way to the iPad
Apple is once again said to be adding split-screen multitasking to the iPad, along with support for multiple users. The rumored iPad Pro may also receive some software optimization of its own.
19 hours ago
Sign up to be come a beta tester for FireFox on iPhone and iPad
Mozilla is currently recruiting beta testers for the iPhone and iPad version of its FireFox browser. The company first announced their intention to develop a version of the browser for iOS back in December.
20 hours ago
Three of Apple and IBM's MobileFirst apps gain Apple Watch support
Three of Apple and IBM's MobileFirst enterprise apps have added support for the Apple Watch, allowing them faster access to important alerts.
21 hours ago
How to search pictures and videos in Photos for iPhone and iPad
If you have thousands of photos and videos on your iPhone or iPad, finding a particular one can be a challenge.
Luckily, the built-in Photos app offers some incredibly useful search tools. As long as you can remember where or when a photo or video was taken, the Photos app can help narrow down your search quickly. And if you've tagged Faces in Photos for OS X, you can even search for people, too! As long as you remember something about the picture or video in question, odds are the Photos app can help you track it down.
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