Handoff lets you start something on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac and pick up right where you left off on one of your other devices. That means you can start an email on your iPhone and pick up right where you left off on your Mac. We've already shown you how to use Handoff for iPhone and iPad so now let's take a look at how to access and use it on your Mac!
Anyone who has ever owned a current generation iPhone alongside a current generation iPad is probably already aware of the fact that the iPad's camera has never been given the same treatment. However, the iPad Air 2 may be Apple's attempt at changing that. With an all new 8 megapixel camera on a 1.12µm sensor, it definitely bests the original iPad Air in almost every area of photography. But what about the iPhone 6? Can the iPad actually stand on its own two feet where photography is concerned this time around? Let's find out!
Last night – in a somewhat bungled outing, no less – Microsoft officially joined the wearable market with the Microsoft Band. More a fitness band with benefits than a smartwatch, the big news for us is, is iOS and Mac support. Through the Microsoft Health app for iOS and OS X – also for Android and Windows – you can pair up your Band with your iPhone or your Mac.
We haven't seen it yet, but our buddy, Daniel Rubino, over at Windows Central sure has, and he's unboxed it and given it a thorough hands-on.
We've gathered together some great discounts on iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps, accessories, and devices for you today.
We'll keep showing sales that are ongoing after double-checking that they're still active and the price is the same, as well as updating the list with anything new that we find. Of course, if you spot any great deals, don't be shy - drop a tip in the comments!
Instagram announced that it was bringing advertisements to users last year, and now the first full-on video ads are starting to arrive. The first ad spots, which land between eight and 15 seconds long, come from big names like Disney, Activision, Lancome, Banana Republic and CW, and are shown sparingly in user's Instagram feeds.
Seth Rogen is set to be Christian Bale's "Robin" in a new biopic about late Apple co-founder Steve Job's life that's based on Walter Isaacson's biography. According to a report on Variety, Rogen is set to star as Steve Wozniak alongside the Batman star in the movie that will be directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin.
We have had a fantastic time with our Halloween Contest the last several years, and we can't wait to see how you guys top it this year! While you're out getting spooky, be sure to snap a photo with your iPhone or iPad (you can include other mobile gadgets too, but you know... we love Apple best). Then Instagram it using hashtag #iFright. We'll put together all the photos received into a sweet video for the blogs. And beyond that, you can win some awesome prizes for taking part. Full details below!
In a legal defeat for Apple, a bankruptcy judge has ordered that the papers spelling out the exact reasons why its former sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies had to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection be unsealed.
The iPad Air 2 is Apple's sixth-generation tablet, and the sum total of all the company's insight, experience, and engineering to date. It's as narrow as last year's model, yet even thinner and lighter. Its display is as sharp as ever, but now laminated and even better looking. It's got a camera that, for the first time, takes photography seriously. It connects to even faster networks. And it's got a processor that's so advanced and so powerful, it rivals laptops of not so very long ago.
The iPad was forged on the belief that technology alone is not enough. That personal computers had to become even more personal. That holding them in your hands — looking into the vast expanse of apps and the web, and manipulating it all directly, immediately, with the touch of a finger — enabled and empowered something more.
iPhones have gotten bigger and more capable. MacBook Airs have gotten more efficient and more accessible. And even as Apple shows us iPads journeying to the tops of mountains and the bottom of the seas, as they've been used to create new art and new enterprise alike — some have wondered how much space truly remains for Apple's tablet to live and grow between phone and laptop.
CurrentC partner Meijer isn't abandoning Apple Pay, unlike most other CurrentC retailers. The regional grocery chain has decided not to switch off its NFC readers, something that has been done in other retailers planning to accept CurrentC, like CVS and RiteAid. Meijer's NFC readers were installed years ago for its own branded MasterCard and Visa cards, and a Meijer spokesperson confirmed that they can be used with Apple Pay
The exemplary task management app Todoist has introduced IFTTT integration today, which means you can do some really cool stuff like have urgent Gmail messages marked as a new task to follow up, or automatically turn your new tasks into calendar items.
Verizon Wireless has quietly agreed to a settlement of a class action lawsuit that claimed the company was overcharging its Family SharePlan customers. Verizon will pay a total of $64.2 million to its customers and to cover legal fees.
Halloween's upon us once again. In between handing out candy for the little trick or treaters who come to your door, maybe you'd like to curl up on the couch in front of the Apple TV (or your Mac or iPad) with some spooky shows to get you in the mood. Of course, horror's best when you mix it with some laughs, so I've tried to mix up the gory and the goofy on this list of 11 movies and TV shows with spooky Halloween themes. Here are my picks for the best stuff to put you in the Halloween spirit!
Yesterday PCalc developer James Thomson was told that he'd have to remove the calculator widget from his iOS app. There as some concern, apparently, that calculators were too heavy for the Today view extension system. Today, iMore has heard from Apple that the situation has been re-evaluated and that calculators as Today view widgets are now fully approved.
If you've ever wanted a strategy game with wookiees, now you've got it thanks to Star Wars: Galactic Defense. Pick light side or dark side, chose up to three classic heroes, and set up your towers against waves of enemies.