19 min ago
Tech traveling tips: What to take, what to leave, and how to manage it all
Most of us make our gadgets and tech a priority when packing for a trip. From iPads and iPhones to cameras and chargers, there's a lot to keep track of. With the holiday season upon us, we figured there's no better time to share our favorite products and tips for traveling with gadgets. We've got all the info you need you need to figure out exactly what you should be bringing, what's best left at home, and what you should carry it all in to keep them safe!
30 min ago
Order any accessory for your iPhone or iPad and save 20% on the entire cart!
Our last minute shopping sale is still going on here at iMore, offering you 20% off everything in the store until midnight, December 21
We've got accessories for the most popular Apple devices like the iPhone 6, iPad Air, iPhone 6 Plus and many more.
42 min ago
T-Mobile will pay $90 million to settle "cramming" charges
U.S. carrier T-Mobile has settled charges levied by the FTC and FCC that they charged customers for unwanted services, a settlement that comes to the tune of at least $90 million. The practice, known as "cramming", stemmed from third-party services from "premium SMS" providers for wallpapers, ringtones, horoscopes, celebrity gossip, and more.
1 hour ago
Apple Watch, WatchKit, and Accessibility
Ever since rumors started swirling that Apple was working on a wearable device, I've often thought about what such a device would mean for people with disabilities. My curiosity is so high, in fact, that I've even written about the possibilities. Make no mistake, for users with disabilities such as myself, a wearable like the Apple Watch brings with it usage and design paradigms that, I think, are of even greater impact than what the iPhone in one's pocket has to offer.
1 hour ago
NSFW: Special Magenta Snowflake
NSFW is a weekly op-ed column in which I talk about whatever's on my mind. Sometimes it'll have something to do with the technology we cover here on iMore; sometimes it'll be whatever pops into my head. Your questions, comments and observations are welcome.
Every few weeks, T-Mobile USA tries to shake the cage for attention with its "Uncarrier" announcements. It did so this week, reminding everyone that T-Mobile is a very special magenta-covered snowflake. It's rubbing a bit thin on me. Read on for more on T-Mobile, Continuity complaints, and Sony musings in this week's NSFW.
3 hours ago
Save 25% today on these durable iPhone 6 skin cases in black, purple or pink!
Made of a semi-flexible material, the Belkin Grip Skin wraps around the back and sides of your iPhone 6, making sure to shield the major impact points. It's soft yet easy to handle, helping to prevent drops when you least expect them, and its slim design makes it nice to keep in your pocket as well. Yours today for just $14.95
3 hours ago
CalDigit's Thunderbolt Station 2 now available for pre-order at $169
CalDigit has announced Thunderbolt Station 2, the latest iteration of their Thunderbolt hub, now compatible with Thunderbolt 2. The hub features a variety of ports so you can plug in whatever type of accessory you might need.
3 hours ago
Georgia's favorite things: 2014 gift guide
I'm not just going to write about my favorite things for the holidays — I'm going to show them to you. That's right, for my 2014 gift guide, I'm doing a video. So, sit back, relax, grab a holiday beverage, and enjoy my picks for the geeks in your life! Then check out the links below!
3 hours ago
Apple comes out swinging against BBC labor report, says no other company does more for workers
Apple is not happy about the recent report from the BBC alleging worker mistreatment at factories assembling Apple's devices. The report alleged, for instance, that workers fell asleep during their long shifts on iPhone 6 production lines, or were made to work several days in a row without a day off. Apple SVP of Operations Jeff Williams told employees in the UK that no other company is doing as much for workers.
4 hours ago
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review: 3 months later
Three months ago we published our iPhone 6 review and iPhone 6 Plus review, diving deep into Apple's big and bigger new phones. We took our time and tested everything from the new screens to the new cameras to the new chipsets. But now we've lived with these phones for weeks at a time and we've gotten to know them better than any preliminary review would allow. So, just like with iOS 8 earlier this week, we're taking another look. We're going to tell you how both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are working for us now, three months later!
4 hours ago
Perfect your mobile driving skills in Top Gear: Extreme Parking
Do you have difficulties parking your vehicle while out and about? If so, Top Gear: Extreme Parking is now available on iPhone and iPad to help out by taking the task of parking and throwing in some ridiculous vehicles, precision skill development and some strange obstacle courses. Co-developed by the team behind popular parking simulator games, Play With Friends, this title is worth the download for those who enjoy wacky experiences.
5 hours ago
Case-Mate Barely There review: The iPhone 6 case for case-haters!
Case-Mate has always made a lot of great cases, but Barely There has always been my favorite. That's because I have a strong aversion to cases. So, the idea of a case that's really barely there holds a lot of appeal. However, the iPhone 6 is so thin, could barely still be too much?
14 hours ago
Cellular voice and SMS can reportedly be listened in on, FaceTime and iMessage safe
Security researchers in Germany have reportedly discovered two ways to both capture and decrypt voice and SMS communications that travel over SS7, a set of protocols used by phone systems.
15 hours ago
Firmware update brings better accuracy to Fitbit Surge
Fibit has announced a new firmware update for its latest Surge, which the company describes as a "superwatch." With the latest version 9.2 firmware, the Fitbit Surge gains better accuracy with step counts, battery level indicator, and also GPS tracking. Additionally, runs that are being tracked at midnight, for all the night owls who sport a Surge, will now be tracked correctly.
16 hours ago
Watch ABC updated on Apple TV to bring recently aired full episodes
The Watch ABC channel on Apple TV has been updated to give viewers access to recently aired shows on the ABC network. With the update, Apple TV users will be able to stream full episodes of TV shows a week after the airing date. Along with this capability, ABC also tweaked some features inside the app.
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