Shaquille O'Neal has been talking tech at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and it turns out he's something of an app addict! Speaking on video with the folks at the Wall Street Journal, Shaq says he spends about $1,000 a week on apps for his iPhone. Sure, he's not exactly short of cash, but that is a pretty insane spend even for a self-confessed geek with a huge wallet.
Ever had a time where you're using Siri and your iPhone or iPad doesn't stop listening when you want it to? Maybe someone else is talking or there's noise in the background, but you're done and the wave form just won't stop. Luckily iOS 7.1 solves that problem by letting you control not only when Siri starts but it stops as well!
iOS 7.1 is live for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and with it a whole bevy of fixes and additions. Since Apple makes updates so easy, and adoption rates are so high, that means many of you have likely taken the plunge already. It also means you've likely scoured through every change to find what's really been fixed and what still remains broken. There's no changelog or quality assurance in the world that can match millions of people hitting a new piece of software. And that's just what the iMore Forums are doing right now!
Why pay more than you have to? If you've got an iPhone, whether you're checking items off your grocery list, hunting now a new wardrobe, or eyeing the next gadget for your collection, there are a ton of apps to help make sure you never pay full price for anything ever again. But which coupon and savings apps are the very best?
One of the more subtle yet potentially frustrating changes in iOS 7.1 is how the state of the shift key is displayed. Not only isn't it intuitively obvious which state the shift key is in — lowercase, Upper Case, or CAPS LOCK — but it can be downright counter-intuitive to the point that you find yourself uncertain and guessing wrong more often than not. Granted, it could be a lot worse but it could also be a lot better. If you've installed iOS 7.1 and you're having trouble figuring out the shift key on your iPhone or iPad, here's a quick reference. (Share it with your friends. All your friends.)
Every day the App Store and the Mac App Store are bombarded with new and updated apps. There are way too many for us to write about them all, so we try bring you the highlights every day, instead. Today we've got some updated games, a major new release of a popular social app, a great sync tool for the Mac and more!
Still upset that Apple took away your month/list combo view in the iOS 7 Calendar app? Well, Apple seems to have listen Apple seems to have listened this time and has brought back the list and month combo view in iOS 7.1 . It's easy to use and a great way to stay on top of all your appointments, all at a glance!
Audi has announced its 4G LTE deal with AT&T to put high speed mobile data in your car, and it isn't cheap! The first model to get it built in is the new 2015 A3, and the good news is that it's a standard option and everyone gets a free six-month trial first. After that the costs roll in, but with CarPlay now being an actual thing, is it a better all round option?
The Glacier Case for iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s by Swiss-Case is a minimalistic case that offers moderate protection without adding a ton of bulk. It's made out of a sturdy silicon and plastic combination that feels and looks high quality. But how does it hold up after a bit of day to day use? Let's find out!
While it's much faster and easier to install iOS 7.1 using the on-device Software Update if you backup using iTunes or simply have problems doing an over-the-air install, you can also update using iTunes.