2 hours ago
How to use speak auto-text for visual accessibility on iPhone and iPad
iOS has a lot of great accessibility options for those with visual impairments and one of the most convenient ones is the speak auto-text feature. Once activated, your iPhone or iPad will speak any auto-corrections or auto-capitalizations to you before they happen. Auto-correct doesn't always get it right and speak auto-text can help you catch errors before you hit the send button!
2 hours ago
Court approves Apple's $450 million e-book settlement
3 hours ago
Beats Music boss reportedly tapped to run iTunes Radio
Ian Rogers, who heads up the Beats Music subscription service, will reportedly now run iTunes Radio for Apple. Apple's acquisition of Beats is now complete, with Apple officially welcoming the Beats team to the company this morning. Rogers will apparently remain in charge of Beats Music as well, managing all of Apple's music streaming efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal:
3 hours ago
Unlock your phone legally starting today
President Obama will today sign a bill into law that will allow American citizens to legally unlock their phones in order to take them to another cellular carrier, either in the United States or abroad. The President announced his intent to sign the bill last week. The new law is only a temporary measure, and is only valid until 2015.
4 hours ago
Kids projects: Make rookie cards for your team on your iPhone or iPad
While school might take a break for the summer, sports do anything but. From little league to soccer practice, gymnastics to judo, tennis to skating — we have indoor rinks! — there are all sorts of sports, team and solo, for kids to have fun with, get healthy doing, and learn valuable skills from. And what better way to keep hold of those memories and share them with teammates and classmates alike than with rookie cards of their very own? If you're looking for a great summer project for the kids — or the kids of all ages, adult-leaguers — then get your iPhone and iPad ready. Here come the cards!
5 hours ago
How to replace a blown earpiece in an iPhone 5c
If callers on the other end sound distorted on your iPhone 5c or you can't hear them at all, it's possible you have a blown or defective earpiece. If you aren't fully covered by Apple Care or that isn't an option in your country, performing an iPhone repair on your own is always an option. Luckily, an earpiece replacement isn't difficult and costs a tiny fraction of what a new iPhone would cost you.
6 hours ago
Yes, Facebook was down, you're not alone
Update: It appears that access to Facebook is back up for both the web and the iPhone and iPad apps. You are now free to carry on with your day.
It appears that Facebook's newest feature is "being offline". Attempts to visit the social network right now are being thwarted by a lack of stuff to load, from a "network error" alert with no new content in the iPhone and iPad apps to a failure to an apology of "Sorry, something went wrong" in browsers. Let us know, is Facebook down for you too?
6 hours ago
Best messaging apps for iPad: How to instantly connect with anyone, from anywhere!
If you're looking for the best iPad apps to help you stay in contact with the people you care about most, messaging apps are the best option. Even though every iPad comes equipped with iMessage, that doesn't mean everyone you know has access to iMessage, and since you can't send regular texts on an iPad, you'll have to turn to other messaging apps in order to contact friends and family. Luckily there are lots of App Store apps that make messaging people anywhere in the world, on any platform, incredibly easy. We just have one thing left to figure out, what are the absolute best options when it comes to messaging apps for iPad?
7 hours ago
How to enable large and bold text for visual accessibility on iPhone and iPad
While the standard font sizes in iOS may work for some folks, those with visual impairments may find them too small to read comfortably. iOS 7 made default fonts even thinner and smaller than before, which compounded the issue for some. Luckily, iOS also has great accessibility options built in that includes larger, and even bolder fonts. All you've got to do is enable them in Settings.
8 hours ago
New, updated, and discounted apps: Wunderlist 3, App in the Air, and more!
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've a huge update for Wunderlist users, a new app for sharing secrets, discounts on popular games, and more!
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