Anyone who owns, or has owned a recent MacBook will be familiar with the Magsafe. Apple's take at the laptop charger, and something in my experience that comes with a very distinct love and hate relationship. The latest incarnation, Magsafe 2, one would anticipate being an improvement on the originals, the development of an idea.
But, instead, it's a product that drives many of us to frustration and despair. The reviews section of the Apple Store website is living proof of that. So how can something so good be so bad at the same time?
If you're running iOS 7 or higher on your iPhone or iPad, Find My iPhone now comes with a feature called Activation Lock that prevents someone from wiping and using your device without your authorization. While it's a great theft deterrent, we see lots of people having issues due to forgetting to turn off Find My iPhone. Most commonly the problem comes up with second hand iPhones that have been bought, sold, or traded. Luckily, the previous owner can deactivate Find My iPhone remotely which should then, in turn, allow you to bypass Activation Lock. Here's how:
If you've got iOS 7 installed on your iPhone or iPad, Safari and iCloud Keychain can save any sync all your passwords across any iPhone, iPad, or Mac you own. If you prefer to not save your passwords, you can disable any device running iOS 7 from asking you again. Here's how:
LoyalBlocks is a new service that lets merchants and vendors easily let their customers know about deals. In turn, you can keep all your discount cards in one easy to manage app including loyalty punch cards. Next time you visit your favorite location, you are notified instantly of any deals they have.
Twelve South on Thursday announced the release of new software for their BassJump subwoofer, a speaker designed to work with Apple's laptops. The new Sound System 2.5 software is available for download immediately, and is a free update for BassJump users.
Time to take a trip back to 1987 today as Dot Emu has brought retro classic Double Dragon to the iPhone and iPad. Better still, they've brought the whole trilogy to the App Store under one roof as the Double Dragon Trilogy. Time to get your punch and kick on!
Are you ready to test your reflexes? These great action games for iPad will see just how well you can dodge, fire, pivot, and twitch. We’ve got a good mix of physics games here, endless runners, and everything in between.