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Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Handoff and Wi-Fi calling are two new features of iOS 8 (and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus). Unfortunately they don't play very well together. If you've run into problems getting Handoff to work right after trying Wi-Fi calling, here's how to fix it. Handoff is a new set of iOS 8 and OS X...
iOS 8 SMS sharing between iOS devices will now arrive in October

iOS 8 SMS sharing between iPhone and iPad will now arrive in October

Apple has made a slight change to its website detailing continuity in iOS 8, with a note that the handoff of SMS/MMS between iOS devices will now be coming in October. No mention is made on the site about a new date for iOS 8's voice call handoff feature, so it seems like that might come with the...
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Continuity Keypad helps you make calls from your Mac

Continuity Keypad helps you make calls from your Mac

Continuity Keypad is a new utility, currently in beta, for your Mac designed to help you place phone calls using OS X Yosemite's new ability to make calls through your iPhone. It's dead simple, just a giant keypad right on your Mac. Continuity Keypad allows you to call and redial from the app...
Yosemite's Continuity features: Handoff and the price of progress

Yosemite's Continuity features: Handoff and the price of progress

Since Apple released OS X Yosemite, I've gotten one question that's bubbled to the top above everything else: How can I get my older Mac to support Handoff features? You can't, at least not easily, and that's leading some to trumpet "forced obsolescence." Not so fast. Let's have a look at what's...
How to make and take phone calls in OS X Yosemite

How to make and take phone calls in OS X Yosemite

Apple's erasing the line between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite wherever it makes sense. One of those places is in making and taking phone calls on your Mac, a feature of Continuity. All you've got to do is enable it and you're good to go! Continuity is the word Apple uses to describe this blurring...
Apple releases iOS 8.1: Here's Apple Pay, Continuity, and more!

Apple releases iOS 8.1: Here's Apple Pay, Continuity, and more!

Apple has released iOS 8.1, which adds important new features, including Apple Pay. You can update your device either over the air or through iTunes. Apple Pay will allow iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners pay securely using their phones at participating retailers. Additionally, some merchant...
Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Handoff and Wi-Fi calling are two new features of iOS 8 (and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus). Unfortunately they don't play very well together. If you've run into problems getting Handoff to work right after trying Wi-Fi calling, here's how to fix it. Handoff is a new set of iOS 8 and OS X...
Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Continuity and Handoff are both new iOS 8 features that make for a more seamless experience than ever when it comes to using multiple devices. Continuity lets you answer phone calls that come in on your iPhone on your iPad, and soon on your Mac as well through Yosemite. Handoff, one of the major...
iOS 8 SMS sharing between iOS devices will now arrive in October

iOS 8 SMS sharing between iPhone and iPad will now arrive in October

Apple has made a slight change to its website detailing continuity in iOS 8, with a note that the handoff of SMS/MMS between iOS devices will now be coming in October. No mention is made on the site about a new date for iOS 8's voice call handoff feature, so it seems like that might come with the...
Continuity in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite: Explained

Continuity in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite: Explained

Continuity is a new feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite that allows iPhone, iPad, and Mac to remain true to their form-factors while still working seamlessly together. Continuity includes a new, cross-compatible AirDrop, a new Instant Hotspot for effortless tethering, Handoff to pass app...
AirDrop and Instant Hotspot in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite: Explained

AirDrop and Instant Hotspot in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite: Explained

While perhaps not as new and sexy as Handoff, making or taking calls, or sending and receiving SMS/MMS, the final two Continuity features in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will absolutely make life easier for anyone with an iPhone and/or iPad and Mac. And that's the new, cross-compatible AirDrop and the...
How to tell if your Mac has Bluetooth 4.0 (BT LE)

How to tell if your Mac has Bluetooth 4.0 (BT LE)

Some features coming to iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite are dependent on Bluetooth 4.0. Does your Mac have what it takes? There are a lot of cool features coming to iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite this fall. One of the most hotly anticipated is Handoff, which enables you to pick up where you left off in an...

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