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FAA proposes new rules for small unmanned aircraft

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today is publishing new proposed rules for "small unmanned aircraft systems" — commonly (but not entirely accurately) referred to as "drones" — that would require an operator certificate and the user to be at least 17 years old. The proposed rules...
For just $9.95 this iPhone 6 Plus case and holster can be yours!

For just $9.95 this iPhone 6 Plus case and holster can be yours!

Made from a smooth and durable polycarbonate, this iPhone 6 Plus Shellster provides excellent drop protection thanks to the thick edging and impact resistant shell. The case and holster feature a patterned texture that gives you an enhanced grip. Get yours in black or white today and save 50%
Zane Lowe leaving BBC Radio 1 for Apple

Zane Lowe leaving BBC Radio 1 for Apple

BBC Radio 1 has announced that popular DJ, Zane Lowe, will be leaving this March to join Apple. While Apple doesn't operate a BBC-style radio service, they do operate iTunes, including the iTunes Radio service in the US and Australia, recently acquired the Beats Music service as well, and have...
Secret power-saving shortcuts: Six tricks to extend your iPhone battery life

Secret power-saving shortcuts: Six tricks to extend your iPhone battery life

The iPhone gets great battery life and the iPhone 6 Plus gets really great battery life. Apple has done a lot to make everything from their chipsets to their software management extremely power efficient. Yet every feature you use, you ultimately pay for with battery life. Most times it's not a...
nobody emails me anymore! that justifies shouting!

Comic: You say "accident," I say "reprieve"

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! Today: Why email is still the best. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
Save 75% on this hard case and holster for iPhone 5/5S today

Save 75% on this hard case and holster for iPhone 5/5S today

This durable combo gives you both a smooth textured hard case for everyday use along with a swivel holster for attaching to your belt or pocket. Today you can get both for only $9.95 while supplies last!
Apple CarPlay-compatible unit produced by Alpine

Apple's car project said to be self-driving, electric, and unconventionally manufactured

After exploding onto the scene we're learning more and more about Apple's supposed automotive project, which is now said to include self-driving technologies. The vehicle, which has been described as (at this stage) being "minivan-like" is definitely in the gestational stages, with Apple toying...
How would you change Apple's Photos app?

How would you change Apple's Photos app?

Photos was one of the apps that not only drove people to buy the original iPhone, but helped them show off why they bought it. Yes, Mike Matas and team had us at pinch-to-zoom. Over the years, Apple introduced video, integrated with additional services like Flickr, and added basic editing tools...
The Apple Car, 'Titan', CarPlay, and what comes next

The Apple Car, 'Titan', CarPlay, and what comes next

After Apple released the iPod there were rumors the company was working on a phone. (They were working on a tablet, but it became a phone). After the iPhone, there were rumors they were working on a tablet. After the iPad, rumors they were working on TV or a watch. Now that the Apple Watch is on...
Siri 'crushing' competitors at language accuracy

Siri 'crushing' competitors at language accuracy

Siri, Apple's virtual personal assistant, has been improving steadily since its introducing in 2011. Streaming text to speech is one of the most recent and obvious areas of improvement, but Siri has also been adding new features and better language support. In a recent test that spanned languages...
Paying with Apple Pay

US National Parks and other federal services will support Apple Pay come September

Today saw the United States federal government announce that they intend to support Apple Pay with their own payment cards, but a more consumer-facing Apple Pay implementation is coming as well later this year. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, speaking at a cyber security summit organized by the...
USAA (not the government, by the way) and Apple Pay

The US Federal Government's credit cards will soon be Apple Pay-compatible

The federal government of the United States is picking up support for Apple Pay, on both sides of the equation. Not only are Apple Pay-compatible payment terminals coming to your friendly neighborhood federal government agency office, but the federal government is poised to start paying for...
Beats Music on the iPhone 6

Apple's Beats-based streaming service said to be priced at $7.99/month, feature curated tunes

Apple's been rumored to have a new streaming service in the works ever since their $3 billion acquisition of Beats Music, and now we've got just a few more details on what might replace iTunes Radio. One such detail the price, which is said to be currently debating around $7.99/month (higher than...
Sift offers four-way gesture sorting of your email

Sift offers four-way gesture sorting of your email

The newly-released Sift app for iPhone and iPad offers yet another gesture-based method for sorting through your emails. The app, which presents you with one email at a time offers you the option to swipe up, down, left, or right to trigger options including marking the email as read, keeping it...
The Nike+ Fuel app, on a good day

Nike's Fuel app now integrates with Health, no longer requires a FuelBand

Nike today updated their long-standing FuelBand app to offer integration with Apple's Health app and services. In the process, the FuelBand app also dropped what has long been a requirement for the app to function: the Nike FuelBand itself. Accordingly, the app is now just "Nike+ Fuel". Users...
A salute to iOS gamers, or how to stop intimidating your non-gamer friends

A salute to iOS gamers, or how to stop intimidating your non-gamer friends

Ed: Welcome to iMore's author spotlight column, The Network. Every Friday, we'll be bringing you the perspective and charm of the best and brightest minds in the Apple and tech community. This week: Games journalist and podcaster Maddy Myers. While walking home the other day with a well-read...
AT&T's new 7GB data plan starts at $75

AT&T's newest data plan offers 7GB for $75

AT&T's added another tier to their Mobile Share Value data plans: 7GB for $75. Of course, that's just for the data, but if you're thinking about grabbing a new smartphone at the same time and go with AT&T's Next payment plan option for a new smartphone, they'll cut the $40 smartphone...
Grab screen protectors for your iPhone 6 today while they're only $4.95!

Grab screen protectors for your iPhone 6 today while they're only $4.95!

Shield your iPhone 6's display from annoying fingerprints and scratches while preventing glare at the same time with these precision cut protectors from Ventev. Including two per package, these custom screen protectors are simple to apply and leave absolutely no sticky residue when removed.
How to add someone to a group iMessage thread on iPhone and iPad

How to add someone to a group iMessage thread on iPhone and iPad

iMessage got some new tricks in iOS 8 and one of those is the ability to add new people to an existing iMessage group. That means instead of having to start a brand new conversation, you can just quickly add someone to the existing group chat in just a few taps! How to add a new person to a...
Best Valentine's Day apps for singles

Best Valentine's Day apps for singles

This upcoming Saturday is one of those greeting-card holidays that single folk don't particularly find themselves looking forward to, but not to worry: whether your coupled friends all have plans or you'd like to find a date of your own, it's iMore to the rescue! The App Store is stocked with...

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