iOS 9 introduces a handy feature called Slide Over for modern iPads. It allows you to slide in a secondary app from the right side and interact with it, perhaps to quickly check on something or grab some data. In this Quick Tip, John Martellaro explains how to use Slide Over.
Along with iOS 9.1, Apple released watchOS 2.0.1 on Wednesday. The update for Apple's smartwatch includes support for the new emoji in iOS 9.1, improved battery performance, and more.
Apple released iOS 9.1 on Wednesday after offering it as a public beta for several weeks. The official public release includes several new emoji, improvements for Live Photos, and adds Apple News support for UK users.
Ever since the Apple Watch shippind in April, The Mac Observer has reviewed several Apple Watch charging docks. Here, John Martellaro lists them all, sizes them up with updated ratings and makes his recommendations in time for your holiday shopping.
The wait for the updated Apple TV is almost over. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the new version of the set top streaming TV box will be available for pre-order next week and will ship before the end of the month.
Apple allowed hundreds of apps into the App Store even though they were scraping personal information directly in violation of Apple's developer guidelines. The company has since pulled the apps and banned the compromised third party advertising SDK responsible for the snooping, but it shows Apple's walled garden can't keep the bad guys out with 100 percent accuracy.
Despite the apparent simplicity of the Apple Watch charging docks, there are several factors to consider. Those include practicality, protection, stability, possible ways the charging cable can be damaged when installed and removed, adjustability of presentation angle, use for both Portrait mode and Nightstand mode, and so on. The Twelve South Forté is exceptionally beautiful, and has a good design, but it doesn't score 100 percent on all counts.
Let's face it: we all need more lasers in our lives. AMIRIGHT? Enter iPin Laser Pointer for iPhone, a laser pointer you plug into your headphone jack. Combined with a free companion app, you can use this device for presentations and annoying the cat, too. You can get this little beauty for $42.99 through our deal, so check it out.
The Harry Potter-style Live Photos you can take with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are really cool, fun to share, and easy to take. That doesn't, however, mean it's obvious how to enable Live Photos—something I realized after being asked just that several times in the past few days. Read on to learn how to enable and disable Live Photos with a tap.
Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro has an official thumbs up from the FCC, which means the company can sell it in the United States. Apple plans to start selling its new model in November, so the FCC approval means the company is still on track to keep that promise.
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FCC approval is a standard part of the iPad pre-release cycle. It isn't any surprise that the iPad Pro passed the process, but it is an indicator that it's still on schedule for a November launch.
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