iOS

G Cloud Unlimited Backup for iPhone and Android: 5-Year Subscription for $29.99

5:01 PM, Jun. 24th, 2016 · · iOS

G Cloud on iPhone and Android

We have a deal for you today on G Cloud, a 5-year unlimited backup plan for iPhone and Android devices for $29.99. G Cloud allows you to backup and restore your device from within their dedicated app, and you're able to view that content online, as well. It's being stored on AWS, Amazon's cloud service, using military-grade 256-AES encryption. You can get this 5-year subscription through us for $29.99.

Elgato Eve, an App for Controlling Smart Devices

4:50 PM, Jun. 22nd, 2016 · · iOS

eve app easy homekit

Dr. Mac says he's tried at least half a dozen apps for controlling his smart HomeKit devices, but the only one that checked all his boxes was the Eve app from Elgato. He's got the lowdown in this installment of Rants & Raves.

YoCam Versatile Waterproof Camera: $179

5:32 PM, Jun. 21st, 2016 · · iOS

YoCam

Check out the YoCam, a small camera that is waterproof up to 20 feet (IP68). It takes photos or video, and has video stabilization, too. It weighs just 1.9 ounces, and it has a companion app for iPhone and Android devices for processing images. You can get YoCam through our deal for $179.

Apple Will Support RAW Photo Files in iOS 10 (for Professionals)

8:13 PM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iOS

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Apple is taking a significant step towards making iPhone a(n even more) serious camera for professionals in iOS 10 by adding support for RAW photo files. The information was included in a slide during Monday's World Wide Developer Conference keynote, and TechCrunch reported details from a WWDC session confirming RAW support in iOS 10.

How to Join Apple’s iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Public Beta Program

10:50 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iOS

Signing up for Apple's iOS 10 and macOS Sierra public betas is easy

If you love rushing in where angels fear to tread, or just want to start playing with iOS 10 and macOS Sierra before they're officially available this fall, it's time to sign up for Apple's public beta program. You'll get access to pre-release versions come July, but keep in mind "beta" means "not ready for daily use on mission-critical devices."

Does Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Support iOS 10?

10:05 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iOS

Apple is dropping some devices for iOS 10 compatibility

Apple loaded up the feature list for iOS 10 during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. Despite all the cool new stuff we'll be able to do with our iPhone and iPads, the list of compatible devices is still surprisingly long. If you aren't sure if your iOS gear can handle the new version, The Mac Observer has you covered with our definitive list of compatible devices.

OS X and iOS: Private Browsing, Quickly

8:55 AM, Jun. 14th, 2016 · · iOS

Today's Quick Tip is about fast ways you can start a new private browsing session on either your Mac or your iOS device. So if you need your web searches and history to be secret, you can make that happen, as quick as a wink!

iOS 10 Lets you Delete Bundled Apps You Don’t Want

6:45 PM, Jun. 13th, 2016 · · iOS

When iOS 10 ships my exiled apps folder will be nearly empty

My iPhone has a folder called Rura Penthe where all the built in apps I never use are exiled. When iOS 10 ships that's going to be a very lonely place because we'll finally be able to delete those pre-installed apps we never use, like Stocks, News, and Tips.