iOS 9: Using Mail Markup with Photos

9:01 AM, Nov. 25th, 2015 · · iOS

How to mark up photos in iOS 9's Mail app

iOS 9's Mail app has a feature that'll let you annotate images before you send them, so if you've gotta add in your signature, circle part of an image for clarity, or put in a text box, you can do so. In today's Quick Tip, we'll tell you how!

PSA: If You’re Having Network Troubles, Turn Off Wi-Fi Calling

8:45 PM, Nov. 24th, 2015 · · iOS

Tin cans with a broken string

Funny thing happened today: our own Adam Christianson was having trouble with his Internet connection. So, he called up his provider, but his phone call kept dropping. Holy 2007, Batman! Turns out he had Wi-Fi Calling turned on, and the very Internet connection he was calling about was dropping his calls to his cable company.

iOS 9: Control Siri’s Sounds

8:50 AM, Nov. 24th, 2015 · · iOS

How to make Siri silent when you mute your iPhone

There's a way under iOS that you can actually mute Siri using the switch on the side of your device, so if you're easily embarrassed by Apple's voice assistant shouting at you in public, we've got you covered. Now all you'll have to do is remember to mute the darned thing when necessary! We may not be able to help you with that.

5 iPhone Apps to Make Your Holiday Events Easier

6:30 PM, Nov. 23rd, 2015 · · iOS

Your iPhone can help cut holiday stress with the right apps

Our iPhones can be an invaluable resource during the holidays and with Thanksgiving only a few days away it's time to put them to work making our lives easier and less stressful. We can use our iPhones to make our holiday meals even more special, mix up the perfect cocktail, play group games, and let everyone share in the good memories we're making. The Mac Observer's Jeff Gamet put together a list of some of his favorite apps to help you out. The only thing missing is the perfect dairy-free gingerbread recipe to make him happy.

iOS and Xcode Developer Training Lifetime Subscription: $79

5:53 PM, Nov. 16th, 2015 · · iOS

iOS and Xcode Developer Training

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Mozilla Brings Firefox to iPhone, iPad

11:32 AM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · · iOS

Firefox on Apple's new iPad Pro

Mozilla finally released Firefox for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Thursday, following through on their announcement from about a year ago. The iOS version of the Web browser supports syncing tabs, book marks, and history with other devices, and includes private browsing support, and includes iPad Pro support, too.

Apple Pay Person-to-person Payment Support May be in the Works

9:25 AM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · · iOS

You may be able to pay your friends from your iPhone soon with Apple Pay

Apple may be planning on giving PayPal and Square a run for their money. The iPhone and iPad maker is reportedly working on deals with banks so Apple Pay users can make person-to-person payments.

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Adding personal payment support to Apple Pay would be a pretty big move. It's almost like Apple wants to make cash obsolete.

InstaAgent Pulled from App Store for Stealing User Names, Passwords

9:28 AM, Nov. 11th, 2015 · · iOS

Uh oh! More malware found on the App Store!

Apple has pulled the popular InstaAgent app from the App Store after discovering it was harvesting Instagram user names and passwords. The app was touted as a tool to show who had viewed your Instagram profile, but instead was sending user's logins unencrypted to a remote server.

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More egg on Apple's face. The consolation is that Apple is a quick learner, so hackers hoping to slip through the process with similar techniques are most likely out of luck.