7 Tips for iOS 9 on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

8:10 PM, Nov. 6th, 2015 · · iOS


You know, it is getting hard to keep up with all the new options available on our iOS devices. My advice to beginners is to just learn the ones you want or need and learn additional ones as desired. Of course, to do that you have to know which ones you want. I’ve gathered a few that readers might find helpful or just fun.

Pay What You Want: Incredible iOS 9 Developer Bundle

5:29 PM, Nov. 6th, 2015 · · iOS

Incredible iOS 9 Developer Bundle

iOS 9, Swift 2, Xcode 7, app templates, Apple TV—we have a developer bundle for you today with all those things, eight courses in all. Plus, you get to pay what you want. Here's how it works: pay anything, even a penny, and you get two courses, Learn iOS 9 App Development with Xcode 7 & Swift 2 and iOS iPhone App Swift Template. If you'll beat the average price, which is US$8.95 as of this writing, you get all eight courses. Make the leaderboard at any point and you'll get five entries into the Tim Ferriss Round-the-World Giveaway. If that's not enough, 10 percent of the profits go to Project HOPE. Check out the deal for more information.

OS X and iOS: Get Rid of Safari Scam Pop-Ups

8:56 AM, Nov. 6th, 2015 · · iOS

How to kill Safari pop-up scams

If you've seen any of the nefarious Safari pop-ups that have been going around lately, you know how frightening they can be, especially for users who don't know how to stop programs from resuming where they left off the last time they were closed. It's pretty scary to think your Mac has been hijacked! In today's Quick Tip, we'll cover how to force those sinister pop-ups to go away under both OS X and iOS.

Walgreens First with Apple Pay Loyalty Card Support

10:49 AM, Nov. 5th, 2015 · · iOS

Walgreens adds Balance Rewards loyalty card support for Apple Pay

Apple added loyalty card support to Apple Pay in iOS 9, and now Walgreens is the first retailer to get on board. That means Walgreens customers can use their loyalty card in stores from their iPhone just like they do for credit card payments.

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An opportunity to ditch another card from my wallet? Yes, please.

Pangea Offers Developer Tutorial on Adding 3DTV Support to Apple TV Games

8:51 PM, Nov. 3rd, 2015 · · iOS

Bugdom 2 Stereo 3D Screenshot

Pangea Software founder Brian Greenstone has published a developer tutorial for adding 3DTV support—that is support for television sets with 3D—to their Apple TV 4th Generation games. This is trickier than it might seem at first blush because neither tvOS nor Apple TV support 3D TV—but Mr. Greenstone has figured out how to do with through tools available in OpenGL, and he's sharing.

Mega iOS App Design Kit: $44.50

4:40 PM, Nov. 2nd, 2015 · · iOS

Mega iOS App Design Kit

The Mega iOS Design Kit is a collection of more than 20 user interface screens and 300 design elements. It's aimed at developers who may not have the best design skills or the time to make their own user interface elements. This bundle also includes the source code from a live app, and more. Through our deal, you can get this deal for $44.50, half off the regular price.

iTunes: Delete Old Device Backups to Save Space

8:57 AM, Oct. 28th, 2015 · · iOS

How to remove old iOS device backups from your Mac

If you're running out of space on your Mac, you should definitely check to see if you've got old or unneeded iPhone/iPad backups within iTunes. They're easy to delete! Within today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt will show us how to clean those out, and she'll also go over a few more handy ways to use those device backups, too.

iOS 9: Search Your Photos with Siri

9:14 AM, Oct. 23rd, 2015 · · iOS

Use Siri to sort photos on your iPhone

Siri is the subject of today's Quick Tip, and boy, has Apple's voice assistant gotten smarter under iOS 9! We'll cover how you can use Siri to search through your photos quickly, so you don't have to go through and scroll past 8,531 images by hand to find the date or place you want to check out.

iOS 9.1 Released with New Emoji, Live Photos Fixes

1:37 PM, Oct. 21st, 2015 · · iOS

iOS 9.1 adds a taco emoji. All is well with the world.

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.

Apple Removes Hundreds of Apps for Snooping after They Got Past App Store Review Process

8:26 PM, Oct. 19th, 2015 · · iOS

Monster with Chinese flag in front of iPhone

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.