Holiday season means package shipping, and Vern Seward found three iOS apps that will help you arrange and managing all that shipping in this week's Free on iTunes. FedEx, UPS Mobile, and USPS Mobile.
Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller told a jury on Thursday that the iPhone was a "bet the company" kind of product. The marketing executive testified in the retrial for damages in a patent infringement victory trial against, where he said that all of Apple works on iPhone today in one way or another.
Apple released iOS 7.0.4 Thursday, an update to address a specific FaceTime Bug. Apple's patch notes also mention unspecified bug fixes and improvements.
Apple has finally updated iBooks for iOS, flattening the app and ripping out almost all of the skeuomorphic design elements. Gone are the wooden shelves and the book pages that look like the pages of a book, but Apple did leave in the main skeuomorphic element I was hoping to keep—page curl animations.
iOS 7 comes with a bunch of fancy animations and effects that add some depth and overall make the OS feel alive and cool. While they may look cool, those effects can slow down your iPhone's performance. You can get that speed boost back by changing one simple setting. Michael Johnston shows you how.
Apple asked a jury on Tuesday for US$380 million in damages from Samsung in a damages retrial. This figure is less than the $450 million Apple was originally awarded and then thrown out by Judge Lucy Koh—hence the retrial—but it is a tad more than the $53 million that Samsung says it should pay. Bryan Chaffin explains where these numbers came from.
OS X and iOS 7 let you create personal ringtones from your iTunes account for your iPhone without the aid of any additional software. Nancy Carroll Gravley walks you through the steps to make it happen.
Notification banners have been a welcome part of our lives in iOS for a while now, although you may have noticed them change in iOS 7. Now that they’re bigger, they’re certainly easier to read. However, many times they just get in the way of what you’re trying to do. Michael Johnston knows how to get those notifications out of the way, and he's sharing with you.
The crew at Pebble released an update for their self named smartwatch on Monday, bringing with it support for iOS 7's Notification Center. Now any alerts that show up in Notification Center will automatically appear on your Pebble, too.
Want to place your contact information on your Mac’s Lock screen? How about a “Reward if Found” message on your iPhone or iPad? Sandro Cuccia shows you how to create customized messages on your Mac’s and iOS Device’s Lock screen.
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