iOS

iSafe Drive Lite (32GB): $69

4:46 PM, Apr. 4th, 2016 · · iOS

iSafe Drive Lite (32GB)

Check out the iSafe Drive Lite (32GB), a storage device with a Lightning connector on one side and a USB connector on the other. Use that slider to pick which one is out. It's MFi-certified, and it's designed to let you transfer data between your Mac or PC and your iOS device. You can stream music or movies from it, and it's protected with AES 256 bit encryption. Pretty slick, and through our deal you can get it for $69. Check out the deal listing for details.

iMyfone D-Back iOS Data Recovery: $24.99

5:12 PM, Apr. 1st, 2016 · · iOS

iMyfone D-Back iOS Data Recovery on Mac

Check out iMyfone D-Back iOS Data Recovery, a utility that will let you recover 22 different file types from an iPhone. The developer says that it recovers files when they’ve been deleted, your device was lost or damaged, it was attacked by a virus, was reset, or is locked by a forgotten passcode. Maybe the FBI could use it? Through our deal, it's priced at $24.99. There's a pulldown menu that lets you choose a version that runs on the Mac or Windows.

iOS 9: Interact with Notifications on Your iPhone and iPad

9:05 AM, Apr. 1st, 2016 · · iOS

How to interact with Notifications on your iPhone or iPad

If you want to learn about different ways you could use Notification Center, then this article's for you! We find that a lot of people only see this iOS feature when they accidentally swipe to bring it down, but we actually find interacting with our notifications to be a real time-saver. Melissa Holt's got the details in today's Quick Tip.

iOS 9.3.1 Fixes Problem with Tapping Links

6:59 PM, Mar. 31st, 2016 · · iOS

iOS 9.3.1 Screenshot

Apple released iOS 9.3.1 Thursday, a release that corrected a problem some users had when tapping links. It was an issue many noticed with iOS 9.3, but was likely present in earlier versions of iOS, too.

SNES30 Bluetooth Game Controller and Smartphone Holder: $34.95

4:22 PM, Mar. 29th, 2016 · · iOS

SNES30 Bluetooth Game Controller and Smartphone Holder

Check out the SNES30, a reproduction of the original controller from the Super Nintendo, complete with purple buttons. But this is a modern game controller with USB and Bluetooth connectivity, and it even includes a mount for your smartphone to hold it at the right angle. We have a deal on this device for $35.95. Check out the deal page for more information.

ACLU Says Fight for Privacy Isn’t Over, EFF Urges U.S. to Disclose iPhone Security Bypass

9:29 PM, Mar. 28th, 2016 · · iOS

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The FBI withdrew its demand for Apple to create a new operating system bypassing security protections on iPhones Monday, but the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) both issued statements saying the fight over privacy wasn't over. The EFF also asked the U.S. Department of Justice to disclose the method used to break into the work iPhone of Syed Farook to Apple.

Apple Asks for Delay in Drug Dealer Phone Case to See if FBI’s Crack Works

6:15 PM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · iOS

Apple in Court

Apple has asked for a delay in a New York court involving a drug dealer's iPhone. According to Reuters, Apple filed the request on Thursday arguing that if the FBI has a way to get into the work iPhone of dead terrorist Syed Farook, it may be able to use that method to get into the iPhone of the alleged drug dealer. If so, Apple argued, "it would eliminate the need for Apple's assistance."

iOS 9 and Swift 2 Developer Training Program: $19.99

4:59 PM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · iOS

iOS 9 and Swift 2 with iPhone

Check out this developer training program for iOS 9 and Swift 2, Apple's newest coding language for iOS. It features 77 lectures with 15.5 hours of content that will walk you through building a music video app. You'll also learn source control with Git/Github and Xcode integration; learn how to understand the JSON format and use the JSON Editor; learn how to understand the model-view-controller design pattern and best coding practices, and more. Through our deal, you can get this tutorial for $19.99.

Apple Fixes iPad 2 Bricking with new iOS 9.3 Updater

10:02 AM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · iOS

New iOS 9.3 updater fixes iPad 2 bricking issue

Apple rolled out an updated version of iOS 9.3 for the iPad 2 Thursday afternoon to address a problem where users couldn't activate their tablet after installing. The revised iOS 9.3 installer is build 13E236.