iOS 9: New Ways to Add Email Attachments

10:28 AM, Oct. 13th, 2015 · · iOS

Add attachments in iOS 9 email messages

Today's Quick Tip is about attaching files in iOS 9. Did you know that you can now navigate to your iCloud Drive right from within the Mail app? Or that you can also enable attaching files from, say, Dropbox, without having to visit that app to do so? Well, now you know, so come in and find out all about it!

Apple News Runs Afoul of China’s Great Firewall

8:05 PM, Oct. 12th, 2015 · · iOS

Apple's iPhone in China

Apple may be running afoul of China's penchant for censorship, as the company recently deactivated its new Apple News app inside the borders. Technically, Apple News hasn't launched inside China in the first place, but users who downloaded the app outside the country have been reporting that it doesn't work once they cross the Great Firewall of China. it's a tricky spot for every Western tech company. Bryan Chaffin explains.

Build 20 Apps through iOS 9 and Xcode 7 Guide: $19

5:01 PM, Oct. 12th, 2015 · · iOS

iOS 9 & Xcode 7 Guide

We have a deal for you developers and aspiring developers today called "iOS 9 & Xcode 7 Guide." This training tutorial bundle will walk you through building 20 apps with Objective-C and Swift 2 using Apple's Xcode integrated development environment (IDE). Check out the deal listing for more details.

YiSpecter Malware Hits Non-jailbroken iPhones in China, Taiwan

5:06 PM, Oct. 5th, 2015 · · iOS

YiSpecter malware targets jailbroken and non-jailbroken iOS devices

iPhone and iPad users have yet another security threat to deal with, called YiSpecter, that targets jailbroken and non-jailbroken phones alike. Turns out it's been in the wild since November 2014, but don't get too worried because there's a good chance you haven't been infected.

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Never trust pop-ups that ask you to install software outside of the App Store. YiSpecter is a perfect example of what can happen when you do.

Tim Cook: The NSA Won’t Be Asking for Backdoors (Anymore)

5:18 PM, Oct. 2nd, 2015 · · iOS

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook said he doesn't think we will hear the U.S. National Security Agency asking for a back door into our iPhones, at least not any more. In an interview on NPR's All Things Considered on Thursday, Mr. Cook implied that even the FBI is coming around on the need for end-user encryption.

iPhone 6s/6s Plus: Turning Off Individual Live Photos

9:02 AM, Oct. 2nd, 2015 · · iOS

How to send stills from Live Photo pics

One of the new features of the iPhone 6s/6s Plus is the so-called Live Photos functionality; this'll take your still images and turn them into little video-like snapshots of the moments in your life. However, there's a big caveat: When you share a pic with someone through Messages, those Live Photos are sent as, well, Live Photos, which may be a problem if you just forgot the feature was turned on! We'll go over what to do in this Quick Tip.

How to Share Live Photos With Everyone (spoiler: Animated GIFs)

9:05 AM, Sep. 30th, 2015 · · iOS

Taking a Live Photo is pretty neat, and as long as you can iMessage someone running iOS 9, they can share in that neatness. If you want to share with other people, or even your Mac, you'll need an alternate solution. Kelly shows the easiest way to share out that amazing Live Photo for all the world to see, regardless of device.

How to View Live Photos in iOS 9

8:30 AM, Sep. 30th, 2015 · · iOS

iPhone with large camera lens

Live Photos are one of the new features of the iPhone 6s and 6s+. They're neat, but how do you show them off? Kelly has the scoop on how to send them to other Apple users, who can see them, and how to make them available to everyone else.

Google Adds Apple Watch App for Google Maps

7:29 PM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · iOS

Google Maps app on Apple Watch

Google Maps joined the Apple Watch bandwagon Tuesday. An update to the Google Maps client for iOS slipped in an Apple Watch app along with new comparison feature for different travel modes.

iOS 9 and Swift Adventure Bundle: $39

6:02 PM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · iOS

Rick and Jenna's iOS 9 Adventure Course

Check out this developer tutorial deal called the iOS 9 and Swift Adventure Bundle. It includes Rick and Jenna's iOS 9 Adventure Course and Swift: Learn Apple's Programming Language. Together these two courses feature 400 lectures and 36 hours of video content. Through our deal you can get this bundle for $39.