Apple released iOS 8.1.3 Tuesday, and update that most notably reduces the amount of storage required to install an update. In the past year, a number of users were upset to find they could not install over-the-air (OTA) updates on their iPhones and iPads because of the amount of space required. The update also includes various bug fixes.
What Melissa Holt's discussing today is how to mute text conversations under both Yosemite and iOS 8. So, you know, when your Aunt Zelda texts for the bajillionth time about your family reunion, you can at least come a little bit closer to ignoring her. Some darned peace and quiet just may be offered in this Quick Tip.
Thunderbolt booting, repair pricing/strategies, unreliable Apple TV connections, Skype microphone recommendations and monitors that make your Mac crash. All of this and more in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Have a question or tip of your own? Send it in and your two favorite geeks will cover it!
In Part 2 of the iPhoneography Portrait series Vern Seward gives more tips on how to improve your portraits.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen's solution for BlackBerry's struggles is to require every developer and service provider to make their products work on all mobile platforms. Bryan Chaffin thinks this is a remarkably bad idea as self serving as it is devoid of logic.
This Quick Tip is about the two new mailbox options we've got under iOS 8: "Thread Notifications" and "Today." If you want a quick place to look at all of the emails that fall under those categories, this article's for you!
Pixel Press, makers of Pixel Press Floors, have released an Adventure Time game called Adventure Time Game Wizard. If you (or someone with access to your iPad) are fans of Finn and Jake, this is a chance to tag along with them as they explore a magical sketchbook.
Want to shoot better protraits with your iPhone? Vern Seward shows you how in this the first of a three part series on taking portraits in this installment of iPhoneography 101.
You may have heard of Xiaomi, a company many are calling the new Apple. They're also calling the Xiaomi Mi Note an iPhone killer. Well, I know Apple. And Xiaomi is no Apple.
Samsung is reportedly sniffing around BlackBerry, and may have even made an offer to buy the Ontario, Canadian company for US$7.5 billion. According to Reuters, Samsung offered some $13.35 to $15.49 per share to buy BlackBerry, but was rebuffed.
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Yeah, buying BlackBerry will finally let Samsung take it to Apple. ::snort:: That'll really change everything. ::choke:: Can't stand it anymore...LOL
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