iOS

Apple Maps Expands to Find My iPhone in iCloud Beta

6:12 PM, Jul. 8th, 2014 · · iOS

Apple Maps

Brave souls using the iCloud beta site are seeing a new map in the Find my iPhone application, one from Apple instead of one from Google. The change represents yet another step in Apple's long divorce with Google Maps.

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It's about time Apple relied on its own maps all the way around. Hopefully since it's in the iCloud beta site it will just happen and not have to wait for a Mac OS or iOS release.

iOS 7: Organize Your Music App

8:30 AM, Jul. 5th, 2014 · · iOS

Let’s talk about the Music app’s toolbar. Wanna change it? Wanna remove that iTunes Radio icon and put in something that you actually use? Hey, we understand. That’s what we’ve got for you here in this Quick Tip!

Apple Squashes 35 Security Bugs in iOS 7.1.2 for Siri, Webkit, More

2:54 PM, Jun. 30th, 2014 · · iOS

iOS7 Bugs

There weren't that many line items in the iOS 7.1.2 update Apple released on Monday, but the company smushed some 35 security bugs, including 18 memory leak issues in Safari alone. A security flaw that allowed someone to use Siri to view an iPhone's Contacts without a passcode was also addressed, as were a number of issues in WebKit.

How To Install Fonts Onto Your iPad

6:30 PM, Jun. 28th, 2014 · · iOS

A Woman’s hands holding an iPad

Under iOS 7, you can install your own fonts, and use them in any app that supports the selection and changing of text font. Let Sandro Cuccia show you how he recently was able to do this on his iPad in order to accommodate a particular font for a Keynote presentation.

Hands-On with the T-Mobile Test Drive and iPhone

3:25 PM, Jun. 27th, 2014 · · iOS

T-Mobile Test Drive

Curious about T-Mobile’s service? Have them send you an iPhone to try it out! TMO’s Melissa Holt signed up for the Test Drive, and in this article, she’ll tell us what they sent her, how she liked the experience, and what caveats to remember if you want to go for a Test Drive too.

Google I/O 2014 Keynote Highlights: Wear, Cars, and ‘L’

9:03 PM, Jun. 25th, 2014 · · iOS

Newsweek Cover

Google kicked off its own developer conference Wednesday, titled Google I/O, with a keynote address. Not content with just phones and tablets, the Android OS has extended to cars and TVs and watches too. With health tracking.

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Different approaches to the same issue are a good thing. It's fascinating to watch Google show an alternate path. I was really interested until I saw that giant slab of glass on each presenter's wrist.