TMO’s Big iOS 9 Content Blocker FAQ

1:44 PM, Sep. 21st, 2015 · · iPad

What you need to know about Apple's content blocker feature for the iPhone and iPad

Apple's Content Blocker feature is probably the most controversial addition to to iOS 9, and it also has the potential to be a great asset for mobile Web browsing if it's used responsibly. What are content blockers, and what's the right way to use them, you ask? Read on to find out.

Tainted Xcode gets Malware onto App Store, Apps Pulled

9:39 AM, Sep. 21st, 2015 · · iPad

Unofficial Xcode installers led to the biggest App Store malware incident to date

Apple has pulled a long list of iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store after discovering they contained malware that could steal personal data. The titles—including the popular WeChat— were created using versions of Xcode downloaded outside of Apple's developer site that injected the malware, dubbed XcodeGhost, into apps without developer's knowledge.

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You'd think developers, of all people, would understand the importance of making sure the tools for coding apps come from safe and legit sources.

Marco Arment Yanks Content Blocker Peace from App Store

1:57 PM, Sep. 18th, 2015 · · iPad

Developer pulls Peace iOS 9 content blocker from App Store

Only two days after releasing the iOS 9 content blocker app Peace developer Marco Arment has pulled it from Apple's App Store and killed any plans to release updates. He pulled the app not because of bugs, but instead because he wasn't comfortable being the arbiter of what we could and couldn't see on websites in Mobile Safari.

iOS 9: Content-Aware Reminders with Siri

3:20 PM, Sep. 17th, 2015 · · iPad

iOS 9's content aware Siri

iOS 9 is here! Whoo-hoo! To celebrate, we've got a Quick Tip about one of the new features of Siri: creating reminders based on what you're looking at on your screen. With this, you can have your device remind you about webpages, emails, locations, messages, and so on. It's pretty much the bee's knees.

Titan Loop MFi-Certified Lightning Cable: $19.95

5:10 PM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · iPad

Titan Loop MFi-Certified Lightning Cable

We have a deal for you today on the Titan Loop MFi-Certified Lightning Cable. This charging cable is metal clad, which makes it tough, but its designed to be looped around your keychain for portability. This device is priced at $30, but through our deal you can get it for $19.95.

iOS 9: Use Two Fingers to Manipulate Text

8:50 AM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · iPad

Using gestures in iOS 9 to select text

There are a few special features within iOS 9 that are specifically for use on your iPad, and in today's Quick Tip, we're going to go over one of our favorites. If you place two fingers on your screen, you can select text more easily and move your cursor around. Plus, there's a handy new set of shortcuts to use when you need to, say, copy or format text. Neat!

Flimsy Rumor Claims iPad Air 3 still Coming this Fall

11:44 AM, Sep. 15th, 2015 · · iPad

Is an iPad Pro-level iPad Air 3 coming this fall? Not likely.

A new rumor claims the iPad Air 3, which wasn't announced at last week's media event for the iPhone 6s and iPad Pro, is going to be released this fall. It goes on to say the new model will have pretty much the same specs as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but will stick with the familiar 9.7-inch screen, or maybe go with a 12-inch screen. Either way, the report seems flimsy at best.

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Nope, nope, nope. Apple is not going to announce an iPad Pro-level iPad Air in October just a month before the brand new 12.9-inch model ships.