iOS 9.3: How to Enable Night Shift Mode

3:58 PM, Jan. 15th, 2016 · · iPhone

How to enable and use iOS 9.3's Night Shift mode

The iOS 9.3 public beta is out and it includes a cool new feature called Night Shift. No, it isn't an evening job; instead, it's an option to cut down on our iOS device's blue light cast at night to help reduce the impact screen viewing has on our circadian rhythm.

Apple Releases iOS 9.3 Public Beta

9:26 AM, Jan. 15th, 2016 · · iPhone

iOS 9.3 made the jump to public beta

Developers got their hands on iOS 9.3 a couple days ago, and now public beta participants can do the same. The update (build 13E5181f) includes several new features such as Night Shift, and multi-user support for iPads in schools.

Apple Denies Agreeing to Make iOS-to-Android Migration Tool under Pressure from EU

6:01 PM, Jan. 12th, 2016 · · iPhone

Apple in Europe

London newspaper The Telegraph reported Tuesday that Apple was working on a "simple tool" that would make it easy for iOS users to move their contacts, music, and photos to Android. The newspaper said Apple had agreed to do so under pressure from the European Commission (EC), but Re/code then reported that Apple flatly denied the story. Bryan Chaffin walks us through what it all means.

ZUS Smart Car Charger and Locator: $29.99

5:22 PM, Jan. 11th, 2016 · · iPhone

ZUS Smart Car Charger and Locator

ZUS is a smart car charger for your iOS or Android device that serves double duty as a locator for your car.  The device's circuitry can charge your iPhone up to two times faster than other chargers, which is cool in and of itself. But then with a free companion app, it becomes a beacon you can use to find your car. Check out the deal listing for more details, including a video showing the device and app in use.

Apple Patent Application Describes Dual-Lens iPhone Camera System

10:30 AM, Jan. 8th, 2016 · · iPhone

iphone camera lens

Apple has filed a patent application describing how the use of two separate lenses with different focal lengths could bring effective optical zoom, simultaneous capture of full-resolution photos and video, and improved three-dimensional sensor mapping to a future iPhone design.